News & Updates

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Ministry Changes Lives

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I have a passion for the MOPS Ministry because it changed my life. I was a new stay-at-home mom with two kids under 3 and was overwhelmed and lonely. I was invited to MOPS by a mom in an online group. But once I heard it was in a church, I was hesitant. I didn’t attend church nor was I...

Meeting Our Tanzania Scholarship Students

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I was blessed with the opportunity a few weeks ago to travel to Tanzania with my dad and nine other members from Southwood. There were many things to take away from this trip but one of the most prominent was meeting our scholarship students. Our family has supported several scholarship students...

You are a Blessing

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Most weekdays, the Southwood parking lot is fairly empty. There are the occasional driving lessons, or drone flyers, but not much action. One particular winter day a van parked in the lot caught the attention of someone visiting the prayer room. Noticing the van was occupied, he knocked on the...

ONE! leadership quotes

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Southwood is embarking on a journey based on Deidra Riggs’ book, ONE–Unity in a Divided World. Books are available now and this fall, we’ll launch into a movement that challenges each of us to open our hearts. This is how change begins. “I am so excited for Southwood to...

ONE intro video

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 This fall, Southwood is excited to take you on a journey through ONE—Unity in a Divided World by Deidra Riggs. This is not just a Small Group study—it’s a movement that changes how we think, how we act and how we love others well. Pick up a ONE book to read over the...

Middle School Mission Trip 2018

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This year the middle schoolers of Southwood Lutheran Church had the opportunity to visit Minnesota for four days. During our trip we had the chance to mix serving responsibilities with a couple fun outings. On the first evening we experienced the excitement of an MLB game . . . the Twins vs Red...