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It all begins with a smile and a handshake

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My wife and I both grew up in a small church of less than 300 members in a small town of rural America. Everybody knew everybody and everything about everybody. We moved to Lincoln 17 years ago and began the process of finding a church. Sadly, I quit going for a while (I never left God, just...

SING! Free Music Workshop

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Saturday, January 26 • 11am–2pm All are invited to attend a music workshop at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  Presenters: Joslyn Henderson and Jonathan Hehn from SiNG! the Center for Congregational Song. Workshop Topics Include: Black Hymnody Matters: Tindley, Jones, and...

The Pew Across the Aisle

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Southwood shows that they are a caring community in many public ways—caring for the less fortunate through Clinic With a Heart, Holiday Giving Trees, Matt Talbot Kitchen, the Gathering Place, summer garden—just some examples of this “public” list. However, often the...

Let them know you care!

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Being a Team Lead on Sunday mornings gives me ample opportunities to visit with members while performing my duties. On one of those mornings I was stationed in the office between services to answer the phone or questions from members who stop in. During that time, in walked a member that I...