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Pastor Rob "Bam-Bam" Curtis holds his hand in the air and prays along with his daughter, Carissa Curtis, 9, and Pastor Lou Fligor during a service on July 24.

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Rachel Curtis watches as her son Nathan Harley pulls on the beard of Russ "Hugs" Dutredge and gets a pat on the head from Gary Tanor during a service on July 24.

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Parishioners give donations, which are collected in a motorcycle helmet during a service on July 31. Heaven's Highway Biker Church does not require a donation to attend service. "We only ask you to give if god has placed it upon your heart," pastor 'Bam-Bam' says.

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Russ "Hugs" Dutredge listens as a testimony is given during a service on July 31 at Heaven's Highway Biker Church.

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Doug "Oz" Martin laughs and pats Rob "Bam-Bam" Curtis on the back as they figure out how to remove the exhaust pipe from a parishioner's motorcycle.

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"Big Mike" Wallace holds his hands in the air as he prays along with his wife Sue, grand-daughter Coryn during service on Aug. 14.

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A group of bikers place their hands on Tanya Zam, who recently had knee surgery, and pray over her during a service on Aug. 14 at Heaven's Highway Biker Church.

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A group places their hands on Tanya Zam, who recently had knee surgery, and pray over her during a service.

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Charlie Hawkins, right, holds hands with Doug "Oz" Martin as they stand in a circle with other bikers and pray.

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Doug "Oz" Martin claps hands with pastor Rob "Bam-Bam" Curtis while outside with James Edmunds, left, after a community get-together on Oct. 31.

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Pastor Rob "Bam-Bam" Curtis, center, stands outside in the rain for a smoke break with James Edmunds, left, Doug "Oz" Martin and "Big Mike" Wallace Oct. 31 after a community get-together at Heaven's Highway Biker Church in Oregon.

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