Awana combines fun and games with Bible memory and lessons that help children understand scripture.
|WHEN:||Wednesday Evenings, 6:30 - 8:00pm
(September thru April)
|WHERE:||Both Prior Lake and Shakopee campuses|
|COST:||September 1||$20/child with $40/family cap|
|January 1||$10/child with $20/family cap|
|March 1||$5/child with $10/family cap|
Please join us for a delicious meal, 5:15 - 6:00pm
Seniors (55+): $4.00, Adults: $4.50, Ages 4 - 12: $3.50, 3 and Under free
Cubbies Club is a fun, fast-paced time that includes Bible memory games, crafts, and small group time. The age 3 - 5 year old group is only for children whose parents are either volunteering or plan to stay in the building. Cubbies need to be 3 years old by September 1.
Sparks Club is a clear, consistent presentation of the gospel, Bible memory games and circle games.
This involves a high-energy time of games, handbook and council. Here the name Truth and Training reflects the passion of Awana leaders to teach the students the truth of God’s Word and to train them to follow Christ in their daily lives.
Prior Lake Campus, 17741 Fairlawn Avenue, Prior Lake, MN 55372 | 952-447-8282
Shakopee Campus, 12800 Marystown Road, Shakopee, MN 55379
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Anna is the Early Childhood Director for our Prior Lake Campus. She is married to Shawn and has two children. She started attending Friendship in 1986 and accepted this position in 2009.
Lysa Terkeurst, President of Proverbs 31 Ministries. I would love to hear how she balances life as a wife, mother, and career with this great ministry.
I love to digital scrapbook. It is what I do to help me relax.
“We must exchange whispers with God, before shouts with the world.” - Lysa Terkeurst, President of Proverbs 31 Ministries
A sunny day up North on the boat with all of my family.
Paul, he had such incredible faith even in the darkest of times.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6)
Bobbi is the Elementary Director for our Shakopee Campus. She is married to Chad and has three children. She began her position in 2016.
Besides the birth of my children, my fondest memories are any that we spend together as a family.
For The Love, by Jen Hatmaker. I love the humor she brings to the reality of life situations.
All of my years of long hours at my jobs have prepared me for His work. He always knows what is best if we just allow Him to be in control!
There is so much love and kindness at Friendship Church. So many peoplewho are willing to make sacrifices to help others whenever they can.
Christine is the Early Childhood Director for our Shakopee Campus. She has seven children. She started attending Friendship in 1997 and came on staff in February 2003.
Christmas as a child. We had fabulous traditions that made it so special.
Camping on Lake Superior with my family.
Being used by God to impact children and families.
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. It's a life-changing story of God's unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love.
Esther. She was a "nobody" that God used to change history. She had to believe that God had a plan for her and trust that He would pave the way in difficult, scary circumstances.
"The LORD your God in your midst, the Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing." (Zephaniah 3:17)
Melissa is our Prior Lake Campus Children’s Ministry Assistant. She is married to Kyle and they have two children.
The birth of my kids. What an amazing miracle!
Maine – You still get all four seasons. It is beautiful with mountains, coastal views and yummy seafood.
Esther – She was a God-fearing and courageous woman.
Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path (Psalm 119:105).
That he is faithful through good times and bad.
Everyone is so welcoming and encouraging. Really feels like home.
Jody is our Shakopee Campus Children’s Ministry Assistant. She has two children.
God’s Not Dead – How one person can make a difference and stands up for God.
Ninety Minutes in Heaven – It’s a true story about one person’s experience in heaven.
Wyoming – I am a country girl at heart.
Spending a day with Abraham Lincoln.
A quiet person: less talking and more active listening.
The children’s programs.
Michelle is our Administrative Assistant. She is married to Mark and they have two children. They started attending Friendship in 2010 and she began working at the church in 2012.
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. I love travel, history and humor. His adventure through the Appalachian Trail is both humorous and educational.
I enjoy walking. It helps clear the head.
A morning walk in the woods with my husband, an afternoon nap, then an evening out in downtown Minneapolis for dinner and a play.
Cruise through Norway and a river cruise through Europe.
A good leader is willing to serve with the team, even the small tasks, to get a job done, but also trusts those that have been assigned to the task. If a leader is focused on unity, trust and being a good example, the whole team will be empowered to excel.
He gives strength to the weary and strengthens the powerless. Youths may faint and grow weary, and young men stumble and fall, but those who trust in the LORD will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:29-31)