• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
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    Executive Assistant
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    Assistant Pastor, Discipleship
  • Peter Render
    Assistant Pastor, Youth/Families
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    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
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    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
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    Director of Facilities/Office
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    All Sunday School Classes are cancelled for Sunday, November 26. The church office will be closed Wednesday through Friday of this week and will reopen on Monday, November 27, at 9:00am. Sr. High-Life will resume on November 26, and Jr. High-Life will resume on November 29.


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Pastor’s Note: Faith Like a Child
Pastor’s Note: Faith Like a Child

Have you ever considered the ways in which the ever-present faithfulness of our Heavenly Father sneaks up on us and reveals itself?  During a particularly challenging parenting day, while on our Fall Break vacation (thank you, father and mother-in law), my oldest son and I were… [more]

Session Update

We just finished two busy and exciting Sundays as we enjoyed HeyDay and a Presbytery-wide Reformation service. The Session would like to thank all our members who served so graciously to make both of those events possible. What a great privilege to welcome over 1,000 friends and neighbors… [more]

The Dangerous Act of Giving
The Dangerous Act of Giving

I can hardly believe this is Southwood’s seventh year to collect toys for Santa’s Secret Shop. As part of Second Mile’s Pride for Parents, Santa’s Secret Shop gives parents the chance to purchase new toys at reduced prices. Parents can even volunteer and earn store credit for… [more]

Core Commitments: The Least, Lost, Littlest, Lonely, and Left-Out
Core Commitments: The Least, Lost, Littlest, Lonely, and Left-Out

We strive to love the least, the lost, the littlest, the lonely, and the left-out.

Because we are aware of our own weaknesses and dependence upon God, we want to introduce fellow sinners to the Great Physician, in whom the broken and hurting find refuge… [more]

Reflections on Racial Reconciliation
Reflections on Racial Reconciliation

I recently finished teaching a Sunday School class on racial reconciliation. If I’m asked how this class has changed me, I would say I’ve become more heartbroken and joyful than I’ve been in a long time. 

Heartbroken and joyful? Aren’t those at opposite ends of the scale?… [more]

All That Is Fair: Flesh and Blood
All That Is Fair: Flesh and Blood

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it actually make any noise?  We’ve all heard that riddle before.  It can send your mind into pretzel mode if you overthink it.  I can’t presume to be an expert on such matters, but I can give… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Nervous Excitement
As I’ve been preparing this week for a trip to India later this month, I’ve felt two sets of emotions increasing at the same time: nervous anxiety right alongside exhilarating excitement. I want to share just a little window into my heart… [more]

Session Update

The Session is excited to announce the hiring of Robert Blevins to be our Director of Community Development. Robert has been working with our denomination’s Mission to North America agency to equip churches around the country for mercy ministry and community development. Please be… [more]

Core Commitments: Relationships
Core Commitments: Relationships

We are Driven by Relationships
It is people who are in need of God’s grace, and it is in the hearts and lives of people that God’s kingdom is first and foremost extended. So we genuinely love people and are committed to developing life-giving relationships… [more]