Feb
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DiscoveryBound Dessert Auction & A/U Ranches Gathering – Denver @ Koelbel Library (Rooms A & B)
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come enjoy a dessert auction fundraiser for the Denver Metro DB Chapter, learn about the A/U Ranches, enjoy some pizza and take home some fabulous treats!
Cindy Engel, auctioneer extraordinaire, will be auctioning off yummy desserts. This fundraiser benefits our metro Denver CS youth and their involvement in local, regional and national DiscoveryBound events. This chapter also supports local family activities.
Before the auction, enjoy lunch, learn about A/U Ranch programs for youth, teens, families and adults. See the A/U Ranches brand NEW video.
Please come and bring your friends!! It’s going to be a “sweet” event.
RSVP (need for pizza order) to [email protected] or [email protected] OR call or Susan Barner #303.570.4275 Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Susan if you are wanting to donate a dessert for the Auction.

Mar
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DB Outreach: Family Winter Weekend in CO @ A/U Ranches
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm

“Spirit is symbolized by strength, presence, and power, and also by holy thoughts, winged with Love.” – S&H 512:8-9

Come join us for a cozy family weekend at the A/U Ranches! This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and have fun while enjoying the company of other Christian Science families and friends. Take part in sledding, broom hockey, climbing in the Rock Gym, horseback riding, games and cards in the lodge and much more. Even if you have a good book you are trying to finish, bring it along and enjoy reading by the fire. Feel free to do as few or as many activities as you want, but come be a part of the fun!

WHEN: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2019

WHERE: A/U Ranches, Buena Vista, CO

WHO: Christian Science families, 20s/30s, adults, and their friends of all faiths. This is not a teen only weekend. There will be no chaperones provided and families will be housed in cabins. There will also be 20s/30s and adult cabins by gender.

COST: $69 per person (included in the cost are all meals beginning with Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch, lodging and Ranch activities. Horseback riding is an additional expense and can be purchased when registering.)

FINANCIAL AID: If needed, up to $34 in financial aid is available for youth 17 and under. When registering, you will have the opportunity to apply.

TRAVEL: Please plan to arrive at the A/U Ranches between 7-8pm on Friday, March 1. Departure on Sunday will be at 1pm.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If for some reason you need to cancel, you may do so up until Friday, February 8 with a $35 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after February 8.

Registration closes February 20, 2019

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.

 

 

Apr
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Tough Mudder Weekend in Los Angeles, CA @ Clairbourn Manor House & Glen Helen Raceway
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 11:30 am

REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED!

We are so excited to invite you to join us in Los Angeles for the Tough Mudder on April 5-7, 2019, for a weekend full of mud, friends, food, and fun!

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Apr
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DB Outreach: Jetty Park Family Camping/Kayaking – Cape Canaveral, FL @ Jetty Park
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day

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(Please submit registration form by mail.  Instructions are on the form.)

Come Join Florida DB Chapters for a weekend of fun, sun, and inspiration! This popular family
event held at the Jetty Park beach and campground in Cape Canaveral, Florida includes a
2-night/3-day campout along the white sandy ocean front and the opportunity to take part in a
wide range of exciting recreational activities. Feel free to join us for any part of the weekend.

Weekend Activities Include:
• 2-hr guided kayak tour (optional)
• Sunrise & evening walks on the beach
• BBQ dinner & games
• Inspirational talk
• Youth-led Sunday service
• Meet reps from CS camps and Principia

WHO:
Christian Scientists of all ages and their friends of all faiths.
WHEN:
Arrive: Friday, April 12 any time after 3:00 pm
Depart: Sunday, April 14 at noon
WHERE:
Jetty Park Campground
400 Jetty Park Road, Cape Canaveral, FL
COST:
$79 per tent; includes two nights of camping,
planned activities, and inspirational speaker.
$10 per person for food; includes breakfast on
Saturday and Sunday, BBQ dinner. Ages 5 and
under are free.
$10 per person for Saturday ONLY; includes BBQ
dinner and inspirational talk.
$30 (includes tip) per person (optional) kayak tour
encountering manatees and dolphins (for ages 5+).

Apr
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DB OUTREACH: 20s/30s Service (Denver) @ Wide Horizon
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come join us to celebrate Volunteer Month!

