Bring the entire family
Like our Youth and Adult programs, Family programs help you connect with other Christian Scientists, challenge you to try new experiences and focus on the practical application of Christian Science. Join DiscoveryBound Outreach at Local Chapter Activities and Regional Weekend Events to see Christian Science in action with your children, family members and friends of all faiths.
Upcoming Adult & Family Events
Saturday, September 18
Join the Northern California Adult Chapter hike the Deer Creek Trail
All active adults are welcome and encouraged to join. Contact the trip coordinator a couple weeks in advance for details, directions, level of difficulty, distances, costs, etc.
Coordinator: Email Kathy Olson at [email protected]
Event meeting place:
Unless otherwise notified, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9:00 AM in the church parking lot –
First Church of Christ, Scientist
4829 Folsom Blvd,
Sacramento, CA 95819
When: Sunday, Sept. 19. 11:45-1:15pm. EST
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, State College, PA – Church Patio. 617 E. Hamilton Avenue, State College, PA 16801
Who: All Ages
Bring friends and spouses. Meet new attendees of our church and share some of your favorite foods. Learn about upcoming DiscoveryBound and Crystal Lake Camps events.
Contact: Star Campbell [email protected]
DB SuperNova Group invites you to Earth Treks Columbia – ROCK CLIMBING
When: Saturday, September 25th 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST
Where: 7125 Columbia Gateway Dr. #110 Columbia, MD 21046
WHO: For all AGES
Earth Treks Columbia quadrupled in size to 27,000 square feet of climbing terrain. They are the largest bouldering area in the state and plenty of gathering spaces perfect for lounging between climbs.
Meet Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston, MA ;and Shelby Barner, 20s/30s Young Adult Manager from Denver, CO
You will hear more about DiscoveryBound and its activities for all ages
COST – $10 per person, or $15 per family (subsidized by the SuperNova Group! If you need further financial aid just ask.
Transportation: The SuperNova Group will have a van leaving from McClean Church at 12:00 p.m. If you need a ride from other locations, let Lissa know ASAP.
Contact: Lissa Murphy at [email protected] or text 703-861-9220
Lunch & Learn more about DiscoveryBound
When: Sunday, September 26th following church
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond, VA
Who: All Ages
Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston, MA will join us to share a video of DiscoveryBound and its many activities that DB has to offer.
Lunch will follow presentation.
Contact: Elisabeth Erickson at [email protected]
All- Ages California Event – Looking for artists to submit paintings based on spreading Love.
Artist interested with presenting for this exhibit, should present artwork in an email by Saturday, September 18. Three finalists will be chosen to exhibit artwork in front of the La Mesa Reading Room – no sales at the event.
Email Sandy – [email protected]
Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10-4
La Mesa Reading Room
8370 La Mesa Blvd,
La Mesa, CA 91942
DiscoveryBound San Diego
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)
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.
“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 deadline: October 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.
– Outreach Adult Participant
Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138