Presentation on theme: "Adventurer & Pathfinder Ministry"— Presentation transcript:
1 Adventurer & Pathfinder Ministry North England ConferencePathfinder Basic Staff Training (Part 1)
2 Module ObjectiveTo develop an awareness of the purpose and uniqueness of the Adventurer and Pathfinder ministry.Briefly informs you of Adventurer and Pathfinder Classes, Ages and curriculum outline
3 Pre-AdventurersThe Eager Beaver programme comes before the Adventurer classes.The Eager Beaver programme is for Reception and Year 1 children.
4 Pre-AdventurersThe Eager Beaver programme should ideally be taught at home by the child’s parents
5 Pre-AdventurersHowever, due to its popularity, the Eager Beaver programme can also be managed by the Adventurer Club.
6 Pre-AdventurersEager Beavers share the Adventurer Pledge, Law and Song.
7 AdventurersThe Adventurer program was created to assist parents in their important responsibilities as a child’s primary Christian teacher.The Adventurer club is for Year 2 to Year 5 children.
8 AdventurersThe program aims to strengthen the parent-child relationship and further the child’s development in spiritual, physical, mental, and social areasThere isn’t a program in the church that will develop the child spiritually, Physically. Mentally and socially. There isn’t a church denomination that has a club like Pathfinders.
9 AdventurersIn this way, the church can work together with the parent to develop a mature and happy child.Parents are encouraged to take an active part in the Adventurer club.
10 AdventurersThe Adventurer Club provides fun and creative ways for children to...1. develop a Christ- like character
11 Adventurers2. experience the joy and satisfaction of doing things well
12 Adventurers3. express their love for Jesus in a natural way
13 Adventurers4. learn good sportsmanship and strengthen their ability to get along with others
14 Adventurers5. discover their God-given abilities and know how to use them to benefit self and serve others
16 Adventurers7. improve their understanding of what makes families strong
17 Adventurers 8. develop parental support for the training of children The Adventurer Club helps the child to appreciate their family, the world and more importantly themselves and their relationship with God.
18 PathfindersThe Pathfinder club is for Year 6 to Year 11 young people
19 PathfindersThe Adventurer club feeds into the Pathfinder club. The Pathfinder Strong video gives a wonderful description of the history, philosophy and purpose of the Pathfinder
20 Pathfinders The Pathfinder Pledge By the grace of God, I will be pure and kind and true.I will keep the Pathfinder Law.I will be a servant of Godand a friend to man.
21 Pathfinders Objectives Help the young people to understand that God and His church love them, care for them, and appreciate them
22 Encourage Pathfinders to discover their own God-given potential
23 Inspire young people to give personal expression of their love for God
24 Make the number one priority of your club program the personal salvation of every Pathfinder The popular age Pathfinders are baptised is at 13
25 Build into a Pathfinder's life a healthy appreciation and love for God's creation by enjoying outdoor activity
26 Teach Pathfinders specific skills and hobbies that will make their lives more meaningful
27 Encourage the Pathfinder to keep physically fit
28 Give opportunity for the development of leadership
29 Seek to foster the harmonious development of the physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual life
30 Non-discrimination Policy It is the policy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to admit children to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities made available by the church
31 Non-discrimination Policy . . . regardless of race, gender, ability, or religion.
32 Adventurer & Pathfinder Ministry North England ConferencePathfinder Basic Staff Training (Part 1)