Pastors Lenny and Gerri Ports have been serving together in ministry since they gave their hearts to the Lord over 30 years ago. They felt a calling on their lives to go into full-time ministry, but God called them first to raise their 5 children in the Lord and to serve faithfully in the church. It was in 2009 that Encounter Christian Church was planted, and has flourished as a place of growth and healing in the community. They have a genuine heart for all generations, and enjoy seeing people restored and released into greater freedom and all that God has for their lives. Because of their passion for the Word and their reliance upon the Holy Spirit, their ministry is reaching the community and the Body of Christ.