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 …

Kidz Kamp 2018


Time to Sign Up for Kidz Kamp! Bring your kids to Encounter Church for a fun morning of stories, games, crafts and food! The Kamps run from 9am-12pm on June 20, July 18 and August 15. Kamp is open to all children ages 3 through finishing grade 5. Kidz Kamp is FREE but pre-registration is required. See the insert for …

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  

Caring Cupboard Lunch Program


 We’ll be providing lunches at the Caring Cupboard next Wednesday, May 16. Volunteers are needed to pack and hand out lunches. Lunch packing will take place at the church beginning at 8:00 am, and handouts at the Caring Cupboard will begin at 10:00 am. Donations of individually wrapped fruit cups, chips, and cookies should be dropped off at the church …

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 …

Kenbrook Summer Camp Fundraiser


Our Kidz Konnection students will be having a fundraiser with R & K Subs to help cover the costs of summer camp at Kenbrook. Beginning next Sunday, look for a table in the lobby where subs can be ordered. If your child is attending Kenbrook Camp and would like to participate in the fundraiser, please contact Stephanie Schell at …

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 …