Week of November 11

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Operation Christmas Child

Pick up a box today and return it to either the Bridge Church or Grace Community Church by next Sunday, November 18.

Youth Sunday

Our youth group is going to be leading our church service December 2.

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! EncounterYouth.Group

Week of October 28

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Kids & Seniors Trick-or-Treat

The Encounter Kids have been invited to Trick-or-Treat with the senior residents at Aegis of Laguna Niguel, today after church at 3:30pm. The senior residents will hand out candy to our kids. Come dressed in your costumes. 32170 Niguel Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! EncounterYouth.Group

Week of October 21

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Kids & Seniors Trick-or-Treat

The Encounter Kids have been invited to Trick-or-Treat with the senior residents at Aegis of Laguna Niguel, Sunday, October 28 at 3:30pm. The senior residents will hand out candy to our kids. Come dressed in your costumes. 32170 Niguel Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! EncounterYouth.Group

Week of October 14

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Kids & Seniors Trick-or-Treat

The Encounter Kids have been invited to Trick-or-Treat with the senior residents at Aegis of Laguna Niguel, Sunday, October 28 at 1pm. The senior residents will hand out candy to our kids. Come dressed in your costumes. 32170 Niguel Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Serve at Encounter

Serving softens and opens your heart to the things of God. Today we will be talking about multiple ways you can serve in the church.

Night of Worship

Join us Tonight, October 14 at the church office as we press into Encountering God. 6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! EncounterYouth.Group

Week of October 7

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Serve at Encounter

Serving softens and opens your heart to the things of God. Today we will be talking about multiple ways you can serve in the church.

Night of Worship

Join us next Sunday, October 14 at the church office as we press into Encountering God.  6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! EncounterYouth.Group

Week of September 30

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Serve at Encounter

Serving softens and opens your heart to the things of God. Today we will be talking about multiple ways you can serve in the church.

Night of Worship

Join us tonight, October 14 at the church office as we press into Encountering God.  6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $249.

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers. Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

Week of September 23

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Night of Worship

Join us tonight, October 14 at the church office as we press into Encountering God.  6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $249.

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers. Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

 

Week of September 16

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Night of Worship

Join us tonight, September 16 at the church office as we press into Encountering God.  6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Teacher Blessings

Today we will hear a testimony from one of the teachers and how our being on campus makes a difference.

Signups will be after church in the back for the whole year. You can signup on the Encounter app on the google doc, donate money towards a blessing and the team will come up with a treat, or Amy will help you sign up in the back.

There is a flyer in the back with ideas for blessings

Together Groups

Groups started this week.  It is not too late to join a group. Together Groups meet 6 times during the fall. AND We are launching a new series on both Sunday mornings and for 6 weeks in our Together Groups called Goliath Must Fall.  This fall, we will learn how to walk in the victory that Jesus has already bought for us.   Sign-up for Together Groups and Rooted Groups on our church app starting today or at the welcome table after the service. The cost for a study guide is only $5 and scholarships are available.  

Rooted Group

Rooted is a 10-week discipleship experience.   Whether you are a new believer or have walked with the Lord for many years, you will be brought back to the simplicity and depth of what it means to walk in a growing and thriving relationship with Jesus through prayer, daily devotions and service.   Rooted is how we define being a passionate disciple at Encounter.  Groups wil be starting tonight at the church office, 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $249.

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers. Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

 

Week of September 9

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Connect After Church

Plan on sticking around after church today after church for our Connect After Church BBQ

Night of Worship

Join us next Sunday night, September 16 at the church office as we press into Encountering God.  6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Teacher Blessings

Today we will hear a testimony from one of the teachers and how our being on campus makes a difference.

Signups will be after church in the back for the whole year. You can signup on the Encounter app on the google doc, donate money towards a blessing and the team will come up with a treat, or Amy will help you sign up in the back.

There is a flyer in the back with ideas for blessings

Together Groups

Groups starts this week. Together Groups meet 6 times during the fall. AND We are launching a new series on both Sunday mornings and for 6 weeks in our Together Groups called Goliath Must Fall.  This fall, we will learn how to walk in the victory that Jesus has already bought for us.   Sign-up for Together Groups and Rooted Groups on our church app starting today or at the welcome table after the service. The cost for a study guide is only $5 and scholarships are available.  

Rooted Group

Rooted is a 10-week discipleship experience.   Whether you are a new believer or have walked with the Lord for many years, you will be brought back to the simplicity and depth of what it means to walk in a growing and thriving relationship with Jesus through prayer, daily devotions and service.   Rooted is how we define being a passionate disciple at Encounter.  Groups wil be starting tonight at the church office, 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $249.

