PATHFINDERS

ATTENTION PATHFINDERS!!!

 

Welcome to the Pathfinder Club. The Pathfinder Club is a church-centered spiritual-recreational-activity program designed for young people 10 to 15 years of age. Pathfindering appeals to this age group because its program features activities that meet their needs and interests. Much of the Pathfinder Club program is built around physical action. This is because youth from 10 to 15 years of age are in a fast-growing physical stage of development. It is filled with action, adventure, challenge, group activities, and provides opportunities for the development of new attitudes and skills that produce personal growth, team or community spirit and a sense of loyalty and respect for God, His Creation, and His church.

 

If you are interested in joining or serving with the Pathfinders, please contact Carrington or Denzil at pathfinders@rpcsda.org.

Pathfinder Pledge & Law

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.

Pathfinder Achievement Classes

(Under Development)

 

Friend

Companion

Explorer

Ranger

Voyager

Guide

Pathfinder Law

The Pathfinder Law is for me to:

 

  1. Keep the morning watch.

  2. Do my honest part.

  3. Care for my body.

  4. Keep a level eye.

  5. Be courteous and obedient.

  6. Walk softly in the sanctuary.

  7. Keep a song in my heart.

  8. Go on God's errands.

Meaning of the Pathfinder Club Emblem

 

Red (Sacrifice)

  • Reminds us of Christ. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)

  • "Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God" (Rom. 12: 1).

 

Three sides

  • Completeness of the Trinity -- Father, Son, Holy Spirit.

  • Tripod of education: Mental Crafts and Honors Physical Campouts, work bee, health focus Spiritual Outreach and personal spiritual development.

 

Gold (Excellence)

  • "I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich" (Rev. 3:18).

  • Standard of measurement. The Pathfinder Club has high standards to help build strong character for the kingdom of heaven.

 

Shield (Protection)

  • In the Scripture God is often called the shield of His people.(Protection) "Fear not... I am thy shield" (Gen. 15:1)

  • "Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked." (Eph. 6:16)

 

White (Purity)

  • "He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment" (Rev. 3:5).

  • We desire to have the purity and righteousness of Christ's life in our lives.

 

Blue (Loyalty)

  • It is the purpose of the Pathfinder Club to help teach us to be loyal to: Our God in heaven. Our parents. Our church.

  • Loyalty is defined as a reflection of the character of our True Master Guide.

 

Sword (Bible)

  • The sword is used in warfare. A battle is always won by offense. We are in a battle against sin, and our weapon is the Word of God.

  • The sword of the Spirit is the Word of God. (see Eph. 6:17)

 

Inverted Triangle

  • The inverted order of importance Jesus taught which is contrary to that taught by the world.

  • Sacrificing of one's self by placing the needs of others ahead of our own.

 

Pathfinder Club

  • The Pathfinder Club is one of the organizations of the world youth ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

     

Pathfinder Uniforms

 

Uniform

 

The Pathfinder uniform helps make the Pathfinder program real and visible. It is emblematic and representative of the worldwide club’s ideals and standards. Each individual member becomes a very vital representative of the organization, and wearing the uniform will help to provide a consciousness of belonging to a club that rightly represents the Adventist youth of today. If the uniform is worn as ordinary clothing it will have failed in its purpose.

Location

 

14201 Old Stage Road

Bowie, Maryland 20720

info@rpcsda.org

Tel: 301.798.4880

 

Saturday Service Times:

 

09:30am - Sabbath School
11:00am - Divine Worship

Bible Study

6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Every Wednesday

( In The Admin Suite )

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