EVENTS
2015 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Notation:
Office of the President
January 10, 2016 Annual Meeting
Health Ministries
1. Health Crusade (after July)
2. Wellness and Awareness for Ministerial Team (date from Pastor Scavella)
3. Stop Smoking Plan
4. 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting (TBA)
Youth Goals for 2015 Theme: “We Will Rise . . . Leaving No Youth Behind”



    JANUARY
    Mission to the Families (January to June Evangelistic Meetings)
    03 Day of Prayer and Fasting for Vision One Million
    03 Basketball All Star Night
    04 Joint Prayer Meeting – First and last Sunday of every Month
    7-17 Ten Days of Prayer
    11 Youth Council Meeting
    11 Education Secretaries Meeting
    11 Meeting with all Elders, Deacons & Deaconesses
    12 Elders’ Meeting (Quarterly)
    7-17 10 Days of Prayer Youth Emphasis (Grants Town)
    17 Youth Department Launch/ SBC Choir Fest
    17 Shepherdesses’ Afternoon Visitation
    16-18 Family Island Conventions
    27 School Board Meeting
    30 Women’s Ministries Consecration Service

    FEBRUARY
    TBA Master Guide Training Registration\
    1 I Want to Live Healthy Training (10:30 a.m.) New Providence Church, Soldier Road
    1 AHPA Prayer Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
    3 Training for Vacation Bible School (6:00 - 8:00 p.m.)
    9 8 Weeks to Wellness Community Program
    7 Marriage Club/Pastors and Wives
    7-10 Pastoral Week of Prayer
    7-14 Christian Home and Marriage emphasis
    8 CHAM Breakfast meeting
    14 Health Ministries Day
    14 Youth Temperance Emphasis Day
    5 Reach…Serving Like Jesus
    15 Bible Study and Preaching School Launch
    19 Agape Praise
    21 Law Enforcement Officers & Civil Servants Service
    21 Basketball and Volleyball Season begins
    22 Annual meeting of Family Ministry Professionals (Breakfast)
    24 School Board Meeting
    25-26 Professional Growth Seminars (SBC Office Staff)
    26 Conference Executive Committee
    26 Public Health Lecturer
    28 Stewardship Emphasis Day
    28 “Praise in the Park 242” at R. M. Bailey Park

    MARCH
    Mangrove Cay Health Weekend
    Basic Life Support Training for Pastors (TBA)
    Church Clerks’ Workshop
    01 Adventist Men Day of Prayer Emphasis
    01 Master Guides Registration
    01 Ministerial Families Social
    7 Women’s Ministries Day of Prayer
    8 Shepherdess Meeting
    10 IAD Day of Prayer Bahamas Academy
    15-18 Life Seminar
    21 Global Youth Day (We Will Rise)
    21-28 Youth Week of Prayer & Bible Quiz Registration
    22 – 29 Conference Wide Plant-based Diet Challenge
    24 School Board Meeting
    25-28 IAD Virtual Conference
    28 Adventist Education Day (Check with Union)
    28 Religious Liberty Emphasis Day

    APRIL
    2-10 Bahamas Academy Closed for Holidays/Spring Break
    5 SBC Children’s Production 2016 (Launch)
    5 Praise Reunion Concert
    6 Conference Wide “Let’s Move – Fun, Run, Walk”
    6 Elders’ Meeting

    7 Training for Vacation Bible School (6:00 – 8:00 p.m.)
    5-12 ATCU Pathfinder Camporee (Bahamas Academy)
    9- 12 Youth Revival Weekend Youth Reunion
    11 On Point with Conference President
    12 Reach – Serving like Jesus (Youth)
    13 8 Weeks to Wellness Graduation
    18 Health Impact Day – Book of the Year Distribution
    19 Marriage Club for Pastors & Wives
    20-24 Education evangelism
    25 Adventist Education Day
    25 Conference-wide Youth Social
    25 Pastor’s Pulpit Exchange
    26 Men’s Ministry Strategic Day
    30 Public Health Lecturer

    MAY (Drug Awareness Month
    2-16 Crusade at GMCI –Pastor Craig Williams
    2 Back-to-Faith Emphasis Day
    2 Children’s Poetry Fest
    3 Conference-wide vegetarian Cooking Class
    6 Day of S.D.A. Books celebration
    10 Softball and Soccer Season
    16 NCU Special Offering
    21 ACUM Board of Education Meeting (Online)
    21-28 Singles Week of Emphasis (Joint)
    22-25 AHPA Weekend Retreat
    23 Meeting all Planning to attend General Conference (p.m.)
    23 Ministerial Families Social
    23 Youth Morning Prayer and Worship in Nature
    24 Education Directors and Principals’ Seminar (ACUM –Nassau)
    27 Men’s Ministry Strategic Day
    28 Divorce Recovery Emphasis

