CALENDAR OF EVENTS


2019 South Bahamas Conference Calendar of Events

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  • JANUARY

    CRUSADE PREPARATION MONTH
    3: SBC Worker’s Meeting (Bahamas Academy)
    5: Day of Prayer and Fasting
    5: Youth Church- (Joint AY) Johnson Park Adventist Church
    9-18: Ten Days of Prayer / (LTM) Materials GC
    10: “I Want to Live Healthy” Fun Run (start of Let’s Move to Live Day)
    11-13: SBC Winter Convention
    12: Reclaiming of Former Youth Members (Prospect List)
    12: Bible Connection Promo Launch
    12: Health Ministries Emphasis Day
    13: Annual CHAM Planning Meeting
    13: AHPA & Health Ministries Re-consecration Prayer Breakfast
    18: Women’s Ministries Consecration Service
    19: Day of Prayer in every Church
    19: Mega Rally and Presentation of Evangelistic Teams at 4:00 p.m.
    (Churches need to be in attendance to support the teams. Church colors to be worn).
    19: Religious Liberty Day
    20: Local Church Communication Leaders Media Ministry Meeting
    20-26: Health Summit, New Mexico
    21-25: Pastoral Family Week of Prayer
    23: Bible Worker’s Crash Course for Professionals to be held at Centreville Church 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    (“You can be a Soul Winner”)
    24: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    26 - Feb. 2: IAD Stewardship Holy Convocation (Costa Rica)
    26: South Andros Investiture
    26 - 31: Evangelistic Revival
    28 - Feb. 1: OYIM Online University, IAD

    a. January
  • FEBRUARY

    2 - 9: LTM Reaping Campaigns IAD
    9: LTM Baptismal Day
    9 - 16: Christian Home and Family Week
    9: Christian Marriage Day (Emphasizes Marriage)
    10: PARL Conclave
    10: YWOP Preacher’s Training - SBC Office Board Room
    15 – 17: ACLASS- 10 Hours Senior Youth Course, Adventurer & Pathfinder Staff Training Course
    (Bahamas Academy)
    17 - 26: LTM Educational Trip (Israel)
    16: Christian Home Day (Emphasizes Parenting)
    17: GEMS Reloaded
    21 - 24: Screening for 8 Weeks to Wellness Programme
    23: Adventist Youth, Club Ministries Consecration Service, ACLASS Graduation
    (Joint AY Service) Good News Seventh-day Adventist Church
    25: 8 Weeks to Wellness Starts
    28: SBC Executive Committee Meeting

    b. February
  • MARCH

    1-3: Family Island Youth Congress and ACLASS (Exuma)
    2: International Women’s Day of Prayer
    10: YWOP Preacher’s Training-SBC Office Board Room
    10: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS
    13: Day of Prayer for Educational Institutions
    15-17: SOAR Summit (for all Elders, Deacons, & Deaconesses)
    16: Global Youth/Children’s Day
    16: GC Global Youth Day¨ Adopt a Prisoner, a Patient an Orphan Joint Youth Rally - Big Pond Park
    17-22: GC #YWOP (Youth Week of Prayer Local Churches) Visiting College Students
    23: Adventist Education Emphasis Day
    23: GC Youth Homecoming Day & Youth Baptismal Sabbath
    24: Communication Leaders/Media Teams Training
    24-29: Uchee Pines Wellness Seminar, Seale Alabama
    28: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    30: Stewardship Emphasis Day

    c. March
  • APRIL

    1 - 3: ATCU Mental Health Summit, Nassau
    5: Youth Church: (Joint AY) Agape Feast-H.D. Colburn Gym
    6: Mission Transform 242: Missing Youth (local church AY takes program to home of a missing youth member)
    6: Joint AY Social
    6: Day of Prayer and Fasting
    7: Youth Council SBC Conference
    11-18: Big City Youth Evangelism: Jesus in Jeans, Tallahassee Florida Pathfinder Band Trip
    13: Friends of Hope Day
    13: Education Evangelism
    13: IAD Youth Spiritual Commitment (Virtual Training
    13 -20: Education Evangelism
    14: Women’s MinistriesM Operation Jabez 3
    18 - 21: Mission Transform: Inagua (Local AY travel to Family Islands)
    18 - 21: Local Pathfinder Club Camps
    19: GOOD FRIDAY
    19 - 21: Ministerial Retreat (Grand Bahama)
    22: 8 Weeks to Wellness Fun Run Walk
    22: EASTER MONDAY
    24: SECRETARIES DAY

    25: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    27: Local Church Bible Connection Experience (Semi-Finals)
    27: VBS Workshop
    28: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    29: 8 Weeks to Wellness Graduation

    d. April
  • MAY

    HURRICANE PREPARATION/DRUG AWARENESS MONTH
    3-5: II Family Island Youth Congress & ACLASS (South Andros)
    4: Elders, Deacons, & Deaconesses Mix and Mingle
    4: Mission Transform 242: Local church AY to Visit & Share care packages on Hospital Wards
    4: Joint AY Social
    12: MOTHER’S DAY
    18: Youth Volleyball Season
    22: IAD Training for Youth Leaders (Cancun)
    20-22: Annual Adventist Media Pledge-A-Thon
    23: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    25: World Day of Prayer for Children at Risk
    26: God’s Beloved Daughters
    29: ATCU Mid-year Symposium

