​BOARD MEMBER: JUDY POTTER LIVES IN WARRENS, WI. WITH HER HUSBAND OF 25 YEARS WHO WORKED IN THE CRANBERRY INDUSTRY. THEY HAVE THREE SONS, 4 GRANDCHILDREN AND 3 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. JUDY SERVED IN THE SPARTA COMMUNITY AND MONROE COUNTY AS A GENERAL SURGEON FOR 28 YEARS, 2 OF THOSE YEARS AS A SINGLE MOM. IN RETIREMENT SHE IS USING HER ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS IN SEVERAL VENUES, INCLUDING SOJOURNER'S JOURNEY.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/HOUSE MOTHER: JUDY BENNETT RESIDES WITH THE WOMEN IN OUR RESIDENT PROGRAM. SHE IS A SINGLE MOTHER OF THREE GROWN MEN, AND A DEVOTED GRANDMOTHER TO 8 GRANDCHILDREN. SHE IS A FOLLOWER OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST AND SHE ALSO LOVES CROCHET.

SPENCER LIVES IN SPARTA WITH HIS WIFE OF 6 YEARS. THEY HAVE SIX CHILDREN AND FIVE GRAND CHILDREN. SPENCER HAS A PASSION FOR HELPING MEN WHO HAVE BEEN INCARCERATED AND ARE REENTERING THE COMMUNITY. HE HAS BEEN WORKING WITH THE JAIL MINISTRY FOR THE LAST FEW YEARS, AND IS HOPING TO LEAVE HIS CURRENT JOB AS A TRUCK DRIVER TO WORK FULL TIME IN THE SOJOURNER'S JOURNEY MINISTRY TO MEN AND WOMEN. HE IS ALSO VERY ACTIVE IN BRINGING AWARENESS AND TRAINING TO PEOPLE ABOUT THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA.

SOJOURNER'S JOURNEY DEPENDS ON OUR TEAM OF COMMITTED BOARD MEMBERS, COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS TO CONTINUE TO SERVE THE MEN, WOMEN, AND MOTHER'S OF MONROE COUNTY. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN HANDS WITH US IN SHARED PURPOSE, WE SHOULD TALK, GIVE US A CALL.

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BOARD MEMBER: JEFF SPENCER LIVES NEAR SPARTA WITH HIS WIFE AND FOUR CHILDREN. IN ADDITION TO HIS ROLE AS DEDICATED HUSBAND AND FATHER, JEFF WORKS AS A DETECTIVE WITH THE MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT. THROUGH HIS POSITION AS A DETECTIVE, HE HAS GAINED VALUABLE INSIGHT INTO THE NEEDS AND STRUGGLES OF OUR COMMUNITY. THIS INSIGHT, AND JEFF'S DEVOTION TO THE WORD OF GOD, MAKE HIM A VALUABLE ASSET TO SOJOURNER'S JOURNEY 

PRESIDENT/ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER:  KATIE BENNETT LIVES IN SPARTA, WI WITH HER HUSBAND AND FOUR CHILDREN. IN ADDITION TO HER ROLE AS A WIFE, MOTHER, AND FOSTER PARENT, SHE IS A BUSINESS OWNER AND PROPERTY MANAGER. KATIE WAS ABLE TO GAIN EXPERIENCE IN THE MISSION FIELD THROUGH YWAM ( YOUTH WITH A MISSION) IN THAILAND IN 2005 AND THROUGH CHILDREN'S VISION IN COLUMBIA IN 2006. SHE IS THE VISIONARY AND THE FOUNDER OF SOJOURNER'S JOURNEY.

​MICHELLE LOEFFELHOLZ LIVES IN SPARTA WITH HER HUSBAND DAN AND HAS THREE GROWN CHILDREN. SHE IS A PERSONAL INSURANCE SPECIALIST AT TRICOR INSURANCE. MICHELLE'S COMPASSION AND NURTURING SPIRIT, INSPIRES WOMEN TO REACH FOR THEIR GOALS, WHILE BUILDING SELF-CONFIDENCE. SHE CAN OFFER ASSISTANCE WITH RESUMES, WRITING SKILLS AND JOB MENTORING, WHILE EMPOWERING THEM TO BECOME THEIR BEST SELVES.

PAT LIVES BETWEEN SPARTA AND BLACK RIVER FALLS WITH HER HUSBAND RAY AND HAS A BLENDED FAMILY OF SEVEN GROWN CHILDREN, FOURTEEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SEVEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE IS RETIRED AND LOVES WORKING IN HER YARD AND SERVING THE LORD. PAT IS PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING PEOPLE WHO ARE STRUGGLING AND A HEART TO HELP THEM FIND THE LORD. PAT HAS BEGUN A BIBLE STUDY WITH WOMEN INN THE MONROE COUNTY JAIL.

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