In this passage we read of men who were distressed, in debt and discontented - not an attractive, appealing group, but David captained them to greatness. A man with a heart after God took a bunch of ‘mis-fits’ and made them (as later described) ‘mighty men’.


Our purpose and goal is to impact the hearts and lives of men. To show them there is purpose and meaning to life. That no matter what state they find themselves in, through the right connection, they can be transformed.


Together we desire to ‘do’ life together. Realizing we’re not perfect, but through God’s Word begin to see our ‘role’ in the home, society and church – and rise to His challenge. We realize it’s not the past that counts (that’s forgiven) but this day forward…. Come and play your part- come, develop and grow into a mighty man of God!


REAL MEN meet in different groups during our small group semester. 

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If you’re a woman at Encounter Church, you’re a part of Sisterhood. We are a group of women of all ages, and all walks of life who passionately pursue Jesus. We are worshippers, not gossipers. We are encouragers, and bringers of hope. We are not boastful. We are humble.  We are generous and  we look for opportunities to bless others.  We are compassionate.  We see people through the eyes of Jesus and love them wholeheartedly, with grace and mercy.  We are women of great influence and purpose.  We are strong and confident and understand that our worth is found only in Christ. We meet in different groups during our small group semester.  Click here to join a small group today.


Encounter Recovery

Every Friday Night - 6:30 P.M.

A ministry providing support and aid in the recovery of all those that desire to make positive changes in their lives.


ER is a powerful  ministry that is focused on you. At ER, life altering decisions can be made, hearts changed and lives transformed through the love of Christ. NO matter what you are struggling with, all are set free at the cross. Our goal is to walk with you and support you as you began the road to healing, deliverance and restoration. This group is designed to provide support for all those struggling any destructive behavior, hurts, pain or habits.


Student life Ministries

Our Kids & Student Ministry includes all kids, ranging from birth to 12th grade. We are a Jesus-focused, Spirit-filled, and life-giving ministry, who's focus is to bring to life the Gospel of Christ in the lives of kids. Our vision is to raise up and empower the next generation to advance God's kingdom, so that our students can take their next steps to a life of significance with Christ.


Our Nursery serves families with babies 6 weeks through pre-school.  Our caring volunteers provide a loving, clean, and safe environment for your children.  We are not only caring for them we are teaching them about God's love. Our goal is for parents to enjoy the service and know that their child is in good hands. Please allow us to serve you, by caring for your children.  


Kids Club is the children’s ministry of Encounter Church. In Kids Club, your child will experience Biblical truths taught through interactive, fun messages. Our goal is for your child to learn about Jesus in a fun and safe environment, where they can experience the love of Jesus. We meet every 1st Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. and Sundays at 9am or 11am. We serve grades Kindergarten thru 5th grade. If you have any questions about our ministry, or would like to know how to get involved, please email us at:


The WAVE is the middle school and high school student ministry of Encounter Church. We exist to refresh and to shake up our world for Jesus Christ. The gospel is shared through community outreaches, sermons, and small group discussions. We also engage in casual events like bonfires and paintball, and enriching ones like conferences and youth camp to give students the opportunity to temporarily escape from the mundane, and do life with other like-hearted young people.

We meet every 1st Wednesday at 6:45pm for our own worship experience. Doors open at 6:25pm. We also meet in small group settings.

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We offer childcare from Nursery through elementary during services. The nursery & kids club are also available on Wednesday nights. Nursery and Kids club open 10 minutes before each service. 

Worship Ministry

Ezekiel 46:9

“But when the people of the land come before the LORD on the appointed feast days, whoever enters by way of the north gate to worship shall go out by way of the south gate; and whoever enters by way of the south gate shall go out by way of the north gate. He shall not return by way of the gate through which he came, but shall go out through the opposite gate."

This verse is the heart of the Encounter Church Praise and Worship Team. Although this passage speaks about the formalities of the sanctuary in Ezekiel’s day, the truth within it is so relevant for today. Just as the people had to exit the opposite way from which they entered, our goal is to usher in the presence of God so that no one leaves the same way that they came. We believe that through praise and worship lives can be completely changed by the power of God, and it’s our charge to see that accomplished.



Connect Plus is a monthly gathering for ages 50 years of age and older. They meet the last Friday of every month at 6:30 p.m.


We are passionate about showing you who Jesus is. Whether it is in our own neighborhood or across the globe, we can tangibly express God’s love for humanity through our outreach "Jesus Is" projects and mission trips. Join us as we extend our mission beyond our walls and share the love of Jesus in our local and global community. We meet monthly for local outreach. You can learn more on our ENCOUNTER OUTREACH Facebook page.

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Local Missions

Our church desires to invest in local ministries and organizations that help fill the gap for people in need in our community. Our approach is to form long-term relationships, where we can invest financial resources and create opportunities for our church body to serve and share the love of Jesus.

Local ministries we support are:

A Door of Hope Ministries

Southeast Ministries

Outreach & Benevolence



Global Missions

The life-changing message of Jesus Christ is intended for a worldwide audience. Our purpose is to impact nations by equipping believers to "go and make disciples of all nations" (Matthew 28:19.) We partner with ministries in other parts of the world by providing financial support and other resources.


New Hope Nicaragua

Carmel Congregation (Israel)


"Married for Life" Ministry at Encounter is for couples who want to invest in activities that grow and strengthen their marriages. We provide Bible-based lessons and events designed to encourage each other in our efforts for a Christ-centered marriage. We cannot strongly enough encourage you to be a part of this ministry. It helps so much to meet with other couples and know that you are not alone in the 'issues' we face. We meet in different groups during our small group semester.  Nursery is provided. It's an awesome investment for your FAMILY! 

Click here to join a small group today.