Seven Churches of Revelation Study Tour 2022 | Warren Community Fellowship

With Pastor Cary Wacker with Warren Community Church

From $3,795 per person

October 2 – 11, 2022 | Optional Biblical Rome Tour | October 11-14, 2022

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Tour Leaders:

Pastor Cary Wacker with Warren Community Church

Location:

Seven Churches of Revelation, Turkey

TOUR OVERVIEW:

Covid vaccinations are not required for this trip.


Join Pastor Cary as we study our way through the teachings of Paul utilizing geography, archaeology, people, and prophecy.

The main tour is $3,795 per person, sharing a double room and including airfare from Portland.  This small private group tour visits the Biblically significant areas of the 7 Golden Lampstands, the Apostles, the Early Church, and the authentic Book of Revelation’s Seven Churches remaining archeological sites.  Especially in today’s world – these seven churches, their spiritual teaching value, the mysterious archeological aspects and the personal application of each site will come alive.  We will be staying in very precious and unique boutique 4-star hotels with amazing Mediterranean hospitality and the most stunning views or ambiance. The tour will open up in Istanbul for a spectacular first night overlooking the Bosporus.  We also get to travel out to the Biblically ancient area of Cappadocia and see 3rd and 4th-century tiny cave churches that are intact today with remaining original gospel messages and stories painted on their walls and ceilings.  One morning you will also be able to take a hot air balloon trip over the captivating, unique landscape at sunrise.  After the visits to Pergamon, Ephesus, Thyatira, Smyrna, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea – you will also visit Hierapolis, Colossi, and Didyma. Can you imagine the completeness of this Biblical lineup! Pastor Cary has thought of everything you will need for a full and memorable journey!

If you have more time, you can do the optional Rome extension. In Rome, you will see the most important Biblical sites and stay in a very central location in order to see the other beautiful monuments of the Eternal City.


The core tour begins at only $3,795 per person. The 3-day optional tour of Rome is $1,739 per person and includes the additional air flight to Rome. For details on all the inclusions, see pricing page.

TOUR MAP:

Seven Churches of Revelation Study Tour with Pastor Cary Wacker Of Warren Community Church Oct 2-11, 2022 Locations Map

INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR:

  • Round-Trip Airfare from Portland, Oregon Included

  • Luxury & Boutique Hotel Accomodations

  • Teachings by Pastor Cary Wacker

  • Private Transportation

  • Exclusive Site Access

  • Private Tour Guides

  • All Entrance Fees

  • Most Meals (indicated on itinerary)

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MAIN ITINERARY

Plane Wing Pink and Purple Clouds Itinerary
  • October 2, 2022
  • Depart Portland or home cities today.
  • Depart Portland or home airport. Current schedule departs at 9:30 AM.

Süleymaniye Mosque from the water Istanbul Turkey
  • October 3, 2022
  • Istanbul! Transfer to hotel. Welcome dinner.
  • Arrive Istanbul at 4:00 PM. Transfer to the lovely Eresein boutique hotel in the Old City of Istanbul. Three blocks from the hotel is the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia and Topkapi Palace. You can also obtain your own airfare and arrive in Istanbul earlier.  Dinner.

  • Dinner

Mountains of Cappadocia Turkey
  • October 4, 2022
  • Morning flight to Cappadocia. Tour the Underground City.
  • Depart the hotel for your morning flight to Cappadocia.   After lunch, tour the Underground City and stay in a very unique “cave” boutique hotel amidst this intriguing landscape.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Sunrise Ballooning Cappadocia Turkey
  • October 5, 2022
  • Kayseri and Cappadocia. Optional sunrise balloon adventure. Visit whimsical churches and some unique shopping.
  • Walk the whimsical churches. Time for unique shopping and meandering the quaint walkways. This morning there will be an optional sunrise excursion available, where you can take a ballooning trip above beautiful volcanic landscapes. The region is also a world heritage site rich with Byzantine art, underground towns & troglodyte villages of the Göreme Valley; all visible from the quiet of a hot air balloon.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trajan Temple Pergamon Turkey
  • October 6, 2022
  • Fly to Izmir and the Mediterranean Sea. Transfer to Bergama. Tour the famous site of Pergamon.
  • This morning fly to the modern town of Izmir located on the sea. Transfer to the quaint town of Bergama where we will have a nice lunch in this colorful town. Today we tour the site of Pergamon and the Asklepion and famous Red Court. Interestingly it is the Asklepion where modern medicine (pharmacology) represents itself amongst the Greek “gods”. The site at Pergamon is accessed via a funicular tram with stunning views of the Mediterranean basin. Pergamon’s famous altar was taken to Berlin where it is still located today. The altar has been used and duplicated by various politicians in the modern eras. Overnight at a boutique hotel with time to rest and explore this ancient city.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • October 7, 2022
  • Visit the church sites of Thyatira and Smyrna. Overnight at the lovely Swiss Hotel Izmir.
  • Today, visit the church sites of Thyatira and Smyrna.  At Smyrna we will study the story of Polycarp and see the area where he lived. Afterwards, overnight at the lovely Swiss Hotel Izmir with a splendid fish dinner. Izmir is considered the San Diego of Western Turkey.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pamukkale Denizli Turkey
  • October 8, 2022
  • Visit the Seven Churches of Revelation sites of Sardis, Laodicea, Colossae. Overnight the thermal pools.
  • After our sumptuous breakfast you will arrive at the church site of Sardis. Study time here amongst the incredible antiquity. Next, we arrive at the small – but remaining site of the church of Philadelphia. More time of study and reflection and then a fun lunch at the Marla Club before we drive over the mountains. After a time of refreshment, we arrive one of the most impressive stones of the Churches of Revelation – the site of Laodicea. Later in the day, visit the site of Colossae and then on to our hotel. Once at the hotel, we can wrap up in thick robes and head down to the hotel’s private Turkish baths and thermal pools that originate at the cascading Colossae archaeological site. We will stay at one of the hot springs hotels, so be sure to bring your swimming attire. Dinner is included.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • October 9, 2022
  • Morning walk through Hierapolis. Visit the Seven Churches of Revelation site of Ephesus. Afternoon shopping.
  • This morning, we walk through the site of Hierapolis  – with hundreds and hundreds of amazing tombs. Drive back through the mountains with a stop at a local artisan’s village for lunch. The site of all sites is visited today, Ephesus! Ephesus is considered the top archaeological site in the Mediterranean. You will be able to walk the streets that the Apostles John, Paul and Timothy walked, and you will be in the city where Jesus’ mother, Mary lived out her final days. There is an opportunity for shopping this afternoon. Dinner at the hotel this evening.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Didyma Turkey
  • October 10, 2022
  • Tour of Didyma on the Aegean Sea. Fly to Istanbul in the evening and transfer to your “Yotel”.
  • Tour of Didyma today. Note the circle of cities surrounding the Aegean Sea that the Apostles visited frequently and where the Early Church thrived.  We fly to Istanbul around dinner time where you will walk within the terminal to your tiny hotel rooms with all the amenities you need for a good night’s rest.  They call it “Yotel”. The all-new Istanbul airport is like a small city with shopping and restaurants galore.

