Friday, December 19, 2008


Encounter will not be meeting much during break. We do meet this Sunday as we finish off our "Emmanuel" series with a message about "God through us".

For obvious reasons, we will not be having small groups on either Wednesday of Christmas Eve or New Years Eve. We also will not have service on the weekend of December 28th. Head over to main service with your family.

We start back up again on January 4th with a new series and at our normal times of 9 and 10:45 am.

We will also kick off the new year with a night of dodgeball on January 7th from 7 to 8:30pm. We'll post rules and such in a post soon.

Have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year and join us in 09 for a great new year!!!!

Sunday, December 14, 2008


So, we dreamed up the plot to steal, hide, and then give a bounty for a "lawn ornament" as Sarah calls them. I just call it a lighted deer. Anyway, watch the videos below.

This one is the challenge.

This one is the rules and the first clue

However, the clue was too easy and within hours a student had figured out that "1/2 way between Jesus and a dizzy family" was on mount helix on a trail 1/2 way between a large cross and famous house that actually rotates.

So... I got the deer back and I re-hid it.

Here's the deal:
  • Same rules.
  • in the city of La Mesa
  • I will not pay a ransom should you find it and hold it hostage and doing so will forfeit the prize
  • You may not dismember, alter, or otherwise jack with the deer. Doing so will forfeit the prize.
  • You must be in both services on Sunday, Dec. 21st to claim your prize. Prize however is now $40 cash plus $40 off either OGN or the Spring Retreat. That's an $80 prize.
  • Code to unlock the deer is the same.
  • New updates everyday the deer is not found. They will add up to the location of the deer. No, it will not move. No, I will not be offering another ransom when this one is done.
Now the clue:

Is here on twitter or in the side bar. Good luck.

Saturday, December 06, 2008