What would a Visual Manna Academy mission trip look like? ISRAEL 2018

Israel in 2018! 

Students experience  contributing to ministry in art  spending two weeks in Israel, painting murals at settlements, experiencing sketching and photography of various sights in the Bible, and going on an archeological dig.  High school history credit can be obtained on this trip.  

2018 Proposed Itinerary for Art Students/ Sharon Jeffus

May 1 – May 15, 2018

Monday, May 1

Independence Museum

Jaffa Artist Colony

Dinner & Overnight in Netanya

Tuesday, May 2

Caesarea by the Sea

Ein Hod Artist Village

Mt. Carmel (site of face-off between Elijah & prophets of Baal/Armageddon)

Dinner & Overnight in Netanya

Wednesday, May 3

Rosh Hanikra

Keshet Cave

Nazareth Village (recreation of village of Jesus’ time)

Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee

Dinner & Overnight on the Sea of Galilee

Thursday, May 4

Capernaum (town where Jesus lived with Peter’s family)

Mount of Beatitudes


Peter’s Primacy


Rafting the Jordan River

Dinner & Overnight on the Sea of Galilee

Friday, May 5

Tzfat (holy city and artist colony)

Banias (Caesarea Philippi)

Tel Dan

Dinner & Overnight on the Sea of Galilee

Saturday, May 6

Jesus’ Baptismal site on Jordan River

Ein Gedi


Dinner and overnight at Masada

Sunday, May 7

Float in the Dead Sea

Mount Sodom

Tel Beersheba

Emek Haleah (where David killed Goliath)

Walk to Western Wall

Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Monday, May 8

Mount of Olives

City of King David – Southern Walls

Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Tuesday, May 9

Itamar/Alon Moreh


Maale Levona

Art Project in Shomron

Bar B Q

Overnight in the Shormron

Wednesday, May 10

Day spent with art project in Shomron

Dinner and overnight in the Shormron

Thursday, May 11

Day spend finishing art project in Shomron

Dinner and overnight in the Shormron

Friday, May 12

Yad Vashem

Jewish Quarter

Dinner with Israeli Soldiers

Overnight in Jerusalem

Saturday, May 13

Garden of Gethsemane

Pool of Bethsaida

Via Dolorosa

Garden Tomb

Ben Hinnom

Ben Yehudah Street

Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Sunday, May 14

Israel Museum

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

Visit with famous Israeli Artist

Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem

Monday, May 15

Leave for home


Kansas City in 2017!

Students will take a quarter acre of land in the inner city and create a beautiful play area for the children.  Students will create large sculptures and murals, and do some landscape architecture to create a lovely environment for the children.  We will also do sightseeing at the Nelson and other places of importance in Kansas City.

For more information, contact Sharon at visualmanna@gmail.com



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