Download flyer here.

Tentative Schedule

11 AM – 1 PM Landscaping Work: preparing flower beds, raking leaves and pruning.

1 PM – 2 PM Lunch (provided) and Q&A about CS Nursing

2 PM – 3 PM Hymn Sing and 91st Psalm reading

RSVP Sten [email protected]

We hope to see you there!

Apr
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DB Compass: Informational Webinar
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Parents and teens, come join an informational webinar about the Compass program! Beyond a program description, you will hear from people who have participated in Compass and learn what to expect. Bring your questions and tell your friends!

Topic: Compass Informational Webinar
Time: Apr 16, 2019 7:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/516363762

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Apr
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DB Compass: 2018-2019 Group Spring Retreat – Southern CA
Apr 25 – Apr 28 all-day

Finish your Compass year strong by playing in the waves with your friends. This is the third and final retreat for the 2018-2019 Compass group, and it will be filled with fun excursions, meaningful discussions, and hopefully a few ocean sunsets!

Click here for program details. 

May
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DB OUTREACH: 20S/30S SAILBOAT CRUISE @ BALBOA ISLAND, NEWPORT HARBOR, CA
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Join us for this fun DiscoveryBound activity for Christian Scientists and their friends in their 20s/30s.

When: Sunday May 19th, 12:00pm-5:00pm

Come meet us at the Boy Scout Sea Base for church at 10:00am, 1931 W. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach CA 92633,
or meet us at the boat at noon and enjoy lunch, a sailboat boat cruise, and great company!  Come make some new friends.

We will meet for lunch on the dock at Balboa Island on the dock at 140 S Bay Front at 12:00 noon and the boat sails at 12:45pm.

Where: Dock at 140 S Bay Front, on Balboa Island

RSVP: [email protected] as space is limited!

Bring: a jacket. Lunch is supplied.

All 20s/30s are welcome, so come and enjoy a sailboat cruise out of Newport Harbor.

Sponsored by the Orange County Discovery Bound Chapter

May
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DB OUTREACH: 20s/30s TEXAS RETREAT – NASA & SPACE CENTER HOUSTON @ GALVESTON, TEXAS
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – May 27 @ 12:00 pm

Join us May 24th – 27th, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend) for a weekend full of inspiration, exploring NASA and Space Center Houston (!), swimming, games, nature, socializing, chatting and relaxing!

Price of Space Center entry ($30) + $150

Register now as space is limited. First come, first served.

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Jun
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DB OUTREACH: DB 20s/30s HIKING DAY TRIP ALONG THE HUDSON RIVER, NY
Jun 8 all-day

DB 20s/30s Hiking Day Trip Along the Hudson River, NY

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Please join us in a day of adventure, hiking along the Hudson with breathtaking views, only an 1 hr 30 min train ride from NYC.

Any questions? Need the details?

Contact Zach Selby (781) 336-7669  [email protected]

 

Jun
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Topgolf @ Hillsboro, OR (near Portland) @ Topgolf
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

DB 20s/30s Topgolf – Hillsboro, OR (near Portland)

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Sunday, June 9th, at 12:00 PM

Come have fun hitting golf balls with friends in their 20s and 30s!

DB’s Young Adult Manager, Sten Palmer, would love to meet you.

DB will cover the cost of an hour of Topgolf. Food is available for purchase.

Please spread the word!

RSVP Sten: (339) 216-8926

 

 

Jun
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DB Outreach: DB Young Adult Manager Visits Seattle – Save the Date! @ TBD
Jun 12 – Jun 17 all-day

DB Outreach – DB Young Adult Manager Visits Seattle – Save the Date!

Sten Palmer will be connecting with and gathering 20s/30s together and would love to meet you!

Stay tuned for local events. Please share your event ideas with Sten.

