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new to jrny?

there's a place for you here

WE EXIST FTNYH

YOU ARE HERE
ON PURPOSE FOR A PURPOSE

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Even if you've never set foot into a church, God has a plan for your life! It's our goal to equip you to learn more about Jesus, be a part of reaching those not yet here, and answer any questions you have along the way. 

LIVE OUT GOD'S CALL ON YOUR LIFE

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this is how community happens

use your gifts & talents

a public declaration

If you’re new to JRNY and are wondering “What now?”, we’d love to meet you at our next Welcome to Church Night! We believe God wants to change the world through you, and we would love to show you how. If you have kids, the night is designed with them in mind as well! We have fun activities, games, and lessons provided for ages 0-12. 

JANUARY 8th

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Welcome to church night

we're all in this jrny
together

400 Franklin Ave
Phoenixville, PA 19460

FREE MEAL AT 6:00
EVENT STARTS AT 7:00

Baptisms

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The Bible clearly teaches that baptism is the first step of obedience after making a commitment to Jesus Christ. Making a decision to follow Jesus when no one is looking is significant, but there’s something powerful about publicly declaring, in front of family and friends, that you’ve given your life to Christ. To get more information, begin our Bible Plan and read our FAQ. Both will walk you through what the Bible says about baptism as a Next Step for a believer!

Next baptism sunday:
APRIL 14th

It illustrates Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection: “Christ died for our sins…He was buried…and He rose again.” (1 Corinthians 15:3-4) 

It illustrates my new life as a Christian: “When someone becomes a Christian he becomes a brand new person inside. The old life has passed away and a new life has begun!” (2 Corinthians 5:17) 

// WHAT IS THE MEANING OF BAPTISM?

To follow the example of Jesus: “At that time Jesus came from Nazareth and was baptized by John in the river.” (Mark 1:9) 

Because Jesus commanded it: “Jesus said, ‘Go then, to all people everywhere and make them my disciples, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and then teach them to obey everything that I have commanded you.'” (Matthew 28:19-20) 

// WHY SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED?

The New Testament shows no example of baptism when the person did not request it. All instances of baptism followed an individual’s decision to trust Jesus alone for their salvation (Acts 2:41; 8:12; 10:47-48). At Journey, we wait until the child is old enough to believe and understand the true meaning of baptism before we baptize them. When a child makes the decision for Christ, we gladly baptize them into the Christian faith. We also believe that if you have not experienced adult baptism, even though you have experienced baptism as an infant, the full meaning and significance of baptism has yet to take place in your life. We strongly encourage you to be baptized as an adult believer!

// WHAT ABOUT CHILD AND INFANT BAPTISM?​

As soon as you have believed. Acts 8:12 says, “But when they believed Philip as he preached the good news of the kingdom of God and the names of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.”

// WHEN SHOULD I BE BAPTIZED?

Because Jesus was baptized that way: “As soon as Jesus was baptized, He went up out of the water.” (Matthew 3:16)

Every baptism in the Bible was by immersion: “…both Philip and the man went down into the water and Philip baptized him…” (Acts 8:38-39) 

The word “baptize” means “to dip under water” 

// WHY BE BAPTIZED BY IMMERSION?

Every person who has believed in Jesus Christ. A believer is someone who has realized that their sin has separated them from God. They have given up all efforts to reach God through good works or religious activity. They have concluded that Jesus’ death on the cross for their sins is the only thing that can bridge the gap between them and God. A believer is someone who has decided to trust Christ alone for their salvation. If you have come to that point in your spiritual journey, then you are ready to be baptized! (Acts 2:41; 8:12-13)

// WHO SHOULD BE BAPTIZED? ​​

The Bible clearly teaches that baptism is the first step of obedience after making a commitment to Jesus Christ. Making a decision to follow Jesus when no one is looking is significant, but there's something powerful about publicly declaring, in front of family and friends, that you've given your life to Christ. This Bible plan will walk us through what the Bible says about baptism as a next step for a believer!

// get the 7-day bible plan

serve on a team

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Jesus came to seek and to save the lost. He came to serve, not to be served. As His followers, we know we’ve been called to do the same. In a culture that is plagued with consumerism, we believe that when we give our life away, we actually find life. 

Jesus came to seek and to save the lost. He came to serve, not to be served. As His followers, we know we’ve been called to do the same. In a culture that is plagued with consumerism, we believe that when we give our life away, we actually find life. Read more HERE to hear more about what the Bible says about serving.

// why should i serve
on a team?

Typically we ask people to serve twice a month. We want you to have the opportunity every other week to bring friends & family to church!

// How often do people serve?

