The American Scientific Affiliation

ASA NewsNote June 26, 2017

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These are busy, but very exciting days for us, and we are delighted to share with you these important updates.

We especially hope you will join us for the 2017 ASA Annual Meeting in Golden, Colorado, in July. Registration is open and the conference promises outstanding speakers, interesting parallel sessions, a poster session, and of course, many opportunities for fellowship and fun!

Joyfully in Christ,

Leslie and Vicki

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On the Road Again...

On the Road Again...

Leslie and Vicki are on the road on ASA business in Ohio this week.  If you are in the area, there are three different opportunities for you to connect with us:

1. Christian Engineering Conference

Leslie is the keynote speaker this Wednesday, 6/28 at the Christian Engineering Conference at Cedarville University. Please join us in praying for a successful evening and a great opportunity to expand the reach of the ASA.

2.  ASA Local Chapter Exploratory/Organizational Meeting

We are looking forward to the meeting this coming Thursday, 6/29 from 6 pm - 8 pm at Mount Vernon Nazarene University (Faculty Hall, Room 103) to discuss the creation of a new ASA Local Chapter to connect ASA members in the Ohio region and expand the presence of the ASA.  Please join us if you are in the area and also spread the word to your family, friends, and colleagues who may be interested in participating.

3.  ASA Breakfast at Christian Engineering Conference

In an effort to revitalize the CEST (Christian Engineers & Scientists in Technology) affiliate of the ASA. we’d love to connect with any ASA members who are attending the Christian Engineering Conference. Please join us for breakfast on Friday, 6/30 at a time TBD in the Cedarville University dining hall. Please text Vicki at 978-807-5189 or email to let us know you would like to join us.

ASA Prayer Committee

We are looking for ASA prayer warriors to pray intentionally and regularly on behalf of and for the ASA.  Would you be willing to serve on this important committee of our organization? If so, please email Vicki for specific details.

Local Chapters Campaign

As we continue our strategic local chapter campaign efforts around the U.S. and Canada, we look forward to hearing from ASA members interested in launching an ASA chapter in their respective geographic areas. Please be in touch!




Student Scholarship Fund

We have awarded approximately $5,000 in student scholarships for the ASA 2017 Annual Meeting to students who might not otherwise be able to attend. We rely on generous charitable contributions from our members to fund these scholarships.  Please prayerfully consider a gift to support this worthy endeavor. Donate online using this link.

Walter Hearn Memorial Fund

Long-time member and ASA friend, Walter Hearn, passed away on April 11, 2017. Memorial gifts in his honor can be made using this link, or mailed to:

ASA, 218 Boston St., Suite 208, Topsfield, MA 01983

Capital Campaign Fund Update

Thank you to the many who have generously participated in our capital campaign. We have successfully raised $136,333 to date and have just $13,667 remaining to meet our goal of $150,000. If you have not yet made a gift, or are in a position to make an additional gift, we would be most grateful! Donate online HERE.

Shop Online and Support the ASA

Visit the ASA virtual bookstore through Christian Book Distributors and a portion of your purchase will be donated to the ASA.

ASA is also a member of Amazon Smile, so be sure to designate ASA as your supported organization every time you purchase through Amazon.

Every little bit helps, and it's so easy to support the ASA when you do your every day shopping online.

See You on Facebook

There are two ways for ASA members to connect and interact on Facebook. We would love to see you there!

Find us at Like our page and you will find many interesting, intriguing, compelling, and educational posts in your newsfeed. And each is an opportunity to interact with great resources and other ASA members.

The Nexus Forum is a place for ASA members to connect and engage as an online community. The forum is a closed group, and ASA members can request to be added to the group at Forum posts are designed to allow members to get to know each other, share from experience, find support and encouragement in their personal and professional development. Posts will introduce new topics of discussion with specific questions designed to lead to dynamic interaction with fellow ASA members.

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