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Krystal

Krystal Unrein is passionate about people knowing Jesus and knowing that they belong. She is the Guest Services Director at her home church, loves people, and has a huge heart for foster families. She is married to her husband Brandon and they would love to adopt in the near future.
 

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Jen 

Jen Chase is passionate about Jesus and serving Him through her capacity as a parent, High School Counselor, and team member of 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.

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Shannon 

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.

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Lisa

Lisa lives with her husband Jason and their four great kids - two boys, two girls! They were a foster family for two years before adopting their youngest daughter. Lisa was a stay at home mom for 14 years and when their youngest child started school, she became a substitute teacher. Her family loves to go on adventures together. They frequently camp and explore God's creation in America's National Parks.

Bekah

 Bekah loves celebrating people. She is the Special Needs Minister at their home church, a momma, and wife to her best friend. They have two sweet and sassy girls and one stub boy, two 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 phenomenal JITJ volunteers!

Our Team