Contact Sten: (339) 216-8926 [email protected]

Jun
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DB OUTREACH: DB 20s/30s NEW ENGLAND TOUGH MUDDER – CHARLTON, MA
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am

DB 20s/30s New England Tough Mudder 

For more info and to register, click here

What: Tough Mudder Classic Course and Lunch

When: June 29, 2019 starting at 9:30am

Where: 219 Brookfield Rd, Charlton MA 01507

Cost: $119.35 for Tough Mudder Ticket and Lunch

Contact: Jake Elmore 626-367-3440

Jul
13
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DB Outreach: DB Young Adult Manager Visits St. Louis – Save the Date!
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day

DB Outreach – DB Young Adult Manager Visits St. Louis – Save the Date!

Sten Palmer will be connecting with and gathering 20s/30s together and would love to meet you!

Stay tuned for local events. Please share your event ideas!

Contact Sten: (339) 216-8926 [email protected]

Jul
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DB OUTREACH: DB Young Adult Manager Visits St. Louis – 20s/30s Topgolf @ TopGolf
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

DB 20s/30s St. Louis Topgolf

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Sunday 14th 2019 at 12:00pm

16851 N Outer 40 Rd. Chesterfield, MO

Whether you’re a seasoned pro, a casual golfer, or never held a club in your life, Topgolf is fun for everyone!

Come hit some golf balls with friends in their 20s/30s!

Thanks to DiscoveryBound’s financial support, golfing is only $5/person for one hour.

Prefer to just hang out? We’d love to have you!

Food is available for purchase.

RSVP/Questions: Andrew McKinley (530) 258-7581 [email protected]

This event offers a healing atmosphere that is alcohol, smoke and drug free.

Jul
16
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DB Outreach: DB Young Adult Manager Visits DC – Game Night @ Asher House DC
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

DB 20s/30s Dinner & Game Night 

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6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Tuesday, July 16 at Asher House, 1634 19th St, NW, Washington, DC 20009

All 20s/30s are welcome, so please join us for some fun!

Pizza provided

Bring your favorite board game

Walk 3 mins from Dupont Circle Station or park on the street

RSVP Sten (339) 216-8926 [email protected]

Sten is connecting 20s/30s and helping to strengthen     local communities across the nation this summer and fall.

This event offers a healing atmosphere that is alcohol, smoke and drug free.

Jul
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DB Outreach: DB Young Adult Manager Visits NYC – Join us for Ice Cream! @ Cones Artisanal Ice Cream
Jul 17 all-day

DB Outreach – DB Young Adult Manager Visits NYC – Join us for Ice Cream

Sten Palmer will be connecting with and gathering 20s/30s together and would love to meet you!

Join us for ice cream on DB after the 10th Church NYC Testimony Meeting Wednesday night July 17!

Cones Artisanal Ice Cream: 272 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

Contact Sten: (339) 216-8926 [email protected]

Jul
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DB OUTREACH: TMC Interns (NLC & 20s/30s) BBQ Lunch
Jul 19 @ 6:10 pm – 7:10 pm

Mother Church NLC & 20s/30s Interns BBQ Lunch 

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When: Sunday, July 28th following church service at TMC

Where: Lori Selby’s home, 439 Morton Street, Stoughton, MA 02072

Who: TMC College Interns & NLC High School Interns

Pick Up & Drop off: Transportation provided – Pick up is at TMC following church service and then return in the late afternoon.

Cost: Free – The DiscoveryBound Boston Chapter will be providing 2 (15) passenger vans for transportation to and from Lori’s home and all food for the BBQ.  We will be providing hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, appetizers, salads, drinks and dessert!

RSVP & Contact: by Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Brooke Engel 303-638-0006 or
Hannah Hathaway 323-901-9173

 

Jul
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DB Outreach: Maine Adventure Trip for Adults @ Adventure Bound
Jul 20 @ 4:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 10:00 am

Download the Flyer    Register Now    Travel Form    Financial Aid Form

Who: Christian Science adults of all ages and friends of all faiths

What: Explore breathtaking landscapes while rafting the Kennebec River, hike to the stunning Moxie Falls, experience kayaking and stand up paddle boards and enjoy wilderness camping under the stars. Disconnect from devices and take the time to connect with CS adults and your friends of all faiths from across the country for an Adventure in Maine’s vacation destination. We have all the adventures and challenges you’ll love. In addition to great adventures, base camp is no ordinary base camp.  You will even get a chance to have Lobster if you would like!  This guided multi-day trip is inspiring and all inclusive* – all you need to do is have the time of your life in the great outdoors.

