Pastors and Elders

Matthew Savage

Elder, Lead Pastor
Matthew is blessed to be married to Nikki and together they have three sons. Matthew is the Lead Pastor at Journey Church and in addition to preaching and pastoral care, he oversees Sunday services, Community Groups and the Elder team. Matthew is passionate about seeing lives transformed by the good news of the gospel. He loves traveling, boating, cook outs with friends and supporting orphan/foster care ministry. 

Luke Emerson

Elder, Children & Families Pastor
Luke is married to Jess and together they are parents of an adult son and two school-aged daughters. Luke is responsible for children and youth ministry, supporting parents in the discipleship of their children, as well as overseeing the administrative needs of the church. He is passionate about seeing people's hearts captured by God's love for them in Jesus Christ. He loves travel, cooking, motorcycles, and his work as a CASA.

Jonathan Gilroy

Jonathan is married to Jessi who together raise four unique boys who enjoy playing piano, roughhousing, and competing at everything. He serves as a lay elder and works as a scientist. Seeing children grow in their faith and understanding of the gospel is a particular joy to him when he teaches in the Children’s Ministry. On warm summer days you can find his family crabbing on a kayak or relaxing on the water at a nearby lake.