JOURNEY STAFF

Journey is comprised of men and women who love God and want to see everyone come to a loving relationship with Jesus. If you have questions, please feel free to e-mail or contact anyone on our team. 

  • Arron Chambers

    Lead Pastor

    Meet Arron Chambers! He chose to serve as the Lead Pastor at Journey Christian Church in 2008. As the Lead Pastor he preaches weekly and helps cast vision and direction for the church.  Arron loves a lot in life but you should know he really loves...

    1. Hanging out with his wife (Rhonda), coaching, and lifting

    2. Eating jelly filled donuts while cuddling with the family cat

    3. Drinking coffee and reading the "War of Art"

  • roundedemail  Aaron Worshek

    Executive Pastor

    Meet the other Aaron—Aaron Worshek! He joined the team at Journey in 2017. As one of the Executive Pastors, Aaron works to keep the operations side of things going! He also oversees our Family Ministry team and has a heart for discipling the next generation. Here are 3 things you need to know about Aaron…

    1. After Jesus, his wife (Amy), and 4 kids, Aaron LOVES baseball, especially the Cubs!
    2. He enjoys listening to audiobooks and stand-up comedy.
    3. And, he considers yard work to be therapeutic.
  • roundedemail  Scott Bloyer

    Executive Pastor

    Meet Scott Bloyer! He came on staff in 2023 when the Journey – Aurora campus joined. As one of the Executive Pastors he oversees the multiple campus leaders, corrections campuses, J-Teams, and Missions. Here are three things you need to know about Scott Bloyer...

    1. He loves being with his wife Michelle and going on trips with her anywhere.
    2. He loves being a dad to three adult kids and G-PA to his grandkids.
    3. Lifting in the IRON Garage and watching MMA calms him down. 
  • roundedemail Caleb Peterson

    Worship Pastor

    Meet Caleb Peterson! He joined the team at Journey in 2023. As Worship Pastor, he is responsible for planning and leading all aspects of our worship services. Caleb enjoys a lot of things in life (like being married to his wife, Susan), and here are 3 things you should know about him... 

    1. He LOVES Chicago sports!!! (But not the White Sox… Go Cubbies!)
    2. He enjoys doing outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, golf, and ultimate frisbee.
    3. He loves spending time watching a good show or movie. 
  • roundedemail  Rodney Fletcher

    Student Pastor

    coming soon...

  • roundedemail  Kayla Mehlenbacher

    Children's Pastor

    Meet Kayla Mehlenbacher who joined the Journey team in 2022 as the Children’s Pastor. She loves serving the children and their families each week by bringing them a fun, organized program encouraging each of them in their walk with the Lord.  When Kayla isn’t working at Journey or hanging out with her husband (Brady) you can find her…

    1. Organizing all the things

    2. Drinking coffee and reading

    3. Watching college football

  • roundedemail  Dan Schaffner

    Pastoral Care Pastor

    Meet Dan Schaffner! Journey adopted Dan into the family as the Pastoral Care Pastor in 2015. He faithfully serves the church through providing care for our seniors, divorcees, those experiencing grief, running our food pantry, and more!  When Dan isn’t at Journey you can find him:

    1. Exploring God’s creation

    2. Hanging out with his wife (Sue)

    3. Enjoying the arts--in particular, anything with canary yellow in it

  • roundedemail Darlene Schroeder

    Finance Coordinator

    Meet Darlene Schroeder! Darlene joined the Journey staff in 2010 and now serves as the Finance Coordinator. She loves the people she works with at Journey. You can find her and her husband (Errol) helping at church all through the week. When Darlene isn’t at church, she is...

    1. Eating "Christian chicken"

    2. Vacationing in tropical places

    3. Playing games with friends and family

  • Becky Freeman

    Children's Ministry Assistant

    Becky joined the Journey staff in 2020 as the Children's Ministry Assistant helping serve Journey Kids each week. She loves being part of a team that loves each other and others well. When Becky is not serving at Journey, you can find her…

    1. Eating food with people she loves

    2. Trying out new recipes

    3. Finding new hobbies

  • Alex Sasse

    Worship Ministry Assistant

    Alex joined the Journey staff in 2022. He loves mixing the audio for the online stream and helping the technological parts of the service run smoothly. When Alex isn’t in school or working you can find him...

    1. Making art

    2. Playing video games

    3. Learning about the making of video media

  • Dawn Muhlenbruck

    Custodian

    Dawn joined the staff at Journey in 2012. As our custodian she loves helping provide a nice place for people to come worship and have their get-togethers. When not at Journey you can find her...

    1. Enjoying an Avs game with her family

    2. Cooking, baking, or enjoying photography

    3. Helping meet needs in our community

  • Jason Beyer

    Interim Campus Pastor (Aurora), Children's & Student Pastor (Aurora)

    Coming soon...

  • Anthony Ropkin

    Executive Pastor (Aurora)

    Coming soon...

  • John Beyer

    Custodian (Aurora)

    Coming soon...