• June 13, 2024
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Presbyterian Church of East Africa has organized a Pilgrimage to Egypt and Israel from 12th to 21st August 2024. This pilgrimage is open to all Kenyans with a valid passport, and willing and able to pay USD 2,200. This amount will cover a return ticket, full board accommodation, local transport in Israel and Egypt, visa costs, travel insurance and other travel logistics. Registration for this pilgrimage closes on 15th July 2024.

Pilgrimage to Israel and Egypt form an important component of the biblical and salvific story. Visiting these lands can be a great boost to our faith and theology. Both Egypt and Israel are deeply rooted in religious history. Israel, in particular, is considered holy land for three major world religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Many religious sites in these countries hold great importance for believers, such as the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the Mount of Olives, and the Dome of the Rock.

Participating in this Pilgrimage gives you a chance to experience the home to ancient civilizations and historical landmarks that attract people interested in history and archaeology. Egypt, with its pyramids, temples, and tombs, offers a glimpse into the ancient world of the pharaohs. Israel’s historical significance spans thousands of years and includes sites like Masada, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the ancient city of Jericho.

This Pilgrimages will also offer you a chance to immerse in the rich cultural heritage of these countries. From traditional music and dance to local cuisine and customs, pilgrims can experience the vibrancy and diversity of these regions.

The Pilgrimage has a deep spiritual experience. It is a time for reflection, prayer, meditation, and seeking connection with the God. The sacred atmosphere of these destinations will help you deepen your faith and strengthen your spiritual beliefs. Visiting holy sites associated with the life of Jesus is of course a significant act of faith.

Some of the sites that will be visited may include visiting the Pyramids, Mara, the Hanging Church, site of the burning bush, Mt. Sinai, Nazareth, the Mount of Temptation, Gethsemane, Capernaum, Jordan River, Sea of Galilee among others.

One can get more information by calling through 0716289443 or email pceajitegemeapress@yahoo.com