SUNDAYS AT 9AM & 10:30 AM
Join us this weekend for worship, a message of encouragement, and a space to pray for one another. Gather with us at our in-person, indoor, Sunday morning services or connect with us online.
WE ARE A CHURCH
DEFINED BY GRACE
DEFINED BY GRACE
At ENCOUNTER, we keep things simple. People matter to us, no matter what age or background. We love learning more about God and His purposes for our lives. And everything we do is a warm reminder of God’s unconditional love and acceptance.
Being a part of a church community in America had been on the decline way before the pandemic. Even among those who claim to be followers of Jesus, some feel they no longer need to be identified with a local gathering.
So why church? Honestly, it’s way more comfortable to stay in our sweats on Sunday, listen to podcasts when convenient, and basically avoid people who, quite frankly, can be annoying. What’s the point anyway? Can’t we just follow Jesus on our own?
Join us as we dive into a crucial series, “Why Church?”
Come join with other moms to share the joys and challenges of mothering. MOPS is for moms, whether it’s your first child and you are still pregnant or if you have a big kindergartner. MOPS is for pregnancy through the end of the kindergarten year, and it’s a perfect place for moms to connect.
MOPS meets bi-monthly on Wednesday from 9:15 – 11:15 am in The PLEX at ENCOUNTER, 6950 Ralston St., Ventura. Come enjoy breakfast, meet other moms, and learn from inspiring speakers while your children are cared for in the MOPS Kids program.
Registration opens Sunday, May 9. Sign-up before July 1 and receive a discount on the 2021-22 registration fee!
Join ENCOUNTER Kids as we Press Play for amazing worship, fun activities, games and community at our summer VBS! This year we have TWO sessions on campus for VBS: June 21 – 25 or June 28 – July 2 (same content both weeks, families can only register for one session).
To make this happen, we need lots of help! We are opening registration for volunteers starting March 28. Adults and teens are all needed and wanted for both weeks. Volunteer for one weeks or both weeks.
Baptisms are an opportunity for believers to publicly declare that they want to follow Jesus and to symbolically enter into this new life. We will be holding baptisms throughout the summer. If you or your children are ready to be baptized, please register to attend one of the required baptism prep classes.
Daniel Hahn - May 8, 2021
From Current Series: "MOTHER'S DAY"
Mothers and Fathers build society. What they do, or don’t do, has everything to do with what the next generation does. They deserve our honor. Mother’s Day can also be tough for all sorts of reasons. At ENCOUNTER we get that. We want to honor motherhood — and all those amazing women who give time and attention to raising up a new generation of Jesus followers.