Join Us for the National Annual Event weekend in Los Angeles!
August 30 – September 2, 2019
Who: Teens entering 8th-12th grades and adults 20+.
Where: We’ll be staying at UCLA in northern Los Angeles. Address: 330 De Neve Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
What: Teens will visit the Santa Monica Beach, Hollywood Walk of Fame, have a pool party, and enjoy workshops from actual industry professionals who are also Christian Scientists.
Adults will visit the Griffith Observatory, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Walk of Fame.
Everyone will get to tour Warner Brothers Studios! You won’t want to miss this!
Early Bird: April 1st – June 30th Teens: $270 Adults: $450
Regular: July 1st – August 16th Teens: $300 Adults: $480
Need-based Financial Aid is available for teens up to $200 for registration costs and $300 for travel costs. Please fill out the form in your online account after you register to apply.
We are excited to be able to offer Financial Aid for adults for this event as well! Up to $150 for registration costs and $150 for travel costs. Please fill out the form above to apply.
WHO: CS Community and Friends
WHAT: Picnic at Laguna Niguel Regional Park
WHEN: Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 12: p.m.
Ellison Colarossi is part of the National Leadership Council’s (NLC) graduating class of 2020T. She is hosting a potluck picnic in the park with food, games and fun! We will provide hamburgers and hot dogs. Please support the event by bringing your favorite dish – Last name beginning with A-M bring your favorite side dish, and N-Z please bring your favorite dessert. Parking is $5 per car.
RSVP: Ellison Colarossi at [email protected] or 949-456-0981
Metaphysical Theme: Psalms 139: 7-10
“Whither shall I go from they spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: If I make my bed in hell, behold thou art there.
If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.”
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.
$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|
|Saturday, September 21|
|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)|
|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|
|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|
|9:00||Outside Church Service & Sunday School|
|10:00||Weekend Highlights & Evaluations|
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!
Spend an evening with us for games, a cookout and some friendly competition. Bring a side or a dessert to share and your favorite board game to play with others! We will have main cookout supplies (veggie and meat) and drinks. Please RSVP to Lane at 646-812-4809 so we know what to prep!
CENTRAL TEXAS FAMILY DB OUTREACH EVENT – AQUARIUM & PICNIC
WHEN: Sunday, October 6, 2019 – After Church
WHO: ALL AGES are welcome!
WHERE: Austin Aquarium, 13530 US 183 #101, Austin, TX 78750
WHAT: Day at the Austin Aquarium & Picnic
Event includes free admission
Bring your own lunch and meet at the picnic tables.
Drinks are provided by DiscoveryBound.
Contact: Nathalie Parker, DB Central Texas Chapter Contact – #253-249-3102
HIKE or BIKE on ANGEL ISLAND
This SATURDAY, Oct. 19
Meet at Tiburon Ferry at 9:45 AM (ferry leaves at 10:00) and every hour on the hour.
Ferry cost: $15 round trip
People can bring a bike on the ferry or rent a bike at the island. Bike rentals are $13.50/hour or $50/day. The main biking option is to ride around the perimeter on a paved loop.
Last time, most of the people hiked up Mt. Livermore, which is 800 feet. It was about a 2 hour hike up and an hour down.
lunch and snacks
sunscreen if desired
clothing for warmth (could be windy, foggy, rainy–who knows)
From SACRAMENTO AREA: Sacramento-area people meet at 1st church parking lot at 8 am.
We can meet anyone in Davis at the Mace Boulevard Park and Ride at 8:30 am.
BAY AREA people can meet at the Tiburon Ferry at 9:45 am. We can see if there is interest to meet for dinner afterward.
RSVP immediately to Steve Barton
[email protected] or call 1-916-531-6414
Halloween Party – Gracie Sampson & Trinity Hutt’s National Leadership Council’s Capstone Project
“…The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” (Galatians 5: 22-23)
Come join us for a fun kids and family oriented Halloween Party, grab a Halloween Costume (optional) and join us for games, treats and Halloween festivities.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Where: The Sampson’s Home
340 Acton Street, Carlisle, MA
Who: All Ages
RSVP: [email protected] or 978-758-8541
Spook-Tacular Bowling Event
“Love for God and man is the true incentive in both healing and teaching. Love inspires, illumines, designates, and leads the way. Right motives give pinions to thought, and strength and freedom to speech and action.”
