• Jean F. Larroux, III
    Senior Pastor
  • Will Spink
    Associate Pastor / Director of Shepherding
  • Melissa Patterson
    Executive Assistant
  • Chad Townsley
    Associate Pastor / Director of High-Life
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Sharon Dutcher
    Admin. Assistant
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Nancy McCreight
    Assistant Director of Children
  • Kim Delchamps
    Admin. Assistant Children/High-Life
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Jonathan Barnette
    Director of Communication
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
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  • Weird Animals VBSSun, Jun 8
    When: Sunday, June 8 at 9:00am
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for a fun-filled week where kids learn "Where Jesus' Love is One-Of-A-Kind" through worship, Bible adventures, energizing games and Sciency Fun Gizmo's. For ages 3 years old (September 1st, 2013) to 5th grade completed. Register for your child online at http://www.southwood.org/vbs
  • CLIMB: Ascent Missions ProjectMon, Jun 9
    When: Monday, June 9 at 9:00am
    Where: The Lodge, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for a fun but gratifying week of in-town mission projects. From Lincoln Village to Manna House kids will have the opportunity to learn about God's grace as they serve others. For ages 6th grade completed. Register your child online at http://www.southwood.org/climb
  • Water Wars: K-1st gradeThu, Jul 10
    When: Thursday, July 10 at 10:30am
    Where: East Lawn, Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us for fun in the sun where kids ages Kindergarten to 1st grade completed, can enjoy inflatable water slides, kiddie pools and sprinklers from 10:30am-12pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Water Wars: 2nd-5th gradeThu, Jul 10
    When: Thursday, July 10 at 1:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us for Xtreme Water Wars where kids 2nd-5th grade completed can enjoy inflatable water slides, slip n' slides, and water games from 1pm-3pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Family Movie NightFri, Aug 8
    When: Friday, August 8 at 7:00pm
    Where: The Lodge, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Come and join us for Movie Night with the Family! Fresh grilled hotdogs will be made available for $3 a person or $12 a family. Popcorn is free!!! Movie is TBD.

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Session Update
Session Update

The Session rejoices in the way God has been using Southwood and her members in recent weeks for the sake of the kingdom. Our deacons led us in a work day where we had the opportunity to serve alongside partner ministries throughout the city as well as on our own campus. Our Community… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Has your faith ever seemed to be on auto-pilot? Have you ever felt like you were spiritually running on empty?  Does your passion for God seem to wax and wane? Mine does. The truth is that I am feeling kind of spiritually “dry” right now as I type. I know that I’m a preacher… [more]

Is This The Best There Is?
Is This The Best There Is?

Cesar sleeps every night next to the grave of his grandmother. “She is the only person who loved me,” he says, “I want to sleep near her.”

A teenage street-boy in Peru, Cesar is mentally handicapped due to constant beatings which began when he was an infant. He has lived… [more]

Five Questions
Five Questions

What is LIBERATE all about? Is it just a conference or something more?
Back in 2010 I was travelling around the country speaking about God’s grace and the radical truth that Jesus + Nothing = Everything. Regardless of where I was people would come up to me and ask two questions… [more]

Ask A Pastor
Ask A Pastor

Q: Should the Easter Bunny “visit” the homes of believers?

A: An important thing to distinguish as we answer this and other questions like it is what kind of presuppositions we have about the dangers or pitfalls of celebrating Easter. Easter activities should certainly be… [more]

Curl Up With: The Great Divorce
Curl Up With: The Great Divorce

This book by C.S. Lewis was first published in 1944.  It is a fantasy narrative that details a journey from Hell into the edges of Heaven.  One assumes that Lewis is the narrator.  The whole narrative is a dream, as the reader discovers at the end of the book.  It… [more]

All That is Fair: Bono and the Resurrection
All That is Fair: Bono and the Resurrection

People from all walks of life and all creeds find something to connect with in the music of U2.  And it’s not due to some sort of stellar marketing campaign or anything like that.  Their broad success is because of something else entirely.  Of course the music is innovative. … [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Lather, Rinse, Repent for Lent

As the season of Lent approaches, many Christians will do more thinking than normal about things like repentance. Most of us will develop somewhat of a list of things that we need to repent of, but this list is usually limited to isolated acts of… [more]

Puzzled Over the Parables?
Puzzled Over the Parables?

With parables of one type or another making up about one-third of all of Jesus’ teaching in the gospel accounts, parables are widely considered Jesus’ favorite teaching method. The word “parable” can refer to many different kinds of comparisons, but comparisons made in stories… [more]