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Abney Pathfinder Club

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Pathfinder Leader
Karen Walker


 
Pathfinders is a Christian based organization providing outreach and skills-oriented activities for children in the developmental ages  of 10 to 15 years of age. 

The goal of the Golden Eagle Pathfinder Ministry of Abney Chapel SDA Church is to provide wholesome activities and challenges to enable young people to develop spiritually, physically, socially and morally, and that they are collaterally prepared for life’s most challenging situations.

The Pathfinder Ministry teaches Christian principles through two foundational mechanisms: The Pathfinder Pledge and The Pathfinder Law. 
Thousands of Pathfinders each year learn and choose to abide by the requirements of the Pathfinder Pledge and Law for the sole purpose of growing closer to their Creator and to others, regardless of their particular life demographic.


The Pathfinder Pledge is: “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 God and a friend to man.”
The Pathfinder Law, that each child must learn, states:
The Pathfinder Law is for me to:”
  • “Keep the Morning Watch,” which means to seek God’s guidance at the beginning of each day,
  • “Do My Honest Part,” which means to be helpful and fair in all activities,
  • “Be Courteous and Obedient,” which encourages a respectful and obedient attitude toward authority,
  • “Keep a Song in My Heart,” which encourages cheerfulness and pleasantness and,
  • “Go on God’s Errands,” which teaches that we must always be watchful and ready to do as the Lord asks.
Additionally, Pathfinders provide opportunities for the youth to earn honors in skills ranging in basic household crafts, nature study, astronomy and much,much more.
They then apply many of these skills during community service events and outdoor camping adventures which prepare them to survive in the wilderness; both the man-made and the natural.
It is our constant hope, and has been our experience, that lives are changed as a result of involvement with the Pathfinder Ministry.  We invite all youth between the ages of 10 to 15 to take part in the Pathfinder experience.  We’re confident that it will be and uplifting and rewarding experience.

 

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