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Launching a Satellite Campus Process
The Encounter School of Ministry is open to Christians of all backgrounds—disciples who believe God calls them to demonstrate His supernatural love in their daily lives. Our curriculum and content is rooted in Catholic Tradition and faithful to Catholic teaching.
Satellite Campus News & Events
News: 2021 Launch of 17 New Satellite Campuses!!
In October we held a 5-day retreat to train the directors of our new satellite campus, currently set to launch in 2021.
Transformation Nights & Healing Services
Open to all! These powerful events of testimony, healing, prophecy and prayer ministry are also livestreamed online and loaded to the Encounter Ministries Partner Page. Check out other events HERE.
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Launching a Satellite Campus FAQs
What exactly does an Encounter Satellite Campus do?
An Encounter Satellite Campus executes the Encounter School of Ministry curriculum in a particular region. You can learn more about the curriculum here.
How do classes work with Satellite Campuses?
Each class session begins with a teaching segment (approx 45 min) and concludes with an activation to encounter and put into practice the grace that was presented in the session.
Satellite Campuses have the option of either using the curriculum guide to teach the content live or to play a teaching video of a Main Campus session on a projector.
All activations must be led live by the School Director and his or her team.
Who can start an Encounter Satellite Campus?
Encounter Ministries partners with one School Director who is responsible for forming and working with a local leadership team to administer the Satellite Campus.
What are the responsibilities of an Encounter Satellite School Director?
The Satellite School Director is the legal representative of the Satellite Campus who is responsible for mobilizing a leadership team that is capable of ensuring that all the elements required to successfully run the curriculum are met. A detailed list of responsibilities will be communicated to qualified individuals during the application and initial discernment process.
Does a Satellite School Director get paid?
Yes. All students attending the Encounter School Satellite Campus pay tuition. The School Director will receive a portion of these funds as compensation. More detailed information will be shared with qualified applicants following the discernment process.
What is the timeline for applying and becoming a Satellite School Director?
Application Window: March 15 – May 1
Decision Date: July 1
Satellite Campus School Director Onboarding and Training: Summer 2021 – Summer 2022
School Launch Fall 2022
What training and preparation is required to launch a Satellite Campus?
All accepted Satellite School Directors will engage in a one-year onboarding and extensive remote training process from the time of acceptance to the launch of the Satellite Campus.
Will Encounter Ministries partner with organizations to launch a Satellite Campus?
Yes. Existing ministries or organizations interested in launching and running a Satellite Campus can seek to partner with Encounter Ministries. However, it must be understood that Encounter Ministries interfaces and works directly with the School Director to execute the responsibilities of the Satellite Campus.
Can anyone launch a Satellite Campus?
No. Only well-qualified leaders will be considered to launch and run a Satellite Campus.
Can I apply to launch a Satellite Campus in a foreign country?
Yes. We are currently working with leaders from other nations interested in partnering to bring the Encounter School of Ministry to their nation.
In non-English-speaking nations, the curriculum will need to be translated and adapted to match the local language and culture. In these cases, all teachings will need to be delivered live by the Satellite School Director and their leadership team.