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Compass Registration is Open!
It’s time to register for next year’s Compass group! Teens entering 10th-12th grades are eligible for this one-year program. LEARN MORE
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Compass Informational Webinar
Teens and parents, do you want to learn more about the Compass program? Join us online next Tuesday for a live Q&A session with DB staff. WEBINAR DETAILS
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National Annual Event in Los Angeles, CA
Teens, sign up today for this amazing entertainment weekend. There is reg and travel financial aid available – don’t let money stop you from being a part of this event. REGISTER NOW
Explore breathtaking landscapes while rafting the Kennebec River, hike to the stunning Moxie Falls, experience kayaking and stand up paddle boards, enjoy wilderness camping under the stars and more. July 20-24, 2019 – Save the date!
Volunteering to support a Christian Science teen as a National Leadership Council mentor is a true example of servant leadership. Take a look at the timeline overview of how mentors support their mentees.
Registration for the 2019-2020 Compass group is now open! Teens in 10th-12th grades (NEXT school year) are eligible to join this supportive peer group for a year of fun, enriching retreats and web hangouts.
At the May 7th event, participants will be decorating glazed bowls, which will be donated to the Austin Empty Bowl protect. Decorated bowls will be sold during the annual Empty Bowl Fund Raiser to help the Austin Food Bank. Mrs. Woodard will speak to the participants via phone. Representatives from Empty Bowel Project will be available to answer questions. All participants must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by a parent or an adult. For details to the purpose of the Empty Bowl Project see https://www.austinemptybowl.org/ This event will take place at Ceramics Bayou at 3620 Bee Cave Road beginning at 6 pm. Snacks and bottled waters will be served. The event welcome will be by Hester with Empty Bowl Project: at 6:15 pm. The lecture prep talk by Mrs. Woodard begins at 6:30. The bowl decorating will begin at 6:45 pm. The event closing talk will be given by Mrs. Woodard at 7:45 pm. We’ll depart the art studio at 8:00 pm.
Location: Central TX Food Bank 6500 Metropolis Dr. (Map)
At the May 11th event, participants will be preparing food baskets for those in need and spending the afternoon with guest speaker, Patricia Woodard. All volunteers must follow the dress code specified by the Central Texas Food Bank. Volunteer children must be at least 8 years old and accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years old. For details related to the food basket preparation see https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/. This event will take place at Central Texas Food Bank at 6500 Metropolis Drive. We’ll gather for the lecture at 12:00 pm in the Community Room. We will serve a light lunch at 12:15 pm. The lecture by Mrs. Woodard will begin at 12:30 pm. The Food Bank participant orientation will begin promptly at 1:30 pm. Food basket preparations will begin at 1:35 pm and last until 4:30 pm. We’ll depart the Food Bank building by 4:30 pm. Participating volunteers must register in advance for with the Food Bank (instructions to follow your RSVP). Volunteers present at the Food Bank will receive an event souvenir.
Children are welcome to the May 11th lecture event, child care for children under 8 yrs will be provided while parents are on‐site and preparing food baskets.
You may bring guests with you to either event.
Please note: the number of attendees is limited by venue size at both events, so be sure to RSVP.
After May 6, 2019, please contact Bruce Aupperle at 512‐422‐7838 to make sure there are seats for all attendees in your party and for further instructions.
TEENS and ADULTS – join us for a fun-filled and inspiring weekend exploring the city of Los Angeles and the entertainment industry! We’ll stay at UCLA, have beach time, walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame, tour WB Studio and explore Christian Science. Adults will visit the Griffith Observatory and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Teens will participate in workshops from industry professionals and end the weekend with a pool party.
Our Christian Science Reading Room is a place for everyone
to pursue study and spiritual inspiration. We offer Bibles, concordances, and reference materials as well as various publications from the Christian Science Publishing Society
for purchase or study.
The Reading Room will have a free Estate Books table in the lobby in January. Take a look to see if there is something you would like to take home to read.
Note – We will be able to accept more estate book donations after we find a new location for the Reading Room.
See below for the recent webinar walk-thru replays to learn more about the new Concord and the revamped JSH-Online.
Credit Card Use You can use your credit card to make a Reading Room purchase. Our Librarian can run your card on Paypal.
Bound Volumes – First Church Sunday School is providing a temporary home for our bound volumes of periodicals while in the church. The Journals and Sentinels are in bookcases readily accessible in the classroom where you can sit and read.
Located in the Board Room
Here is the link for Part 1 of a walk-thru introduction to the new set up of JSH-Online: