Welcome to the AWANA Grand Prix West Michigan Regional Race, hosted by First Baptist Church of Okemos! This highly anticipated event brings together families and communities for a day of thrilling races, creative crafts, and friendly competition. We are delighted to invite you to join us for this memorable experience.
AWANA is a dynamic program designed to help children and youth develop a strong foundation of faith. It stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed, derived from the Bible verse 2 Timothy 2:15, which states, "Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth." AWANA offers a variety of activities and events to engage children and foster their spiritual growth, including the highly anticipated AWANA Grand Prix.
The AWANA Grand Prix West Michigan Regional Race is a thrilling event that brings together children from various churches and communities. Participants, accompanied by their families, race their handcrafted wooden cars down a specially designed track. This exciting event promotes creativity, friendly competition, and a sense of accomplishment as children's hard work is put to the test.
Competition and Rules
Our carefully established rules ensure a fair and enjoyable competition. Each participant receives an official AWANA Grand Prix car kit, which includes a block of wood, axles, and wheels. Participants have the opportunity to design and shape their cars according to their creativity and preferences while adhering to the specified weight and size guidelines. A panel of judges evaluates the cars based on various criteria, such as craftsmanship, speed, and design. The top performers in different age groups and categories are recognized and awarded for their outstanding achievements.
Family Fun and Activities
The AWANA Grand Prix is not just about racing cars—it's a day packed with entertainment and activities for the whole family. Aside from the exhilarating races, families can enjoy craft stalls, face painting, balloon artists, bouncy castles, and more. Indulge in delectable treats from food vendors and engage in games that provide laughter and joy for everyone. The event creates an atmosphere of togetherness, fostering stronger bonds within our community.
Community and Faith
At First Baptist Church of Okemos, our mission is to strengthen faith and build a community that supports and uplifts one another. The AWANA Grand Prix West Michigan Regional Race aligns with our dedication to cultivating an environment where children can grow spiritually while having fun. We encourage families from all backgrounds to join us, regardless of their religious affiliations. This event is a testament to the power of unity and shared values.
To participate in the AWANA Grand Prix West Michigan Regional Race, registration is required. Visit our website at http://fbcokemos.org/awana-grand-prix-west-michigan-regional-race to access the registration form and secure your spot. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to create lasting memories and strengthen bonds with your loved ones!
Join us at the AWANA Grand Prix West Michigan Regional Race, hosted by First Baptist Church of Okemos. This thrilling event brings families, children, and communities together for a day of friendly competition, creative crafts, and unforgettable experiences. We invite you to be part of this exciting journey and witness the joy and unity that this event fosters. Register now and be prepared for an incredible day!