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Drawing from the richness of our Catholic heritage, we seek to teach, equip and activate disciples to demonstrate the love of God through the power of the Holy Spirit in their sphere of influence.

 

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Register Today:
2-Day School of Prophetic Ministry March 22nd-23rd

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church | Aloha, OR

The School of Prophetic Ministry is a two-day event that provides the foundations for you to be equipped to hear God’s voice more clearly for yourself and the world around you, through training and activation of the prophetic gifts of the Holy Spirit in your life. Based on the curriculum of the Encounter School of Ministry, attendees will experience two powerful days of activation-based learning in a safe and relational environment grounded in teaching faithful to the Church. Our hope is that you would experience a great acceleration in your ministry and walk away with years worth of tools and ideas for equipping in the prophetic gifts and building a prophetic culture in the Church.

Campus Spotlight:
Why a 2-Year Ministry School?

This short video gives an overview of the Encounter School of Ministry (ESM) explained by co-founders, Fr. Mathias Thelen and Patrick Reis, along with members of Encounter Ministries. Our Satellite Campus follows the curriculum, core values and classroom environment explained in this video, but is led by a local team who receive ongoing training and formation from the Encounter Ministries and Encounter School of Ministry leadership team.

OUR CAMPUS

Location:

Christ the King Catholic Church

11709 SE Fuller Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222

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The Portland Campus is a satellite school of the Encounter School of Ministry (ESM) founded by Fr. Mathias Thelen and Patrick Reis. Our leadership and instructors have been trained and equipped by ESM and receive ongoing formation through Encounter Ministries.

2024-2025 Class Schedule


General Info
Application Deadline: Oct. 2
All Classes Start: Sept. 12 (Orientation Sept. 5)
All Classes Date/Time: Thursdays from 6-9PM

5:30 – Pre-Worship
6:00 – Worship
6:20 – Small Groups
6:35 – Session 1
7:35 – Break
7:45 – Session 2
9:00 – Night Close

 

COURSES

2-Year Curriculum

Classroom Environment

Each class includes a time of worship, testimony, teaching sessions, activations and small group time.

When do we meet?

Faithful Teaching

Before approval, our curriculum undergoes a rigorous academic curriculum review with a team of respected Catholic theologians, including  Dr. Mary Healy, Dr. Alan Schreck, Dr. Daniel Keating, Rev. Peter F. Ryan, S.J., and Dr. Robert Fastiggi.

Not only did they work to guarantee that the curriculum is free from moral and doctrinal error and rooted deeply in Scripture, official Church teaching and the testimony of the early Church fathers, but they helped to provide greater precision and accuracy in the curriculum to diminish possible confusion and ensure full continuity with Church teaching.

This campus has been reviewed and approved by the bishop of this diocese.

TEAM MEMBERS

 All satellite campus leaders and instructors are graduates of the Encounter School of Ministry and strive to live out the ESM Core Values.

Kevin Monette

Campus Director
Bio

Kevin is a brother and a friend, who draws people into a deeper faith with his contagious enthusiasm and child-like anticipation. He has a tremendous passion for risk-taking growth and newness, convicted that—wherever we’ve been in our faith journey—“we are transformed by the renewing of our minds” (Rm 12:2), and we are being transformed “from glory to glory” (2 Cor 3:18).
In college, Kevin underwent personal formation through the St. John Society (SSJ) in the PNW, developing a heart for evangelism and the power of practical, biblical truths. After which, he spent 12 years leading and training others through the Alpha Course—facilitating encounters, healings, and developing leaders. Over 2020-2022, Kevin attended the Encounter School of Ministry Seattle Campus, where he discovered the “more” that God had made available through him and there discerned a call to expand and open the Portland Campus.
Kevin shares an active family life with his three children – Micah (8), Theodore (6), and Emilie (5), seeing Holy Spirit’s power uniquely alive through each of them—and his wife Rose, who has consistently shared a joint pursuit of ministering in healing and the power of prophetic encouragement.
Kevin has a heart for pursuing the lost, bringing people together, and exploring what “moves” a person. He’s a dynamic teacher and evangelist who will rarely miss an opportunity to impart the joy and freedom he’s received from the Father’s heart. It’s Kevin’s desire that—through this school—you might “know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God” (Eph 3:19) and continually press in for more!

