guest post by Peter Buckland (profile) Our ride gave me a lot of time to think about our relationship to the creation. Talking with new friends like Joyce, Ben, and Pam or respected elders like Dorothy and Jon brought me to think so much about the good of the long game of justice and creation … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.8: Reflection
Guest blogger: Joyce Eveleth On the final eve of our trip we scattered across the Washington area to sleep (in my case) in a super comfy bed with a super awesome friend. With the encouraging words of friends at IPL, free cheese and wine, and some nifty handouts (warning: bad puns ahead) we were prepped … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.7: How did those meetings go?
Thank you for joining us today. We are here to bless these bicycle riders and wish them Godspeed for their journey. And, in a moment, we will ask every one of you to help give them our send-off. But first, we want to share the news about what we are doing. Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & … Continue reading Bike Trip 2015.1.5: Sendoff remarks
We made it! On a warm, but beautiful day we arrived in Washington, D.C. Everyone is safe – tired and sore, but safe. But we cannot quite rest easy yet as we prepare for our all-important visits to our Congressional representatives tomorrow. The day started unusually for us, waking from comfortable sleep in beds with … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.6: Arrival! (and real pillows!)
It’s 9:30 p.m. and I’m only now getting to write this; it’s been a full, wonderful day. We started it in Hagerstown, waking to the smells of coffee, eggs, fried potatoes, and sausage from Christ’s Reformed Church member Tommy van Metre. After breakfast, we packed up, put our cots away and hit the road. Already … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.5: team changes, American history, and so much more.
Guest blogger: Dorothy Blair (profiles: 2015, 2014) Sunday Morning in Orbisonia: At 6:30AM Karl Raynar roused us out of our sleeping bags with the smell of coffee brewing. Pastor Ed Seeley and his wife Lisa and their cooking crew soon arrived with scrambled eggs and bacon, pancakes, home-made maple syrup, yogurt, coffee cake, fruit and … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.4: Crossing to MD— and a swim!