Visit this Sunday, 9:30 or 11 am
The Evolving Marriage Retreat

The Evolving Marriage Retreat will be on September 25th at the beautiful Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Washburn.  This retreat is for married or engaged couples.  The theme is “Reclaiming your Vows.” People of all faiths, or no faith, are welcome. Go to to learn more and to sign up for this life-changing event.

Calling all Teens in Grades 6-12!! The Surprise Students Kick off Night will be on September 15th at  6:15pm at Active Nutrition! Teens and their parents are invited to this event to kick off Surprise Students and to talk about all the fun activities planned for the upcoming year.
September Mercy Box Recipient: Will-Moore Elementary
Will-Moore is a Title One School with a poverty level of 56% of the population.  The donations that are needed are snack items that students can take with them over the weekend or in the evening.  Items that they are needing donated are granola bars, squeezable applesauce, goldfish, graham crackers, trail mix, fruit cups and pudding cups.
New Teaching Series: UNIFY
Churches who aren’t united around God’s powerful plan become judgmental, political, or just plain boring. This fall our new teaching series will unify us around God’s mission to be a church that leaves the building FOR BISMARCK!  
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!