FUMC Abroad

Daily reflections from FUMC's 2018 pilgrimage to England.

Wrapping Up in Edinburgh

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On this last day of our amazing pilgrimage to England and Scotland we took a day trip from Edinburgh to St. Andrews. Do you recognize the beach? The soundtrack of Chariots of Fire May be running through your head because this is where the beach scene was filmed. And yes, St. Andrews University...

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Scotland

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Monday night’s hotel was something out of a fairy tale. A huge, old building at the edge of the highlands, full of tartan plaids, wool, historic art and weaponry. The pub was cozy and cute, and the huge dining hall was amazing as were the meals served there! Tuesday was a day of travel...

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Tags: john knox, scotland, st. andrews, holyrood palace, edinburgh castle, highlands hotel

Day 2 (with a Day 1 Recap)

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Tuesday, our first day in London, we walked on Westminster Bridge You can see Mark teaching even there! Then it was back to Westminster Abbey. Just across the street from the Abbey is Methodist Central Hall, site of the first meeting of the UN. We had a lovely tour there and were unexpectedly...

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A Picture Tour of England

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Some photos from an amazing Day 1 across the pond! Our travelers were so enamored with the trip they forgot to identify the sites below. Who can help us out? Leave a comment if you can identify any of these places (or the person in the last photo)! 

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Tags: downtown for good, england, heritage, history, john wesley, methodist, united methodist, fume