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DB Outreach: Holiday Contests for All Ages @ DB Outreach
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – Dec 19 @ 11:45 pm

Happy Holiday Contests
December 2-20, 2020 | For all ages
Celebrate the sights and tastes of the holiday season with your DiscoveryBound friends. Join us by sharing photos of your holiday cookie creations, bright and festive Christmas tree or modeling your ugliest Christmas sweater. You and/or your family must be in the photos, too, but it’s totally worth it to win some fun Christmas prizes, and spread holiday cheer with the larger DiscoveryBound community. 

The contest has multiple categories, and there will be a winner from each age group in each category.
Categories:
Most Festive Looking Christmas Cookies
Most Seasonally Decorated Christmas Tree
Ugliest Holiday Sweater

Age Groups:
Preschool-Elementary
Middle/High School
20s/30s
Adults

You can compete in multiple categories. Submit your photos through December 20 and we’ll announce the winners on December 30.
Send Us Your Photos
To participate, simple complete this Google Form and upload the photo for each category you’d like to compete in: https://forms.gle/J951gYs1KFLH5DMv8

Submissions can also be sent to us via email at [email protected] or direct message on Facebook (@DiscoveryBound). Just be sure to include your name, category and age group.

Questions?
Email us at [email protected] and Lori, Lee Anne or Shelby will respond. 

Dec
4
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DB Outreach: Teen Virtual Game Night @ Zoom
Dec 4 @ 8:30 pm

Are you ready for a TEEN FUN Virtual Game Night? Teens Dylan Ouderkirk & Merit Brustman will be running a fun and creative game night. Instead of sitting at home alone, come join other teens and play games over zoom! Make sure to spread the word, it’s a lot more fun with more people! Hope to see you there!
Feel free to share this information with your friends!

Friday, December 4th (8:30pm EST, 7:30 CST, 6:30 MST, 5:30 PST)
Grades 8-12
Some games will include:
Mixer/Get to know you game
“Blank Slate ”
“Zoom Mafia”

RSVP by Thursday, December 3 to [email protected] or l[email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

Dec
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DB Outreach: Virtual Fun Arts & Crafts for Youth @ Zoom Meeting
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am

Virtual Fun Arts & Crafts for Youth
Kick off the holidays with some easy crafts for preschool to elementary school age children.  These crafts will need parental supervision.

We’re planning for this activity to last about an hour and we have four ornaments/decorations we’ll be working on. We don’t expect to get them all done, so you can continue to work on your projects after we finish.

When:  Saturday, December 5th 11:30 a.m. EST, 10:30, CST, 9:30 MST, 8:30 PST
Where:  Zoom Call
RSVP: Lee Anne Meidell at [email protected] or Lori Selby at [email protected]
When you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link, list of supplies and instructions. We will be doing these crafts during the call with everyone at the same time.

Dec
8
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Book Club @ Zoom
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

20s/30s young adults are invited to join DB and other young adults around the country for a virtual book club. For the month of November, we are reading David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell, so read it over and come prepared to chat about the book. We hope that you will be able to join us! We will be choosing the next book for the month of December soon. So stay tuned!

5:30pm PT, 6:30pm MT, 7:30pm CT, 8:30pm ET

For access to the Zoom link to join, please email [email protected]

Dec
11
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Christmas Party @ Zoom
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm

20s/30s young adults come join a night filled with Christmas cheer! This event will be in place of one of our game nights, but that doesn’t mean that we won’t be stopping the amazing metaphysical inspiration and the fun games!! Snuggle up by your computer with a cup of cocoa and your cozy Christmas pjs, in order to participate in some Christmas-themed activities. We can’t wait to see you there and if you have any fun ideas for the night please let me know!!

