Our student ministry is designed to help teens Encounter God, Encourage Each Other and Engage The World


The White Flag Social is the student community of ENCOUNTER that seeks to follow in the way of Jesus. The journey of faith is the journey of continual surrender and a life that bears witness to the redemptive kingdom of God. We are a student led revolution.

The name White Flag Social derives from a story told by Victor Hugo about the French Revolution. Hugo writes about a group of teenagers who overthrew a government. At the height of battle a group teenaged leaders are rounded up by the opposition and put on a firing line. The youngest among the leaders is a 13 year old boy who is told he can go home, he is too young to die. Hugo says the boy stood, unmoved, holding a white flag declaring, “Here I am!”. The White Flag Social is the student community of Encounter, committed to the belief that students are an incendiary force for calling out the arrival of the Kingdom of God.

Summit Middle School Summer Camp

THE SUMMIT is a pinnacle of Middle School summer camp experiences! We head out to the desert to a private lake for three days of non-stop fun, such as wake boarding, tubing behind a boat, spike ball, water-balloon fights and crazy games! The evenings are capped off with amazing worship, a great Bible teacher, time to share, and s’mores around the campfire. On our last day we will continue the fun at HURRICANE HARBOR! You do not want to miss this party in the desert! Make sure you plan on coming to the best part of summer, THE SUMMIT!

The Summit Dates: August 4 – 6
Cost: $170
Spots are limited!

Urban Safari High School Summer camp

URBAN SAFARI is the ultimate high school camp road-trip experience. Filled with incredible games, once-in-a-lifetime parties, and practical, powerful messages. When you wake up each day there is no telling where the journey will take you.
Small groups at camp provide positive influences for students and a place for you to make new friends. While cruising the California coast we’ll be jamming out to your favorite songs! There is no better way to spend your summer and experience God in a new way! Nothing compares to URBAN SAFARI – you do not want to miss this amazing week!

Urban Safari Dates: July 7 – 12
Cost: $399.00.
*A deposit of $150.00 to reserve your spot.
Your final balance is due by Sunday, June 30.
Spots are limited!


Pastor of Student Ministries Brian Rayburn