• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Wyketa Shipman
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Associate Pastor, Discipleship
  • Shannon Clark
    Administrative Assistant
  • James Parker
    Chief Musician
  • Peter Render
    Assistant Pastor, Youth/Families
  • Christine Betts
    Assistant Director, Youth/Families
  • Ty Commons
    Youth & Families Intern
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
  • Derrick Harris
    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding & Young Families
  • Angela Sierk
    Director, Children's Ministry
  • Niña Banta Cash
    Director, Nursery
  • Robert Blevins
    Director, Community Development
  • Janice Crowson
    Director, Facilities/Finance
  • Daniel Brown
    Print & Digital Media Specialist
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  • VBS Donations

    Our Superheroes VBS is almost here and we are still in need of a few donated supplies:

    Things To Borrow:
    Ladders, Box Fans, Superhero-themed decorations/props, Cutting Boards, Pizza Cutters

    Things to Donate:
    Ziploc Bags, Crayons, Stickers, Hot Glue Sticks, Glue Sticks, Sponge Paint Brushes, White Cardstock Paper, Avery 5160 Labels, PlayDoh, Sidewalk Chalk, White Paper Plates, Small Packs of Tissue, Hand Wipes, Green Frog Tape, Scotch Tape, Blue Sticy Tack, Brads, Ribbon, Yarn, 8oz. Water Bottles, Goldfish, Hand Sanitizer, Bubble Solution, Bandaids, Sharpie Markers, AA Batteries.

    Any of these items can be dropped off at the Church Office Monday - Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm or Friday 9:00am to Noon.


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  • No K1Worship/No Kids Connect ClassesSun, May 26
    When: Sunday, May 26 at 9:00am
    Where: K1Worship Room

    There is no K1Worship or Kids Connect Hour, Sunday, May 26 in honor of Memorial Day. Please consider particpating in the Prayer Walk instead!
  • Prayer WalkSun, May 26
    When: Sunday, May 26 at 10:45am
    Where: Meet in the Connect Community rooms.

    The Community Development team is organizing a Prayer Walk for Sunday, May 26, following the worship service. Participants will be divided into groups to go and pray at the ministry sites of several of our local mission partners. All ages are welcome, and you should be finished by noon. No registration is required. Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with any questions.
  • Youth Summer Kick-OffWed, May 29
    When: Wednesday, May 29 at 1:00pm
    Where: The Lodge

    A fun event for all students that have completed 6-12 grade. Wear a swimsuit and sunscreen and bring a towel. Event is from 1-4pm.
  • Churchwide BBQSun, Jun 2
    When: Sunday, June 2 at 12:00pm
    Where: Southwood Lodge, 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for our upcoming Churchwide BBQ at the Lodge, on Sunday, June 2, following the Connect Hour.
  • CLIMBMon, Jun 17
    When: Monday, June 17 at 9:00am
    Where: Southwood Lodge

    Climb is for completed 6th & 7th graders and their friends! We will serve in the community at a couple different places during the week. Join us!
  • VBS 2019Mon, Jun 17
    When: Monday, June 17 at 9:00am
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church

    VBS at Southwood Presbyterian Church exists to give K-5th grade students an opportunity to meet Jesus and grow in their understanding of a relationship with Him through fun activities that focus on Scripture, Community and Leadership Development.

    With that in mind, we hope your child will join us this week for a fun-filled, gospel-packed Super Heroes Week - where we will discover the heart of a Super Hero! Register at southwood.org/vbs
  • Slugs & Bugs Family ConcertFri, Aug 23
    When: Friday, August 23 at 6:30pm
    Where: Church Sanctuary

    Get your tickets now! More information at http://www.southwood.org/slugsandbugs

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Pastor’s Note: The Benefits of the Resurrection
Pastor’s Note: The Benefits of the Resurrection

“For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his. We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be… [more]

VBS: Who’s the Hero of Your Story?
VBS: Who’s the Hero of Your Story?

In the movie Superman Returns, Superman is having a conversation with Lois Lane and it goes like this:

Superman: “Listen; what do you hear?” Lois Lane: “Nothing.” Superman: “I hear everything. You wrote that the world doesn’t need a savior, but every day I hear… [more]

The Unifying Savior: How Jesus helps us connect word and deed in his Church’s mission
The Unifying Savior: How Jesus helps us connect word and deed in his Church’s mission

What does the Bible mean when it talks about “justice,” and is that really a “Gospel issue”? Isn’t the Church supposed to focus on spiritual matters and not get distracted by other concerns? Is it possible we’re losing sight of the Gospel in an effort to pursue mercy ministry… [more]

Our Seniors
Our Seniors

As we prepare for our seniors to go off on their new adventures, we desperately long for them to be fishers for community. Most of your children look forward to becoming nurses, architects, or lawyers, but first they are fish and called to be fishers. High-Life exists because believers… [more]

Ask a Pastor with Derrick Harris
Ask a Pastor with Derrick Harris

How is God’s power “made perfect” in our weaknesses, sufferings, and hardships as written in 2 Corinthians 12:9?

Excellent question! First, let’s take a look at this verse in context. When we do that, I hope that… [more]

All That’s Fair: Elvis Presley Blues
All That’s Fair: Elvis Presley Blues

“You must have the humility to work out your own salvation in a darkness where you are absolutely alone … And so it takes heroic humility to be yourself and to be nobody but the man, or artist, that God intended you to be.” - Thomas Merton

When I was young, my… [more]

Pastor’s Note: I Thank My God…
Pastor’s Note: I Thank My God…

As you read Paul’s letters to the churches, you notice quickly how much he prays for those people he loves so much. In particular, you notice that he begins his prayers over and over with thanksgiving to God for these churches. Now Paul also sees problems and struggles in every community,… [more]

Introducing the Southwood App
Introducing the Southwood App

During the 2019 annual congregational meeting, we introduced the Southwood App. It was a Sunday I had been looking forward to for quite some time. Now, just a few weeks after its introduction, it’s awesome to see just how many people are using it.

The Southwood app is updated… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

At the annual congregational meeting in February, we rejoiced together in God’s gracious provision for Southwood and in many encouraging ways God is at work to advance his kingdom here and around the world. The congregation elected Andes Hoyt to the office of ruling elder in the church,… [more]