Thursday, August 13

4:30 — 5:30 p.m. President's State of the University

Newbold Auditorium, Buller Hall


Friday, August 14

11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Staff Plenerary Session: The Adventist Worldview

Seminary Chapel

Guest speaker: David Thomas, Walla Walla University

An excursion into the realm of worldviews and religion, how they are established and how they interrelate, function and can affect our work. This presentation is planned to give Andrews staff members the opportunity to hear from the Faculty Institute special guest speaker.

6:30 p.m. Seasonal Dessert Reception

Seminary Commons

Come early for vespers and enjoy dessert and fellowship

7:30 p.m. — Vespers: Global Engagement of the Adventist Family

Seminary Chapel

Guest Presenter David Thomas, Walla Walla University

David Thomas will share, “The Distinctiveness of Seventh-day Adventism.” In the context of the globalization of education, we are committed to expanding the Andrews footprint. As we do so, how do we reevaluate and remain true to our core values? Song Service will be lead by our Department of Music leading us in hymns from around the world.


Sabbath, August 15

10:30 a.m. — Fall Fellowship Sabbath School

Seminary Chapel

Sabbath School Leader: Ella Simmons, Vice President of General Conference.

Enjoy a song service of hymns from around the world. Ella Simmons, recently reelected Vice President of the General Conference, will lead the Sabbath School discussion on “Global Engagement as an Andrews Community”.


11:45 a.m. — Fall Fellowship at Worship

Pioneer Memorial Church

Sermon: "Engaged Globally: Blessed Reciprocity" —Dwight K. Nelson

Dwight Nelson has been the senior pastor at Pioneer Memorial Church for more than 30 years.


1:30 p.m. — Fall Fellowship Buffet Dinner

lawn between Campus Center and Nethery Hall

RSVP is now closed.

Al fresco dining under the leafy shelter of trees between Campus Center and Nethery Hall. Come for the delicious food—stay for the fellowship with the great people in our Andrews community. Spouses and children welcome.

3:30 p.m. — Fall Fellowship Activities

Get to know some of your fellow employees while enjoying an afternoon outing. Choose from trail walks, organ demonstration, canoeing or hay ride.
RSVP is required for Sabbath afternoon activities.

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Details will be communicated to the first 40 people who sign up.
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Join us in the PMC sanctuary to see what our 78-rank Casavant pipe organ can do.

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Meet at the Pathfinder Building parking lot for a guided walk of the natural beauty along the river and through the woods.

RSVP is now closed 3:30 Hayride to Andrews Dairy/Orchards:
RSVP is now closed 4:30 Hayride to Andrews Dairy/Orchards:
RSVP is now closed 5:30 Hayride to Andrews Dairy/Orchards:

One-hour rides depart from the Johnson Gym parking lot.
Children must be accompanied by adult guardian.