Keepers of the Covenant Through internal dialog on a personal and community levelthe Keepers seek to promote awareness and conversation in regards to the covenant and its three tenants. In an effort to achieve this goal, the Keepers are producing a series of videos on the Maryville College Covenant. This is the first video in that series.
Statement of Purpose Maryville College is a liberal arts, church-related college. It strives to be an instrument of liberation and growth for adults of all ages.
Through its curriculum the College affirms the continuing values of a broad range of study in the humanities, the sciences, and the arts. Avoiding narrow specialization, the College aims to enhance career opportunities and develop a true sense of vocation.
To prepare students for a world of uncertainty and accelerating change, the College seeks to stimulate purposeful inquiry, to encourage analytical thinking and effective expression, to foster discriminating aesthetic taste and sound judgment, to provide opportunity for developing personal values, and to nurture the deep concern for persons that leads to constructive action.
In an atmosphere of freedom and sensitivity, Maryville College bears witness to God's revelation in Jesus Christ who challenges all human beings to search for truth, to work for justice, to develop wisdom, and to become loving persons. Continuing in this vital faith, the College believes that it must listen attentively and humbly to all human voices so that it may hear the call of God no matter how God may speak.
Maryville College is, in essence, a community for learning. This community includes persons with a variety of interests, backgrounds, beliefs, and nationalities. The faculty, as a group of scholars committed to the preservation and advancement of knowledge, emphasizes effective teaching and encourages supportive relationships with students.
The students are challenged to grow in academic competence, personal and social maturity, and spiritual discernment and commitment.
In such an atmosphere of openness and caring, lasting friendships are formed. Through caring for others on campus and beyond, sharing genuine concern for the world, and working to fulfill the College's purpose, directors, administration, staff, faculty, and students strive to build and strengthen the human community.
Statement of Purpose adopted April Covenant As members of this fellowship, our only calling is to be the people of God at this time and in this place. We are here by choice for the specific purpose of worshipping God and ministering in . Our Mission.
The mission of Covenant College is to explore and express the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. We educate Christians to engage culture and cultures, to examine and unfold creation, and to pursue biblical justice and mercy in community.
Covenant College is a Christ-centered institution of higher education, emphasizing liberal arts, operated by a Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), and exists to provide post-secondary educational services to the denomination and the wider public.
Orientation is the time when we introduce and welcome you to Covenant College. This is one of the weeks we look forward to most each year.
It's the time when you will make your first friends at Covenant and begin to settle into your new home for the next four years. Sep 01, · How to Write a Statement of Purpose.
In this Article: Creating an Outline Drafting Your Statement Reviewing Your Statement Sample Statement Community Q&A If you're applying to grad school, you'll probably have to write a statement of purpose.
Usually two or three pages in length, your statement of purpose can make or break your application%(). Wheaton College conforms to the Community Covenant and the Statement of Faith of Wheaton College which provide a framework for our life together as an academic and .