5th Gospel Retreats
Director, founder and owner of 5th Gospel Retreats; pilgrimage director and leader.
helped by a passionately committed team
Administration: pilgrimages and wine
(We all have CRB Enhanced Disclosure certificates)
Former Nurse and Health Visitor, assists on pilgrimages and with their preparation; also with Bethlehem Evenings and sales of olive wood. 5gr Pilgrim 2009, 2011, 2013
Mary and Julia
Two sisters full of fun, both nurses specialising in the care of pilgrims with special needs and help with running Bethlehem Evenings. 5gr Pilgrims 2011, 2013.
Rev Gilmour McDermott
5th Gospel's Spiritual Director and a Holy Land chaplain for over 20 years. 5gr Chaplain 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014.
Working together in Jordan
Our permanent Christian guide, JTGA Member since 1997 - everything a guide needs to be with great biblical knowledge and love of Jordan's Christian heritage, taking care of pilgrims at every step.
Shadi Hawaneh and Shepherds Tours
Everything to do with transport, appointments, meeting & greeting, border crossings and practical details.
Working together in Palestine/Israel.
Karim and Laure Jubran
A Christian company supplying first-class transport and a superb service.
Roni and Carol Tabash
Young Christian ambassadors arranging our Mass bookings and on hand with any personal practical assistance pilgrims need.
5th Gospel Retreats assisted by
Lawyers - Tozers Solicitors LLP, Exeter - specialising in Travel Law
Insurers - Towergate Insurance independent brokers providing tour operators' liability insurance
Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors - Bennett Jones & Co, Bodmin - our accountants and auditors.
Damian Ivereigh Technical, Financial and Business Launtel