AWANA

Theme Verse
"Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. "
2 Timothy 2:15

Awana 2020-2021 Information

Awana will be back on campus beginning September 23rd, 2020!  The plan is to meet on campus unless Forsyth School District closes due to Covid.  

What to expect for the Awana program on FBC Forsyth's campus:
  • Our motto for this year is “Simple Discipleship,” which means we will strive to teach God’s Word with excellence while simplifying the program so that it is more relaxed for families and leaders.
  • Large Group Time: Clubbers recite pledges to the American flag and the Bible and start the evening with worship, a lesson explaining the verse of night, and announcements.
  • Small Group Time: After large group time, students will split into grade based classes.  While in small groups children will have conversations with their leaders about the verse of the night to help them understand it better.  Small group time will also include prayer with leaders where   students can share prayer concerns.  There will be activities in class that will reinforce the verse they are learning.  These activities will vary each week, but some examples would be coloring sheets, word searches, and memorization games.  All activities will be age appropriate.  Due to changes Covid has brought about in our Wednesday night church activities, Awana will not use the worship center for game time.  Any games that will be played will either be in the classroom or outside.
  • We will not use the Awana handbooks this year, as Covid has caused us to need to make some changes we feel to be the best for our club.    This year we will utilize resources from Seeds Family Worship; using their songs, family worship guides, and memory verse cards to learn God's Word each week.  Visit http://www.seedsfamilyworship.com for more information on Seeds resources.

Click here for a playlist of the Seeds Family Worship songs we will be using each week!

Covid Precautions:
We will require that temperatures be taken upon arrival for both children and leaders each week, but we are not requiring children to wear masks.  Each family has the choice whether or not to have their children wear masks to Awana.  Leaders will be wearing masks or face shields.  Hand sanitizer will be available at all times, and classrooms will be cleaned according to CDC guidelines between Sundays and Wednesdays.  In the classrooms, children will be socially distanced as much as possible.

What to expect for online Awana:
  • Meetings will be held on Zoom for a duration of 30 minutes 
  • An "Awana at Home" kit including a binder full of activity sheets, colored pencils, a Bible and highlighter, bookmark, a memory verse card for each week and some fun surprises
  • Large group time with pledges, a Scripture based worship song, and a teaching time
  • Small groups where 3-5 students will meet with a trusted adult in a Zoom breakout room to discuss the Bible verse of the evening and have prayer together
  • Theme nights will be held once a month as a fun way to earn extra points for Awana Store

For information on the security measures we will incorporate to keep our Zoom meetings safe, please read this article  .  Each week a Zoom meeting invitation with a pass code will be sent to parents/guardians via the free Remind app.  We also ask that a parent/guardian be present with the children while they are on the Zoom call.

If you have any questions about the Awana program, please email Megan Shaffer. 

2020-2021 Awana Registration Form

Please print registration form below & submit.  Each student must be registered in order to attend Awana online or in person.  Thank you for helping us keep your children safe!