• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Melissa Patterson
    Executive Assistant
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
    High-Life/Children
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
  • General Contact
    For all other purposes
 
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We’re glad you’ve found us online! We hope that the resources here will help you to learn more about Southwood and our heart for Huntsville and the world!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Jobs for Life

    Southwood will hold our second Jobs for Life class this fall, in continued partnership with The CornerStone Initiative, Huntsville Housing Authority, and Westside Church. Classes will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings, September 12-November 17. While we will need volunteers to provide meals, join the prayer team and work with the business network, we are particularly recruiting champions (mentors) in advance. Champion trainings will be held Monday evenings, August 8-29. For more information, or to apply to serve as a champion, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • VBS Volunteers Needed

    Join us by volunteering to serve VBS, either leading up to or the week of, June 13-16. There are plenty of opportunities to serve. For more info email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

COMING EVENTS

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  • VBS Crew Leader & Coordinator TrainingSun, May 15
    When: Sunday, May 15 at 1:00pm
    Where: Lodge, Southwood Presbyterian

    God is bringing us together for Expedition Norway! Join us for an informational lunch filled with fun, games, and fellowship immediately following church on May 15th. There will be childcare offered for those who have both parents involved in VBS. RSVP by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Fruit of the Spirit: Kids! Summer Sunday schoolSun, Jun 5
    When: Sunday, June 5 at 10:00am
    Where: Children's Ministry Hall, Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us for Southwood Kids' Summer Sunday school, Sunday mornings 9:00-10:10am.
    Bring your kids for a fun and engaging 8 week study as we dive into the Fruit of the Spirit in the book of Galatians. Kindergarten through 5th grade completed will meet together in Hwy45 room upstairs for a time of games, worship, prayer, and small group time while learning Biblical truths.
  • CLIMB: Ascent Missions ProjectMon, Jun 13
    When: Monday, June 13 at 10:00am
    Where: 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for CLIMB: Ascent Mission Project! June 13-16, 9:00am-12noon.
    Join us for a fun but gratifying week as we serve four different ministries within our city. They are Deep Roots of Alabama, Lincoln Village Ministries, Manna House and The Care Center. Your kids will have the opportunity to learn about God's grace as they serve others. For ages 6th grade completed.
  • Expedition Norway VBSMon, Jun 13
    When: Monday, June 13 at 10:00am
    Where: 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join Southwood Kids' Expedition Norway Cross Culture VBS! June 13-16, 9:00am-12:00noon.
    This year we are mission focused and expanding our children's world view. Children will have an opportunity to experience the culture of Norway through hands-on activities, games and food while learning Biblical truths. They will have an opportunity to see how God works in the lives of children across the world in Norway. For ages 3 years old (September 1st, 2015) to 5th grade completed. Your child must be potty trained in order to attend.
  • Jr. High-Life EDGESat, Jun 25
    When: Saturday, June 25 at 12:00pm
    Where: Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA

    5 day conference for students that have completed grades 6-8. Sign up deadline is April 22, 2016. Spots are limited so sign up today! http://www.southwood.org/edge
  • Water Wars: K-1st GradeThu, Jul 14
    When: Thursday, July 14 at 11:30am
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    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-12noon. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Water Wars: 2nd-5th GradeThu, Jul 14
    When: Thursday, July 14 at 2:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    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!
  • Water Wars: 6th gradeThu, Jul 14
    When: Thursday, July 14 at 4:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us for Xtreme Water Wars where kids 6th grade completed can enjoy inflatable water slides, slip n' slides, and water games from 3pm-5pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Fall Sunday school Kick-offSun, Aug 7
    When: Sunday, August 7 at 10:00am
    Where: Sanctuary, Southwood Presbyterian

    Sunday school classes for 7th grade through Adults will meet in the sanctuary for a fun, engaging look at the over arching theme beginning in Children's Ministry to Adult Ministry. Please drop off Infant-6th grade children in their summer Sunday school class rooms.
  • Children’s Ministry Leadership LunchSun, Aug 7
    When: Sunday, August 7 at 1:00pm
    Where: Lodge, Southwood Presbyterian

    Mark your calendar for August 7th 12noon-2pm for Children's Ministry Leadership Training lunch!! Childcare will be provided for both parents serving. We've condensed the information to be pocket sized. Great time of training, teambuilding and lots of fun! RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Being a Family ... Together

This past weekend my family took advantage of a day off from school to drive up to Chattanooga for 36 hours. We walked around downtown together, enjoyed the hotel pool together, and even made a couple of tourist stops together.… [more]

Partnership with Parents
Partnership with Parents

Every year when seniors graduate from Southwood and High-Life ministries, the High-Life staff and volunteers ask themselves, “Have we done enough?” It is easy to imagine parents asking themselves the same question as they send their students out of the home. “Did I tell them the… [more]

VBS Volunteers
VBS Volunteers

What It Means To Serve

Michael Moultrie
I love being part of VBS because it’s a wonderful experience to lead these kids, knowing that I was once in their shoes. Screaming, dancing, and going crazy all while praising Jesus in an awesome environment… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

The Session rejoices in the addition of about 30 new members to our Southwood family! Don’t miss the opportunity to see God’s hand at work in these brothers and sisters recently received into membership. Some have just recently come to Christ, while others have known him all their… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Is Easter Over Already?

I walked into the sanctuary Monday morning after Easter, and it felt very quiet and empty. The beautiful flowers and the cross were still there, but the lights were off, the steps were empty where there had been dozens of kids dressed… [more]

Cross-less Christian Lives?
Cross-less Christian Lives?

No one commits to playing SEC football for the glory of February through July. There is much more pain in the weight room and sweat on the practice field during the offseason than there is the thrill of the Saturday afternoon game. But any coach will tell you that you won’t be lifting… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

Future Staffing

The Session is excited about the opportunities for kingdom ministry before us as a church. As we have prayed and planned, we want to build a pastoral team that works with our senior pastor to “equip the saints” for ministry. This means we… [more]

WorkDay 2016
WorkDay 2016

For the last several years, Southwood has enjoyed a Saturday morning of fellowship and serving together both on our campus and outside our walls. This year we had people cleaning nursery toys, praying through Lincoln Village, cleaning a yard with the CornerStone Initiative, and making… [more]

Sacrificial Ministry
Sacrificial Ministry

Doing ministry like Jesus did ministry means doing ministry that sacrifices.  It means ministry that has compassion, that is welcoming and meets us in our fear to draw us near to the cross and near to the safe refuge of the Father’s heart.

In the Bible, the apostle Paul… [more]