Rev. Robert J. Swearer
Lead Pastor

Pastor Bob was the first called pastor to our ministry and has guided this congregation since its beginnings. His 32 years of experience in ministry and professional church consulting has allowed Life Journey to flourish as a start-up ministry.

On Sunday, he teaches confirmation classes, preaches, and sometimes even plays the guitar. During the week, he leads multiple life groups, Bible studies, and prayer groups.  He also has a strong presence in the local community representing the congregation at Faith Based Coffee,  volunteering on numerous Thrivent Action Teams and attending meetings of the LCMC Northwest District.


B.S. Psychology

Concordia University - Bronxville

Master of Divinity

Concordia Theological Seminary - St. Louis

Joined Life Journey: 2013 

Lori Fiorillo
Celebrate Recovery
Ministry Coordinator

Lori serves as our Celebrate Recovery Ministry Coordinator leading the effort to build an officially recognized CR ministry at LJLC. She currently works with five other team members.


Marge Swearer
Worship Coordinator

Marge serves as our Worship Coordinator overseeing our Music Ministry. She participates by providing instrumental music and directing the Vocalists and instrumentalists in preparation and performance.  

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Rodney Rogers
Ministry Coordinator

Rodney serves as our Multi-Media Ministry Coordinator overseeing our Sunday  worship Livestream broadcast. Rodney has a background in television production.  Three additional media team volunteers help cover the live in-house Power Point presentation under his supervision.


Judy Zeller
Altar Guild
Ministry Coordinator


Judy serves as our Altar Guild Ministry coordinator overseeing Altar/ Holy Communion set-up and supplies. 

Jodi Church
Kidz Journey
Ministry Coordinator

Nicole Tiffany
Home School
Ministry Coordinator

Jodi Serves as our Sunday morning Kidz Journey Ministry coordinator for classes (grades 1-5) during worship

Nicole serves as our Home School Ministry Coordinatro who oversees weekday home school classes that are held on our campus. She also hosts a Wednesday chapel worship and Friday evening family film night during the first week of each month. During the summer months, Nicole directs LJLC's Vacation Bible School program