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The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Celebration at Sea
BT Choir & Singers Trips
September 3rd — 8th, 2020
Multi-day Event
  • Royal Navy Dockyard, Bermuda


After so many years of shari​ng the message of Christ through music, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is excited to announce its first ever Music Celebration at Sea! The same Choir that won six Grammy Awards and sang in various venues around the world is inviting you to join them, along with Pastor Jim and Carol Cymbala, for a 5-night cruise to Bermuda. The more than 200 voices directed by Carol Cymbala will be joined by worship leader Travis Cottrell and renowned gospel artist Taranda Greene, as they celebrate the good news of Jesus in unforgettable concerts.

The magnificent ship we are sailing on is the Norwegian Encore, which features delicious dining options, the largest open-air laser tag at sea, a water park, and much more! The cruise will also provide time to meet and have fellowship with members of the Choir.

The schedule includes concerts, a special Night of Prayer with the Choir, morning Bible devotions with Pastor Cymbala, and a Sunday morning worship service. In addition to spending two luxurious days at sea, you will be able to explore the stunning island of Bermuda, where there is so much more to see and do.

It is our prayer that this will be a time of refreshing and renewal for everyone who joins us for The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir’s Music Celebration at Sea.

We look forward to seeing you there!


The Brooklyn Tabernacle Music Ministry

Starting at $998 per person

Prices are per passenger, based on two per cabin. Air transportation is not included in price.  Add per person: Taxes / fees $234 (subject to change), conference fee $198.
Call toll-free 800 247 1899 for questions regarding single occupancy rates and wheelchair-accessible cabins. Transfer from the pier and flight/hotel quotes are all available.


12:00 PM    Embarkation Begins  
3:00 PM Embarkation Ends


  After a morning devotion, treat yourself in the ship’s
lavish spa. During today’s lunch buffet,sit with someone
new—conversations with new friends will
become a highlight of your cruise.


  Pastel-colored houses and stately mansions are surrounded
by lush greenery. Stroll through world-class shops,
museums, art galleries, and forts to take in Bermuda’s
rich history and heritage. You’ll love the subtropical climate,
pink sand beaches, world-class shopping and other highlights
of this colorful British territory.

Monday, SEPTEMBER 7th

  Spend another day in God’s glorious Creation. Snap keepsake
photos and share exclusive time with choir members
and other leaders. Worship and study alongside Believers from
all over, growing closer to God and having the time of your life.


8:00 AM Debarkation Begins
10:00 AM* Debarkation Ends
  *All dates and locations are subject to change



Travis Cottrell
A Dove Award-winning songwriter and performer, Travis Cottrell is best known for his solo albums including 2016’s All That is Within Me, as well as for his ministry leading worship across the United States with Beth Moore’s Living Proof Live conferences. A prolific singer and songwriter, he has written songs and provided background vocals for artists as diverse as Amy Grant, Garth Brooks, Larnelle Harris, Don Moen, and Mercy Me. In 2013, his alma mater, Belmont University, awarded Travis its prestigious Encore Award, given to a School of Music alumni for achieving excellence. When he’s not touring, Travis serves as Worship Pastor at Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee.

TaRanda Greene
A popular Gaither Homecoming mainstay and featured soloist with the famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, TaRanda Greene is known for her God-given musical talent and anointed spirit. From performances at the United Nations to her six solo albums, she has built a worldwide following. But there’s more to TaRanda than her voice. In 2010, her husband of nine years, Tony Greene, passed away from complications related to kidney disease. “Tony was my biggest encourager,” TaRanda shares. “Saying goodbye has been the hardest thing I have ever had to face.” She trusted God to carry her through that uncertainty and heartbreak, and today continues to share her powerful testimony and voice. TaRanda has joined Jody McBrayer and Doug Anderson as a founding member of the trio Cana’s Voice.


While some cruise lines may have a reputation for rigid dress codes and opulence, Norwegian Cruise Line has changed the cruise industry with a luxurious fleet with a relaxed vibe. That’s especially true on the brand-new Encore, which began sailing Bermuda and The Caribbean in the fall of 2019. The well-known “freestyle” atmosphere of NCL allows cruisers to choose from a broad selection of dining and entertainment options. And while the ship’s overall experience may be laid-back, its known impeccable service remains. The lavish Encore maintains a ratio of one staff member for every two or three passengers. It is the perfect setting for a spiritual getaway filled with worship, fellowship and unforgettable moments with God.



Interior Stateroom
A stateroom priced just right, with many of the same amenities as an Oceanview. These staterooms feature two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed.
Total Approx. Size: 135 - 201 sq. ft.



Oceanview Stateroom
Take in the ever-changing seascape from your big picture window. Or kick back, relax and watch TV in your sitting area. When it’s bedtime, the two of you can sleep in comfort.
Total Approx. Size: 161-245 sq. ft.





Balcony Stateroom
Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to a private balcony with sweeping views. So enjoy beautiful sunrises, breathtaking sunsets and a cozy and comfortable room
designed with you in mind.
Total Approx. Size: 213 - 367 sq. ft.

Q: Do I need a Visa for Bermuda?

A: No visa is required.

Q: When do I need to finish making my payments?

A: On April 23rd, 2020.

Q: Will I be able to meet the Brooklyn tabernacle choir members?

A: Yes,  on the days when we are at sea, and even in Bermuda.

Q: What airport should I fly into?

A: The New York Metro area is served by three major airports: 

  1. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
  2. Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
  3. LaGuardia Airport (LGA)      
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