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Contact: Martin To, Awana Ministry Director

Email: awana@vcefc.org

What is Awana?
Awana is an international children’s ministry which aims to “reach kids, equip leaders, and change the world”. Awana uses the gospel to show children the love of Jesus Christ and to build disciples.

Our Clubs
VCEFC offers Awana during the school year (September to June) for children in Preschool (age 3) to Grade 6. Each club meets weekly on Saturday afternoons. Awana is open for children of both members and non-members of our church. We have 3 clubs for different age groups:
• Cubbies (Preschoolers)*
• Sparks (Kindergarten to Grade 2)
• Truth & Training (Grade 3 to Grade 6)

*Please note that children must reach the age of 3 by September to join Cubbies Club.

In person Awana meetings will resume January 2022. If your child is currently registered for the online program, you will receive an email from our ministry director with details about in person meetings shortly. Please keep in mind that there may be changes depending on the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and any provincial health orders. Your child’s safety is one of our top priorities at Awana.

Our Program
Each Awana meeting includes several activities. Club specific activities have been modified to accommodate meeting via online platforms. Activities may include:
• Singing
• Story/Large Group Time
• Handbook/Small Group Time
• Games

During singing time, children are taught the meaning and purpose of worship through a variety of songs. Story/large group time provides an opportunity for clubbers to discover stories in the Bible and key ideas for Christian living. Specially designed Awana handbooks are used during small group time to help children grow in their faith and knowledge of God and the Bible. Scripture memorization is an important part of Awana club as it encourages clubbers to learn and apply God’s word in their daily lives. Games time allows children to build relationships with each other and their leaders through fun activities.

Our Team
We have over 20 trained leaders and secretaries on our team, all of whom are very dedicated to serving the children of Awana each week and fostering fellowship with each other. Our leaders are encouraged by the continual growth and curiosity of the clubbers as they walk with them in their faith journey. Please feel free to contact your child’s leader or the ministry director if you have any questions or concerns.

Time and Fees
Club meetings will begin at 4:15PM and end at 5:30PM on most Saturdays.

Registration Fees: New clubber $30. Returning clubber $10

We are pleased to offer you three payment options, as follows:

Option 1: Cash
1. Please place Cash in a sealed envelope
2. On the envelope, please write
– Awana
– The name of your child/children whom the registration fee is for
– The amount of money enclosed
3. Please drop the money off to the receptionist at the church’s front desk, Tuesday to Friday between 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Option 2: Cheque
1. Please make cheque payable to VCEFC
2. Place cheque in a sealed envelope
3. On the envelope, please write
– Awana
– The name of your child/children whom the registration fee is for
– The amount of money enclosed
4. Please drop the money off to the receptionist at the church’s front desk, Tuesday to Friday between 9:00am to 4:00pm, or mail cheque to VCEFC, 3295 E. Broadway,Vancouver BC V5M 1Z9

Option 3: Interac E-Transfer
Please see the attached PDF document for instructions.

Note for Option 3: There may be some charges from your bank for Interac E-Transfers, depending on your bank and/or account type – please check with your bank.
Whichever payment option you choose, a receipt will be issued at a later date.
Please feel free to contact us if there are any questions.

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