5:00pm PT, 6:00pm MT, 7:00pm CT, 8:00pm ET

For access to the Zoom link to join, please email [email protected]

Dec
13
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DB Outreach: DB 20s/30s Cooking Class @ Zoom
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm

Register Here

20s/30s will come together to create a meal that a chef will guide them through. This will be an opportunity for people to come together and make a fun, new recipe! We will begin the virtual cooking class at 4pm PT, 5pm MT, 6pm CT, and 7pm ET with introductions and then jump into making the delicious meal together. The event costs $10 to register.

Chef of the Night: Shane Witters Hicks

Your Lesson Menu: A Honey-Miso Glazed, Stuffed Butternut Squash (A hearty centerpiece that can easily be adapted for meat-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans!)

Please reach out to Shelby at [email protected] if you have any questions!

Dec
15
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DB Outreach: Holiday Fun Game Night for All-Ages @ Zoom
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm

HOLIDAY FUN GAME NIGHT – for ALL-AGES!
join DiscoveryBound via Zoom –  Meet new friends from all over the US!

In the spirit of the holiday season, come with your Holiday Costume Dress-up (optional)

  • Santa Hats
  • Elf costumes
  • Reindeer antlers
  • Green Grinch hair
  • Ugly or beautiful Christmas Sweater
  • Be Creative!

Games will include:
Christmas Scavenger Hunt (have pencil/paper)
Complete the Christmas Songs
Christmas Trivia with Kahoot

Tuesday, December 15th
Come one, come all – all ages are welcome
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT

RSVP by Monday, December 14th to [email protected] or [email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

COME JOIN THE FUN!

Dec
28
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DB Compass: 2020-2021 Group Winter Retreat – A/U Ranches
Dec 28 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day

There’s nothing like a winter getaway to the stunning Rocky Mountains! Spend time together skiing, sledding and digging deep into Christian Science topics in front of a crackling fire. The A/U Ranches are the perfect spot for this mid-year retreat for the 2020-2021 Compass group.

Click here for program details. 

Jan
5
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Book Club @ Zoom
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

20s/30s young adults are invited to join DB and other young adults around the country for a virtual book club. For the month of December, we are reading Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles the the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt, so read it over and come prepared to chat about the book. Even if you read half of it or read it a long time ago we would still love to have you. We hope that you will be able to join us!

8:30pm ET, 7:30pm CT, 6:30pm MT, 5:30pm PT

For access to the Zoom link to join, please email [email protected]

Jan
8
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Game Night! @ Zoom
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

20s/30s young adults are invited to join DB, a practitioner, and other Christian Science young adults around the country for a virtual game night! We start with metaphysical sharing and inspiration, facilitated by a practitioner supporting each call. Then we play games! The host always has a game prepared and ready to play, but participants are encouraged to bring/teach/run their own favorite games the group can play virtually as well! We hope you can join us!

8pm ET, 7pm CT, 6pm MT, 5pm PT

For access to the Zoom link to join, please email [email protected]

Jan
12
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DB Outreach: Adult Virtual Game Night @ Zoom
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm

Come Ring in the New Year with a Fun Virtual Game Night for all ADULTS!
join DiscoveryBound via Zoom – Come join the fun for some Virtual Games that we can play together on Zoom. Meet new friends from all over the US!

Tuesday, January 12
Come one come all – all adults are welcome
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT

RSVP by Monday, January 11 to [email protected] or [email protected]
We will send the Zoom link once you RSVP.

Jan
24
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Women’s Networking Event @ Zoom
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm

Come together and connect with other 20s/30s women, across the country, for this amazing opportunity! Melody Colliatie and Amanda Loudon will be hosting DiscoveryBound’s first ever 20s/30s Women’s Networking Event. The event will begin with a practitioner talk by Nikki Paulk, CS and then lead into a variety of activities that Melody and Amanda have planned. Please spread the word and if you have friends that would love to join-the more the merrier! Can’t wait to see you there!

8pm ET, 7pm CT, 6pm MT, 5pm PT

To register, please fill out this google form by January 17th to reserve your spot:

https://forms.gle/rkHEaK5g8F5QT6EP8

Email 20s/[email protected] with any questions.

