STARTING A PATHFINDER CLUB
A QUICK GUIDE FOR CHURCHES – Does your church want to start a new Pathfinder Club? You don’t know where or how to begin? This easy to use guide will answer these and most of your questions about starting a club from scratch.
DRILLING AND MARCHING
DRILLING AND MARCHING THE BASICS – A summary of the commands for Pathfinders from the North American Division Drilling and Marching Manual. Written by the Potomac Conference of SDA Pathfinder Ministries.
ONLINE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
BASIC STAFF TRAINING – Instructor: Tracy Wood The purpose of this course is to provide online training for all new Pathfinder staff and those thinking of working with Pathfinders. This certification is intended to provide basic information about the purpose, structure and ministry of Pathfinders to individuals who are just starting out in Pathfinder ministry and have little or no prior experience with the program. It is highly recommended that this certification is earned before they begin their participation in Pathfinder ministry, although not required.
PATHFINDER BIBLE EXPERIENCE
INFORMATION – The Pathfinder Bible Experience is the Official North American Division Pathfinder Bible study program. Some affectionately call the program Bible Bowl.
UNIFORM INFORMATION & STANDARDS – Everything you need to know about the Pathfinder Class A uniform. The North American Division has a complete page on information about the Pathfinder uniform. This is the official word on uniforms.
WHERE TO PURCHASE UNIFORMS – Adventsource is the go-to place for all your Pathfinder uniform needs. You can get Class A uniforms, all the patches and gear necessary.
PATHFINDER SONG – Here you will find a video of the Pathfinder Song with lyrics so your club can sing along. Produced by Hope Media Inter-America. The media center of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Inter-American Division. Part of the Hope Channel Inter-America Network.
DEPRESSION – Loma Linda University Health provides information about depression, symptoms and treatment.
ANXIETY – Loma Linda University Health provides information about anxiety, symptoms and treatment.
EATING DISORDERS – Answers to questions about eating disorders by Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center.
GORGEOUS2GOD – This blog is dedicated to connecting teen girls to God and tackling tough issues that challenge them every day. Follow us to be inspired and uplifted. Use #Gorgeous2God to connect with us.
NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE – Keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away in a year. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.
CENTER FOR PARENT/YOUTH UNDERSTANDING – Helping parents, youth workers, educators, pastors and others understand and reach today’s youth culture.
TEEN PREGNANCY & ABORTION – TeenBreaks.com was created by teens and for teens to help teenagers dealing with pregnancy and abortion concerns.
ADOLESCENT SELF-INJURY (cutting, etc) – The Shield Program for Adolescent Self-Injury at Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center is designed to help your teen learn ways to cope with extreme emotions without resorting to self-injury and to help parents understand how overwhelming emotions lead some teens to hurt themselves.
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION – The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.