• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Melissa Patterson
    Executive Assistant
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
    High-Life/Children
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
  • General Contact
    For all other purposes
 
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • No Sunday School This Sunday

    There will be no Sunday School (all ages) on Sunday, July 3. The church office will be closed July 1-4.

  • Ice Cream Sunday, July 10

    Come enjoy fellowship and ice cream on the North Lawn at 6pm. We’ll provide the toppings; you provide a packed freezer of delicious ice cream. Whether or not you bring ice cream, bring your neighbor - and any lawn chairs or games you’d like!

  • Officer Nominations

    Nominations for the offices of deacon and ruling elder are open and will continue through July 31. Forms may be picked up in the narthex or the Guest Center. Leadership training will begin in late August and will be open to all church members.

COMING EVENTS

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  • LodgeapaloozaWed, Jul 6
    When: Wednesday, July 6 at 1:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Summer event for completed 6-8 graders.
  • LodgeapaloozaWed, Jul 13
    When: Wednesday, July 13 at 1:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Summer event for completed 6-8 graders.
  • Water Wars: K-1st GradeThu, Jul 14
    When: Thursday, July 14 at 11:30am
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for fun in the sun where kids ages Kindergarten to 1st grade completed, can enjoy inflatable water slides, kiddie pools and sprinklers from 10:30am-12noon. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Water Wars: 2nd-5th GradeThu, Jul 14
    When: Thursday, July 14 at 2:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for Xtreme Water Wars where kids 2nd-5th grade completed can enjoy inflatable water slides, slip n' slides, and water games from 1pm-3pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Water Wars: 6th gradeThu, Jul 14
    When: Thursday, July 14 at 4:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, Southwood Presbyterian Church

    Join us for Xtreme Water Wars where kids 6th grade completed can enjoy inflatable water slides, slip n' slides, and water games from 3pm-5pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Intown Mission tripMon, Jul 18
    When: Monday, July 18 at 9:00am
    Where: serving different ministries in Huntsville

    Completed 7-8 graders will serve during the day; completed 9-12 grade students will serve during the day and spend the night as a team (either at Village Church or The Lodge). More information to come
  • LodgeapaloozaWed, Jul 27
    When: Wednesday, July 27 at 1:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Summer event for completed 6-8 graders.
  • Fall Sunday school Kick-offSun, Aug 7
    When: Sunday, August 7 at 10:00am
    Where: Sanctuary, Southwood Presbyterian

    Sunday school classes for 7th grade through Adults will meet in the sanctuary for a fun, engaging look at the over arching theme beginning in Children's Ministry to Adult Ministry. Please drop off Infant-6th grade children in their summer Sunday school class rooms.
  • Children’s Ministry Leadership LunchSun, Aug 7
    When: Sunday, August 7 at 1:00pm
    Where: Lodge, Southwood Presbyterian

    Mark your calendar for August 7th 12noon-2pm for Children's Ministry Leadership Training lunch!! Childcare will be provided for both parents serving. We've condensed the information to be pocket sized. Great time of training, teambuilding and lots of fun! RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Move Up SundaySun, Aug 14
    When: Sunday, August 14 at 10:00am
    Where: Nursery, Preschool and Children's Halls, Southwood Presbyterian

    New fall curriculum will begin September 14 alongside new room assignments.
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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

The Work-Rest Rhythm

My childhood summers were spent largely at the baseball field; in fact, I may have done my summer reading with a ball in my hand and occasionally in the dugout! Most of those summer Saturdays consisted of three tournament games to… [more]

Would Daniel Boycott Target?
Would Daniel Boycott Target?

Would Daniel boycott Target? In light of current social media buzz about bathrooms and boycotts nearly every day lately, it’s an intriguing question, even if there’s no clear answer. As we’ve been studying through the book of Daniel on Sunday mornings, we’ve seen on the one… [more]

Jobs for Life: Getting Involved
Jobs for Life: Getting Involved

Jobs for Life is many things. It is a biblically based jobs preparedness program. It offers participants hope and dignity through a renewed understanding of work, and it offers the local church the opportunity to advocate for the jobless and underemployed in our community. However,… [more]

Not My Agenda
Not My Agenda

Not My Agenda
Summer Sunday School, Our Cultural Landscape, and Life in Two Kingdoms

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“Did you see our neighbor’s yard sign?”
“I… [more]

The Ministry of Presence
The Ministry of Presence

The Ministry of Presence
Youth Summer Focus

High-Life as the youth ministry of Southwood, has a focus of students in Huntsville experiencing and expressing the grace of God.  One of the core values in the constant drive to that end is contact… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

As we head into the summer months, the Session is excited for some of the unique opportunities we have coming up to connect with each other and with our neighbors. Every member of the church family can be praying for and participating in events like the Church Family Lunch (Sunday,… [more]

All That Is Fair: Equally Skilled
All That Is Fair: Equally Skilled

Jon Foreman is the lead singer for the band Switchfoot.  The members of the band are all Christians, but the band is not a ‘Christian’ band.  They thrive in the secular marketplace by means of conventional distribution channels.  I think this is a very good… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Being a Family ... Together

This past weekend my family took advantage of a day off from school to drive up to Chattanooga for 36 hours. We walked around downtown together, enjoyed the hotel pool together, and even made a couple of tourist stops together.… [more]

Partnership with Parents
Partnership with Parents

Every year when seniors graduate from Southwood and High-Life ministries, the High-Life staff and volunteers ask themselves, “Have we done enough?” It is easy to imagine parents asking themselves the same question as they send their students out of the home. “Did I tell them the… [more]