Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Lake Nelson Adventist Academy
Spiritual growth and development are the most important tenets of a Christian education at Lake Nelson Adventist Academy. The goal is to help students learn to "Be the Light" for others.
Themed, “Be the Light,” Lake Nelson Adventist Academy's focus this year is to strive to lead students, families and communities into a deeper, more intimate relationship with Jesus.
There is a line in the theme song of the TV show Phineas and Ferb that goes, “The annual problem for our generation is finding a good way to spend it.”
Faculty and staff praise the Lord for the many blessings He bestowed upon Lake Nelson Adventist Academy (LNAA) throughout the 2022–23 school year. These blessings have come in the form of protection, students giving their lives to Jesus, and many opportunities for individuals to share their God-given talents with the community, say leaders.
Partnering with teachers, parents, students and God, Lake Nelson Adventist Academy (LNAA) strives to prepare students to reach their God-given potential and engage in service for Him. The annual Gospel Benefit Concert in February provides an opportunity for students to put their abilities and service into practice.
Lake Nelson Adventist Academy’s (LNAA) spiritual leaders desired to further expand their ministry to their students. What emerged from their discussions was the vision of a church plant on LNAA’s campus: the Academy church.
Gigi Darko wanted to do something different for her 40th birthday—something that would give back to the community. In 2019, Darko and 10 of her family members, including her Ghanaian-born husband and two daughters, flew to Ghana to share books and school supplies with children in need.
Toward the end of last school year, students from Lake Nelson Adventist Academy focused on environmental stewardship for the academic fair, researching and creating dynamic projects focused on reducing, reusing and recycling in a variety of contexts.
Earlier this year, Lake Nelson Adventist Academy (LNAA) had the honor of holding the annual induction ceremony for the National Honor Society (NHS). Twelve students were added to the LNAA chapter— nine from LNAA, two from Waldwick Adventist School and one from Vine Haven Adventist School.
Lake Nelson Adventist Academy (LNAA) ends every calendar year with one of its most important and meaningful events—the Christmas program. With every year, this ministry increases in importance and becomes more memorable.