Welcome Back to Awana!!!!!
This Wednesday Night (January 11th) Awana is back and we start off with a Theme Night. It is Tacky Tie Night. Come dressed in your funny, tacky, or hideous tie for the evening.
This Wednesday Night, December 21st, is Drive In Movie Night at Awana. The movie will be Finding Dory, and will start promptly at 6:00 PM. Here is the Focus on the Family Movie Review.
Sparks and T&T will watch this movie in the gym. Puggles and Cubbies will meet in the Children’s Building to watch a movie fitting for their age group.
Clubbers and Leaders are encouraged to wear there pajamas, and bring their sleeping bags & pillow as they will be laying on the floor.
Clubbers can also design boxes into vehicles to have the true Drive In Movie effect.
We will have a small movie snack for the clubbers to enjoy during the movie.
Movie Night will take the entire night, so we will not have Game, Handbook, & Counsel times as we do during normal club Night. Clubbers can say verses to leaders before or after the movie should they have something to get signed off.
Following this week, we will have 2 weeks off from club. We will not have club on the December 28th or January 4th. We will return on January 11th.
This Wednesday night (Dec. 14th) at Awana will be Ugly Christmas Sweater Night. There will be prizes for the ugliest sweater. It can be bought as is or made. Style points will be given for those that make their own sweaters. Lights may cause you to win big!
Leaders will also wear the sweaters and get voted on by the clubbers.
Please help out your clubber and teach them the fashion art of the “Ugly Christmas Sweater”!
Store Night (Dec. 7th)
This store encourages them to think of others like parents, brothers & sisters, and Awana leaders.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Night (Dec. 14th)
It’s time for a reversal. For this night, the leaders & staff will come dressed in your most hideous Christmas sweater, while the clubbers will vote for the ugliest sweater awards.
Movie Night (Dec. 21st)
Bring your pillow & sleeping bags for movie night. Sparks & T&T will watch movie in the gym with light refreshments. Puggles & Cubbies will watch a movie in their area.
NO Awana on Dec. 28th or Jan. 4th.
Several weeks back each clubber was sent home with a shoebox to fill for Operation Christmas Child. Tomorrow night the boxes are due back so we can get them sent off to kids in foreign countries so they can have an excited holiday season.
Please get your boxes as full as you can, label them, and provide the shipping and return them to club tomorrow night, November 16th.
Our clubbers will also be helping the relay center at club pack additional boxes.
The last two years the Awana clubbers have contributed over 100 boxes each year. Let’s top that mark tomorrow!
Thanks for your participation & support!
REMINDER: The Awana Grand Prix this weekend. Friday night (tomorrow) is car check-in from 6-8p. All cars MUST be checked in on Friday night, NO car check-in will be accepted on Saturday morning.
On Saturday, we are asking everyone to arrive at 8:00am so we can start the racing around 8:30a. We have 90 cars to race this year, which is up from 67 last year, so it will be a long day. Awards will be given at the end of the day.
NOTE: There is a funeral at the church on Saturday so the staff has asked that all vehicles associated with the Grand Prix, park in the big lot behind the Family Life Center to leave all the parking slots for the funeral.
Below are our theme nights for Awana in November. We will be giving each clubber and Operation Christmas Child box to take home and fill. They will need to be returned on November 16th.
American Heroes Night (Nov. 9th)
Come celebrate Veteran’s day in your best Patriotic attire.
Shoebox Night – Operation Christmas Child (Nov. 16th)
This is the time in which our church participates in Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Program. A list will be given to clubbers a few weeks prior and ask that clubbers bring something from the list to help stuff as many shoeboxes as well can as a club.
Harvest Night (Nov. 30th)
Come to club dressed as a farmer, Indian, pilgrim, etc. A time to be thankful theme will be tonight.
This Wednesday Night (10/26/16) is Trunk or Treat Night. We will have a normal club night, and then release the clubbers about 7:30p to go fill their bags.
Decorated vehicles should be in the Horseshoe (between the Family Life Center & Social Hall) and ready by 7:15p. This area will be blocked off and only vehicles participating in the decorating will be allowed in.
Vehicles will be judged on best theming and prizes will be awarded to the best.
We will have some candy on hand for distribution, but if you are decorating a vehicle please plan to bring some candy as well to distribute.
We are just 3 weeks away from the Awana Grand Prix on Saturday, November 12th. If you are planning to by a car for you or your clubber to race, sales will continue until next Wednesday, October 26th.
So the last day to purchase a car kit will be Wednesday, October 26th.
Car kits are $5 and must be purchased. Previous cars will not be allowed.
We will have men out next week to collect any cars that need to be cut, and bring them back to church on Sunday, October 30th.
This is open to adults & youth not associated with Awana. So participate if you can. We will be competing again Miles Road Baptist Church.