DB NLC: 8th Grade Application – Open Now!
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm

DB NLC Application is now open August 27th – October 10th for current 8th Graders.

Are you a Christian Science 8th grader, or do you know one, who is interested in being with like-minded peers, developing servant leadership skills through spiritual growth, traveling and having fun? Apply now for the next DiscoveryBound National Leadership Council class!

Learn more and link to apply:

DB Outreach: 20s/30s Game Night Hangout @ Zoom
Oct 5 @ 6:30 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 different practitioner supporting each call. Then we will play games!! We hope you can join!!

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

DB Outreach: 20s/30s New England Fall Bash @ BJ Thompson's Home
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

DB 20s/30s New england fall bash


DB invites you to join other 20s/30s for an evening of fun, fall-filled activities!

When:  Saturday, October 16th | 4pm-9pm

Where:  BJ Thompson’s warm & humble abode

Who: 20s/30s and their friends

What:  Pumpkin carving, dinner, games/movie, and more!

Tentative Schedule:

  • 4:00pm   Event Begins
  • 4:30pm   Pumpkin Carving
  • 6:00pm   Dinner
  • 7:00pm   Games / Movie

COST – $5 (includes pumpkin carving & dinner)


Contact:  Shelby Barner at [email protected] for more information.

Can’t wait to see you there!

DB Outreach: Volunteer & Ambassador Zoom Meeting
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

DB Volunteer & ambassador zoom Meeting


Thursday, October 28, 2021

1st Session: 8:00pm EDT, 7:00pm CDT, 6:00pm MDT, 5:00pm PDT

2nd Session: 10:00pm EDT, 9:00pm CDT, 8:00pm MDT, 7:00pm PDT

Mark your calendars for a night of sharing inspiration and ideas for potential local activities. Plus, get updates on DB’s Outreach, NLC, and Compass programs! We hope you can come to one of the two sessions!

Please email to RSVP:

[email protected] (East Coast)

[email protected] (West Coast)

[email protected] (20s/30s)


DB Outreach: All-Ages Florida Fall Event @ Fort De Soto Park
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

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ALL- AGES Florida Fall Event – Registration is NOW open!

Come join DiscoveryBound Outreach in the beautiful outdoors for a day at Fort De Soto Park in Tierra Verde, Florida. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover the natural beauty of the park while being with other Christian Scientists and friends at the beach, kayaking, biking while in an uplifting atmosphere. We will have a private pavilion, serve a delicious lunch and hear from an inspirational speaker. Everyone is invited to explore the scenic water views and award-winning beach – you won’t want to miss this fun event and the opportunity to meet new friends.

Metaphysical Theme:
“Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself.”  (Luke 10:27)

All-Ages – CS families, 20s/30s, adults, and your friends of all faiths
(all youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 9:30am – 4:30pm EST

Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Tierra Verde, FL 33715
East Beach, Pavilion #14

Cost: (financial aid is available to all participants – see below for further information)
$20 per person includes kayaking, biking, lunch, inspirational speaker & FUN!
(Children 2 and under are free but still need to register)
$5.00 Fort De Soto Park – parking fee (you pay at the gate during entry)

Registration financial aid is available for all participants and for those families that are traveling from afar and need lodging.
For those families that are traveling from afar and need financial aid for lodging we are offering up to $75.00 per family.  Financial Aid is available up to 1/2 of the registration fee per person. Deposit a minimum of $10
To apply for financial aid please complete this form:

Lodging: – If you are driving from afar here are some options close to Fort De Soto, Park
Fort De Soto Park Campground – SOLD OUT, but feel free to call and see if there are any cancellations – 727-582-2100
Quality Inn & Suites St. Petersburg – Clearwater Airport, 
3655 Hospitality Lane,  Clearwater, 33762, FL
Hampton Inn & Suites Clearwater/St. Petersburg-Ulmerton Road, 4050 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater, 33762, FL

Cancellation Fee:  Cancellation fee is based on 50% of your registration fee. A maximum of $10.00 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by Friday, October 22, 2021
No Refund deadlineOctober 22, 2021

Questions?  Contact Lori Selby at [email protected] or 781-956-9035

9:30 a.m. – Welcome & Games
10:30 – Kayaking for DB Group or beach time
12:30 – Catered Lunch
1:30 – Inspirational Speaker (to be announced soon)
2:00 – 4:00 Biking or beach time (feel free to bring your own bike)
4:00 – Highlights & Gratitude

Event will be run in accordance with the current local and state regulations at that time.

This event is generously subsidized by the Asher Student Foundation.


DB Outreach: Four Seasons Book Club @ Zoom
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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DB Four Seasons Book Club

We’re excited to announce our quarterly virtual book club for all adults! Tuesday, November 9th at 8:30pm EDT/ 7:30pm CDT / 6:30pm MDT / 5:30pm PDT will be our first one!

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown, will be our first book. 
It’s the bestselling true story about the University of Washington rowing team and their thrilling challenges and sacrifices in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

If you are interested in joining us, please email us at [email protected] We can’t wait to discuss a variety of books with everyone!  If you have any recommendations? Let us know.


  • 1st Book Club (November 9)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 2nd Book Club (February tbd)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 3rd Book Club (May tbd)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page
  • 4th Book Club (August tdb)
    • Present Next Book at Meeting & on the Calendar Event Page




DB Outreach: 20s/30s Hike & Beach Hangout – SoCal
Nov 13 all-day

DB Outreach: 20s/30s Southern CA Local Event

Come together, in-person, with other Christian Scientists and their friends for a fun, packed-full event! Come for the full day or join the event after the hike – up to you! Please bring a picnic lunch, some fun beach games, your suit if you are brave enough to jump in, and a fun snack/side/drinks for dinner to help pitch in!

Tentative Schedule (still in the planning process, so subject to change)

10:15 AM Arrive at Crystal Cove*
10:30 AM Introductions & Casual Inspirational
11:00 AM Hike around Crystal Cove
12:30 PM Picnic Lunch (bring your lunch)
1:30 PM Hike back and drive to beach*
2:30 PM Beach games, hangout
5:30 PM Dinner (pizza/hotdogs and dessert provided)
6:30 PM Bonfire on the beach
8:00 PM Leave for the day

*We may meet somewhere else and carpool in due to a parking fee, so stay tuned for an updated schedule. Also, we are figuring out which beach would be the best to meet, so stay tuned. Be prepared to pay for parking fees.

Please feel free to reach out to Shelby Barner, at [email protected], if you have any questions and here’s a link to RSVP too:

DiscoveryBound provides an atmosphere that is alcohol, smoke, and drug free. This event will abide by all local regulations as well.

Please stay tuned for more information And Possible Changes to the schedule / Plan.

DB Compass: 2021-2022 Group Winter Retreat – A/U Ranches
Dec 28 2021 – Jan 1 2022 all-day

Compass teens in the 2021-2022 group will ring in the New Year together in the snowy Rocky Mountains. This extended trip allows time for group discussions, team building, games, and plenty of outdoor adventures in this winter wonderland.

Click here for Compass program details

DB Compass: 2021-2022 Group Spring Retreat – Boston, MA
Apr 28 – May 1 all-day

The 2021-2022 Compass teens will wrap up their year together by visiting Boston. This is the third and final retreat as a group, and it will be filled with tours and interactive workshops at The Mother Church and Longyear Museum, fun excursions around Boston, and meaningful discussions.

Click here for program details.