One Family’s Pilgrimage: Part Two

This is part two of a three-part series focusing on varying perspectives of Emmanuel’s Pilgrimage to Bethlehem. Over four years ago when our family last journeyed as pilgrims it went by so very fast. This year our family is looking forward to being a part of the city itself. Anxiety we once felt while we…

One Family’s Pilgrimage: Part One

This is part one of a three-part series focusing on varying perspectives of Emmanuel’s Pilgrimage to Bethlehem. Several years ago, the Greg Carroll family was able to make their first Pilgrimage to Bethlehem. It was an experience of the senses to say the least. We waited anxiously as we sat in pre-tour wondering what to…

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem 2013

In 1998, a few people from Emmanuel began “dreaming out loud” about a unique ministry to tell the story of Jesus’ birth.  As other folks joined in the conversation, it grew into what we call “Pilgrimage to Bethlehem.”  More than a Christmas pageant or a living nativity scene, Pilgrimage is a full-scale re-creation of 1st century…