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  • United: A City-Wide Worship EventSun, Jun 5
    When: Sunday, June 5 at 6:00pm
    Where: 701 Amphitheater Dr. NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

    We are joining churches across Huntsville for a city-wide worship event at the new Orion Amphitheater Sunday, June 5, at 6pm. Music Ministry Director DJ Baptiste is helping to plan and lead this service. Reserve free seated tickets today by visiting southwood.org/united.
  • Food Truck FridayFri, Jun 17
    When: Friday, June 17 at 5:30pm
    Where: Big Spring Park

    Southwood family and friends meet downtown for food and fellowship. Details coming soon.
  • General AssemblyTue, Jun 21
    When: Tuesday, June 21 at 8:00am
    Where: Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, 1 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

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  • VBS: Spark StudiosMon, Jul 11
    When: Monday, July 11 at 9:00am
    Where: Sanctuary

    Spark your imagination and kick your creativity into high gear. Southwood Kids' VBS 2022 is headed to Spark Studios™ where kids will discover that their creativity is a gift from the infinitely creative Creator who designed them for His glory. Invite a friend and join us for Spark Studios. Registration for kids in Kindergarten - 5th Grade will open in April! Dates are July 11-14! See you there!
  • Worship Night & Ice CreamSun, Jul 17
    When: Sunday, July 17 at 6:00pm
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us in the sanctuary for Worship Night, then outdoors for ice cream.
  • Tacos and TriviaSun, Aug 21
    When: Sunday, August 21 at 5:00pm
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us for Tacos and Trivia Night. Stay tuned for details.

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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Worship Service: Sunday, May 22, 2022
Worship Service: Sunday, May 22, 2022

If you missed the Worship Service for Sunday, May 22, 2022, you can watch the full service recording here.

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A Few Tips on the Southwood 2022 Bible Reading Plan
A Few Tips on the Southwood 2022 Bible Reading Plan

I know everyone will participate in different ways based on schedule and personality, but here are a few suggestions that may be beneficial to you as we read through the Bible together this year:

1) Read Multiple Times a Day

While there are many benefits to reading each… [more]

Pastor’s Note: Take Advantage of a Fresh Start
Pastor’s Note: Take Advantage of a Fresh Start

When I was watching the Olympics recently, I saw a runner in a qualifying heat get tripped, knocked off the track, and fail to advance to the next round of the event. Tears, confusion over how to act, and angst over the end of dreams were all over his face. And then the ruling came… [more]

Where is Southwood Going?
Where is Southwood Going?

When Paul writes the Colossian church to tell them how they should live today (3:5ff), he begins by telling them to focus on eternal realities (3:1-4). Setting their minds on things above will shape the priorities they should have here below, so to speak. I’ve been using that same… [more]

Grace Groups and Connect Hour
Grace Groups and Connect Hour

The Scoop on Grace Groups


Southwood is a church that is made up OF small groups. These are communities where we lock arms to experience and express grace together, and these groups then gather for worship and the sacraments, unite to support mission partners locally… [more]

Children’s Update
Children’s Update

VBS 2021 Volunteers


WOW! What an amazing year we’ve had in the Children’s Ministry at Southwood! God has been very good indeed and in spite of a pandemic and a ton of unknowns, we have been so very blessed! Let’s reflect a bit on the past… [more]

5 Questions With Bill Harritt
5 Questions With Bill Harritt

What has changed in your life since you left Southwood 12 years ago?


Well, a lot actually. Back in July of 2009 I was about a month away from leaving Southwood to head to Covenant Seminary in St Louis when this beautiful, amazing, and brilliant girl from Memphis said… [more]

A New Way to Meet Southwood’s Ministry Partners
A New Way to Meet Southwood’s Ministry Partners

This fall, Southwood is focusing on three key relationships that have eternal impact for the kingdom. These are our relationships with God, our relationships with one another, and our relationships with our neighbors. I’d like to tell you one way we plan to develop our relationships… [more]

General Assembly Update
General Assembly Update

I had the privilege of attending the 48th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) at the end of June in St. Louis. Here are a few takeaways to report to my Southwood Family about our broader denomination.

Rejoicing in God’s Faithful Work[more]