• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Rita Clardy
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding
  • Peter Render
    Director of High-Life
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
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  • Jr. High-LifeWed, Jan 18
    When: Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00pm
    Where: Weekly gathering of students grades 7-8 in the Lodge.

  • Sr. High-LifeSun, Jan 22
    When: Sunday, January 22 at 7:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering of students grades 9-12 in the Lodge.
  • Jr. High-LifeWed, Jan 25
    When: Wednesday, January 25 at 6:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering for our 7-8 grade students. Encouraged to invite your friends. Bring $3 for dinner.
  • Sr. High-LifeSun, Jan 29
    When: Sunday, January 29 at 7:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering of students grades 9-12 in the Lodge.
  • Sr. High-Life Winter RetreatFri, Feb 3
    When: Friday, February 3 at 4:00pm
    Where: Camp ToKnowHim in Pisgah, AL

    Annual winter retreat for our 9-12 graders in Pisgah, AL. Please make plans to attend! Sign ups begin on January 1 at http://www.southwood.org/winterretreat
  • Babysitting Night- Peru Team FundraiserSat, Feb 11
    When: Saturday, February 11 at 5:29pm
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Nursery (up to age 4); Lodge (older children)

    Mark your calendars....more information to come!
  • Family Movie NightFri, Feb 17
    When: Friday, February 17 at 6:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    All are invited! Popcorn and Grilled Hotdogs provided ($4 person or $15 family). Finding Dory will be shown on the big screen.
  • Women’s RetreatFri, Mar 24
    When: Friday, March 24 at 4:00pm
    Where: Doublehead Resort in Towncreek, AL

    Join the ladies of Southwood for a weekend retreat to rest and encourage one another. Guest speaker is Melissa Patterson. Registration information will be coming soon!
  • Peru Mission 2017Fri, Jun 2
    When: Friday, June 2 at 9:00am
    Where: Lima, Peru

    A team of 16 adults and students will travel to Kusi, a boys’ home run by Scripture Union Peru. They will be assisting with construction projects and developing relationships with the abandoned boys who live in this particular home.
  • Jr. High Edge 2017Sat, Jun 24
    When: Saturday, June 24 at 12:00pm
    Where: Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA

    5 day camp for our Jr. High students (completed 6, 7, 8 grades). Registration starts usually in March. Limited space available....look for more information in the mail soon!

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Speaking Grace into Shame | Aaron Shaffer
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Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

The “Both-And” of Express Grace

When I was in high school, I traveled long distances for several mission trips. I remember how excited I was to share the good news of Jesus with people in places like Arizona, South Carolina, and even Sweden. I also… [more]

Express Grace Conference 2017
Express Grace Conference 2017

Express Grace “At Home”

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Dan Zink, Covenant Theological Seminary
I am a teacher, counselor, husband, father, and friend.  I have worked at Covenant Seminary since 1990, teaching… [more]

Playground Groundbreaking
Playground Groundbreaking

New Playground Groundbreaking!

We love our children here at Southwood and want to create an exciting, age-appropriate play area for the children who are on our campus throughout the week. As of late December, work is well underway on a new playground… [more]

Officer Nominations
Officer Nominations


The following men have been nominated by the congregation, have been trained alongside the Session and Diaconate, and are being recommended by the Session to serve in the offices of elder and deacon, respectively. The congregation will vote on… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

“Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room”: The Emotions of Christmas

Let me confess up front that our family committed this year what I know many of you consider a grievous sin (or breach of all reasonable etiquette): We began listening (and singing, dancing, and arguing)… [more]

Christmas Tales to Ponder
Christmas Tales to Ponder

Advent Devotionals from Matthew

A Tale of Lavish Grace
Matthew 1:1-17

Many of us begin reading the Christmas story from Matthew in verse 18.  That is because Matthew gives us the genealogy of Jesus in the first few verses, and since… [more]

Christmas Family Traditions
Christmas Family Traditions

Christmas time can bring reminiscence of past Christmas traditions or the creation of new traditions with children or grandchildren. We hope this season brings a little bit of both for you and your family! Here are a few that folks have shared with us!

“For our… [more]

I’ll Be “Home” For Christmas
I’ll Be “Home” For Christmas

It might seem obvious that for a cross-cultural missionary serving in South Sudan, Christmas away from their family and home in the U.S. could be difficult. What might seem less obvious is the fact that when that same cross-cultural missionary returns to the States after some years… [more]

When Christmas is Hard
When Christmas is Hard

Christmas is filled with a cascade of traditions, and each person has his favorites. This may even include the airing of many Christmas commercials. Some commercials have been around for years such as the Hershey’s Kisses handbell choir and the Campbell’s Soup snowman. There are… [more]