Here is a quick reference on some of the basics of Awana Lifeline:The ministry effort that has become Awana Lifeline launched at Angola Prison in Louisiana in 2004. From serving the fathers at Angola, other prisons quickly became interested in our products and services. Lifeline has now expanded into several women's correctional facilities with Hannah's Gift, a program for incarcerated mothers.To date, over 50 jails or prisons have used our Malachi Dads program, with over 1,500 men having graduated."Malachi Dads" is based on the vision of reconciliation of fathers and their children found in Malachi 4:6.Heart of a Father, the first book in the Malachi Dad curriculum is now available. Check out the Awana Online Store to purchase.December 2013 Hannah's Gift was launched. Take a few minutes to view the video on this new program for incarcerated mothers and visit the Awana Store to purchase the Hannah's Gift curriculum.At least seven Returning Hearts Celebrations will take place in 2014. September will be the first Returning Hearts at a women's prison. Check out Get Involved to see how you can serve.While a ministry launched from Awana Clubs International, Awana Lifeline is its own non-profit organization and relies completely on the generosity of donors to sustain the ministry and expand its reach.
All facts accurate as of June 2014.