Educational Opportunities Tours

EO Tours has served the United Methodist Church for over 40 years by providing Christian travel opportunities to enhance the church's spiritual formation and fellowship ministries.

Featured Tours

Holy Land Tours

Our foundational Holy Land tours will introduce pilgrims to many of the places of Jesus' ministry and the New Testament while showing them contemporary life in this sensitive part of the world. EO also provides more immersive experiences for those wanting more in-depth interactions with Christians, Jews and Muslims living in the Holy Land and discussion about conflict resolution, peace and reconciliation.

Holy Land Classic 2018

Join us on this 10-Day journey where you will visit all the major sites, such as the Sea of Galilee, Mt. of Beatitudes, Jordan River, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem and more with prices starting at... View Tour

Journey through the Bible 2018

You will deepen your understanding of the Bible and Jesus’ life and ministry on this 11-day journey through the Holy Land. Pilgrims will spend 3-nights in Bethlehem and visit Jacob’s Well,... View Tour

Conversations in the Holy Land - Dialogue Series 2018

Join Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Gary Mason for the Dialogue Series 2018 Holy Land Tour departing on January 16, 2018 starting at $2,998 from New York. View Tour

Women's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2018 with Guest Speaker Bishop Kammerer

Departs April 10, 2018 | Join Educational Opportunities with Guest Speaker Bishop Charlene Kammerer on a Women's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. View Tour

Journeys of Paul

Most know Paul was martyred in Rome, spent time with Corinthians, and was shipwrecked in Malta, but most have never experienced these and other sites of his ministry around the Mediterranean. Our Journeys of Paul cruises are hosted on top-ranked cruiselines and include Bible-focused excursions in many ports that will bring the places of Paul's ministry to life for your travelers.

Lands of the Bible

Encompassing the best sites of our Holy Land tours with some of the most well-known places of Paul's ministry, our Lands of the Bible Cruises will provide your church with the opporunity to explore their favorite places of the Bible all while having to unpack only once.

Church Heritage

All the major sites of John Wesley's ministry are included in our Wesley Heritage tours. From the New Room in Bristol to Epworth and London, your church will return home with a greater understanding and appreciation of their Methodist heritage.

River Cruises

From France to Germany, Eastern Europe and Russia, cruising with EO is a great way for your church to expand its appreciation for European and Russion history, the church, and each other.

North American Cruises

Faith-based cruises in the Caribbean and Northeast are a great way for your church to retreat from everyday life and recharge. These domestic cruises provide a great value, beautiful tropical settings or the wonders of New England and Canada.

Quiet Spaces Retreat at Sea 2018

Join us for the first My Quiet Spaces cruise event departing on January 25, 2018 – a retreat designed for Christian women. Engage your mind, body, and spirit through music, creative writing,... View Tour

Footloose & Faithful Cruise 2018 with Missy Buchanan, Dorothy Roberts and Sally Ann Roberts

Departing February 4, 2018 | The Footloose and Faithful cruise brings together Upper Room Books author and speaker Missy Buchanan with Dorothy Roberts and Sally Ann Roberts, the sisters of Good... View Tour

Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

As the largest distributor of Passion Play tickets since 1980, EO will again offer travelers a wide variety of travel opportunities to visit Oberammergau. Passion Play ticket is included in the cost on many itineraries. Register now for the 42nd Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany in 2020.

2020 Oberammergau Passion Play & the Best of the Holy Land

Enjoy 13 days in the Holy Land, Germany, and Austria. You'll walk in the footsteps of Jesus as you retrace his steps in the Galilee, Nazareth, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem. Then you'll fly to Germany for... View Tour

Oberammergau Passion Play & the Romantic Danube River Cruise

Cruise in style aboard an AmaWaterways river ship after spending 4 days in Germany and Austria and witnessing the Oberammergau Passion Play. Your cruise embarks from Vilshofen and winds its way... View Tour


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