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Events and Witness Trips

  • 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 & 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-May 8, 2018. The pilgrimage has two goals: to experience the holy sites that have shaped our faith; to explore how first-century conditions that shaped Jesus' life and ministry continue to shape the lives of Palestinians and Israelis today.
  • 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.