Donna Amaro

Worship & Creative Pastor 

Donna, wife of Lead Pastor, came on the team in 2015. She was born in Alabama and attended Southeastern Assemblies of God University in Lakeland, FL. She has a heart to simply obey whatever the Lord calls her to do, which has been a vast variety of roles within the church throughout her 27+ years of ministry. She also has a passion to touch the heart of God through music & creative arts and hopes to inspire those around her to do the same. She enjoys family time, campfires, fishing, and great restaraunts with friends.


Mindi Hommerding

Community & Kids Pastor

Pastor Mindi came on staff in August of 2010. She was born and raised in Battle Creek and has a Bachelors in Family Life Education and Masters in Counseling.  She has a passion to see people walk in a loving relationship with our Heavenly Father and each other, as we see in Mark 12:30-31. She and her husband, Steve, are the parents of two adult children, Zander and Abbie. She loves going on family adventures, reading and finding new and unique places to eat.

Donovan Locke

Student & Young Adult Pastor

Pastor Donovan joined Journey Church in 2018. He was born in Fremont, MI and attended  North Point Assemblies of God Bible College in Grand Rapids. He has a heart to see students and young adults encounter God and live a life of following Jesus. He and his wife, Adriah, have one little girl, Olivia, known to most as 'Liv'.  In his spare time he likes hunting, softball, weight lifting, and video games.



Lindsey Martin

Executive Admin

Jessica French

Journey Kids Assistant

Tina Hammond

Office Assistant

Svetlana Fytczyk


Linda Ecklund


Danielle Ashley


Fred Romine