One Year Can Change Everything

Mission Year invites you to use your gifts in an urban community for a year.

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Christian young adults since 1997 have devoted a year to loving God and loving people in the city through Mission Year.


Total service hours have been provided by Mission Year team members over the last 20 years.


Hours to 40 different community service sites and neighborhood ministries are provided each year.


Hours in neighborhood prayer walks, visitations, and community outreach are provided by Mission Year team members each year.


Of the most at-risk and vulnerable are served in Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia.


People hear about Jesus through Mission Year team members each year.

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    July 2016 was the end of my first year at a Christian summer camp called Barefoot Republic. On the last night our director had us sum our summer up in one word. My word was changed. Proceeding our choosing, she then had us look up in the index in the Bible App the word we had Read More

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