Westminster Connect Group Israel Trip 2017


Daily Connect Group At Beginning of Day.
Run through what we are seeing, prayer and Bible study.

Saturday 21st

19:55 Arrive Tel Aviv
22:00 Jerusalem Old City – Austrian Hospice

Sunday 22nd

07:00 Breakfast
10:00 Baptism River Jordan
13:00 Sea of Galilee beachside lunch
14:30 Church of the Primacy of Peter
15:30 Church / Mount of Beatitudes (Sermon on the Mount)
16:30 Monastery of the Holy Apostles

Monday 23rd

08:00 Breakfast
10:45 Jaffa Gate
11:00 Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
12:00 Hill of Golgotha
12:30 Grave of Adam
13:00 Discovery of the true Cross
14:00 Hidden sections of the Western Wailing Wall
15:00 Follow the stations of the Cross – Via Dolorosa
16:00 and much more

Tuesday 24th

08:00 Breakfast
09:30 Chapel of Ascension
11:00 Garden of Gethsemane
12:30 Church of all Nations
13:15 Flevit Super Illam (where Jesus wept over Jerusalem)
14:00 Church of Pater Noster (Celebration of Lords Prayer)
15:00 Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdalene
16:00 St Georges Cathedral – Anglican Service

Wednesday 25th

05:00 Breakfast
09:00 Massada (Jewish rebels overcame the Roman Garrison of Masada in 66 CE)
11:00 Ein Gedi (where David hid from Saul)
13:00 Dead Sea
16:00 Long drive back to Jerusalem

Thursday 26th

07:00 Breakfast
08:00 Check Out from Austrian Hospice
09:00 Explore the Tunnels of the Wailing Wall
10:00 Subterranean prayer at the site of the entrance to the Holy of Holies
14:00 Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum)
19:00 Arrive Tel Aviv accommodation

Friday 27th

Day at the Tel Aviv beach.
In the afternoon exploring NeveTzedek and Jaffa.

Saturday 28th

09:00 Depart for Bethlehem (bring passports)
11:00 Church of the Nativity / St Catherine Church
12:45 Lunch in Manger Square
14:15 Milk Grotto / Mary’s Shrine (Where Mary nursed Jesus before going to Egypt)
16:00 Tomb of Mary
19:00 Wrap it up Dinner!!

Saturday 28th

Free Time
13:00 Leave for Tel Aviv Airport

Easyjet Flights

21 October – 12:50 from Gatwick to Tel Aviv landing at 19:55

29 October – 1510 Tel Aviv to Luton landing at 18:45


Two types of accommodation are available, shared rooms or dormitory spaces at both The Tel Aviv Hostel and Austrian Hospice.

Shared rooms are for between two and four people from our group.  A dormitory is a larger room shared other guests.


Each person is responsible for their own airfare.
We will be booking the accommodation on the 21st of July.
Block booking means we will receive a discount we will pass on.
The approximate cost per person for transport, breakfast and a second meal each day is approximately £60 per day.