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25 Unique Theme Nights

25 Unique Theme Night Ideas

Zebra Night? Thunder Night? Amusement Park Night? One way to keep your Awana program fresh and exciting is by adding new and different themes to your calendar. As you begin to prepare for next year’s schedule, we thought we’d suggest some ideas. These are themes we’ve taken from other club calendars that aren’t of the …

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Remembering the Forgotten Children

Remembering The Forgotten Children

The sun was shining and the breeze warm, that day as I sat at a picnic table talking to Jeff Gilpin (Awana missionary to northern California). We were surrounded by high school kids gathered for Summit, many of them excited about receiving their Citations that very evening. Ironic that our interview was held in that …

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12 Tips for a Parent-Friendly Church

12 Tips for Parent Friendly Churches

We often talk about kid-friendly churches and we often talk about reaching the parents of the kids in our ministries. Therefore, parent-friendly churches seems to be a natural goal. But what does that look like? Some thoughts. A friendly person stationed at the door. You need someone who can comfortably introduce himself and start a …

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