Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Bible Bee Army?
The vision of the Shelby Kennedy Foundation is to become self-supporting through the assistance
of several development programs, one of which is The Bible Bee Army. The Bible Bee Army is a militia
of 300 like-minded Bible Bee families who help raise funds for The Shelby Kennedy Foundation.
What am I signing up for?
When you sign your family up, you are committing to come along side of the Shelby Kennedy Foundation
in support of strengthening the Christian family in America, by raising a minimum of $1,000 for the Foundation
You can do this using programs already setup by the Foundation or your own creative ideas.
How do I sign up?
Click Here and complete the form. Once you have registered, you will receive
an acceptance e-mail.
Where can I find my Unique Family Code?
Go to BibleBee.org and click the “2013 Login” button in the upper right hand
corner of the page. Login by using the username and password listed on your confirmation email from your registration.
Once logged into your family Control Panel, you can find your Unique Family Code on the homepage.
What can I do to earn money for the Shelby Kennedy Foundation?
There are many ways your family can raise money including three Shelby Kennedy Foundation programs:
God’s World Magazine subscription sales, Wreath sales, and a Verse-A-Thon. Other great ideas include a
silent auction, a garage sale, or lemonade or cookies sales.
How do I submit my donations?
If you have received any cash donations, you will need to deposit those funds and write a check for that amount.
Then gather any checks received and make sure that they are all made payable to The Shelby Kennedy Foundation.
Next, log all checks that you will be submitting on the “The Bible Bee Army Donation Submission Form” , making sure to
fill in all of the columns completely. Keep a copy of the form for your records. Lastly,
mail to 930 Prairie Avenue, Wilmington, Ohio , 45177, ATTN: The Bible Bee Army.
Can my sales of God's World subscriptions count towards my Bible Bee Army goal?
Yes! The current percent of sales slated for the Foundation can be counted towards your Bible Bee Army commitment amount..
What is the “Service Period”?
The “Service Period” is the period of time that donations can count toward achieving your family’s rank for this year.
This period of time is from January 1st, 2013 until midnight on November 1st, 2013..
What is the “Enlistment Period”? / When can I enlist for this year?
Open enlistment begins on Thursday, June 13th and continues until July 15th, 2013.
When will we find out what rank level our family was able to achieve this year?
You will receive your family’s final rank and details regarding any related achievements
(invitations, tickets, lodging details, etc.) on November 1st, 2013.
Why is there a difference between the start of the “Service Period” and the start of the “Enlistment Period”?
While the Enlistment Period begins on June 13th, the Service Period extends all the way back to January 1st so that
anyone that may have already made a donation to the Foundation earlier in the year, can still receive credit
for that donation toward their rank for this year.
How do I access the monthly webinars?
You will receive an invitation via e-mail approximately a week prior to the monthly “Bible Bee Commander Report” webinars.
This e-mail will contain all of the details for this event including the date and time as well as how
to connect via the internet using your computer.
What is the “Friends of the Bible Bee” dinner?
The Friends of the Bible Bee dinner is held yearly at The National Bible Bee event. Guest speakers, Board members,
Foundation staff and financial supporters of The Shelby Kennedy Foundation all will join The Bible Bee Army ranks for a special time of fellowship.
Can I come to the “Friends of the Bee” dinner without meeting my goal?
Yes! Everyone is invited to the 2013 Bible Bee Nationals in Sevierville, Tennessee and you are welcome to
buy tickets to the Friends of the Bee dinner on the Bible Bee E-store in November.
How will I receive my invitation to the “Friends of the Bee” dinner?
The Friends of the Bee invitations will be sent according to your family’s final rank via e-mail on November 1st, 2013.
What are the ranks (achievement levels) in the Bible Bee Army?
I’ve donated to The Shelby Kennedy Foundation before. Do those donations count towards my goal?
Yes! Any donation you have made between January 1st, 2013 and November 1st, 2013 will count toward your 2013 Bible Bee Army goal.
Just call the Foundation offices and speak with the accounting office to make sure that we credit your donations to your family ID.
You must be enlisted in the Army to receive credit toward a rank.