Help Prepare the Attention Homes Apartments for Occupancy

The Attention Homes (AH) Apartments are nearly complete! In just a few short weeks, AH will need volunteers to help get the apartments move-in ready. Volunteers will help with light final cleaning of apartments, organizing and sorting donations, putting dishes away into rooms, helping with trash and recycling from donations, washing sheets and dishes before […]

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Post 15: Our Final Day

Traveler Dick Morgan relates the events of the group’s last day in Israel: a morning communion service in the chapel at the Mar Elias Education Institution in the north, and then traveling to Jaffa and Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean coast of Israel. The group enjoyed a beautiful sunset before going to the airport. Click […]

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Post 14: Hope is a Verb

As the trip comes to a close, travelers Deb Gamble & Jayne Smith reflect back over the ups and downs of the past two weeks, and tell with delight about visiting the Mar Elias School. Click HERE to read Deb and Jayne’s blogpost.     Here is another photo from this school visit, this one […]

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Post 12: Official Blotter for Oct 25

This day, as described by Tim and Lisa Otterbacher, included a boat ride on (and putting feet in!) the Sea of Galilee, the Primacy of Peter, and Magdala, believed to be the home of Mary Magdalene. Click HERE to read Tim and Lisa’s full account of this very special day!

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Photos from Our Travelers

Here are some wonderful photos that give us glimpses into the experiences that Anna, Brenda, Celene, and Lisa are having in Israel. Take a look! CLICK on any photo for a closer view. HOVER your mouse over any picture to read its caption.

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Post 11: A Sandwich Day

FUMC member and Office Assistant Anna Schoettle writes about a day with visits to interesting archaeological sites, spending the evening at the Mar Alias School, and a harrowing stop at a checkpoint sandwiched between these events. Click HERE to read Anna’s post about this sandwich day.

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