Vacation Bible School
Jul
17
Jul 21

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be July 17 - 21 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm each evening.   

Maker Fun Factory is a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God. This summer our kids are going to set out on a great adventure at Vacation Bible School. We want this to be the best week of our kids lives. Join us July 17 - 21 for an epic week of adventure. Volunteers needed.

 

Ages 4 Years - Incoming 5th Grade

Cost:
Volunteers and get one child FREE  
$49 per child, $130 max per family

Registration Opens May 1.

Zion Family Camp
Aug
1
Aug 6

Zion Family Camp

Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful sites in all of God’s creation.    This trip is designed for you as a family to enjoy time with each other and to build relationships with other Encounter families.  Many elements of this trip are on our own but here are some details to help with

All families will be responsible for their own transportation.     We have reserved two group sites inside the park.   All meals, snacks and water will be provided.

 

Cost

  • $160 per Adult (13 years and older) - Camping + Food
  • $60 for children (2 years - 12 years old) - Camping + Food
  • Free - Children 2 and under free
  • $100 per Adult (13 years and older) - Food Only (Responsible for accommodations on your own)
  • $50 per Child (2 years - 12 years old) - Food Only
  • * Rafting, water shoes and other activities may incur additional costs

Transportation  

  • Park pass is required for entry - Purchase in advance here or at the gate to Zion Park (https://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/annual-passes.htm)
    1 Week Pass is $30, Annual pass is $80,  4th Graders can get their families in for free, Seniors, military and volunteers can receive additional discounts

  • Transportation on your own

    • Approximately 430 miles which takes 7 - 8 hours depending on traffic and times you travel

Accommodations

  • Camp:  We have reserved two groups sites for up to 45 people.   We will be having our group meetings and meals at the group site.

    • Watchman Campground

    • Toilets, drinking water and picnic tables are provided at this facility. Tent-only

    • No Shower or Laundry Facilities. There are no shower or laundry facilities located in the park

  • Hotel:

    • Limited to 4 rooms

      • $950 - Hotel ($169.95/night + Taxes / Fees - Approximately $950 to be paid directly to Hotel)

      • Quality Inn Springdale at Zion Park, 479 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767 1-435-772-3237

  • Make your own reservations...options include St. George or B&B

Activities

 

Israel 2018
Mar
17
Mar 29

Israel 2018

Dates: March 17 - 29, 2018 Trip Cost: $4250

Price Includes: FLIGHT-Round-trip from Los Angeles or Atlanta to Tel Aviv 

LODGING - 4-Star Israeli hotels (double occupancy = 2 people per room, each person pays $4250.00 

SINGLE ROOM - If do not want a roommate, the additional cost of a single room is $995.00. If you want a roommate, but do not have a roommate, we will try to place you with another single traveler of the same gender. However, if no one is available to room with you, you will be charged for a single room. If you are traveling with (or have been as-signed) a roommate who cancels, you will be responsible for a single room if no one else is available to be your room-mate. 

MEALS - breakfast and dinner daily with coffee, tea. 

TOURING - per itinerary (subject to adjustment) with li-censed Israeli Tour Guide in private air-conditioned tour bus with Israeli driver 

ALL TIPS and FEES (for tour guide, driver, porters, dining & hotel staff), taxes, entrance fees, transportation costs. 

The price of this trip is ALL inclusive - it includes everything (except lunches) 

Price Does Not include: Lunches, beverages (other than coffee and tea), personal expenses (snacks, phone, laundry, internet), travel/trip insurance. 

Refunds/Cancellations: All cancellation notices must be received in writing (e-mail) to the Messianic Journeys office. Refunds for cancellation are based on the time of the cancellation 

Until August 31, 2017: Trip Registration Deposit is refundable less $300.00 cancellation fee. September 2 -October 31, 2017 : Refund less $1000 cancellation fee. November 1 – November 31, 2017: Refund less $2000 can-cellation fee. After December 1, 2017 : Sorry no refund. 

Prices are based on existing U.S. dollar exchange rate, Cur-rent costs, fuel charges, and tariff rates are subject to change (beyond our control) based on the dollar and inter-national market. Should prices change, you will be notified immediately, and you will be responsible to pay any addi-tional costs. 

