Kent & Gina Murawski – Lead Pastors
Kent grew up in a small town of 900 people called, Eldred, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997 with a B.S. in Conservation Biology and a minor in Geology and has worked in both the professional and ministry worlds. He is an ordained minister through Elim Fellowship – a worldwide network of churches, ministers, missionaries, and ministries. He served as the Executive Director of BASIC College Ministries from 2004-2009, leading a network of over 30 campus ministries across the Northeast. Kent has also served as a youth pastor, college and young adult pastor, worship leader and now as a lead pastor. The Murawskis moved to Cambridge, Mass in 2009 to start and pastor Journey Church. Kent’s desire is to see a great move of God in his generation among young and old. He and Gina have three children, Kole, Ava and Jon. Contact Kent at Kent@jcboston.org and visit his blog for his thoughts on life, leadership and ministry.
Gina Murawski – Gina is a daughter of God, wife and mother of three. She is currently studying natural health and is also one of the worship team leaders at Journey. Her worship is heartfelt and simple with a focus on helping people enter and experience God’s presence. Contact Gina at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Funnell – Journey Kidz Director
Chris Funnell has “walked with Jesus” as a result of her mother’s prayer since 1972. She and her husband of 35 years, Dave, have raised 3 godly sons who are also walking with Jesus. They have 3 grandchildren. Chris has taught Sunday School for many years and has taught in Christian Schools 9 years. She is also a writer and artist. You can contact her at email@example.com
Provisional Eldership Team
Because we are a new church, we do not yet have elders from The Journey. A provisional elder board has been formed in order to help us make directional decisions until we are able to train and install elders. Here is the provisional eldership team/board of directors:
see bio above…
Pastor Chris Wood
Chris and Joan Wood are the pastors of Zion Fellowship in Canandaigua, NY which sent out Kent and Gina in 2009 to plant Journey Church. Chris has been in ministry for over 25 years. He also serves as Kent’s pastor and as an area representative for Elim Fellowship – the network of churches that Journey Church calls home. Contact Chris.
Pastor Mike Rondeau
Ministry Leaders (Deacons)
We also embrace the biblical ministry of deacons although we call them “ministry leaders.” These are people who have demonstrated faithfulness and servant leadership in taking care of every day needs in and around the journey. They act as ministry team leaders in different areas of the church such as: small groups, prayer, set up, clean up, ushers, etc…