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Children's Ministry Building
|2012–2013 AWANA Calendar|
AWANA SPRING 2013
Our AWANA Clubs are preparing for the AWARDS Ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center. The Year-in-Parties will be held on May 1 in our handbook rooms.
AWANA FALL 2013-2014
Registration is now open for AWANA 2013-2014. Classes for all children are open from age 2 (by Sept. 1, 2013) through Grade 6. Please select the campus below where you wish to participate in AWANA Club activities. You will need to complete a separate registration form for each child you wish to register. AWANA will kick-off this fall on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call the AWANA Staff Coordinator at 972-820-5343.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL PARENTS: scroll down for updates
Prestonwood kids and preteens are committed to “hiding God’s Word in their hearts” every week in AWANA Clubs at Prestonwood. Club meetings are held during the school year on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Registration is open each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Atrium near the entrance to the Children’s Building.
The word AWANA is an acronym that stands for “Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed.” It comes from 2 Timothy 2:15, where Paul encouraged Timothy to study God’s Word in order to show himself approved.
Our AWANA program offers five different Bible Club experiences for the age levels below. Each club uses a variety of age-appropriate activities that help preschoolers and students:
- Memorize Scripture
- Experience quality Bible teaching from master storytellers during Council Times
- Participate in high-energy, fast-paced game time experiences in KidZone and Big City
- Develop an awareness of mission projects locally and overseas that encourage participation and giving
- Learn how to share their faith in Christ as Savior
- Develop important relationships with friends and caring adults
Experiences in AWANA foster a deep commitment to Christ and a genuine love for God’s Word. Parents are asked to volunteer at least once a month by listening to verses that have been memorized.
Available AWANA Clubs by Age Group
Children Age 2 (by Sept. 1)
AWANA Puggles Club teaches toddlers simple Bible lessons through teaching cards, music and games. Parents receive take-home cards to reinforce the lessons taught. Each child receives a Puggles T-shirt with the friendly platypus mascot and related coloring pages.
Children Age 3 (by Sept. 1), Pre-K4 and Pre-K5
AWANA Cubbies Club provides a framework for spiritual training in the home under the supervision of the parents. One handbook, filled with Bible verses and activities for parents to do with their children at home, is completed each year. Club activities include games, puppets, crafts and verses that are said to receive stickers and patches for the Cubbie blue vest. Story Time reinforces the Bible verses being learned.
Students Kindergarten through Grade 2
AWANA Sparks’ handbooks teach basic truths about God, Jesus Christ, salvation and the Bible. A clear and consistent presentation of the Gospel message is made each week. The Bible is presented chronologically and details about Bible characters are told in captivating biographies. Students earn jewels to place in their aviator wings as they complete the three hand-books: HangGlider, WingRunner, and SkyStormer. They will memorize 65 verses within three years. Game Time offers team and individual competitions that are fast-paced and high-energy. The kids love this Game Time.
TNT (Truth and Training)
Students Grades 3–6
AWANA TNT is designed to reach boys and girls with the Gospel of Christ and to train them to serve Him. The four handbooks are each built around eight different questions about God, the Bible, salvation and Christian living. Students memorize eight different Bible passages for each question. At the end of the four-year program, students will have memorized 310 Bible verses to receive the cherished Timothy Award (2 Timothy 2:15).
AWANA Special Edition
Preschoolers through Pre-Teens
We have designed this Bible club experience to meet the individual challenges of our special needs families. Children enter a secure environment as they enjoy our suite of classrooms and facilities designed especially for them. Trained and caring adults supervise their activities as they experience firsthand the love of Christ.
NOTE: If you are registering online on any Wednesday, please bring your confirmation receipt with you to the campus you will be attending.
For More Information
To learn more, please call our AWANA Staff Coordinator at 972-820-5343.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL PARENTS
Here are some important dates to remember for the Spring Semester.
May 1 — End-of-the-Year Celebration Parties
May 8 — AWANA Award Ceremony in the Worship Center
Aug. 28 — FALL AWANA KICKOFF