12 results for author: Katherine Herrick


Volunteer Vets

Although our team has many new members on our mission this year, several volunteers are returning again from multiple years of experience. Kelsey Cole returns for her fourth trip and has been able to see the evolution of this program over the years. Kelsey came to Antigua on her first trip when she was just 16 years old with a friend from church. She began as a member of our Art Team, focusing on playing and doing crafts with the children waiting to get surgery and the ones who were in recovery. She has noticed between this trip and her first year our group as a whole is much more organized and comes more prepared every year. This year, Kelsey bought ...

Residents of Las Obras

Meet Wendy!  Wendy is a resident at Las Obras and gave our team a very warm welcome on our tour of the hospital today. Wendy has lived at the hospital for the past 29 years and used to refer to everyone as “Pa-pa” when she first met them, not quite understanding everyone had their own name. Since then, Wendy has learned how to introduce herself, ask others to share their names, and is not shy to offer her approval. Unfortunately, her approval does not come easily. She liked only a few names out of our group of about 20 missionaries that got to meet her today. I did not have to worry about her opinion of my name however, because she was only ...