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Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

When people from other churches hear that I work at Southwood, they often say to me, “Aren’t y’all the church that has that thing for youth?” I say, “You mean ‘the Lodge’?” And they reply, “Yeah, like that ski lodge thing!” I proudly respond, “Yep, that’s us!”… [more]

Southwood’s Vision for Students
Southwood’s Vision for Students

In 2000-2001 High-Life Ministries consisted of around 20-25 kids who met in different homes.  The youth staff was smaller and less resourced. Beginning in 2001, through the leadership of the Session and the vision, enthusiasm and faithfulness of Southwood’s newest Youth Director,… [more]


Kim Delchamps
In 1995 I began working at Southwood at the front desk doing a variety of administrative things, including youth administration. Through the years of 1995-2004, the youth ministry at Southwood began to grow and with that growth came more opportunities… [more]

A Place, A People, A Home
A Place, A People, A Home

High-Life has seen hundreds of students come through the ministry. Each of these students has had a unique story and experience in the ministry as well as leaving a unique impression on the staff, volunteers and fellow students who spent time with them. From this wonderfully energetic,… [more]

Many Faces of the Lodge
Many Faces of the Lodge

If you walk out of the Southwood church building and head across the street to the Lodge, you’ll see the sign “Southwood Lodge” out front. Above the other main entry door to the Lodge, facing the Lodge parking lot, hangs a sign reading “High-Life Lodge.” This was no construction… [more]

More Than A Building
More Than A Building

Receiving the opportunity to do youth ministry in the Lodge has been and will be one of the greatest privileges and blessings of my ministry. When I consider (as you have read in this issue of BRANCHES) all the ways God has worked in and through this building, I am overwhelmed by His… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

I never forward emails…

I typically HATE (and I use that word on purpose) e-mail forwards. This problem is compounded by the age of my father. He is now in his 70’s and for some reason (I’m assuming there must be a private list for older parents) he… [more]

Rooted In Relationships: Why We All Need Small Groups
Rooted In Relationships: Why We All Need Small Groups


We all know at some level the pain of these words and can sense that the epidemic of loneliness and relational distance in our culture is not the way things are supposed to be. Many of us have more acquaintances and… [more]

Love Your Neighbor
Love Your Neighbor

The truth about volunteering

It is August, which means back to school routines and the onslaught of sign up opportunities. As a professional volunteer recruiter, this is like the first day of deer hunting season. Everyone’s rested from the summer and ready… [more]