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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Arches Getaway in Moab, UT @ Entrada at Moab
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 10:00 am

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DB 20s/30s Arches Getaway – Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, Moab, UT

Be part of a 23 person group of 20s/30s staying at Moab’s newest luxury townhouses with pool, hot tub and free Wifi. It’s a perfect launching pad to choose your own day-trip adventures to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, all while enjoying an inspiring and healing Christian Science atmosphere.

Date:   5pm October 3 – 10am October 7

For:  Christian Science adults and their friends in their 20s/30s

Activities Include:

  • Day hikes & night hikes
  • Photography
  • Stargazing
  • Hot tub & Pool
  • Mountain Biking (BYO bike or rent in town for ~$60/day)

Activity Level: Easy to difficult depending on personal choice of daily activities.

Cost:
Early registration $250 – ends Wednesday August 14, 2019
Regular registration $280 – deadline is Wednesday September 18, 2019
Included: Accommodation, linen, towels, snacks & meals from dinner Thursday October 3 to lunch October 7.
Not included: Flights, bike rentals, optional additional park permits/passes.

Financial Aid:
Financial Aid is available on a need basis of up to $125 toward registration fee and 50% up to $200 for flights to SLC. The deadline for applying for Financial Aid has been extended to Wednesday September 18, 2019.

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Cancellation Policy:  Refunds, less a $125 cancellation fee, will be given to participants canceling by Wednesday September 11, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this date and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.

Accommodation:
Entrada at Moab 631 & 635
650 W 400 N, Moab, UT 84532

Getting There:

  • Driving

We recommend that you carpool to Moab, UT, if you are coming from neighboring states.
To encourage carpooling of at least two people per vehicle, $50 fuel aid per vehicle is offered and distributed at the event.

  • Flying

For those who live too far away to drive, the closest major airport is Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). DB is providing two vans from SLC to Moab and back. To be eligible for a van ride, you’ll also need to land before 12:00pm noon on Thursday October 3rd and depart after 4:00pm on Monday October 7th. Luggage space is extremely limited, so please bring carry-on only.

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Additional Costs:

  • The cost of park passes for the two vans will be covered by DB. If there are additional travel groups beyond these, park passes will be at those participants’ expense.  Seven day passes are available at the Park Entrance Stations for $30 per Park or an annual Southeast Utah Parks Pass for $55 per vehicle. If you already have an Annual National Park please bring it to allow maximum flexibility for travel groups.
  • Arches National Park Fiery Furnace hiking permit costs $6 per adult (not included).
  • Mountain bike rentals are available in Moab for ~$60 per day (not included).

 What to Bring:

  • Annual National Park Pass (if you have one)
  • Daypack
  • Head lamp
  • Water bottles (2 quarts)
  • Hiking shoes
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Swim suit
  • Mountain bike (optional)
  • Car full of friends (recommended)

Contact:
Sten Palmer, DB Young Adult Manager
[email protected]
Phone: 888.416.7348 x 139

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DB Outreach: Central Texas family DB event – Aquarium & Picnic @ Austin Aquarium
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm

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.

Any questions?
Contact:  Nathalie Parker, DB Central Texas Chapter Contact – #253-249-3102

Oct
11
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TMC Being a Force for Good Summit for 20s/30s
Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day

Being a Force for Good Summit for 20- and 30- somethings at The Mother Church

October 11 – 13

Organized and run by The Mother Church

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Register here

Oct
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DB Outreach: N. California Hike or Bike, Saturday, October 19 @ Hike or Bike Angel Island
Oct 19 all-day

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.

