Meet the team

Here's a list of staff & key volunteers to get you started on getting to know us. Give it a look, but please don't stop here. Introduce yourself on Sunday. Fill out a Connect Card, come to Pizza with the Pastors, join a small group. We want to know you better and have the chance to hang out with you.

  • Joe mayerik, Pastor

    Joe is our Lead Pastor at Journey Church. He has a deep belief that each of us has a next step in faith to take and he is passionate about helping everyone find theirs. He oversees the spiritual development of young and old alike and is part of the teaching team. Joe is married to Karen and is the father of Julia and Lucy. Joe is a graduate of Anderson University and Duke Divinity School. Follow Joe on Twitter, @jmayerik.

  • Ann Garrity, Office Administrator

    Ann is the Office Administrator of Journey Church. She has been keeping things moving at this facility for 20 years but humbly hates to share her photo. Ann is a New York/Wisconsin/Texas transplant to West Chester resident for 20 years. She is married to Jim, mother to 3 and grandmother to 5. 

  • Heidi Tarin, Communications

    Heidi is the Communications Director at Journey Church. As a volunteer, she has overseen just about everything written around Journey for the past 9 years. Heidi is married to Rich and mother to three boys, Braden, Micah & Joe.

  • Karen mayerik, Intersection birth - K

    Karen is the volunteer who heads up the Birth-Kindergarten classrooms on Sunday mornings. During the week, she works at Cisco Systems. She is married to Joe, our Lead Pastor, and mother to two girls, Julia & Lucy.

  • Steph ParÉ, Intersection Grades 1-6

    Steph is the volunteer leader of both Kidmo (grades 1-3) and Club 456 (grades 4-6) classrooms. For the past 10 years she has been ensuring Journey's grade school students are having fun and learning about God each week. Steph is a teacher in the Lakota School District, married to Pat and mother to Griffin.

  • Sharon miller, volunteer coordinator

    Sharon serves as our Volunteer Coordinator, scheduling our Sunday morning and on boarding new volunteers. She is married to Mike, mother to two and grandmother to one.