2018-2020 Faith-Based and Special Interest Programs

To receive further information about any of these travel opportunities, please make an inquiry to travel@semint.com or call 800.541.7506.

Westminster Presbyterian Church Traveling Seminar, Greece: Paul, the Philosophers and the ‘Unknown’ God, April 9-21, 2018      Tour Number: T#5012Hosted by Rev. Kathy Michael.
This seminar explores ancient Greece and the development of democratic principles as well as influences of philosophies and the impact of Paul’s mission in Athens, Corinth, Philippi, and Thessaloniki. Itinerary includes visits to Delphi and a cruise of the Aegean to visit Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Patmos, and Ephesus. Now taking waitlist.

Favorite Treasures of Ancient Greece, April 17-28, 2018      Tour Number: T#4999Sponsored by Gustavus Adolphus College Alumni and Friends, Hosted by English Professors of the Classics, William and Patricia Freiert
Explore ancient Greek history and culture and learn about the artistic and political history of the “Cradle of Civilization”. This 12-day custom-created study tour combines learning, exploring, leisure, lecture, food and arts, led by faculty experts. Click here to college website for further details.

Scenic and Historic Scandinavia: Reykjavik, Bergen and Stockholm, May 12-22, 2018      Tour Number: T#4976Hosted by Rev. Craig Breimhorst and Bishop Steve Delzer
Tour begins with a stay in Iceland with an exploration of the many natural wonders found there and continues to Bergen, Norway's spectacular Fjord Country and ends in Stockholm, Sweden’s beautiful capital city. A highlight includes partaking in Syttende Mai celebrations in Bergen.

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Senior Choir Tour to Bergen, Stockholm and Helsinki, May 14-23, 2018      Tour Number: T#4972Program leadership by Mark Ertl, Director of Worship and Music
Experience the beauty of Bergen, Norway's Fjord Country and Stockholm, a city surrounded by water, forests and parks. Sail on overnight ferry to the charming capital city of Helsinki, Finland for two days to explore before returning home. A highlight is partaking in Syttende Mai celebration while in Bergen. Participation by invitation only and now taking waitlist.

Discovering Lutheran Heritage in Germany, June 12-23, 2018      Tour Number: T#4984Hosted by Rev. Jill Rode, Saint Anthony Park Lutheran Church & Dr. Hans Wiersma, Professor of Religion, Augsburg University
Learn about the culture and people which gave rise to the tradition of reformers of church, education and government. Stay three nights at Colleg Wittenberg, a Lutheran guest house and study center located steps away from Wittenberg’s Town Church. Overnights also in Berlin, Dresden and Nuremberg, with stops in Leipzig and Bamberg.

501st Anniversary Reformation Tour with FLBC, Retracing, Renewing and Reforming, August 6-15, 2018      Tour Number: T#5005Sponsored by Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp, hosted by Hans Wiersma, Professor of Religion, Augsburg University
Join current and former FLBC staff and Augsburg University Professor, Dr. Hans Wiersma for a special tour of Czech Republic and Germany with visits to Prague, Dresden, Erfurt, Eisenach, Leipzig, Wittenberg and Berlin. This land-only program begins in Prague and ends in Berlin.

Scandinavia Odyssey with Dave Bredemus, September 4-13, 2018      Tour Number: T#5029Hosted by Historian Dave Bredemus.
Dave Bredemus is planning a customized travel experience to discover the beauty and history of Scandinavia for September 2018 featuring visits to Copenhagen, Stockholm and Bergen plus an overnight in the fjords. Registration will open in early November.

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, In the Footsteps of Martin Luther: Journey to Germany, September 30-October 10, 2018      Tour Number: T#5045Hosted by Rev. David Clark
Explore history, culture, architecture and music traditions in Wittenberg, Leipzig, Mainz, Worms, Eisenach, Erfurt Weimar, Eisleben and Berlin. Program departs from Phoenix

2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany
Travel programs featuring the historic Oberammergau Passion Play are being planned. Please contact us using the form below if you wish to be included on a mailing list to receive further information about these tours when available.

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