Welcome to The Journey West County

625 Meramec Station Road
Manchester, MO 63021

Service Schedule

Sunday:

8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Office Address

625 Meramec Station Road
Manchester, MO 63021

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CONNECT WITH US

Call Us: 314-282-8301

infoWC@thejourney.org

West County Staff

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Scott Hickox
Lead Pastor/Elder
shickox@thejourney.org

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Landon Brewer
Worship Leader
lbrewer@thejourney.org

 

Jessica Burmaster
Journey Kids Administrator
jburmaster@thejourney.org​​​​​​​

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Amy Childers
Journey Kids Director
achilders@thejourney.org

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Jon Hessel
Pastor of Spiritual Formation/Elder
jhessel@thejourney.org

 

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Josh Jaworowski
Community Groups Coordinator/Elder
jjaworowski@thejourney.org

 

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Amanda Mixon
Church Administrator
amixon@thejourney.org

 

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Emilie Nevins-Carter
Director of Operations
enevinscarter@thejourney.org

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Spencer Thomas
Director of Care
spencerthomas@thejourney.org

West County Elders

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Scott Hickox
Lead Pastor/Elder
shickox@thejourney.org

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Jon Hessel
Pastor of Spiritual Formation/Elder
jhessel@thejourney.org

Slade Johnson
Elder
sjohnson@thejourney.org

 

 

Journey Kids

UPCOMING EVENT

Journey Kids at The Magic House

Join your Journey family for a fun night of exploration and adventure at The Magic House! We are coming together as one church at one of St. Louis' favorite places for an evening of fun and fellowship. All ages are welcome. Register here!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $3 each and children under the age of two are free. If you have questions or need a scholarship please contact Amy Childers.

Please Note: Parents/guardians are responsible for their children. This is not a "drop-off" event.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 SERVICE TIMES

During the month of July, Journey Kids will only be available at our 8:30 and 10:30 services for Nursery Suite, Jr. Toddler, and Toddler rooms. 


RESOURCES

View our list of recommended books and audio resources for your children!

 

Follow us on Instagram and join our West County Journey Kids Families Facebook group for resources, encouragement, and news! 

Check out our Family Resource Center located next to the check-in desk in the lower Journey Kids space. Here, families can find books to be borrowed for a few weeks. We also have a selection of Seed Packets, which are designed specifically to help parents engage their family in gospel-centered activities!  


Questions? Interested in serving with Journey Kids?

Email our Journey Kids Team, Amy and Jessica, at wcjourneykids@thejourney.org.


 

We strive to provide age and developmentally appropriate classrooms and lessons.

We want our kids to hear about God’s love for them in ways that are fun and engaging.

For more on what to expect at Journey Kids and a list of FAQ's, please visit thejourney.org/JourneyKids

Welcome to West county Journey Students 

West County Students meet on Sundays from 6:30-8:30pm at The Journey West County.
*During the summer months, we meet at Schroeder Park, weather permitting.* 

For questions, or more info, email Jon Hessel: jhessel@thejourney.org.

Click here to download the 2019 Parental Consent Form.


recent sermons

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EVENTS  CALENDAR

JUNE:
2 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park
4 - Family Night @ Schroeder Park
9 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park | National Heroes Day
16 - No JS Weekly - Father's Day!
23 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park | National Pink Day
30 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park

JULY:
7 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park | Tro-Sno Night
14 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park
16 - Six Flags Day Trip
21 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park | National Ice Cream Day
22-26 - CAMP GENERATE
28 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park | National Milk Chocolate Day

AUGUST:
4 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park
11 - JS Weekly @ Schroeder Park
18 - LAUNCH! @ Schroeder Park
25 - JS Weekly @ The Journey West County


About Community Groups

While we do gather on Sunday for corporate worship, one of the primary ways we connect and “do life” together is through our Community Groups. As his church, our mission is to grow in personal devotion to Christ, deepen in Gospel Community and declare the work of Jesus Christ to the world around us. Community Groups at The Journey are about discipleship.

Where and when do Community Groups meet?

Our groups meet Sunday through Friday nights in homes throughout the West County area. Most groups meet weekly and begin meeting the week after Labor Day in September and end in the month of May. While many groups still connect over the summer, our groups adjust their regular meeting schedules in June, July and August.

What do Community Groups do when theY meet?

Each week, our groups participate in fellowship, worship, bible study and prayer. As the group begins, there is usually a time of light food and fellowship. Each week, the Community Group leader sends out a lesson based on the passage and sermon from the previous Sunday. The lessons are broken down into three parts. First, the “Enter” part of the lesson stimulates thought that points us to the interaction of the sermon/scripture and the world around us. Second, the “Exploration” part of the lesson allows each person to interact with and investigate the details of the passage. Third, the “Engage” part of lesson contains Christ-centered questions about sin, grace and mission. Community Groups also set aside time each week to pray for one another and the church.

Who leads the individual Community Groups?

Individual Community Groups are led by members and staff from the West County congregation. Most groups have “co-leaders” which allows for the distribution of weight and gifting within each group. Co-leading also lends itself to multiplication.

How do I join a community group?

Each year, we have a Community Group kick-off on a Sunday evening in mid-August. It is a chance to meet Community Group leaders and see which group would be the best relational and geographic fit for you. The kick-off is also the first chance to sign for a group. If you miss the initial Community Group signup in the fall or winter, stop by Welcome Center and fill out a Community Group Inquiry card.


community group RESOURCES

Click below for additional Community Group Resources, forms, leader guides and more:

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We believe baptism is an outward sign of an inward change. It’s a public commitment of belonging to the people of God and the global Church expressed through local congregations. Baptism shows others that you’ve decided to follow Jesus and allows the congregation to affirm the promises and blessings fulfilled in Christ’s life, death, and resurrection and encourage you in the return of Jesus and the benefits of eternal unity with him.

Baptism Stories

Hear from a few people in our West County community about their journey to baptism!

Jim's Story

Addison's Story

Levi's Story

John's Story

Ellie's Story

Kayla's Story

Sarah's Story

Kimberly's Story

Lisa's Story

Nolan's Story

EVENT SCHEDULE

WC | Journey 101 | September 1
  • Sunday - September 1st, 2019
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WC | Child Dedications
  • Sunday - September 8th, 2019
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WC | Worship Night
  • Sunday - September 15th, 2019
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WC | Equip Class: Gospel Identity
  • Sunday - September 15th, 2019
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WC | Fall Women's Book Study
  • Tuesday - September 17th, 2019
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WC | Family Sunday
  • Sunday - September 29th, 2019
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WC | Journey 101 | October 6
  • Sunday - October 6th, 2019
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WC | Journey 101 | November 3
  • Sunday - November 3rd, 2019
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WC | Journey 101 | December 1
  • Sunday - December 1st, 2019
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