Awana

Awana

Awana

The Awana program seeks to establish kids on a firm Biblical foundation that will guide them in the challenges they face in life. Through team cooperation and individual achievement, Awana promotes the building of self-esteem and good relationships with others. Every clubber is special to God and to us.

Awana meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 8:15 pm during the months of September through April. All kids age 3 – 6th grade are welcome.

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Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

2 Timothy 2:15

The name “Awana” comes from 2 Timothy 2:15, Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed.

Awards – Clubbers have the opportunity to earn various awards for attendance and completing handbooks. Each child works at his/her own pace and is guided by a caring leader.

Uniforms – The uniform is a vital part of Awana. It helps the clubber feel included and is where most awards are displayed. Uniforms may be purchased after finishing the entrance booklet and should be worn for each meeting.

Points – Leaders may reward good behavior or extraordinary achievement by adding extra points to the clubber’s weekly point total. Clubbers can use their points at the Awana Store to choose a special prize.

Weather – Please see the cancellations page for weather related closings.

Cubbies - 3 - 4 year olds Cubbies - 3 - 4 year olds
Parents help the Cubbies each week to prepare their lessons, called Bear Hugs.

Cubbies Director – Julie Stoutjesdyk
Leaders – Megan Stoutjesdyk, Julia Stoujesdyk

Sparks - Kindergarten - 2nd grade Sparks - Kindergarten - 2nd grade
Parents continue to give some assistance to the Sparks as they work on their handbooks.

Kindergarten Leader – Michelle Devries
1st Grade Leader – Deb Wisniewski
2nd Grade Leader – Judy Hoebeke

T&T - 3rd - 6th grade T&T - 3rd - 6th grade
Clubbers work somewhat independently, but parental help is still welcome and encouraged.

3rd Grade Leader – Nick Dennison
4th Grade Leaders – Donna Anderson, Krista Slagter
5th Grade Leader – Jackie Huntington

Program Directors

Awana CommanderBen Weeber
Director of Counsel TimeBen Weeber
Awana Store – Nancy Carpenter
Awana Secretary – Lisa Weeber
Awana Meals – Kathy Kosters