Impact Palmyra (Coming Soon)


As we inch closer to summer, we also get closer to IMPACT PALMYRA, a church-wide week of service and engagement with our community! This is a great opportunity for people of all ages and skill levels to join together to make a lasting impact in the greater Palmyra area and to forge relationships with their neighbors. Registration opens April 15 …

Washington DC Bus Trip

Washington DC Bus Trip: Join the Encounter Church family and friends on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 as we travel to Washington DC to tour the White House, Capital Building and other attractions at the Capital Mall. Tour price: $50.00/person.   Contact Jim Beard or 717-838-9636 with questions. More details available at the Information Center.

Caring Cupboard Annual Golf Outing


On Saturday, May 19, the Caring Cupboard will host a golf fundraiser at the Deer Valley Golf Course. Those interested in sponsorship, playing with a team or learning more should visit the Caring Cupboard’s Facebook page or contact Derek Groff at 717-723-5845 or or  

Discovery Encounter Church


Discovering Encounter Church: If you’re asking, “What is Encounter Church all about?” – then come to the Discovering Encounter Church Seminar. This class offers a basic introduction to the Christian faith as well as Encounter’s unique strategy. Learn about our Vision, Core Values, church structure and discover the true meaning of membership. This seminar will be held Sunday, May 6 …

Men’s Baseball Outing


All men are invited to join us for a trip to watch the Lancaster Barnstormer’s take on the York Revolution in Lancaster on Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 pm (we will meet and head down immediately following the second service). We have exclusive access to a private skybox for the including buffet style food. Tickets are $25 per person which …

Summer Missions Trips

There’s still time to sign up for this summer’s Jr. or Sr. High (14+) missions trips. The Jr. High group is heading to West Virginia and the Sr. High is off to Guatemala with Champions in Action. The Guatemala trip is not only for the youth. It is open to anyone age 14 or over and the registration deadline is …

Ladies’ Brunch


 All ladies are invited to our annual brunch on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00 am with guest speaker, Samantha Oates. Please come out to enjoy a morning of fun, food, and fellowship together! Cost is $5 per adult, $3 for girls ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and under. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will be available …

Screenagers Movie Event


Want to help your child understand how to balance screen time with other healthy activities? If so, join the PASD in the Middle School auditorium on Monday, April 16, at 6:30 pm for a showing of Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. Students are welcome to attend with their parents. For more info, visit: LINK

Men’s Breakfast


Our next Men’s Breakfast will be happening here at the church on Saturday, April 14 from 7:30-9:00 am. Please plan to come out for a great morning of food and fellowship. Please RSVP via your Connect Card or by contacting Steve Heverley at

Library Voices Host Ian Randall Thornton!


Library Voices Host Ian Randall Thornton! On Friday night, April 13 at 7:30 pm, Encounter Church will offer another concert in the Library Voices series. Performing will be Ian Randall Thornton, an acoustic singer/songwriter from Virginia. All are welcome to come out for an awesome night of music. Suggested donation of $10. Doors open at 6:45 pm.