Tours

Wesley Heritage & Hymns Tour Presented by Educational Opp. and The Institute for Modern Worship 2023 | Oct 30, 2023

10 days
England
Starting from $3448* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join Educational Opp. and The Institute for Modern Worship on a Wesley Heritage & Hymns Tour on October 30, 2023, starting at $3,448* from New York. Enjoy touring Cotswolds, Swindon, Stratford Upon Avon, Oxford, Bath, Roman Ruins, Hanham  Mount, Bristol, Charles Wesley’s Home, Windsor, London, and more!

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$100 Register by January 31, 2023
$50 Register by April 30, 2023
Full deposit required. Savings are deducted from the balance.

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Overseas Airport Transfers
  • Administrative Fees

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

† If air purchased through EO.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 October 30 - Depart the USA

Your Wesley Heritage travel study program begins as you depart the United States on your international flight to England.

Day 2 October 31 - Cotswolds/ Swindon 

Arrive in London and head to the Cotswolds.  Introduce concepts and plans for meetings throughout the week while on the bus traveling to Swindon after the Cotswolds visit (1/2 hour).

Day 3 November 1 - Stratford Upon Avon/ Oxford 

Today includes stops in Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford. See Shakespeare’s birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s cottage, and Trinity Church. Enjoy a walking tour of the town. In the afternoon, travel to Oxford for a walking tour. See Christ Church College and the chapel, the Sheldonian Theater, and the Bodleian Library. Return to Swindon for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 November 2 - Bath/ Roman Ruins/  Hanham  Mount/ Dinner and overnight in Bristol

Weather permitting, have a talk/discussion at the Hanham Mount about the outdoor meeting style of the Wesley’s prior to churches being set up (if it is rainy or blustery, you can do this on the bus).

Day 5 November 3 -   Bristol/ Charles Wesley’s Home/ New Room/ Day of Lectures and Dialog/ Dinner and overnight in Bristol

Lecture here at the New Room, discussing early meeting formats and Charles Wesley’s impact on Christian music forms. Enjoy group conversations with a focus on Lyrical Theology, with references from the book, “Singing The Faith: Soundings of Lyrical Theology In The Methodist Tradition”, Paul Wesley Chilcote

Day 6 November 4 -  Windsor and London

Visit Windsor Gardens then head to London for a panoramic city tour. Enjoy Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Arrive at your hotel. Dinner will be on your own. Enjoy a group discussion on the bus ride to London (1 hour), talking about the evolution of today’s worship forms and music styles. Discussion leaders will reference and recommend several helpful books and published resources.

Day 7 November 5 - Free day in London

Today, you are on your own in London. Attend a service at Central Mission Church or Wesley Chapel. The afternoon is free for the theatre, museums, or maybe a Beatles tour. Dinner is on your own. Overnight in London.

Day 8 November 6 - Wesley’s London 

Head to Wesley’s Chapel and museum. See John Wesley’s home, Bunhill Fields, and The Aldersgate Flame. Take a walking tour to St. Paul’s Cathedral then tour the cathedral. The afternoon will be free. Your hotel will be in London with dinner on your own. A full lecture and time for discussion will be planned for our time at Wesley’s Chapel (1-2 hours).

Day 9 November 7- London

Today is a day of lectures and dialog (to be determined). Your hotel will be in London with dinner on your own. Final lectures and discussion in the morning session, followed by a free afternoon. A group lunch may be scheduled for this afternoon, followed by a free evening to enjoy the theater or other exciting evening events.

Day 10 November 8 - Depart for the USA

Depart for the USA

Departure Dates

  1. Monday, October 30, 2023
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