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Paul in the Holy Land

Our own senior minister Paul Rasmussen and several clergy and members of the church are on a pilgrimage through Israel visiting the prominent places of Jesus’ life.

Their trip includes worship at the Sea of Galilee, communion at the Garden Tomb, baptisms in Jordan, and more. It will be a remarkable journey, and we’ll be following along as they go!

Tune in with us to hear updates from Paul about this incredible experience.

Day Five Recap

This amazing journey is coming to a close. The team wrapped up the week sharing in communion at the Garden Tomb. It has been a truly remarkable week!

Day Four Recap

The team hiked more than a mile to reach the top of Masada, a massive plateau overlooking the Dead Sea.

Day Three Recap

What a powerful day. Rev. Rasmussen and the other HPUMC clergy took turns baptizing the team in the Jordan River. This was a day full of remembrance, considering what it truly means to be baptized, and it is a day they will surely not forget!

Day Two Recap

The journey continues! In today’s video, the team visits Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes, Chapel of the Primacy, Magdala, and the Sea of Galilee where they spent time worshiping together.

Day One Recap

The trip is off to a great start! After a long day of travel, everyone made it to Israel and hit the ground running. Their first day was packed full of incredible sights and experiences.