December 29, 2019
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Awana is a global, nonprofit ministry with fully integrated evangelism and long-term discipleship programs for ages 2 to 18 that actively involves parents and church leaders. Each week, more than 4 million children and youth, 470,000 volunteers and 260 field staff take part in Awana in over 47,000 churches around the world. Offered through local churches, Awana reaches kids where they’re at and walks alongside them in their faith journey.
Each week, children can work toward achievement awards by participating in council time, handbook time, and game time.
Church of the Open Door hosts Awana for children age 3–6th grade on Wednesday evenings (September–May) from 6:30–8pm.
For Preschool Children (3 to 5 years old)
Cubbies® celebrates the spiritual potential of preschoolers by helping them develop respect for God, His Son, and His Word.
Preschoolers love Cubbies! Whether it’s the fun puppets, the exciting games or all their friends, they can hardly wait for their next Cubbies meeting. At Story Time each week, preschoolers learn so much about God! Lessons focus on the greatness of God’s love, His Word, and His Son, Jesus Christ, the promised Savior. Non-competitive games build excitement and reinforce Story Time lesson themes.
For Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
Sparks® ignites the curiosity of early elementary-age kids to learn about the people and events of the Bible, building a foundation of wisdom for knowing Christ.
To many children in kindergarten to second grade, Sparks is the highlight of the week! They love their red vests, the exciting games, and spending time with leaders and friends.
Sparks is divided into three years, each with a different rank: HangGlider®, WingRunner®, and SkyStormer™. Each year, kids in Sparks:
• Explore the biographies of people of the Bible from a new portion of Scripture
• Memorize Bible verses
• Complete handbook activities
For 3rd through 6th Grade
The T&T (Truth & Training) curriculum teaches kids the truth of God’s Word, trains them to follow Him and practice His grace. In this four-year curriculum series, kids will explore the fundamental doctrines of Christianity, including:
• The character and nature of God
• The structure and sequence of the Bible
• The redemption narrative
• Key practices for followers of Jesus
By encouraging kids to engage in highly biblical and highly relational discipleship, T&T helps students to grow and develop as lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.
11 Kickoff and Registration
18 Regular Club
25 Water Ice Night
02 Open House/Regular Club
09 Regular Club
16 Crazy Hair Night, (Store)
23 Regular Club
30 Regular Club
06 Food Drive
13 Food Drive
20 Food Drive
27 Thanksgiving Break
04 Regular Club
11 Regular Club
18 Birthday Jesus, (Store)
25 Christmas Break
01 Christmas Break
08 Team Color Night
15 Regular Club
22 Family Pizza Night
29 Regular Club
05 Regular Club
19 Regular Club
26 Grand Prix Prep
04 Pie in the Eye, Grand Prix Prep
11 Regular Club, Grand Prix Prep
18 Regular Club, Grand Prix Prep
25 PJ & Movie night
0 1 Grand Prix
08 Easter Break
15 Regular Club
22 Regular Club
29 Regular Club
06 Regular Club
13 Practice for closing program
20 Closing Program
If you would like a Parent Handbook describing the Awana Clubs in detail, please contact Tom Vetterani, Jr. through the church office at email@example.com