Join Christian Scientists of all ages and their friends of all faiths for a DiscoveryBound friends and family, Halloween-themed Bowling and Pizza event. Subsidized by the DB Columbus Chapter. Meet new friends, creative exciting Fall memories of fun and laughter!
When: Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Where: Ten Pin Alley, 5499 Ten Pin Alley, Hilliard, OH 43026 (Lanes 9-12)
Cost: $5.00 per person includes everything: food and drinks, shoes, bowling admission, plus a free $10 arcade game card. (subsidized by the DB Columbus Chapter)
Optional: Wear your Halloween Costume
RSVP before October 13th: Peachy Sarmiento 614-290-8807 or Madith Barton 614-747-6776
Please join us for our fall DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach webinar and conference call on Tuesday, October 22nd. We will be hosting two sessions, so please select one of the following times:
1st Session – 5:00pm (PT), 6:00pm (MT), 7:00pm (CT), 8:00pm (ET)
2nd Session – 7:00pm (PT), 8:00pm (MT), 9:00pm (CT), 10:00pm (ET)
Metaphysical Theme for 2019 – “True prayer is not asking God for love; It is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection.” (No & Yes 39:17-18)
- Staff Intros – Lee Anne Meidell – NEW DB Outreach Manager
- Events summary and fruitage (local volunteers & DB staff share)
- How to address challenges in your chapter work
- Sharing your successful activities and/or upcoming activities
By sharing in a webinar format, this gives everyone the opportunity to see each other and hear what others have to say. It would be helpful if you would let us know which session you will be joining by replying to this email.
Here is the link to join the webinar and conference call: https://zoom.us/j/118221739 (join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android)
Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,118221739# or +16468769923,,118221739#
Or Telephone： Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)：US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 876 9923 US
Meeting ID: 118 221 739
We hope you will join us for this interactive webinar/conference call. Please let us know if you will be attending and which session. We look forward to your participation and insights!
The DB Team
North Carolina Museum of Art
Come Join us for an afternoon of lunch and docent tour
When: Friday, November 1, 2019
12:00 meet for lunch (bring your own or purchase at museum)
1:30 free docent tour
Where: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC
Meet: Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston
RSVP: Cindy Smith 919-219-3371 or [email protected]
Pot Luck/Board Game Night for ALL AGES!
Families and DB friends of all ages, join us for a potluck dinner and game night for individuals and families in North Carolina. Bring your favorite dinner item and board game to share for a fun evening of food, fellowship and fun.
Information about DB programs and upcoming events will also be shared by Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound’s Outreach Manager from Boston.
When: Friday, November 1 2019 6;00 p.m.
What: Pot Luck/Board Games/Learn more about DB
Where: Catherine Smith’s Home, 101 McWaine Lane, Cary, NC
Who: All Ages
RSVP: Cindy Smith at [email protected] or 919-219-3371
It’s harvest time, come fellowship with us!
When: Saturday, November 2nd
Where: The Cartier’s House – 9516 Brighthaven Ln. Charlotte, NC 28214
Who: Everyone! All ages are welcome!
Drop off & Pick Up: Dinner will start at 6:30 pm and the movie will follow.
Bring: We will provide pizza and s’mores. Please bring a side or other dessert to share.
RSVP by October 30th to [email protected]
Be on the lookout for information regarding a Christmas party hosted by Acorn.
Lunch Outing following church in Charlotte, NC
When: Sunday, November 2, 2019 Following church 11:30 a.m.
Where: Restaurant to be determined
Who: All ages
Meet: Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager from Boston
Pot Luck/Board Game Night for all Ages
Families and DiscoveryBound friends of all ages, join us for a potluck dinner and game night for those who live throughout NJ. Bring your favorite dinner item and board game to share for a fun evening of food and fellowship.
Come learn about DB’s three programs and its desire to unify and to provide diverse opportunities for the entire CS community. Meet Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager.
The gathering is taking place in a house across the street from Tenacre’s main campus. Tenacre will provide cookies.
