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Hey everyone! 

From what I've heard so far, it was an amazing SNL last night and weekend of worship. As I am out of town this week, I am incredibly thankful to all our adult volunteers, student leaders and staff, and of course, Laura Russell for creating this awesome night. 

Coming up this week, all weekly programming is in full swing, along a fair amount of Discovery Weekend Yard Signs still needing to be out in the community. I really want to encourage you to get one of these signs and place it in your yard in the coming weeks as we continue to reach out to our community and invite all students to Discovery Weekend. 

- Robert, Youth Pastor.
DISCOVERY WEEKEND! March 3-5, 2023.
Full and Partial Scholarships are also available for any student in need. Simply indicate in the payment section.

Less than four weeks away from WONDER 2023!

Discovery Weekend is a Middle School retreat, hosted and held at Trinity United Methodist Church. At Discovery, your relationship with God is the focus. This is why we worship in new and creative ways that help you examine your life and understand the depth of God’s love. It’s a weekend where you are not only encouraged to be YOU, but where you might find out more than you ever knew about who you REALLY are!

It’s a jam-packed weekend full of games, small groups, incredible worship, funny videos, skits, DJs, great eats, messages from High School Seniors, and so much more. Parents, don’t worry though, this is NOT a lock-in. We want your students to get as much rest during Discovery as possible so that they can fully participate and share in the weekend!

Register Now at
FUSION Bible Study Small Groups

Be sure to check online now to see when your group is meeting: 

Also, if your grade/group time does not work for your schedule, feel free to email Kristi Edwards, our Discipleship Director, and we'll do our best to come up with creative solutions to ensure your student can remain engaged in this discipleship pathway. 

ELEMENT CAFE - This Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00-5:30 PM.

PARENTS - Do you have space in your schedule to volunteer at Element Cafe? Sign up here!

You do not need to be a "Trinity Member" to participate at Element Student Ministry and its cafe. This year, registration for Element Cafe is completely online and can be done prior to students first arrival to Element Cafe. Please go to to sign up and learn more!!

Please note - students can enter and participate in Element Cafe unregistered up to 3 times. Life is busy, we get it! Just please fill it out by the 3rd visit, because we don't want to ask you to come pick up your student just as much as you don't want to come pick up your student...

If you have any further questions about Element Cafe, you can contact Rhys Ferguson, Community Director of Element, at


9:45-10:30 AM - Oxmoor Campus 
10:00-10:45 AM - West Homewood Campus 
Each week, students will have the opportunity to further both their knowledge of the Bible, as well as practical and theological application as they take deep dives into the scriptures. Below are the following classes that are currently offered:

Confirmation - Led By Eleanor Christiansen
7th & 8th Grade Class - Led By Jade Carter, Bert Allen and Element Staff
High School Class - Led By Reed Dimmitt, Greg Brockwell and Element Staff
Theology 101 - Led by Robert Sturdivant
This Sunday, join Element (at various locations) for a special viewing of the Super Bowl at a special time, 5-8 PM! 

9th & 10th Grade - The Klimcak House - 310 Poinciana Dr Birmingham, AL 35209
11th & 12th Grade - The McLean House - 140 Woodmont Dr Birmingham, AL 35209
MIDDLE SCHOOL - The Haven at Element*
*We have multiple giant screens both in the Haven, Game Room, Cafe and in our gym, where we'll also have free play with the game. 

And what's the big game without incredible food?!
We'll provide the pizza and drinks but parents, we need your help to provide the apps and desserts! Please be sure to check the Parent By-Grade GroupMe's for the Sign Up Genius Links later today. 



Summer Mission Trip Registration is now open, and many of the trips are beginning to fill up. If you have not signed up, now is the time!
For a full listing of trips and dates, please click HERE.

If there is anything we can do to better partner with you and your family, contact Robert, our youth pastor at

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