About Us

My name is Roger McCurry, and I am the owner of Koinonia Travels and Tours. Koinonia Travels and Tours is a faith-based company that started in 1986 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Have you heard the quote “Do what you love and love what you do?” I love travel! My passion for travel and to help individuals discover and experience the world is the reason the company exists. I believe travel can renew, refresh, enhance, educate, influence, inspire, impact, motivate, and encourage individuals to live life to its fullest. To me, the journey is as important as the destination. Koinonia Travels and Tours will always strive to make the journey an experience that provides many precious and lasting memories. The most important thing about travel is the traveler. Our number one priority is the complete satisfaction and safety of our clients.

My desire and purpose is to create unique, carefree, extraordinary travel experiences with lasting memories for individuals and groups while offering unsurpassed value and exceptional quality with personalized service. We desire to be the best travel professionals and providers we can be in the travel industry. We truly want to make a difference and have an impact with the way we serve our clients and work with our vendors. Being faith-based, we will operate our business with the highest standards of Christian integrity, values and principals. We also believe in the spiritual values and benefits of Christian group travel and the difference it can make.
We have over 30 years of experience in planning, organizing, promoting, managing and escorting tours. I am excited because I believe traveling with KTT is like traveling with a friend. A friend who is knowledgeable, friendly, kind, compassionate, trained and takes care of literally all the details for you. Our passion is to help people see and experience God’s beautiful world and show all that it has to offer. We also desire to help churches and religious organizations develop travel ministries that will expand their influence in the community and to learn the benefits and the impact travel can have as a ministry.

The Name: Koinonia Travels and Tours

The name Koinonia comes from a Greek word which means: Sharing and participating in experiences that produce a special kind of fellowship and friendship. It also means a special type of partnership that develops from sharing common experiences together. These experiences include all types of life situations from happiness, joy, success, failures, difficulties and even persecution. Early followers of Christ were identified as having Koinonia. It is said that they received this label because of the very special type of community they displayed and modeled. They supported and encouraged one another through all the experiences that they went through. They were faithful to one another and that produced a special type of fellowship called Koinonia. This is one of the reasons that the company is called Koinonia Travels and Tours because we want to create special experiences through travel that enriches, enhances, inspires and creates opportunities for special fellowship that can provide lifetime friendships which is called Koinonia.

Who is Roger McCurry?

Roger McCurry is a husband, father, grandfather, minister, magician, tri-athlete, travel professional and owner of Koinonia Travels and Tours. He is a native of Asheville, North Carolina but calls Elizabethtown, Kentucky home. He is an avid basketball fan but loves all sports. Roger served in the United States Army as a Paratrooper with the 101st , 82nd, and the 173rd Airborne units.

He attended Campbellsville University and graduated from Southwest Baptist University with a degree in Church Recreation and Religion. He has served as a Minister of Recreation and Senior Adults for over 30 years. He spent over 25 of those years with Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The church is the oldest evangelical church west of the Allegany Mountains. He was their first Minister of Recreation and Senior Adults. Roger loves to inspire, motivate and help people have fun with his magic. He enjoys planning tours, escorting tours, playing golf, snow skiing, running, biking, swimming and working out. Physical fitness is a top priority for him. Roger has served and provided leadership for several Christian organizations. He has led many workshops on how to use travel in ministry and is in the process of writing a Handbook/Manuel for professional tour escorts/managers. Roger has planned and led groups of all sizes and ages to 50 states and 20 foreign countries. The types of trips he plans and leads ranges from leisure, mission, pilgrimages, retreats, and sports. Roger has a passion for travel and helping travelers experience the journey and the destination. He believes in traveling with a purpose and helping churches and religious organizations discover the value and benefits of Christian Group Travel.