GALS Lydia is currently going to school online at Johnson University! She is pursuing a major in pastoral care and counseling. Lydia likes to read, but more importantly, loves to hang out and train her dog, Legend. Lydia was a part of Northside's high school ministry, the Rising, and transitioned into to the Return after she graduated. Lydia stayed at the Return because of the support she received and how it has inspired her walk with Jesus! Meet Kyleigh! She is currently a student at IUS studying Elementary Education. She loves to babysit and also works concessions for New Albany's little league fields!! In her free time, you'll find Kyleigh hanging out with her dogs and enjoying the fresh air outdoors! She came to the Return after she graduated from the Rising, but she kept coming back because of how fun and inviting the atmosphere is, and because she likes to grow in her faith with others who are in the same season of life!
Lydia + Kyleigh
Aleisha + Jess
GALS Aleisha studied Occupational Therapy at USI and graduated in 2012. She now works part time as an occupational therapist at a nursing home and spends the rest of her time at home with her two girls! She also loves being outside with her family! She's been a part of the Return since the beginning. Her and her husband, JD, stepping into their passion for serving alongside one another with students. She loves the fact that after six years they are still being called to action by serving here at the Return! She loves the constant support, encouragement, and love she gets from a part of the Return! This is Jess! She currently works as a bar manager at Brownies in New Albany! In her free time, she spends a lot of time with her niece and nephews. She also enjoys reading new books! She first came to the Return when a good friend invited her. She says the reason she keeps going back is that it became home to her!
Devin + Lauren
GALS This is Devin! She is currently attending IUS with an undecided major and works as a barista at Coffee Crossing! In Devin's free time, she loves drinking coffee and hanging out with her friends! She found the Return after transitioning out of the Rising. She recalls that she stayed because of how friendly the atmosphere is! Meet Lauren! She's currently a sophomore at IUS, pursuing a degree in Psychology! She works at Dillard as a Sales Associate in the Juniors department! When she isn't at work or school, you can find her drinking coffee or hanging out with her friends! She came to the Return after transitioning out of the Rising a year ago. She says she chose to stay because she loves the loving environment and community that is the Return!
Jacklyn + Kayla
GALS Meet Jacklyn! She recently graduated from IUS and will be teaching English and Spanish at Floyd Central High School in the fall! For the summer, you'll find her working at Jay-C in Sellersburg! She enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family and friends! She started coming to the Return in 2015 after being invited by a friend. She kept coming back because of how welcoming the environment is and the many friendships she made! She says the Return is the first place where she felt like she truly belonged! This is Kayla! She loves teaching and helping kids at Childplace in Jeffersonville, where she works with the residential youth. In her free time, you'll find her hanging out with friends, drinking coffee, playing games, or spending time outdoors! She began at Northside attending the weekend service, when a friend invited her to check out the Return! She admits at first she was a little apprehensive, but eventually she got connected and started to feel at home, exactly where God wanted her to be!