Amigo Bike Michiana for MCC
October 8-10, 2021 - Cancelled for 2021: new details for 2022 coming soon
2021 Amigo Bike Brochure
Join other bicycle enthusiasts of all skill levels for an enjoyable experience of pedaling the beautiful lake and farmland region of southern Michigan and northern Indiana. You will be supporting the mission and service of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)*. Terrain is rolling and flat. Fellowship and worship included.
*Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God’s love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice. MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another and creation. MCC celebrates its centennial year in 2020.
Schedule subject to change.
Friday, October 8
3-8 pm Registration
3 pm Optional Ride
6-7 pm Optional dinner at Amigo ($9)
8 pm Riders Meeting/Popcorn & Cider
Saturday, October 9 (50 mile ride)
8 am Breakfast at Amigo
9 am Ride
12:30 pm Lunch at Meno-Hof
6 pm Dinner at Amigo
7 pm MCC presentation and corporate
Sunday, October 10 (20-50 mile ride)
7 am Breakfast at Amigo
7:30 am Worship at Amigo
8:30 am Ride
Noon Lunch in Mendon
Afternoon Return to Amigo (Depart)
We have cancelled this year's ride due to low turnout, however, you may still contribute to the project in Zimbabwe.
Here is the link to the MCC site where you may make contributions.
Donate to Zimbabwe Project
Amigo Bike Paper Registration and Waiver Form
$125 per adult and $40 per child
Room Upgrades: Retreat Center and West Shore Lodge - no upcharge - see notes in brochure. (2021 only due to storm damage at Amigo)
2021 Amigo Bike Project:
2021 PROJECT: Climate Mitigation in Zimbabwe
Our speaker will be Dr. Sibonokuhle Ncube, founding Executive Director/National Coordinator of the Brethren in Christ Compassionate and Development Services in Zimbabwe, currently studying at AMBS. In fall of 2018, Dr. Ncube was part of a Global South Voice Speaking Tour of the Great Lakes region, sponsored by MCC and the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions.
Partnering with the Brethren in Christ Church Compassionate and Development Services (CDS) to work with disadvantaged communities in the Gwanda North wards as part of an Anabaptist Christian witness to promote climate change resilience through sustainable crop and livestock production. This gender sensitive project promotes Conservation Agriculture principles for both female and male farmer households, as well as assistance in repairing and construction of dams and bore holes, raising the living standards, widening food choices and increasing project participants incomes.
More information: https://mcc.org/stories/addressing-conflict-caused-limited-resources
Thank you for your support!