Our Pastors

Stu & Donna Osborne

Stuart Osborne attended Christ For the Nations in Dallas, Texas, is the senior pastor at what is now Encounter Church in Quarryville, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Donna currently reside in Conestoga. Donna graduated from Shippensburg University and teaches kindergarten at Dayspring Christian Academy. Stuart and Donna have three grown children, a son-in-law, and two grandchildren. Stuart’s heart is for the intercessory movement. He desires to see his congregation actively involved in worship and intercessory prayer. In his spare time Stuart enjoys archery, hiking, and worship. Donna enjoys spending time with family and at the beach. Together Stuart and Donna have a deep desire to affirm and equip the present generation, while raising up and empowering the next generation.

Justin & Tera Kabakjian

Justin Kabakjian attended University of the Nations with his wife Tera in Lakeside Montana and is the assistant pastor at Encounter Church. He and Tera served on the mission field with YWAM from 2007-2016. They have ministered in China, Germany, Venezuela, Curacao, Ecuador, Rwanda, Malawi, and South Africa. They now reside in Quarryville PA with their two children.  Justin’s passion is teaching the word of God and seeing people equipped in how to study the Bible themselves. He desires for Christians to know what they believe and why in order to share the gospel with truth and confidence. In his spare time, Justin enjoys board games, being with friends, and studying.

Our Elders

Jerry & Kim Bandy
Joe & Joan Bernotsky
Larry & Carol Burkhart
Brent & Priscilla Landis
Wendell & Yvonne Slabach
Herb & Glenda Weaver
Glen & Barb Weidman
Encounter Church
Transforming Lives by Encountering God and Connecting People