Journey@South Hutch Staff

Campus Pastor | Eric Miller
Eric grew up in Northeastern Ohio and is still plagued by his unbreakable loyalty to the Cleveland Browns. He and his wife, Karmen, followed God’s call to Kansas in 2005 and Eric joined the pastoral staff at Journey in 2007. He is a graduate of Hesston College’s Pastoral Ministry Program and Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. Eric and Karmen have three children and have fallen in love with life in Reno County. Eric is an adventure junkie and can usually be talked into anything that involves a physical challenge. He enjoys exercise of all kinds, good coffee, reading, playing with his kids, and camping.
 
Discipleship Pastor | Jesse Blasdel
Jesse joined the Journey pastoral staff in October 2009. Jesse has recently transitioned half of his time to Discipleship Pastor at the SH Campus while still providing leadership to JourneyYOUTH. Jesse has degrees from Tabor College and Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. He and his wife, Shiloh, moved to South Hutchinson from Lander, WY. They have four children: Carsen, Kennedy, Havily and Langley. Jesse is passionate about seeing people discover Jesus and the life that is found in Him.
 
JourneyKIDS Pastor | Sheri Zerger
Sheri and her Husband Darrin live in Hutchinson. She is from rural KS. Sheri and Darrin are licensed as foster parents in Reno County and are caring for a little girl! Sheri has an Education Degree from Tabor College and a Masters from the University of Kansas. Prior to her position as JourneyKIDS Pastor, she was a special education teacher. She enjoys cooking and baking, as well as traveling. Sheri has a passion for teaching kids about Jesus and helping families grow in their faith together.
 
JourneyYOUTH Pastor | Casey Nisly
Casey began working at Journey in October of 2018 after volunteering with JourneyYOUTH for many years! Casey lives in South Hutchinson with her dog Captain Jack Sparrow. Casey not only works with youth at the South Hutch campus, but also works as a Certified Opthalmic Scribe at Grene Vision Group. She loves to spend time with her family and friends, ride her motorcycle, cross-stitch and read. Casey is passionate about helping teenagers discover the beauty of a life lived with and for Jesus! And her goal is to have a blast while doing it!
 
JourneyKIDS Assistant Director | Molly Miller
Molly began working as JourneyKIDS Assistant Director in March of 2019. She and her husband Merlin live in rural Hutchinson. They have 5 children, Keaton, Trey, Kree, Trevin, and Tarik. Molly has been a stay at home mom for the past 12 years and has done daycare in her home over the years. Molly enjoys spending time with family, having coffee with friends, watching football, and hosting people in her home. She loves children and has a passion to help them learn and grow in their love for Jesus and becoming disciples to further the kingdom of God. Molly enjoys connecting with families and seeing them thrive in their homes as they follow Christ and lead their families!
 
Custodian | Phil Meyer
Phil and his wife Bonnie live in Burrton. Phil has 2 married children, and 5 grandchildren! He loves sports and attending his grandchildren’s events! He is partial to baseball, basketball, volleyball and tennis. Phil has a degree from Wichita State University and has worked as a custodian for many years. He enjoys being able to serve others by providing custodial services at our campus and says previous work was never as satisfying!
 
Custodian | Randy Short
Randy is from Great Bend, KS and currently resides in Hutchinson with his wife Gayla. Randy is retired after careers as an elementary teacher, machinist, and a school custodian! Randy enjoys reading, music, singing, and just enjoying life! He loves trying to keep up with his grandchildren and their activities. Randy is a fantastic addition to our team because of his desire to help and serve others whenever he can!