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YWAM DTS & TrainingMission Immersion Gap Year

Want to deepen your relationship with Jesus? Develop cross-cultural understanding through international travel? Discover how you’re gifted as you serve others?

The Mission Immersion Gap Year at YWAM Louisville offers you all of this and more. You’ll join others with the same passion to know God more fully. Together, you and your team will learn and grow as you’re taught from scripture, as you worship and pray together, and as you spend time doing life together in our missionary community.

And you’ll take that passion to the nations, sharing the love of Jesus with others, even as you’re discovering it more and more for yourself.

First Step: Go Deep

with a Customized YWAM DTS

Start by choosing the best fit from one of our specialized Discipleship Training Schools (DTS). Whether you’re passionate about sports, music, or simply knowing Jesus, there’s a DTS that’s perfect for you. Each of our DTSs incorporate a 12-week classroom phase here at our Louisville campus followed by an 8-week outreach phase which includes an overseas mission trip.



For more details on what a YWAM DTS involves, check out the following:

Next Step: Get Equipped

in the School of Ministry Development

Once your DTS is complete, you have the option of making your Mission Immersion experience a whole year by returning for our School of Ministry Development. The SOMD is a follow-up school to the DTS, fully loaded with practical tools for ministry and growth in leadership ability. It’s a hands-on course designed to help you discover God’s call on your life and equip you for your future.

Like the DTS, the SOMD includes a 12-week classroom phase and an 8-week outreach, this time with an additional emphasis on leadership.

Don’t Sweat the Schedule

Heading back to school the following fall? Don’t worry! We’d love to work with you to help you complete your Mission Immersion Gap Year while accomodating your schedule.

Get in touch with us for more info. We’d love to help you figure out whether YWAM Louisville’s Mission Immersion is the best fit for your gap year.

Immerse Yourself.

Apply here. 

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