J23 Women of the Bible: June 4 – June 14, 2023


The Women of the Bible course is a ten day study pilgrimage which offers a reflective spiritual experience visiting the holy sites relating to both the Old and New Testaments highlighting especially the stories of women.

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Particular course itineraries vary, but typically many of the following places would feature in the schedule.

  • Ein Kerem, the village where Elizabeth lived and where she met Mary when they were both pregnant
  • The place of Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem
  • Jesus’ childhood home and the site of the Annunciation in Nazareth
  • The site of Christ’s baptism (where there is an opportunity to renew baptismal vows)
  • The Judean desert where Jesus was tempted after his baptism
  • The Sea of Galilee, including Jesus “own town” (Matt. 9.1), Capernaum
  • The Garden of Gethsemane (Mark 14.32–49)
  • The remains of the Jerusalem Temple complex from Jesus’ day (i.e. the Western Wall and special excavations south and west of the Temple’s retaining wall
  • The Way of the Cross, the site of the crucifixion and Jesus’ tomb.
  • Emmaus, where Christ appeared after his resurrection (Luke 24.13-31)
  •  Visit St Anne’s Church, Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-18)
  • Worship with the local Anglican community

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