Visit the Holy Land

Our annual trip to Israel is an essential (and popular!) component of Mile Two, and this year we’re inviting alumni and friends of Providence to share the experience with us! Cameron McKenzie, Academic Dean of Providence University College, will be joining us as we boat on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus and Peter walked on the water, as we visit the remains of the temple where Jesus drove out the money-changers and as we ponder the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus prayed prior to his capture.
Mile Two students and fellow travellers will gain a new perspective on the Bible as they experience the land and the culture with all their senses. Scripture will come alive in a new way. We’ll see the Bible in colour!

Of course, this is not purely a sight-seeing trip. We also take opportunities to engage in practical service to the people of the land. We want to serve the marginalized people of Israel, to hear their stories and to gain a better understanding of the pursuit of peace in this special place.

Did you Know?

This past year, Mile Two students walked the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem, rode on a boat in the Sea of Galilee, floated in the Dead Sea, visited the ruins of Bet She’an, and explored various holy sites throughout the Holy Land, including the birthplace of Jesus!

Interested in visiting the Holy Land with Mile Two in 2018? Read the FAQ and view the itinerary below.

2018 Israel Trip Itinerary (tentative): February 24 – March 6, 2018

Day 1 hey Feb 24 hey Depart Winnipeg 10:20 am (connect in TO)
Day 2 hey Feb 25 hey Arrive – Tel Aviv around noon
Caesarea by the Sea
Night in Dan Caesarea Hotel
Day 3 hey Feb 26 hey Mt. Carmel
Night at Sea of Galilee – Ein Gev Holiday Resort
Day 4 hey Feb 27 hey Nazareth Village
Boat Ride on Sea of Galilee
Night at Sea of Galilee
Day 5 hey Feb 28 hey Caesarea Phillipi – hike to Banias Park Waterfall
Mt. of Beatitudes
Ancient city of Dan
Church of Multiplication
Night at Sea of Galilee
Day 6 hey Mar 1 hey Bet She’an (Beth Shan)
Mount of Olives
Pater Noster
Garden of Gethsemane
Nights in Jerusalem – The Holy Land Hotel
Day 7 hey Mar 2 hey Jewish Settlement
Church of the Nativity
Bethlehem Bible College
Dheisheh Camp
Nights in Jerusalem
Day 8 hey Mar 3 hey Jericho
Dead Sea
Nights in Jerusalem
Day 9 hey Mar 4 hey Church
Yad Vashem
Model of Jerusalem/Shrine of the Book
Western Wall/Temple Mount
Nights in Jerusalem
Day 10 hey Mar 5 hey Shopping in the Old City
Pool of Bethesda
Via Dolorosa
Hezekiah’s Tunnel
Garden Tomb
Nights in Jerusalem
Day 11 hey Mar 6 hey Depart – 11:55 am (connect in TO)
Arrive in Wpg – 10:12 pm


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