EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY AND PROFESSIONAL VISIT
"Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem..." Psalm 122: 2
After Breakfast at the Hotel, we will first visit the church of Ascension, one of the most ancient churches of the world. Here we can see Jesus' footprint. Our next stop will be the Pater Noster, where Jesus taught his disciples what would happen in the end of the days and also the Lord’s Prayer. We then continue to the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem from the summit of the Mount of Olives,"...his feet will stand on Mount of olives ..." Zechriah 14 : 4 we head off to follow the footsteps of Jesus in his triumphant entry into the Holy City. We walk through the Palm Sunday road, and visit the church of Dominus Flevit, " as he approached Jerusalem and saw the city he wept over it ..." Luke 19 :41 the point from which he prophesised of the destruction of the city and of the Temple. We shall continue to Gethsemane,"they went to a place called Gethsemane..." Mark 14:32
where Jesus was arrested. On to the Western Wall, which is considered the holiest site for the Jewish faith, we are able to put our notes of wishes in the cracks of the wall.
Continuing to the Mount of Zion,we visit the Upper room where Jesus had the last supper with his disciples,"... He will show you a large upper room..." Luke 22:12 where the Holy Spirit descended upon Jesus' disciples in tongues of fire during the Pentecost feast. We shall visit King Davids tomb and go down to Caphis House" They took Jesus to the high priest ..." Mark 14:53 where Peter denied Jesus three times, and where Jesus spent his last night in the pit before his crucifixion.
On our way to Bethlehem," so Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea , to Bethlehem the town of David..." Luke 2: 4 the place of the birth of Jesus, we will pass through the Hinum Valley where Judas hung himself. We will have lunch in Bethlehem, and then visit the church of Nativity, including visitng the grotto where Jesus was born."she wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger , because there was no room for them in the inn..." Luke 2 :7 After which we will head to Shepherds Fields, " and there were shepherds living out in the fields near by ..." Luke 2:8 where the glory of God shone around them just before the birth of Jesus. If time permits we drive to Mount Moraiah. (Overnight in Jerusalem/ Bethlehem).