Sabbath School Action Units

A plan introduced to the Sabbath school in 1990. The goal of the Action Units is total involvement of the Sabbath school membership in the outreach program of the church as well as increased fellowship and spiritual nurture. There are 10 key elements that make up a Sabbath School Action Unit: (1) class of six to eight; (2) care coordinator; (3) outreach plans; (4) one-hour class time; (5) weekly caring for missing members during first five minutes; (6) 20 minutes led by care coordinator to promote class outreach plans and goals; (7) 35-minute lesson discussion and application led by discussion group leader; (8) leader consultations; (9) monthly corporate sharing; (10) monthly home fellowship and evaluation. The three officers of the Action Unit are discussion group leader, care coordinator...

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