Community Groups start this month! | At Surprise, we believe that faith grows far deeper when we enjoy strong community with other believers. These 10-week community groups will prioritize fun and relationships as they discuss our Sunday morning sermons. See our list of winter groups >>  
 
Gospel Fluency teaching series | Can you imagine talking about the most important things in life as easily as you breath? Truly, the Gospel is a new language that must be mastered. Learn it with us this January!   Learn more >> 
 
Starting Line Class | On the second Tuesday of any month, you can drop into room #104 after our 9:30 or 11 AM gathering to hear the Surprise story, ask questions, and learn how to get involved. See our webpage for details, or text Sargianna at 701-319-9928.
 
 
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.   
 
Be a Surpriser!  Join the “Surpriser” of eager volunteers who love to create better-than-expected moments for others, through things like greeting, technology, kids, or setup. Enjoy some stories of people who have found tons of joy through one of our Surprise teams.  
 
 
Generosity Party was a huge success! | If you missed it, you can watch Pastor Ryan’s amazing message, and if you’d still like to submit your 2020 Estimate of Giving Card, simply email scott@surprisechurch.com. Learn more >>
 
 
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!
 
 Surprise Mandan service is each Sunday at 10 am
Surprise Church Mandan was born in 2017 and has generated quite the buzz. Learn more about Surprise Mandan >>
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!