GA Pedaling Pilgrimage 2012

Journeying to GA: General Assembly, Great Awakening

Keep in touch during the ride!
View our blog at pedalingpilgrimage.blogspot.com
All events, reflections, devotions, and exciting things will be posted there!

On Sunday, June 24th at 2:00 PM, an epic 450 mile journey will begin in Louisville as a small group of cyclists head towards Pittsburgh and the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Along the way, we’ll be connecting with a different Presbyterian church each night to host a worship experience in addition to blogging and posting videos throughout the ride.

Why are we doing this, you ask?

To show that God is moving through our denomination. To remind our churches that we can rely on each other and connect with each other. To raise awareness about the environmental and financial costs of traveling to a huge conference like General Assembly. And to re-create our fellowship, worship, and service through recreation, Sweaty Sheep style.

Get involved!
The itinerary of the trip is posted below. If you are anywhere near where we are, join us! Come to worship each night (we’ll have the times and places listed soon!), or come out and ride with us for a day or a few hours! If nothing else, send a few prayers our way for safety and strength to make it through!


Read the PC(U.S.A.) News Service article about the trip!



Day 1 6/24 (Sun) Louisville (PC(U.S.A.) Center) to Hanover (Hanover Presbyterian), 40 miles
Day 2 6/25 (Mon) Hanover to Cincinnati (Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian), 88 miles
Day 3 6/26 (Tues) Cincinnati to Xenia (Memorial United Presbyterian), 56 miles
Day 4 6/27 (Wed) Xenia to Granville (First Presbyterian), 92 miles
Day 5 6/28 (Thurs) Granville to Coshocton (The Presbyterian Church), 45 miles
Day 6 6/29 (Fri) Coshocton to Steubenville (Westminster Presbyterian), 82 miles
Day 7 6/30 (Sat) Steubenville to Pittsburgh (David L. Lawrence Convention Center!), 43 miles


Map


We will be (roughly) following the “Underground Railroad Bicycle Route” for much of the trip (at least through Xenia, OH!). Below is an overview of the entire route, from Mobile, AL to Canada (image courtesy of adventurecycling.org).


2 thoughts on “GA Pedaling Pilgrimage 2012

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  2. It was so great to worship with the sheep last night at PRPC! Love your fresh Spirit and energy! :) Sending prayers your way as you continue your ride!

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