CHAPEL AT FAITH LUTHERAN

Chapel is an important part of Faith Lutheran’s culture. Once a week, we gather together to worship God and learn about His plan of salvation. We delve into Biblical truths and present them to the student body through worship, skits, scripture, dramatic readings, and a message, usually given by a faculty member.

Chapel is led by the Applied Christianity classes. These classes are collaborative and project-based in nature, where the students study passages from the Bible and develop creative, scripturally-centered presentations for their peers. Students are selected for the class via an application process, and all are passionate about sharing the love of Christ with the school.

Every year, our chapels focus on a single theme and a single theme verse. This year, our theme verse is John 8:12, “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’” Light is an important and significant image in the Bible. In the Old Testament it is often used to refer to the coming Savior, and in the New Testament it is often used to refer directly to Jesus. In this one statement, “I AM the light of the world,” Jesus is identifying himself as the God of the Israelites (Yahweh, I AM) and the promised Savior (the LIGHT). Most importantly he declares himself the Savior of the entire world; the Savior of us all. This year we examine several instances of “light” in both the Old and New Testament, and show how, through it all, we have redemption of our sins through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.