• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Ron Clegg
    Associate Pastor, Discipleship
  • Shannon Clark
    Administrative Assistant
  • James Parker
    Chief Musician
  • Peter Render
    Assistant Pastor, Youth/Families
  • Christine Betts
    Assistant Director, Youth/Families
  • Ty Commons
    Youth & Families Intern
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
    Youth/Children
  • Derrick Harris
    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding & Young Families
  • Angela Sierk
    Director, Children's Ministry
  • Niña Banta Cash
    Director, Nursery
  • Robert Blevins
    Director, Community Development
  • Janice Crowson
    Director, Facilities/Finance
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    Print & Digital Media Specialist
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  • Mercy ConferenceFri, Mar 29
    When: Friday, March 29 at 4:30pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    The purpose of the Mercy Conference is to equip the church to love its neighbors through non-paternalistic Biblical teaching that stresses discipling people out of poverty. Come learn from practitioners as they share strategies for effective long term engagement in under served communities.
  • Mercy ConferenceSat, Mar 30
    When: Saturday, March 30 at 8:00am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    The purpose of the Mercy Conference is to equip the church to love its neighbors through non-paternalistic Biblical teaching that stresses discipling people out of poverty. Come learn from practitioners as they share strategies for effective long term engagement in under served communities.
  • Maundy Thursday ServiceThu, Apr 18
    When: Thursday, April 18 at 6:00pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for a special Maundy Thursday service on April 18 at 6:00pm. Nursery provided for Pre-K 4 and below.
  • Good Friday ServiceFri, Apr 19
    When: Friday, April 19 at 6:00pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for our special Good Friday service at 6:00pm. Nursery provided for Pre-K 4 and below.
  • Easter Egg HuntSat, Apr 20
    When: Saturday, April 20 at 9:00am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt at Southwood on Saturday, April 20.
  • Easter Sunrise ServiceSun, Apr 21
    When: Sunday, April 21 at 6:30am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802, North Lawn

    Please join us for our Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30am on the North Lawn.
  • Easter Worship ServiceSun, Apr 21
    When: Sunday, April 21 at 9:30am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    Plan to join us for the Easter Sunday worship service. Nursery will be provided, but we will not have Kids Worship or Connect Communities on Easter Sunday.
  • Easter CelebrationSun, Apr 21
    When: Sunday, April 21 at 11:00am
    Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

    There will be a time of fellowship in the Gathering Space immediately following the Easter Sunday worship service. Plan to stay and enjoy light snacks and extra time with friends and family. A photo booth will also be available.

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God on Trial | Ron Clegg
Luke: Good News of Great Joy for All People (69 of 200), Luke 22:63-71
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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note: I Thank My God…
Pastor’s Note: I Thank My God…

As you read Paul’s letters to the churches, you notice quickly how much he prays for those people he loves so much. In particular, you notice that he begins his prayers over and over with thanksgiving to God for these churches. Now Paul also sees problems and struggles in every community,… [more]

Introducing the Southwood App
Introducing the Southwood App

During the 2019 annual congregational meeting, we introduced the Southwood App. It was a Sunday I had been looking forward to for quite some time. Now, just a few weeks after its introduction, it’s awesome to see just how many people are using it.

The Southwood app is updated… [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 Andes Hoyt to the office of ruling elder in the church,… [more]

Gospel Community: What makes it different?
Gospel Community: What makes it different?

Here at Southwood we toss around the term “gospel community” quite a bit. But do we truly understand the differences the gospel makes to our community?


In our American culture, we long for community, though in reality our lives seldom intersect.… [more]

How Much Do You Care?
How Much Do You Care?

Growing up in a small town and attending a small country church where my father was the pastor had its ups and downs. One positive was that we had a relationship with every family that lived within five miles from our house. On the other hand, there were so few families that we didn’t… [more]

Going Global: Southwood’s Ministry to the Nations
Going Global: Southwood’s Ministry to the Nations

In March and April, two Southwood pastors and an elder will travel to distant lands to encourage fellow believers and churches with the Gospel. In March, Will Spink returns to Nagpur, India, to celebrate the graduation of seminary students
he taught on his first trip in 2017.… [more]

10 Things Overheard at the Most Recent Parent Café
10 Things Overheard at the Most Recent Parent Café

1. As parents, we are called to be shepherds and in the grand scheme of things our kids don’t belong to us, they belong to God!

2. We should make every effort to move towards our kids, media is an opportunity to move towards them.

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Sr. High-Life Winter Retreat
Sr. High-Life Winter Retreat

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” - Micah 6:8

A few weeks ago Sr. High went on our annual trip to Camp ToKnowHim for Winter Retreat ’19. Our theme:… [more]

Ask a Pastor with Peter Render
Ask a Pastor with Peter Render

Do infants need to be rebaptized once they reach the age of accountability?

This question assumes the beauty and necessity of baptism as a “holy seal and sign of the covenant of grace, immediately instituted by God,… [more]