Inverness to Mull

Sunday, October 6, 2019 Day 5: Kenilworth pilgrims celebrated World Communion Sunday at the Fort Augustus Kirk of Scotland, Inverness where the Reverend Anthony Jones preached an elegant sermon about the feeding of the 4,000. His congregation welcomed us warmly. Kathy Evertsberg and Beverly Jones share notes on the special responsibility a wife [...]

Braveheart Territory, Stirling

Friday, October 4, We begin the day with a guided tour in St. John’s Kirk of Perth. Here John Knox preached the sermon which set light to the Reformation in Scotland. A short coach ride then brings us to Stirling—a city steeped in history. We hear about two of Scotland’s greatest heroes, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Stirling Castle, sitting on a volcanic crag, fortified since ancient times, provides a memorable visit.

St. Andrews

Thursday, October 3, 2019 Patrick Hamilton (1504–1528) known as the first martyr of the Scottish Reformation. St. Andrews professor Hamilton learned Luther’s teaching at the age of 24 in 1523 (6 years after Wittenberg). There’s a mosaic of Hamilton’s initials in the pavement where he [...]

Nova Scotia Church Tour

Click here for Nova Scotia Itinerary. Bay of Fundy to Historic Lunenburg Walking and Hiking Tour Begin a new adventure with Jo Forrest in Nova Scotia next fall.  This promises to be an incredible trip and here are just a few details: Trip Highlights Ramble over peaceful country and coastal lanes, past colorful [...]

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Welcome to Scotland

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Adam Smith David Hume John Knox at St. Giles Cathedral Kathy Evertsberg and Sue Smart Day One of our pilgrimage to the other holy land, 28 of us from Illinois, Michigan, Connecticut, and Ohio rendezvoused and spent the day in Edinburgh. In [...]