• Will Spink
    Associate Pastor / Director of Shepherding
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    Interim Administrative Director
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    High-Life Assistant Director
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    Admin. Assistant High-Life/Children
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
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    Assistant Director of Children
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    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
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  • HeyDaySun, Oct 25
    When: Sunday, October 25 at 4:00pm
    Where: Southwood Campus

    Mark your calendars now for a fun-filled afternoon of Inflatables, Midway Carnival games, hey ride, food, and fellowship. Fun for the whole family and a great opportunity to invite your neighbors! Give your kids a chance to wear their costumes more than once this season.
  • Jr. High Fall RetreatFri, Oct 30
    When: Friday, October 30 at 4:00pm
    Where: Camp Skyline in Mentone, AL

  • Fa La LodgeSun, Dec 20
    When: Sunday, December 20 at 5:30pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Join us in the Lodge at 5:30pm or 7:30pm for a fun night of Christmas music.

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War or Peace? | Will Spink
Ephesians: Connected in Christ (23 of 26), Ephesians 6:10-20
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Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Breaking a Rule

There is a longstanding life principle being violated at Southwood these days. And I couldn’t be happier about it!

When it happens, it sounds something like this: “Do y’all need any extra adults at High-Life tonight? I’m happy… [more]

Dearly Beloved?
Dearly Beloved?

How the Church should approach the painful reality of divorce

When God invented marriage in the Garden of Eden, He did so in a world of perfect harmony, where the man and the woman enjoyed unhindered intimacy with God and with each other. Adam and Eve,… [more]

Harvest HeyDay
Harvest HeyDay

Harvest HeyDay 2015
Sunday, October 25th • 3-6pm

Harvest HeyDay is bigger and better this year with the NEW addition of our Midway Carnival Games. It’s also an opportunity to invite and share with your friends how we as a church love enjoying… [more]

Search Committee Update
Search Committee Update

This fall the Search Committee has committed to giving monthly updates to the congregation. The following update reflects much of the content communicated by Lindsay Newlin during the worship service on September 27.

In some ways the arrow tracking our progress in the search… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

The Session is rejoicing in God’s provision of a great start to our first Jobs for Life class. There have been 16 students in the class and many of their children in the childcare. It has been exciting to meet these new friends, to partner with several Huntsville organizations in… [more]

All That Is Fair: The “Trouble” with Yom Kippur
All That Is Fair: The “Trouble” with Yom Kippur

The “Trouble” with Yom Kippur

We all have debts to pay and transgressions that need to be forgiven.  As human beings, this is simply indisputable.  Even the best of us have been exceedingly selfish and prideful in all of our dealings with… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Consider the Source

I’ve really enjoyed spending a few weeks thinking together about marriage from the book of Ephesians. And I’ve really appreciated the feedback and questions many of you have given me—questions about gender roles in marriage, biblical… [more]

When You’re Here, You’re Home
When You’re Here, You’re Home

“Winnie, do you live at the Lodge?” a sweet eighth-grader asked me recently. While I am happy to say I have a home cottage here in Huntsville that is not also my place of work, I was thrilled to receive such a question—thrilled because this means that a High-Life student views… [more]

New Faces, New Fun
New Faces, New Fun

The laughter of children greets you as you walk down the Nursery and Children’s halls. What a joy to hear their voices singing and lifting praises to the Lord! Southwood’s Children’s Ministry continues to grow by leaps and bounds alongside the volunteer leaders who run it. Sunday… [more]