• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Rita Clardy
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Assistant Pastor, Discipleship
  • Peter Render
    Assistant Pastor, Youth/Families
  • Christine Betts
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
    High-Life/Children
  • Derrick Harris
    Assistant Pastor of Shepherding and Young Families
  • Niña Banta Cash
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Robert Blevins
    Director of Community Development
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    Director of Facilities/Office
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  • Grace & Men Conference

    Scotty Smith, author & Teacher-In-Residence at West End Community Church (PCA) in Franklin, TN, will present “How the Gospel Changes Men.” He will use the story of Jonah to illustrate God’s love and purpose for each of his children. The cost for a group (5+ men) or for any Southwood member is $52. Student cost is only $29. This price includes boxed lunch & refreshments. Register online at graceandmen.com.

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  • Grace and Men ConferenceSat, Apr 21
    When: Saturday, April 21 at 9:00am
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church Sanctuary 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Scotty Smith, author & Teacher-In-Residence at West End Community Church (PCA) in Franklin, TN, will present “How the Gospel Changes Men.” He will use the story of Jonah to illustrate God’s love and purpose for each of his children. The cost for a group (5+ men) or for any Southwood member is $52. Student cost is only $29. This price includes boxed lunch & refreshments. Register online at graceandmen.com
  • Southwood Kids Family PicnicSun, Apr 22
    When: Sunday, April 22 at 12:00pm
    Where: Parking lot behind church (near playground area)

    Join us for our Southwood Kids Family Picnic on Sunday April 22, where we'll be sharing a "Pot Luck" style meal, and just spending some time together after the church service. J.Ed Lowe has agreed to cook the BBQ for us and he'll be competing the following week in the Whistlestop competition. So, we'll provide the BBQ ($ donations accepted) but we need you to provide the side items Here is the link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0944a9aa2da7fc1-families
    We'll be gathering in the parking lot by the playground right after the worship service. This is for all Southwood Kids Families with kids (birth-6th grade) and volunteer leaders.

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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note: Overwhelmed by Love
Pastor’s Note: Overwhelmed by Love

I am going to say this out loud as I write it.  Emily and I just had our FIFTH child.  The pace at which our life is going is crazy.  It feels as though we are in a constant transition.  Basketball season to baseball season, multiple surgeries, the terrible threes,… [more]

Session Update
 

If you have been on Southwood’s campus recently, you have probably noticed the signs for the auction of the White House property. The trustees have decided to pursue this route for the sale of the home following the congregational decision to sell the house, and the auction is scheduled… [more]

True Social Gospel
True Social Gospel

As we have worked our way through the Gospel of Luke at Southwood recently, I’ve been surprised at how much Jesus seems to care about something so seemingly “un-spiritual” as who I eat with. Jesus seems to say that issues like who is at my dinner table or on my party invitation… [more]

Intentional Parenting: Finding HOPE at CAFE
 

The title of this article might suggest that Derrick and I are slowly going to shift gears to tell you how much we know about parenting.  It is just not true.  Like every other parent out there, we are just trying to keep our kids alive and show them how to live.  Every… [more]

The Importance of Correct Posture
The Importance of Correct Posture

While you were growing up, I’m sure your mother told you (and maybe she still does!) to watch your posture and stand up straight, and she was correct.  Posture is highly important for us physically, and it also impacts how others perceive us.  As physical posture is important… [more]

Come Have a Drink With Us
Come Have a Drink With Us

What are you thirsty for? Is it coffee you need to start your day? Is it wine at the end of your long work week? Or a Sonic drink with your kids? Whatever you’re thirsty for, I promise you one thing: it will not fulfill you. We live in a time of fake fulfillment. A spiritual battle… [more]

All That is Fair: Earn the Right to Be Heard
All That is Fair: Earn 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 this kind… [more]

Pastor’s Note: A Beautiful Evening
Pastor’s Note: A Beautiful Evening

A couple of weeks ago on a Tuesday night about 75 parents of young children gathered in the Lodge to eat tacos, share the joys and struggles of parenting, and be encouraged and equipped for pointing their kids to Jesus. Across the street about 80 of their kids ate pizza, shared toys… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

At the annual congregational meeting in February, we rejoiced together in God’s gracious provision for Southwood and in many encouraging ways God is at work to advance his kingdom here and around the world. The congregation elected Brent Snyder to the office of deacon in the church,… [more]