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Friend Instructor Helps English | Spanish

Friend Requirements English | Spanish

Friend Record Chart English | Spanish

Friend Record Card English | Spanish

Friend Record-Journal English | Spanish

Director's Guide English | Spanish

Personal Growth

1. Be in Grade 5 or its equivalent.
2. a. Develop your daily devotional life by studying the Weekly Devotional Guide (weeks 1 - 13) and the book of Matthew utilizing printed or
       electronic study guide/ resources.
    b. Journal your thoughts by asking these questions:
      - "What did I learn about God?"
      - "What did I learn about myself?"
      - "How can I apply this to my life today?"
   You may journal through writing, drawing or electronic process
3. Memorize the Pathfinder Pledge & Law.
4. Learn the Pathfinder Song.

Spiritual Discovery

1. a. Memorize in order the names of the New Testament books of the Bible and know the four areas into which the books are grouped.    
    b. Demonstrate your ability to find any New Testament book.2. Memorize a Bible text for the following subjects:

  • Prayer

  • Doctrine

  • Behavior

  • Salvation

  • Relationships

  • Promises/Praise

  • Great Passages

3. Participate in a skit on a story about the life of Jesus such as:

  • Jesus in the temple at 12.

  • Jesus being tempted in the wilderness

  • Jesus feeding the 5,000.

  • or another favorite story about Jesus.

4. Learn about the worldwide Advent Awakening (the late 1700s to 1844 time period) by identifying seven people and three events explaining why they are important.
    (Pathways of the Pioneers)

Advanced for Spiritual Discovery
1. Complete Friend requirements.
2. Create a timeline showing the main events of the life of Jesus.

Serving Others

1. In consultation with your leader, plan ways and find opportunities to spend time being a friend with someone in need.
2. Spend at least four hours participating in projects that benefit the church or school.

Advanced for Serving Others
1. Complete Friend requirements.
2. Bring someone who does not regularly attend church to a church program or activity.

Making Friends

  1. Discover 10 qualities of being a good friend and share two that are most important to you.

  2. Fulfill requirements #1, #2 and #3 of the Christian Citizenship Honor.


Advanced for Making Friends
Complete Friend requirements
Complete the Christian Citizenship Honor, if not previously earned

Health and Fitness

1. Learn the value of good nutrition & water by discussing:

2. Earn the Red Alert Honor.
3. Complete the Basic Water Safety OR Beginner Swimming Honor if not previously earned.

Advanced for Health and Fitness
1. Complete Friend requirements.
2. Participate in a lifestyle fitness program for your age such as:
    President's Challenge Active Lifestyle Program
    Live Healthy Bermuda Kids
    Or similar program

Nature Study

1. a. Read Romans 1:19,20 and tell how nature reveals God's character.
    b. Find two other Chapters in the Bible that demonstrate how nature reveals God's character.
2. Birds/Mammals
    Set up a feeding station for the birds or mammals. Report on the types of visitors you observe for one week.
     - A bird feeding station can be made using a pine cone covered with peanut butter then rolled in birdseed. Check the Bird honor page for more ideas.

Advanced for Nature Study
1. Complete Friend requirements
2. Seeds or Amphibians/Reptiles
    Collect or obtain and identify 15 different kinds of seeds.
     OR
    Help set up and observe a terrarium for amphibians/reptiles
2. Complete a nature honor at your skill level, not previously earned. (Skill level 1)

Outdoor Living

1. Tie and know the practical use of 10 knots.
2. Earn the Camping Skills I Honor, if not previously earned.
   (Camping Skills Campout Plan) - counselor helps

Honor Enrichment

Trail Friend
1. Complete an honor, not previously earned, in the area of Arts & Crafts or Household Arts. (Skill level 1)
2. Complete an honor, not previously earned, in the area of RecreationalVocational or Outdoor Industries. (Skill level 1)

 

Friend Weekly Devotional Guide (1-13)

Click on the verse to open

Audio Bible

 

Week 1 - Identity
____ Psalms 139
____ John 14:12-31
____ John 15:1-17
____ Song of Solomon 7
____ Deuteronomy 32
____ Jeremiah 2

Week 2 - Self-Esteem
____ Colossians 2:8-23
____ 1 Corinthians 1:20-31
____ Jeremiah 9:23,24
____ Philippians 3:1-16
____ Ephesians 2

Week 3 - Self-Control
____ Proverbs 16
____ Galatians 5
____ Revelation 1-3
____ Song of Solomon 8
____ Romans 12

Week 4 - Try Again?
____ Zechariah 4
____ Isaiah 40:12-31
____ Psalms 55
____ Psalms 46
____ Matthew 6:25-34
____ Psalms 22

Week 5 - Depression
____ Psalms 42 (Audio)
____ Isaiah 26
____ Psalms 55
____ Psalms 46
____ Matthew 6:25-34
____ Psalms 22

Week 6 - Courage
____ 2 Corinthians 12:1-10
____ Romans 8
____ Acts 28
____ 1 Peter 2
____ Colossians 3

Week 7 - Loneliness
____ Joshua 11:9
____ Joshua 21
____ Zephaniah 3:14-20
____ Psalms 111

Week 8 - Fear
____ Matthew 14:13-33
____ Psalms 81
____ Isaiah 26:1-5
____ Isaiah 30:1-18
____ Isaiah 32

Week 9 - Rebellion
____ Psalms 141 (Audio)
____ Psalms 130 (Audio)
____ Proverbs 12
____ Proverbs 15
____ Matthew 18

Week 10 - Standards
____ Romans 13
____ 1 Timothy 6
____ Matthew 5:13-20
____ Philippians 4
____ Jeremiah 1

Week 11 - Sin
____ Romans 3
____ Romans 6
____ Psalms 25
____ Isaiah 1
____ Isaiah 43-44
____ Micah 7

Week 12 -Character
____ Matthew 5:1-12
____ Proverbs 16:18
____ Luke 12
____ 1 Corinthians 10

Week 13 - Temptation
____ Luke 10
____ 1 Peter 5
____ Ephesians 6:10-20
____ Micah 7

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