October 2020

Alaska Book Center Food | AKC "PRIME" DAY
Price reductions on ABC food items for purchase (click here for pricing)! Quantities are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis so get your order in quickly! Items are available for pick-up Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, at the conference office. Please note orders placed through the Spokane ABC prior to constituency must be picked-up by October 15 or products may be resold.

Society of Adventist Communicators Convention
The Society of Adventist Communicators Convention is going virtual in 2020! Join us on Oct. 14-15 at 5 PM EDT for engaging keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. Whether you're a Seventh-day Adventist communication professional, student, teacher, volunteer, freelancer, or pastor, SAC has something for you! Workshops will cover technology and apps for remote working, livestreaming for local churches, sharing the Gospel online, and other timely topics. Plus, we've made it possible for everyone to attend with a "pay-as-you-are-able" model for 2020. If you can’t pay a registration fee this year, we offer attendance to the virtual convention as a free gift. Sign up here!  #2020SAC #AdventistComm

END IT NOW Virtual Summit

The 2020 Virtual Summit on Abuse, November 13-14, provides valuable training to equip and prepare you for when abuse occurs. Creating safe churches and communities starts with being informed. Together, we can keep the people in your church, school, camp, and community safe. This year’s topics include:

  • Abuse in Faith Communities  Mary DeMuth
  • Church Toolkit: Practical Tips & Resources for Safe Churches and Schools  Rene Drumm
  • How to Protect Children and Youth  Ingrid Slikkers
  • Digging out of the Pit of Spiritual Abuse  Doug Tilstra

Registration is free for anyone who wishes to participate. Click here to LEARN MORE about this FREE livestream.

Be An AMA Monthly Supporter!
Your monthly donation helps Arctic Mission Adventure spend more funds on being the Hands and Feet of Jesus to Alaska Native communities and less on administrative costs. A monthly donation is an easy and affordable way for you to help share the Gospel and give hope to those in need. Sign-up for monthly giving here!

Health Evangelism Training
LIGHT Ministries in participation with Wildwood Lifestyle Center is offering a substantial group discount on two of its online health evangelism courses.  These focus on health and spiritual training, arming students to gain spiritual strength and health knowledge to not only care for themselves and their families, but also their community and the broader mission field.  Some of the health-related training includes physiology, disease, hydrotherapy, massage, vegetarian cooking, and learning how to give health talks.  Training is self-paced to fit in with your busy schedule.

  • Essentials Class: This 125-hour self-paced online training course costs $200 instead of the regular $475!
  • Advanced Class: This 450-hour self-paced online course costs $600 instead of the full price of $1,499!

In addition to helping your family, neighbors, and the community with your newfound health knowledge, upon graduation one could participate in a mission opportunity with LIGHT Ministries overseas or in the US.  For information about signing up and more, contact Karen Gordon at 907-978-9053.

October School News
Golden Heart Christian School

  • October: Law Enforcement Food Drive in support of the UAF Police Dept
  • Spirit Week: October 19-23
  • November 3: Craft Sale fundraiser
  • Silent Auction fundraiser: Date tbd

Anchorage Junior Academy

  • October 14 & 15, 8:15 am: Campfire Sing-Along
Did You Know...
Prayer Line | Remote Sabbath School
Alaska Conference Friday Night Prayer Line: Friday evening from 7-8 pm & Remote Sabbath School: Sabbath at 9:30 am. Call 800-719-6100; Access code 4760107. 

Sabbath School Resources
NAD's Children's Ministries has gathered resources and ideas for parents and care providers to do at home with children. 

Pathfinder Resources

Adventurers and Pathfinders, looking to earn awards and honors if your Alaska club isn't meeting? The Lake Union Conference is offering free online activities as well as Master Guide training. Click here to learn more.

Alaska Adventist Radio Network
Alaska's own AARN streams live at and features a live, call-in Bible study Fridays at 6 pm 

Use AdventistGiving to submit your offering through the link on your church website, direct at AdventistGiving or via your mobile device.

Clergy/Pastor Appreciation Month
3        Offering: Local Church Budget
3        Children's Sabbath
4    Southern Union Conference Women's Ministries Online Discussion
10      Spirit of Prophecy Sabbath
10      Clergy Appreciation Sabbath
10      Offering: World Budget (Emphasis: NAD Voice of Prophecy/La Voz de la Esperanza)
14-15     Society of Adventist Communicators Online Convention
17      Pathfinder Sabbath
17      Offering: Local Church Budget
24      Offering: YES! Alaska Conference Advance
31      Offering: Walla Walla University

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