There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus
We hosted two Flourishing Families Parent Teas in Term 1. The theme of these Teas was “A Taste of Harmony”. We had a tea at the Wilson Campus and one at the Kenwick Campus to allow all our Primary School parents to participate in these events.
We enjoyed tasting foods from other countries whilst we discussed about what a Christ-like culture looks like in Rehoboth. Our focus verse was Galatians 3:28, which says:
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Culture is constantly being created in our school, intentionally or not. We want to be intentional about the Christ-like culture we carry in our school because it gives us purpose and direction. Culture is driven by our core values, like having a Christ-centred education, having a Christian worldview and having healthy parent partnerships.
When we want to build a Christ-centred culture, we need to look at Jesus. Jesus describes Himself as gentle and lowly, but we can also see so many other characteristics in Him. He had the ultimate servant heart, He was prayerful, steadfast and faithful. Jesus genuinely cared and showed empathy and acted on His strong convictions. He nurtured His disciples and encouraged them to have faith, brotherly love and unity.
We discussed what we thought a Christ-like culture would look like at Rehoboth, and this is a list of things that our parents at Wilson and Kenwick came up with:
- Loving others – Love those who are different. Love past colour, behaviour and culture.
- Serving others – Fill the needs of those around us.
- Deep compassion
- Dependence on God
- Stand out, look different
- Be busy with God’s work