Encounter is a worship band made up of Kingswood students desiring to be kingdom mobilizers. This team travels to youth groups and youth camps throughout the summer months, to help students grow closer to Christ and to share what God is up to here at Kingswood. During the rest of the year, they often minister at rallies, chapel services, and conferences.
June 11-16 Wisconsin District Youth Camp  Northland Camp, Dunbar, WI
June 18-23 South Carolina District Youth Camp Pickens, SC
July 2-7 Shiktehawk Teen Camp Shiktehawk Bible Camp, Carlow, NB
July 9-15 Central NY Wesleyan District Teen Camp Chambers Camp, Beaver Dams, NY
July 15-21 Wesleyan Woods Teen Camp Wesleyan Woods Campground, Vassar, MI
July 23-28 Ignite Youth Camp Roblin Wesleyan Camp, Roblin, ON
July 29-August 5 Zion Hill Youth Camp Zion Hill Camp, Foresters Falls, ON
August 7-11 llinois Wesleyan District Youth Camp  Lake Springfield Camp, Chatham, IL
August 13-19 Silver Lake Sr. High Camp Silver Lake Wesleyan Camp, Maberly, ON
August 20-25 Caton’s Teen Camp Caton’s Island Campground, Greenwich, NB
If you are interested in booking us, fill out this form!
Name: Kassie Davis
Program: AA in Evangelism & Compassion Ministry (Praxis)
Home Province/State: Maine
Hobbies/Passions: evangelism and painting
Favourite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 3:17 “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”
Favourite Colour: too indecisive to have one
Favourite Food: anything chocolate-related
Bucket List: worship in an underground church, go to a spanish-speaking country, ride on an elephant
Three items to take to a deserted island: Bible, boat, and my best friend 

Name: Katie Betts (team leader)
Year: 3rd
Program: BA in Ministry (Worship Leading)
Home Province/State: New Brunswick
Hobbies/Passions: camping, reading, colouring
Favourite Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 4:5-6 “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, and have a food fight
Three items to take to a deserted island: a kindle filled with books, a piano, and sunscreen

Name: Michael Sims
Program: BA in Ministry (Evangelism, Compassion Ministry, & Social Justice)
Home Province: Indiana
Hobbies/Passions: learning about and sharing Jesus, writing, listening to and making music, skateboarding, and playing ping pong
Favourite Bible Verse: Matthew 4:19 “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
Favourite Colour: green
Favourite Food: lasagna 
Bucket List: travel to Japan, Australia, Africa, the UK, and many more places
Three items to take to a deserted island: Bible, journal, and pen

Name: Sydney Bond
Year: 4th
Program: BA in Ministry (Evangelism, Compassion Ministry, & Social Justice)
Home Province/State: New York
Hobbies/Passions: hanging out with others, playing board/table games, playing sports, playing music, spending time with my husband, and sharing the Gospel message
Favourite Bible Verse: Matthew 7:13-14 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.”
Favourite Colour: orange
Favourite Food: red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting
Bucket List: travel to Ireland and Israel, attend a Need to Breathe concert, and own an Irish Wolfhound
Three items to take to a deserted island: an airplane, food, and water

Name: Brady Bond
Year: 3rd
Program: BA in Ministry (Evangelism, Compassion Ministry, & Social Justice)
Home Province/State: New York
Hobbies/Passions: worshiping, hanging out with friends, playing sports, talking about Jesus with believers and non-believers, and spending time with my beautiful wife 
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans‬ ‭8:14-17‬ “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.” 
Favourite Colour: blue
Favorite Food: steak, medium rare
Bucket List: lead revivals all around North America, learn to play a few more instruments, and have a family of rock stars 
Three items To take to a deserted island: my Bible, my wife, and a teleportation device