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For Christ...Heart, Soul, Mind, Strength

Spiritual Life

At CHC, we endeavor to:
  • Be highly intentional about spiritual formation in our students
  • Help students develop a Biblical worldview
  • Help students grow in wisdom, being able to engage every aspect of life through the lens of Christ and his Word
  • Help students understand and recognize God’s big story: Creation, Fall, Redemption, Restoration
  • Partner with parents to raise spiritual champions

Bible

Overview: Bible Curriculum

Goals
Building on the Rock is a six-year integrated worldview and Bible survey curriculum for grades K-5. Through these classes, students will learn the truths of the Bible stories and how to interpret and apply them within the framework of a clearly understood biblical worldview.

How We Reach Our Goals

Students spend 30 minutes a day in Bible Class with Biblical integration laced throughout all subjects.

Building on the Rock Focus Area

Kindergarten
Worldview Overview: Wisdom, Image-bearing, Fellowship, Stewardship, Servanthood
Bible Survey: Major Bible Stories

1st Grade
Worldview (6 months): Wisdom – Building the foundation of my life on God, my rock, by knowing, loving, and obeying him.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Good Plan – The Story of Creation, Fall, and God’s Plan for Redemption

2nd Grade
Worldview (6 months): Fellowship – Building a relationship of harmony with God when I believe Jesus is God’s son and my Savior.

Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Special People – The Calling and Forming of the Hebrew Nation

3rd Grade
Worldview (6 months): Image Bearing – Building a relationship of harmony with myself as I become more like Jesus.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Chosen Kings – The Kings of the United Hebrew Nation

4th Grade
Worldview (6 months): Servanthood – Building a relationship of harmony with others as I serve them in love.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Brave Messenger – The Prophets’ Messages to the Divided Hebrew Nation

5th Grade
Worldview (6 months): Stewardship – Building a relationship of harmony with God’s earth as I appreciate it and rule over it.
Bible Survey (3 months): God’s Greatest Gift – The Life and Ministry of Jesus

Chapel

Overview

Goals
  • To allow students to worship God corporately
  • To motivate kids to be faithful followers of Christ
  • To make room for the Holy Spirit to work in the hearts and minds of participants, being used as His vessels
  • To keep all of the activities E.P.I.C. (Experiential, Participatory, Interactive, and Connective)
  • To appeal to all temperaments
How We Reach Our Goals
All students participate in a 35-minute weekly worship experience tailored to their age group that includes:
  • Praise/Worship
  • Celebration/Testimony (God Winks!)
  • Confession (Quiet Time)
  • Apostles' Creed
  • The Lord's Prayer
  • Praying for Our People (POP)
  • Lesson/Life Application
  • Q/A (Question and Answer) Time
  • Blessing

Parents, feel free to join us!


Kindergarten – First Grade
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. (Rm 173)

Second and Third Grades
Thursdays, 12:15 - 12:50 p.m. (Rm 173)

Fourth and Fifth Grades
Thursdays, 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. (Rm 173)


Missions

Overview


Goals
  • Guide students to develop “Acts of Service” lifestyles (i.e. What needs to be done?)
  • Teach students the Biblical reasons why we serve
  • Cultivate a mission-minded community and school culture (100% participation)
  • Be the hands and feet of Jesus
How We Reach Our Goals
Grade Specific Mission Focus Population
  • Kindergarten: Victims of Emergencies (Sept)
  • 1st Grade: Orphans (Oct)
  • 3rd Grade: Military (Nov)
  • 2nd Grade: Elderly (Dec)
  • 4th Grade: Homeless (Jan)
  • 5th Grade: Inner City (Feb)
  • All School: Juarez, Mexico Easter Boxes (Mar)

Monthly Collection

  • Each grade has a designated month to collect items for their mission focus.
  • The entire school is invited to participate in the collection each month.

Mission Moments
Mission-related guests will share their experiences with students in the classroom each quarter.

Do Something Day
School-wide day of service projects in April

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