Surprise Community Groups | Join a Community Group to build strong relationships and grow into your potential! Our next 10-week group “semester” starts on January 17. See our Groups Page >>  
Faces of Easter live character portrayals in March | For the five Wednesdays in March, we will gather at the Dakota Stage Theater for dramatic character portrayals. These free events will enable us to reach people in our city through the arts, so visit our webpage to reserve seats or to volunteer! 
New Teaching Series: Found People Find People | If you know Jesus, it means that someone “found” you and invited you into his family.  While some assume that faith is a cultural identity or casual church attendance- which has very little impact- we’ll show you how to harness faith in order to find other people for God, which has the potential to change lives forever.  Learn more >>
Surprise Board of Elders | Our current Board is in the process gathering nominations for our first Surprise Board of Elders, which will oversee the vision of Surprise Church using our newly approved Constitution and Bylaws. Please keep this process in your prayers, and let us know if you have questions or recommendations.
Take the SERVE SURVEY | For many reasons, the most satisfied and joyful church people are on serving teams! Click here to take a brief survey about serving on a Surprise team. We’ll help you discover your gifts, team up with others, and reach your full potential! Hear some great stories here >>
Download our new Surprise App!   We’ll soon be using our new app for just about everything, from giving to watching worship live! So download the app by texting “SURPRISE APP” to the number 77977, or find it on both  Google and Apple.   
6 Weeks on Money Online Course | Now is a great time to learn how to more wisely manage your finances with this Six Weeks on Money Course.  We’re also starting a virtual community group that will go through and discuss it together. To learn more, email
Sponsor-A-Sunday! | Help us reach thousands each weekend with our inspiring worship broadcast. Videos air on KX-CBS TV for western North Dakota residents as well as on Facebook, Youtube, and on our website. To sponsor a Sunday as a business, individual, or in honor of a loved one, text SPONSOR to 701-380-8210.
Love your neighbors! | Jesus invites us to love our neighbors, and now is a great opportunity to do so. Download this printable document and write a personal note for your neighbor to let them know that you are thinking of them and available to help!
COVID-19 Updates | Visit our COVID-19 Update Page for ongoing updates about Surprise Church worship gatherings and updates on how we aim to BE the church during this important time in our history. 
Blessing Bismarck! Learn the five simple steps by which you can B.L.E.S.S. your neighborhood and beyond. With principles straight from the Bible and easy to apply to everyday life, you’ll find this series quite practical and helpful. Download or print our BLESS visual to make your own plans!
In other news…
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!