The church’s Youth Ministries department seeks to motivate young people to take an active role in Adventist ministry, service and outreach. Through clubs such as Adventurers and Pathfinders, Adventist young people have opportunities to learn practical skills, impact their communities and build relationships for eternity.
1890: Young Adventists help raise money to send the missionary boat SS Pitcairn to the South Pacific
1909: Junior Missionary Volunteer Society is established, later called Pathfinder Club
1953: The first issue of Guide magazine is published
1969: First world youth congress held in Switzerland
1999: Adventist youth establish a new world record for Bible writing from memory