GG: Mon #09 [Basic Christianity]

Location – ECP – Young Adult Room When – Monday @ 6:30PM Starting September 11 Leaders – Derek Storm & Mike Donley Who is Jesus Christ? What did he do? What must I do in response to his life? If he is not who he said he was, and if he did not do what he said he had come …

GG: Sun #04 [Soul Keeping by John Ortberg]

Location – Bensinger’s Home -Elizabethtown When – Sundays @4:00-5:30PM Starting September 17 Leaders – Todd & Janelle Bensinger   The health of your soul isn’t just a matter of saved or unsaved. It’s the hinge on which the rest of your life hangs. It’s the difference between deep, satisfied spirituality and a restless, dispassionate faith. We’ve neglected this eternal part …

GG: Sun #06 [Youth Leader Training 101]

Location – ECP -Young Adult Room When – Sunday @11:00 AM Starting September 10 Leaders – Pastor Steve Mann If you’ve been serving students for 20 minutes or 20 years, there is always room to grow and develop your youth ministry skills. The first DYMU Basic Youth Ministry Course is filled with practical training on how to be a more effective …

GG: Fri #16 [Dinner for 8]

Location – Kanodes – Palmyra When – Fridays @ 5:30-7:30 PM Starting September 15 Leaders – Sue & Karl Kanode   Dinner for 8 is a great way to meet new people and an emerging tradition at Encounter Church. It is designed to provide a low-key, low-pressure social environment to help cultivate relationships with other people who are NEW to …

GG: Fri #17 [Fight Club]

Location – Varied When – Varied Leader – Steve Heverly & Ben Rauch   The mission of Fight Club is to: awaken Christian men from mediocrity, strengthen them emotionally, intellectually, physically, and spiritually, resurrect true masculine community, and mobilize them for maximum impact in their families, churches, and communities. Fight Club is a 10-week journey where men are required to complete …

GG: Wed #11 [Steadfast Love]

Location – Palmyra (Orchard Hill) When – Wednesdays @  6:30-8:30 PM Starting September 13 Leader – Laura Stephens & Deborah Thompson   There are times when worship overflows effortlessly from a heart full of gratitude and praise. And there are times when God seems far and we feel we have nothing to offer. Throughout it all, God shows us His steadfast …

GG: Wed #12 [Women in Conversation – Feminism]

Location – ECP When – Wednesdays @ 7:00-8:15 PM Starting September 13 Leaders – Cheryl Eckman & Sam Oates   Gender roles have been debated for centuries in our culture. Where does the body of Christ enter this conversation? What does the Bible say about gender? Author Sarah Bessey offers a thoughtful review of biblical teaching and church practices, sharing from her …

GG: Thurs #15 [Walk/Run for God]

Location – ECP (Outside) When – Thursdays @ 6:00PM Starting September 14 Leader – Melissa Saylor   This growth group will discover how faith and endurance are not only necessary but parallel our spiritual journey’s. We will meet together for encouragement and then create a training plan that will culminate with a 5K at the end of the semester. This 5K Challenge is designed …

GG: Sun #07 [Jesus: He’s worth talking about]

Location – ECP (Small Youth Room) When – Sunday  @ 11:00 AM Starting September 10 Leader – Jennie Small   At some point, you have recognized your need for Jesus and given Him control of your life. He has given your life meaning and purpose and His love is transforming your heart and your mind. You want to introduce your …

GG: SUN #08 [Adult Men’s Basketball]

Location – ECP (Gym) When – Sundays @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM Starting September 10 Leaders – Matt Kleinfelter & Nate Zechman   Have you been looking for an opportunity to mix some friendly competition with some much needed exercise? How about joining us for some 3 on 3 or 4 on 4 “pickup” basketball? We will take a water break for …