Live in intentional community with others who are passionate about faith, relationships, and service. Intentional community isn’t easy. It can be challenging, enriching, frustrating, counter-cultural, supportive, exhausting, and life-giving, but it’s not designed to be easy. The LEVN community is intentionally set up to give our volunteers a first-hand look into the intricacies of relationship, and how […]
We work for justice because we hear Jesus’ call to serve the least in our society and transform lives through love. LEVN is a year of service, community, and spiritual formation, and we believe all three are important to the others’ development. We serve our neighbors both in the LEVN community and in the Davis-Sacramento community. We […]
Each volunteer partners with a non-profit organization to impact lives in the community. Our program matches volunteers with a non-profit or ministry site for 40 hours/week of volunteer work. Experience what it is like to work full time in the non-profit and ministry worlds, and see how these challenging and rewarding opportunities transform your life […]
Live across the street from the University of California, Davis and blocks from the heart of downtown Davis. The Belfry houses both LEVN and the Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry to UC Davis, located in a duplex right in between the UCD campus and downtown Davis. We are a community of students committed to weekly […]
LEVN: Transform your community. Transform your life. Leaven is an agent of change, causing bread to rise, and substances to transform. During your LEVN year, you will be leaven in the community.
Volunteers live in intentional community while serving full-time in local non-profits. Weekly community meetings with program directors center on spiritual, vocational and personal discernment. Watch how the experience impacts and changes your life and the world around you!
Are you ready to be an agent of transformation? Click on the "How to Apply" tab, and see how God will use YOU to impact the community!