My flight to Dallas on Monday was rerouted through Philadelphia, which meant I landed an hour earlier than expected. I was able to get some exercise, then met the new interns and campus ministers. The content of orientation is primarily focused on policies and procedures for expenses and other job-related matters. Most of the teaching was done by the office staff, so I was able to become better acquainted with the new ministers. One evening I had an enjoyable dinner with the new interns coming to the Northeast. Between scheduled events I kept up with on-going matters in my area, worked on the upcoming newsletter, and completed some performance reviews on the ministers I supervise. Dallas weather was fairly moderate, so I was able to exercise outside most days.
This week I will drive west to visit several ministers and discuss their performance reviews with them.