LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE.
nothing else matters.

MISSION YEAR PROGRAM

Embody love & justice in community for a year.

Root yourself in the neighborhood,
be a part of the local community, worship and serve alongside your neighbors, and live into being an advocate for solidarity and justice.

JUSTICE TRIPS

Explore
God’s heart
for justice

Come visit us for a week, serve with us, learn from local leaders, and be challenged to make missions a lifestyle. Dive deeper into values of faith, community, solidarity, and justice, and reflect on ways to incorporate them into your daily life back home.

 trainings

Engage in authentic
relationships with
God, self & others

Attend a transformational training, retreat, pilgrimage, or event and be equipped to embody love and justice. Spend time reflecting on who you are, where you come from, and how the various facets of your identity influence the ways you see the world.

WHY WE EXIST

WE ALL AGREE, THINGS ARE NOT AS THEY SHOULD BE.

The reality of pain and brokenness is in us and around us. Our neighborhoods are segregated. Our nation is polarized. Our churches are deeply divided. Poverty and injustice are embedded in our cities. Our communities are hurting from violence and despair. Fear and hopelessness are ever-present.

But this is not the whole story.

WE KNOW CHANGE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH ACTION.

God is in the city, transforming the broken places of our world and our hearts. Community is being built across dividing lines. Christians are coming together across theological and political differences to love God and love their neighbors. Unlikely partnerships are forming to protect the most vulnerable and increase our collective impact. Neighbors are working together to combat injustice and witness to the way of peace and justice. The gospel is being lived. Love is being embodied. Hope is being resurrected.

Join us as we seek to embody love and justice in our communities.

1.6 Million

hours served at community organizations and churches.

1,250

yearlong team members discipled and trained.

1,000+

children and youth mentored.

100,000

neighbors served and loved.

$20 MILLION

has been saved for community organizations by Mission Year

Mission Year has made me realize how much I need community, and what I want my community to actually look like.
Lillian Smith
Mission Year created space for me to come alive.
Courtney Moe
Mission Year has shown me that I'm not crazy for seeing Jesus and justice as inextricably linked.
Dani Hobbs
My perspective has been significantly shifted from caring more about 'issues' to caring about people. This year has blown open God's heart for justice and just how tied to this faith walk living a lifestyle of justice is.
Bill DeFulvio
This year has provided the experience and the faces and the stories behind the injustices I want to live my life fighting.
Katlyn Zulinke
I feel more sure of who I am.
Jelenny Martinez
I have been changed in so many ways, in almost every single area of my life.
Andrea Furrer
I've personally been changed by this year through a change in vocational direction as well as the way I understand intersectionalities in terms of being a person of faith. Essentially, I've been asking what it would mean to bring my whole self into the spaces I occupy.
Saajidah Abdul-Hameem
Mission Year brought to light the areas of strength and weakness in our marriage that we otherwise may not have discovered until years down the road. It was extremely formative for our identities and callings.
Hogan and Rachel Brock

GIVE A GIFT THAT

MULTIPLIES

when you support Mission Year,
you are transforming lives and communities

Through your gift to Mission Year, you help us develop young adult leaders with a heart for God and people and also provide vital service to local nonprofits and ministries doing holistic community development in our cities. 

Thank you for making an impact through Mission Year!