House System

House of Chalmers

 

“Regardless of how large, your vision is too small.”  -Thomas Chalmers

Thomas Chalmers was a versatile man, brilliant student, lauded mathematician who brought vital change to impoverished Scotland in the 1800’s. He journeyed the path from self-sufficiency to Christ-sufficiency. This visionary man understood the importance of Christ-like virtue and sought to edify the Church in his native Scotland.


Motto:
 PROCEDITE REGNUM (Advance the Kingdom)chalmers revised shield

Verse: “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33

Traits: Versatile. Virtuous. Vital. Visionary.

Meaning behind the House Shield:

Horizon – represents the need to have a Kingdom vision.

Trinity symbol – represent the versatility that Chalmers’ life displayed due to the holistic work of the gospel in his life.

Scottish St. Andrew’s Cross – honors his native land of Scotland.

Greenthe color of life – represents versatility that Chalmers displayed as a lauded mathematician and an eloquent pastor.

Yellow, the color of joy –  represents the bright vision of those who follow Christ.

White, the color of purity – signifies that Chalmers sought to be virtuous in all areas of life.