Mentoring

THE SACRED START OF DISCIPLESHIP

THE SACRED START OF DISCIPLESHIP

The messy art room at the 601 community building was the last place Trey expected God to meet him and his mentee, Miguel.

Miguel has always been a natural leader.  Sometimes he doesn’t recognize the influence he actually has over a room.  He is one of those students that, if he takes an interest in an obscure topic, slowly the rest of the group finds themselves overwhelmed with intrigue.

Trey noticed something special about Miguel the instant he met him.  There was something familiar about the way he carried himself...

 

WAYNE'S BIG RISK

WAYNE'S BIG RISK

For the most part, you would find Wayne reading a book, sketching different comic book creatures, or working on homework on his own at Garnet ASP. Sitting at the 1st grade table, Wayne would stick to himself, get homework help when needed, and then head home.

As a promoting sixth grader, Wayne was first introduced to IMPACT. Matt Anderson, Solidarity’s IMPACT Manager, was excited to be paired up with Wayne because he was so curious to see who Wayne was when he entered into community...

 

KATE'S VOICE OF STRENGTH & TRUTH

KATE'S VOICE OF STRENGTH & TRUTH

The past three semesters Kate and Leilani Hernandez (Lani) have been paired up as mentee and mentor through IMPACT, Solidarity’s Leadership Development Program.

As a new 7th grader, Kate joined IMPACT.  She and Leilani met but the first few meetings were slightly directionless. Naming and defining her goals proved to be difficult – Kate didn’t know what to expect and was hoping Lani would just tell her what to do.  Lani, on the other hand, could see the potential in Kate, that Kate had not recognized in herself...