The Blog for Act Five by Redeemer

Jon Berends

Act Five: Growing up

In light of Redeemer's recent announcement about the future of Act Five, we want to offer context and hopes for Act Five as a program, community and organization moving forward.

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Faithful Presence: The Act Five Story

What is it you plan on doing with your one wild and precious life? Let us offer a glimpse of how God seems to be leading our collective life with Act Five.

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A window into Act Five, Year 3

Perhaps I will say this every year of Act Five, but this is a unique year for us . 11 students - 9 women and 2 men - making a leap to take a gap year and live in a big community home after 1.5 years of losing their whole sense of normal....

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Act Five 2020-2021 End-of-year Video!

Join us in some highlights and memories of Act Five Year Two

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Year 2 is Finished! Notes of wondering & celebration

May God continue to prepare the way for these 16 young adults, and may they be gifts for others who have not experienced anything close to the fullness of life found at 75 Blake St this past year.

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A new day dawning: A reflection from Caleb

May I Lord - may I address each sunrise and each sunset of this coming chapter with praises to Your name, of Your love, of Your patience, of Your heart, and of Your goodness.

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Waiting on the Lord: Light comes in the darkness

The unpredictability and restrictions of the past year have been a gift for Act Five because they have allowed us to hold fast to who we are called to be: waiting on the Lord in the face of circumstances we could not predict nor control.

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Hope in a weary world : A Word from the Director

"In a season unlike anything we have experienced before, my hope is that Act Five represents a community seeking to live faithfully in this moment."

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Beginning Year Two: Faithfully Improvising

"With gratitude to be able to run our programĀ  - and with some creative uses of space, travel adjustments, face masks and plenty of hand sanitizer - we head toward September humbly and confidently."

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A Moving Story, by Sarah Bosch

As a guest post, read some profound reflections from Sarah Bosch as she witnessed what God did in the life of her daughter through Act Five.

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