L’Arche Identity and Mission Statement

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Identity Statement
  • We are people with and without intellectual disabilities, sharing life in communities belonging to an International Federation.
  • Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our journey together.
  • We celebrate the unique value of every person and recognize our need for one another.
Our mission is to…
  • Make known the gifts of people with intellectual disabilities, revealed through mutually transforming relationships.
  • Foster an environment in community that responds to the changing needs of our members, while being faithful to the core values of our founding story.