• Will Spink
    Senior Pastor
  • Rita Clardy
    Executive Assistant
  • Ron Clegg
    Assistant Pastor, Shepherding
  • Peter Render
    Director of High-Life
  • Winnie Winford
    High-Life Assistant Director
  • Kim Delchamps
    Administrative Assistant
    High-Life/Children
  • Niña Banta
    Director of Children's Ministry
  • Sarah Niemitz
    Director of Community Development/Assimilation
  • Janice Crowson
    Director of Facilities/Office
  • General Contact
    For all other purposes
 
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  • Women’s RetreatFri, Mar 24
    When: 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
  • Southwood Night at Rosie’sMon, Apr 3
    When: Monday, April 3 at 5:00pm
    Where: 7540 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35802

    Join us in supporting the Peru Mission Team by dining with your family or Small Group at Rosie’s on South Parkway, Monday, April 3 between 5:00 and 9:00pm. 18% of your check total (pre-tax) will go to support the mission trip.
  • VBS 2017: Adventures In NarniaMon, Jun 5
    When: Monday, June 5 at 9:00am
    Where: Southwood Presbyterian Church, 1000 Carl T. Jones Drive, Huntsville

    Save the Date for VBS 2017: Adventures In Narnia, June 5-8, from 9:00am to Noon! Ages: Kindergarten - 5th grade; CLIMB - 6th grade only (Ascent). More details to follow!
  • Peru Mission 2017Fri, Jun 2
    When: 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 24
    When: 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!

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ARTICLES AND UPDATES

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

The Wonder of Beloved Dust

About this time last year, I wrote the following words about being installed as Southwood’s senior pastor: “It is such a great joy to get to serve with and share life with people who love you and your family so well, and… [more]

Re-Thinking Our Work Day
Re-Thinking Our Work Day

In high school I spent several weeks every summer serving in an orphanage in the Peruvian jungle. I was a hard-core mission tripper. My favorite days were the ones that started early, involved hauling heavy bags of sand and concrete up the river bank, pouring foundations, and ended… [more]

Session Update
Session Update

At the annual congregational meeting in February, we celebrated together many exciting ways God is at work to advance his kingdom through Southwood—in Huntsville, in the Middle East, and many places in between. We are grateful for his gracious provision for our church during the past… [more]

Ask A Pastor
Ask A Pastor

Short-Term Missions

Q) How beneficial are these expensive short-term mission trips?

A) Sitting at a table with a new friend in a local restaurant back in 1994, my excitement grew with every word.  He was… [more]

Upcoming Sunday School Classes
Upcoming Sunday School Classes

Gospel Driven Parenting: How the Gospel Informs, Shapes, and Empowers Us As Parents
Taught by Ron Clegg • Ages under 35 and 35-45
What do you think of yourself as a parent?  Were you prepared for the task when the offspring arrived? … [more]

Curl Up With: Mission Accomplished
Curl Up With: Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished: A Two-Week Family Easter Devotional
By Scott James

Nearly two thousand years ago, a wooden cross and an empty tomb served as the setting for the greatest rescue mission in history. Of course, the mission is none other than… [more]

All That Is Fair: Cold, Cold Heart
All That Is Fair: Cold, Cold Heart

Sometimes when I read the Bible, I try to imagine myself in God’s shoes. In both the Old and New Testaments, there are so many places where you see a picture of God or Jesus being vulnerable about how they feel.  And in those vignettes we see a relatability, an opportunity… [more]

Pastor’s Note
Pastor’s Note

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]

Single in the Church
Single in the Church

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]