The American Scientific Affiliation

ASA NewsNote December 7, 2017

Dear Colleague,

Advent greetings from the ASA!

At this busy time of year, we are reminded to take time to reflect on God's goodness to each of us personally as well as to our organization. With that in mind, I am pleased to share with you a number of news items including opportunities for you to support the ASA with your year-end giving and Christmas shopping.

Thank you for your ongoing partnership!

Blessings in Christ,



Call for Abstracts - ASA 2018

It's time to consider submitting an abstract for presentation at next July's Annual Meeting at Gordon College in Wenham, MA. See the call for abstractshere.

Fall Student Membership Drive

Our Fall Student Membership Drive is in full swing and to date, we have 125 new student members. Would you help us reach our goal of 200 by December 31 by promoting it to students in your sphere of influence?

CSCA Videos

CSCA, our Canadian affiliate, has assembled some excellent video recordings on science and faith. Please check them all out at thislink.

Musing of the Director Emeritus

Now fully immersed in retirement, Randy Isaac, Director Emeritus, has free time to enjoy some of his favorite hobbies including blogging for the ASA. Follow thislinkto his latest blog post.

Virtual Bookstore in Partnership with Christian Book Distributors

We have a partnership with Christian Book Distributors, the largest Christian catalog company in the world. Through our virtual bookstore, you have access to everything on the CBD website and the best part is ASA receives a 10% commission on all CBD online sales. Clickhereto start or finish up your Christmas shopping.



We would love to help you publicize your local chapter events in our next News Note! Contact Kristen Broughton for details

Reaching Our Goals!

Annual Fund and Capital Fund Campaigns

As Christmas approaches, we are most grateful for your generous response to our funding campaigns. Gifts and pledges to date are shown in the thermometers above. With your help, we are optimistic that we can reach our goals. Please consider a year-end gift and donate onlinehere.

December Gift Memberships

Ifyou are looking for a great gift idea, give a one year ASA membership to a family member, friend, or colleague. For only $20, ASA members can buy a promotional code for a free membership to give to someone. Clickhereto purchase your gift now.

Amazon Smile

Will you be shopping at Amazon? Be sure to start designate American Scientific as. your charitable organization. Amazon will donate .5% of each sale to the ASA!

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are over 70 1/2, please note that Congress has extended the IRA Contribution Rollover permanently. Take advantage of this great opportunity to make a tax-free withdrawal by donating it to the ASA.


Stock Gifts

Please consider the great tax advantages of a gift of appreciated stocks or mutual funds. We would be glad toaccept donations of securitiesor speak with you about this opportunity.

Legacy Giving

If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of legacy giving through your will, trust, retirement accounts or life insurance, please contact me directly

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