The Blog for Act Five by Redeemer

Nina Drenth

Exploring Urban and Rural Places at Act Five: Students’ Perspectives

A significant piece of Act Five is the contrast between urban and rural environments. It’s been highlighted by living on Blake street, right in downtown Hamilton, while also heading on visits to rural places that practice Creation Care.

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Reflections on Ordinary Time at Blake Street

Two students share reflections on this "ordinary" part of the Act Five program: living in community, doing our chores and our homework, and settling into life in the city of Hamilton.

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Lessons from Temagami

Our students got back from their canoe adventure in Temagami, Ontario almost 2 weeks ago now, and it was just last Thursday that we drove back down from Coldwater's base camp to our home in Hamilton. Two of our students reflect on their experience.

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Act Five Year Two is Underway!

This has been an encouraging start to year two of Act Five. We are aware of the immense privilege it is to be together forming a community and running a program, and we are eager to witness the way God will guide us in our journey.

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Second Term Recap

Watch a highlight video from the second term of Act Five 2019-20.

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Taking Time for the Gaps

Nina reflects on the wisdom of taking time to pause in the midst of significant life transitions - from moving homes to finishing high school and beyond.

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Celebrating Act Five 2019-20

It has been a true joy to hear our students reflect on and put into words the stories of their journeys through the year. We wanted to share some of these stories here and invite you to celebrate with us the way God has been so, so faithful to us!

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Stoney Lake and the Start of Term Two

"This time at the frozen lake was carved out for us. Done on purpose. I'm anticipating that it was the calm before the busyness of this upcoming second semester."

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Celebration at the End of An Adventure

Enjoy a few videos of our students dancing with friends in Lundazi, Zambia, in their last few days in this beautiful country.

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Slowing Down to be Hands and Feet

Jamie, an Act Five student, reflects on her experiences and purpose in Lundazi, Zambia.

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