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Rev. Mr. Jeff Baker leads his church’s first Blessing of the Bikes and Riders at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren. DAVID DERMER I THE VINDICATOR

Brian Begg of Warren, Ohio stands beside his Kawasaki Vulcan Nomad motorcycle Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.
It was Begg's idea to have the blessing of the bikes and riders.

Brian Begg of Warren, Ohio stands beside his Kawasaki Vulcan Nomad motorcycle Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren. It was Begg's idea to have the blessing of the bikes and riders.


Reverend Jeff Baker gives his blessing of bikes and riders Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.

Reverend Jeff Baker gives his blessing of bikes and riders Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.


Reverend Jeff Baker gives his blessing of bikes and riders Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.

Reverend Jeff Baker gives his blessing of bikes and riders Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.


Reverend Jeff Baker gives his blessing of bikes and riders Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.

Reverend Jeff Baker gives his blessing of bikes and riders Saturday afternoon at Christ Episcopal Church in Warren.


Reverend Jeff Baker (center) blesses the Harley Roadster of Jeremy Redmond (left) of Brookfield. Richard Bess (right) of Howland holds a bowl of holy water for the blessing.

Reverend Jeff Baker (center) blesses the Harley Roadster of Jeremy Redmond (left) of Brookfield. Richard Bess (right) of Howland holds a bowl of holy water for the blessing.