Kerry Keyser is passionate about leading others into the heart of Jesus to experience the Father’s love for them through her teaching, her worship during adoration and her original piano compositions for prayer. Kerry is a 2022 Encounter School of Ministry Graduate. She has a M.A. in Clinical Psychology, certification in Spiritual Direction, is a Religion/Living Our Faith Teacher, a composer of music for prayer, and beloved wife.
Fr. Peter Wigton
Chaplain and Advisor
Meet Fr Peter!
Fr. Peter Wigton is a priest of the Diocese of Gaylord, currently living and serving at St. Mary Parish in Charlevoix and at Holy Cross Parish on Beaver Island. He is a 2021 graduate of the Encounter School of Ministry’s Main Campus. He has an M.Div and a M.A. in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical College Josephinum, and an S.T.B. from the Lateran University in Rome. Fr. Peter is driven by desire to see the Gospel come fully alive and to see God’s people experience the joy of being filled with the Holy Spirit.
Cost of Tuition
Pay $250 USD per quarter ($1000 USD / year) or pay a reduced tuition of $900 USD at the beginning of the year.
You can join us for a FREE TRIAL of the Encounter School of Ministry
at the Charlevoix Campus! Free trial dates are:
September 11th, September 18th,
and September 25th.
Application deadline is Monday, October 2nd.
Students enroll and pay tuition for one year at a time. Classes usually start mid-September and run through May. Official dates and class times vary per campus. Upon completion of the 2nd Year School of Ministry, students receive a graduation certificate.
Tuition includes Half Price Admission to the annual Encounter Conference (in-person or online ticket).
In total, textbooks for Year 1 will cost approximately $75 – $100 (not including shipping): Quarter 1: Supernatural Saints by Patrick Reis | Quarter 2: The Spiritual Gifts Handbook by Dr. Mary Healy & Dr. Randy Clark | Quarter 3: Healing: Bringing the Gift of God’s Mercy to the World by Dr. Mary Healy | Quarter 4: Be Healed by Dr. Bob Schuchts | Deliverance Ministry by the International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services Doctrinal Commission, Dr. Mary Healy
Students will receive a binder for the year that they are encouraged to bring each week and store their weekly student handouts, supplemental reading, and homework assignments. Some students opt to bring a laptop to take down notes, but many do not. We encourage you to purchase a journal on your own for class use. Once onsite students receive their badges, it is required that this is worn at each class and any ministry opportunities they participate in