The Worthington Adventist Academy family exists to show children Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.
The Worthington Adventist Academy is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children. A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools. We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs. We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come. To achieve this goal, we encourage each student to:
value labor, physical and mental, as the
The George Stone School (Union College) operated in harmony with the guidance and direction of the Office of Education, North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Worthington Adventist Academy is accredited by the North American Division Commission on Education, the State of Nebraska, and the National Council of Private Schools Accreditation. Our school is recognized for promoting and maintaining a well-balanced education program and for meeting or exceeding standards considered essential for quality education.
Union College's program of teacher preparation, with its rich history of over 100 years, received Nebraska state accreditation in 1941 and was the first Seventh-day Adventist college to be accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in 1963.
The site, WhoAreAdventists.org, provides a broad overview about the history and beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, as well as background about the church’s passionate commitment to serving people across the country and around the world through disaster relief efforts, community service, and innovative health and wellness programs.