Callie + Maddy

GALS Callie is not currently enrolled, however she plans to go back to IUS this fall to finish her degrees in Marketing and Management! She works full-time as the Customer Service and Marketing Assistant at Goat Milk Stuff in Scottsburg! In her free time, she loves to drink coffee alone with her journal or with her friends! She also enjoys spending time with the love of her life, Lyric (her cat)! You may also find her singing Taylor Swift karaoke in the car! After a weekend service, she met Ben who had invited her to come to the Return! A few weeks later, she met a friend in the Journey who was also involved with the Return. When she showed up, she says she found an overwhelmingly welcoming group of people who quickly became some of her closest friends! She loves how this community consistently points her to Jesus and reminds her Whose she is! Meet Maddy! She graduated from UofL in 2015 with a degree in Marketing and a minor in International Business. She now works on staff here at Northside as the Family Ministries Administrative Assistant. In her free time, you'll find her traveling the world, going on missions trips, or hanging out with her cat, Meeko! Maddy ended up at the Return because of her best friend; they both wanted to try it out! She stayed because it was the right decision and just really felt like she had been connected! Maddy says she's made so many friends and has grown to feel close to God through the Return!

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!