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Christian Service Requirements

It is the commitment of The Frankfort Christian Academy to provide opportunities for all students to experience the benefits and joy of service to others in the name of Jesus Christ. To that end, the Christian Service program is a component of the Bible curriculum.

A. Christian Service Required

All high school students shall complete at least twenty-five (25) hours of service each school year which include a minimum of twelve (12) hours first semester and thirteen [13] hours second semester.  All middle school students shall complete at least twenty (20) hours of service each school year which include a minimum of ten [10] hours each semester.

 

1.  All service must be volunteer (non-paid) hours.

2.  Up to three (3) hours of service may be earned each semester working for family members.

3.  Up to seven (7) hours of service may be earned from the preceding summer for the fall semester requirement; up to seven (7) hours of service during Christmas break may be earned for the spring semester requirement.

4.  Students may earn Christian service hours by participating in organized mission work including domestic and/or international missions.  Students may earn up to twelve (12) hours of Christian service for a single mission trip approved by the Bible teacher.

5.  Up to seven (7) hours of mission trip credit may be earned for the fall semester requirement and the balance be used for the spring semester.

B. Grade

All authorized Christian service completed shall count toward the student's semester grade for Bible instruction.

C.  Supervision and Assistance

All middle and high school students shall present to his/her Bible teacher a plan for performing Christian service and the Bible teacher is responsible for approving, monitoring, and validating that the Christian service was completed.

D. Types of Christian Service

Middle and high school students may participate in Christian service such as:

1.  Assisting an elderly or needy person with house or yard work.

2.  Tutoring elementary students, serving in the before/after school care at TFCA, assisting a community ministry.

3.  Childcare for a family in need.

4.  Picking up refuse/trash on the grounds of TFCA or a local park.

5.  Working in your church in nearly any capacity; assisting with the set-up/take down equipment, stage, etc. for special events at TFCA.

6.  Nearly any voluntary activity for TFCA that is done outside of normal school hours.

7.  Serve as an office aide in the school office.

8.  The Middle School and High School Student Government may also provide organized opportunities for Christian service.  

These are examples from which students may choose.  Other Christian service may qualify.  All Christian service must be approved by the student's Bible teacher.

                              

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