The calendar has flipped to the Month of May, and you can feel the excitement building in Indy. With the Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge less than one month away and the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis next week, the Month of May is buzzing for the INDYCAR community. Behind the scenes, IndyCar Ministry continues to serve those within the IndyCar community through prayer, counseling, encouragement and much more during this special time. This May, they’ve created a new initiative dubbed the ‘Month of Ministry’ which will be alive and present.
“We are obviously really excited about the Month of May in Indy but also for the Month of Ministry,” explained Chaplain Jason Holt. “Beginning Sunday, May 8, we will be doing a prayer initiative focused on the various members, departments, and positions within the IndyCar community. Not only will this raise awareness of who they serve but this also invite others to be a part of making an impact within the community.”
“We have a big month of racing ahead of us, and a big month for the IndyCar Ministry,” added Chaplain Chuck Lessick. “We are working hard to bring you some videos and content from behind the scenes. Talk to drivers and crew and get their take on IndyCar, their faith, their families and what they do inside the sport. It is going to be a great month.”
As part of the “Month of Ministry,” ICM is working towards engaging people through their giving. The Ministry is solely funded through donations from those within the motorsports community and is a 501(c)3 accredited organization. By inviting people to join in through financial partnership will enable IndyCar Ministry to be at every event and continue to serve those in our racing community, in spite of the increased travel costs they are facing.
During the AMR Grand Prix, IndyCar Ministry will have a major presence in the Road to Indy program as well as their normal initiatives. As a naming partner in the Indy Pro 2000 Presented by Cooper Tires rounds five, six and seven, IndyCar Ministry logos will be present on all competitors’ cars throughout the event weekend.
Lessick continued, “By partnering with Andersen Promotions and the Road to Indy, we receive pace car rides, gentleman start your engines and the opportunity to wave the green flag for the weekend’s festivities. We will be putting those items up in an online auction with all proceeds going directly to the expenses of IndyCar Ministry.”
IndyCar Ministry would also like you to visit Garage #19 throughout the Indianapolis 500 festivities. With a show car on display as well as services being offered throughout the month, Garage #19 will be the place to be for IndyCar Ministry.
Stay tuned to our social media channels for more on the ‘Month of Ministry’, how to get involved and how to donate.
IndyCar Ministry is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation and is funded entirely by your donations.