STARFISH Values

Our expectations and actions are based on our mission statement and stem from the STARFISH values below.

Sportsmanship

Tolerance

Appreciation

Respect

Friendship

Inspiration

Sensitivity

Honesty & Helpfulness

 

Each of these values is reinforced through the teachings in the Bible as follows:

Sportsmanship

Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. Philippians 2: 3-4

Tolerance

Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy. Hebrews 12:14

Appreciation

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Thessalonians 5:18

Respect

Do to others as you would have them do to you.  Luke 6:31

Friendship

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. Thessalonians 5:11

Inspiration

We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us, let us use them. Romans 12:6

Sensitivity

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry. James 1:19

Honesty

A good person is guided by his honesty; the evil person is destroyed by his dishonesty. Proverbs 11:3

Helpfulness

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. Matthew 25:35

Children are taught and encouraged to demonstrate these values and are rewarded with Bronze, Silver, Gold & Platinum Awards for doing so.