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If You Seek Christ, Together We Will Find Him.
If You Seek Christ, Together We Will Find Him
When St. Paul’s started Journey to Adulthood as a youth program and began looking into pilgrimage, we turned to Wonder Voyage. We were drawn to Wonder Voyage for their ability to create a journey to fit the group. Over the years, it has amazed me ...
A Selah Pilgrimage
A Selah Pilgrimage
For many years I have led a contemplative worship service I developed that features music, reading from scripture, and silent prayer. It is called Selah. This word comes from Psalms and is thought to be a musical term for pause or rest. It is this ...
Outwitting a Hurricane - A Last Minute Change of Plans.
Outwitting a Hurricane
As someone who has traveled with Wonder Voyage all over the country, I can say that they are second-to-none in the care their provide during all stages of the trip experience. I work at a school that values travel. We take our entire student body, ...
Mission Trip or Pilgrimage
Mission Trip or Pilgrimage: A Definition
Short term missions has become big business. Wonder Voyage started twenty years ago because, at the time, a good number of trips through mission organizations were being carried out in ways that were were unnecessary, unethical, and in bad taste. The only pilgrimage offerings, at ...
Wonder Voyage Director: A Definition
Wonder Voyage Director: A Definition
Designing, planning, and implementing an entire mission trip or pilgrimage can be daunting, especially when you’re the one leading a group. Having someone to guide you through the process can make all the difference. This is where Wonder Voyage directors excel. We are not tour ...
Transformed by Pilgrimage
Transformed by Pilgrimage
I once led a team from Bethesda, Maryland to Nova Scotia on pilgrimage. Shortly after returning home, their reverend shared this response with the parish about their journey: “Last Tuesday, the St. Luke’s pilgrims arrived home safely. Our time in Nova Scotia changed us as ...
The Way You’ve Longed to Travel
The Way You’ve Longed to Travel
Have you ever booked a trip through a tour, pilgrimage or mission organization hoping for adventure, only to find yourself shuffling from location to location without taking in your surroundings? You end up in lackluster housing, eating familiar food, never really immersing yourself in the ...
Tell Us What You Are Thinking! We are listening.
Tell Us
Most of us travel with some level of expectation about how our trip will go especially if it is with an organization that has planned the trip for you or your group. It’s easy to feel disappointed or frustrated when those expectations fall short. At ...
Do You Want a Pilgrimage or a Vacation?
Do You Want a Pilgrimage or a Vacation?
It was one of the most awkward trips of the summer for one of our voyage directors. He was going to lead a team on pilgrimage in Colorado. The leader of the team had agreed that the focus of the journey would be on recognizing ...