From November 4 to November we welcomed our new missionaries Kelsi H., Jennifer G. and Brittany K. for an intense 15 day immersion Orientation Program. This is it in their own words:
Jennifer G. – A Nourishing Experience.
"Three days before the end of my orientation time, I found myself wondering how on earth I was going to be able to summarize this experience for friends and family back home. There’s so much to say! How can it possibly be condensed?! After much thought and many attempts to summarize it, I found there is one word that is very fitting... Nourishing. The experience was very nourishing, in so many ways."(read on...)
Kelsi H. – A New Gaze upon a Suffering Humanity.
"I’ve been asked, on more than one occasion during my two weeks here in New York, what the best thing about the orientation program has been. I have been unable to reduce the experience to just one good thing. There were so many!!!
That being said, orientation has been, more than anything, a learning experience for me. In two short weeks I have learned to"(... read on)
Brittany K. – Being Oriented towards Christ.
"Orientation literally means the state of being oriented. I was impressed with Heart’s Home’s orientation, because I felt myself literally being oriented-oriented towards Christ. Orientation is meant to orient you towards the mission life you are committing to and it did just that. Depth, devotion, and fullness are the three words that sum up my 2-week orientation program at Heart’s Home."(read on...)