Orel welcomes bike tour “A world without orphans”!
On the eighth day of their way pilgrims surpassed themselves and woke up at 5 am! After breakfast, the team started a long journey. At seven in the morning before the heat, the bike tour started from the village of Znamenskoye in the direction of the Orel.
At the entrance to the city bike tour was strongly support by people from local churches and local bikers. The guys from the church of Kursk drove to destination, where participants of cycle race were welcomed with bread and salt.
At noon, on one of the squares of the Orel began meeting with residents of the city. The audience asked many questions to Gennadiy Mokhnenko, how Pilgrim began, the existing difficulties, and how to solve certain problems. After answering numerous questions on the square was a photo session with the residents of Orel and pilgrims.
Also at the meeting with a team bicycle race came, local television stations. Journalists were very interested in the initial goals of this bike tour, history of Pilgrim, and the book “Non-teachable poem.”
After meeting with local residents took place a concert, attended by many people of Orel. Pilgrims showed many different talents, sung, and participated in the program, after that everyone prayed for a world without orphans.
At the end of the day in the Church of “Resurrection”, took place a working meeting of Orel’s pastors. Inspired by bike action they decided to create a coordinating committee which will prepare the establishment of the organization “Orel without orphans.”
By the end of a long day everyone went to a church service, which also was attended by the president of the alliance, “Russia without orphans” Ivan Iklyushin. Ivan shared his vision and plans of the alliance in the near future, inspired by all those present to take to their families of children without parental care.