Retreats / Missions

Raiders Retreats & Missions

Cherokee is our junior high mission trip that we take to Cherokee, North Caroline to serve the Cherokee Indian Reservation. We will be serving through construction, evangelism, visiting the elderly, reaching out to the youth, and putting on a Vacation Bible School for the children of the community.

Click the flyer for details and to register for this July 21–28, 2018 trip.


Getaway is a 2-day retreat that Raiders takes to get away from distractions to seek and worship God. This weekend will include the annual frozen octopus football competition, the amazing race, a bonfire and tons of fun!

The Edge is a fun 5-day junior high conference held at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia that is centered on God’s word and worship. We will join several other churches in awesome activities, fun meetings, solid teaching and a trip to Six Flags White Water to top it all off.

Click here for more details on the June 23–27 retreat.
Click here for the registration form—due April 18.
Click here for the student consent form.

 BYG Retreats & Missions

Impact Weekend is an in-town retreat that will impact your life and help you to impact others for Christ. Come enjoy a full weekend with discipleship groups, worship, fun activities, student testimonies and challenging messages from God’s word. At the end of each day, you will spend time with your discipleship group at a host home.

Mission Trips are an integral part of our summer calendar. Our mission trips aim to love and serve the people and communities we travel to, as well as to make an impact on our students as they use their time, talents and money for the sake of the gospel.

Gatlinburg is a 4-day winter retreat designed to help you know God more through God’s word, worship and community. We will take buses up to Gatlinburg, Tennessee for four days full of fun activities, relevant talks, engaging worship and plenty of free time to explore this thriving metropolis.

Yakama is a trip to minister to the Yakama Nation in Washington State, June 16–24, 2018. We will be working with Sacred Road Ministries and Chris Granberry, a Briarwood supported missionary. Click here for application and release form.

Click the Flyer for more information

2200 Briarwood Way
Birmingham, AL 35243 (Google Map)