Travel: The program starts and finishes in Caratunk, Maine. Base camp (Adventure Bound) is approximately 2.5 hours from Portland, ME and about 4.5 hours from Boston, MA. A DB shuttle is available to/from Portland, ME airport for an additional fee: $25 one way ($50 for round-trip).  Please see the Travel Form above to give us your transportation information.

DB Shuttle:
July 20, 2019 – Departs Portland, ME Airport at 1:15pm to arrive at Base Camp by 4:00pm (arrive into PWM by 12:30 p.m.)
July 24, 2019 – Depart Base Camp at 10:15am to arrive at Portland, ME Airport by 1:00pm (depart PWM after 2:30 p.m.)

Accommodations: Gender-based bunkhouses for 3 nights and gender based tents for camp-out for 1 night or bring a tent to stay with spouse during the weekend.

Level of Activity – need to be an active adult since we will be camping and white water rafting as the main activity.
There will be a licensed Maine guide in each raft when we go on the class III-IV white water rafting.  Short hike to Moxie Falls.

Registration IS OPEN until Friday, July 12th.
For questions about registration only, call Mackenzie Shepherd: (303) 779-3000 ext. 138

Cost: $580 *Includes 4 nights lodging , activities, meals – starting from Saturday night dinner through Wednesday breakfast. Travel costs are not included. If you need transportation from the Portland, ME airport, let us know (Additional fee of $25 each way)

Financial Aid
Thanks to recent generous donations, DiscoveryBound is now able to offer scholarships to adults attending DB events and programs. DB can even help with up to $150 towards registration and/or up to $150 towards travel costs. Do not let finances stop you from attending this DB event! Let us know if you have a need and we will get back with you in regards to next steps.  The link to the Financial Aid form can be found at the top of this page.

Cancellation Policy
Refunds less a $290 cancellation fee, will be given to participants canceling by Wednesday, July 3rd. No refunds will be issued after this date and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday, July 20, 2019

Afternoon Arrive and Check-in at 4:00 p.m. Utilize adventure center:  swimming pool, hot tub, volleyball, disc golf, hiking trails, arcade, basketball court, soccer field, campfires, game room, and projection movie screen
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Introductions/Overview of the weekend/Inspirational Sharing
8:30 pm Campfire (wood is provided), Pool, Hot Tub
10:00 pm Bunkhouse lodging (bring sleeping bag) – Lights Out

 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

7:15 am Full breakfast buffet
9:00 am Meet with your guides to discuss and prepare for your day of a morning hike to Moxie Falls and an afternoon of Kayaking on the Lower Kennebec River.
10:00 am Scenic Hike to Moxie Falls. Take an Adventure Bound bus shuttle to the trail head to Moxie Falls, Maine’s largest waterfall. This relaxing hike has great view and swimming opportunities in the natural pools above the falls.
12:00 pm Break for a picnic lunch
12:30 pm Explore the Lower Kennebec River using 2-person inflatable kayaks and stand-up paddle boards.
3:30 pm Return to Adventure Bound and utilize the adventure center
5:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Informal Church Service outdoors
8:00 pm Free Time: Campfire (wood is provided) and utilize adventure center
10:00 pm Bunkhouse Lodging – Lights Out

 

Monday, July 22, 2019

7:15 am Full breakfast buffet
8:00 am Lesson Study (optional)
8:30 am 2-day Kennebec whitewater rafting orientation.  Day 1 adventures consist of introductory rapids in smaller 8-ft. self-guided rafts along the East Outlet of the Kennebec River just below Moosehead Lake, with Adventure Bound staff providing support from kayaks and leading the way.  Stopping at  Ledge Falls for a picnic lunch and fun at the falls.  From there you continue on a motorboat shuttle to their remote (boat access only) campsite on Indian Pond.  The campsite will have tents and sleeping pads provided for us. Enjoy a cheese/cracker/pepperoni snack along with veggies and dip while the guides prepare dinner.
6:00 pm Lakeside BBQ

7:30 pm

10:00 pm

Wilderness sauna and a refreshing swim in the pond before a nighttime snack of s’mores around the campfire.
Tent Camping (2-3 person tents) Lights Out

