Pilgrimage Opportunities

April 12 – 22, 2023

The Holy Land

Members of the Diocese of Los Angeles community: You are invited to join members of St. James’ in-the-City Episcopal Church for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in April 2023. We hope you will consider coming along on this exciting and soulful adventure. Walk the footsteps of Jesus during an 11-day pilgrimage to the Holy Lands and Jordan, with Pastor Jim Boline of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the Rev. Dr. Kate Cress of St. James in-the-City Episcopal Church. Itinerary is here. Click here to register.


April 14 – 29, 2023

Turkey: Footsteps of Paul

Scheduled for the week after Easter 2023, this tour will be led by the Rev. Canon George Woodward, vicar of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and former rector of St. Edmund’s Church, San Marino. The itinerary will follow the travels of St. Paul of Tarsus, with stops in Istanbul, Antioch, Tarsus, Cappadocia, Lystra, Konya, Antalya, Perge, Ephesus and Kusadasi. Woodward lived in Turkey for two years and is personally familiar with all the tour destinations. The tour cost of $3,365 per person (double occupancy) will include tour guide and manager, deluxe hotels, daily breakfast, some lunches and dinners, coach transportation and entrance tickets. (The main tour group will depart from Mexico City; pilgrims from other areas will fly directly to Istanbul.) Operated by St. Cecilia Tours. For detailed information and to register, click here.  Photo: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul