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resources regarding communication and relations between schools and their supporting churches


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    Atlantic Union Conference Pastors and Teachers Manual Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The Atlantic Union Conference Pastors and Teachers Manual provides pastors and teachers with the tools for a team approach to integrating Adventist education into church life as a means of preparing children and youth to be Christ’s disciples on...

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    LUC Pastor and Teacher Resource Manual - Partnering in the Mission Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This manual serves as a guide for pastors and teachers in their collaborative ministry that bolsters Adventist Education and prepares young people for meaningful participation in society and more importantly, prepares them to meet Jesus when he returns."

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    1 Samuel 1 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A sermon prepared for Education Sabbath, building on the story of Samuel. Available in MS Word format to facilitate editing.

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    25 Ways Pastors Can Support Their School Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents creative ways a pastor can support a school and become actively involved in the life of the local church school. Ideas presented include: support through church programs, sermons, scheduled and unscheduled appearances at school, and ways...

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    A Collision of Faith - Church, Home, School Preschool-Grade 12
    An exploration of the three-fold work of church, home, and school in leading children to connect to God personally. By applying and expounding upon the Together Growing Fruitful Disciples (TGFD) model, the Greater Sydney Conference is experiencing noticeable...

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    A multiple case study describing collaborative relations between Adventist pastors and teachers in the eastern United States Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Introduction. Adventist schools and churches are embedded within a system that provides them with rich opportunities to achieve their missional goals. However, this is possible only through collaboration and the use of available social networks. The purpose...

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    Adventist Church Education Secretary Ministry Description Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This webpage outlines the duties of the education secretary within Seventh-day Adventist local churches.

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    Adventist Education - Challenging the Myths Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this sermon Smith challenges "some of the myths underlining the role of Seventh-day Adventist education in preparing students for service." Suitable for Education Sabbath, the sermon notes are available in MS Word format, facilitating editing.

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    Ambassadors for Adventist Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Ambassadors for Adventist Christian Education (AACE) is an organization of individuals who recognize the benefits of Adventist Education (AE) and its influence on all facets of a person’s life. Its mission is to build support for Adventist schools.

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    Beyond Limitations Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Be inspired to strengthen partnerships between home, church, and school. This article includes examples and reviews the rationale for why parents, teachers, and pastors should cooperate in the spiritual nurture of students.

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    Building Bridges - A Teacher and a Pastor Dialogue about Discipleship Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A teacher and a pastor discuss how education and pastoring overlap extensively in the area of discipleship. Educators would benefit from pastoral approaches and pastors would benefit from broadening their instructional approaches and understanding.

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    Campus Churches - Optional Extra or Imperative Inclusion in Our Next Gen Schools Grade 9-Tertiary
    Schools are the growing mission front of the Adventist church. They are our means of reaching unchurched families and attracting the attention of the community. This article explores the importance of linking the school with a campus church, working side-by-side...

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    Can Adventist College Boards Pass the Test? Tertiary-Lifelong
    With higher education facing serious financial, enrollment, and identity challenges, college boards are the object of considerable discussion and controversy. During this year following the General Conference Session most of the Adventist colleges and universities...

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    Collaborative Ministry - Why Schools Are the Greatest Evangelistic Tool for the Church Preschool-Grade 12
    "From history to current research, Adventist schools continue to be the number one perpetuating factor for the church. The Together as One journey of the Oregon Conference [was] shared, as well as examples of specific case studies experiencing successful...

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    Empty Desk Prayer Initiative Preschool-Grade 12
    Why empty desks in our classrooms? And what can we do about them? Is this just a challenge of marketing for our schools? Is it time to think differently? It is a matter of great concern if a child, for whatever reason, is not at one of our schools. Through...

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    Enhancing Pastor/Teacher Relationships Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One crucial issue in the success of Adventist church schools is the relationship between the pastor and teacher. While the pastor is not the supervisor to the teacher, he is often viewed as such. Another misconception views the teacher as being on the B team...

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    Enjoy the Sunshine Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Morian Perepelitza shares the importance of maintaining the vision for Adventist schools, and notes that dedicated teachers alone cannot keep the vision alive. The goals and purposes of Adventist education need to be shared by parents and the church community if the system is to continue to be effective.

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    Factors influencing support for Seventh-day Adventist education as expressed by church pastors Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the attitudes of church pastors concerning the Seventh-day Adventist educational system, its policies and practices. Pastors were surveyed to determine their expressed perceptions of Adventist education...

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    Fit for a King Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Pacific Union Education Director Kelly Bock's sermon, designed for Education Sabbath, is available in MS Word format to facilitate editing.

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    Former Christian Colleges and Universities: Why Are There So Many? Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Larson examines how Christian colleges and universities become secular institutions by discussing four books on the subject. Questions that church leaders and campus administrators should ask and answer are 1) whether both the church and the campus really...

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    Guidance and Counseling: A Critical Need Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School counseling services are needed at all levels to help students reach their full potential as children of God. Few Adventist schools have counselors on staff.

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    Home and School Association Ministry Description Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This webpage outlines the duties or responsibilities of someone who accepts the ministry leadership of the home and school association of a church school.

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    Is Adventist Education for Everyone? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author surveyed Adventists in the Lake Union Conference about the possibility of developing Adventist special-education programs for the mentally retarded. The only way for all Adventist children to be enrolled in Adventist schools is to develop special-education...

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    JAE Editorial - Building Bridges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial provides an introduction linking each article in this issue. Centered on discipleship and building bridges between church and school, pastors and educators, Christian education should focus on the holistic development of students as they come...