Who: All Ages
When: Saturday, November 9, 2019 4:00 p.m.
What: Pot Luck/Board Games/Learn more about DB
Where: 884 Great Rd. Princeton, NJ
RSVP: Alison Scherr at [email protected] or 917-861-6606
Mark your calendars now, for these great events!
November 16 – Planning & Pizza at Sharon Hansen’s. (RSVP – Sharon Hansen)
November 30– Dinner at Blue House Korean Restaurant in Roseville (RSVP – Marini Ballard)
December 14 – Dressy Dinner at Delta King Pilot House in Old Sacramento. (RSVP – Sharon Hansen)
January 1 – New Year’s Tennessee Valley Trail Hike in Marin. (RSVP – Jim Wright)
A COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT AT THE CHESTNUT HILL BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION
This is a wonderful opportunity to be of service to the Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association. (BA) Come hang out with your friends and have fun while raking leaves. Yeah, you can jump in some huge piles of leaves too!
Asher House Boston will be joining us too!
COMMUNITY SERVICE CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE!!!
Your participation can contribute towards financial aid for any CS Camp, NLC or DB Event
Who: All Ages
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019
1:30-4:30 p.m. come anytime for leaf raking
4:30-5:00 p.m. tour of the BA
5:00-6:00 p.m. dinner provided by BA
Where: The Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association
910 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 617-734-5600
What to Bring: Rake, (with name on it) Warm Clothes, Gloves
Transportation: Call for carpool opportunities!
RSVP by Monday, November 11: Lori Selby 781-956-9035
Join us as we gather to celebrate the season of gratitude. Let’s celebrate Thanksgiving and pre-game for the main event with a Friendsgiving feast at the Browns’! The Brown Family will provide the turkey (veggie and meat options) and the trimmings, we invite friends to bring drinks, a side dish, salad, or dessert to share. Brown House San Diego is located at 6485 Decanture Street, San Diego, CA 92120. Please RSVP to Lane Brown at 646-812-4809 so we can know how much to prepare, and leave a comment with what dish you’d like to share. All of our events are open and welcoming to all ages and families, we hope to see you there!
The Principia Club of Atlanta and DiscoveryBound Atlanta Chapter invite you, your family, and friends to our annual Christmas Sing as we jingle and mingle in celebration of the season.
When: December 15, 2019 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Garden Hills Recreation Center in Buckhead, 335 Pinetree Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30305
Who: All are WELCOME!
RSVP: Connie Wallingford at [email protected]
2020 Principia calendars will be available for $10 each.
For questions on the day of the Sing, please call Connie at 678.570.8414.
If you’d like to bring snacks or sweets, they are always appreciated!
The Principia Club of Greater Boston and DiscoveryBound Boston Chapter invite you, your family,
and friends to our annual Christmas Sing as we jingle and mingle in celebration of the season.
Please bring a plate of cookies or finger food to share. Beverages will be provided.
There will be crafts for children.
When: Sunday, December 15th at 2:30 p.m.
All Are WELCOME!
Where: The Longyear Museum, 1125 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
RSVP: Lori Selby [email protected]
Kalahari Waterpark SPLASH!
“Everlasting arms of Love are beneath, around, above;” – Christian Science Hymnal Pg. 53
Join Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths for a DiscoveryBound Family and Friends “Swim and Slide Adventure”! Meet new friends and create long lasting memories!
When: Sunday, February 2, 2020; 1:00PM-5PM
Where: Kalahari Resorts (7000 Kalahari Dr. Sandusky, OH 44870)
Meet us at the entrance to the water park downstairs through the arcade area.
Who: All Ages are Welcome (All kids 12 years of age and under need a
parent/guardian to go with them)
Cost: $20 per person including Pizza and Drinks (Columbus Chapter will sponsor $20 each admission price of $40) *If you have a family of 3 or more children, please contact Madith Barton (614-747-6776) for adjusted pricing*
Bring: Swimsuit (Towels are provided) ***OPTIONAL*** bring toiletries
(shampoo, conditioner, soap)
RSVP NO LATER THAN January 19th 2020; Contact Peachy (614-290-8807)