• Will Spink
    Associate Pastor / Director of Shepherding
  • Melissa Patterson
    Interim Administrative Director
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Admin. Assistant High-Life/Children
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Nancy McCreight
    Assistant Director of Children
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Ash Wednesday Service

    We will have an Ash Wednesday service at 6:00pm on Wednesday, February 10. This is the traditional beginning to the season of Lent, where we focus our hearts on prayer, repentance, and preparation for Easter. Nursery provided.

  • Senior Pastor Installation Service

    On Sunday, February 14, Rev. Will Spink will be installed as the Senior Pastor of Southwood during our regular worship service.

  • Register for Women’s Retreat

    Southwood’s Women’s Retreat is March 4-6 at Doublehead Resort. Judy Honeycutt will be our speaker, and there will be lots of time to relax and enjoy being together. Click here to register.

COMING EVENTS

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  • Ash Wednesday ServiceWed, Feb 10
    When: Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00pm
    Where: Sanctuary

    Ash Wednesday is the traditional beginning to the season of Lent, where we focus our hearts on prayer, repentance, and preparation for Easter. Nursery provided.
  • Jr. High-LifeWed, Feb 10
    When: Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering for 7-8 graders in the Lodge. Please join us!
    (bring $3 if you would like to eat dinner)
  • Sr. High-LifeSun, Feb 14
    When: Sunday, February 14 at 7:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering in the Lodge for 9-12 grade students. Join us!
  • Jr. High-LifeWed, Feb 17
    When: Wednesday, February 17 at 6:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering for 7-8 graders in the Lodge. Please join us!
    (bring $3 if you would like to eat dinner)
  • Jr. High-LifeWed, Feb 24
    When: Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Weekly gathering for 7-8 graders in the Lodge. Please join us!
    (bring $3 if you would like to eat dinner)

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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Being “People People”

I sat in Staff Meeting this week and alternated between crying and laughing. We were sharing memories of working with Nancy McCreight during her last meeting before retiring to South Carolina to be with her parents.… [more]

Christian or Presbyterian?
Christian or Presbyterian?

When someone I have recently met finds out that I’m a pastor, the next question is often “What kind?” There are two good answers at that point—“Christian” and “Presbyterian”—and depending on the context and the questioner, one might be more helpful than the other.… [more]

A Chance to Recharge
A Chance to Recharge

A chance to Recharge at the Southwood Women’s Retreat

When I go on a date with my husband, Brax, I really don’t like to go to the movies. Our lives are so busy! We have two kids who are involved in activities and require lots of attention. He has a job… [more]

Knock It Down
Knock It Down

Knock It Down
Becoming New Again on Ash Wednesday

Every year that passes we go thru Christmas and then come back around to Easter, and then lather, rinse, repeat.  For Christians, this entire season is our New Year’s Day.  Our frailty… [more]

Takeaways from Express Grace
Takeaways from Express Grace

Many of you were able to join us last month for our Express Grace Conference with Ray Cortese, and in particular for our Saturday night fellowship dinner and dessert with Southwood’s local mission partners. I was so encouraged by the fellowship that occurred over dinner, the gospel… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

We are excited about the season God has us in as a church right now and are looking forward to sharing some of that encouragement with you at our Annual Congregational Meeting after the worship service on Sunday, February 7. We will get to rejoice together in God’s provision for his… [more]

All That Is Fair: Win the Right to Be Heard
All That Is Fair: Win the Right to Be Heard

If you’ve grown up in Christian circles, no doubt the phrase “earn the right to be heard” has crossed your ears.  It is a well known mantra associated with a philosophy of ministry that is profoundly relational at its core.  Young Life is a good example of… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Of Old New Things and New Old Things

Happy New Year! I’m always a little excited at a new year and the opportunities it brings for a fresh start, for an evaluation of how life is going in a variety of areas, and for new ideas, commitments, and priorities to… [more]

The Gospel as the Power of God
The Gospel as the Power of God

We are excited to have Ray Cortese join us at Southwood for our Express Grace Conference this month. The following is an excerpt from a sermon Ray preached at the 2015 Liberate Conference. You can watch the full sermon at https://vimeo.com/122003691.

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