After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Adventist Christian Fellowship (ACF) leaders throughout the North American Division will resume gathering this July 26-30 on the campus of Indiana College in Bloomington, Indiana.
The annual summit which rotates round totally different cities within the Division is for ACF student-leaders, campus chaplains and pastors, convention and union youth and younger grownup ministries administrators, and any leaders wanting to study ministry with and for faculty college students on public campuses. Main targets embody networking and leader-training not out there at union or convention management conventions.
John Leis, Bloomington Church pastor and Indiana Convention ACF director says the upcoming occasion primarily based on the theme “Christ on Campus” from Luke 17:20-21 might be worthwhile. “There are a lot of coaching periods to select from similar to find out how to share the gospel, beginning an ACF chapter, find out how to construct your neighborhood, ministry concepts for public campus outreach,” he says. “Make no mistake, college students will profit significantly from the convention since they play a vital function on non-Adventist campuses the place over 75 p.c of our youth are in attendance immediately.”
Organizers have prolonged the registration deadline to July 15. Because of beneficiant NAD assist, ACF Institute college students pay $25 for dorm lodging, meals and sources. For extra info, go to https://acflink.org/2022-acf-institute/
The ACF digital expertise will embody stay social media devotional, entry to Zoom workshop hyperlinks, and stay stream feed of the worship programming by means of the web site with interactive chat. Digital solely has two tracks to select from every day, relying on if you’re a scholar or a campus minister. In-person has alternative of 4 simultaneous tracks.
Along with ACF Institute, a Public Campus Ministers (PCM) Convention will coincide with ACF Institute the identical week. The PCM Convention is a gathering of chaplains Public Campus Minister coordinators for the aim of networking and chief coaching.
Adventist Christian Fellowship (ACF) is the official group for Adventist campus ministry on non-Adventist faculty and college campuses throughout the North American Division (NAD) of Seventh-day Adventist’s, together with the US, Canada, Bermuda and Guam. Presently ACF is a community of over 100 chapters throughout the North American Division.
Debbie Michel is the Lake Union Communication director and the Lake Union Herald editor.