Announcements & Policies


♦ AN AIIA-SPONSORED RECEPTION WITH THE ENTIRE WITMER FAMILY (from Maine, Massachusetts, and Virginia) will be hosted at HOTEL MADISON in Harrisonburg VA on August 12, 2019, between 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM. AIIA constituents, supporters, and interested friends within driving range of Harrisonburg VA are invited to stop by for any or all of that time. No fee will be charged. No reservations will be required. No formal program will be presented. No refreshments will be served! Just an opportunity to stop by and say hello. Some AIIA material will be available and we’ll answer questions about the state of the ministry on an individual basis.

♦ REASONABLE FAITH IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD — a two-day apologetics conference is scheduled for October 11-12, 2019, in Worcester MA. Click here for location, speakers, schedule, and other details.

♦ THE AIIA INSTITUTE IS NOW OFFERING A ONE-YEAR RESIDENCY IN APOLOGETICS in conjunction with an Associate Pastor position in the Monson Community Church (EFCA). For details click here, or to apply, click here.

♦ IS A POPULAR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEXTBOOK TAINTED WITH EVOLUTIONARY ASSUMPTIONS? AIIA Ministry Associate Bob Valiant, Director of Evidence for Hope ( recently produced an informed 11-page critique of some major macro-evolutionary assumptions that undergird Miller & Levine’s Biology — a noted Prentice-Hall (© 2008) textbook that’s been used for years in high school science classrooms across America. Parents, teachers, students, homeschoolers — regardless of your views on evolution, you should give this paper thoughtful consideration. To download a free .pdf file version of the paper, click here.

♦ CONSIDER YOURSELF WELCOMED to stop by the Study Center any time that you may happen to be traveling through Monson, Maine. Or contact us at 207-997-3644 to schedule an appointment. If mutually agreeable plans can be arranged, we’d be pleased to provide lunch and/or a brief tour.

STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY. AIIA is administered by a 20-member Board of Directors that reviews a comprehensive three-file Treasurer’s Report issued monthly. Bookkeeping is performed by Fortier Business Services of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, an affiliate of H&R Block. A complete annual financial compilation is issued by Brantner Thibodeau & Associates (BTA), an independent accounting firm based in Bangor, Maine. BTA also files IRS Form 990 annually on behalf of the AIIA Institute. Please contact us for further information about the measures we take to assure the complete integrity of all AIIA financial transactions.