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Faith Today Article: Act Five Helps Young Adults Bridge The Gap

By Julie Fitz-Gerald

A gap year program in Hamilton, Ont., that describes itself as "faithfully improvising life together" recently became an independent charity. Act Five had been operating under the wing of Redeemer University since 2019...

Living together in a historic downtown residence, Act Five students embark on an eight-month program that includes a nine-day canoe trip through the Temagami region of Northern Ontario, winter camping, a back-packing trip on the Appalachian Trail, a mission trip to either South Texas or El Salvador, and an eight-week field placement. Four courses are covered throughout the program, including an Indigenous learning course... CLICK TO CONTINUE READING ARTICLE IN FAITH TODAY MAGAZINE.

Act Five students live in community together, do coursework and mission trips, and are mentored in their faith journey. PHOTO: ACT FIVE


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