Encounter is a worship band that travels to youth groups and camps to help students grow closer to Christ.
June 19 – 24 Cedar Springs Sr. High Iowa/Minnesota District, TWC
June 27 – 1 South Carolina District Youth Camp South Carolina District, TWC
July 2 – 8 Beulah Family Camp Atlantic District, TWC
July 11 – 15 Love Buffalo Western NY District, TWC
July 17 – 23 Camp Harmony Western Pennsylvania District, Church of the Brethren
July 24 – 29 Roblin Wesleyan Camp Central Canada District, TWC
July 31 – August 7 Zion Hill Camp Central Canada District, TWC
August 7 – August 13 Silver Lake, Jr. High Central Canada District, TWC
August 14 – August 20 Silver Lake, Sr. High Central Canada District, TWC
August 21 – August 26 Caton’s Island Atlantic District, TWC
If you are interested in booking us, fill out this form!
Here is a poster for you to use at the event we will be at in PDF and JPEG.

Name: Zach Otto
4th Year
Program: BA in Ministry
Home State: South Carolina
Home Camp: Whispering Pines Wesleyan Camp, Michigan
Hobbies/Passions: Reading, sports, music, slacklining, adventuring, having fun
Favourite Bible Verse: Romans 8:14 “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.
Favourite Colour: To look at- yellow To wear- grey or blue
Favourite Food: Fried chicken/Thai food
Bucket List: Bungee jump, travel to all of the continents, go on an extreme hiking trip, go in a shark cage
Three items to take to a deserted island: Tempur-Pedic bed, a guitar, and a solar powered iPhone with a bunch of useful apps

Name: Brett Laidlaw
Year: 2nd Year
Program: Praxis
Home Province: Nova Scotia, Canada
Home Camp: Bayside Camp, Nova Scotia
Hobbies/Passions: Playing music, hiking, the great outdoors
Favourite Colour: Purple
Favourite Food: Ginger beef
Bucket List: Skydiving, backpacking Iceland, doing missions in a hostile country, getting on each continent
Three items to take to a deserted island: a hammock, matches, and a machete

Name: Katie Betts
3rd year
Program: BA in Ministry, Worship Leading Track
Home Province: New Brunswick
Home Camp: Camp Evangeline, Nova Scotia
Hobbies/Passions: camping, cloud watching, reading, colouring
Favourite Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 4:5-6 (The Message)  “Remember, our Message is not about ourselves; we’re proclaiming Jesus Christ, the Master. All we are is messengers, errand runners from Jesus for you. It started when God said, “Light up the darkness!” and our lives filled up with light as we saw and understood God in the face of Christ, all bright and beautiful.”
Favourite Colour: Pink
Favourite Food: Waffles
Bucket List: Name a star, eat Belgian waffles in Belgium, start a blog, have a food fight.
Three items to take to a deserted island: Kindle filled with books, a piano, and sunscreen

Name: Tatyana Russell-Chipp
Year: 2nd Year
Program: BA in Ministry, Youth Ministry track
Home Province: Newfoundland
Home Camp: Youth Breakaway, Newfoundland
Hobbies/Passions: Music, ministry, snowboarding, and travelling!
Favourite Bible Verse: John 3:30 – He must increase, I must decrease!
Favourite Colour: Blue
Favourite Food: Every youth major’s Favourite food is pizza!
Bucket List: Snowboard in Stuben, Australia; visit each continent; visit Elevation Church; and write a book!
Three items to take to a deserted island: my mom, my bed, and a mass supply of pure life water

Name: Ben DesRoches
Year: 4th year
Program: BA in Ministry, Youth Ministry track
Home Province: Prince Edward Island
Hobbies/Passions: sports (basketball, volleyball) & music.
Favourite Bible Verse: Luke 9:23-24
Favourite Colour: Royal Blue
Favourite Food: Lasagna
Bucket List: Visit every province in Canada, perform with Chris Tomlin, skydive, meet the Queen.
Three items to take to a deserted island: water purifier, peanut butter, hammock