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- Women’s RetreatFri, Mar 24When: 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. Register at: http://www.southwood.org/womensretreat
- Southwood Night at Rosie’sMon, Apr 3When: Monday, April 3 at 5:00pm
Where: 7540 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35802
Join us in supporting the Peru Mission Team by dining with your family or Small Group at Rosie’s on South Parkway, Monday, April 3 between 5:00 and 9:00pm. 18% of your check total (pre-tax) will go to support the mission trip.
- VBS 2017: Adventures In NarniaMon, Jun 5When: Monday, June 5 at 9:00am
Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church, 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive, Huntsville
Save the Date for VBS 2017: Adventures In Narnia, June 5-8, from 9:00am to Noon! Ages: Kindergarten - 5th grade; CLIMB - 6th grade only (Ascent). More details to follow!
- Peru Mission 2017Fri, Jun 2When: 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 24When: 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!
ARTICLES AND UPDATES
The Wonder of Beloved Dust
About this time last year, I wrote the following words about being installed as Southwood’s senior pastor: “It is such a great joy to get to serve with and share life with people who love you and your family so well, and… [more]
In high school I spent several weeks every summer serving in an orphanage in the Peruvian jungle. I was a hard-core mission tripper. My favorite days were the ones that started early, involved hauling heavy bags of sand and concrete up the river bank, pouring foundations, and ended… [more]
At the annual congregational meeting in February, we celebrated together many exciting ways God is at work to advance his kingdom through Southwood—in Huntsville, in the Middle East, and many places in between. We are grateful for his gracious provision for our church during the past… [more]
Q) How beneficial are these expensive short-term mission trips?
A) Sitting at a table with a new friend in a local restaurant back in 1994, my excitement grew with every word. He was… [more]
Gospel Driven Parenting: How the Gospel Informs, Shapes, and Empowers Us As Parents
Taught by Ron Clegg • Ages under 35 and 35-45
What do you think of yourself as a parent? Were you prepared for the task when the offspring arrived? … [more]
Mission Accomplished: A Two-Week Family Easter Devotional
By Scott James
Nearly two thousand years ago, a wooden cross and an empty tomb served as the setting for the greatest rescue mission in history. Of course, the mission is none other than… [more]
Sometimes when I read the Bible, I try to imagine myself in God’s shoes. In both the Old and New Testaments, there are so many places where you see a picture of God or Jesus being vulnerable about how they feel. And in those vignettes we see a relatability, an opportunity… [more]
Deeply Known, Deeply Loved
I recently enjoyed the privilege of spending the weekend with four other pastors who travelled to Huntsville so the five of us could spend 48 hours together. We talked, we prayed, we laughed, we cried. We asked each other hard questions… [more]
On February 14, 270 AD (or close to it), a priest was brutally executed by the Roman Emperor Claudius. This priest defied Claudius’ clear orders that marriages within his realm were outlawed because married men were not enlisting in the military in sufficient numbers. This priest,… [more]