We are so excited to serve your kids at AWANA this year!
Our first night is August 23rd!

Click the Link Below to Register


AWANA meets every Wednesday at Hope Mountain Church in the Kids Building from 6:30–7:30pm. Dinner begins promptly at 6:00 in the Fellowship Hall (at the end of the hall in the Kids Building) and is done at 6:30 so the room can be utilized for AWANA Games.

For security purposes, please be sure that you check in ALL children using our check-in system at the door of the kids building. At this the time of drop off, you can bring cash or check for dinner. You can also pay ahead of time for a month/Semester/or year if you would like.

We do our best to start and end on time so please be prompt in dropping off and picking up your children. Parents must pick up their child no later than 7:30.

If a friend or family member will be picking up your child, please notify us in writing and on the registration form.

Their Safety is Our Priority: Besides our check-in/out system, all our AWANA Leaders have been interviewed by our leadership and background checked. They also agreed to our church’s Doctrinal Statement.

What is AWANA?

AWANA is an international, Bible-centered ministry founded in over 60 years ago by Christians who saw a need for children to be reached with the good news of Jesus Christ.

AWANA has grown from its beginnings in a church basement in the Chicago area into a ministry that reaches over 2 million children around the world. Currently almost 30,000 churches, in over 100 countries, use the AWANA program.

AWANA stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed and is taken from 2 Timothy 2:15, “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.”

The key focus of AWANA ministry is Scripture memorization, understanding, and application. The AWANA handbooks clearly present the Gospel at an age-appropriate level, and initially focus on establishing a personal relationship between each clubber and Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

The memory work, Bible studies and other fun activities continue to carefully give each clubber a Biblical worldview by building up their Bible knowledge and instilling in them a love and respect for God and His Word.

AWANA curriculum materials are designed to help parents and churches guide children in spiritual growth, and are based on the following master life threads:

  • Teaching respect for God and His Word
  • Building wisdom through Bible knowledge and understanding
  • Helping children and youth demonstrate grace in relationships
  • Giving them a sense of destiny and purpose
  • Encouraging them to see things from God’s perspective


Who can participate in AWANA?

AWANA is open to any child, regardless of whether they regularly attend Hope Mountain Church, another church, or no church at all.

What are the age groups for AWANA Clubs?

Children will be in 4 seperate age groups:

  • Puggles: 2-3 year olds
  • Cubbies: 4-5 year olds
  • Sparks: K-2nd Grade
  • T&T: 3rd-5th Grade

Why does AWANA collect dues and what are they used for?

AWANA collects a due of $20 per child.  These dues help Hope Mope Mountain Kids maintain a supply of books, backpacks, vests, art supplies, games, awards and prizes.

Due can be paid with cash or Check made out to Hope Mountain Church

My child lost their book, can we purchase a new one?

Yes replacement books can be purchased for $10

What do kids do at AWANA?

The club meeting is divided into 3 parts:

  • Council Time - The time when clubbers come together to learn a Biblical lesson. Clubbers regularly hear the gospel message, apply truths of scripture to daily life, and gain tools for Biblical living.
  • Game Time - The clubbers have fun while learning to be a part of a team. The games are designed to allow each child to participate and encourage team spirit. 
  • Handbook Time - Each clubber will have a handbook to work in. Clubbers are encouraged to complete one handbook each year. 
    • Leaders work in small groups with the clubbers to listen to them recite the sections they have prepared.
    • Section Completion Standard - A child needs to recite the required material in the handbook section to their leader. 
    • Children will be given a maximum of two helps or prompts per section. That means only two hints to complete all the required work and verses exactly as they appear in the text. 
    • A section may include more than one verse and the references must also be learned. A leader should not sign the handbook of his/her relative. Parents should not sign their child’s handbook sections at home. Clubbers must complete all handbook requirements to earn the book award. 

Does the club have a snack time?

No. Because Hope Mountain Church will serve a meal on Wednesday nights the children will not be served a snack during AWANA.  If they do not eat dinner with us before AWANA please make sure they have eaten before.  

Make sure AWANA leaders are aware of any food allergies prior to the start of AWANA.