“Living Stones” Pilgrimages – Register now for 2017!

Actually caught a fish by casting nets into the sea!

Actually caught a fish by casting nets into the sea! Pilgrims of Ibillin offers listening/study tours. For information, contact Pilgrims’ Executive Director, Joan Deming, 608-241-9281 or jdeming7@gmail.com.

Looking for a way to engage with Peacemakers and go beyond traditional tourism to Israel/Palestine? Pilgrims of Ibillin offers excellent listening/study tours. Join us to meet the peacemakers of today.

Registration is OPEN NOW for the May 15-27 pilgrimage — click here for full itinerary and registration information.

If May isn’t the right time for you, there’s another pilgrimage October 16-29, 2017. Download a one-page flyer!

Join us to meet the Peacemakers, see the situation in which they live and work, and express solidarity. Registrants will be accepted until 3 weeks before each trip.

Contact Joan for more info: jdeming7@gmail.com.

2017 Cost will be: $1950/person program fee, plus the cost of your air travel. (Four lunches, beverages, and insurance are also extra).  Register by Feb. 28 for the May trip and get a $50/person discount. Our travel agent, Cindy Walker of Travel Leaders near Seattle, will contact you as soon as you register to set your reservation from your home airport.  For information about flights or insurance, contact Cindy directly at cindy.walker@travelleaders.com.

Goals of the trip: To See, Hear, and Deepen our Understanding

Stay 6 nights in Bethlehem and visit sites in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Hebron, and the Dead Sea. Meet leaders of Wi’am, the Diyar Consortium, Bereaved Families Circle, United Nations OCHA, the Tent of Nations, Ramallah Friends’ School, and the Open House. Experience the Holy Land as “the Fifth Gospel.”

Share an overnight with a family in Zababdeh, explore the old city of Nablus with a local guide, and visit upper West Bank programs and holy sites.

Pilgrimage group with Ramallah Friends School 4th graders

Pilgrimage group with Ramallah Friends School 4th graders

Spend 4 nights in Galilee, staying in the Guesthouse on the campus of the Mar Elias Educational Institutions as honored guests. Visit classes and meet teachers and students, who “Build Peace on Desktops” on a daily basis. Visit Archbishop Elias Chacour and visit his childhood village of Biram, as well as the Galilean holy sites of Jesus’ life and ministry.

Read Blogs from all Living Stones pilgrimages since 2013: LivingStonesPilgrimage.org.

For more information, contact Joan at jdeming7@gmail.com or 608-235-1046.

Contact Us

Executive Director:
The Rev. Joan Deming
608-241-9281 office/home
608-235-1046 mobile

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To donate by check, make payable to Pilgrims of Ibillin and mail:
     Pilgrims of Ibillin c/o Jitasa
     1750 W Front St, Suite 200
     Boise, ID 83702

Pilgrims of Ibillin is a 501c3 nonprofit and donations are deductible under US tax law. Our tax # is 38-3243253.
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