Zac Surovec, Chaplain

Zac Surovec, Chaplain


Seventh-day Adventists have been given a unique understanding of the gospel of Christ and are called to the witness of his character in last days of this world. As such, Thunderbird Academy's campus ministries is dedicated to providing students with opportunities to worship God, grow spiritually, and personally experience Christ's love and mission. Programs offered throughout the week and weekend provide students with variety of options for spiritual growth and development. Some of the programs offered are described below.

Chapel- A weekly time for students to gather together for praise music, spiritual guidance, devotional thoughts, and more.

Worship on Wednesday (WOW) -A 30 minute devotional worship/Spiritual discussion group that allows students to set aside the stress of the week and enter into the Sabbath rest.

Vespers- A time to welcome in the Sabbath through worship. A variety of speakers and/or activities for students to enjoy.

Youth Church- Periodically, students from TAA plan and present the church service at the local church. Students are provided with the chance to participate in all aspect of the church service including preaching.

In addition to our organized programs, students may grow spiritually through other opportunities such as outreach activities, community service days, the annual mission trip, participation in one of the student-led praise teams, speaking for youth church or chapel, or by applying to become a student leader. student leaders are selected by the chaplain and are involved in brainstorming activities and planning programs and events.

It is the goal of Thunderbird Academy's Campus Ministries to deepen interest in and understanding of God while providing students with the chance to put their faith into action. We are dedicated to training the youth of our church to become effective leaders and courageous disciples of Christ.