People-to-People Calendar

Global Ministries invites you to explore these upcoming trips.

If you are wanting to host your own People-to-People Pilgrimage, you can find more information here

  • Olive Picking Program 2018

    Saturday, October 13, 2018 through Monday October 22

    A program for Civil International Solidarity with PalestiniansThe Joint Advocacy Initiative of the East Jerusalem YMCA and the YWCA of Palestine together with the Alternative Tourism Group (ATG) are organizing the 15th annual Olive Picking Program of 2018. This agricultural event is of special significance to the Palestinian economy when all energies and efforts are mobilized.

    Besides olive picking, the program features introductory presentations about the current situation in Palestine and the effects of the Apartheid Wall, tours in the old city of Jerusalem, Hebron, and Bethlehem, in addition to evening sessions, cultural events and social gatherings.

    Click here for more details and information on costs, program, and accommodations, or register here.

    For questions about this pilgrimage contact Alternative Tourism Group, Program Coordinator at
  • 2018 Woman-to-Woman Worldwide - Cuba

    Friday, October 19, 2018 through Wednesday October 31

    Woman-to-Woman Worldwide is an opportunity to personalize mission in the life of congregations and regions. It offers a way to respond to the call for Disciples Women from the United States and Canada to experience solidarity with one another, to affirm the unity of the church in Jesus Christ and to join the common struggle for justice and peace in the world today by educating and advocating for those needs. These international, ecumenical and personal experiences encourage faithful women to see the world through new eyes and bring that perspective back to their congregation and community. 

    Applications are now being accepted. Click here to download an application: 2018 WWW Application

    The deadline to submit an application is February 15, 2018.

    For more information go to the Disciples Women webpage.


    For questions about this pilgrimage contact Disciples Women at
  • Fall Witness Visit to the Holy Land: Come and See - Go and Tell

    Tuesday, October 30, 2018 through Wednesday November 7

    Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center invites you to join them to experience the reality of life in today’s Holy Land:

    • Worship with Palestinian Christians
    • Meet and reflect with Palestinian Christians and Muslims as well as with Jewish Israelis and internationals who partner with Sabeel in non-violent resistance against the violation of international and humanitarian law
    • Experience the realities of the Palestinian community living under Israeli Occupation: the Wall, settlements, checkpoints, confiscated land and demolished homes, refugee camps, and environmental degradation
    • Learn about the loss of civil and property rights of Arab Israeli citizens

    All of this experiential learning is intended to motivate participants to become agents of change when they return home. Therefore, Sabeel also provides materials, support, and mentoring to help returning delegates make connections to their local communities and to share what they have learned while here.

    Click here to Register.

    To learn more about the program, costs, and other details, please click here

    For questions about this pilgrimage contact Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center at
  • In the Footsteps of Jesus Alternative Tour

    Friday, February 8, 2019 through Tuesday February 19

    Former Global Ministries co-workers, Jeff and Janet Wright, are hosting their annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  You can learn more about the tour's itinerary and costs on their website: The pilgrimage has two goals: to experience the holy sites that have shaped our faith; and to explore how first-century conditions that shaped Jesus' life and ministry continue to shape the lives of Palestinians and Israelis today. 

    The registration deadline is December 15, 2018. 

    "This was a well-planned pilgrimage. There was colorful sightseeing, great speakers, and wonderful food and conversation. We were able to see the impact that the occupation has on both Palestinians and Israelis. Your days will be packed with adventure so make sure to take your best walking shoes! Jeff and Janet are wonderful, gracious hosts." Grace Yenne 

    For questions about this pilgrimage contact Jeff Wright at
  • Discovery Programme: Connecting Communities, Enabling Change

    The purpose of this program is to develop change-agents who are committed to a world where there is justice for all within a Community of Learning that takes pride in African thought, culture and worldview. It is an opportunity to connect, to learn and experience African culture.

    For questions about this pilgrimage contact Lorna B. Hernandez at