Spiritual Life

The College community takes its spiritual life seriously. We are a Christian institution with a commitment to practising and sharing our faith. We are interdenominational and ecumenical, and we strive to be a place where people of all faiths feel welcome and respected. Compassion and inclusivity are at the very heart of the Gospel message. When asked which commandment was the first of all, Jesus quoted the ancient law for the Old Testament: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul and with all your mind.” He added the new commandment “You shall love your neighbour as yourself.”

This love of God, self and other are embraced and encouraged in our midst. Our spirituality stresses a God of Love who casts out fear – a God who offers us abundant life. Our prayers twice a week at assembly reflect our reverence for Scripture. Our traditions of the Thanksgiving Service at Founders’ Day, the Cantata and the annual Carol Service are an important part of our calendar and identity. All College girls in grades R through 8 attend regular Religious Education classes with the chaplain. All staff are invited to attend a prayer service with the chaplain on a weekly basis. The Mums who Care group also meets weekly to pray for the needs of the school.