AN ETHIC OF SERVICE is woven into the entire fabric of the WP experience including classes, athletics, residence life and more. You'll find a number of co-curricular activities specifically devoted to helping you use your unique talents and gifts to make the world better for others, preparing you for a lifetime of meaningful servant-leadership.
The mission of the Service-Learning Office is to connect students to the surrounding community in preparation for lives of leadership and public service. We work to build strong community relationships, intentionally seeking out projects that benefit of our partners while simultaneously fulfilling needs within the community. We endeavor to fuse intellectual thought and personal faith into acts of social justice, whereby students become more aware of social concerns and of the responsibility to those as urban and global citizens.
Service at Warner Pacific College is work that is done to the benefit of those who are within personal proximity or experiencing poverty in some way, with a priority for those individuals meeting both. This philosophy is rooted within the Judeo-Christian tradition, and the command given by Christ to love one's neighbor and to care for the least in our society. Students are introduced to meaningful civic engagement and encouraged to explore compassion by getting involved in the lives of others.
Examples of service include: 1) participating in school-sponsored service activities (Common Day of Service, Hot Chocolate Ministry, Alternative Spring Break), 2) volunteering for a local non-profit, 3) helping an elderly neighbor with yard work and 4) integrating an internship or class project.
Check out our Service Blog for more information.