Journeys of Paul Cruise
Sept 30 – October 11, 2021
Explore the Mediterranean…
Experience Paul’s Journeys…
Enrich your appreciation of the New Testament…
Enjoy your favorite artists in concert.
Musicians Johnny Hall and Jerry Nelson, in concert, will perform your Gospel and Broadway favorites. Johnny, is one of today’s most gifted artists in the Christian music world. He was a Dove Award nominee and soloist with Billy Graham and numerous TV programs. Jerry’s piano concert ministry has blessed tens of millions through Crystal Cathedral and Turning Point. His knack for improvisation shows up in every style from Jazz to Gospel to Classical.
Kick-off your mornings with entertaining speaker, Jeff Anderson as he expands your understanding of Paul’s missionary journeys. He is an eminently qualified lecturer and well-known Bible scholar.
Educational Opportunities Tours invites you to cruise the Mediterranean in the footsteps of Saint Paul, with musicians Johnny Hall, Jerry Nelson and guest speaker Jeff Anderson. After unpacking once, and with most meals included, you’ll set sail in comfort on Royal Caribbean’s brand new “Odyssey of the Seas.” Visit historic sites in Italy and Greece where EO’s experienced tour guides will take you on exclusive excursions bringing the stories of the Apostle Paul to life.
The “Odyssey of the Seas” features panoramic vistas and wide-open spaces at every turn. When the sun goes down, choose from multiple dining options. Revel in Broadway-style shows and entertainment and get a great night’s sleep in your state room for the next day’s adventures.
During your days at sea enjoy hearing from Jeff Anderson. He is a premier preacher and Bible scholar Using his gifts In a dozen global arenas. After two decades of local church ministry, his experience offers a voice of wisdom on boards such as One Voice Missions and president of International Bible Conference. Jeff also serves as faith adviser to Congressman Doug Lanborn.
Singer – Songwriter, Johnny Hall is one of today’s most gifted artists. He was a Dove Awards nominee and soloist with Billy Graham and numerous TV programs. As Executive Director of One Voice Mission, his passion is resulting in thousands of new believers.
Jerry Nelson’s piano artistry has blessed tens of millions through such TV ministries as Crystal Cathedral and Turning Point. His knack for improvisation shows in every style from Jazz to Gospel to Classic.
After our first day at sea, we will arrive at the port of Iraklion, Crete. Here you can explore on your own, or delve into a Cretan cultural experience by visiting Lake Kournas, the Arcadi Monastery the Venetian Loggia, the harmonious Morozini Fountain, and the 10th century Church of St. Titus
Visit the world-famous Greek island of Mykonos where the gleaming, white-washed buildings seem to climb on top of each other to reach the azure sky. Explore the island on your own or join one of the optional excursions available for purchase on board.
Dock in Santorini – one of the most beautiful of the Greek islands where picturesque white-washed villages topped with brilliant, blue domes, stand in stark contrast to the sheer-drop cliffs overlooking the Aegean Sea. The island itself perches on the edges of a volcano whose eruption 3,500 years ago, is thought to have led to the collapse of the Minoan civilization.
Explore the island on your own or join one of the optional excursions available for purchase on board.
In Athens, view the Acropolis and Parthenon. Walk through the huge Agora, ancient center of Athenian life, and explore the famous Olympic Stadium. Then travel to the city that inspired one of Paul’s most well-known letters. In Corinth, you’ll view the ancient temples and marketplace and read Paul’s letters while imagining him addressing the Corinthian Gentiles as he began building the church there.
Journey inland to ancient Pompei, dating almost to the time of Paul where you can see the spectacular ruins that were covered by ash from the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in AD 79.
You’ll explore the romance of Rome as you climb the graceful “Spanish Steps” and stop at the famous “Trevi Fountain”. You’ll also get the chance to explore the Basilica of St Paul’s Outside the Walls; the magnificent Colosseum, the Pantheon, the ancient Forum and more. (Be sure to reserve your spot on the optional Vatican City post-tour. Explore the glory of Christian Rome – home to one of the greatest museums in the world. You’ll tour St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, the Catacombs of St. Sebastian and more.)
Sail with EO in September, 2021 and cruise the Mediterranean in the Footsteps of St. Paul on the “Odyssey of the Seas” with musicians Johnny Hall and Jerry Nelson and Guest Speaker, Jeff Anderson.
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