Surprise Christmas Wishlist | As we’ve streamlined our spending, we’re asking you to give your church a Christmas gift by donating toward one or more items on our wishlist, which will go to replace aging equipment. Thanks for your help creating quality worship and videos that reach people. See our Wishlist >>
New Teaching Series: Christmas Lights | God loves to bring light into dark times, and he wants us to be like him. Join us for a teaching series that will help you plug into the Good News and find ways to bring light and hope to those around you. Learn more >>
Surprise Community Groups | Join a Community Group to build strong relationships and grow into your potential! Our next 10-week group “semester” starts on September 20. See our Groups Page >>  
Generosity Party |  If you missed our recent Generosity Party, you can still participate in the journey! Gather helpful resources and submit a digital Estimate of Giving Card on our Generosity Party Page >>
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.   
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.
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
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. 
Starting Line Class | We’ll soon be scheduling our next Starting Line class, where you an hear the Surprise story, ask questions, and learn how to get involved. See our webpage for details, or text Sargianna at 701-319-9928.
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!