Deviations and Changes: Requests for deviation from the itinerary are subject to a $500 deviation fee, plus any applicable airfare or ground transpiration surcharges. Itinerary changes cannot be accepted after November 1, 2017. 

Passport: You are responsible for the accuracy of your Passport information. 

Be sure to enter your Passport name EXACTLY (first, last and middle) as it appears on your Passport. Your tickets will be purchased using the Passport Name you supply. If your name is not exactly the same on your ticket and your Passport, your ticket for this tour will be invalid and may have a substantial cost to re-ticket in the correct name. 

You must have a valid passport with an expiration date no less than 6 months prior to RETURNING to the U.S. If you need a new passport, it takes several weeks to secure one, so don't delay applying/updating. Non-U.S. Passport holders, please contact Messianic Journeys. 

Inoculations & Visas: No inoculations or visas (for U.S. Citizens) are required for Israel. 

Luggage: One piece of checked luggage, maximum 50 pounds. Plus, one small personal bag (small enough to comfortably fit on your lap on the tour bus). Luggage is limited due to the tour bus luggage bay capacity. 

Trip/Travel Insurance: Messianic Journeys STRONGLY recommends Trip Insurance. 

Messianic Journeys urges you to procure Travel/Trip Insurance immediately after registering for a tour. This type of insurance will cover the cost of your trip should you need to cancel because of an emergency prior to departure, or return mid-trip to the States because of an emergency, illness or injury. 

If you would like to speak with a Travel Agent about this type of Insurance, you could contact Chaim Limor or any of his staff at 630-961-3606 at "My Travel Agent" and tell him you are traveling with Messianic Journeys. He and his staff will be glad to help you with Travel Insurance. Please secure the insurance plan of your choice immediately upon registering with a trip and carry the information with you as you travel. 

Liability: Messianic Journeys acts only as agent for the various companies whose accommodations and conveyances are utilized for the tour. It assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with the services of any train, carriage, automobile, airplane, camel or other conveyance which will be used either wholly or in part. Neither will Messianic Journeys be responsible for any error, omission, act or any injury, loss, accident or any delay which may be occasioned by reason of defect in any vehicle through neglect or default of any company or person engaged in the conveying of passengers or their luggage. The tour directors accept no responsibility 

for losses or additional expenses due to delays or changes in motor coach, train, airplane services, or that of any other conveyance, sickness, accident, weather, strikes, war, vio-lence, quarantine, or other causes, and all such losses or expenses must be borne by the individual. 

Physical Requirements & Responsibility: Seeing Israel with Messianic Journeys is not a looking-out-the-bus-window-experience. Our tours are a feet-on-the-ground adventure that requires travelers to be in generally good health, and are responsible to have independent mo-bility and strength. 

There is a significant amount of walking over uneven ar-chaeological terrain as well as up hills and stairs. To partici-pate in this tour successfully, you should be able to climb two flights of stairs without assistance and walk at a modest pace for a mile, as well as be able to stand in possibly hot weather. 

Individuals registering for this journey accept the responsibil-ity for being in good health and able to walk without assistance - if you require a cane, crutches, wheelchair or personal assistance to walk, sorry but this is not the trip for you. You must be physically able to independently walk and travel with the tour group. If you have questions about this, please contact us. 

Messianic Journeys & the Tour Host reserve the right to limit participation in this tour at their discretion. 

Payment for this tour signifies full understanding and ac-ceptance of all the above mentioned terms and conditions. 

Questions? contact Eva@MessianicJourneys.org 773-761-1956 PO Box 59122 Chicago, IL 60659 

WWW.MESSIANICJOURNEYS.ORG 


Youth Group - Beach Banzai
Jun
19
Jun 21

Youth Group - Beach Banzai

Beach Banzai is one of the coolest weeks of the EYG year.  This trip is designed to build relationships. Hands down it is the best way to get connected to the youth group.   We will head down to San Onofre State Beach for some fun in the sun.  Make sure you buy some stock in sun tan lotion!  We will be surfing, boogie boarding, and for those of you that don’t know how, we will teach you!  Even if you’re not in the water, there will be plenty of hang time on the beach.

