Moody Bible Institute

Alumni Swiss Reformation Tour 2018

March 9–18, 2018: Germany and Switzerland

Join other Moody alumni on a life-transforming journey to celebrate the Protestant Reformation and the 500th anniversary of Huldrych Zwingli’s conversion. Revisit church history as you engage with Moody faculty outside the classroom. Walk in the footsteps of Zwingli and Calvin, while also visiting key sites related to the Anabaptist movement. History will come alive in ways you never thought possible, with guided tours, brief lectures, and short readings. Your daily walk and appreciation of Scripture will be forever changed.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the medieval roots of the Reformation and Great Schism
  • Study the background and culture of the Swiss reformers
  • Explore the life of Huldrych Zwingli, the father of the Reformed Reformation in Switzerland
  • Explore the life and teachings of John Calvin
  • Learn about the early Anabaptists and their origins in Switzerland
  • See the home church of Zwingli in Zurich and Calvin’s Church in Geneva

Tour Leaders

Led by Moody Bible Institute professors, discover the Protestant Reformation’s impact on Christian thought, learn about the tragedy of the Holocaust, and gain new understanding of the truth of God’s Word.

Tour Host

Nancy (Andersen ’80) Hastings

Executive Director of Moody Alumni Association

 

Teaching Professors

Dr. Gregg Quiggle

Professor of Historical Theology & Dean of Study Abroad Programs

Dr. Michael McDuffee

Professor of Historical Theology

 

Tour Schedule

March
09
Fri.
Fly to Munich, Germany
10
Sat.
Arrive, meet group at airport—transport to Hotel
11
Sun.
Medieval Christianity—Cathedral at Ulm
12
Mon.
Great Schism and Hus—Konstanz
13
Tue.
Zwingli—Einsiedeln
14
Wed.
Zwingli—Zurich
15
Thur.
Zurich—Lindt Chocolate—travel to Interlaken
16
Fri.
Interlaken—Day in the Alps
17
Sat.
Calvin—Geneva
18
Sun.
Fly home from Geneva

 

Tour Cost

  • Tour Cost: $1,995 double occupancy and $2,475 single occupancy. Cost includes room, all transportation in Europe, breakfast daily and some dinners, all entrance fees. Price does not include airfare and lunches. Airfare should be booked to arrive in Munich and depart from Geneva. A $1,000 non-refundable deposit is due with registration form by December 29th, 2017.
  • Contact us if you would be willing to share a room to receive the double occupancy rate.
  • Hotel accommodations are similar to Holiday Inn Express.
  • Airfare, lunches, and some dinners are not included in tour price.
  • Payment Information: By check, payable to Moody Bible Institute and sent to Moody Alumni Association, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL. By credit card, call Alumni office at (312) 329-4412 (Visa or MasterCard accepted). All funds are due February 9th, 2018.
  • Air Transportation: Please plan your trip to arrive in Munich before noon on March 10. Your host will meet you at the airport. The tour ends in Geneva; please plan the return flight accordingly. Trip insurance is encouraged.

Tour Reminders

  • The Reformation Tour involves a good amount of walking. Some sites are not handicap accessible.
  • You must have a passport valid through September 2018.
  • Tour tickets are limited—apply today to reserve your spot!

Download and email your registration form to mbialum@moody.edu or mail completed registration to Moody Alumni Association (820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610).

Questions? Please call (312) 329-4412 or email the Alumni office.

 

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