Folder Evidence

 

This resource has been provided to help you when you are completing the requirements and organising your folder.

 

This is the evidence that the assessor will expect to see when your folder is presented for assessment.

Requirements

Evidence for Folder

Prerequisites

Be at least 16 years of age

 

Be a baptized member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church

 

  1. Baptismal certificate.
  2. If a Baptismal certificate is not available then a letter from the Church Clerk indicating that you are a baptized member is acceptable.

 

Complete a Basic Staff Training Course in one of the following:

  1. a.  Adventurer Ministries
  2. b.  Pathfinder Ministries
  3. c.  Youth Ministries

 

  1. Certificate of completion.
  2. Notes from the Training.

Have a Current CRB Certificate

  1. Photocopy of the DBS Certificate.
  1. I.   Spiritual Development

Read the book Steps to Christ.

  1. Book Report.

 

Book report format –

Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN No. and year published

Paragraph 1- Summary About the book

Paragraph 2 – How the book has impacted you spiritually

Paragraph 3 – What will you do differently in your Pathfinder/Adventurer role now that you have read the book? 

 

Complete the devotional guide Encounter Series I, Christ the Way, or a Bible Year plan

  1. Book Report.

 

 Book report format –

Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN No. and year published

Paragraph 1- Summary About the book

Paragraph 2 – How the book has impacted you spiritually

Paragraph 3 – What will you do differently in your Pathfinder/Adventurer role now that you have read the book? 

 

Keep a devotional journal for at least four weeks, summarizing what you read each day

  1. A book covering a period of four weeks with each day stating what you have read, your thoughts or reflections on what you have read and your prayer focus for that day. Please note that this is your personal journal so we will not read it however we must see evidence that it has been completed.

 

Demonstrate your knowledge of the 28 Fundamental Beliefs by completing one of the following:

  1. a.  Write a paper explaining at least 15 of the beliefs.
  2. b.  Give an oral presentation on at least 15 of the beliefs.
  3. c.  Give a series of Bible studies covering at least 15 of the beliefs.
  4. d.  Conduct a seminar series teaching at least 15 of the beliefs.

 

  1. If you choose to write a paper it should be neatly presented. The fundamentals that you choose should be clearly numbered and titled and you will need to write a paragraph in your own words about each fundamental.
  2. If you choose to give an oral presentation we will need to see evidence, generally in the form of a recording, of you doing the presentation.
  3. If you choose to present a series of bible studies you will need to get a letter from your elder or pastor confirming that they were aware that you presented the series. Or alternatively you could invite one of the assessors to one of the studies.
  4. If you choose to conduct a seminar series we will need to see the flyers/posters and invitations that were used AND you will need to produce a recording of at least one of the meetings. As an alternative to producing the recording you could invite one of the assessors to attend one of the meetings.

Enhance your knowledge of church heritage by completing the following:

Reading The Pathfinder Story

  1. Book Report.

 

 Book report format –

Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN No. and year published

Paragraph 1- Summary About the book

Paragraph 2 – How the book has impacted you spiritually

Paragraph 3 – What will you do differently in your Pathfinder/Adventurer role now that you have read the book? 

 

Earning the Adventist Church Heritage Award

 

 

Reading a book on some aspect of church heritage

 

Recommended book – A Brief History of Seventh-day Adventists by George R. Knight

 

  1. Book Report.

 

Book report format –

Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN No. and year published

Paragraph 1- Summary About the book

Paragraph 2 – How the book has impacted you spiritually

Paragraph 3 – What will you do differently in your Pathfinder/Adventurer role now that you have read the book? 

 

  1. II.  Skills Development
 
  1. 1.  Attend and complete a two-hour seminar in each of the following areas:
    1. a.  Leadership skills
    2. b.  Communication skills
    3. c.  Creativity and resource development
    4. d.  Child and youth evangelism 

 

  1. Attendance at each session.
  2. Your notes from each session. These must be typed; hand written notes will not be accepted.

