Pathfinders are a worldwide organization of young people sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its nearly 30, 000 clubs operate in 120 countries around the world. Young people of any religious persuasion, or none at all, are welcome and encouraged to join the organization. The Pathfinder organization is very strong in the Greater New York, where there are over 100 clubs and thousands of Pathfinders. The Pathfinder Club is for young people who are between 5th. and 10th. grades (ages 10-15).
The Pathfinder organization leads its members into a growing, redemptive relationship with God. It helps to build its members into responsible, mature individuals, and involves its members in active selfless service.
OBJECTIVES OF PATHFINDERING
The Pathfinder Club will encourage its members to belong to the church, confess their Christian faith, and take an active part in fellowship, worship, outreach, and service.
The Pathfinder Club will involve its members as full partners in all aspects of the church’s ministry to its members, to the community, and to the world.
The Pathfinder Club will challenge its members in the mission and ministry of Christ through the church so that God’s Word becomes meaningful and fruitful in their lives.