A Community of Missionary Disciples

In response to the call for a new evangelization, i.d.9:16 seeks to establish communities of missionary disciples and to provide opportunities where young adults (20/30’s) can encounter Jesus Christ, hear His call, and decide to follow Him.

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Our Story

In October of 2011, Peter and Debbie Herbeck of Renewal Ministries organized a retreat with a small group of young adults from Ann Arbor, Michigan to discern God’s will regarding Catholic young adult ministry. It was a weekend of communion, worship, discussion, and listening to the Lord, and we all came away with a sense that God was asking us to help respond to the ‘crisis of discipleship’ among our peers of the millennial generation. We began to meet together monthly with other young adults to receive more formation and grow together as disciples.

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Our Mission

i.d.9:16 exists to form young adults into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ.

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The Four Pillars

“Communion and mission are profoundly connected with each other, they interpenetrate and mutually imply each other, to the point that communion represents both the source and the fruit of mission: communion gives rise to mission and mission is accomplished in communion. It is always the one and the same Spirit who calls together and unifies the Church and sends her to preach the Gospel “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8) – Christifideles Laici 32

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i.d.9:16 Blog

May 2014 Disciples’ Night with Fr. John RiccardoOf Winter, Black Dogs, and AdventOn Location with Dr. Kreeft Part II: Truth & the Sexual RevolutionYou Are PoorDiscovering Your Deepest IdentityWhat Is A Feast?Jesus, a Shocking Savior – Dr. Peter KreeftAn Urgent CallMillennials: Our Strength and WeaknessThey Don’t Believe UsThe Devil’s Favorite WordWhen He ReturnsUpwardly MobileThe Age Of OrphanhoodRefocusing LifeSerious JoyLove Wins: ‘The Rest Is Nothing’Man And Woman: Rolling In The DeepMine, mine, mine, mine, mine….September Disciples’ Night Preview


Disciples’ Night

Thursday January 8, 2015

Tune in to our UStream channel at 7:40 PM EST on id916.com/live to watch our monthly Disciples’ Night.

This month we have Tony Cimmarusti as our guest speaker, live from Domino’s Farms in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Click here for more details.

Watch it LIVE id916.com/LIVE