Florida Conference Online Store Change is Coming
Effective Date on or before - August 1, 2014
Hello and thank you to each of you who have been our
customers over the past several years; we appreciate you and your trust in us
to be able to serve you!
change is in the air!
By August 1, 2014, the Florida Conference will no longer be
allowed to sell Adventurer and Pathfinder NAD/GC INVESTITURE items, to any
customer outside of the FL Conference Constituency base.
This is to comply with a request that the NAD Youth
Ministries Department is making of us (see Official Statement below)
For all of our FL Conference constituents/members, we
will continue to serve you as we have in the past.
For all of our non-FL Conference customers
no longer be able to serve you and your needs for Adventurer and Pathfinder
NAD/GC Investiture items (Please click on the following link to see List of Investiture Items)
However, we will still be able to serve non-FL
Conference, NAD North American Division - customers regarding FL
Conference created Adventurer (chips, stars, awards) and Pathfinder
(honors) patches (again
see Official Statement below).
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience and we wanted
you to know well in advance to contact Advent Source or your local conference for
those needs as of August 1, 2014.
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION (NAD)
YOUTH MINISTRY DEPARTMENT:
pins and other uniform items created by the North American Division and General
Conference for Adventurer Clubs, Pathfinder Clubs and Master Guides will only
be sold to individuals/churches by their constituent conference. Conferences
choosing not to stock Investiture materials may make arrangements with AdventSource
to maintain an authorized code system to allow for sales of these items to
member in their conference.
Unions and Conferences who develop conference awards and
honors as outlined by the NAD Adventurer and Pathfinder committee protocol may
sell these items to churches, conferences and unions within the North American
NAD is asking that the Florida Conference comply with these
guidelines on or before August 1, 2014
NAD is asking that the Florida Conference communicate that
customers within the North American Division should check with their conference
for all Investiture items. Customers from outside the North American Division
would be instructed to contact their Division or Union to purchase Investiture
The Florida Conference must purchase any NAD/GC Investiture
items from AdventSource. No other provider is authorized to produce
NAD is asking Florida to stop distributing any 8 star
Master Guide patches, pins or other uniform items
Since the NAD Pathfinder Committee has not accepted the
additional classes (levels) created by the Florida Conference NAD is asking
Florida to restrict the sales of these items to churches/individuals in the
NAD Youth Ministries will send a letter with the above
guideline to Union and Conference Youth Ministries Directors (including the
current list of Investiture items). Additionally the letter will state that NAD
has requested that the Florida Conference discontinue the sales of Investiture
items to individuals outside of their conference.
Pedro Perez and the FL Conference Youth Ministries Team