Worship in The Holy Land with Jonathan Russell 2025

Worship in The Holy Land with Jonathan Russell 2025

March 31, 2025

- April 10, 2025


11 Days, 10 Nights

Bethlehem, Israel

Hosts/Guest Artists:

Dr. Jonathan Russell


Phil & Sheri Barfoot



  • WALK where Jesus walked along the VIA DOLOROSA!
  • TAKE communion at the GARDEN TOMB!
  • WORSHIP as we sail across the SEA OF GALILEE!
  • ENJOY a special teaching and worship time on the MOUNT OF BEATITUDES!
  • JOIN in worship together during special Carols by Candlelight service in a SHEPHERD’S CAVE!
  • RENEW your wedding vows at CANA!
  • REFRESH your spirit as you are baptized in the JORDAN RIVER!
  • EXPERIENCE renewal and refreshing during special WORSHIP and TEACHING times!

Daily Itinerary

Monday, March 31st

  • Depart the US for overnight flight to Tel-Aviv

Tuesday, April 1st

  • Late morning / early afternoon arrival into Tel-Aviv
  • Transfer to our hotel for check-in
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Brief orientation

Wednesday, April 2nd

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Bethany, Lazarus’ tomb
  • The Church of the Pater Noster (Lord’s Prayer church)
  • Church of the Transfiguration
  • Lunch
  • Mount of Olives, Dominus Flevit Church, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations
  • Mt. Zion, upper room and David’s Tomb
  • The Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu
  • Dinner at the famous Grotto Restaurant in Bethlehem
  • Carols by Candlelight in an ancient Shepherd’s Cave

Thursday, April 3rd

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Grotto & Church of the Nativity, birthplace of Christ, St. Catherine’s Church
  • Upper and Lower Herodium
  • Lunch
  • Worship and Communion at the Garden Tomb
  • Rehearsal and sound check
  • Dinner at Dar Annadwa
  • Concert in Bethlehem at Dar Annadwa International Center

Friday, April 4th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Masada & Qumran
  • Lunch
  • Swim in the Dead Sea (Kalia Beach)
  • Mini tour of Jericho and Mount of Temptation
  • Shopping in Jericho
  • Dinner at hotel

Saturday, April 5th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visits to Dome of the Rock, Western Wailing Wall, Walled City of Jerusalem, Pools of Bethesda, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the 14 Stations of the Cross.
  • Lunch
  • City of David / Hezekiah’s Tunnel
  • Shopping in Bethlehem

Sunday, April 6th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Divide into groups to minister in local Bethlehem churches
  • Lunch
  • Israel museum
  • Holocaust museum (Yad Vashem)
  • Dinner at hotel

Monday, April 7th

  • Breakfast at hotel / Check-out of hotel
  • Opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River
  • Church of the Multiplication and the Chapel of St. Peter’s Primacy
  • Lunch at St. Peter’s Fish restaurant
  • Visit the ruins of Capernaum
  • Meaningful worship time at the Mount of Beatitudes
  • Check-in to the hotel in Tiberius
  • Dinner at hotel

Tuesday, April 8th

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Worship together as we ride a boat across the Sea of Galilee, Ginosar – Jesus Boat
  • Visit Cana (renew your wedding vows)
  • Lunch
  • Nazareth Village, Basilica of the Annunciation
  • Dinner
  • Farewell Celebration

Wednesday, April 9th

  • Breakfast at hotel / Check-out of hotel
  • Caesarea Philippi
  • Visit Carmel for a special worship and teaching time, enjoy beautiful Haifa and the Plain of Armageddon
  • Lunch
  • Visit Caesarea Maritima, Water Aqueducts
  • Visit the ancient city of Jaffa
  • Dinner
  • Depart for airport
  • Check-in at airport for return flights to USA
  • Preferred flights late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning

Thursday, April 10th

  • Arrival back in the US

What's Included:

Included with package
  • Transportation by modern motor coach
  • Accommodations at excellent hotels
  • Breakfast & dinner each day while in the Holy Land
  • A final packet including an itinerary with all details pertaining to the trip and luggage tags
  • Rental fees of performance venues and associated costs
  • Individual health insurance coverage
  • Tour management, and coordination of all items related to the tour
  • Assistance from CCT Staff throughout the tour
  • Admissions to various itinerary events


What’s Not Included

  • Tips to drivers and guides
  • Airfare
  • Travel to and from your home to departure airport
  • Meals not specified in itinerary