UCM/ Christ Chapel at Texas State's
"What Would Jesus Tour" Tour

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UCM/ Christ Chapel at Texas State's "The What Would Jesus Tour" Tour

Tour Dates:

January 3-12, 2024

Registration Deadline: October 3, 2023


  • $3,600 per person x 15 paying participants 
  • $3,450 per person x 20 paying participants
  • $3,200 per person x 25 paying participants 

*Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. Single room supplements are available

Old City with Israeli Flag and Kaffiyahs Photo by Haley Black from Pexels 480x640

This tour will combine classic elements of Christian tourism with a deep dive into the historical and contemporary causes for the strife in the land called Holy. Conversations with representatives of organizations working for peace and justice from a multiple of perspectives will supplement visits to sites significant to the three major faiths born in this land.  

9 nights’ accommodation (double occupancy) at following hotels, or similar, including breakfast: Bay View Hotel (Haifa); A Kibbutz Hotel on the sea (Galilee); Harmony Hotel (West Jerusalem)
2 MEJDI-Trained Guide for 3 days
1 MEJDI-Trained Guide for 7 days
10 Days of Private Bus Transportation
Arrival and departure group transfers
12 Additional meals (L, D) listed in itinerary
Entrances, sites, and honorariums for speakers
Dedicated pre-trip customer service and on-ground support
Starting at


Per Person
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International airfare
Travel insurance- Recommended (proof of Medical Insurance while traveling is currently required by Israel)
Single Supplement Costs - $850
Any required COVID testing costs
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Customary tips for drivers, guides, and hotel staff (tipping guidelines will be provided)
Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included section
Before you Register​

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Do not book your flight until you receive the tour confirmation email from us. This tour requires a minimum number of travelers to run and we will send out the tour confirmation (and update this note on the webpage) as soon as we have met that number.

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Some plans and policies [Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) or coverage for pre-existing conditions] may only available for a limited time (approximately 2 weeks) following your date of deposit.         

About Your Group Leaders​

Rev. Dr. James C. Bouzard

Christ Chapel Texas State University

In addition to local tour guides, the tour will be led by Rev. Dr. James C. Bouzard.  Rev. Dr.  Bouzard has served both as an ordained Lutheran pastor and as a licensed priest in the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. He currently directs Christ Chapel, a campus ministry serving the students, faculty, and staff of Texas State University, a 40,000 student campus in San Marcos, south of Austin and north of San Antonio, in the heart of Texas. His passions include biblical archeology and cooking. He is a husband, father of one, and willing servant to a dog of dubious lineage and two cats, both adopted from desperate neighbors.

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