ENCOUNTER — HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY

For 9th – 12th Grade Students

Encounter is a place where high school students can find friends, ask real questions about real life and faith, and chase after God with their peers. We meet on Sundays at 11am in the Encounter Room for a high school worship service. It’s a casual setting full of everything from music to laughter to teaching that makes you think. We also have Life Groups that meet on Wednesday nights during the school year and are a great place to study the Bible, to bond, and to be known in our ministry. Lastly, we also love to play and have several weekend retreats, camps, and a variety of serving opportunities for you to get involved with throughout the year too. So, don’t miss out, come and join us as we make Encounter a vital part of an epic high school life experience.

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When We Meet

Sundays at 11 AM
in the Encounter Room

Bible Sessions
9am Sundays

Life Groups

Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Encounter Room

Events and Retreats

We have events, retreats and camp scheduled throughout the year.
Check below for more details

Life Groups

Wednesday Nights during the school year we meet in smaller groups at Journey Community Church from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. It is a time filled with worship, Bible Study, prayer, and friendships! This is a great opportunity for high schoolers to deepen their faith while building community with those in their small group. Also, we serve dinner for only $5.

Life Groups Fall & Winter Schedule
Nov 14 – Individual Life Group night (ask leader for details)
Nov 21st – Jan 2nd: No Life Groups
Jan 9th – Life Groups Return

Sunday Mornings

We have our main Encounter High School service at 11 am. We just launched Bible Sessions at 9am for a more in depth and intimate look at the bible and how to apply it to our live. All happening in the Encounter room.

Sessions Fall/Winter Schedule
9am bible sessions (every Sunday except Dec 23, 30 and Jan 27th)
11am Encounter service (every Sunday except Dec 23, 30 and Jan 27th)

Camps, Events, and Activities

We love to build relationships and we love to play. Encounter hosts several weekend retreats, camps, and a variety of serving opportunities for you to get involved with throughout the year too. So, don’t miss out, come and join us as we make Encounter a vital part of an epic high school life experience.

Events Fall & Winter Schedule
Dec 5th – Academy Awards Prep Night – All Hands
Dec 8th – Academy Awards Party!
Jan 13 – Pop Up
Jan 25-27 Snow Trip

The Latest from Encounter

Morgan Mitchell

Encounter Director

Morgan  is from Rochester NY. Being born and raised in the church, he has found his calling to teach people what it means to look, live, and love like Jesus.  Morgan graduated with a degree in Business Management, but during his time in college, God made it very clear to him that he has been called to be a Pastor. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity. At the age of 19, he started a Spoken Word Ministry where he used poetry creatively to minister to thousands of people. In his free time he likes fitness, reading, drinking coffee, prayer, and laughing. 

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