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Outreach

Cross the Street

Join a group of volunteers to help with various activities at Trace Crossings Elementary. Things like Santa’s Workshop, Spring Field Day, Thanksgiving parent lunch day or hanging out with the preschool while teachers conduct parent conferences. Times vary based on the need of the school. 

Led by Peggy Harrison 

pharrison@discoveryumc.org 


Firehouse Shelter

Providing food & serving an evening meal at the Firehouse Shelter for homeless men, in downtown Birmingham, the 5th Wednesday of the month. This offers a great opportunity to share our resources, work as a team, socialize and laugh a lot as we share God’s love. 

Led by Linda Gould

lkmgould@gmail.com  

Meal dates: May 29, Jul 31, Oct 30 

 


Fellowship

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Discovery has a variety of on-going and new Fellowship groups starting up through out the year. Get on our weekly email list to stay on top of all the news of groups and opportunities for fellowship. Email Peggy at pharrison@discoveryumc.org to be added to the weekly email list.


Volunteer

Worship Team

If you play an instrument or sing, we are always looking for talented folks to join our worship team! Must try out to become a part of the worship team. We have rotating bands that play each Sunday, so you will not have to participate each Sunday. To get involved, email Jack Moseley, our Worship Leader.


Welcome Team

Sunday Greeters

The welcome team helps welcome guests at the front door every Sunday and also mans the welcome desk before worship. They are there to help answer any questions new or returning guests may have about volunteer opportunities, small groups, or any other questions about the church! Led by Julie Lovell

weekly refreshments

Weekly refreshments are provided and served by volunteers from the congregation. Stop at the Connection Point Desk and signup to bring snacks, serve or both!.


Service Team

Altar/Foyer Design

This team comes up with the alter design based on the sermon series or holidays.  They meet at the beginning of each month or sermon series to make changes as a team and then one member a month is responsible for keeping flowers fresh and out for Sundays.  This is led by Lynn Thomas and Sue Drennan. To be a part of the team, email susan.drenan@yahoo.com

communion servers

Help serve communion the first Sunday of the month. Led by Linda Gould lkmgould@gmail.com


Grounds Team

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This group takes care of the grounds.   Mowing, edging, blowing, trimming and all the above for the grounds of the church.  This team is led by William Harris.

Building maintenance

This group works on light maintenance projects and small repairs. Led by Tim Barron. Email at tim@timbarron.com.