 

Jan
29
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DB Outreach: Teen Virtual Game Night @ Zoom
Jan 29 @ 8:30 pm

Back by Popular Demand!
Are you ready for a TEEN FUN Virtual Game Night? Teens Dylan Ouderkirk & Merit Brustman will be running a fun and creative game night. Instead of sitting at home alone, come join other teens and play games over zoom! Make sure to spread the word, it’s a lot more fun with more people! Hope to see you there!
Feel free to share this information with your friends!

Friday, January 29 (8:30pm EST, 7:30 CST, 6:30 MST, 5:30 PST)
Grades 8-12

RSVP by Thursday, January 28 to [email protected] or l[email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

Jan
31
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DB Outreach Virtual Talk by Laurance Doyle @ Zoom Webinar
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Can Humpback Whales help us with the search for extraterrestrial intellIgence:

A Virtual Talk by Dr. Laurance Doyle

What:

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) has so far only looked for technology in space.  But is there a way to tell if the message itself is intelligent?  Dr. Doyle will share some of his research into the communication system of the humpback whales with the idea of coming up with an intelligence filter for SETI.  He will also share a bit of the metaphysics behind his involvement with this research.

When:

Sunday, January 31st, 2021 at 4:00pm PST, 5:00 MST, 6:00 CST, 7:00 EST

45 min Zoom Webinar with time for Q&A following the talk.

who:

Teens, 20s/30s, Adults, Friends, and Anyone interested in science and/or spirituality!

Register Here

This button will direct you the registration page where you can enter your name and email, then click “Register.”  You’ll then be redirected to a confirmation page, and will also recieve a confirmation email, both of which will give you access to the webinar link. Hope to see you there!

You won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity!

About Dr. Laurance Doyle:

Dr. Doyle was raised along the California coast in the small town of Cambria. He attended San Diego State University and after receiving his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in astronomy, he worked as an engineer with the Voyager spacecrafts in the Space Image Processing Group at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He thereafter received his PhD from the University of Heidelberg in Germany in 1987 on radiative transfer modeling of Saturn’s rings using Voyager spacecraft imaging data. Since 1987 he has been a Principal Investigator with the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California where his main projects have been the photometric detection of extrasolar planets, and the application of information theory to animal communications. He has been a visiting Lecturer at the University of California, Santa Cruz teaching classes on Life in the Universe, and Light & Optics, and has more than one hundred refereed papers  in the scientific literature. He was a Member of the NASA Kepler Mission Science Team  with responsibility for detection of extrasolar planets around double star systems and found the first such circumbinary planet. He has taught quantum physics,  thermodynamics, introductory astronomy, history of science and Native American history at Principia College in Illinois, and was the Director of the Institute for the Metaphysics of Physics at Principia College from 2014 to 2019. He was on the Christian Science Board  of Lectureship for over a decade, doing the first video lecture, and has been a  contributing editor for the Christian Science Sentinel, the Christian Science Journal, and  the Christian Science Monitor. He has addressed 21 Christian Science Associations in the  US, Europe, Asia and Oceania. 

 

Feb
7
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Men’s Networking Event @ Zoom
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm

Come together and connect with other 20s/30s men, across the country, for this amazing opportunity! Niklas Peschke and Tim Steckler will be hosting DiscoveryBound’s first ever 20s/30s Men’s Networking Event. The event will begin with a practitioner talk and then lead into a variety of activities that Nik and Tim have planned. Please spread the word and if you have friends that would love to join-the more the merrier! Can’t wait to see you there!

8pm ET, 7pm CT, 6pm MT, 5pm PT

To register, please fill out this google form by January 31st to reserve your spot:

https://forms.gle/2EhFMoXx7EjeFJoN8

Email 20s/[email protected] with any questions.

Feb
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DB Outreach: Winter Virtual Game Night for All Ages @ Zoom
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm

WINTER FUN Virtual GAME NIGHT – for ALL-AGES!
join DiscoveryBound via Zoom –  Meet new friends from all over the world!

