Tour the Holy Land with Huntington University

FOR RELEASE
2014-06-30
 2014 Holy Land Tour
 

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Take a trip to the Holy Land this fall with Huntington University.

Middle East expert Dr. Mark Fairchild will be your host along with President Sherilyn Emberton and Vince Haupert, vice president for advancement, for this unique trip through Israel and Turkey. 

The tour will take place from Oct. 30 to Nov. 12. During that time, you will visit multiple sites throughout the Holy Land, including Ephesus, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee and Jerusalem. 

“Walk where Jesus walked and travel the roads that Paul traveled as he shared the Gospel with people throughout the Mediterranean World,” said Fairchild, who has personally explored many sites in Turkey, including discovering the oldest known synagogue. “This tour will describe the early Christian faith from its beginnings in Galilee, through our Lord’s final days in Jerusalem, culminating in his crucifixion and resurrection.” 

Throughout the tour, you will visit churches and ancient sites where the apostle Paul wrote his epistles. The trip will pair scripture with experience as God’s Word comes to life before your eyes. 

The trip is $4,450 per person, including international airfare (leaving from Chicago) and hotel stay. Registration for the trip has been extended until July 25 but space is limited. 

To register, visit www.huntington.edu/holy-land-2014

For more information, contact Vince Haupert at 260-359-4089 or vhaupert@huntington.edu.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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