• 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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  • Support our Peru Mission Team

    We have two significant opportunities for you to support our Peru mission team that leaves in a few weeks! First you can pray. If you or your family would be willing to pray for a specific Peru team member, please text Winnie Winford (256) 665-1486. Second, you can support them financially. The team still has necessary funds left to raise before their departure June 2, so if you would like to contribute financially contact the church office (256) 882-3085, or make a check out to Southwood designated for the Peru Mission Trip.


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  • Metamorphosis: Kids! Summer Sunday schoolSun, Jun 4
    When: Sunday, June 4 at 9:59am
    Where: Southwood's main building upstairs in #2314 (Hwy 34 room)

    Join us for Southwood Kids! Summer Sunday school, Sunday mornings 9:00-10:10am.
    Bring your kids for an exciting and engaging 9 week study as we focus on the book of Proverbs while learning about the transformation or "metamorphosis" described in Romans 12:2, presented by the Insect-Inside Theatre Company. Kindergarten through 5th grade completed will meet together in Hwy45 room upstairs.
  • CLIMB: 6th grade Missions ProjectMon, Jun 5
    When: Monday, June 5 at 10:00am
    Where: The Lodge, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Register for CLIMB: 6th grade Mission Project, June 13-16, 9:00am-12noon. Join us for a fun but gratifying week as we serve four different ministries within our city. Your kids will have the opportunity to learn about God's grace as they serve others. For ages 6th grade completed. Register at http://www.southwood.org/climb
  • VBS 2017: Adventures Into NarniaMon, Jun 5
    When: Monday, June 5 at 8:59am
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church, 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive, Huntsville

    Register for VBS 2017: Adventures Into Narnia, June 5-8, from 9:00am to 12noon! Ages: Kindergarten - 5th grade completed. Signup by registering at http://www.southwood.org/vbs
  • Peru Mission 2017Fri, Jun 2
    When: Friday, June 2 at 9:00am
    Where: Lima, Peru

    A team of 16 adults and students will travel to Kusi, a boys’ home run by Scripture Union Peru. They will be assisting with construction projects and developing relationships with the abandoned boys who live in this particular home.
  • Save the Date - Churchwide BBQ LunchSun, Jun 25
    When: Sunday, June 25 at 12:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    Come join us for a Churchwide BBQ Lunch! Details coming soon!
  • Jr. High Edge 2017Sat, Jun 24
    When: Saturday, June 24 at 12:00pm
    Where: Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA

    5 day camp for our Jr. High students (completed 6, 7, 8 grades) at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA. Registration is now closed, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to be put on a waiting list.
  • Water WarsTue, Jul 11
    When: Tuesday, July 11 at 11:30am
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Kindergarten through 1st grade completed - 10:30am-12noon
    2nd grade through 5th grade completed - 1pm-3pm

    Join us for fun in the sun where kids can enjoy inflatable water slides, pools and sprinklers. Time brackets are above. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Family Movie NightFri, Aug 18
    When: Friday, August 18 at 7:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    All are invited! Popcorn and Grilled Hotdogs provided ($4 person or $15 family). TBD concerning movie shown. Bring a finger friendly (peanut free) dessert to share.

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Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Living Into The Future

Last month in this column I wrote about “Living out of the Past”—not being stuck in the past, but at the same time not forgetting the character of God and the lessons learned from previous chapters of our story. It’s vital that… [more]

Hope for the Future
Hope for the Future

As winter melts away and spring weather ushers in a new season of life, the students of Huntsville have a physical reminder of the passage of time. For seniors and their families, it can be an especially bittersweet season. It is a season that with every rain as well as every sunny… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

The Session rejoices in the addition of over 20 new members to our Southwood family last month! Don’t miss the opportunity to see God’s hand at work in these brothers and sisters recently received into membership. Some have just recently come to Christ, while others have known him… [more]

Jobs for Life: Partnership and a Story of Hope
Jobs for Life: Partnership and a Story of Hope

It is hard to believe that we are preparing for our 3rd Jobs for Life class in partnership with The CornerStone Initiative and Westside Church beginning fall of 2017! When I think about the best way to communicate the impact of Jobs for Life on our church members, the students, and… [more]


You may have seen in the news (or through Southwood emails) that Peru has been hit by devastating mud slides which have washed away homes, businesses, crops, and rendered clean water a scarcity. Scripture Union, the organization we serve alongside each summer with our senior high students,… [more]

Spirit of VBS
Spirit of VBS

I’ll be honest—I don’t remember that much about Vacation Bible School as a kid.  I remember learning the words to “Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog” (not really very theologically sound), and I remember learning the Apostles Creed one year—and watching Dean Harris (names have… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Living In the Past vs. Living Out of the Past

My story begins long before 34-plus years ago when I was born. As a child of God inextricably connected to Jesus, my story began before the foundation of the world when my Heavenly Father set his love upon me. It… [more]

Life out of Death
Life out of Death

Perhaps the most famous passage in the book of Ezekiel (high praise, right?!) comes in chapter 37 when God takes his prophet into a valley full of dry bones. After 30-plus chapters of prophesying judgment on idolatrous, exiled Israel, God uses the lifeless bones as a picture of the… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

The Session has been wrestling over the last 12-18 months with our hearts before God in light of the season of conflict Southwood experienced several years ago. As we have prayed, talked, and at times fasted together, God has shown us more of our sinful attitudes and actions as a Session… [more]