Today was my graduation day from the CPE program at Arcadia Methodist Hospital! It’s been a long eleven weeks, but a good experience. At the beginning of the internship I never thought I would see the end of it, but the day has finally come! I will miss my group tremendously, and the many people I met at the hospital both patients and staff who have touch my life and changed me forever. I don’t know where God will lead me next, but I wouldn’t be surprised to find myself one day back in a hospital being a light that shines for God in the midst of suffering. I loved my experience and I’m thankful that I had the opportunity to learn what it means to minister in the hospital.
The picture above is the walkway leading to the back entrance of the hospital. I walked this path many times! I love the cross on the top of the building, and this was the best picture I could get of it!
This is the hospital chapel decorated with beautiful flowers just before our graduation!
The stained glass with a mural of the tree of life. The alter with the cross and six pots of columbine flowers representing the growth which took place in each of the six students over the course of the internship.
This is a picture of my group! Our supervisor was not in the room when we took this picture so Rev. Amy is missing from the photo. From left to right: Bob, Gihun, Robin, Angela, Debbie, and me! This was the best group to work with and grow with over the past quarter. I will miss them.