Success Stories: Local Churches and Families Using Awana to Impact Kids

All kinds of churches use Awana to bring children, youth and parents to know, love and serve Christ. Do you know a church or Awana alumnus whose story would encourage others? E-mail your nomination in 50 words or less. We'd love to feature them here.

William Gower runs races with assistance from Alabama Pastor Tim Thomas

'I'm So Blessed to Be His Legs When We Run’
Pastor Tim Thomas has a special friendship with a wheelchair-bound church member and Awana leader.

'Awana Was Like a Sense of Rescue for Me'
Ed Gossien heard God's plan of salvation at Awana when he was 8 years old. It changed his life.

Love Connection
God used Awana in Debbie Kemper’s life to teach her about His love ... and lead her to the love of her life.

Running Home to the Father
Former big-league baseball all-star Alvin Davis used Awana to help train his three kids spiritually.

A Powerful Outreach Tool for the Church
Awana is helping a Kansas church bring kids and parents to Christ and grow children in God’s Word.


More Success Stories from Local-Church Awana Programs Around the World

Gwendetta Albright
Gwendetta Albright: For Future Generations
Gwendetta Albright’s 50-plus years of faithful Awana service at a church in Chicago has changed lives in hundreds of families.
Jackie Parfet
Jackie Parfet: Beyond Beaches and Palm Trees
San Diego resident and Awana commander Jackie Parfet is touching the lives of hurting kids from broken homes ‘who have never heard the story of Christ or held a Bible in their hands.’