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    JAE Editorial: Adventures in Russia - Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An editorial report on the first Adventist Teacher's Seminar held in Russia. Ganson shares education news from Russia, such as final arrangements for an elementary school in Moscow, translation and distribution of Ellen White's book Education, and the many...

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    Joining and Remaining - A Look at the Data on the Role of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Is Adventist Education worth the investment of our energy and money as a church? Take a look at the data on baptism, attendance, and retention.

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    My Collaborative Relationship with my Pastor - or Not? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers' Convention presentation discusses principal-pastor relationships as they relate to mentoring, collaboration, communication, and support. If you are the principal or constituent church pastor of a school, then this session is for you....

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    NAD Adventist Education Branding Preschool-Tertiary
    Download the Seventh-day Adventist education logo used throughout North America, available in several formats. This logo connects with the Adventist church logo and can be used in other regions.

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    Organizational expectations and role clarification of pastors and educators serving K-10 schools operated by the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem statement: The two major issues addressed in this study are the professional relationship that exists between the educators in K-10 schools and pastors who serve the churches that host the schools and the professional roles that each serves...

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    Pastor and Teacher - Cooperating for Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special child evangelism issue focuses on the collaboration and cooperation of pastors and teachers. It suggests collaboration strategies, proposes some plans, and shares a vision of what can result from effective collaborative outreach...

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    Pastoral Care, Action Research, and Teaching as a Profession - Can ‘Joining the Dots’ Facilitate Teacher Reflection Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Educators have increasingly demonstrated commitment to, and invested much effort in advancing the cause of pastoral care, action research, and the status of teaching as a profession, over the last two decades. What is largely unrecognized is how these...

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    Pastors and Schools - A Dream Team Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article shares testimonies and tributes to pastors who invest themselves in church schools. The insights inspire and hopefully spark ideas for healthy partnerships between church and school in the ministry of Christian education of all God's children.

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    Pastors and Teachers - Partners in Kingdom Growth Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Considering the shared calling to ministry, this presentation to Adventist pastors and teachers in North America draws on ValueGenesis research, a NAD Office of Education focus group study, and financial data, to illustrate the importance of working together.

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    Perceptions and Attitudes of Taiwanese Seventh-day Adventists Toward Seventh-day Adventist Education in Taiwan Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Support of constituent churches is important to schools operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Church has been carrying on a Christian educational program in Taiwan for 35 years. Today the Church has a college and academy on the Island and the enrollment...

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    Perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist Educators in Southern California Concerning Ministerial Support for Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose. The purpose of this study was to determine the perceptions of educators concerning ministerial support for Christian education, areas of dissatisfaction by educators with their jobs and the likelihood of their continued teaching in SDA schools,...

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    Prayer Breakfast Grade 1-Grade 12
    Suggested program for a breakfast with the purpose of bonding home, church and school, identifying and encouraging support of key players and prayers.

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    Religious Instruction - Guidelines for the Local Churches Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These guidelines for local churches and their role in religious instruction were developed by the Inter-European (formerly Euro-Africa) Division (EUD). Also available in French: L'Instruction Religieuse:...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Church Logos 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Download the logo form you need to insert in your school communication and signage, for clear identity. This link includes guidelines on acceptable use and formats.

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    Strengthening Adventist Education in the North American Division - Recommendations for Educators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Facing decreasing enrollment rates, leaders appointed a NAD Education Task Force. Here are the resulting recommendations.

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    Take Care of Your Lambs 2 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Education Sabbath sermon, prepared by the Manitoba-Saskatchawan Education Superintendent, is available in MS Word format so it can be edited as needed.

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    The Alienation of Adventist Youth From Religion Grade 9-Lifelong
    The author proposes that much of the alienation and disillusionment towards religion that affects today's youth is second generational. Factors contributing to the youth's apathy toward religion are breakdown of authority, the Adventist identity, and refusal...

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    The Church School - Where Churches and Schools Collaborate in Mission Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adapted from Dr. Moskala’s 2017 presentation at the LEAD Conference in Slovenia, this article involving pastor and school collaboration "shares a vision for the revitalizing of Adventist education by proposing to do things differently."

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    The Road to Bethlehem - Connecting School and Community Grade 5-Lifelong
    "It is a balmy summer evening and Central Coast Adventist School is preparing to open their gates. Everything is ready for the ‘hordes’ about to stream through the gates. Camels are saddled, farm animals are in their pens, tax collectors are...

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    Two Ministries - One Mission Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Based on his keynote address at the Atlantic Union Conference Pastor/Teacher Convention in August 2009, Knight shows that the pastoral field and the educators field have the same mission as two Seventh-day Adventist ministries. It is imperative that both ministries...

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    VG1 Attitudes and Support of Adventist Ministers Towards Denominational K-12 Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: This study examines the attitudes of Seventh-day Adventist ministers regarding the importance of denominational elementary and secondary schools and self-perceived levels of support. The study also compares identified demographic variables...

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    What Considerations Are Important for Fostering the Faith Development of Senior Students? A Case Study of Two Schools with Campus Churches Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Campus churches, situated on school grounds, are growing in number within Christian education systems in Australia. In this relationship, the school partners with the campus church in providing a community of faith. This case study investigated senior...

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    Why Is It Working Here? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "There are conditions we can encourage that will allow us to thrive in Adventist Education. Is Adventist Education worthwhile and unique? It must be. Is it in crisis? Depends on where you look." Principal Shankel shares what is making Peace Christian...