Pastoral Leadership Interns

    Kristina Heinrich

Kristina is a 19-year-old sophomore at Fort Hays State University studying psychology. Kristina's home churches are Wilson UMC and First Presbyterian Church in Wilson, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Books
  • Movies
  • Phone

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Les Meserable

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

My Great Uncle Jerry. He was like another dad to me when I was growing up and he passed away when I was young in a boat accident.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

No matter what situation you are in, have patience; everything will work out.
 
What is your favorite quote?

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - Martin Luther King, Jr.


        Wes Gately

Wes will be a 19-year-old sophomore at Emporia State this fall studying elementary education. Wes' home church is Frist UMC in Wamego, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Netflix
  • My chair
  • Beef

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Star Trek Franchise

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

Charles Wesley. Its cliché I know. He is my namesake, one of our denomination founders and one of the great hymn writers.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
 
What is your favorite quote?

"As the good book says an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth but then we would all be blind and toothless."


       Greg Reffner

Greg is a 20-year-old sophomore at Southwestern College studying religion and philosophy. Greg's home church is Calvary UMC in Wichita, Kansas.

What are three things you cannot live without?

  • Spotify
  • Church Community
  • Netflix

 

What is your favorite movie or television show?

Burn Notice

Out of anyone in the world (living or deceased), who would you most like to have dinner with?

John Wesley, I would love to hear his perspectives on the issues that modern Methodists face.

What is the best advice you have ever received?

Hope is not wishful thinking, but believing that God will bring to pass the things he has promised. -Terrell Davis
 
What is your favorite quote?

"The best thing of all, God is with us" - J. Wesley