BAR 16:03, May/Jun 1990
Church of the Apostles Found on Mt. Zion
I believe that the famous Church of the Apostles, intended to mark the site where the apostles prayed when they returned from the Mount of Olives after witnessing Christs post-resurrection ascent to heaven (Acts 1:113), can still be found on the southwestern hill of Jerusalem, today called Mt. Zion. This was also the traditional site of the Last Supper. There too Peter delivered the famous Pentecost sermon that is recorded in Acts 2.
Paradoxically, what remains of the Church of the Apostles is now part of the structure traditionally venerated as the tomb of King David. The second floor of this structure, however, is still revered as the cenacle, the traditional room of the Last Supper.