    e. May
  • JUNE

    VACATION BIBLE EXPERIENCE MONTH
    1-3: III Family Island Youth Congress & ACLASS (San Salvador)
    1: Mission Transform 242: Local church AY visit & pray at a police station
    10: LABOUR DAY
    7 - 9: SBC Youth Retreat
    7 - 9: CHAM Retreat
    8: Women Ministries & GEMS Emphasis
    8: Stewardship Emphasis Day
    9: Pathfinder Club Evaluations
    10: WHIT MONDAY
    14: Bahamas Academy Secondary Baccalaureate Service
    17: Bahamas Academy Elementary/Early Learning Center Graduation (a.m.)
    17: Bahamas Academy Secondary Graduation (p.m.)
    21-23: BC Pathfinder Camporee
    11: RENEW (Launch of SBC Ministerial Magazine)
    15: CHAM Speech Contest
    27: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    29: SBC Conference Bible Experience (Finals) Joint Service
    29: Youth Basketball Championships

    f. June
  • JULY

    YOUTH MONTH
    5: Youth Church - Joint AY Berea Adventist Church
    6: Day of Prayer and Fasting
    6 - 13: Youth Evangelistic Campaigns in Local Churches IAD/ATCU/SBC
    7: Vegan Cook Off
    7: Youth Council & ACLASS
    7: God in Shoes
    9 - 13: 3rd Global Conference on Lifestyle and Health, LLU
    10: INDEPENDENCE DAY
    13: Mission Transform 242: local AY take service to Home of Pastor or First Elder
    13: Youth Baptismal Sabbath
    15 - 17: SELD Conference (IAD, Miami)
    17 - 21: II PCM Youth and Professionals IAD Congress, Panama
    20: Health Pulpit Exchange
    25: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    25 - 27: SBC Youth Convention
    28: A.Y.A.: Adventist Youth Awards

    g. July
  • AUGUST

    3: Mission Transform 242: Local AY take program to Children’s Home
    5: ATFO: Adventist Track & Field Olympics
    5: EMANCIPATION DAY
    9 - 11: NCU Graduation
    10 - 24: IASI Youth Mission Project
    12 - 18: International Pathfinder Camporee, Oshkosh Wisconsin GC
    17: Adventist Education Emphasis Day
    17: Children’s Ministries Emphasis Day
    21 - 24: IAD ASI Convention (Nassau)
    24: Abuse Prevention Emphasis Day
    30 - 31: Back to School Revival Joint
    31: Youth Baptismal Sabbath

    h. August
  • SEPTEMBER

    4: Women’s Ministries God Covers Me
    6 - 8: IV Family Island Youth Congress & ACLASS (North Andros)
    7: Mission Transform 242: Local AY & Pathfinder Club visit a Nursing Home
    7: Stewardship Emphasis Day
    7: Family Togetherness Day (Emphasizes the Church Family)
    7 - 8: ALERT (Adventist Leadership Evangelism & Retention Training)
    8: CHAM Art Exhibition
    8 - 14: Family Togetherness Week
    14: SBC Adventuree (One day Camp)
    15 - 21: Health Emphasis Week
    15: Child Preachers Workshop
    21: GC World Pathfinder Day, Pathfinder Baptismal Sabbath, March, Joint AY
    21: Child Preachers Pulpit Exchange
    26: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    27 - 29: ATCU Bible Connection (Cayman Islands)
    28: Sabbath School Guest Day/Special Needs Emphasis Day

    i. September
  • OCTOBER

    INGATHERING EMPHASIS MONTH
    Lay Evangelism (Preachers will be trained)
    4: Youth Church: C.A.C.: Creative Arts Conference Joint AY
    5: Mission Transform: (Local church AY take program to Elderly/Sick Member at Home)
    5: Day of Prayer/Launch of Ingathering
    6: National Youth March & Rally
    12: Adventist Teachers Appreciation Day
    13: Let’s Move to Live (Final) Day
    13: Adventurer, Pathfinder & Community Services Exhibition
    13 - 19: CHAM Week of Prayer
    14: NATIONAL HEROES DAY
    18 - 20: Global Public Campus Ministry Weekend
    19: SBC Women’s Ministries Conclave – The Pink Impact
    19: Spirit of Prophecy Weekend
    24: SBC Executive Committee Meeting
    26: Pastor’s Appreciation Day
    Media Christmas Recordings (Month of October)

    j. October
  • NOVEMBER

    1 - 3: Family Island Youth Congress & ACLASS: North Eleuthera
    3: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS
    2: Mission Transform 242: Local church AY visit to pray with the M.P. of church area
    2 - 9: Week of Prayer
    10: Remembrance Day March
    24: SBC Youth Council Elections
    13: Ministerial Recognition and Awards Service
    17: PARL Year End Council Meeting
    24: CHAM FUN DAY
    24: Youth Council Elections
    27 - 30: SBC Bible Conference (Islam and Christianity in Prophecy)
    28: THANKSGIVING DAY

    k. November
  • DECEMBER

    1: Public Christian Witness
    1: Pathfinder Band Concert
    1: Adventist Men Annual Concert
    7: 2019 Curacao, IAD Bible Connection Finals
    7: Stewardship Emphasis Day
    7: Mission Transform 242: Local Church AY Distributes used shoes, clothing, bags, books
    devotional in good condition to charities
    8 - 9: Cayman Island Conference Session
    9 - 13: Personal Evangelism and Leadership Council (Seminar at Oakwood)
    13 -15: Winter Youth Retreats Youth Day and Youth Banquets (Local Churches) PM - Adventurer and Pathfinder Congressoree
    14: Health Emphasis Day
    15: Local Church/AY Banquets
    19: Conference Office Closes for Holidays

    l. December