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Sign up for Israel trip on Saturday

There will be the first sign-up for the special Holy Land Pilgrimage celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday at noon Saturday at Faith in Jesus Church in Wailuku.

The trip is set for April 3-20.

The cost of approximately $5,000 includes airfare from Maui to Tel Aviv via San Francisco, hotels, food, air-conditioned buses and guided tours with special guides, entrance fees, taxes and tips.

The first 45 to sign up will be guaranteed a place in this tour. The deadline is Aug. 1.

In preparation for the pilgrimage, Pastor Barbara Tengan of the Faith In Jesus Church will be offering preparatory classes for free during the year. Pastor Miguel Morales and his wife, Jenny, of the Maui Evangelical Church are co-hosting this pilgrimage.

For more information, call Tengan at 276-1005.

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