Encounter Conference 2021

Our Vision

Encounter Conference is an annual youth conference located at Victory Family Church in Cranberry Township, PA.

Our 3-day conference is designed for Christian believers to have an encounter and experience with God. Students and leaders will experience the love of God pour out over them throughout the conference as they partake in activities, teaching breakouts, and morning, afternoon, and evening sessions. Our goal is to inspire students to take next steps in their walk with God in all areas of their life.

Main Session Communicators

Pastor Ben Archer

Student Ministry & Young Adults Pastor; Victory Family Church

Pastor Alyssa Archer

Student Ministry & Young Adults Pastor; Victory Family Church

Pastor Bubba Massey

Youth Pastor/Campus Pastor; Church of the Highlands

Pastor Rod Windham

Founder/Lead Pastor; Movement Church

Pastor Jill Windham

Founder/Lead Pastor; Movement Church

Pastor Sean Moore

Campus Pastor; Victory Family Church

Pastor Angie Madden

Author & Founder of the I AM Conference

Table Talk Communicators

Pastor John & Michelle Nuzzo

Founders/Lead Pastors; Victory Family Church

Pastor Brian Henry

Communicator; Hill City Church

Matt Brown

Director of Family Ministries & Assimilation; Victory Family Church

Kelley Streib

Communicator; Victory Family Church

Harrison Gaines

Harrison Gaines

Communicator; Victory Family Church

Pastor Larry Bettencourt

Founder/Lead Pastor; Champion Life Church

During each of our main sessions, we’ll have a “Table Talk”. They’ll be fun, interview style ‘mini sessions’ as we bring in specific communicators to speak life into you on the following topics:
  • Who am I?
  • Peer Pressure & Competition
  • Where Do I Belong?
  • What Difference Do I Make?
  • & more!

Breakout Session Communicators

Mariah Bagdon

Communicator; Victory Family Church

Penny Tucci

Pastor Penny Tucci

Communicator; Victory Family Church

Pastor Bob Kaleta

Marriage & Family Pastor; Victory Family Church

Travis Deans

Founder of Students Reaching Students

Harrison Gaines

Harrison Gaines

Communicator; Victory Family Church

Pastor Alyssa Archer

Student Ministry & Young Adults Pastor; Victory Family Church

Throughout Encounter Conference, you’ll have the opportunity to attend a variety of different breakout sessions focused in on a specific topic:
  • Leading in your School
  • How to share your faith
  • Anxiety
  • Identity
  • & more!

About

Encounter Conference is a summer youth conference for middle school and high school tickets. While all students will attend conference across the same set of dates, they’ll be split in two separate and unique tracks. One for middle school (5-8th grade), and one for high school (9-12th grade). Students will get to experience the love of God as they attend unique breakout sessions and main sessions geared towards their specific age group WITH their age group! You can see each group’s schedule below!

Where: Victory Family Church – Cranberry Campus
21150 Route 19, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
When: June 23 – 25, 2021

 

Who: 5th – 8th Grade (Middle School Track)
9th – 12th Grade (High School Track)

 

Pricing:
  • Standard Tickets: $125
  • Meal Pass (Covers all meals at the conference): $40

Use the Go, Give, and Lead buttons below to see how you can get involved!

Schedule

Middle School

Day One

Wednesday, June 23

6:30pm: Doors Open / Check-In
7:30pm: Evening Session
9:30pm: After Party
10:30pm: End of Day One / Pick-Up

Day Two

Thursday, June 24

8:30am: Doors Open / Check-In
9:00am: Morning Session
10:45am: Breakout Session
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Afternoon Session
3:15pm: Large Group Activity
5:00pm: Dinner
6:00pm: Small Groups
7:30pm: Evening Session
9:30pm: After Party
10:30pm: End of Day Two / Pick-Up

Day Three

Friday, June 25

8:30am: Doors Open / Check-In
9:00am: Morning Session
10:45am: Breakout Session
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Afternoon Session
3:15pm: Large Group Activity
5:00pm: Dinner
6:00pm: Small Groups
7:30pm: Evening Session
9:30pm: After Party
10:30pm: End of Encounter Conference / Pick-Up

High School

Day One

Wednesday, June 23

6:30pm: Doors Open / Check-In
7:30pm: Evening Session
9:30pm: After Party
10:30pm: End of Day One / Pick-Up

Day Two

Thursday, June 24

8:30am: Doors Open / Check-In
9:00am: Morning Session
10:45am: Breakout Session
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Large Group Activity
3:15pm: Afternoon Session
6:00pm: Dinner
6:45pm: Small Groups
7:30pm: Evening Session
9:30pm: After Party
10:30pm: End of Day Two / Pick-Up

Day Three

Friday, June 25

8:30am: Doors Open / Check-In
9:00am: Morning Session
10:45am: Breakout Session
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Large Group Activity
3:15pm: Afternoon Session
6:00pm: Dinner
6:45pm: Small Groups
7:30pm: Evening Session
9:30pm: After Party
10:30pm: End of Encounter Conference / Pick-Up

Got Questions?

We get it! If you have any questions about Encounter Conference or if you’re interested in bringing your church’s youth group to Encounter this year, then we’d love to connect with you! You can email us at encounterconference@lifeatvictory.com.

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