Discovery is a 43-hour spiritual formation retreat for students in Grades 6-12. This coed retreat provides an opportunity for mid-highs, 6-8 grade, to not only learn about, but also to experience, the love of God. While it provides opportunities for the senior-highs, 9-12th grade, to learn how to be the body of Christ by serving the mid-highs during the weekend.
What are the agre requirements to attend Discovery weekend?
Students who are in the 6th grade during the 2016-2017 school year, through students who are in 12th grade during the 2016-2017 school year may attend.
What can/can't I bring to Discovery Weekend?
According to the age of the student attending, you will need to bring different items for spending the night either at the church or a host home. You registration packet will include the information for your specific housing situation.
Students may bring cell phones but are encouraged to leave other valuables and electronics at home.
Knives, Firearms, Alcohol, Tobacco and Illegal Substances are not allowed.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
First United Methodist Church of Alabaster
10903 Hwy 119
Alabaster, AL 35007
205-663-0509 ext 29
Do I have to pay by credit card or may I pay by cash or check at the door?
Yes. You may pay upon arrival at Discovery during the registration process. Please note, paying at the door will slow down your registration process.
What forms will my students need on file?
All required forms will be sent to you in your registration packet in the mail. If you would like to get a head start on getting your forms notorized, you may find everything you need on the youth website. www.nexusyouth.org.
Will there be a notary on site during registration?
Yes. There will be a notary on site during the registration process. Please note, the cost for notary service at registration is $5. Also note, having your forms notoraized during the registration process will slow down your registration time by as much as 45 minutes to an hour. We suggest having your forms notorized before you arrive for registration
Can I update my registration information?