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Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Concrete Box

Of all the labels you could put on me, one of the truest would be that I am a “feeler.” For those unfamiliar with this colloquialism, this means that I find myself particularly aware of and sensitive to the immediate emotions of myself… [more]

Justice Smiles and Asks No More
Justice Smiles and Asks No More

Justice is a central theme in the Christian worldview. It is a fair and needed answer to the dissonance of the world in which we live. Plato understood justice to mean “harmony.” In The Republic, he wrote of harmony with self and harmony with others as being the central tenet to… [more]

A Calling (and Coffee)
A Calling (and Coffee)

On Sunday, February 15, Southwood ordained and/or installed eight new officers elected by the congregation to church leadership. In the following reflection, one of these newly ordained elders offers his perspective on the journey in his heart from nomination to ordination.

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Ask A Pastor
Ask A Pastor

Q: “What makes a Presbyterian church different from other denominations?”

A: This is one of the questions I get most often, and there are a lot of different ways to answer it depending upon which other churches one is comparing with… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

The Session is excited to see the way God has been at work in our congregation during a very full two months to start the year. We recently ordained several new church officers and concluded the month of February with an Officers Retreat to pray and plan together. We invite you to join… [more]

All That Is Fair: Thanks be to God
All That Is Fair: Thanks be to God

21 So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand. 22 For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being, 23 but I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Mountain-top Experience

I have always loved conferences. As a youth, weeks at the beach were vital in my learning the wonders of God’s grace in deeper ways. Weekends at state parks were formative in developing friendships that last to this day. Church missions… [more]

How Do You Pay Your Bills?
How Do You Pay Your Bills?

My guess is that most of you reading this article pay your bills, clothe your family, and purchase groceries with money from your paycheck. In fact, I bet if someone asked you “how should I best provide for myself and my family to keep us out of poverty?” you would answer, “get… [more]

Dust to Dust, Ashes to Ashes
Dust to Dust, Ashes to Ashes

Being human is a tricky and curious notion.  We have bodies, minds, and wills of our own.  Seemingly, our autonomy knows no bounds.  Yet each one of us, if we are honest, is aware of deficiency in our lives.  We do our best to exert control over so many things, yet… [more]