The Blog for Act Five by Redeemer

Nina Drenth

Act Five, Year Three: Here we go!

Last year was a journey of living out our mission to be people who faithfully improvise. We don’t intend to stop doing that. We desire to be a community that is open to the movement of the Spirit.

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Yard work and redemption: Reflection by staff member Alyssa

As people who love and believe in the power and truth of the biblical story, what we are doing here can be a signpost. Perhaps, as we connect more to the soil and to each other, we can remember to hope.

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Creation and Humanity: Reflections Post-Act Five by Gill

Since being home after finishing Act Five, I have made a habit of walking through the ravine woods close to my home. I feel there is something freeing about simply being among trees and rocks and dirt that allows me to be a human.

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Act Five 2021-22 in-person program is ON!

Following the recent announcement of Ontario’s reopening plan, we here at Act Five are increasingly confident that we will be able to safely offer all parts of our program in-person again this fall.

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Transitions, Chaos and the Hope of Order: by ’21 Alumnus Nathaniel

In conclusion, it's becoming more and more clear that if I want to follow God, I have to be open to moving from my ideas and thoughts of what is right, to what God is saying is right. 

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Placement Reflections: Rieneke & Shir-El

Miraculously, all of our students were blessed with the opportunity to participate in a six week placement with local businesses and organizations in Hamilton and the surrounding area. Read stories from two of our students from these placements!

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LOOKING BACK AT ACT FIVE: AN ALUMNI VIEWPOINT FROM JAMIE

In any given moment we often cannot fully understand the importance of what we are learning and living until we step back and gain some perspective.

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Looking Back at Act Five: An Alumni Viewpoint from Matt

Alumni Matt writes that "Act Five taught me a lot about what it means to listen well. The importance of listening well has continued to grow in my life, whether it be with family, friends old and new, and even in business."

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Looking Back at Act Five: An Alumni Viewpoint

With Covid affecting so much of our lives, the friendships I made and the lessons I learned in Act Five have become doubly valuable, and I’m so grateful that God directed me down that path. 

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Student Reflection: Finding God In Uncertainty

The truth is, I do not know how or when I will start to trust the Lord with life. Maybe it will happen next week, next year, or maybe when I am 60 and retired... What I do know is I'll try to live in the present and let God be the driver for now.

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