• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Rita Clardy
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding
  • Peter Render
    Director of High-Life
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
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  • HeyDay - This Sunday

    Invite your friends and come enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship on Southwood’s north lawn from 3-6pm. What to bring: Costumes, cash for ice cream and lawn chairs.

  • HeyDay - Calling All Volunteers!

    Invite your friends and come enjoy an afternoon of fellowship, food and fun Sunday, October 23 from 3-6pm. We really need volunteers to serve one-hour shifts manning inflatables, and the welcome/first aid tent, and also helping with setup and clean up. Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to signup.  

  • 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 23. Candy will be used by the Midway Carnival Games during HeyDay! On your mark, Get set, Go!

  • Jr. High Retreat

    Mark your calendars! On October 28-30, Jr. High Retreat at Camp Skyline in Mentone. Sign up at http://www.southwood.org/fallretreat


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Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

What God Loves to Do

What is something you absolutely love to do? What brings joy to your heart? If it was your birthday and you got to design the day, what would it include? Perhaps watching the sunset at the beach. Maybe reading a favorite book with your child.… [more]

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself
Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
Jesus replied: “’Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 
This is the first and greatest commandment. 
And the second is like it:

Vital Brotherhood
Vital Brotherhood

2016 Men’s Retreat

The men of Southwood left this year’s retreat increasingly convinced of their need for God and their need for each other. Pastor Ron shared some of his life story with the group and provided a window into how “the gospel transforms… [more]

In the Community, For the Community
In the Community, For the Community

Different people have different perceptions of “the church” in the community. For some, churches are a place of safety and community; for others they are places of exclusivity. Some see the church as a benevolent organization, while others perceive it to be self-serving and self-important.… [more]

Harvest HeyDay
Harvest HeyDay

Harvest HeyDay 2016
Sunday, October 23 • 3-6pm

Fall brings cool weather, falling leaves, football, pumpkin spice in everything, and perhaps best of all—Harvest HeyDay!  Easily one of Southwood’s largest outreach events of the year, Harvest… [more]

Ask A Pastor
Ask A Pastor

The Gift We Have Been Given In Christ

Q) What is the driving force behind those who sacrifice so much for the purpose of ministering to others?

A)  If you have been to missions conferences or read books on… [more]

The Return on Investment
The Return on Investment

My mother studied economics in college and my father is a banker with J.P. Morgan, so needless to say the term “return on investment” was a commonly used phrase around our house. We were always looking for ways to do things more efficiently, and while my parents always advocated… [more]

All That Is Fair: Sacred Sense and Sensibility
All That Is Fair: Sacred Sense and Sensibility

Long before any of us were born, Jane Austen penned the novel Sense and Sensibility.  It follows the lives of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood.  In personality, they are polar opposites.  Elinor is stoic and reserved, always operating under the governance… [more]

Meet Angela Sierk
Meet Angela Sierk

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]