Master Guide

(originally called Master Comrade). A class originated by the General Conference Youth Department in 1928. The Master Guide Course has been structured as a natural flow on from the Guide course, and its content is such as would have appeal and interest to a 16- to 19-year-old. It was felt that the Pathfinder organization would be failing if it does not promote a course that encouraged young people beyond the Pathfinder age to continue with the club and become aware of the value of leadership skills. Because of its closely connected work with Pathfinders, this class is seen as a transition between Pathfinder ministry and senior youth ministry. It is expected that those in the Master Guide program be active in church activities relating to Pathfinder-age children. As senior youth they find n...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.