 

Have or earn the following honours:

Christian Storytelling 

Camping Skills II

Christian Storytelling

For each story that you tell provide the following:

  1. The outline using the format provided at the session.
  2. The evaluation form completed and signed by your Pastor, an Elder or your Area Co-ordinator together with any notes that were produced.

Camping Skills 2

  1. Answers Sheet.
  2. Completed worksheet (issued by tutor at session).
  3. Photo(s) of you completing the honour.

 

Earn two additional honours of your choice not previously earned

  1. Answers Sheet.
  2. Completed worksheet (issued by the tutor).
  3. Photo(s) of you completing the honour.

 

Hold a current Red Cross First Aid and Safety certificate or its equivalent

  1. Certificate of Award.

Supervise participants through either an Adventurer Class or Pathfinder Class curriculum or teach a Sabbath School class for at least one quarter.

  1. Letter from Club Director or Sabbath School Superintendent confirming your participation in this role.

III. Child Development

Read the book Education

  1.  Book Report.

 

Book report format –

Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN No. and year published

Paragraph 1- Summary About the book

Paragraph 2 – How the book has impacted you spiritually

Paragraph 3 – What will you do differently in your Pathfinder/Adventurer role now that you have read the book? 

 

Read at least one additional book on child development or attend a three-hour seminar dealing with child development within the age group of your chosen ministry

  1. Attendance at the session.
  2. Your notes from the session. These must be typed; hand written notes will not be accepted.

 

                                                                     IV.        Leadership Development

Demonstrate your leadership skills by doing the following:

Read a current book on your choice of topic under the general category of Leadership Skill Development.

  1. Book Report.

 

Book report format –

Title, Author, Publisher, ISBN No. and year published

Paragraph 1- Summary About the book

Paragraph 2 – How the book has impacted you spiritually

Paragraph 3 – What will you do differently in your Pathfinder/Adventurer role now that you have read the book? 

 

Develop and conduct three worships.

  1. Outline/plan that you developed when you were planning the sessions.
  2. The script that you used when you presented the worship session.
  3. A photo(s) of you leading the session.

Participate in a leadership role with your local church children’s/youth group in a conference sponsored event

  1. Participate in the Adventurer or Pathfinder Camporee.
  2. Completion of the Conference Sponsored Event Acknowledgement form.

Teach three Adventurer Awards or two Pathfinder Honours

For each award or honours you teach you will need to provide the following:

  1. The name of the Honour/Award chosen.
  2. The Teaching plan
  3. The worksheet you created to be completed by the participants.
  4. Your answer sheet (these are the answers that you are expecting).
  5.  A sample of a participants completed worksheet.
  6. Any other resources that you used to teach the honour.
  7. A photo(s) of you teaching the honour.
  8. Completed Award and Honour Acknowledgment form.

 

Assist in planning and leading a field trip for a group of Adventurers, Pathfinders or Sabbath School class

  1. The name of the place that was visited.
  2. Information on the place that was visited.
  3. Copies of the communication between the venue and the club.
  4. Copies of the communication between the club and the parents.
  5. The Consent form.
  6. The Risk assessment.
  7. The travel itinerary. 
  8. A list of children and adults and their emergency contact details.
  9. Details of your First Aid Protocols.
  10. Completed Field Trip Acknowledgment form.

 

Be an active Adventurer, Pathfinder, Youth Club, Sabbath School or AY Society staff member for at least one year and attend at least 75% of all staff meetings.

 

 

  1. Letter from Club Director to confirm your active participation.
  2. Copies of the minutes from at least 3 staff meetings that indicate that you were present at the meeting.

Identify three current roles in your life, at least one of which is spiritually oriented, and list three goals or objectives for each.

 

 

  1. Complete the Goal Action Form for each goal.

Fitness Life-Style Development

Participate in a personal physical fitness plan for a minimum of three months, and evaluate any level of improvement of physical condition

 

  1. Evidence of fitness plan i.e. log of activates done and summary of any improvements you observed.

Or

  1. Evidence of Gym Membership and the programme followed and a summary of any improvements you observed

Or

  1. Evidence of participation in the Adra Fun Run and the fitness programme that you followed in preparation for this and a summary of any improvements you observed.