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Golden Eagles Ministry is dedicated to meeting the spiritual, social, and lifestyle needs of youth ages 10-18 by challenging them to experience and share a personal relationship with Christ, to develop lifestyles fitting their belief system and vocational interest,and providing them with an adequate venue for wholesome development of lifelong friendships.


Pathfinder Class A Uniforms are no longer ordered in bulk. All uniforms can be ordered directly from Adventsource under the Pathfinder Ministry Tab. Parents can directly order their youths uniform and have it delivered directly to their homes . Please see director Karen Walker for particular items to order . 



Registration has been extended and continues to be open to all youth 10-16 years of age until further notice; throughout our Fayetteville Community. Please do not hesitate to enroll because of financial situations. We support our youth and work with our families for the greater good our our children


Calendar Dates 

Pathfinders meet the 2nd and 4th weekend of every month from 10am to 12 noon



8. August 5-11,2024 Pathfinder International Camporee Date:  Theme: Believe the Promise. Location: Gillette Wyoming


December Golden Eagle Pathfinder Ministry Outreach

Our Pathfinders collected and distributed parish able and nonperishable food items to provide two families with Holiday baskets for this Christmas season. Below are pictures of our Pathfinder’s sorting the items and packaging them for delivery. Included also is a picture of one of the families from this event.


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.

Additionally, The Pathfinders provide opportunities for the youth to earn honors in skills ranging in basic household crafts, nature study, astronomy and much, much more - over 450 different Honors.

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.


Connect with Our Team:

Karen Walker
PH: 910-583-1198

Deputy Director:
Jonathan Evans II
PH: 910-286-1571

Master Guide:
Elder Gary Walker
PH: 910-261-4468


Ushering Coordinator:
Nicole Turner

Fundraiser Coordinators:



Class Instructors:

Nicole Turner



Master Guide: Gary Walker


Master Guide Director Karen Walker

Master Guide: 

Please Note the Following:

  • All Class A uniforms will be changed to NAD/ conference standard (white blouses and shirts and black skirts and slacks). All uniforms will be ordered in bulk by Director Karen Walker
  • All money for uniforms must be turned in directly to Director Karen Walker, Deputy Director Jonathan Evans II, Master Guide Gary Walker in a tithe envelope (not in offering plate). This will ensure proper accountability for your funds.

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 God,

and a friend to man.”

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

  • Go on God’s Errands
    which teaches that we must always be watchful and ready to do as the Lord asks.