Mosaic of Peace 2018: Witnessing for Peace and Wholeness in a Land Called Holy
A Presbyterian Peacemaking Program Conference in Israel/Palestine

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Applications will continue to be accepted as space is available. Notification and commitment packets will be sent soon after receipt and processing of your application First-time visitors to the Holy Land are encouraged to attend. Previous conference participants and seasoned travelers to the region are welcome as well. All applicants must be 18 years or older at time of travel.

The conference is inclusive of all meals, accommodations, programs, tips, tours, and on-the-ground transportation. Limited single occupancy is available for an additional charge. Airline travel is not included. Participants are responsible for their travel and may book their own airline tickets, but all itineraries must be submitted for approval by the conference registrar prior to ticketing. Departures from the US should be on Sunday, April 29 to arrive to Tel Aviv (TLV) on Monday, April 30. Return flights may depart TLV on Friday evening, May 11 to arrive in the US on Saturday May 12.

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.

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Have you ever lived in or visited countries outside the United States? If so, briefly describe your experience, including the countries and dates.
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Have you ever traveled to Israel/Palestine? If so, what motivates you to return? If not, what most captivates you about this conference?
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