• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Rita Clardy
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Assistant Pastor, Discipleship
  • Peter Render
    Assistant Pastor, Youth/Families
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
    High-Life/Children
  • Niña Banta Cash
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
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  • Christmas Eve Service at 5:30pmSun, Dec 24
    When: Sunday, December 24 at 5:30pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive Huntsville, AL 35802

    On Christmas Eve we will have our regular 10:30am worship service with a Children’s Moment as well as our traditional candlelight communion service at 5:30pm and 7:00pm. Nursery will be provided for the 5:30pm service (pre-K 3 and below).We look forward to celebrating these special services together.
  • Christmas Eve Service at 7:00pmSun, Dec 24
    When: Sunday, December 24 at 7:00pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive Huntsville, AL 35802

    On Christmas Eve we will have our regular 10:30am worship service with a Children’s Moment as well as our traditional candlelight communion service at 5:30pm and 7:00pm. Nursery will be provided for the 5:30pm service (pre-K 3 and below). We look forward to celebrating these special services together.
  • Express Grace Conference Day 1Sat, Jan 27
    When: Saturday, January 27 at 5:30pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive Huntsville, AL 35802

    Our 2017 Express Grace Conference will be January 27-28. This year’s theme will be “Expressing Grace Around the World,” focusing on how the gospel drives us to global mission. Dr. Dan Doriani from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, will be our keynote speaker, and we will also hear from three of our foreign mission partners.
  • Express Grace Conference Day 2Sun, Jan 28
    When: Sunday, January 28 at 9:00am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive Huntsville, AL 35802

    Our 2017 Express Grace Conference will be January 27-28. This year’s theme will be “Expressing Grace Around the World,” focusing on how the gospel drives us to global mission. Dr. Dan Doriani from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, will be our keynote speaker, and we will also hear from three of our foreign mission partners.

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Pastor’s Note: A Christmas Confession
Pastor’s Note: A Christmas Confession

I’m on the record for loving everything Christmas – listening to holiday music in November, reading multiple Advent devotionals at the same time, and even watching Claymation Christmas specials on TV. So it took me several trips up and down the garage stairs with bins of decorations,… [more]

Session Update
 

The Session is looking forward to an exciting month of anticipating and celebrating the birth of our Savior with some very special events. The opportunity to host the Behold the Lamb concert again (December 14) will bring 1,000 people – Southwood members, friends, and neighbors –… [more]

Reflections
Reflections

I have half a page to share some reflections on the last six and half years of working at Southwood. Let me say right here that I cannot possibly condense all that I have learned, or all that I am thankful for, into this space. However, as I reflected on the many things God has taught… [more]

Impact of India
Impact of India

Thank you so much for praying for us as we had the privilege of representing Christ and Southwood in India for a couple of weeks. We can’t imagine the trip going any more smoothly and are grateful for God’s care and your prayers. Our mission partners at Reaching Indians Ministries… [more]

Meditations on the Incarnation
Meditations on the Incarnation

He Came to be Our Light
John 1:9–13 (ESV)
“The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him. He came to his own, and his own people… [more]

Ask A Pastor: ‘Tis the Season to be Jolly?
Ask A Pastor: ‘Tis the Season to be Jolly?

Q: Sometimes I struggle with feeling “jolly” during the holiday season. Is that normal?

A: What a great question.  The holidays can be a mixed bag.  The “experience” differs from person to person.  It is a happy time to… [more]

Core Commitments: We Seek the Restoration of all Creation in Huntsville and Beyond
Core Commitments: We Seek the Restoration of all Creation in Huntsville and Beyond

Jesus brings his kingdom both in word and in deed, so we are committed to praying, working, and collaborating with others for God’s kingdom to come here as it is in heaven. We long to see Huntsville flourish and believe God has placed us in this community for this community. Our… [more]

Five Fun Ways to Spend Time with Your Teens this Christmas Season
Five Fun Ways to Spend Time with Your Teens this Christmas Season

The Christmas season is fast approaching.  Here are five ways to maximize the extra time spend with your tweens and teens this holiday season.

What’s The Plan?
It is unfair for your kids to leave the rigors of the 8am – 4pm school day only to find… [more]

All That Is Fair: The Holly and the Ivy
All That Is Fair: The Holly and the Ivy

This year we are hosting Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God for the first time in a while.  It’s been 5 years since we had them at Southwood.  As many of you already know, we are in for such a treat.  Peterson is a masterful songwriter and arranger,… [more]