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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...

Navigating Difficult Life Journeys

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An excerpt of Bob Bauerle’s June 18, 2018 Daily Devotional No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing he will also provide the way out so that you may be able to endure it...