Easter Programme Schedule. 29th March – April 19th
Subject to minor changes
Thurs 29th
9.00am
12.30pm
1:00-5pm
5.30pm
6.00pm
7.00pm
Welcome and Orientation Tim Lowe (TL)
Lunch (Daily at this time unless a different time is announced.)
Field trip: Jerusalem Environs Allan Rabinowitz (AR) booked
Evening Prayer
Dinner (Daily at this time unless a different time is announced.)
Introductions. All residents invited. Dining room
Friday 30th
8:15-3.30pm Field trip: Mount of Olives, Old City (TL)
5.30pm
Evening Prayer.
7.00-7.30pm The programme: explanation/questions/how much walking etc
Chapel Seminar Room.
Saturday 31st
9.00-11.00
Lecture: Biblical Geography Paul Wright
2.30-5.00pm Lecture: Gospel of John – Palm Sunday Fr. Peter DeBrul
5.00pm
Catholic Mass (Optional)
April
Sunday 1st
PALM SUNDAY
Worship with local Christians, though time is limited.
12.00pm
Lunch
1.00-5.30pm Procession from Bethphage to St Anne’s Church, Old City where the Latin
Patriarch will greet the pilgrims.
No Communal Evening Prayer
Monday 2nd
7.30-12.00pm Field trip: Second Temple Jerusalem. (AR)
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
6.45 – 8.15pm Discussion: Jerusalem Liturgies during Holy Week. TL
All residents welcome. Chapel Seminar room
Tuesday 3rd
8.30-3.30pm. Field trip: Herodian, Shepherd’s Field, Bethlehem, Mosque of Omar EG
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Wednesday 4th
9.00-11.30am Lecture: Judaism Ancient and Modern Debbie Weissman
2.30-5.00pm Lecture: Josephus and the Jewish Revolt Paul Spilbury
5.30pm
Evening Prayer.
Thursday 5th
Holy Thursday
9.00-11.00am Lecture: The Gospel of John Part 2 Fr. Peter DeBrul
Holy Thursday Service in the Old City.
Friday 6th
Good Friday
8.30-9.30am Reflection: Orthodox Easter Reflection TL
Good Friday Services in the Old City.
Saturday 7th Holy Saturday
Free morning
3.00-5.00pm Lecture: The Death of the Messiah and New Beginnings TL
Easter Vigil in the Old City
Sunday 8th
5.30pm
Easter Sunday
Free Day.
Catholic Mass (Optional) Time TBD
Evening Prayer
Monday 9th
8:00-5:00pm Field trip: Masada, Dead Sea, Ein Gedi, Qumran AR booked
No Evening Prayer
Tuesday 10th
8.30-5.00pm Field trip: Jericho, Baptismal site, Desert Monasteries. TL
No communal Evening Prayer
Wednesday 11th
9.00-11.00am Lecture: Introduction to Islam Yazid Said
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Thursday 12th
8:30-4:00pm Field Trip: Hebron and Tent of Nations TL
5:30pm
Evening Prayer
Friday 13th
9:00-11:30am Lecture: Fall of Jerusalem and Emergence of Christianity (PS)
5.30pm
Evening Prayer
Saturday 14th
Free Day
7:00pm
Preparation for Galilee
15th -18th April Galilee Guide Ghada Boulos
7am departure from Tantur
. Accommodation in the Restal Hotel, Tiberius.
Visit the main Christian sites including Caesarea Maritima, Sepphoris, Nazareth,
Cepharnaum, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Caesarea Philippi, and the Golan Heights.
Thursday 19th
Free Morning
5.30-5.55
Evening Prayer.
7:00 pm
Party and Close of Programme
Friday 20th
Departures
Lecturers and Guides will include
Fr Timothy Lowe (Rector Tantur)
Dr. Paul Spilsbury, Visiting Scholar, Tantur
Dr Debbie Weissman, Lecturer.
Dr Paul Wright, Jerusalem University College.
Allan Rabinowitz,Jewish Israeli Tour Guide
Ghada Boulus, Arab Israeli Tour Guide
Rev. Dr. Yazid Said, Visiting Scholar, Tantur
Elias Ghareeb, Palestinian Tour Guide
14th April 2011