Originally created 05/01/00

Blessing of the bikes



Crowds gather around guest speaker the Rev. Mac Gober from Canaan Land Ministries at New Hope Christian Center on Old Belair Road as he leads them in prayer before the Blessing of the Bikes.

At left, Roger Gardner of the Christian Motorcycle Association rejoices in his faith as a choir sings hymns while taking part in Sunday's blessing.

At right, longtime friends Bill Rebholz (left) and Michael Shiflett embrace amid a sea of chrome and leather, strengthening their bond through their shared faith in Jesus Christ.