About Motor City Mission Corps

Motor City Mission Corps is a year long nonprofit apprenticeship for young adults with a focus on breaking down racism and building equitable community. Participants live in community, serve in organizations with a reputation for making change in the city of Detroit and explore how they might be called to join God's work in the world.

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What’s Next

Young adults are not a group that the church has done a great job reaching. The often-referenced Pew Research Center study shows a church that has largely failed to keep the attention of the Millennial generation. Even among those who were heavily involved in Christian religious practice, many do not choose to maintain their church …

Volunteer Experience

Challenge: Race & Privilege

Challenge the norm of racism, first within ourselves, then in the world around us, looking for ways to dismantle racist systems.

Work: Apprenticeship

Volunteers are challenged to step out futher than they thought they could with the support of experienced practitioners.

Living: Community

In community we find friendship and support for this year of living simply and working for change.

Discernment: Vocation

Through theological reflection, group process, and spiritual practices volunteers learn to listen for God’s voice and recognize the patterns that show where God is at work in the world.

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