Events and Witness Trips
The Forgotten Faithful
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 to Thursday, March 8, 2018
Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center invites you to join us for nine nights to experience the reality of life in today’s Holy Land. Worship with Palestinian Christians. Meet and reflect with Palestinian Christians and Muslims as well as with Jewish Israelis and internationals who partner with Sabeel in non-violent resistance against the violation of international and humanitarian law. Experience the realities of the Palestinian community living under Israeli occupation: the wall, settlements, checkpoints, confiscated land and demolished homes, refugee camps, and environmental degradation.
Popular Resistance and Liberation Theology in Palestine
Thursday, April 12, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018
The April FOSNA witness trip will focus on grassroots leaders and others engaged in popular resistance in Palestine and Israel. Designed for those who have been to Palestine and Israel previously, it provides a political, theological, and economic analysis of the impact of the military occupation, various models of popular resistance, and implications for our work at home. You will visit Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus, and the Negev, meeting community activists and leaders at the local, regional, and national levels.
In the Footsteps of Jesus: An Alternative Tour to Palestine and Israel
Friday, April 27, 2018 to Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Disciples/UCC Global Ministries volunteer missionaries Jeff and Janet Wright of Fort Collins are hosting their annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land. You can learn more about the tour's itinerary and costs on their website: www.footstepsofJesustour.org. Dates of the trip are April 27 through May 8, 2018. The pilgrimage has two goals: to experience the holy sites that have shaped our faith, and to explore how the first-century conditions that shaped Jesus' life and ministry continue to shape the lives of Palestinians and Israelis today.
Come and See Witness Trip
Sunday, June 17, 2018 to Saturday, June 30, 2018
On this two-week-long tour of Palestine and Israel, visit Christian, Jewish, and Muslim holy sites; learn about the impact of the Israeli occupation on Palestinian life; and consider what is needed for a just peace.
Abraham’s Children Searching for Justice in Israel and Palestine
Saturday, July 14, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Travel to Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Nazareth to meet Palestinian and Israeli Jews, Muslims, Christians, and secularists working for a just peace through international law. Gain skills to work work nonviolently for peace, justice, equality, human rights, and international law—at home, in Israel and Palestine, and throughout the world. The tour will include visits to holy sites, museums, refugee camps, a hospital, and more.
The Holy Land: A Peacemaker’s Pilgrimage
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 to Sunday, January 27, 2019
On this three-city pilgrimage, highlights include the Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, the Old City, Via Dolorosa, Yad Vashem, the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, and much more...