Rose Monette

Leadership Team
Bio

Rose is native to Portland and has a zeal for seeing transformation and revival come to the PNW. Along with a devotion to Kevin and their three beautiful children, Rose is deeply passionate for sharing the Father’s heart, Christian unity, and healing the whole person. Rose came from a traditional Roman Catholic background but has also had powerful experiences in the Maronite tradition and non-denominational communities. Over the last decade, she’s accompanied Kevin in running Alpha courses and assisted in local women’s ministry and retreats. Through her own profound personal healing journey, Rose has a particular heart for inner healing and freedom, releasing God’s mercy, and activating others into their heavenly destiny through the “more” of the Holy Spirit!

Dcn. Scott Aikin

Leadership Team
Bio

Deacon Scott Aikin has been a Permanent Deacon since 2007, married for 33 years to his wife Brenda, and has four young adult children. His family has lived in Vancouver, Washington since 1999. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Biology in 1992 and his Master’s degree in Natural Resources/Water Quality in 2000 from Humboldt State University in California. He has used that education in his full time career as the National Native American Programs Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service working remotely in the Director’s Office in DC. He is an enrolled tribal member of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation of Northeast Kansas and has more than a quarter century of experience helping the Federal Government carry out its trust responsibilities toward Tribes throughout the United States.

Janice Adkins

Leadership Team
Bio

Janice was born and raised here in the Pacific Northwest, and now calls Castle Rock, WA home with her husband Justin and their 6 children. Despite experiencing a typical “cradle Catholic” upbringing, it wasn’t until she became an adult that she had a piercing experience with the Holy Spirit. That encounter sparked a desire to seek a deeper understanding, healing, and intimacy with our Triune God. Through that intimacy she has experienced an abundant outpouring of love and mercy, and passionately desires to journey alongside others, assisting them to experience it for themselves.

Daniel Oberreuter

Worship Director
Bio

Daniel Oberreuter is a contemporary Catholic musician who has traveled the world sharing the good news of Jesus Christ through retreats, parish missions, and concerts. He is also the lead singer of the Catholic rock band The Thirsting, and the founder of RosaryRevolution.com, AmericaAdore.com and AuthenticCatholic.com. Daniel is well known across the nation for his blending of music, and testimony as a Catholic evangelist, and parish mission leader. His own personal mission is to inspire souls to know, love, and serve Jesus Christ in the Eucharist through Mary.

Mary Branson

Teacher
Bio

Mary Branson is a cradle Catholic hailing from a small town in Washington State.
Her passion is that others can walk in peace, joy and freedom of the Lord that she
has found. Daily, she finds herself teaching about a lifestyle of forgiveness. Mary
is a graduate of Global Awakening School of Supernatural Ministry in Pennsylvania
and loves to be out ministering on the street. She is active with Powerhouse One
Ministry, praying for people who have experienced trauma. Mary’s professional
life has focused on teaching English to Speakers of other Languages, and she had
lived overseas for many years. She enjoys volunteering to teach priests and
seminarians English.

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Cost of Tuition

Satellite Campus

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The tuition for the upcoming school year is $250 per quarter (with a discount if you pay by the year). Required books and Mission Trips cost extra.

Enrollment Period
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).

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Tuition & Financial Aid
Enrollment Requirements
Graduation & Curriculum

Course Materials

Additional Reading

IIn 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

 

Other Materials
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

 

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Thank You to
Our Bishop

We are grateful to the bishops who have reviewed the work of Encounter Ministries and the Encounter School of Ministry, welcomed us to their diocese and have offered support and encouragement for this mission.

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2024 Encounter Conference
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MEDIA

REVIVE | Fremont High School, NE

Encounter School of Ministry students join Patrick Reis and Fr. Walter Nolte at a Nebraska High School.

Encounter Conference | 2022

Flagship Event | We seek to gather leaders of revival in the Church to encounter God’s refreshment, encouragement and impartation of greater anointing for ministry. Tickets >

 

FEARLESS Documentary

Veteran filmmaker Maura Smith takes us on a compelling journey of discovery into the world of supernatural divine power. Following the journey of Encounter Ministries, we see miracles of God through the hands of ordinary people. 

Why a 2-Year School of Ministry?

Designed and established from the heart of Encounter Ministries, this school draws from the richness of our Catholic heritage as we seek to teach, equip, and activate disciples to demonstrate the love of God through the power of the Holy Spirit in their spheres of influence.

Theology FAQ

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Contact Us

Christ the King Catholic Church

portland@encounterschool.org

11709 SE Fuller Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222

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