First Baptist Church of Lake Orion has used the AWANA program as a children's ministry since October, 1976. Our current AWANA Club has separate, age-appropriate programs for pre-school to 6th grade and is offered during the school year (September through May) on Wednesday nights from 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm.
Where did AWANA come from?
Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed
AWANA is an acrostic taken from the Bible verse found in 2 Tim 2:15.
"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth." -- NASB
A typical Club night is divided into three major sections:
1. Handbook Time - a time spent studying, memorizing, and reciting Bible verses and Biblical truth.
We also have many special nights and activities throughout the year, including: