• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Rita Clardy
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Assistant Pastor, Discipleship
  • Shannon Clark
    Administrative Assistant
  • James Parker
    Chief Musician
  • Peter Render
    Assistant Pastor, Youth/Families
  • Christine Betts
    Assistant Director, Youth/Families
  • Ty Commons
    Youth & Families Intern
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
  • Derrick Harris
    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding & Young Families
  • Niña Banta Cash
    Director, Children's Ministry
  • Angela Sierk
    Assistant Director, Children's Ministry
  • Robert Blevins
    Director, Community Development
  • Janice Crowson
    Director, Facilities/Finance
  • Daniel Brown
    Print & Digital Media Specialist
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    Prayer Gathering in the Prayer Room at 8:45am, Worship Service at 9:30am followed by the Connect Hour at 11:00am.


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  • 30 for 30 Prayer GatheringWed, Nov 14
    When: Wednesday, November 14 at 12:00pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35802

    30 Days of Prayer for 30 Years at Southwood continues as we now turn our focus to praying for God's direction on Southwood's future. Join us on November 14, at noon, as we culminate our season of prayer with a Prayer Gathering here at Southwood. Go to southwood.org to download a prayer calendar, or calendars are also available in the Narthex and Guest Center.
  • Purse NightFri, Nov 16
    When: Friday, November 16 at 7:00pm
    Where: Southwood Gathering Space

    Plan to join Southwood Women for Purse Night, a missions-focused event that will benefit the Manna House. Beginning November 4, bring item donations to the Gathering Space or the church office. You can begin collecting new or gently used purses, along with small items such as jewelry, new nail polish, emery boards, slipper socks, scarves, netted bath scrubbies, purse sized kleenex, feminine items, and any other miscellaneous items you might have in your purse. Mrs. Fran from the Manna House will come to speak when we meet on Nov. 16 at 7:00 to fill the purses and get them ready for distribution.
  • Santa’s Secret ShopSun, Nov 11
    When: Sunday, November 11 at 9:30am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Southwood is excited to partner with Second Mile Development again this Christmas as we collect toys for their Santa’s Secret Shop. Please bring new, unwrapped toys for children ages 1-17 to Southwood’s Sanctuary on November 11 and 18. Go to southwood.org/santa to see a list of suggested items.
  • Express Grace 2019: Moving Toward ShalomSat, Jan 26
    When: Saturday, January 26 at 11:57am
    Where: Southwood

    Southwood’s annual missions conference will take place January 26 & 27, 2019. The guest speaker will be Brian Fikkert, author of When Helping Hurts. Make plans to attend and learn more about transforming lives and restoring community.

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All for Jesus | Will Spink
Luke: Good News of Great Joy for All People (57 of 100), Luke 19:11-27
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Pastor’s Note: Growing up as a Church
Pastor’s Note: Growing up as a Church

One of the joys of the past few weeks for me has been the chance to hear stories and memories from many of Southwood’s early members. Time and again I’ve heard of a group marked by a humble dependence upon God, a passion to reach their neighbors for Christ, a personal belief in… [more]

5 Questions with Southwood’s Founding Members
5 Questions with Southwood’s Founding Members

What was the prayer for Southwood before she was planted?

Ashley McGaha: The initial families attended Westminster Presbyterian Church in the early 1980s. The vision of planting a reformed church in southeast Huntsville was laid on the hearts of Kirby and Karen Parks,… [more]

How has God used Southwood to impact you?: Perspectives on 30 Years
How has God used Southwood to impact you?: Perspectives on 30 Years

Jim Hess

When presented the question, “How has God used Southwood to impact you?” my mind went immediately to 2009 – a year of great difficulty and sorrow, and yet a time when my family and I experienced God’s amazing grace and love through the Southwood… [more]

Essential Remembering
Essential Remembering

Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. 2 Tim. 2:1, ESV

Anniversaries are wonderful things.  Wedding anniversaries provide opportunities for nostalgic walks back through the years to see how love has grown through great fun times as well as the periods of… [more]

June 24, 2018 Congregational Letter and FAQs
June 24, 2018 Congregational Letter and FAQs

The following is a letter from Pastor Will as well as a list of questions and answers regarding plans for this fall that were announced following the worship service Sunday, June 24.

Dear Southwood Family and Friends,

I’ve had the privilege over the… [more]

Pastor’s Note: Change in Community
Pastor’s Note: Change in Community

In case you haven’t heard yet, there are a few changes at Southwood this fall. While much of why we are here and what we do is staying the same, we are making a couple of adjustments to our structure and schedule in an effort to foster biblical community on mission together. New adult… [more]

Staying on Mission: Discipleship and Connect Communities
Staying on Mission: Discipleship and Connect Communities

The process of making disciples is multi-faceted.  There is not just one form of ministry that will accomplish the whole task.  Making disciples starts long before one even comes to faith.  It begins with Contact, a first introduction that an individual makes with a believer. … [more]

Session Update
Session Update

The Session invites you to be praying with us for the ongoing development of biblical community in our congregation this fall. While we are excited about new small groups forming, Connect Communities starting, Jobs for Life class getting underway, and much more, we also know that no… [more]

Diaconate Update
Diaconate Update

The Deacons of Southwood led a work day on August 25 to complete several small projects around the grounds of the church property. It was a small affair with maybe 20 folks coming together to spend a morning working together. We pressure washed around the Lodge and courtyard near the… [more]