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Mosaic of Peace Conference


A Presbyterian Peacemaking Conference in Israel/Palestine
March 4-15, 2024

You are invited to join the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program as we experience this remarkable and troubled region, encounter its diverse people, explore its rich history and complex current situation, and engage with those who seek its peace. By attending this conference, you will be:

  • inspired by the stories of Christian peacemakers in the Holy Land, walk in the footsteps of the Prince of Peace and encounter contemporary Palestinians and Israelis;
  • equipped by engagement with Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders, experience contextual theology and study peacemaking practices within the framework of PC(USA) policy;
  • connected with global and local partners to take meaningful action for a just and lasting peace in the region.

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APPLICATIONS — Apply online through October 20, 2023. Notification and commitment packets will be sent shortly after your application is received and processed.

First-time visitors to the Holy Land are encouraged to attend. Previous conference participants and seasoned travelers to the region are welcome as well. Must be 18 years old.

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COST — The double-occupancy rate for the conference is $3,690. The rate includes all conference expenses (including all meals, accommodations, programs, tips, tours, and on the ground transportation). Airline travel is not included. Limited single occupancy is available for an additional charge of $1,100.

HOTELS — The conference includes 11 nights of lodging:  4 nights at the Gloria Hotel in Jerusalem, 4 nights at Bethlehem’s Manger Square Hotel, and 3 nights at the Golden Crown Hotel in Nazareth.

TRAVEL — Departures from the US should be on Sunday evening, March 3 to arrive to Tel Aviv (TLV) on Monday, March 4.  (Those who wish to arrive a day early to recover from travel and ready themselves for the conference may do so at their own expense. Hotel rooms at the conference rate are available on March 2 and 3).  Return flights may depart TLV on Friday evening, March 15 to arrive in the U.S. on Saturday, March 16.

OPTIONAL JORDAN EXTENSION – March 15-19 — Those who wish may sign up to take part in an optional 3-day, 4-night addition after the conference.  Participants will return to Bethlehem on March 15 for transfer to Jordan at the Allenby Border on March 16.  The extension will include visits to Bethany, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Um Rassas, and Petra..  Extension participants will depart Queen Alia Airport (AMM) in Amman Jordan on March 19.  The double-occupancy rate is $970.  Limited single occupancy is available for an additional charge of $290.

SMALL GROUPS — Conference participants will be placed into small groups led by group leaders. These teams will engage in preparation before the conference, meet as a group during the conference, and consider meaningful collective action upon returning home.

For more information, including a sample conference schedule and information from past conferences, visit or contact the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program at 800-728-7228, ext. 5805 or 502-569-5805.

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