 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

6:30 am Breakfast on the pond
7:30 am Depart by motorboat shuttle to Harris Station dam for Day 2 adventures for a 12-mile descent of the Kennebec river gorge with class III-IV whitewater.  Each raft (16-ft in length) of approx. 6-9 paddlers will be accompanied by a licensed Maine whitewater guide. Following the upper gorge section of rafting in the morning, we will stop along the banks of the river for a riverside barbecue.
3:30 pm Rafting trip concludes with a photo and video presentation of your rafting trip by Adventure Bound.
5:30 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Campfire (wood is provided) Utilize adventure center
10:00 pm Bunkhouse Lodging – Lights Out

 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

7:15 am Full breakfast buffet
9:00 am Debrief Weekend with DiscoveryBound
10:00 am Check out of bunkhouses, utilize adventure center amenities and depart at your leisure

 

 

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DB Outreach: Fall Weekend at Stone Mountain, GA @ Stone Mountain Park
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm

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Metaphysical Theme:  …he shall set me up upon a rock.  – Psalms 27:5

Come join us for a weekend at Stone Mountain Park. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore a wide variety of family-friendly outdoor activities, plus  many natural and historic sights with 3,200 acres.  The weekend will include a Swiss cable car ride to the summit, hiking, scenic railroad, water sports like canoeing, kayaking & SUP, reserved terrace seating for Lasershow Night Spectacular, BBQ dinner & inspirational speaker, Pumpkin Festival and much more. Come be a part of the fun!

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 p.m. – Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:00 p.m.
Feel free to arrive anytime after 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA

WHO: Christian Science families of all ages, 20s/30s, adults, and their friends of all faiths.

COST:  $45.00 per person includes an all attraction pass, water sports, 2 breakfasts, Saturday night BBQ Catered Dinner & Inspirational Speaker, and reserved seating for Laser Show with drink and popcorn.

FINANCIAL AID:  Registration financial aid is available for all participants up to $20 per person. Additional aid is available for family lodging if needed. Fill out financial aid form above.

This event is subsidized by the Asher Student Foundation and DiscoveryBound Atlanta Chapter.

Cancellation Fee:
$25.00 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by August 7, 2019. After August 7 there are no refunds.
No Refund deadline:  August 8, 2019

Deadline to register is Thursday, September 12, 2019

Lodging (is on your own – so please make reservations ASAP to secure a spot)
Stone Mountain Inn – located at Stone Mountain Park (800-401-2407)
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort located at Stone Mountain Park (770-879-9900)
Stone Mountain Park Campground (primitive tents, safari tents, cabins, yurts) (770-498-5710)

Weekend Schedule (Tentative)

Friday, September 20
4:00-7:00pm Arrival & Check
7:00pm Introductions/Weekend Overview/Get to know you games
8:00pm Free Time
Saturday, September 21
8:00am Continental Breakfast
                  Option 1
9:00am Hike up Stone Mountain or
10:00am Tram to Stone Mountain
10: 15am Group Lesson Study at top of Stone Mountain (optional)
10:45am Hike down Stone Mountain or take Tram down
11:30-4:45pm Lunch on your own at Crossroads, Common Clubhouse or Evergreen
All Attraction Pass to Stone Mountain Park,
REI  Water Adventures (SUP, Kayak, Canoe)
                  Option 2
9:00am Lesson Study at Carillon (optional)
9:30-4:45pm REI Water Adventures (SUP, Kayak, Canoe)
All Attraction Pass to Stone Mountain Park,
Lunch on your own at Crossroads, Common Clubhouse or Evergreen
                  Everyone
5:00pm Meet at Pavilion – Fun games for youth & adult fellowship
6:00pm BBQ Catered Dinner (served only from 6:00-7:00)
7:00pm Asher Student Foundation Presentationnspirational Speaker: Chris Irby Williams
7:20pm Inspirational Speaker: Chris Irby Williams
8:00-9:00pm Glow by Night Experience at Stone Mountain & Free Time
9:30pm Lasershow Spectacular (Reserved Seating for our group)
Sunday, September 22
8:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00 Outside Church Service & Sunday School
10:00 Weekend Highlights & Evaluations
11:00am Pack up

 

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

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