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Oct. 26 – Nov. 8, 2022

Participants will visit the biblical sites in Jerusalem, Sea of Galilee area, and throughout Israel and the West Bank. Team members will meet and help our mission partner in Israel, Emmaus Bible Ministry, as well as churches in various parts of Israel. Participants will learn what it’s like to be Christian in a land where Christianity is a very small minority of the practicing religions.

Trip dates: Oct. 26 – Nov. 8, 2022
Estimate trip cost: $5,500*
Trips open to: Ages 16 and older. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Application deadline: April 26, 2022

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*Not final trip cost due to airline price fluctuations and other factors

Note: For the health and safety of all, all proposed mission trips are tentative. Participants will be notified of any cancellations due to COVID-19.

Questions? Contact the Missions Department at [email protected] or 515-222-1520.


Where do we stay?
In various hotels

What does the cost include?
The total cost covers airfare, food, and lodging. Passport and vaccination costs, food while traveling, and souvenirs are additional.

What travel documents are needed?
A current U.S. passport is required. Click here for more information on acquiring a passport.

What immunizations do I need?
Currently, a COVID-19 vaccination is required for travel to Israel. Please consult your physician on recommended vaccinations. Click here for more information about potential vaccinations recommended for travel to Israel.

When are payments due?
We are not requiring a deposit at the time of application approval. However, please note that two months before departure, at least 50 percent of the trip total must be paid. One month prior to departure, the trip must be paid in full.