"Study to show yourself approved to
God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly
dividing the word of truth" 2
God's Word while together, and fun-filled activities and games that
encourage both individual and group participation is the backdrop for the
two main goals of Awana: 1) reaching
boys and girls with the gospel of Jesus Christ; and
2) training them
to serve Him
Clubs for this year:
Puggles 2 year olds
Must be 2 years old by September 1
Cubbies 3 & 4 year-olds Must be 3
years old by September 1.
Sparks Kindergarten, 1st and
Truth and Training 3rd through
What Happens on
Clubs meet weekly on
Wednesdays, -8.00. We begin at
After you deliver your child to her/his
appropriate classroom proceed to the SIGN-IN
your child’s attendance record. This is of the utmost importance since it
helps our secretaries keep accurate records. Please be sure you
sign-in your child each week. Our Awana secretaries are
responsible for taking your payments, helping you size your child
for a uniform, overseeing the distribution of handouts, permission
slips, etc., and answering your questions. While you are taking care of
details your child is participating in flag ceremony (except Cubbies
who follow their own format) which begins an exciting evening. From
there the children are dismissed to participate in Bible Time, Handbook
Time, and Game Time.
During Bible Time either the club director
or one of the leaders teaches a lesson from God’s Word. Awards earned the
previous week are usually presented during this
Handbook Time is when children recite memory verses they have
practiced during the week. When attempting to pass a section, if
necessary, each child may be given two helps (a help is limited to
3 words, gestures, or any other such hint). You can aid in your child’s
handbook success by listening to her/him recite the sections at home.
Please be sure your child is reciting the reference before and after the
verse. Children should also be able to answer questions about vocabulary.
For most children it is beneficial if they recite no more than two
sections each week. We have found it is necessary that leaders spend more
time reviewing verses with children because they are not retaining what
they previously recited. Our goals for memorization are comprehension
of the verse’s meaning, andapplication to daily
Game Time is a unique opportunity to play fun games and to
learn Christian sportsmanship and ethics. Most games are played around the
Awana circle. Sneakers are a
This plan uses biblical principles to bring about
proper behavior. The system is based on the three R’s: Reward, Reminder,
Reward-- We learn from God’s Word that good behavior will
Reminder--Each of us makes mistakes, and children especially
have a tendency to forget. The reminder is used to train a child in good
behavior. Whenever a violation of the rules occurs, the child is given a
Remorse-- When a child is reminded of unacceptable behavior
too many times, further action must be taken. This is why limits have been
set. A child who exceeds the limits must be dealt with. This system
provides a way to teach self-discipline.
I.Each clubber begins with a clean slate each
II.All children attending Awana must behave according to the club
standards and realize it is a privilege to attend
III.If a clubber needs to be corrected, the three-count will be
used. This is the “three strikes and you are out”
A.When an offense occurs the leader reminds the dubber of what is
expected and informs her/him she/he has earned a
B.If the misbehavior continues a two-count is earned
and the Club Director is notified.
a three-count the child is taken to the Club Director who contacts
the Commander. The Commander talks with the child and together they
contact the parents.
This system is intended to address minor offenses.
More serious offenses will be immediately referred to the Awana commander.
Infractions of this nature may result in suspension or expulsion from the
Awana ministry. The parent will be made aware of what has occurred and
will be involved
Photos of club
activities Click any photo for a larger image.