Faith Unity Nurture Sports
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FUN Sports was placed on John Bagala heart from God to run a youth sports program that put God First and play second . John has a BA degree in Recreation Administration and has worked with children for over 35 years. He was the Assistant Director for 12 years at Carmel Recreation and Parks Dept. for the town of Carmel, NY and has worked for many years for North of the River youth programs. John also was the CEO of the YMCA of Kern County for 5 1/2 years. God placed it on his heart to put together a sports program that not only teaches Christian principle, but also teaches about Jesus Christ. John and his wife Rebecca have 3 children that you may see helping each week to keep this ministry going, so pray for them as a family.
Our Mission Statement :
FUN SPORTS exists to glorify GOD through sports programs that provide opportunities for spiritual, relational and physical growth.
Our Statement of Faith:
FUN SPORTS believes in the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible, authoritative Word of God.
FUN SPORTS believe that there is one GOD, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
FUN SPORTS believe that the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is essential, and that repentance from sin and acceptance of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior is the only way to come into a relationship with God.
FUN SPORTS offers:
The ages of the children are from 3 years old to 11 year old.
Sports that we offer are : Itty Bitty Sports for 3 yrs and Soccer for 4 to 11 years old Winter Basketball, T-ball for 4 &5 yrs, Coach pitch 6 & 7 yrs, Spring Flag Football plus so much more.
So sign up early! For more information, please call 378-2749 or
look in the Kern County Family Magazine and listen to KAXL 88.3fm for information regarding up coming programs. .
You can go to our page under Registration form and print as many as you need for each child and send it in to :
11606 Traviso Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93312.
Thank you and God Bless and remember...........
James 4: 8
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son,
that whoever believes in Him should not perish , but have eternal Life.
About Us Page
John Bagala Founder of FUN SPORTS 2005
Please send donations to:
11606 Traviso Ave.
Bakersfield, Ca 93312
Check out our Needs to keep the ministry going
on our wish list site. Help us keep this ministry going
in the name of Jesus. Thank you and God Bless.
All donations are tax-deductible
More information call (661)378-2749
e-mail John at : email@example.com
Founder of FUN Sports John Bagala
This program is FUN: F- is for Faith (faith in God ), U- is for Unity (the children will learn about being a team and working as a team), N- is for Nurture (the children will learn sports skills in an encouraging environment). FUN SPORTS is not a program from any individual church but it's for serving all children of Bakersfield. We receive support from Calvary Bible, Riverlakes Community Church, Calvary Chapel Westbrook, Olive Drive Church, Christ's Church of the Valley, St. Philips, Ridgeview Church, The Oak Community Church, the Way Church and Bakersfield Christian High School and Westside Church of Christ,, who all help make this program happen.
Roman 10:17 - So faith comes from hearing and hearing by the word of God.John Bagala believes that we need to do just that: tell the kids about Jesus and his love. This organization is non profit ( 501c) Jesus Christ-based. To date FUN SPORTS has received only one grant from the Bank of Sierra in 2006. We operate entirely on what comes in through donations and sign-ups for sports programs. We do have a Board of Directors and our Advisory Board meets quarterly.
We believe every child should be able to play. We all want to make it about the children at FUN SPORTS. " FUN SPORTS is not a business but a ministry for Jesus Christ in my eyes. I will always stand for Jesus Christ", states John Bagala.
FUN SPORTS started in the fall of 2005 with 130 children. Today we have over 850 children and growing in our program. We contribute all our growth to Jesus and honoring God in all we do! Many people ask John what he does for a living. John's reply is simple, "I preach the gospels of Jesus to everyone in our sports programs." John left a good job with benefits to run this ministry in the name of Jesus. This is his life - telling parents, kids and anyone that listens about Jesus and the love of God. "My reward is not a high paying job, but if one child or parent comes to know Jesus as Lord and Savior then that is my reward".
So come on and sign up for a great youth sports program that really does put God FIRST and have FUN doing it. We hope you will support FUN SPORTS and God Bless you all. If you would like to help this great ministry, please call 378-2749 with your name and how you would like to help. God Bless!