A cardiac care unit registered nurse by profession, Karla Jongema has attended WholeLife Church since Andy McDonald became Senior Pastor in 1985. Karla serves as the Young Adult Ministry Coordinator and has been working at WholeLife, in some capacity, since 2009. She and her husband, Rick, live in downtown Orlando and love traveling and spending time with their daughters, Shannon and Shelby. She returns often to Psalm 34:1-20 for the assurance of peace and hope in every situation. Karla enjoys her work, empowering young adults to lead and connect with each other, their church family, and the community. She loves animals, currently has cats and a leopard gecko, and might just get a dog one day. She enjoys reading, cooking, camping, hiking, biking, coffee shops, photography and learning new things.