Testimonials

The stories we receive are touching and meaningful, and at the heart of each is absolute proof that DiscoveryBound’s programs are effectively accomplishing our mission of “Opening Windows to God.”

Video: Jimmy Joe’s journey

Categories: Other, Participant Stories
A participant in DiscoveryBound Outreach chapter, Ignite and National Leadership Council programs describes the path his DB experiences have taken him on and the opportunities they’ve provided. (From Trailmarks 2023)   About DISCOVERYBOUND OUTREACH DiscoveryBound Outreach is a community program that provides local activities for all ages, weekend retreats and national teen weekends for Christian …

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VIDEO: JOY IN SERVICE

Categories: Participant Stories
A current NLC teen interviews a graduating senior about how she earned the Congressional Gold Medal and why she chose to continue working toward it after achieving the required Bronze Medal. Watch her story. (From Trailmarks 2023) About DiscoveryBound National Leadership Council (NLC) The National Leadership Council is a four-year program for Christian Science high …

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Iceland trip inspires deeper practice of Christian Science

Categories: Participant Stories
In September 2023, DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach 20s/30s completed two trips to Iceland that had originally been planned for fall 2020. Feedback from participants was filled with gratitude for the connections, spiritual growth and sheer joy experienced. Following is a letter from one of the participants, Kelsi Mayer. I would like to extend a huge and …

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Creativity and healing from virtual watercolor classes

Categories: Participant Stories
Participants in our watercolor classes have shared with us their deep gratitude for the way the experience has uplifted them; below are two of those notes. DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach is able to offer these virtual classes free of charge, thanks to the instructor, Kelly Foxton, who generously volunteers her instruction time, and to caring donors. …

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NLC teens share adventure trip gratitude

Categories: Participant Stories
The following are two of the many letters we receive from DiscoveryBound (DB) National Leadership Council (NLC) teens every year that testify to the healing experiences happening in the program. Dear Donor, Thank you so much for providing me with the financial support to go on my 2026W NLC adventure trip to Alaska. I had …

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