Growing out of Redeemer’s mission to offer a university education that is biblically directed and explores the relation of faith, learning, and living, Act Five is a response to the growing number of young adults who are looking for an extra year with new experiences to help them develop and bridge the gap from high school to post-secondary education or other 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. 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 grow up spending a lot of time learning the right ideas. But there is so much in us that has to catch up. If we don’t give time to that now, when will we? Why are we in such a rush?
Jon BerendsGap Year Director