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers. Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

 

Week of September 2

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Connect After Church

Plan on sticking around after church today after church for our Connect After Church BBQ

Night of Worship

Join us next Sunday night, September 16 at the church office as we press into Encountering God.  6pm at 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Teacher Blessings

Today we will hear a testimony from one of the teachers and how our being on campus makes a difference.

Signups will be after church in the back for the whole year. You can signup on the Encounter app on the google doc, donate money towards a blessing and the team will come up with a treat, or Amy will help you sign up in the back.

There is a flyer in the back with ideas for blessings

Together Groups

Groups starts this week. Together Groups meet 6 times during the fall. AND We are launching a new series on both Sunday mornings and for 6 weeks in our Together Groups called Goliath Must Fall.  This fall, we will learn how to walk in the victory that Jesus has already bought for us.   Sign-up for Together Groups and Rooted Groups on our church app starting today or at the welcome table after the service. The cost for a study guide is only $5 and scholarships are available.  

Rooted Group

Rooted is a 10-week discipleship experience.   Whether you are a new believer or have walked with the Lord for many years, you will be brought back to the simplicity and depth of what it means to walk in a growing and thriving relationship with Jesus through prayer, daily devotions and service.   Rooted is how we define being a passionate disciple at Encounter.  Groups wil be starting tonight at the church office, 23456 Madero Suite 185, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $249.

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers. Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

 

Week of August 26

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Goliath Must Fall

A new series starting September 2.

Teacher Blessings

Today we will hear a testimony from one of the teachers and how our being on campus makes a difference.

Signups will be after church in the back for the whole year. You can signup on the Encounter app on the google doc, donate money towards a blessing and the team will come up with a treat, or Amy will help you sign up in the back.

There is a flyer in the back with ideas for blessings

Together Groups

This fall we are pressing into Encountering God and become passionate disciples of Jesus.  The word disciple means follower. It means being a student and sitting at the feet of Jesus.  Becoming more like him is radical transformation and one of the best ways to see radical transformation take place is in small groups.  Here at Encounter we call our small groups, Together Groups. Together Groups meet 6 times during the fall. AND We are launching a new series on both Sunday mornings and for 6 weeks in our Together Groups called Goliath Must Fall.  This fall, we will learn how to walk in the victory that Jesus has already bought for us.   This new series will be launching September 2 and you can sign-up for Together Groups and Rooted Groups on our church app starting today or at the welcome table after the service. The cost for a study guide is only $5 and scholarships are available.  Groups will be starting September 9.

Rooted Group

Rooted is a 10-week discipleship experience.   Whether you are a new believer or have walked with the Lord for many years, you will be brought back to the simplicity and depth of what it means to walk in a growing and thriving relationship with Jesus through prayer, daily devotions and service.   Rooted is how we define being a passionate disciple at Encounter.  Groups wil be starting September 9.

 

Fantasy Football League

Sunday, August 26, 2018
6:30 PM  8:30 PM
WHAT: Encounter Church Fantasy Football 

WHEN: LIVE DRAFT NIGHT: Sunday, August 26 @ 6:30pm 

WHERE: Encounter Church Offices 

*The NFL Season Begins September 6, 2018 and ends February 2019. 

PLATFORM: ESPN.com Fantasy Football Leagues

HOW MUCH: $10* per person for Pizza Night + Trophy / Prizes

Email: phil@encountermv.com

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $149 per couple until September 1 and will go up to $249 after September 1.  

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers.  Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

 

Week of August 19

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Welcome David Toney

Church, today we welcome David (pronounced Daveed) Toney as our new worship leader and his wife Courtney, and his 3 boys Isaiah, Hudson, and Maxwell as he starts this Sunday, let’s roll out the red carpet for them and make them feel right at home! 

Would you introduce yourself to the Toney’s and give them a big hug this Sunday as they join our church family?

The Lord is faithful and He has provided once again in His perfect timing. Hallelujah! I love you all!

Teacher Blessings

Today we will hear a testimony from one of the teachers and how our being on campus makes a difference.

Signups will be after church in the back for the whole year. You can signup on the Encounter app on the google doc, donate money towards a blessing and the team will come up with a treat, or Amy will help you sign up in the back.

There is a flyer in the back with ideas for blessings

Beach Burrito Night

Let's celebrate the end of summer with a bonfire at Doheny Beach.  Wednesday, August 22, 5-9pm.   Cost is about $15 for parking.   Burritos and Quesadillas (Chicken Tacos for Gluten Free) and S'mores will be available for $5/person and $20/family

Fantasy Football League

Sunday, August 26, 2018
6:30 PM  8:30 PM
WHAT: Encounter Church Fantasy Football 

WHEN: LIVE DRAFT NIGHT: Sunday, August 26 @ 6:30pm 

WHERE: Encounter Church Offices 

*The NFL Season Begins September 6, 2018 and ends February 2019. 

