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6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
For Children who are 2 years old by September 1, 2016 through 5th Grade
AWANA is an acrostic that stands for Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed. At Fort Caroline, AWANA is our primary discipleship training program for children 2 years old - 5th grade.
This is based on the key verse of 2 Timothy 2:15: "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."
What an exciting time for children! They memorize the Word of God, learn to play together and are taught a missionary story or Bible lesson during Council Time. During the year, they earn rewards for which they are recognized in a Closing Ceremony at the end of the school year.
We have an annual $25 registration fee. This can be paid on the first night, in payments, or whenever you have the funds. If you are experiencing financial difficulties at this time, please contact the church office. No child will be turned away. The fee is $25 per child for the first 2 children. Three or more children will be $75 period. So, the family cap is $75 whether you have 3 children or 10 children.
Why a $25 registration fee? We pray that as you read this explanation, you will decide to partner with us in helping to pay for this vital evangelistic ministry! It is not out of the ordinary for AWANA Clubs to charge registration fees. As a matter of fact, most churches do. We have been blessed not to have had to collect fees in many years. However, we did charge a fee at one time in the past.
This fee will ensure that we have funds to pay our AWANA Missionary. Our AWANA Missionary serves all the AWANA Clubs throughout Florida and receives his entire annual income from the many AWANA Clubs he ministers to. The cost of books and awards is a large part of our budget and this will help us to purchase the materials used for club. This will actually help with about 25-30% of the budget leaving 70-80% for the church. We also have a store for the kids twice a year where they can spend points they have earned to purchase some really nice items.
We invest in the things that are important to us. There is a cost for most activities children are involved in. The AWANA ministry helps to shape lives of boys and girls through scripture memory and Bible lessons.
If you would like to enroll your child(ren), please complete the form below. Your child(ren) will be enrolled the next business day. Thank you.