What is AWANA?

Awana is a nondenominational ministry that assists churches in reaching children with the gospel of Jesus Christ and training them to serve Him. Awana Clubs International supplies programs, materials and training for more than 12,000 churches in over 110 countries. Their message to churches is simple: We're here to serve you with a ministry that is all about fun with a purpose — to win and grow kids for Christ!

 That’s why Awana offers a series of clubs and programs geared to the needs of a particular age or grade. As a vital part of our local church ministry, Awana clubs and programs effectively reach young people with the good news of Jesus Christ. Here at Grace Free Church our AWANA ministry works with other ministries to give our children a well-balanced emphasis on knowing Jesus and how we can live for Him and serve Him.

Each AWANA ministry is broken into three general areas:  Game Time, Handbook Time & Large Group Teaching Time.  Children are encouraged to memorize scripture and are taught about Jesus and how to live a Christian life.  Children earn badges and awards for memorizing Bible verses.  Children can also earn AWANA shares which they can redeem in the AWANA Store for all kinds of cool prizes.  

3 & 4 year olds

K - 2nd Grade

3rd & 4th Grade

5th & 6th Grade

THURSDAY NIGHTS: 6:30pm - 8:00pm at Grace Free Church.

 contact Kathy our Awana Commander kathleenlesher@comcast.net



We are excited to share God's Word with your child!  Hope to see you at club!!!

Ever feel like you wanted to serve God, but you were never asked?  We have openings in AWANA every year for people who who love God and love kids too.  Will you serve?

In order to serve in AWANA here at Grace Free Church you will need to ....

  • Love children and want to serve them.
  • Complete AWANA training.
  • Be willing to submit to a background check.

Areas to serve:

  • Cubbies - Director, Leader
  • Sparks - Director, Leader, Listeners, Administrative
  • Truth and Training - Directors, Leaders, Listeners, Administrative
  • General - Game Directors, Event Coordinators, Missions Director, Administrative

If you are interested in serving in any area of the AWANA ministry, please contact Kathleen Lesher - AWANA Commander for Grace Free Church.