Spiritual Development

Spiritual Development

Though commonly identified with a worship environment, the word liturgy comes from the Greek word leitourgia meaning “public service.” Liturgies are those daily rituals and common practices that characterize our lives. At The Geneva School we believe that daily liturgies, common practices of virtue, contribute to the formation of students. Think of this well-known concept: thoughts lead to words; words create actions; actions form habits; and habits shape character all of which contribute to an individual’s destiny.

With this in mind, The Geneva School seeks to weave into daily academic life a vital recognition of God’s presence and the need for us all to pursue him in our quest for knowledge and wisdom. Students see this in several ways in both the grammar and upper school.

  • Each day at Geneva begins with a corporate gathering or convocation of students and faculty. These gatherings at both the lower and upper school campuses, consist of hymn singing, brief readings from the Scriptures, and prayer.
  • Each campus gathers periodically throughout the year for special chapel services, usually on a Wednesday. Each campus community gathers for a service consisting of hymns, Scripture, a homily, and prayer.
  • Each teacher implements prayer to begin their classes, a prayer of thanks is offered before dismissing for lunch, and the final class each day concludes with a prayer of blessing before students depart at day’s end.
  • In addition to these liturgies, we augment the Wednesday chapel gatherings at the upper school with smaller Wednesday mentor group gatherings once or twice each month throughout the year, helping to cultivate relationships across the school population. In these multi-grade but single-sex groups of ten-twelve students, faculty and staff lead student discussions on the classical and cardinal virtues (prudence, justice, temperance, courage, and faith, hope, and love) and their application to our educational community.

These basic rhythms of life are the most visible threads in the warp and woof of faith that form the fabric of our academic life at Geneva. The goal is well stated by Solomon who said, “Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart” (Proverbs 3:3).

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September 25, 2021
  • Varsity CC Hagerty Invitational

    Date: September 25, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    Time: 7:15 am- 8:45 am
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  • Cross Country Varsity Meet Hagerty HS Inite

    Date: September 25, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    Time: 8:00 am- 11:00 am
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  • 12th Gr - Fall Senior Dinner

    Date: September 25, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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September 27, 2021
  • Dialectic A

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Moms in Prayer

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 8:15 am- 9:15 am
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  • LSC Chapel

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 8:25 am- 8:42 am
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  • LS Talent Show Auditions

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
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  • Youth Golf

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Golf Home Match vs. ICS

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • 5/6th Volleyball Blue Team vs. Geneva Grey

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 6:10 pm- 6:50 pm
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September 28, 2021
  • Dialectic B

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 7:00 am- 7:45 am
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  • 3rd Gr - Character Day (Farris and Foster's Chocolate Factory)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 8:15 am- 3:00 pm
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  • 6th Gr - Mom's Coffee

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • Ladies Choir (8th–12th)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:00 pm- 3:45 pm
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  • Art & Creativity Class (K4–1st)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Youth Soccer 2-3rd grade

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra (3rd–5th)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • US Talent Show Auditions

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm
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  • MS Cross Country Meet

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Golf Home Match vs. Foundation

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • MS Soccer Home Match vs. Legacy

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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September 29, 2021
  • Dialectic C

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Flex -SALT Chapel

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • LSC - Assembly

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 8:25 am- 8:42 am
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  • USC SALT Chapel

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 10:30 am- 11:05 am
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  • Youth Soccer Practice K4-1st Grade

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Brioso Choir (3rd–6th)

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Stitch Lab (3rd–6th)

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • Typing Class (4th–8th)

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • JV Volleyball Home match vs Lake Howell High School

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
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  • Varsity Volleyball Home match vs Lake Howell HS

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm
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September 25, 2021
  • Varsity CC Hagerty Invitational

    Date: September 25, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    Time: 7:15 am- 8:45 am
    See more details

  • Cross Country Varsity Meet Hagerty HS Inite

    Date: September 25, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    Time: 8:00 am- 11:00 am
    See more details

  • 12th Gr - Fall Senior Dinner

    Date: September 25, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm
    See more details

September 27, 2021
  • Dialectic A

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Moms in Prayer

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 8:15 am- 9:15 am
    See more details

  • LSC Chapel

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 8:25 am- 8:42 am
    See more details

  • LS Talent Show Auditions

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
    See more details

  • Youth Golf

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Varsity Boys Golf Home Match vs. ICS

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm
    See more details

  • 5/6th Volleyball Blue Team vs. Geneva Grey

    Date: September 27, 2021 - September 27, 2021
    Time: 6:10 pm- 6:50 pm
    See more details

September 28, 2021
  • Dialectic B

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 7:00 am- 7:45 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Character Day (Farris and Foster's Chocolate Factory)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 8:15 am- 3:00 pm
    See more details

  • 6th Gr - Mom's Coffee

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
    See more details

  • Ladies Choir (8th–12th)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:00 pm- 3:45 pm
    See more details

  • Art & Creativity Class (K4–1st)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Youth Soccer 2-3rd grade

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Philharmonia Orchestra (3rd–5th)

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • US Talent Show Auditions

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm
    See more details

  • MS Cross Country Meet

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
    See more details

  • Varsity Boys Golf Home Match vs. Foundation

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm
    See more details

  • MS Soccer Home Match vs. Legacy

    Date: September 28, 2021 - September 28, 2021
    Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
    See more details

September 29, 2021
  • Dialectic C

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Flex -SALT Chapel

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • LSC - Assembly

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 8:25 am- 8:42 am
    See more details

  • USC SALT Chapel

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 10:30 am- 11:05 am
    See more details

  • Youth Soccer Practice K4-1st Grade

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Brioso Choir (3rd–6th)

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Stitch Lab (3rd–6th)

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Typing Class (4th–8th)

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • JV Volleyball Home match vs Lake Howell High School

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
    See more details

  • Varsity Volleyball Home match vs Lake Howell HS

    Date: September 29, 2021 - September 29, 2021
    Time: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm
    See more details

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