Spiritual and Moral Development

“在上帝的帮助下, we strive for justice and peace for all people and respect the dignity of every human being."
-《公祷书

圣安德鲁的 School was founded by the Episcopal School Foundation in 1961. It is the largest 独立的, 男女合校, Pre-Kindergarten-12, Episcopal boarding and day school in 美国. Schools in the Episcopal tradition are communities where spiritual and moral development are integrated with a challenging academic experience.

Episcopal schools have historically been among the strongest academic institutions in the country.

圣安德鲁的 School is committed to its 主教的身份 and mission of nurturing our students in mind, body, 和精神. So what does it mean to be an Episcopal School?

We educate toward a larger 目的 of spiritual and moral development—toward understanding and compassion, 股本和包容, respect and social justice, and toward service and meaning beyond ourselves as individuals.

It also means that at 圣安德鲁的, we draw a wide circle when it comes to welcoming students, 教师, and staff from many religious backgrounds, 信仰, 文化, 和实践.

Our weekly chapel services are a time for reflection and renewal. The services are held in the Episcopal tradition and draw from the rich heritage of Anglican spirituality and a wide range of spiritual traditions.
在教室, the Episcopal tradition values reason as a building block to wisdom and understanding. 在校园, we offer opportunities for developing character, 学习神学, and holding discussion groups based on spirituality and world religions.

As part of our community life, 澳门皇冠贵宾会APP因多样性而繁荣, honoring the value and dignity of our students' diverse spiritual needs. We foster an atmosphere of openness to the religious dimension of life so that expressions of faith are accepted and affirmed, and students and teachers alike feel comfortable expressing their 信仰 in unobtrusive ways. 每一年, our community gathers to celebrate Spiritual Journey Days, offering meaningful speakers, 活动, and presentations that tie together the school’s Episcopal ethos with a celebration of several faith traditions.

FAQ’s - Experiencing 圣安德鲁的 in Mind, Body, and Spirit - What Families Want to Know

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. How will the fact that 圣安德鲁的 is an Episcopal school impact my child’s everyday life as a student?

    A. As an 独立的 school in the Episcopal tradition, 圣安德鲁的 was founded in 1961 and affiliated with the Episcopal church expressly to “fit and prepare students morally, 精神上, 精神上, and physically for higher education in high schools, 大学, 和大学…….” In pursuit of this mission, 圣安德鲁的 School has evolved into a community of learners where academic excellence is achieved in a warm and caring environment, where we value honor above all, and where the spiritual dimension of life is expressed in a rich variety of ways that continuously challenge all members to seek and find the best of the human spirit in themselves and others. 
  • Q. What is the foundation of an Episcopal school?

    A. The word ‘Episcopal’ calls to mind a denomination of the Christian community. However, Episcopal schools are beyond a single denomination. Schools in the Episcopal tradition embrace religious pluralism and encourage dialogue with other faith traditions. As an 独立的 school in the Episcopal tradition, 圣安德鲁的 is not a parish or parochial school, yet is an embodiment of the kind of education traditionally and historically fostered by the Episcopal Church based on three pillars: excellent academics, including character education; personal 和精神ual development; and involvement in the world. 
  • Q. 教堂里发生了什么? 考勤需要?

    A. Chapel is a community gathering organized by division, Lower, Middle, and Upper. Chapels are held once a week and attendance is required of all students and 教师. Chaplains plan the Chapel programs with inclusivity, 创造力, and 适龄ness in mind to add to the richness of the students’ educational experience at 圣安德鲁的. Worship is central to Chapel and is celebrated with sensitivity and appreciation of the religious diversity present on campus. Chapel begins with a procession and continues with hymns, prayer, and Biblical readings. The use of prayer - both Christian and non-Christian - language, The Book of Common Prayer, and special holiday services in other faith traditions are important expressions of 圣安德鲁的 Episcopal identity experienced through our Chapel programs. Chapel is the one place where the entire community can join together in times of joy, 疼痛, 悲伤, and celebrations and share the poignancy of the human experience. It is no surprise that over the years Chapel is remembered fondly by many alumni as a highlight of their 圣安德鲁的 experience. If you would like to discuss any of these topics further, or if you have a question that is not addressed here, please feel free to contact the 入学 Office at 561.210.2020.
     
  • Q. We’re looking at other private schools in the area. What are the unique qualities 圣安德鲁的 offers as an Episcopal school?

    A. Episcopal schools are known for educational excellence. As embodiments of the Christian faith, they serve God in Christ in all persons, 不论起源, background, 能力, or religion and “strive for justice and peace among all people and [to] respect the dignity of every human being.” This intentional pluralism is also a distinguishing hallmark of Episcopal schools. Based on the daily pursuit of our mission, 圣安德鲁的 provides an excellent academic and educational experience centered on the development of the whole child in mind, body, 和精神. In the tradition of Episcopal schools, 圣安德鲁的 exists not merely to educate, but also to honor and celebrate the unique worth of all human beings as creations of a loving God. We express this ideal through worship that is creative and inclusive; community life that is warm, nurturing and inviting; involvement in the world that cultivates the ideal of a just society; religious formation and study of moral and ethical decision-making that are meaningful, 适龄, and - in the Judeo-Christian tradition - foster dialogue with other faith traditions. 圣安德鲁的 School’s mission and vision are built on spiritual principles that guide and challenge all who attend to build lives of genuine meaning, 目的, and service in the world they will inherit.
  • Q. Our faith tradition is non-Christian. Will the school pressure my child to become a Christian?

    A. No. 圣安德鲁的, as well as many Episcopal schools, has students and 教师 from a broad variety of religious, cultural and economic backgrounds. In fact, the intentional pluralism of most Episcopal schools is a hallmark of their mission. This pluralism is true of 圣安德鲁的 as well. Nationally, 74% of students attending Episcopal schools are other than Episcopalian. 许多非基督徒. It is also a distinguishing characteristic of 圣安德鲁的 that we seek to integrate religious 和精神ual formation into the overall curriculum and life of the school community. 圣安德鲁大学很清楚, 然而,优雅, about how we articulate and express our basic identity, especially in religious curricula and traditions. 圣安德鲁的 invites all who attend and work here - Episcopalians and non-Episcopalians, Christians and non-Christians, people of no faith tradition - both to explore their own beliefs and religions and to honor those traditions more fully and faithfully in their own lives. 

学校牧师

2名成员名单.

  • 大卫·泰勒照片

    大卫 泰勒 

    Interim Head Chaplain / Social Studies Instructor
    561.210.2089
  • 法耶 萨默斯的照片

    法耶 萨默斯 

    较低的学校 Chaplain / Virtues Instructor
    561.210.2205

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一个非营利性的, 独立的, 男女合校 school for grades Pre-K - 12, 圣安德鲁's School is a private day and boarding school located in Boca Raton, educating the best students from across Palm Beach County, 佛罗里达, 美国, and throughout the world in the Episcopal tradition.
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