Duration: Monday, April 29, 2019 - Thursday, May 9, 2019
Location: GREEK TOUR
Price: ONLY FOUR SPACES LEFT! : $5,995*
TOUR: JOURNEYS OF PAUL
DATES: APRIL 29 – MAY 9, 2019
Departing New York’s JFK to Thessaloniki
Greece, Ephesus, Turkey, the Greek Isles in the Aegean Sea, plus Rome, Italy!!!
ONLY FOUR SPACES LEFT!
The Journeys of Paul Tour is for men only – Senior Pastors and Christian Leaders who desire an intensive time of New Testament Historical & Contextual Bible study and discipleship. The Book of Acts will be the focus and the unfolding of God’s redemptive purpose. Dr. Tony Crisp will be teaching at every biblical site! Each participant will receive a manual of notes for future study. College Credit can be arranged for both Bachelor and Masters level students.
Inquire for details with Dr. Tony Crisp (865) 719-2537. This is a small tour of 10 allowing much time for questions and answers during this in-depth study of the Journeys of the Apostle Paul and the Book of Revelation.
Register and pay in full by January 29, 2019
* From JFK, per passenger sharing twin room/cabin on cruise. Single Supplement to room alone is an additional $1,100
This Incredible 12-day Package Includes:
Flight from New York’s JKF to Thessaloniki
Flight from Athens to Rome
Flight Rome to New York (JFK)
Teaching throughout the tour by Dr. Tony Crisp
- Teaching Guides
- Touring as per itinerary on pages 2-3 in tour brochure
- 2 nights Thessaloniki Hotel, 4 stars on HB*
- 2 nights Athens Hotel, 4 stars on HB
- 3 nights Cruise: Friday to Monday in standard outside cabins with porthole
(Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic drinks package on 4-day cruise: compulsory by the Cruise Line)
- 2 nights Rome Cappannelle Hotel or 4 stars superior – Breakfast and Dinner Daily
*HB is Breakfast and Dinner daily
Touring as per itinerary (see pages 2-3 of brochure)
- New Greek accommodation Tax and Rome city Tax
- Three shore excursions in Ephesus (Private), Patmos (Private), Heraklion (Knossos, Group)
- Private bus for Ephesus for 11 passengers
- Private bus for Patmos for 11 passengers
- Crete (Group Bus, Share with others on Cruise)
- Shore Excursion for Santorini
- Gratuities for guides and drivers
Mon.: Depart USA, flight to Thessaloniki
- Tues.: Thessaloniki
Arrive Thessaloniki, a city that is over 2300 years old. It was built in 316 BC by Kassandros, the Macedonian King, and was named after his wife, Thessalonika the sister of Alexander the Great. It was here that Paul wrote his letter to the Thessalonians. Later the city flourished under the Byzantine Empire; transfer to our hotel, dinner, and overnight.
- Wed.: Philippi, Kavala, Thessaloniki
Drive to Philippi, where Paul delivered his first sermon in Europe, sowing the seeds of Christianity (Acts 16:12-18). Here Paul baptized a certain woman named Lydia, the first Christian convert in Europe. Visit the Roman forum, and the prison where St. Paul and Silas were thrown. Gather at the roman theatre for your prayer and teaching. Continue into the modern port city of Kavala, ancient Neapolis, where Paul, accompanied by Silas, Luke and Timothy, first set foot in Europe. This ancient city was later renamed Christoupolis because it was the first European city to accept Christianity. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki.
- Thurs.: Thessaloniki tour, Veria, Athens
Our tour of Thessaloniki includes the Roman Market, theatre and bath. A great place to gather for your teaching is right at the theatre of the Agora, the place much visited by Paul. Arch of Galerius, the City walls, Chain Tower and Citadel, the white tower, Byzantine churches, the cave and well of the Apostle Paul, House of Jason, Monastery of Vlattadon; take some time and gather right at the stair at the walls overlooking Thessaloniki next to Jason’s home; Aristotle’s Square, and statue of Alexander the Great. Drive to Berea where Paul established a small church. View the reconstructed steps of the bema (or rostrum) and see the newly placed mosaics of Paul and the plaque of scripture regarding the “more noble” church (Acts 17:1-13). Continue to Athens, check in in our Hotel, dinner and overnight
- Fri.: Cruise, Myconos
Transfer to the port of Lavrion for embarkation on our cruise ship. Enjoy the many shipboard activities or just relax while sailing to the Island of Mykonos with its jet-set atmosphere, whitewashed buildings, sidewalk cafes, 360 churches and chic shops!
- Sat.: Cruise: Kusadasi & Patmos
This morning we arrive in Ephesus to visit the “Seven Wonder of the Ancient World” It is here Paul spent many years and wrote his Letter to the Ephesians. Then sail to the Island of Patmos. It is here John wrote the Book of Revelation. Gather at the outdoor theatre at the Grotto for your teaching.
- Sun.: Cruise: Crete and Santorini
This morning we dock at Heraklion, in Crete where Paul and Titus visited in support of the Early Church. Included shore excursion to the Minoan palace of Knossos This afternoon we call at Santorini one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean; you may take the cable car up to Fira and enjoy the fantastic views of the Caldera.
- Mon.: Athens/Corinth
Morning disembarkation at Pireaus port; depart for Corinth with a brief stop at the Corinth Canal, which separates Peloponnese from the Greek mainland and connects the two seas (Ionian and Aegean). Later visit Corinth which was home for Paul for eighteen months. We visit the Archaeological Museum, the Bema, the Market Place and the Temples. From the Bema at Corinth, Paul spoke to the Corinthians about our Lord and Savior Christ. Athens City sightseeing includes a visit to the world-renowned Acropolis, with the ruins of the Parthenon, Erechteum and Propylea. Then, we ascend Mars Hill, where Paul preached (Acts 17:16, 22). Also, view the Agora (ancient market place, and former center of Athenian public life), the House of Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Presidential ; dinner and overnight Athens.
- Tues.:ROME – FLY Athens to Rome.
Arrive Rome, visit Vatican Museums/Sistine Chapel/St Peter. Afternoon walking tour Pantheon, Navona, Trevi Fountain.
Start the day at TRE Fontane,the inspiring place where Paul was beheaded; continue to St Paul outside the walls,possible location Paul is buried, continue to the Catacombs.Afternoon tour Colosseo, Forum, Mamertina jail (if reopens)