  • Breakfast, Lunch

Plane Wing Golden Clouds Itinerary
  • October 11, 2022
  • Return flight to Portland or home cities.
  • Depart Istanbul today at 6:20 AM, transferring in Seattle and arriving in Portland.

TOUR EXTENSION

Street Pizzeria in Rome Italy
  • October 11, 2022
  • Flight to Rome. Visit the Christian Catacombs.
  • Depart Istanbul at 0845AM this morning nonstop to Rome.  On arrival in Rome, you will be met by your tour host and guide. You will have an opportunity to grab a piece of Italian pizza or sandwich prior to arrival to the area of Rome where many of the new believers lived inside the ancient catacombs. It is also in this area where Priscilla and Aquila had a home. Next, visit the church where Paul’s body is laid. Arrive at your hotel located in the center of Rome. Dinner at the hotel. 

  • Breakfast, Dinner

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  • October 12, 2022
  • Vatican & St. Peter’s Basilica. Private tour of the prison cell of Paul & Peter at the Forum. Nero’s tomb & the Coliseum. Walking tour of Rome with Trevi Fountain & Parthenon.
  • Early visit to the Vatican this morning along with St. Peter’s Basilica. Afterwards transfer to the center of Rome for a private tour of the prison cell of Paul and Peter at the Forum. Visit the Forum and Nero’s tomb and tour of the Coliseum. Walking tour of Rome with Trevi Fountain and the Parthenon. Free evening for shopping.

  • Breakfast

Spanish Steps Rome Italy
  • October 13, 2022
  • Morning visit to Paul’s home church at Regola. Free afternoon.
  • After breakfast we visit the Apostle Paul’s home church of Regola. It is located in the oldest section of Jewish Rome called Trastevere. It is an extremely rare visit for tourists.  Afterward, enjoy lunch on your own at the Piazza de Fiori – the plaza of flowers. You have free time this afternoon to visit the Spanish Steps and its long shopping streets, the Via Veneto, the numerous monuments and churches, gelatos and pizzerias of Rome. The options are endless.

Departure on Airplane
  • October 14, 2022
  • Return flight to Portland or home cities
  • Departing late morning at 10:30 AM back to Portland or your home airport.

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Cary Wacker

Pastor, Warren Community Fellowship
Warren, OR


A native of Southern California, Cary accepted Christ at the age of 18 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa under Pastor Chuck Smith. With a great hunger to know God’s Word and serve Him, Cary entered ministry to disciple and train people according to the Word of God. 

Cary is the Lead Pastor at Warren Community Fellowship in Warren, Oregon where he has served for 18 years as either the Youth/Executive Pastor, and for the last four years as the Lead Pastor.  He served as Youth/Associate Pastor for 3 years at Rancho Baptist Church in Temecula, California and served as Youth/Associate Pastor for 10 years at Morningstar Christian Chapel in Whittier, California. His combined 31 years of ministry experience has given him a great depth of knowledge and experience concerning the Word of God.  He has a Master of Divinity Degree and a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies from Multnomah Biblical Seminary and studied in the Doctorate of Ministry cohort in preaching at Western Seminary in Portland Oregon. Cary has led 6 groups to Israel and Jordan and many trips in overseas missions. 

Cary also serves the community as a Senior Volunteer Firefighter/EMT/Chaplain for Columbia River Fire and Rescue and as a Chaplain for Columbia County Sheriff.  Cary and his wife Wendy have been married for 33 years have four grown children and 4 grandchildren. His hobbies are hunting, fishing and just about anything outdoors.

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