The Journey Back

Rockville, Indiana

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Note from shop owner Thank you for visiting The Journey Back Mission Store. We are closed at this time. Thank you to all who have purchased from our store to support this ministry. Follow us at

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Thank you for visiting The Journey Back Mission Store. We are closed at this time. Thank you to all who have purchased from our store to support this ministry. Follow us at

Rachel Porter

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Giving that Means More

When you buy a gift (for yourself or someone you love) from The Journey Back you are giving so much more. Your support helps us give love and hope to those who experienced the horrors of the Holocaust and have carried the darkness of it in their hearts for decades. Your support helps us provide the fun, relationships, and teaching of a week of camp to children effected by the war in Ukraine. Some of these children have even been orphaned by the war, and most of them have had to leave their homes. Your support gives us a chance to minister to Polish teens, at a time in their lives when they are making real decisions of who they are and who they are going to be. Your support lets us encourage full-time camp ministers and do the work it takes to keep such a place working to change lives. Your support allows us to travel to Christian churches to help them build stronger ministries to the people of Poland. Your support grows a heart for missions in two young American kids. Buying a gift from The Journey Back gives beyond what you can ever know.

Thank you for visiting our Mission Store.

Shop members

  • The Porter Family


    We are a typical midwest Christian family looking for opportunities to love people and show them who God really is. We spend one month each year in Poland to do just that.

  • Trudy Porter


    Trudy is my fabulous mother-in-law. Give her a little fabric, needle and thread and you'll be amazed! Check out her adorable bunny pillows!

  • Janet Fahey

    Yarn Crafts

    Janet is our minister's wife, and let me tell you... she knows how to work a skein of yarn into something beautiful. The scarves and doll clothes she has graciously crafted and donated to our ministry.

  • Mandy Ferguson

    Yarn Crafts

    Mandy is my oldest friend (That is, I've known her my whole life... not that she's OLD). She has a heart of gold and can weave an incredible baby blanket, one that you'll really use and treasure, not just hold on to because someone made it for you!

  • Leslie Shaffer


    Leslie is a co-worker and friend who makes amazing wooden signs and has contributed her talents for our mission store. See Leslie's other great work at

  • Karen Smith


    My amazing mom, who makes the most incredible homemade preserves. Her contributions are mostly sold in my in-person sales, but if you have a chance to come to one of those, make sure you take some jars of goodness home!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Welcome to The Journey Back Mission Store. You're purchase here helps fund our family's ministry.

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I will gladly refund any purchase that you are unhappy with within 30 days of purchase.
I accept pretty much every form of payment. Ready-made items will ship within 24 hours. Made to order and custom items may take up to a week to create, but will ship as soon as possible.

A few very generous-hearted people have wanted to give more than the purchase price toward or ministry in support of our financial needs. Etsy doesn't allow for this, but if you feel lead to give above and beyond, please visit our website at We pray that God will bless you for your generosity.
Your order will be shipped within 1-2 business days of purchase when buy a ready-made item and pay online. Custom orders require about a week. Items paid by check or money order will ship when I receive payment. I ship via first class USPS. You'll receive tracking information through Etsy.
Additional policies and FAQs
I love to do custom orders. If you see something you like, but are interested in special sizes, colors or a variation of the design, please contact me!

All purchases will ship packaged for gifting, even if it's a gift to yourself! If you are purchasing for someone else and would like your purchase shipped directly to them with a gift message, just let me know!