Chapel experiences are one of the aspects that define the day for a Lipscomb student. The goal with chapel is to provide experiences that are both relative and age appropriate to students at all grade levels. The Elementary School holds chapel once a week for the school as a whole. On the other days of the week, the teachers of each grade level plan a devotional time for their own students. These devotionals include a variety of worship experiences from different speakers to activities to singing worship songs with movements that illustrate the meanings of the songs. Biblical lessons that the students are learning for that week are the focus of chapel and, as such, are truly a time of spiritual formation for these students.
The Middle and High Schools use a variety of chapel formats in an effort to keep the chapel experience fresh and meaningful. While each school comes together several times a week for chapel planned by a teacher, they also have times of devotional services centered on singing and scripture reading. Both schools also enjoy several “break out” chapel sessions. The Middle School is involved in such small groups as Mentor Monday where the goal is to teach older students to be role models for younger ones and Homeroom Chapel which is a guided small group study led by a faculty member. The Middle School also has been involved for several years now in the study of Character Counts during the Wednesday chapel time. The High School also is involved in several breakout sessions as well as chapel meetings. Their smaller sessions included a weekly small group Bible study, bi-monthly boy/girl chapel, senior student-led chapel, and a Service/Activity chapel planned by the Student Government. Our chapel experiences are very important to our faculty and staff as a whole and could not exist without the dedicated help of these people.