Thursday, February 11
Come one, come all – all ages are welcome
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT

RSVP by Wednesday, February 10 to [email protected] or [email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

COME JOIN THE FUN!

Feb
26
Fri
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DB Outreach: Teen Virtual Game Night
Feb 26 @ 8:30 pm

Are you ready for our monthly TEEN FUN Virtual Game Night? Teens Dylan Ouderkirk & Merit Brustman will be running a fun and creative game night. Instead of sitting at home alone, come join other teens and play games over zoom! Make sure to spread the word, it’s a lot more fun with more people! Hope to see you there!

Feel free to share this information with your friends!

Friday, February 26 (8:30pm EST, 7:30 CST, 6:30 MST, 5:30 PST)
Grades 8-12

RSVP by Thursday, February 25 to [email protected] or l[email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.

Mar
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DB Outreach: 3rd Annual All-Ages Colorado Winter Weekend
Mar 5 – Mar 7 all-day

Register Here Financial Aid Download Flyer


Weekend’s metaphysical theme – 
“Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise:” Psalms 100:4


Registration open!


Come join DiscoveryBound Outreach for a cozy weekend at the A/U Ranches!
This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and have fun while enjoying the company of other Christian Scientists and friends of all ages. Take part in sledding, snowshoeing, games, cards, crafts in the lodge, and much more. Or just bring a good book, sit by the fire, and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate.  Feel free to do as few or as many activities as you want…but come be a part of the fun!

WHEN: Friday, March 5 – Sunday, March 7, 2021

WHERE: A/U Ranches, Buena Vista, CO

WHO: All-Ages: This exciting weekend is for all ages.  All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian, since child care is not provided.  Families will be housed and eat together conforming to current protocols for groups coming together in Colorado.

WHAT:  (The weekend schedule will be posted below when finalized)

COST: $99 per person (included in the cost are all meals beginning with Friday dinner through Sunday lunch, lodging, and most activities.)

FINANCIAL AID: If needed, up to $49 in financial aid is available for everyone. To apply for financial aid click on the link above.

TRAVEL: Please plan to arrive at the A/U Ranches between 5-7pm on Friday, March 5. The departure time will be on Sunday, March 7 at 1pm.  DiscoveryBound will not be providing transportation to or from the Ranches.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If for some reason you need to cancel, you may do so up until Friday, February 12, 2021 with a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after February 12.

Special note: If DiscoveryBound cancels a program/event, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee. (If a participant decides to cancel a registration then the cancellation policy for that specific DiscoveryBound event / program applies.)

Registration closes February 26, 2021 – Space is limited.  

The Weekend Schedule is being finalized –

please check back later.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation and other partners.

 

Mar
16
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DB Outreach: Virtual Game Night for Adults @ Zoom
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm

Fun Game Night for all ADULTS!
join DiscoveryBound via Zoom – Come join the fun for some Virtual Games that we can play together on Zoom. Meet new friends from all over the WORLD!

Tuesday, March 16
Come one come all – all adults are welcome
8:00 pm ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT

RSVP by Monday, March 15 to [email protected] or [email protected]
We will send the Zoom link once you RSVP.

Mar
26
Fri
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DB Outreach: Teen Virtual Game Night @ Zoom
Mar 26 @ 8:30 pm

Are you ready for another TEEN FUN Virtual Game Night? Teens Dylan Ouderkirk & Merit Brustman will be running a fun and creative game night. Instead of sitting at home alone, come join other teens and play games over zoom! Make sure to spread the word, it’s a lot more fun with more people! Hope to see you there!
Feel free to share this information with your friends!

Friday, March 26 (8:30pm EST, 7:30 CST, 6:30 MST, 5:30 PST)
Grades 8-12

RSVP by Thursday, March 25 to [email protected] or l[email protected]
Once you RSVP, we will send you a zoom link to join the call.