PLATFORM: ESPN.com Fantasy Football Leagues

HOW MUCH: $10* per person for Pizza Night + Trophy / Prizes

Email: phil@encountermv.com

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $149 per couple until September 1 and will go up to $249 after September 1.  

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers.  Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

 

Week of August 10

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Celebrate Pastor Brandon

Today join us as we celebrate Pastor Brandon.  We will have cupcakes after the service.

Beach Burrito Night

Let's celebrate the end of summer with a bonfire at Doheny Beach.  Wednesday, August 22, 5-9pm.   Cost is about $15 for parking.   Burritos and Quesadillas (Chicken Tacos for Gluten Free) and S'mores will be available for $5/person and $20/family

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your marriage at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA. The cost of the retreat is $149 per couple until September 1 and will go up to $249 after September 1.  

The marriage retreat is at the beautiful Carlsbad Inn in Carlsbad, CA.  Additional nights are available at $159 (Plus Tax & Fees) for Thursday and or Saturday night on a first come, first serve basis and must be booked directly with Carlsbad Inn at (760) 434-7020.  Tell them you are with Encounter Church.  Meals are on your own. This year we welcome Pastor Chad Halliburton, Campus Pastor at Rock Harbor Mission Viejo, and his lovely wife Jenn as our speakers.  Register here.  

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

Week of July 29

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Celebrate Pastor Brandon

Join us next Sunday as we celebrate Pastor Brandon.  We will have cupcakes after the service.

Beach Burrito Night

Let's celebrate the end of summer with a bonfire at Doheny Beach.  Wednesday, August 22, 5-9pm.   Cost is about $15 for parking.   Burritos and Quesadillas (Chicken Tacos for Gluten Free) and S'mores will be available for $5/person and $20/family

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12?  Youth Group Meets today! August 5 and Monday, August 13 at the Websters home. Go to EncounterYouth.Group

 

Week of July 22

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Beach Burrito Night

Let's celebrate the end of summer with a bonfire at Doheny Beach.  Wednesday, August 22, 5-9pm.   Cost is about $15 for parking.   Burritos and Quesadillas (Chicken Tacos for Gluten Free) and S'mores will be available for $5/person and $20/family

Youth Group

Did you know we have a youth group that meets the first Sunday of the month for Grades 6 - 12.   Go to EncounterYouth.Group

Vacation Bible School (Shipwrecked)

What a fantastic week at VBS!  Thank you for all of you who not only participated but also supported.  We had over 100 kids and 80 volunteers who participated in this week.

 

Week of July 15

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Vacation Bible School

Starts this week Tuesday - Friday! Pray for kids and their parents to Encounter God because "Jesus Rescues Me!"

We will be raising money to support Mission to Mexico - and build a house for family in Mexico.  Our goal is $5,200.

Beach Burrito Night

Let's celebrate the end of summer with a bonfire at Doheny Beach.  Wednesday, August 22, 5-9pm.   Cost is about $15 for parking.   Burritos and Quesadillas (Chicken Tacos for Gluten Free) and S'mores will be available for $5/person and $20/family

Week of July 8

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  We have a gift for you at our welcome table in the back.  Stop by and say "Hello"

Vacation Bible School

Starts this week Tuesday - Friday! Pray for kids and their parents to Encounter God because "Jesus Rescues Me!"

We will be raising money to support Mission to Mexico - and build a house for family in Mexico.  Our goal is $5,200.

Beach Burrito Night

Let's celebrate the end of summer with a bonfire at Doheny Beach.  Wednesday, August 22, 5-9pm.   Cost is about $15 for parking.   Burritos and Quesadillas (Chicken Tacos for Gluten Free) and S'mores will be available for $5/person and $20/family

Week of July 1

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  Today is communion Sunday.  We celebrate the life-giving resurrection power of Jesus. 

Vacation Bible School

Set-up and Tear Down are July 14.  Mark your calendars for July 17 - 20 (Tuesday - Friday).  Ages 4 Years - Grade 5 (Incoming) Cost is $50.  The theme is Shipwrecked.   Register / Volunteer & Donate at encountermv.com/vbs

Happy 4th of July

Let's pray for our country this week.

 

 

Week of June 24

Welcome to Encounter 

Welcome to Encounter Church.  Today is communion Sunday.  We celebrate the life-giving resurrection power of Jesus. 

Vacation Bible School

Mark your calendars for July 17 - 20 (Tuesday - Friday).  Ages 4 Years - Grade 5 (Incoming) Cost is $50.  The theme is Shipwrecked.   Register / Volunteer & Donate at encountermv.com/vbs

Beach Banzai (Youth Group Summer Camp)

Pray for our youth group down at Beach Banzai Surf Camp this weekend.  They return this afternoon.