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Chaplaincy Program

​School Chaplain, Mr Darren Lawrence

At Gin Gin State High School, we have a fulltime Chaplain, Darren Lawrence. Our Chaplain is an integral part of the school and works as a part of the Student Services team.

Darren has over 20 years’ experience in working with young people in both the private and public sector and started in his role as Chaplain with our school in 2003. 

Script Union (SU) Queensland Chaplains:

  • Provides support in cases of bereavement, difficult family relationships, or other crisis and loss situations
  • Provide emotional and social support for students
  • Provide support and guidance in matters of religion, values and ethics
  • Support students exploring their spirituality, regardless of the student's faith or beliefs
  • Participate in school activities such as camps, sports, induction programs, leadership programs, and school ceremonies.
  • Participate in and or facilitate holiday camps and activity programs

Chaplains work alongside other school staff and volunteers from the local community to:

  • Build community development with local businesses and organisations and the school
  • Foster a supportive and caring school community


Some of the programs that the Chaplain facilitates at Gin Gin State High School are:

  • Mentoring both one on one and group mentoring
  • Joining in extra-curricular activities within the school
  • No Limits and Unlimited, potential enhancement programs
  • Holiday camps


Students can self-refer to our Chaplain or parents/caregivers can contact the school on (07) 4133 4111 and ask for the Chaplain to speak to their son/daughter.