Sundays, 10:00 AM
Easter at Belle Mehus  | We can’t wait to celebrate Easter at the most lovely space in North Dakota, the Belle Mehus Auditorium. Free admission, street/ramp parking, snacks and nursery care. Click to learn more about this event and to plan your Easter visit!  Consider inviting a friend to join us!
Good Friday at Belle Mehus:  | Black attire is requested at this powerful gathering, which will experience the work that Jesus accomplished on the cross through the eyes of the Roman Soldier who watched him die. This dramatic portrayal will prepare us to experience the good news of Easter’s empty tomb.  Friday, April 7 at 7 PM.
Join us for Starting Line!  | Every 3rd Sunday at 11 AM, this 30-minute gathering happens monthly after church. Hear the Surprise story and discover our vision for making a difference in our city. Meet great people and find out how to get involved. Click to sign up!
Faces of Easter 2023: Watch Biblical characters come to life on Wednesdays at 7pm starting March 8. This year’s character portrayals will be at a new and special location. Click to learn more and to reserve your free seats!
Free Egg Hunt: We’re inviting friends and neighbors to this FREE Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 26. Kids will enjoy some fun activities during our worship gathering, while parents will be dismissed to observe the fun after church. Click here to learn more and to register your kiddos today!  
Our March teaching series is James: Embracing Ordinary  |  As we read the Biblical Book of James, we discover that we were created for the ordinary moments that we often try to escape. That 99% of life that isn’t fireworks turns out to have meaning after all, because that’s when God forms and shapes us for his future. Learn more >>
Community Groups: Community Groups are a great way to connect with others and grow personally. Come as you are, enjoy good food, and talk about our most recent Sunday message. You’ll laugh often and have a blast! We offer in person or virtual community groups. You still have time to join a group!  Click here to learn more!
Covenant Partnership: We’ve created a pathway to belonging at Surprise in which people are welcomed to discover our values and embrace our mission. Covenant partners will serve as beloved teammates, committed friends, and trusted advisors as we pursue our Surprise mission together!  Click here to learn more!
The Mercy Box: The Mercy Box is the biggest community outreach project for Surprise Church.  Welcome House connects families with temporary shelter and supportive resources that leave to self-sufficiency.  You can drop off your donations any Sunday in February.  Click here for a list of donations needed and all donation drop off locations!
Vision 2024: With your help, Surprise Church will truly leave the building by our 10th birthday in 2024 to reach thousands with the surprising love of God.  We have an exciting vision and can’t wait for you to be a part of it. God has called Surprise to pursue two priorities: The Bismarck Kindness Initiative and a Digital Media Platform.  To learn more about Vision 2024, click here!
2023 Master Plan – We welcome you to learn more about our 2023 Master Plan, which our Elders and staff team prepared to position Surprise Church for impact over the next three years. Join us in praying that God would lead us every step of the way and thank you for your partnership and support!   

Surprise Kids: During our weekly 11 am gathering for kids age 5 to 5th grade.  Sign in at the kid’s table just inside our front doors every Sunday.  Nursery (kids up to age 4) is available at both our 9:30 and 11 am gatherings.



10:02 Prayer | Watch Pastor Matt use a Sonoma County vineyard to explain why members of the Surprise Community set a daily alarm to pray at 10:02am
Read Scripture App | Our community has been using this helpful app to read through the Bible with helpful and engaging videos that introduce the different sections of Scripture. If you’re looking to get a bigger understanding of God’s amazing story and find your place in it, download and use this free tool!