Religious Affairs Committee
|Chairperson||Mr. Wong Kin Ki|
|Vice Chairperson||Ms. Tsang Kit Lan|
|Members||Mr. Chan Chi Hin|
|Mr. Leung Chi Yuen|
|Mrs. Kan Lam Wai Yi|
|Mrs. Au Cheung Suk Yee|
|Miss Ng Miu Yee (Ad hoc member)|
|Mrs. Chan Wong King Shan (Ex-officio)|
|Mr. Patrick Lam (School Chaplain)|
Missions & Objectives:
- To help students seek the truth, purpose and goal in their lives in a liberal atmosphere.
- To spread the gospel and lead students to Christ.
- To teach students the moral standard and proper values of Christianity so that students can have good Christian conduct and self-discipline.
- To nurture Christian students’ spiritual lives so that they can grow in faith, hope and love.
1. Bible Study Session in Class Teacher Period
Students can choose either moral education session or Bible study session, which are both conducted by class teachers during Class Teacher Period once a cycle. In the Bible study session, students can know more about the teaching of the Bible and apply Biblical truth to their daily lives.
2. Morning Devotion
Students and teachers start their new days with reading the Bible and praying to God quietly and independently. Different guide books for reading the Bible are provided.
Time: 7:30 – 7:50 a.m.
Venue: Room 101
Teacher in charge: Mrs. Kan Lam Wai Yi
3. Christian Fellowship
There are Christian fellowship gatherings every Thursday. Students are welcome to join.
Junior Christian Fellowship
For S1 and S2 students
Time: 3:45 – 4:45 (Winter Time) 3:15 – 4:15 (Summer Time)
Aim: To let students know more about Christianity and the gospel, and nurture Christians to have spiritual growth
Activities: Hymn singing, video appreciation, message sharing, group discussion, bible study, games, sharing and praying
Advisors: Miss Tsang Kit Lan, Miss Lai Hau Yan, Miss Poon Yuen Mei, Miss Leung Yuen Man, Mr. Yu Siu Kai, Mr. Lau Hiu Long, Mr Chang Ho Yan Erwin, Mr. Chan Pak Lai, Raphael, Miss Lam Po Tin, Miss Amanda Ng (Church of Mount Carmel), Miss Maggie Tsui (Church of Mount Carmel), Mr. Martin Chau, Mr. Enoch Su (Tsung Tsin Mission of Hong Kong Whampoa Church)
Senior Christian Fellowship
For S3 to S6 students
Time: 3:45 – 5:15 (Winter Time) 3:15 – 4:45 (Summer Time)
Venue: Hall 2
Aim: Challenge students to grow spiritually and serve the Lord.
Activities: Hymn singing, video appreciation, message sharing, group discussion, bible study, games, sharing and praying. There are monthly lunch gatherings in which we have lunch together in the Hall and listen to a short message after game time and worship. Lunch gatherings held monthly opens the chance for more senior form Christian students to build connectedness with each other.
Committee: We have fellowship committee formed by students. They are responsible for the planning of activities throughout the year. Through serving, they will be trained to be future leaders. The committee members are as follows:
Advisors: Miss Wu Ka Wai, Mr. Wong Kin Ki, Mr. Hui Chun Kit, Miss Sun Lai Mei, Miss Luk Ka Yi, Mr. Christopher Kwong, Mr. Lok Tak Wah (Church of Mount Carmel), Mr. Mak Chi Wing (Church of Mount Carmel)
For after school gatherings, the two fellowships will have worship session together before going to their own venues for different activities.
4. Small Group Ministry
Small Group Ministry for Christian students have been set up. Teachers and co-workers from the church are responsible for leading the students during lunch time such that they can continue to grow in Christ.
Special events and activities
1. Staff Retreat
The Staff Retreat Camp is held every year before the academic year. All staff were encouraged and enlightened through hymn singing, sermons, bible study, free sharing, meditation and praying.
2. Carmel Christian Conference
Every year, we have Carmel Christian Conference in September. We aim to call all Carmel Christians together and encourage each other to be witnesses of Jesus in the campus. The Carmel Prayer Campaign is introduced regularly so that Christian students and teachers are encouraged to pray regularly for the school regarding spiritual matters.
3. Gospel Week
The Gospel Week is conducted in the first term. Through the sharing of messages in morning assemblies, short assemblies and long assemblies, students had the chance to know more about the greatness and salvation of Jesus.
Small group Ministry for Christian students have been set up. Teachers and co-workers from the church are responsible for leading the students during lunch time such that they can continue to grow in Christ.
4. Christmas Service
Christian Service is conducted in the last school day before Christmas Holiday. Through hymn singing by the choir and congregation, and sharing, students were led to know the true meaning of Christmas.
5. S1 Growth Camp
All S1 students have to join the Growth Camp after the first term examination. Through message sharing, team building activities, bible study, personal sharing with teachers, night show, students came to know more about themselves and Christ.
6. S2 – 3 Edifying Camp
S2 and S3 Christian students can join the Edifying Camp after the first term examination. Through message sharing, bible study, personal sharing with teachers, Christian students were encouraged to lead a life of dedication for God.
7. School Prayer Day
Carmel is a school which is built and sustained by unceasing prayers. We set aside a day in January, the beginning of each year to pray for the school regarding gospel work, teaching and learning, extra-curricular activities, our students and teachers as well as other issues.
8. Easter Assembly
Easter Assembly is held in the last day before Easter Holiday. Teachers and students will have the chance to reflect on Jesus’ death and resurrection and make resolutions to lead a meaningful life for Him.
9. Week of Religion
Week of Religion is held in the second term. Through the sharing of messages in morning assemblies, short assemblies and long assemblies, students are encouraged to know more about God in different aspects. We aim to relate our faith to the school’s major concern so that students can practice what they believe in daily lives.
The Gospel Café was introduced again during the Week of Religion so that teachers and students had a chance to share on religious issues after having lunch together.
10. Short Mission Trip to Cambodia
It is meaningful to serve the Lord through voluntary work and visiting churches in Cambodia after the final examination. S3 to S6 students are welcome to join this Mission Trip to share the love of God to people miles away from us.