Israel Tour - May 21-30, 2019

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Tour Israel with Pilgrim Tours "Best of Israel" tour featuring Piercing Word! 

Join Piercing Word on this 10-day guided tour of the Holy Land. Ben Wenger and Seth Antes
will bring Jesus and others Bible characters to life as they perform the scriptures word for
word from the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Holy Bible. Don’t miss out on this opportunity
to hear God’s Word brought to life where Jesus walked this earth.

Using the buttons below, you can also see the complete trip details, make a reservation online, or print out a reservation form and mail it in to Pilgrim Tours. Reserve your seat on the Piercing Word Israel Tour today! 

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Touring Israel is safer than you would imagine, and is often "safer" than living in the United States. You will have expert, professional Christian tour guides who will partner with us in bringing the Bible to life. For more information, check out the links below. This tour has limited spaces available, so sign up today! 


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Meet Piecing Word's Israel 2019 Team


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Ben Wenger

Ben Wenger first started with Piercing Word in Christmas of 2017 when he joined the cast of Grace Family
Christmas. Since then he has performed in Sermon on the Mount: the Musical, Jonah, Passion: the Musical,
Romans 8, Ecclesiastes and Christmas Through the Ages. He has also toured with Piercing Word in Texas, New England, and Indiana. Ben was born in Brighton, CO but has lived in Lancaster county for the majority of his life. His love for theater began in his teen years when he was involved in several high school theater productions. His interests also include music, videography, photography, and coffee roasting. He also enjoys being involved in his local church where he teaches Sunday School, is a youth advisor, and participates in the music and sound ministries.


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Seth Garrett Antes

Seth Garrett Antes is from Manheim, PA and attended Philadelphia Bible University (now Cairn University) and graduated with dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Biblical Studies and Vocal Performance. Seth lives in Strasburg and sings in the choir and attends St. James Episcopal Church in Lancaster. He joined Piercing Word in 2013 for Christmas Through the Ages and has been involved ever since, performing in many pieces including 1st Peter, Passion: the musical, Sermon on the Mount: the Musical, Romans 8, and Jonah. He appeared on tours in New England and New York, and most recently, was a part of the team that traveled to Switzerland. Seth has performed throughout Central Pennsylvania with The Fulton Theatre, Lancaster Opera, Servant Stage Company, Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, and American Music Theatre. Seth is overjoyed to return to the Holy Land this spring with Piercing Word and Pilgrim Tours. Soli Deo Gloria!