Act Five is rooted in a vision that longs for the restoration of all of creation in Christ, seeking to participate, as communities of hope, in God’s Kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. Particularly, Act Five is a response to the growing number of young adults who are looking for time, spaces, and communities to take on new experiences geared toward preparation for a life of faith in this world, including preparation for future studies or vocational pursuits.
Act Five is largely influenced by a Reformed worldview, while seeking to be intentionally ecumenical in how it equips a range of students from various Christian backgrounds to follow Jesus in every area of their lives. See Act Five’s Statement of Faith.
Our mission & vision extend out of this:
To facilitate Christian discipleship of young people through community, learning and practices designed to
We see young adults living wholeheartedly as disciples of Jesus, walking faithfully in the contexts of school, church, neighbourhood, and work.
Within our Gap Year program, students will…
We are living in a world filled with noise & distraction, moving at a pace impossible to maintain. We must learn to slow down, to be present where we are, to meet God at the speed of a walk through our neighbourhood or conversation on a park bench
Jon BerendsExecutive Director