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Get ready to run The Incredible Race! One Family, One Race, One Savior!
It's a Vacation Bible School like no other!
Kids will race from continent to continent uncovering clues and attempting challenges as they fill their score cards.
They'll also discover that, no matter where we live, what shade of skin we have, or what language we speak, we are all part of the same race—the human race—and all part of the same family from Adam and Eve.
As they examine the events surrounding the tower of Babel, kids will learn that God is calling people from every tribe and nation through his Son, Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. And that he wants us to share this good news in kindness and love with our neighbors nearby and far away.
Join The Incredible Race and experience God's love for every tribe, language, and nation!
The day begins at the Checkpoint Assembly, a supercharged opening complete with entertaining welcomes, catchy songs, a mission moment, and prayer. Then we’re off to four fun rotation sites:
After finishing the day’s rotations, everyone heads back to the Checkpoint Assembly for the closing that includes more singing, a Creature Feature, contest results, and the greatly anticipated daily drama which is the highlight of the kids’ day.
So grab your gear and get ready for the race of a lifetime as we embark on The Incredible Race. On your mark, get set, go!
Racing Through Genesis
As the race starts, we explore the beginning of the human race and why nobody has run a perfect race through life.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)
The cycle of sin
How the world got divided into continents.
Experiment: Light It Up! & Let It Rain
Crafts: Table Top Futbol & Tie the Snake
Circles and Salsa, Brazilian Brigadeiros
South American Games
Bo the Anaconda (South America)
Tower of Babel
On this leg of the race. we stop at the Tower of Babel and check out the important and loving roadblock God provided there.
Its name was called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of all the earth. And from there the Lord dispersed them over the the face of all the earth. (Genesis 11:9)
Experiment: Flying High, Full of Hot Air
Crafts: Mini Globe and Let's Face It
Tower Treats, Pita Chips and Dip
Jamal the Camel (Asia)
The Table of Nations
On leg three, we see how the human race develops into people groups with different languages, cultures, and physical features, but how we are still all one race.
And he made from one man every nation. (Acts 17:26)
One blood, one race
I’ve got DNA—why I look like I do
Experiment: DNA & Spot the Color
Crafts: Mud Hut Mission Bank & Pipe Cleaner People
Shades of Cake, Chapatis
The Pup Patrol (Africa)
The Gospel and a Glimpse of Heaven
On our fourth leg, we discover the need to yield our lives to God as he reaches out to all nations, tribes, and peoples with his love through Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.
The Father has sent his son to be the Savior of the World. (1 John 4:14)
God provides just one way to be saved.
Experiments: Polishing Pennies & Rainbow Float
Crafts: Mosaic Cross & Backpack Zipper Pull
Leaning Towers of Chees-a, English Scones
Bible Verse Challenge
Agape and Phileo the Polish Swans (Europe)
The Good Samaritan
On this final leg, we learn that because God loves all people groups, we ought to treat others with love and respect, not prejudice and judgment.
If God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. (1 John 4:11)
God provides just one way to be saved: Jesus Christ.
Experiment: Go! & All Bandaged Up
Crafts: Kindness Cards & Travelers Tic-Tac-Toe
Global Cheese Balls, Big Apple Mini Pies
Mission Money Mania
North American Games
Racer the Roadrunner (North America)
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