News & Updates

HOPE Offering

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Offerings given during the Thanksgiving Eve Service will be dedicated to Southwood’s Lincoln Hunger Missions. Give today:  Meal Distribution Locations: F Street Recreation Center Gathering Place Matt Talbot Neighborhood Food Distribution—Center for People in Need Northeast...

Where does Our General Giving Go?

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It’s a question I get from time to time. People want to know how their giving makes a difference at Southwood. Personally, I also want to know how my giving makes a difference. The pie chart below seeks to share a story of how our giving to Southwood is used to serve God’s purposes...

Abundant Life

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For as long as we have been members of Southwood, the “Apple Sermon” has been a staple for our annual stewardship campaign. The analogy really stuck out to us about the importance of giving thanks to God and giving back to him from all of the blessings we have received. Our theme...

Living Out Our Mission

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We are very thankful for you, the volunteers, who help us live our Mission Vision of Hope, Healing, Education and Empowerment. Below are some of the amazing ways, our volunteers have helped us live out our mission this past year! In our Community: Served over 153,000 meals in our...

Leaving a Legacy!

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In 2003, during her orthodontic visits, Southwood’s Dr. Dennis Claridge encouraged Kay to travel to Honduras. She hesitated—what about her kids, her husband, her job? At her final visit, Dr. Claridge agreed to remove the braces from her teeth only if she agreed to go to...