Keith has surfed the west coast with porpoise, he has walked the streets of Disneyland, and has been to every dog park in Bend. When he’s not on an adventure around the world, he’s in a book or at a candy store. He’s madly in love with his wife and is humbled to be the dad of the 3 most amazing kids in the world. Keith also serves as an elder at Journey Church.
EXECUTIVE PASTOR & INTERIM KIDS DIRECTOR
Jon ‘married up’ when he married his amazing wife Shannon and together they have been blessed with 3 of the cutest kids in Bend (Merritt, Teaghan and Aspen). Jon and his family have been enjoying Central Oregon all their respective lives, but only started calling Bend home in 2013. Jon also serves as an elder at Journey Church.
WORSHIP & HIGH SCHOOL PASTOR
David and the love of his life, Rachelle, have been blessed with 3 of the greatest kids on the planet – Micah, Josiah and Selah. Their home is usually full of students, who add a little chaos to everyday, and they wouldn’t have it any other way.
MIDDLE SCHOOL & CREATIVE PASTOR
Mark comes from a long line of Leprechaun Hunters from the deep valleys of Ireland. He can be found at times trying to hit a small white ball around a nicely cut field. Mark has traveled a lot of the world and has achieved a lot in his life but his greatest achievements are his beautiful wife and son. Mark does not like deep water or lightning.
COMMUNITY LIFE PASTOR
Don is such an outdoorsman that he even has a college degree in camping. When he is not enjoying the beautiful outdoors he is a test patient for hair growth formulas. Don loves his family and loves people, if you want to connect at Journey church, connect with Don.
Mary is the lone girl in a house full of boys. When she’s not helping someone in the Journey office she can be found transporting middle school boys around, mentoring student teachers, or roaming the outdoors with her energetic dog. If you’re ever looking for someone to have coffee with, Mary’s your gal!
Hannah has bungee jumped from a gondola in Switzerland, braved the whitewater rivers of West Virginia, and eaten 6.2 million scoops of ice cream in her lifetime. She keeps the Journey books straight, all while raising two young boys with her husband, Ernie.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & EARLY CHILDHOOD DIRECTOR
Chelsey went to college to get an art degree, but left with a Bachelor’s in Communication Studies, 13 credits in East African Studies, and two classes short of a Religious Studies minor. If you make her laugh and you’re lucky, you might hear her make a sound resembling a snort. You can occasionally find her tap-dancing down grocery aisles, going on outdoor adventures, and attempting to cook food so delicious that it makes her husband say, “Is this really gluten-free?"
SMALL GROUP & CONNECTIONS DIRECTOR
Kim can do almost anything. She easly could be a super hero. However, she's under contract to serve at Journey Church. Little unknow fact about Kim (and her husband Bruce) is that they owned a Christian Bookstore. So, they know everything about Bibles.
Mark is an elder at Journey, father of 5 daughters, and an experimental aircraft expert. He also works as Francis Chan’s stunt double on weekends. Mark co-owns RDD an amazing airplane manufacturer.
Calvin is our resident climbing professional and world record-holding jello juggler. As national director of Solid Rock Climbers for Christ, he brings the Good News to climbers all over the world.
Brent is an avid adventure man. He is the leader of Lifeline's a ministry of Cru. If he's not river rafting, hiking, or doing some crazy exploration, he's at home with his 3 kids and wonderful wife. Tragically Brent has never had a cup of coffee, however, you will find him on Sunday mornings sipping tea.
Nate was born in the wilds of Africa, and grew up eating locusts and chocolate covered ants. He believes that the time he has invested singing along to Michael W. Smith songs has more than qualified him to be a soloist on the worship team. He won the lottery by marrying his ever-adventurous wife Elizabeth AKA 'Buffy,' and they have two mischievous kids who love to have dance parties. Most of all, he loves the steadfast grace of Jesus and is excited to pray for his Journey family.
Johnny and his wife Audrey hold Journey together. They are the super glue behind all that we do, they are Journey's resident Swiss army knife. Johnny and Audrey have literally biked across America. They have permanent smiles on their faces. Johnny oversees the Journey Crew (greeters, coffee makers, etc.)