Adults, teens connect over DiscoveryBound Boston weekend

What does it look like when you combine a TMC College Summit, a DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach National Annual event, and a DiscoveryBound Compass fall retreat in Boston? Christian Scientists from all over the country gathering in one location to see and hear firsthand from staff at The Mother Church, Longyear Museum and, most importantly, each other!

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The In-between Time

There are snow showers some days, other days sunshine and warmth to melt it away. Most of the country enjoys joyful peeks at spring in between leftover patches of winter. Now it is the in-between time, when we begin to think about warmer days, adventures ahead of us, perhaps recalling memories of backpacking trips, paddling on the river or riding horses to campsites high in the evergreens.

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Alumni Getting Involved: Giving Back through Chapter Work

Long before she became a parent, Jessica Dees was looking out for her Sunday School students. “Middle school is a great time for them to know that there are other Christian Scientists around,” says Jessica, who has volunteered as a DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach chapter worker in Jacksonville, Florida for the last 15 years.

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NLC Classes Join in Prayer to Overcome Health Challenge

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The first of four summer experiences for a teen in DiscoveryBound’s National Leadership Council (NLC) is a two-week outdoor adventure orientation. It’s an environment that brings together the two newest classes in person and kicks off their journey as a family. During their orientation last summer, the classes had an opportunity to rise up in support of one another when faced with a health challenge.

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Learning How to Connect with Millennials

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What do millennials want in a CS community, and what role should Adventure Unlimited play in fostering connections? “We’ve provided some activities for this age group, but we want to better understand what resonates with them,” says Kynan Witters Hicks. “It’s clear that a different approach is needed to appeal to this group from what our programs offer kids/teens and 40s+ adults.”

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Preservation and Connections Shape NLC Alumni Service Trip

Our alumni group chose Catalina Island as a volunteer project because we wanted to learn more about the significance and principles of ecological preservation – a topic often discussed on the news and in politics. The trip also provided a special opportunity to connect with each other as students of Christian Science.

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