Our Team

Our Team


Jen Chase is a lover of Jesus who is honored to serve Him through her passions of parenting, School Counseling, and the Joy in the Journey ministry.  She is married to her best friend who also happens to be her high school sweetheart and together they have the privilege of raising their three children, one of whom was adopted from Ethiopia.


Shannon Schultz is an elementary special education teacher and infant survival swim instructor, She is passionate about faith, family, and fitness. Together she and her husband are raising their two children, both adopted internationally.



Sarah Habuda is passionate about loving God and loving people.  Sarah is a teacher and has a huge heart for adoption, orphan care, and supporting and connecting with adoptive families . Sarah and her husband are incredibly blessed to have two sons that were adopted from Taiwan.




Lisa lives with her husband Jason and their four great kids! She was a stay at home mom  for 14 years. and adopted one of their children through Foster Care.  When their youngest child recently started school, she began substitute teaching. Her family loves to go on adventures together. They frequently camp and explore God's creation in America's National Parks. 


Bekah loves celebrating people. She is a  the Special Needs Minister at their home church, a momma,  and wife to her best friend. They have two sweet and sassy girls, one biological and one adopted domestically who is blessed with a wonderful extra chromosome.  As a family it is their joy to serve, love and laugh with people.

We are incredibly blessed to have a huge team of volunteers who help us with everything from Retreat logistics (speaking, lights, sounds, music, decorations, food, etc) to fundraising, and prayer support. We are so incredibly thankful for our JitJ volunteers! 

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