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JULY 12-15, 2018

FINDING IDENTITY IN ISOLATION

 

What is encounter?

 

ENCOUNTER IS A YOUNG ADULT RETREAT FOR AGES 18-30. IT TAKES PLACE IN A CAMP-LIKE ENVIRONMENT WITH YOUNG ADULTS FROM ALL OVER OHIO AND SURROUNDING STATES WHO ARE CHASING AFTER GOD, WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT DISCIPLESHIP AND BUILD RELATIONSHIPS. IT'S A CHANCE TO UN-PLUG FROM OUR SCREEN-DRIVEN WORLD AND JUST HAVE SOME FUN!

 

 
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EVENT DETAILS

COST

  • $105 Early registration by June 8th 
  • $185 Early registration for married couples by June 8th
  • $115 Price after June 8th
  • $200 Price for married couples after June 8th 

A deposit of $25 or $50 is due with each registration - Remaining balance is due at check-in. Cash, check or credit cards will be accepted. 

  • Anyone working Ohio Youth Camp will receive a $10 discount ($95 early registration by June 8th, $105 after June 9th). Use code "CampStaff" at check-out. Staff lists will be confirmed. 
  • Because of discounts offered for married couples, Camp Staff discount can only be used for one person if a married couple each work camp.

WHO ENCOUNTER IS FOR

  • 18 - 30 year olds
  • Single or married
  • Young Adult ministry pastors/leaders 
  • You do NOT have to be from Ohio or a member of the Church of God to attend 

WHAT IT INCLUDES

3 nights lodging, 8 meals,FREE t-shirt, All materials for sessions and Breakouts, 4 priceless days of fun, and spiritual renewal  

*Canoeing will be available on Saturday afternoon for those who'd like to particpate at an additional cost. Cash payment will be paid at the time of canoeing.

LOCATION

River's Edge Campground / 2429 Moore Saur Road / Morrow, Ohio 45152

 

SPEAKERS

JUSTIN GRAHAM

/ EVENING SPEAKER / 

Pastor Justin Graham is extremely passionate about presenting the life-changing truth of Jesus Christ to all generations. Moving from Cincinnati in 2012, he and his wife Melissa stepped out in faith to plant The Avenue Church in Morristown, Tn. In 5 years, they have witnessed God give abundant growth to the Church now running over 1,000 people! His desire is to have an outreach-driven Church that will not only tell the world about the power of Christ, but will show them and invite them to experience His Love & Hope! Justin & Melissa are proud parents of 2 amazing kids, Jocelyn and Judah.

DAVID OLDFIELD

/ WORSHIP / 

David Oldfield is an anointed worship leader that is passionate about pursing the Father’s heart. He is the Worship & Creative Arts pastor of The Potter’s House, Columbus church. He is married to Erin and they have two sons, Graham and Oliver.

LINDY BONIN

/ MORNING SPEAKER / 

Lindy loves to help bring people together and build community through creativity, media, events and the creative arts in general. Lindy serves at Ambassadors' Pointe Church in Cincinnati, OH as the Community Life Director. She has three beautiful nieces and a nephew that she adores and loves to travel and find adventure. She is passionate about people coming into their true identity within the Kingdom of God and getting closer to the heart of the Father.

MICHAEL OLDFIELD

/ MORNING SPEAKER / 

Michael Oldfield is the Pastor of the Reynoldsburg Campus of the Potter’s House. He serves with his wife, Damaris and their daughter Joslyn. The overwhelming desire of Michael and Damaris’ heart is for people to come into a life changing encounter with Jesus, to see the church of Jesus operate in the fullness that is available to it, and see Sons and Daughters walk in freedom and identity.

/  OTHER INCREDIBLE SPEAKERS WILL BE A PART OF THE WEEKEND WITH BREAKOUTS!  /

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SCHEDULE

 

Thursday - July 12

3-6:00p / Registration (3–5pm Canteen Open)

5:30-6:30 / Dinner

7 -7:30 / Weekend Orientation

7:30-8 / Prayer in Sanctuary

8-?? / Encounter in Sanctuary

10 / Campfire Blaze

*Canteen open after service

 

Saturday, july 14

 8:30–8:45a / Lake Devotions (optional)

 8:45–9:30 / Breakfast

 9:45–11 / Morning Session

11a–12p / Wilderness Experience

12–1 / Lunch

 1:15–2:30 / Breakout Sessions

 2:30–5:30 / Free time/Canoe Trip (organized pick up w/extra cost)

 5:30–6:45 / Picnic Style Dinner

 7–7:30 / Prayer in Sanctuary

 7:30-?? / Encounter in Sanctuary

10 / Water Baptisms, Campfire Blaze

*Canteen Open After Service

Friday - JULY 13

(*3–6pm Late Registrations)

 8:30–8:45a / Lake Devotions (optional)

 8:45-9:30 / Breakfast

 9:45–11:30 / Morning Session

12–1 / Lunch

 1–2:30 / Mission Evangelism, Singles and Married, Engaged Sessions

 2:30–5:30 / Free Time (Fish/Swim/Basketball/Volleyball/Corn Hole/Sleeping)

 5:30-6:45 / Dinner

 7-7:30 / Prayer in Sanctuary

 7:30-?? / Encounter in Sanctuary

10 / Campfire Blaze

 *Canteen open after service

 

Sunday, july 15

8–8:45a / Breakfast in Bed

9–10:30 / Commissioning Service

10:30 / Check out