Child Dedication


Join us on Sunday, September 22, as we will be having Child Dedications  during our worship celebrations. If you are interested in having your child dedicated, contact the church office or make a note on your Connect Card and someone will be in contact with you.    CHURCH OFFICE 717-838-3443

Fall Semester Growth Groups


Sunday, September 15 marks the launch of our church-wide event, Focus. This ten-week teaching series will walk through the core beliefs of Christianity in a clear and comprehensive way, equipping us with an easy-to-understand Christian worldview—helping us to both share our faith with other and faithfully navigate a world where the truth is contested at every turn. Our Fall Growth …

Men’s Breakfast


Our next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday, September 7 from 8:00-9:30am here at the church. Please join us for a great morning of food and fellowship. Our teaching topic for the morning will focus on the importance of creating Christian community and authentic relationships with other men. Please RSVP via your Connect Card or by contacting Steve Heverley at …

One2One Care Hurting? Stressed? 


 There are times we all could use extra support during a crisis or a life change. Our One2One Care Ministry is free and offers confidential support from a caring Christian friend who will walk with you through whatever difficult season  you are in ready to listen, pray and encourage you. For more information, mark the Personal Concern box on the back of your Connect Card. Please include your phone number or …

Lebanon Country School Prayer Walk


This year’s annual school prayer walk will be held next Saturday, August 24 at 9:00 am.  Prayer walking is onsite intercession, praying in the location that we expect God to bring forth His answers and His blessings.  We’ll meet in the church parking lot and then, in two different groups, walk to either Pine Street Elementary or Palmyra High School.  Once …

Impact Palmyra Community Gardens [UPDATE]


The Impact Palmyra community gardens are growing beautifully! Volunteers are needed each Wednesday and Saturday to help with garden maintenance tasks including mowing grass, weeding, watering and harvesting produce. Please sign-up at Questions can be directed to Lauren McAllister at        

Kidz Kamp 2019


 It’s time to sign up for Kidz Kamp! Bring your kids to Encounter Church for a fun morning for stories, games, crafts and food! The Kamp’s run from 9am-12pm on Wednesday, June 19, Wednesday, July 17 and Wednesday, August 14. Kamp is open to all children ages 3 through finishing grade 5. Kamp is free, but pre-registration is required. See the …

Church Family Potluck Picnic


Join us for a church-wide, outdoor potluck picnic on Sunday, June 9 immediately following the 10:45 service here at the church. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided: please bring a side dish or desert to share, as well as an outdoor chair or blanket to sit on. RSVP via your Connect Card or by stopping by the ministry table …

High School & College Graduation Sunday


If you or your graduating senior would like to be recognized during our 9:00 or 10:45 worship service on Sunday, May 26, please fill out the insert in your bulletin and return to the church office.  On May 26, the graduates will be called up to the front to be recognized for reaching this life milestone and Pastor Steve Mann will …

Men’s Baseball Outing


All men are invited to come watch the Harrisburg Senators take on the Reading Phillies next Sunday, May 26 at 6:30pm in Harrisburg. We have exclusive access to a private box for the game including buffet style food. There will also be fireworks after the game. Tickets are $25 per person which includes the cost of food. The deadline to …