SERVICE LEARNING GAP EXPERIENCES

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Become a part of Discovery House a service based gap experience for participants ages 18-24. Go on an adventure of discovery for a summer, semester or year. Through service, community and reflection discover your authentic self, the joy of helping others, the perspective of those different than you and lifelong friendships.

 
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Through Service discover the joys, struggles, wisdom and faith of those who are in need. Open yourself to giving, receiving and being changed through service.

 
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Live simply, discover authentic relationships and distinguish between needs and want being part of an intentionally Christian and diverse Community.

 
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Each week will be dedicated to processing and synthesizing the experience so we can grow in Faith. We will discover what Jesus says about caring for the poor, the hungry, thirsty, imprisoned, immigrant, sick. We will discover the best ways to advocate for justice.

 
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Ultimately we will discover how to Love: how to love our selves, our neighbor and our God!

I do not know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only
ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.
— Albert Schweitzer

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BENEFITS OF A GAP YEAR


Mission

Inspired by the Gospel and called to social justice, 12plus1 develops servant leaders who embrace a shared humanity and live as apostles through service, community, faith and love.