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STAFF & LEADERS
KEITH KIRKPATRICKLEAD PASTOR
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.
JON WELTEREXECUTIVE PASTOR
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.
DON HALLWORTHSMALL GROUP/CONNECTION 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.
MARK HINDSMIDDLE SCHOOL & CREATIVE ARTS 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.
DAVID HOOLEMUSIC & 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.
HANNAH GOLENOPERATIONS MANAGER
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 office charging full force ahead, all while raising two young boys with her husband, Ernie.
MARY TEBEAUMINISTRY ASSISTANT
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!
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.
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.
Brent is an elder at Journey, father of 3 sons, and an active outdoorsman. He’s lived in Bend since 2013.