Dear Urantia Book brothers and sisters!

Here is the Program of our 2020 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Jesus where we will inaugurate the celebration of The Jubilee of Jubilees on Urantia!

  • Saturday May 9: Upon your arrival at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, you will have to take a taxi to the Sea Net Hotel in Tel Aviv where we will stay for the night before embarking on our journey together to visit all the meaningful places of the Holy Land of Jesus.
  • Sunday May 10: We will leave Tel Aviv to go visit the Church of the Miracle in Cana, then go to Nazareth to see the Basilica of the Annunciation & the Grotto, the House of Jesus, then we will go have lunch at the well known Nazareth Village, followed by a visit to Mount Precipice to remind us of the time when Jesus was brought to the edge of the precipice by the mob who wanted to push him down, and finally we will go stay at the Mount of The Beatitudes Monastery where Jesus did the Ordination of His Twelve Apostles which offers a breathtaking view of the Sea of Galilee and the surrounding historical villages..
  • Monday May 11: We will make a visit to the Ginosar Museum to see a video about the discovery of an original fishing boat of Galilee exactly dating back to the time of Jesus which is called the Jesus Boat, followed by a tour on the Sea of Galilee in a replica of the Jesus Boat. We will then go have lunch to eat the renowned St Peter’s fish, followed by a visit to Jesus’ hometown of Capernaum to see the ruins of the Ancient Capernaum Synagogue and do some UB reading, see the ruins of the House of Peter and the New Church erected just above those ancient ruins, followed by a visit of Peter’s Church in Tabgha where Jesus asked Peter to ‘take care of His sheep’.
  • Tuesday May 12: We will start the day with a visit at the new Domus Galilaeae with its breathtaking view of the Sea of Galilee and then we will go visit the newly opened Magdala Center where Mary Magdalene was from. Then we will go have lunch on the beautiful boardwalk in Tiberias where we can do some more reading together. After lunch, we will stop at the oldest Christian church in Tiberias and afterward, we will go visit the authentic Arbel Ancient Synagogue where Jesus went with His apostles during His Ministry on earth.
  • Wednesday May 13: We will spend the morning at the Mount of the Beatitudes to read together the Ordination of the Twelve by Jesus, amidst the exceptional beauty of the Sea of Galilee and the exquisite surroundings of the Monastery. The afternoon will be free for everyone to rest and enjoy themselves while discovering the area.
  • Thursday May 14: We will go for a trip to Mount Hermon where Jesus confronted his archenemies, accompanied with a lunch right on top of the mountain to view the famous Golan Heights and the mountains of the Upper Galilee. On the way up to Mount Hermon, we will stop at Bethsaida-Julius, then make a stop at Caesarea-Philippi and see the beautiful Banias Waterfalls where Jesus went so many times with His Apostles.
  • Friday May 15: We will be going to visit the old ruins of Sepphoris where Joseph, the human father of Jesus died while at work. If time allows, we will go to Haifa to visit the exquisite world headquarters of the Baha’i Center on Mount Carmel, followed by a visit to the Muhraqa Monastery where Elijah translated or fused with his personal Thought Adjuster and ascended straight to Heaven on a ‘chariot of fire’.
  • Saturday May 16: We will leave Galilee for Jerusalem and stop at Yardenit for our baptism in the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, then move on to Beit She'an to see the old ruins of Scythopolis where Joseph got angry at his son Jesus for loving the Olympics, then drive to Jericho to stop at the Sycamore tree where Zaccheus climbed to see the Master who was passing by, and finally go visit the Dead Sea before driving to Jerusalem where we will stay at Maison d’Abraham which has a spectacular view of the Holy City and Temple Mount as well as the famous Golden Gate where it is believed that the Master will enter Jerusalem on His Second Coming to our planet.
  • Sunday May 17: We will go visit Shepherds Field in Bethlehem and then go to the Nativity Church where Jesus was born, and spend a moment at the grotto to remind us of the Blessed Day when Mary gave birth to our Lord and Master. Afterward, we will go have lunch and a visit in Manger Square where you can buy handcrafted souvenirs made with authentic and symbolic olive wood. In the afternoon, we will go visit Herodium where Herod lived and at the time ordered his soldiers to have baby Jesus killed, without any avail. In the evening, we will go see the Jewish Cemetery on the rooftop of Maison d’Abraham which will offer us a breathtaking view of the area, even including a glimpse of Jordan.
  • Monday May 18: We will go to the Mount of Olives where Jesus made His Ascension and we will officially recognize the celebration of The Jubilee of Jubilees on Urantia live from Jerusalem and also from America where the Fifth Epochal Revelation of The Urantia Book was revealed to all of Humanity. This celebration will be available live on Zoom for all UB readers around the world to join us in this momentous event. After this, we will go to the Church of Pater Noster where you will see the Lord’s Prayer written in all the languages of the world, followed by a visit at Dominus Flevit where Jesus cried over the City of Jerusalem, and end our visit of the day at the Basilica of the Agony and the Grotto which is a cave where Jesus went with His Apostles to pray when they were passing on the Mount of Olives.
  • Tuesday May 19: We will go visit the City of David with its stunning underground tunnels which will bring us right down to the Pool of Siloam where Jesus healed the blind man. Then, we will go visit Peter in Gallicantu on Mount Zion where Peter denied the Master several times, followed with a stop at the Upper Room or Cenacle where Jesus performed His Remembrance Supper and then we will go on the rooftop to get a great view of the Old City. While going back to Maison d’Abraham for our supper together, we will drive by the Hinnom valley where Judas hung himself after having betrayed Jesus. We will also drive by the Dung Gate and the famous Golden Gate mentioned earlier.
  • Wednesday May 20: We will go to Lion’s Gate where Stephen was the first Christian martyr who was stoned to death for openly proclaiming his faith in Jesus, then move on to see the famous Pool of Bethesda which is mentioned several times in the Urantia Book, followed by a visit at Ecce Homo which means ‘Behold the Man’ to see the underground street of Lithostrotos which is the authentic place where Jesus appeared in front of Pontius Pilate, a street that officially dates back to the time of Jesus. While at Ecce Homo, we will also get a look at its incredible terrasse which is overlooking the Old City. After, we will walk the Way of the Cross, called Via Dolorosa, which will bring us to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Temple Mount with the Dome of the Rock and the famous Jewish Western Wall or Wailing Wall. We will end our day with a visit of the Kotel Tunnels which will bring us right back to our starting point to go back to Maison d’Abraham.
  • Thursday May 21:  We will drive to the Damascus Gate to visit the Garden Tomb on the Golgotha where Jesus made His Resurrection, go for lunch at the famed Mahane Yehuda Market to get a taste of Jewish Israel foods and its people. In the afternoon, we will go visit the Israel Museum to see the Shrine of the Book where you will be able to see the Dead Sea Scrolls and the exact replica of the Second Temple in the time of Jesus.
  • Friday May 22: We will finally drive back to Tel Aviv where we will lodge at the Sea Net Hotel for our last night, but first we will go visit the famous Caesarea Harbor where Jesus went several times, after which we will go spend some free time together by the beach and end the day with a beautiful dinner together before our departing flights the next day.
  • Saturday May 23: This will end our beautiful spiritual journey to the Holy Land of Jesus where we will leave each other with our heart and soul full of unforgettable memories and an exceptional personal experience with the Master.

I really look forward to live this inauguration of the celebration of The Jubilee of Jubilees on Urantia together as part of The United Urantia Family, just as it is celebrated throughout our whole Local Universe of Nebadon.

See you soon in the Master’s Holy Land!