What is Awana?
How to Join
Please contact Tina Williams or Deborah Cordell at 423-618-0339 for information on registration. You may also just show up on any given Wednesday night or Sunday night to complete a registration form.
You may also just show up on any given Wednesday night or Sunday night to complete a regisration form.
New Commander, New and Improved AWANA Ministry. Our new Commander is MRS DEBBIE CORDEL. Mrs. Debbie has 27 years AWANA experience as a Commander and is a mentor to many. She was trained by some of the best! The Hobart’s, The Stansbury family, and The Crowe’s
***Middle School – High School Students check in at 6:30 and report directly to the youth room***
Kids from Cubbies through Truth and Training are working in a new method for AWANA called, “Together We Move”. This method keeps the entire class focused on the same scripture and working at the same pace in their handbooks – so NO ONE is left behind. Our regular clubbers and those who are on Citation track will work at a faster pace.
What does AWANA mean?
2 Timothy 2:15 “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.?
The emphasis is on Bible memorization. AWANA is found all over the world and has club ministries in many third world countries. This unique ministry is a proven outreach ministry that gets children involved in learning God’s word and developing a personal relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ. The three segments per club evening encompass Handbook time, Game time and Council time.
Club members use this time to recite Scripture that has been carefully selected to emphasize God’s plan of salvation and how to live daily as Christians. Clubbers work with one Leader throughout the whole year and the leadership ratio is about 1 Leader for every 6 clubbers. Children benefit from the relationships they build with their Leader. Leaders attend annual training and are all carefully screened to ensure the protection and safety of your children. Clubbers earn awards they wear on a uniform that encourages participation in all facets of club. Our TnT through Journey clubs participate in the regional AWANA Bible Quiz held in Chattanooga every spring.
The key to AWANA’s success is often stated as GAME TIME because most clubbers will tell you this is their favorite part of club night. Clubbers participate in exciting team games on the AWANA Circle. Competition is not emphasized in the early grades, but gradually will increase with the higher grade levels. AWANA games are fun! Clubbers learn teamwork, sharing, and discipline. Our church participates in the regional AWANA Games with chruches who come together from all over the Southeast region.
Council time is when the club Director or Leader shares a Gospel message with the clubbers. Many times these messages tell stories about real life situations. Clubbers learn about missionaries and how God sent His Son to be the Savior of the world. Audio and visual aids catch a child’s attention and convey a spiritual truth that they can remember for the rest of their lives.