Mission Statement

The Live-In exists for the purpose of evangelization: firstly, to bring people to a personal knowledge of Jesus Christ; and to develop, in those who already have this knowledge, a deeper vibrant faith in Jesus Christ.

Our roots are Catholic Christian, and are founded on faith in Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour.

There are a number of distinctive characteristics of Live-Ins, namely:

a) reliance on the power of prayer
b) work together as a serving community
c) the witness of the lives of the faith community
d) the proclamation of God’s Word
e) experience of the love of Jesus through the love of others
f) joyful worship in prayer and praise

The Live-In is an experience of God’s love through Jesus, through an experience of the Live-In faith community.

The Live-In is committed to serve all people who wish to attend -whether Catholic, Protestant, from another Christian fellowship, or from no Christian background whatever.

The Live-In is willing to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ wherever God sends us.


The Live-In started in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1972. It was an off-shoot of the SEARCH program for teenagers, but revamped for those aged 18 and older.

We believe that the Live-In movement has been led by the Holy Spirit, and its 49 years of growth is a testament to that.