When a group of people called by God get together for a missionary expedition, whether it's through NET, FOCUS, SPO, Christ in the City, or our own Teach for Christ, you’re bound to get the adventure of a lifetime. But aren’t we all on an adventure? The greatest of all adventures is to find Jesus in all the nooks and crannies of our lives, giving him everything we have.
The Wittman Fund is set up specifically to benefit “the poor, homeless, and disadvantaged” and is always given at the discretion of the Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Teach for Christ was given the grant to support our work at the Ascension Academy Schools, which include Ascension, John Paul II, and Peter Claver. All three are inner city schools serving underprivileged students, and we work with all of them.
I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do coming out of college with a theology degree. People had encouraged me to teach with my background, but I didn’t feel ready. So when I found Teach for Christ, it was a great fit for getting into teaching without the pressure of managing a full-time classroom.