Sat, Apr 15|
New Sweden Lutheran Church
Blessing of the Bicycles
Time & Location
Apr 15, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
New Sweden Lutheran Church, 12809 New Sweden Church Rd, Manor, TX 78653, USA
About the Event
New Sweden Lutheran Church will welcome cyclists from across Central Texas and preside over 2nd annual outdoor Blessing of the Bicycles service on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 10:30 AM.
Make plans to ride in the direction of New Sweden Lutheran Church on Saturday, April 15 for this beautiful and inspiring event. Tours and refreshments, including homemade Swedish cookies, starting at 10:00 am. Taylor Bike Company will provide bike mechanical support. Water and portable restrooms onsite too!
As a favorite rest stop for cyclists, New Sweden Lutheran Church seeks to share a blessing of love, safety, and support for cyclists and the causes for which they ride.
This is a free community event in partnership with the Texas Mamma Jamma Ride and Taylor Bike Company.
About New Sweden Lutheran Church:
As the church that serves the countryside, New Sweden Lutheran Church, founded in 1886 and considered the most photographed church in Texas, is committed to sharing Christ's love in action through their congregation to the community and the world. Video footage is available here: https://vimeo.com/425178396. https://www.newswedenelca.org/
About the Texas Mamma Jamma Ride:
Presented by Lone Star Circle of Care, the Texas Mamma Jamma Ride is an annual charity bike event that raises funds to support the Big Pink Bus mobile mammography service. The Big Pink Bus helps identify breast cancer earlier by providing the latest screening technology to underserved and uninsured women in Central Texas. Early detection of breast cancer saves lives! Since the first Mamma Jamma ride in 2009, over $2.5 million has been distributed to support the Central Texas breast cancer community. The 2023 Mamma Jamma ride will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Taylor, TX. https://www.mammajammaride.org