2012 Festival Outreach in T
he 2012 outreach year will be crowned by one of the most epic international outreaches ever organized by JVMI.
For several years the Lord has stirred the heart of Jonathan Bernis and this ministry to bring the Good News of Messiah Yeshua to one of the largest Hispanic Jewish population centers in all of the world—Mexico City. Residing primarily in the Polanco District, the Jewish community has assimilated successfully into the very nationalistic culture of Mexico. With estimates as low as 75,000 and some as high as 200,000, this largely secular Jewish community is spiritually lost and eternally hopeless without Yeshua. Aſter years of prayer and planning, the doors for JVMI have finally opened! Te Lord has emphatically confirmed the timing, the team is prepared, and we are forging ahead! Mexico City was originally built by the
Aztecs in 1325 on an island of Lake Texcoco. Tenochtitlan was eventually conquered by conquistador Hernán Cortés following his defeat of the Aztec emperor Montezuma in 1520. Te city was later named Mexico City in 1585. Mexico City is a sprawling city and boasts
a population of more than 12 million residents. Some consider Mexico City the “New York City” of Latin America. Te city’s impressive international airport, performing arts presence, museums, universities, and sporting arenas exemplify the strength and modernity of the city. However, although the city is more than 90 percent Catholic, Mexico City is extremely pluralistic. Te famous national cathedral of Mexico City (Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary) was built by Spanish conquistadors on the site of an Aztec temple (Templo Mayor). Following the defeat of the Aztecs, the
cathedral was constructed over the site of the temple to consolidate Spanish power. Te church was built with the very stones of the Aztec temple, an architectural personification of the pluralistic nature of the city. To this day, Aztec priests can be
seen performing rituals just beyond the gates of the cathedral . . . while non-Catholic Believers in Jesus are legally prohibited from engaging in evangelism in the same area! Te site remains one of the most spiritually oppressive areas in Mexico with demonic manifestations and satanic cultural representations in abundance. Only the light of Yeshua can pierce this ancient darkness! Te Hear O’ Israel! Festival of Jewish Music
& Dance is a very unique outreach model. Jonathan Bernis created this outreach system nearly 20 years ago in Russia and filled stadiums and concert halls with spiritually hungry Jews who encountered Yeshua as Messiah. Many tens of thousands of Jews and Gentiles came to faith. Te legacy of this great outreach model has continued over the years and will yield abundant spiritual fruit in Mexico City as it has throughout South America and Eastern Europe. Mexico City Festival dates are August 31-
September 9, 2012. My most sincere hope and prayer is that you begin preparing to join us on this amazing outreach. We need 150-200 people to partner with JVMI on the streets of Mexico City, sharing the Good News of Yeshua and inviting people to the Festival outreach. Together we can make a difference for the King of Kings! See you in Mexico!
—Jonathan Gannon, Director of Global Outreach Festival Pricing:
$1,995 Full Package (including airfare and all in-country costs)
$1,395 Land Package (including all in-country costs)
$550 Single Room Supplement
Registration available soon! Call 1-800-299-YESHUA for more information.
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