What is Awana?
Awana is a global, nonprofit ministry committed to the belief that the greatest impact for Christ starts with kids who know, love and serve Him.
How does Awana fulfill this mission? Through God’s guidance and power, Awana strives to:
Reach Kids: Awana reaches kids for Christ through fun, Scripture-rich experiences that lead them to know, love and serve Him.
Kids represent the greatest opportunity to make a long-term impact on our world for Christ. Offered through local churches, community groups and homes, Awana reaches kids where they’re at and walks alongside them in their faith journey. Those kids who come to faith at an early age discover God’s purpose for their lives and hope for the future. Ministry leaders and parents witness the profound impact Awana has in reaching kids with the gospel and watching them grow as long-term disciples. That’s why so many families and leaders have returned year after year, week after week, for more than three generations.
Equip Leaders: Awana equips ministry leaders and parents to reach and disciple kids who impact their generation with the gospel.
God's vision to multiply leaders is planted in countless individuals. Awana nurtures this vision. Local churches and ministries partner with Awana to train leaders who help change kids’ lives forever. With more than 60 years of experience in training leaders, Awana has proven resources and relevant training content which helps them develop into vibrant leaders at home, church and in their community.
Change the World: God is at work changing the world through the evangelism and long-term discipleship ministry of Awana.
Kids lives are forever transformed. Volunteers grow as leaders. Families become stronger and churches build community through active involvement in Awana. Our world needs the hope that only Christ gives. God is using Awana to raise up kids, parents and leaders devoted to knowing Scripture, loving Him and reaching others with the gospel.