"For someone's sake, let me begin first."
An impulse came upon me so strongly that I bowed in prayer. I
felt myself alone in the presence on my Creator, and I said
simply "Lord thou knowest me altogether, and seest the line of
my life from its beginnings to the end. If I have heard thy voice,
and if thou canst use me, here I am, send me."
Miss Cartmell said, "The Heavenly Father does see
and care!" She firmly believed that people's true nature is found
when serving God as well as people.
Subsequent missionaries dispatched to the school also had a
remarkable influence on students and teaching staff, through
their demonstrations of Christian faith and love. Their devotion
led to the formation of our school motto, "Reverence and
Service," which was established in 1928. Ever since, Toyo Eiwa
has striven to live by its motto.
Toyo Eiwa's Christian Education
Since its foundation by the Methodist Church of Canada,
Toyo Eiwa has developed into a comprehensive institution
providing women's education from kindergarten through to
university level. Toyo Eiwa strives to build character through
Christianity, valuing people as individuals. Chapel services,
studies of Christianity, school events and voluntary activities
promote self-understanding and self-fulfillment. Toyo Eiwa
encourages the spirit of reverence toward God and service to