Our main public meetings are run by the Year 12 Crusader Captains and our youth-workers. There is a Middle School meeting for Years 7 to 9 every Thursday lunchtime. The Senior School meeting is for Years 10 to 12 and they meet every Friday lunchtime.
These groups are a chance to meet and make friends with students from other year groups.They can be compared to a youth group meeting squeezed into 40 minutes. Food is always provided, we have games, interviews with students, and a talk from the Bible. Occasionally we invite a guest speaker or a live band.
Small Groups @ Crusaders
Small Groups are especially designed for students to meet with others in their own grade. The Youth workers look after a Small Group for every grade from Year 7 to 12.
In Small Groups students are given the time to hang out, to chat about life in and out of school, to read the Bible and to pray for each other.
The atmosphere is relaxed but there are also regular opportunities to discuss different topics in depth. Some students have found Small Groups an ideal setting to explore the Christian faith for the first time.
In the past Small Groups have covered topics such as Living as a Christian 24/7, Relationships and Romans 1 - 4, each with overall aim of relating Christian faith to life at school.
Special Events @ Crusaders
Crusaders is involved in various special events throughout the year. In the past these have included See You at the Pole, Exoday and Combined Crusader outings at other schools such as Abbotsleigh and St. Andrews.
Our biggest event is the annual Senior School Weekend Away (SSWA) which happens in the first week of Term I. This is held at the Crusaders campsite in Galston and runs from Friday night until Sunday afternoon. The SSWA is open to all Senior students and is an excellent way to begin the school year.
We encourage our students to be involved in as many of these special events as possible. They are also a fantastic opportunity to connect with like minded students from other schools across Sydney.