Church Family Work Day March 4
Register for Women’s Retreat
Southwood’s Women’s Retreat is March 24-26 at Doublehead Resort in Towncreek, AL. Our guest speaker is Melissa Patterson. Make plans to attend a weekend retreat to rest and encourage one another. Click here to register. (Limited Space Available)
COMING EVENTSAll Events →
- Officers RetreatFri, Feb 24When: Friday, February 24 at 10:00am
Where: DeSoto State Park, Fort Payne, AL
Please pray for our Elders and Deacons as they attend our Officers Retreat at DeSoto State Park on February 24-25. Pray that God will deepen their relationships with each other and guide their discussions concerning our church.
- Ash Wednesday ServiceWed, Mar 1When: Wednesday, March 1 at 6:00pm
Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive Huntsville, AL 35802
Join us for a special Ash Wednesday service at 6:00pm on Wednesday, March 1. We will focus our hearts on prayer, repentance, and preparation for Easter. Nursery provided.
- Church Family Work DaySat, Mar 4When: Saturday, March 4 at 8:00am
Where: 1000 Carl T. Jones, Huntsville, AL 35802
Come and join us for our Church Family Work Day coming up on Saturday, March 4 from 8:00am to Noon. More details to follow!
- Women’s RetreatFri, Mar 24When: Friday, March 24 at 4:00pm
Where: Doublehead Resort in Towncreek, AL
Join the ladies of Southwood for a weekend retreat to rest and encourage one another. Guest speaker is Melissa Patterson. Register at: http://www.southwood.org/womensretreat
- Peru Mission 2017Fri, Jun 2When: 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.
- Jr. High Edge 2017Sat, Jun 24When: 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). Registration starts usually in March. Limited space available....look for more information in the mail soon!
ARTICLES AND UPDATES
Deeply Known, Deeply Loved
I recently enjoyed the privilege of spending the weekend with four other pastors who travelled to Huntsville so the five of us could spend 48 hours together. We talked, we prayed, we laughed, we cried. We asked each other hard questions… [more]
On February 14, 270 AD (or close to it), a priest was brutally executed by the Roman Emperor Claudius. This priest defied Claudius’ clear orders that marriages within his realm were outlawed because married men were not enlisting in the military in sufficient numbers. This priest,… [more]
Please join us for our annual congregational meeting on Sunday, February 5, following the worship service. We look forward to the opportunity to celebrate together what God is doing and to look together to the future as well. The Session is delighted to recommend two elder candidates… [more]
We asked our kids what love meant to them. Here are a few of their responses:
“We love each other as much as we love God. We spend time together.”
“It means family. I give them hugs and kisses and… [more]
A Pastor’s Perspective on the Express Grace Conference
Sometimes I find it helpful to re-read a book—perhaps because of how much I love the story or the content, perhaps because it’s so rich that I need to process what it really means for me. For both of… [more]
Over the past five years, you have heard me say repeatedly that the local church needs to be committed to the long-term work of community development. We believe that transformation happens through the restoration of relationships first between people and God, and then between people… [more]
As Christians, we are called to a life of repentance. We sometimes view this as a dour endeavor, constantly seeking out sin and reliving pain, shame, and guilt. Other times, we view this as a systematic endeavor, planning to live righteously and then reacting to the odious… [more]
Failure is universal. All of us at some point will fail at something. Most likely we will fail at lots of things. Some of these things will be big and some of them will be small… The boy who asks his crush out on a date only to be rejected, the girl who… [more]