BRING:
lunch and snacks
water
sunscreen if desired
sunglasses
boots/walking-biking shoes
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

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DB Outreach: Boston Chapter – Fall, Fun & Friends @ Sampson's Home
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where:  The Sampson’s Home
340 Acton Street, Carlisle, MA
Who:  All Ages
RSVP:  [email protected] or 978-758-8541

 

Oct
20
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DB Outreach: Spook-Tacular Bowling Event – Columbus Chapter @ Ten Pin Alley
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm

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.”
(S&H 454:17-20)

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

Oct
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DB OUTREACH: CHAPTER WORKER AND AMBASSADOR WEBINAR
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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)

  Tentative agenda:
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)

      1. Staff Intros – Lee Anne Meidell – NEW DB Outreach Manager
      2. Events summary and fruitage (local volunteers & DB staff share) 
      3. How to address challenges in your chapter work
      4. 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

Oct
26
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DB Outreach: Idaho DB Weekend Retreat – Save the Date – 10/26-10/27 – More information to come.
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day
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DB OUTREACH: Downtown Denver Aquarium – Alumni Event @ Denver Aquarium
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Denver Alumni, our next Adventure Unlimited activity is on the calendar!

WHO: DiscoveryBound Alumni and their friends and families

WHEN: October 26, 2019, 4–6pm

WHERE: Downtown Denver Aquarium, 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211

WHAT: Bring your family or friends to the Denver Downtown Aquarium and join with other alumni as we adventure through the underwater attractions and learn about life in the sea. This activity is a chance to meet and explore the Aquarium exhibits together as an alumni group. Plan to spend anywhere from an hour to two hours at the Aquarium and connect with alumni along the way!

We will meet inside the Ballroom entrance to the side of the main ticket window and head in together.

COST: EARLY BIRD pricing is $15.50 per person (Children under 2 are FREE.) You MUST pay prior to October 15th to get the Early Bird Price. Otherwise, you will queue in line for regular priced admission starting at $22.99 when you arrive at the Denver Aquarium.

For more information about the Downtown Denver Aquarium go to their website: https://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver/visitorInfo.asp

QUESTIONS: If you have questions or want the Early Bird pricing call Jennifer Franklin at 407-716-3500!

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DB Outreach: Movie Night! – San Diego – October 26th @ Morrissey's house
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Get ready for a fun fall treat-

It’s movie night at Allison and Duncan Morrissey’s house!

In honor of Halloween, we will watch Hotel Transylvania under the fall sky in their backyard movie theater.

Bring a blanket or chair, your favorite cozy sweater and a favorite treat to share with the group (no tricks here!).
This event is open and welcoming to all ages and families, we hope to see you there!
The Morrissey’s live at 4636 Lee Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942.
Please RSVP to Lane Brown at 646-812-4809.

 

Nov
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DB Outreach: North Carolina Museum of Art – Adults @ North Carolina Museum of Art
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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
Who:  Adults
Meet: Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston
RSVP:  Cindy Smith 919-219-3371 or [email protected]

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DB Outreach: North Carolina Board Game/Pot Luck for all ages @ Catherine Smith's Home
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Nov
2
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DB Outreach: Dinner/Outdoor Movie – Charlotte, NC @ The Cartier's Home
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dinner/Outdoor Movie
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]

Upcoming Activities:
Be on the lookout for information regarding a Christmas party hosted by Acorn.

 

Nov
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DB Outreach: Lunch Outing – Charlotte, NC
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am

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
Cost:  Lunch

Nov
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DB Outreach: Photography in the Rockies, Grades 7th-12th @ YMCA Estes Park,
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day

PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE ROCKIES!

7th – 12th Grade Weekend


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Come join us for a weekend in Estes Park outside of Rocky Mountain National Park! This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about photography while enjoying some of the best Rocky Mountain National park has to offer. The weekend will include inspiration, fun, Sunday School, a workshop by Sam Sensor on photography, making new friends, hiking to some iconic lakes in the park including Bierstadt and Sprague Lake, and enjoying everything the YMCA has to offer. Teens you won’t want to miss this amazing weekend! Space is limited.

WHEN: Friday, November 8, 2019 6:00 p.m. – Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:30 p.m.

WHO: Christian Science 7th thru 12th Graders and their friends of all faiths.

WHERE: YMCA Estes Park, 2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, CO

COST:  $99.00 per person includes a two night stay at the Estes Park YMCA, all meals, free admission to Rocky Mountain National Park, a photography workshop by Sam Sensor, and onsite activities at the YMCA including roller blading.

