HeyDay! Candy Competition
Classes of Kindergarten through 6th graders will compete for the most candy throughout the month of October. Last day to donate is October 23rd. Candy will be used by the Midway Carnival Games during HeyDay! On your mark, Get set, Go!
Harvest Hey Day
Jr. High Retreat
Mark your calendars! On October 28-30, Jr. High Retreat at Camp Skyline in Mentone, more information to come!
COMING EVENTSAll Events →
- Jr. High-LifeWed, Sep 28When: Wednesday, September 28 at 6:00pm
Where: The Lodge
Jr. High (7-8 graders) weekly meeting in the Lodge. Join us for dinner (bring $3), game and time of teaching. Feel free to bring your friends!
- Jr. High-Life Fall RetreatFri, Oct 28When: Friday, October 28 at 4:00pm
Where: Camp Skyline in Mentone, AL
Retreat weekend for our Jr. High students. More information to come!
ARTICLES AND UPDATES
Empowering Families to Grow in Faith Together
Introducing, the Family Ministry Moment - a weekly post providing valuable resources to Southwood families for Spiritual Transformation! Here, you will find some amazing discussions and support tools like podcasts,… [more]
For many of us, Angela is a familiar face in Children’s Ministry helping with our Kindergarten – 1st grade class, but it wasn’t until July 27 of this year that Southwood member Angela Sierk actually joined the staff, part-time, as Assistant Director of Children’s Ministry. This… [more]
Christmas in September
Like many of you, I have sat in the Lodge, listened to James sing “That Spirit of Christmas” at the end of another Fa-La-Lodge performance, and thought, “Why can’t it remain all through the year?” Well, this year it can … in… [more]
What was your senior superlative in high school? And if one wasn’t bestowed upon you, what would it have been?
Ron: I can’t remember if I was bestowed with a senior superlative. That was a really long time ago. It might have been “Best… [more]
Ministry to children and their families is not about programs, or childcare or babysitting. It’s about a transformation of lives from the inside out. We as a church cannot be the only ones who take on this role of the spiritual transformation of children, instead it primarily belongs… [more]
Thoughts for the Journey
Q: How can God command believers to “praise the Lord” even in difficult times? Do we just ignore the pain and tears? Is suffering actually good? This all sounds so unrealistic.
“I Stand Alone on the Word of God”
Foundation for Youth Ministry
When the Lodge was being built in 2004, then youth pastor Ken Leggett gathered a group of students for a mission. Before the concrete was poured into the footers, the… [more]
Does Southwood have a softball team? How about a ministry in Research Park? Does Southwood serve in the local schools? How about taking beach retreats? Well, no, not exactly. But, on the other hand, a resounding YES!
While Southwood as a church does not formally organize, staff,… [more]