meet chris +++
Lead Pastor + Worship Leader + Filmmaker
Chris Ritchie is the senior pastor at Encounter Church Las Vegas. A dynamic, presence driven church in the greater Las Vegas valley. Having served as the worship pastor for nine years, he answered the call to become the senior pastor in 2020, at the height of the COVID19 pandemic. He carries a deep passion for leading people into the glorious songs of worship and releasing the sound of Heaven. Not only is he a seasoned worship leader and songwriter but he is also a filmmaker and trained commercial actor. Chris loves to call sons and daughters to release their sound and to walk in their God given destiny! He leads worship and preaches with the core value that the love of God is strong enough to conquer anything, and anyone. Chris is also heads up the Encounter Worship Collective.
He is married to his wife of 15 years and they have four children.