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Moving Forward

Hello Friends! As we move forward together one of our goals is to create more and more alignment around three critical environments: GatheringsGroupsGenerosity I use the word environment very intentionally. According to Webster, an environment is the "surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates." Rather than building programs, we are...

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Welcome to Fall

Welcome to Fall in Davis. This is a season of new beginnings for us and we anticipate God doing some great things in the coming months.I want us to look back, though, for a moment. Earlier in the summer I wrote to you about our hopes for two new additions to our team, and God has provided them! We are so stoked to welcome Claire Hoffart and Amanda Hovanian.Claire is now ou...

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We've hired a new Lead Pastor!

Dear Church Family,It is with tremendous thanksgiving and joy that we write to inform you of the hiring of Discovery Christian Church's new Senior Pastor, StephenBoutry. Steve and his family met many of you during their recent visit, and the hiring team received nothing but high praise and enthusiastic support. Steve graduated from the University of the Pacific in 2002 w...

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Meet our Pastoral Candidate

Dear Church Family,We invite you to read below to learn more about our Pastoral Candidate, Stephen Boutry, and his wife, Amy. Steve and his family will be visiting Discovery April 18th 22nd. During his visit he will have a formal interview, meet with staff and elders, visit several Discovery Groups, sit in on meetings with the teaching team and women's leaders, explore Dav...

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Exciting Pastoral Search Updates to Share

March 20, 2018Dear Church Family,We are writing to share some exciting updates in the church and also to express a huge thank you to both the search committee and the hiring committee.The search committee (Kayla Koenigshof, Vlad Diaz-Ochoa, Cavin Miller, Yuan Cheng, Robert Boulware and Rebecca Egli) reviewed over 100 applications for the senior pastor position. Through a t...

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Job Openings

Discovery Christian Church is currently hiring for two positions. Please find links to the job postings below. LEAD PASTOR KIDS MINISTRY COORDINATOR ...

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Elder Update - October

Dear Church Family,We are writing to inform you about two important changes to our eldership and to provide you with an update regarding our search for a lead pastor. First, we are very excited to formally announce that Scott Palmer has joined our elder team, and we are truly grateful for the Lord's faithful provision of gifted leaders for His church. Please join us in con...

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Want to be Baptized?

Here in Discovery, our church is comprised of people from a variety of church backgrounds. As a result, questions about the meaning and manner of Baptism are common. We believe that Baptism is a beautiful symbol of our new life in Christ, and we seek God's Word on how and when we should be baptized. Our belief in the Bible's authority for our lives and our uncompromising c...

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Elder Update - July

Dear Discovery, Before you go any further in this email we encourage you to stop and take a quick second to say "Thank you God!" We do this because God, our good Father, has, is, and will always take excellent care of us. We most recently experienced Him doing so just a few weeks ago as we celebrated the 100th birthday of the City of Davis on the 4th of July. If you didn...

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Elder Update - June

Dear Discovery,Welcome to June! This is the start of our summer season and typically marks a significant transition in our church life. Families pack up for vacation, students finish final exams, and many in our congregation will graduate from UC Davis and begin the next season of their lives. This seasonal transition occurs alongside our own leadership transitions and we ...

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