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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.

June 10, 2021

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.

June 1, 2021

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. 

May 28, 2021

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

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

May 12, 2021

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.

May 7, 2021

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!

April 12, 2021

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.

April 1, 2021


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.

March 28, 2021

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."

March 7, 2021

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.

February 27, 2021