• Will Spink
    Associate Pastor / Director of Shepherding
  • Melissa Patterson
    Interim Administrative Director
  • Chad Townsley
    Associate Pastor / Director of High-Life
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Nancy McCreight
    Assistant Director of Children
  • Kim Delchamps
    Admin. Assistant Children/High-Life
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Jonathan Barnette
    Director of Communication
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
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  • Church Office Closed

    The church office will be closed Friday, July 3, for the holiday weekend. We will reopen Monday, July 6 at 9am.

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  • Water Wars: K-1st gradeThu, Jul 9
    When: Thursday, July 9 at 11:30am
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for fun in the sun where kids ages Kindergarten to 1st grade completed, can enjoy inflatable water slides, kiddie pools and sprinklers from 10:30am-12noon. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Water Wars: 2nd-5th gradeThu, Jul 9
    When: Thursday, July 9 at 2:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for Xtreme Water Wars where kids 2nd-5th grade completed can enjoy inflatable water slides, slip n' slides, and water games from 1pm-3pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Water Wars: 6th gradeThu, Jul 9
    When: Thursday, July 9 at 4:00pm
    Where: East Lawn, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us for Xtreme Water Wars where kids 6th grade completed can enjoy inflatable water slides, slip n' slides, and water games from 3pm-5pm. Bathing suit is required, don't forget to bring your towel and sun screen!
  • Family Movie NightFri, Aug 7
    When: Friday, August 7 at 6:00pm
    Where: The Lodge, 1000 Carl T Jones Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Come and join us for Movie Night with the Family! Fresh grilled hotdogs will be made available for $3 a person or $12 a family. Popcorn is free!!! Movie is TBA.
  • Children’s Ministry Leadership Training LunchSun, Aug 16
    When: Sunday, August 16 at 1:00pm
    Where: 1000 Carl T Jones Drive Huntsville, AL 35802

    Mark your calendar for August 16, 12noon-3pm for Children's Ministry Leadership Training lunch!! We've condensed the information to be pocket sized. Great time of training, team building and lots of fun! RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Witness Protection Christianity, Part 2 | Will Spink
Ephesians: Connected in Christ (14 of 20), Ephesians 4:25-32
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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Southwood and Race

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Southwood and race—not the .5K kind that is coming up later this month and for which I am feverishly training—but the more serious kind that has been in the news across the nation in recent days and… [more]

To Be A Girasole
To Be A Girasole

Girasoles (pronounced he-rah-so-lace) is the Spanish word for sunflower. It is also the namesake of the program for foster boys where Southwood recently sent a team of students and adult leaders to serve. Sunflowers, as you may know, follow the sun’s path throughout the day, taking… [more]

Why We Camp
Why We Camp

One Small Group’s Story

Someone in our small group once said, “This is like being in a youth group again, but now we can drive, have resources, and we make the rules!”

Our small group has really run with that youth group theme. Some of our events… [more]

Jobs for Life: A Personal Angle
Jobs for Life: A Personal Angle

A lot of people ask me what Jobs for Life is, and the simple answer can sound a little impersonal. “Jobs for Life is a biblically based jobs preparedness program that seeks to give hope to the hopeless through the dignity of work.” Great, but what does that ACTUALLY look like? Do… [more]

General Assembly Report
General Assembly Report

A Historic Night for the PCA—and Only the Beginning

There are many things that do not often characterize Presbyterian church meetings—particularly the annual General Assembly—including the following:
1) Spontaneous and lengthy seasons of prayer[more]

All That Is Fair: The Wages of Art
All That Is Fair: The Wages of Art

The Wages of Sin is Death. The Wages of Art… Not Much Better!

Art.  What is art?  It refers to an artifact or a performance that is made by a person or persons.  As Christians, we say we value people, yet we often neglect to consider the… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

Don’t Stop Resting

My body has recently been reminding me that I am not as young as I once was. I know this statement will cause many of you to roll your eyes. I am not saying that I am old at my age—I’m just saying I’m not 25 anymore. Entering well… [more]

Jesus Changes Everything
Jesus Changes Everything

Jesus Changes Everything
How Ephesians Shows the Gospel Impacting All of Life

I still remember holding my first child in the hospital, being overcome with joy and not believing how much I could love such a tiny baby. I also recall thinking to myself,… [more]

Short-term Missions
Short-term Missions

Short-term Missions in Our Own Backyard

This summer a great team is heading from Southwood to Peru for a short-term missions trip to partner with Scripture Union, one of our mission partners. The team members’ names are included on this page so that you can… [more]