Brothers Biking for Congo (TEAM BBC)

Pastor Dennis Carlson and his brother Rod Carlson are teaming up for their third annual ride! As Team BBC/ Brothers Biking for Congo, they will again be raising funds for the Paul Carlson Partnership’s Congo Clinic Initiative and rural health care in one of the poorest nations on earth,D.R. Congo. The Congo Clinic Initiative is a partnership with churches, groups and families to increase access to medical care by developing village clinics and to provide essential resources to raise the standard of care throughout Congo’s Équateur Province.

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The Ride – Michigan’s Best Rails to Trails Bike Ways

This summer’s ride will be mostly on ‘rails to trails’ bike paths where you can join in for 5 miles or 50 miles (daily average), for one day or up to the seven-day full ride!

Dates:  July 26 – August 1, 2018
Number of Miles:  350
Route3 Days in Metro Detroit, 2 Days out of Grand Rapids & 2 Days “Up North”


Join Us on Saturday, July 28!

Join Team BBC / Brothers Biking for Congo on Saturday, July 28 @ 10 AM for a 2-13 mile walk, run, skate or bike ride on E Hines Drive. Meet at the picnic shelter at Nankin Mills Recreation Area, just west and south across Hines Drive from the historic interpretive center. Finish by 11:30 AM. Plenty of parking available there. Bottles of water, granola bars and bananas will be provided for all participants. Hines Drive is closed to cars on Saturday mornings from Nankin Mills east to Outer Drive, a stretch of 6.5 miles.

Ideal for kids, families and riders of every level. More ambitious riders are welcome for the entire 50+ mile ride beginning at 8:00 AM. Any funds that might be raised for Paul Carlson Partnership’s Congo Clinic Initiative would be much appreciated.


How You Can Donate

Support Team BBC in raising funds for rural health care in Congo!
– 10 cents/ mile = $35
– 20 cents/ mile=$70
– 40 cents/ mile=$140
– 1 dollar/mile = $350
–  $_____________
Donate Online

1. Click HERE to donate online. Choose “Other” in the dropdown box and type “Congo Clinic Initiative” in the comment box.
2. By check: please make your check payable to “Faith Covenant Church” and write “Brothers Biking for Congo” on the memo line.
Mail to:
…..Faith Covenant Church
…..35415 W. 14 Mile Rd.
…..Farmington Hills, MI 48331


For questions for more information:
– email Dennis Carlson
– email Rod Carlson