Depart: Monday, June 19 at 8:30am from Denny's on Alicia
Return: Wednesday, June 21 at 2pm
Cost: $85

Bring sack lunch for Monday's lunch

Jun
11
5:00 pm17:00

Baptism

Our next baptism will be Sunday, June 11 at 5pm at the home of Jason & Julie Carson. Bring a potluck item and celebrate what God is doing. There will be a baptism class a few weeks before the event. Please register if you are interested in being baptized.

Men's Retreat
Jun
9
Jun 11

Men's Retreat

  • Embassy Suites Hotel

We are joining Woodbridge Community Church for their annual Men's golf retreat. Helping men meet, know and follow Jesus. This will be very relaxing weekend to build friendships and dive into God's Word given by our very own Pastor Jason.

Itinerary

Friday
7:00am            Optional golf: Morongo Golf at Tukwet Canyon ($50 pay at course)
12:30pm           Optional golf: Morongo Golf at Tukwet Canyon ($20 Pay at course)
3:00pm            Check-in at Embassy Suites Hotel
5:30pm            Hangout & Deli Buffet

Saturday
6:45am            Golf tournament at desert falls country club / free time
5:00pm           Session 1 with Pastor Jason
6:00pm           Dinner
7:00pm            Session 2 with Pastor Jason
8:00pm            Session 3

Sunday
7:00am            Breakfast (at hotel - on your own)
8:00am            Optional Golf: Indian Canyons ($45 Pay at course)
12:00pm           Checkout

Costs

$191 - 2 Per Room (No Golf)
$155 - 3 Per Room (No Golf)
$226 - 2 Per Room (With Golf)
$190 - 3 Per Room (With Golf)

+ $50 - Friday, 7am Golf with Cart
+ $20 - Friday, 12:30pm Golf with Cart
+ $45 - Saturday, 8am Golf with Cart

 

Packing List 

 

  • Bible, journal, pen
  • Golf clubs
  • Swimsuit / flip flops
  • Polo shirt
  • Tennis Shoes & Golf Shoes
  • Sweatshirt / light jacket 
  • Shorts 
  • Pair of pants
  • Shirts
  • Socks & Underwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Toiletries
Jun
4
12:00 pm12:00

VBS Volunteer Meeting

Come join us and volunteer for VBS at Encounter Church this summer.   If you are interested in helping in any way, please come join us following the service on Sunday, June 4 for a volunteer meeting for about 30 minutes.

Jun
3
8:00 am08:00

VBS Workday

Join us at Trabuco Presbyterian for the final Vacation Bible School workday.   Wear clothes that you can work in and bring some tools to help.  All ages are welcome to come help.

May
13
8:00 am08:00

VBS Workday

Come help us prepare for VBS with the other churches from our co-op. Come 8am - 1pm or as long as you can stay

Youth Group - Big Air
May
5
8:30 pm20:30

Youth Group - Big Air

Youth group students join us at Big Air Trampoline Park in Laguna Hills, CA for a fun filled Cosmic Night.  Cost is $20.   Waiver is required for Big Air.  Fill one out online or print and bring a copy in.  Bring extra $$$ for snacks - https://bigair.pfestore.com/waiver

Apr
14
6:30 pm18:30

Good Friday

Good Friday Service: Friday, April 14 at 6:30pm Sunrise Service at 6:30am Easter Service at 10am

Apr
3
6:30 pm18:30

Women's Bible Study

Mondays, March 13, 20, 27 and April 3

4 Week's Women Bible Study
Cost is $10 for Prayer Journal / Notes

Created for communion
Separated by sin
Equipped by the Spirit

Mar
27
6:30 pm18:30

Women's Bible Study

Mondays, March 13, 20, 27 and April 3

4 Week's Women Bible Study
Cost is $10 for Prayer Journal / Notes

Created for communion
Separated by sin
Equipped by the Spirit

Mar
20
6:30 pm18:30

Women's Bible Study

Mondays, March 13, 20, 27 and April 3

4 Week's Women Bible Study
Cost is $10 for Prayer Journal / Notes

Created for communion
Separated by sin
Equipped by the Spirit

Mar
13
6:30 pm18:30

Women's Bible Study

Mondays, March 13, 20, 27 and April 3

4 Week's Women Bible Study
Cost is $10 for Prayer Journal / Notes

Created for communion
Separated by sin
Equipped by the Spirit