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Active Faith

Education in the Christian liberal arts tradition is interested not only in academic competence but also in spiritual formation. The Chapel Office at Gordon College provides various programs to support students in their spiritual growth and encourage full-life discipleship to Jesus. This includes corporate worship services, spiritual-life groups, mentoring relationships, pastoral counseling and service-learning and mission trips.

Professed Christian Faith

Gordon College strives to deliberately cultivate an explicitly Christian community of scholars:

All members of our community—students, faculty, staff and administrators—are required to read a Statement of Faith, and abide by a Life and Conduct Statement. These documents guide and inspire the development of our faithful community within a complex world.

As a part of the application process, students are required to provide a faith testimony and have a faith reference for enrollment.

Commitment to Global Service and Missions

  • 60% of first-year students serve in the City of Lynn weekly for an entire semester
  • 2,000 service hours provided by a vast array of volunteer outreach teams
    2,600 gallons of soup served by the Gordon Students building friendships with homeless on Boston Commons.
  • Over 160 students participate annually in service-learning trips
  • Global missions to places around the globe (e.g. Haiti, Northern Ireland, Detroit, Swaziland, and many more)

Learn more about on-campus, local, and global opportunities >>

Ministries and Service Opportunities


ON CAMPUS

  • Spiritual formation
  • GCSA Student Clubs
  • Advocacy and Awareness


LOCAL IMPACT

  • Outreach teams
  • Gordon in Lynn
  • College Bound


GLOBAL

  • Haiti
  • World Focus – Guatemala
  • Mexico Outreach
  • Northern Ireland
  • Detroit
  • Dominican Republic
  • Mississippi
  • Nicaragua
  • Reading, PA
  • San Diego
  • ECHO Farm
  • Romania
  • India
  • China

Learn more on the Chapel website >>