Faith In Action
We offer opportunities to develop servant hearts from Prep through to Year 12 by understanding mission through service, both locally and overseas.
One of the pillars of Northside Christian College is discipleship—older believers inspiring the younger. Teachers invest personal time into the lives of students, whether it’s coaching the debating team, keeping the art rooms open after hours, attending a Junior School student’s soccer match, or tutoring a struggling pupil.
Discipleship happens in the classroom as well, where students explore the tenets of the Christian faith. But it doesn’t stop with facts and verses. Northside Christian College challenges its students to put action to their words and beliefs. They are encouraged to live lives that bring glory to God, care for His creation, and spread His love to the people around us.
Worship & Prayer
Northside Christian College's vibrant chapels bring worship to the school week. As the students advance through the school, they take on increasing amounts of ownership for the running of the chapels. While younger children enjoy age-appropriate songs and lessons, older students contribute as singers, musicians, speakers, and technicians to deliver meaningful worship services through prayerful collaboration.
Students experience prayer throughout the day in class and in voluntary lunchtime discipleship groups. The Girls’ Verandah and Men’s Shed guest speakers inspire and challenge Senior School students.
Developing Servant Hearts
Service opportunities are wonderful experiences for students to grow in their faith and confidence. Junior School children support a World Vision sponsor child. Middle School students visit nursing homes and collect food items and practical goods for the needy. On Friday evenings, the Senior School Street Ministry Team cooks up a weekly barbecue for the homeless and lonely in Fortitude Valley.
The College Chaplain oversees the spiritual life of the College, coordinating chapels, staff devotions, and Christian education.
Secondary School students lead the worship and share God’s Word in weekly Chapels.
Students support the Valley Homeless Mission, serving a BBQ weekly to the homeless and spending time talking to them and praying for them
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Students visit local nursing homes to encourage the aged residents.
Students carry out hands-on work for Overseas Aid in Hong Kong and China
Students have the opportunity to work in an orphanage and a youth drop-in centre, build relationships with the children and youth of Kabale in South Uganda.
Northside students support the work of World Vision through the 40-Hour Famine.
An event designed to build unity across campus with Senior School students and Junior School students enjoying a morning of food, fun and games together.
UN International Day of the Girl Child; a number of activities designed to raise funds for Destiny Rescue.
Students in every year level support a sponsor child by donating individually. Each year level has representatives who write letters to their child.