Welcome to The Journey Hanley Road

829 N. Hanley Road St. Louis, MO 63130

We’re glad you found your way here!

The Journey Hanley Road is one of five locations of The Journey church across the St. Louis metro region.

We are passionate about serving our community in University City and partnering with local organizations and schools to embody love to our neighbors. Keep scrolling to catch a glimpse of who we are. We would love to connect with you!

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Carlos Smith
Lead Pastor

Sunday Services


In-Person Services at Hanley Road

We host one, indoor 10 a.m. service every Sunday. Learn more below.

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Journey Kids

We are growing our team!

We desire to fully open our Journey Kids ministry for all ages, but we can't do it without your help. Please fill out the interest form below to start a conversation about what serving could look like.

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Need support? Looking to get involved? Maybe, during this extended period of social distancing, you're looking for a community to connect with for accountability and friendship. Or, maybe you want to dive into a new book or Bible study and read-along with others. Explore our groups and find your people! 

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Upcoming Events

While opportunities for in-person events at our church are limited at this time, we still have ways you can get involved. Check our calendar for a list of upcoming virtual and in-person events.

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Serve With Us

There are many opportunities to serve in the local church body.  After filling out the form, a ministry leader or staff member will be in touch. We are grateful for you!

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Current Opportunities

Provide a meal for individuals or families in our church. Click below for more information!



Journey Kids

We are a community serving together to cultivate the gospel in the next generation. During this time, our Journey Kids ministry is offered for walkers to preschoolers. Visit the Journey Kids page to learn more about our online resources for parents and families!


Journey Students

Journey Students is a place for your child to belong. Our mission is to partner with your family to help your students love God more today than they did yesterday, be discipled in the love and truth of Jesus, and to trust Jesus with their today, tomorrow, and eternity. Visit the Journey Students page for updates, current studies, and more.


Women's Ministry

We are a community of women committed to building relationships, discipling one another, and fulfilling our God-given commission to love and serve others. We are completely dependent upon God’s word as our guide and the Holy Spirit as our help.


Men's Ministry

We seek to encourage, challenge, and walk alongside the men in our community as we grow together in our faith. 

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Hosts Ministry

Through hospitality and engagement, the Hosts team seeks to create an environment where people can meet Jesus.

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Production Ministry

The Production Ministry's audio engineers and media and lighting operators ensure that those at The Journey Hanley Road can sing praises to God and hear the Word taught free of distraction.

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Missions Ministry

The Missions Ministry is a group of people from all walks of life, serving in a wide variety of ways to enable missionaries to be ever more effective. 

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Carlos Smith
Lead Pastor

Mark Goins
Worship & Arts Director


Bryce Van Deraa
Pastor of Spiritual Formation

Sarah Erickson
Director of Journey Kids

Aaron Layton

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Nathan Mattia

Donna Burch

Lindsey (Cook) Fox

Sarah Gentry

Tim Martin

Amy Mattia

Emily Riske


Connect with Us

Phone: 314-282-8303
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Email: infohr@thejourney.org

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