FINANCIAL AID:   Teens (parents) may apply for financial aid through DiscoveryBound as part of the registration process.  Assistance for teens is up to $70 for registration, and up to $200 for air travel finances, and is granted on a first come, first served basis.  For additional assistance, you are welcome to reach out to a local branch church or DiscoveryBound Chapter, or to fund raise independently. Please reach out to us if the amount stated above doesn’t meet your needs. Our goal is for finances to never be an obstacle for teens to join us for an event.

Cancellation Fee: $29 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by October 17, 2019. After October 17, 2019 there are no refunds.

NO Refund deadline: begins on October 18, 2019

Deadline to Register: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Lodging: Accommodations will be at the YMCA in Estes Park, CO five minutes outside of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Equipment needed: Please bring your own camera. If you have a camera that uses an interchangeable lense that is ideal however, all cameras are acceptable including cell phones.

Transportation:
If driving:
Arrival on Friday, Nov. 8 (two options):
1)  Arrive at YMCA in Estes Park at 6 p.m. (YMCA Estes Park, 2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, CO)
2)  Arrive at DiscoveryBound Office by 4 p.m. to carpool (5201 S Quebec St. Greenwood Village, CO)
Departure on Sunday, Nov. 10:
Pick-Up at Asher House Boulder at 12:30 p.m. (805 29th St. Unit 511, Boulder, CO)

If flying:
Arrival at Denver International Airport (DEN) on Friday, Nov. 8 between 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Departure at DEN between 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10.
* DB airport shuttle to YMCA and from Asher House will be provided.

Questions: Email [email protected] or call 303.779.3000 ext. 138

This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation.

Who is Sam Sensor, your workshop facilitator? Check out his website!

Weekend Schedule (Tentative)

Friday, November 8
1:00-4:00 pm   Arrive to Denver International Airport
4:15-6:00 pm   Load the vans and drive to the YMCA Estes Park
6:00 pm           Arrive at YMCA & Settle into rooms
6:30 pm           Dinner
7:30 pm           Welcome, introductions, DB video, and overview
8:30 pm           Evening campfire
9:30 pm           Quiet time with bunkmates
10:30 pm         Lights out

Saturday, November 9
7:30 am           Wake up
8:00 am           Lesson Study
8:30 am           Breakfast
9:30 am           Inspirational Talk
10:15 am         Photography workshop with Sam Sensor
11:30 am         Lunch
12:30 pm         Hiking and photography in Rocky Mountain National Park
6:00 pm           Personal time
6:30 pm           Dinner
7:30 pm           Roller Blading
9:00 pm           Down time
10:30 pm         Lights out

Sunday, November 10
7:45 am           Wake up & Pack
8:30 am           Breakfast
9:30 am           Leave for First Church of Christ, Scientist Boulder
10:00 am         Sunday School
11:10 am         Drive to Asher House
11:30 am         Visit Asher House Boulder, Lunch and Goodbyes
12:30 pm         Drive to DEN Airport & Local pick-ups at Asher House Boulder
1:30 pm           Arrive at Denver International Airport (DEN)
3:30-5:30 pm  Flights Depart
 

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

 

Nov
9
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DB Outreach: Pot Luck/Board Game Night for all Ages @ House across the street from Tenacre
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm

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

Nov
16
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DB Outreach: N. California’s upcoming 2019 “End of the Year” activities
Nov 16 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

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)

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DB Outreach: Boston Chapter – Community Service at CHBA @ Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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

Nov
17
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DB OUTREACH: DB 20s/30s Friendsgiving @ Asher House Boulder, CO @ Asher House Boulder
Nov 17 @ 4:30 pm

DB 20s/30s Friendsgiving @ Asher House Boulder

Sunday November 17, 2019 at 4:30pm

Join us for some delicious food and conversation!

Please RSVP and sign up to bring something (optional) here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AmKcmImp1ecjBfybvvR__KKL4-UtkcCPORcvLQEtyTs/edit#gid=0

 

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DB Outreach: San Diego – FRIENDSGIVING! @ Browns' house
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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!