We want to stay organized and efficient with every teammate who joins the team! One way that we do this is by using a service called Planning Center. When you sign-up to serve, an account will be created for you based on the email you provide to us – your leader will walk you through the details. Download the App HERE!

// How do I get scheduled?

In the scheduling website/app we use (Planning Center), there’s an option to let us know before we make the schedules if you’re unavailable on a given date. Check out the videos above to learn how to blockout dates!

// what if there's a sunday i can't serve?

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Looking for a way to meet new people at JRNY? Join a JRNY Home Group to reflect on God’s word, encourage each other towards next steps in your relationship with Jesus, and be a part of each other’s lives. When we ask God to grow our church, we know that it will always require more sacrifice, more pain, more hardship, and more growth. So as our church continues to become more impactful in our area, our need for community grows as well!

find a home group

better crew, better you
SPRING 2024

If you’re between the ages of 12-18, we encourage you to join a Teen Group! You’ll find encouragement, laughter, and friendships that will ultimately lead you closer to Jesus!

find a teen home group

better crew, better you
SPRING 2024

serve on a team

People can feel intimidated when coming to church for the first time. We love to make JRNY the exception to that rule. Our host team does this by directing guests to a parking spot, showing them where to go, and directing them to their seat. Our goal is to treat our guests the way God feels about them! 

Host Team

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serve on a team

Our safety teammates work hard to ensure the safety of our families on Sunday mornings. By providing peace of mind, they allow all our teammates to create the best experience for our guests. We only have one question: will you protect this house?

Safety Team

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JRNY Kids isn’t babysitting, it’s World Changing! We believe that kids can change the world. We’ve seen first hand how capable they are to use the lessons we teach them to impact their friends and families. That’s why we do our best to create a fun, interactive learning environment!

jrny kids 

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serve on a team

Have more flexibility to serve during the earlier part of Sunday mornings? Or you’re not available to serve during the different experiences? Pre-Experience Childcare is for you! You would be a part of the early-morning crew and help kick-start the day. This team arrives before the experiences begin to care for the children of set-up teammates!

pre-experience
childcare

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serve on a team

Across all of our campuses, musicians and vocalists serve God by using their talents and abilities to create an atmosphere of worship on Sunday mornings. Production Teammates run cameras, lights, video switchers, and audio to ensure that every person who attends on Sunday or watches online has the best experience possible. 

*PLEASE NOTE: this team includes a Wednesday evening rehearsal on weeks that you serve

Across all of our campuses, musicians and vocalists serve God by using their talents and abilities to create an atmosphere of worship on Sunday mornings. Production Teammates run cameras, lights, video switchers, and audio to ensure that every person who attends on Sunday or watches online has the best experience possible. *PLEASE NOTE: this team includes a Wednesday evening rehearsal on weeks that you serve

Band &
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serve on a team

Our Photographers capture our experiences, guest interactions, and special events! We use these pictures to update our social media, website, and give us the ability to look back and see how we have grown!

photography
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GET STARTED IN GOD'S WORD WITH THE BIBLE PLANS

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Not sure what your new relationship with Jesus looks like in your day to day life? We want to help you out! We have created plans that you can read on the Bible App – they make the Bible easy to understand and will show you how God has an answer for anything that you will face in life! Download the Bible App and start one of our plans below that we have created with you in mind. 

don't wait any longer

NEXT STEP PLANS

TOPICAL PLANS

If you take your faith seriously and want to bring friends with you to experience Christ, but aren’t sure how, check out this resource. This five session video course will take you through exactly how to share your faith with your friends, family members, neighbors, and anyone you come in contact with. You’ll learn that it doesn’t take a Bible degree to share Christ – it only takes a willing heart and a life changed by Jesus!

LET'S GO BRING 'EM HOME!

// not sure how to share your faith?

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get married @
Jrny

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Marriage is a lifelong covenant between a man and a woman before God. We hold this sacred covenant with utmost sincerity and importance. All decisions made by JRNY’s pastors reflect this significance! Because of that, if you would like to be married by one of our pastors you must meet the requirements listed in our Marriage Application.

here's what you
need to know:

Marriage class is required to be married by a JRNY pastor. Check out the info below for information on our next Marriage Class. (If your wedding date is prior to JRNY’s next Marriage Class, email information@jrny.church)

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JOIN MARRIAGE CLASS

Click the button below to fill out the wedding form. You’ll be able to select your wedding date, chose your JRNY Pastor, and rent a facility.

Check your e-mail for a final agreement signature (this may take up to 24 hours to receive).

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pick your date

Sign the final agreement form and if paying by check, be sure to mail it with a copy of your submission to:

JRNY Church
400 Franklin Avenue, STE 130 Phoenixville, PA 19460

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sign agreement

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