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Parents, we are so excited for what God is going to do during Discovery Weekend. Below is important information about the weekend as well as needed forms and the weekend schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Saliba at rsaliba@trinitybirmingham.com. 

DISCOVERY LETTERS (Middle School ONLY)
If you haven’t already, now is the time to begin gathering 8-10 letters of encouragement from mentors, coaches, or family members.  You can turn these in any time prior to Discovery Weekend here at Trinity (1400 Oxmoor Road 35209) or at the time of registration on Friday, March 3rd. Samples of this can be found HERE – http://bit.ly/1zpYpBF
SATURDAY NIGHT PRAYER SERVICE
We will hold TWO prayer services on Saturday night where you and any family members you would like to bring will have the chance to pray over your student. We strongly encourage at least one family member to attend. 
  • The first Prayer Service will be for all 6th GRADE students and their parents, beginning at 5:30 PM. Parents of 6th GRADERS, please arrive at the Large Sanctuary at 5 PM. Following the service, parents will line the walkway from the Sanctuary to Wesley Hall as the students process through.
  • The second Prayer Service will be for all 7th & 8th GRADE students and parents, beginning 6:50 PM. Parents of 7th & 8th GRADERS, please arrive outside the Large Sanctuary Narthex at 6:15 PM. After checking in, parents will line the walkway leading to the Sanctuary.
VOLUNTEER DURING DISCOVERY! Over 50 Volunteers Still Needed For Discovery.
There are many ways that YOU as parents are needed for the weekend. SIGN UP ONLINE HERE – http://bit.ly/Known2017Volunteers
DROP OFF / PICK UP
  • Check-in begins at 5:50pm on Friday, March 3 at the Fellowship Hall (THE GYM OR WEST-SIDE OF THE CHURCH)Please note that dinner will not be served to middle schoolers Friday night.
  • Pick up will take place following a Recap Service at 4:00pm IN THE GYM on Sunday, March 5 for all students and parents. Students will leave directly from this service.
  • Any other time a student needs to leave during the weekend, they must go through the check in/check out table located directly inside the Seminole Entrance. 
STUDENTS SLEEPING AT HOME
Any student not sleeping at the church should be checked-out and picked up at 10:15pm each night and return to check-in at 8:15am the following morning at the Seminole Entrance.
SATURDAY MISSION PROJECT
  • 6th Graders will participate in a canned food drive Saturday afternoon between 1:00 and 3:00pm. It will begin at Homewood Central Park and then students will walk through the Homewood community in small groups with adult and high school leaders. A portion of the students will travel via bus and parent drivers to areas of Homewood that are slightly out of walking distance. 
  • 7th & 8th Graders will participate in Stop Hunger Now Saturday afternoon between 1:00 and 3:00pm. They will walk to Homewood Middle School for lunch, pack Stop Hunger Now meals in the auditorium and then walk back to the church.
SUNDAY AT HORSES HORSES
Students will be traveling via bus and parent cars to The Hayes family farm, Horses Horses. Specific times of travel are listed on the weekend schedule below.

Discovery Schedule Medical Release Form Code of Conduct Packing List