    JUNE
    2 Training for Vacation Bible School (6:00 - 8:00 p.m.)
    7 Marriage Club for Pastors & Wives
    7 Shepherdess Meeting
    12 Bahamas Academy High School Baccalaureate Service
    13 Health/Youth Speech Contest
    Family Island Health Weekend
    13 Women’s Ministries Emphasis Day
    15 Bahamas Academy Kindergarten & Elementary School Graduation
    16 Bahamas Academy High School Graduation
    17 -20 Camp Meeting 2015
    20 Mission-the-Malls
    21 – 28 Conference Wide Plant-based Diet Challenge
    23 School Board Meeting
    24 – July 1 Crooked Island Homecoming
    25 Public Health Lecturer
    25 – 29 Youth Island Mission Trip
    27 BA Elementary Promotion Day

    JULY
    02-11 General Conference Session – San Antonio, Texas
    4 Elementary/Academy Promotion Day
    04 Day of Prayer & Fasting
    20 Elders’ Meeting
    25 Remove these Shoes Play
    25 Children’s Sabbath
    28 School Board Meeting

    AUGUST
    1 Children’s Ministries Department Emphasis Day
    3 Fun Day & Pathfinder Camporee 2016 Registration
    6 Attack the Malls
    7 - 9 NCU Graduation
    8 University Education Promotion Day
    9 Empowering the PK’s
    8-22 Youth Crusade and Health Expo (Sanare Life) GMCI
    15 End domestic Violence Weekend
    16 School Administrators’ Seminar
    22 End It Now (Abuse Prevention Emphasis Day)
    23 Conference Family Fun Day
    25 School Board Meeting
    27 Public Health Lecturer
    29 Adventist Education Day
    30 Ministerial Families Social

    SEPTEMBER
    2-5 Doctrinal Seminar for Children
    5 Stewardship Emphasis
    6 Marriage Club for Pastors & Wives
    6-12 Family Togetherness Week
    8 School Board Meeting
    12-Oct. 10 Citywide Crusade –Pastor Morgan
    13 Youth Morning Prayer and Worship in Nature
    13 Family Fest
    20-27
    Health Emphasis Week /Family Island Weekend
    20 – 27 Conference Wide Plant-based Diet Challenge

    OCTOBER
    TBA Youth March
    03 Day of Prayer & Fasting
    4 Shepherdesses’ Work-out
    5 Elders’ Meeting
    10 Adventist Teachers’ Day
    10-17 Children’s Week of Prayer
    12 Pathfinders/ACS Exhibition
    16 - 18 ACS Weekend
    17 Adventist Children’s Day
    17 Spirit of Prophecy Emphasis
    23-25 Youth Congress
    24 Women’s Ministries One-day Conclave
    24 Day of the Pastor
    25 Ministerial Families Social
    25 Elders’ Pulpit Exchange
    27 School Board Meeting
    29 Public Health Lecturer
    Breast Cancer Awareness
    Health Fair at Bahamas Academy (TBA)

    NOVEMBER
    7 Attack the Mall
    8 Conference-wide Holiday Cooking Class
    8 Marriage Club for Pastors & Wives
    11 Remembrance Day
    12 Health Extravaganza
    14 Conference-wide Youth Social
    15 Adventist Men Seminar
    17 Children’s Art Show
    20-22 Marriage Enrichment Weekend
    21 Bible Emphasis Day
    22 Youth Morning Prayer and Worship in Nature
    World Diabetes Emphasis
    Diabetes Wellness Seminar
    Family Island Weekend
    24 School Board Meeting
    29 – Dec. 2
    nd Christmas Production

    DECEMBER
    5 Stewardship Emphasis day
    5 Adventist Men Concert (p.m.)
    6 Shepherdesses’ Outreach
    6-9 PELC -Pastoral Evangelism & Leadership Council Oakwood University
    11 Women’s Ministries Praise Fest
    12 Youth Sabbath
    12 Youth Banquet
    13 AHPA Year End Get-together
    13 20 Conference Wide Plant-based Diet Challenge
    15 School Board Meeting
    19 Attack the Malls
    20 Reach …Serving Like Jesus 21 Elders /Pastors Christmas Fellowship
    27 End of Year Youth Morning Prayer and Worship in Nature