10 Days / 8 Nights
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Please join Pastor Paul Moody and Mount Olive Lutheran Church on a fantastic journey to Germany. The Luther decade from 2008 to 2017 invites you to take part in various events and tours in order to search for traces of the original scenes of the Reformation. It will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the nailing of the theses, with which Luther set the Reformation in motion in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517. Exhibitions, concerts, church services, festivals and theatre productions will highlight the importance of the Reformation and the role Martin Luther played in the places he lived and worked.



Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Wednesday, September 27: Departure from the USA Our journey begins with an overnight flight to Berlin, Germany.

Day 2: Thursday, September 28: Berlin Arrive into Berlin, Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3: Friday, September 29: Berlin Unter den Linden Strasse, Russian War Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, German Historical Museum, Kurfurstendamm Strasse, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Olympic Stadium. Afternoon free for relaxing, exploring or shopping. Dinner and overnight in Berlin.

Day 4: Saturday, September 30: Juterbog & Wittenberg  Juterbog Nikolaikirche, Wittenberg: All Saints’ Church, City Church, Luther’s house, and the Renaissance mansion of Philip Melanchton. Overnight stay in Wittenberg.

Day 5: Sunday, October 1: Torgau & Leipzig Torgau: Hartenfels Castle, St. Mary’s Church, Leipzig: Altes Rathaus, St. Nicholas Church, St. Thomas Church, Bach Museum, dinner and overnight stay in Leipzig.

Day 6: Monday, October 2: Eisleben Luther’s birth house and death house, Church of St. Peter and Paul, St. Andrew’s Church. Halle Bible Institution of Castein, return to Leipzig for dinner and another overnight stay.

Day 7: Tuesday, October 3: Erfurt Walking tour, Augustinian Monastery, St. Mary’s Cathedral, dinner and overnight in Erfurt.

Day 8: Wednesday, October 4: Eisenach & Wartburg Castle Wartburg Castle, Lutherstube, private worship service, Bachhaus, Lutherhaus, Marktplatz & the Georgenkirche. Dinner and overnight in Mainz.

Day 9: Thursday, October 5: Mainz & Worms Cathedral of Mainz, Gutenberg Museum, Worms: Luther Monument, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Church of the Holy Trinity, return to Mainz, farewell dinner and last overnight stay.

Day 10: Friday, October 6: Frankfurt & Depart for Home We leave our hotel and head for the airport to return to the US.

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Thank you for the opportunity to reflect on the amazing trip to the Holy Land that my wife Jan and I experienced along with 24 others. For me a dream God planted in my heart a year ago came true. After visiting the Holy Land last year with a friend on an educational type tour I had a deep longing to return with a group of Christians and worship in various sacred sites. Overall, the most repeated phrase I've heard from people is "It truly did turn out to be The Trip of a Life-time". Thank you to the Faith Journey's Team for making this pilgrimage possible.
Pastor Frank Janzow, Ascension Lutheran Church