TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The United Methodist Temple’s GirlsOfGrace Sunday School class just received a check for $500 from Cokesbury for winning the second Amazing Bible Race. The Amazing Bible Race is a national competition that that takes place during 72 weeks or six-twelve week legs. It is a scavenger hunt through the Bible and when completed, the Bible is read in its entirety.
Teams are awarded points for their daily on-line quizzes and completed challenges. Five teams started the race from Temple and one-by-one dropped the challenge. The GirlsOfGrace persevered and won the national title.
Members of the class are: Alicia McDonald, Beth McDonald, Carly McDonald, and Erin West. The leaders were Susie Ooley-Viray and Paula West. They have decided to donate the $500 to the principle of the building fund.