AWANA runs September through April during the year!
What is AWANA?
  • AWANA is a Wednesday evening Bible-centered program based on scripture memory for children age 3 years through 6th grade that focuses on learning God’s Word in a fun atmosphere.
  • AWANA provides consistent, positive teaching and training that stresses strong moral and spiritual values. Our clubbers learn about the reality of God and the truth of the Bible.
  • AWANA is a parent-driven ministry that shapes your child through the limitless power of God’s Word.
  • AWANA leaders, together with parents, create a spiritually nurturing environment to help kids grow in their knowledge of Scripture and their walk of faith.
  • AWANA is achievement-orientated and achievements are recognized and rewarded.  Awards are given for handbook progress.
AWANA meets Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:00pm: For children 3 years(by Sept. 15) – 4th Grade
Club 56 meets Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:00pm:  For children in 5th and 6th Grade

An AWANA Night

AWANA Nights are filled with energy, fellowship and spiritual growth for 90 minutes and feature three main segments:   

Game Time is comprised of exciting games that are a popular draw for children.
Whole Group Teaching Time is a large-group setting consisting of praise and worship, Bible teaching, announcements and presentation of a Bible Lesson.

Handbook Time provides small-group interaction, recitation of Scripture that kids learned during the week, friendship building and opportunities for leaders to mentor children and help them understand the Bible verses they memorize.

Children are grouped into the following clubs:

cubbieCubbies: For children 3 yrs. old (by Sept. 15th & potty trained) thru Preschool
The AWANA club for preschoolers is built on two premises:  Young children can and should receive spiritual training, and  home is the primary place for spiritual training.  While at club meetings, Cubbies come for a time of fun, with a purpose…to reach and train kids for Jesus Christ.  Bible-centered handbooks and club activities help your children begin a solid understanding of the basics of Christianity at an early age. 
Sparks:  For children Kindergarten through 2nd grade
The AWANA club for children in kindergarten through second grade builds on the material taught in our preschool club. The aim of the curriculum is to take youngsters a step deeper into God’s Word while giving unsaved boys and girls regular opportunities to hear the gospel and come to faith in Jesus Christ. After being immersed in solid foundational teaching at the preschool level, boys and girls frequently come to an understanding of their need to trust Christ as their personal Savior while in Sparks.

Truth & Training: For children 3rd through 6th grade
The name Truth & Training reflects the passion of AWANA to teach third – through sixth grade boys and girls the truth of God’s Word and to train them to follow Christ in their daily lives. Our goal is that many of today’s young people will become tomorrow’s church leaders. T&T is the program that trains the leaders of tomorrow — today.
 Club 56:  For 5th & 6th Grade Students
 Club 56 will be challenging students to go from reading & memorization, to understanding, application & action! There will be Bible reading and memorization while digging deeper and going beyond the simple questions with “Sunday School answers”. Our focus will be on Understanding, Application & Action!!

VISIT US!! Please feel free to speak to one of our directors or the Church Office (641-628-1980) for more information on AWANA. We would be glad to have you observe an evening with us. 


Week by week, your children will grow spiritually as they learn Bible verses. Experience shows that encouragement from a parent will make a big difference in the spiritual growth of your children. Please set aside time each week to help your children study their workbooks.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Church Office…641-628-1980.

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– Cubbies: 3 yrs. (by Sept. 15th and potty trained) thru Preschool meets in the Christian Education Wing (turn left from the church Foyer).
– Sparks and T&T meet in the Christian Education Wing (turn left from the church Foyer).
– Club 56 meets upstairs in the Club 56 Classroom (6:30pm-8pm)
Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed (2 Timothy 2:15)
Join us on Wednesday Evenings 6:30-8:00 pm, for kids 3 years – 6th Grade
For questions, contact the Church Office or Jackie Rietveld (
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