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Encounter 2017-03-28T14:54:44-05:00

Encounter: to meet with, even unexpectedly, someone or something.

Each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, a community gathers eager for an intimate Encounter with God. Through joyful music from a live band, reflective prayer time and inspired messages from Senior Pastor, Dr. Tom Pace, this contemporary worship service nourishes the soul. come and join us.

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Sermons

The Encounter service is home for those desiring a fresh approach to worship through music and prayer along with teachings from Senior Pastor, Dr. Tom Pace. Each week’s message is framed within a series designed to challenge, inspire and grow our faith.

Dr. Tom Pace - September 17, 2017

Building the Body (Encounter Service)

Building the Body (Encounter Service) Second in the Series: Be A Re-Builder

From Series: "Be a Re-Builder (Encounter)"

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Be a Re-Builder (Encounter)

Be a Re-Builder (Encounter)

September 10, 2017

2 Messages

Open Hearts, Open Doors (Encounter)

Open Hearts, Open Doors (Encounter)

August 20, 2017

1 Message

Ten Words that Matter (Encounter)

Ten Words that Matter (Encounter)

June 11, 2017

9 Messages

Pentecost Sunday (Encounter)

Pentecost Sunday (Encounter)

June 4, 2017

1 Message

Keep it Simple (Encounter)

Keep it Simple (Encounter)

May 7, 2017

3 Messages

Ascension: Why the Church Can't Sit Still (Encounter)

Ascension: Why the Church Can't Sit Still (Encounter)

April 30, 2017

1 Message

Easter happened, and then...(Encounter)

Easter happened, and then...(Encounter)

April 23, 2017

1 Message

Easter (Encounter)

Easter (Encounter)

April 16, 2017

1 Message

Journey to Jerusalem (Encounter)

Journey to Jerusalem (Encounter)

March 26, 2017

3 Messages

In the Wilderness(Encounter)

In the Wilderness(Encounter)

February 26, 2017

4 Messages

What to Do With Your Bible (Encounter Contemporary)

What to Do With Your Bible (Encounter Contemporary)

February 12, 2017

2 Messages

Unstuck (Encounter Contemporary)

Unstuck (Encounter Contemporary)

January 8, 2017

6 Messages

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The Encounter Band

Led by Faith Ayers, the Encounter Band sets just the right tone each Sunday with their contemporary music. From popular, current Christian songs to traditional hymns with a modern twist, the band plays it all.

Meet the Band

Faith Ayers, Worship Leader
Steve Lufburrow, Drums and Vocals
Caretta Bell, Vocals
Janet Frederick, Vocals
Cody Garrett, Keyboard/Band Leader
Eve Woodard, Guitar
Paul Tierce, Bass

Experience

The comfortable venue and friendliness of the members creates a small church feel within the larger walls of St. Luke’s. Children dance in the aisles along with the music, friends enjoy coffee and donuts together, candles are lit during prayers and a joyful noise is made unto the Lord.

Encounter Worship Staff

Faith Ayers
Faith Ayers
Director of Contemporary Worship
Cody Garrett
Cody Garrett
Assistant Director of Encounter Worship
Katie Montgomery Mears
Katie Montgomery Mears
Coordinator of Group Life
Encounter Team Leader