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Greece Mission Completed (for now)

Theresa Jones - August 10, 2019

Dear family,

I have been back in the states for a few days now; getting over a stomach bug, exhaustion, and some vertigo issues. Thank you all for the prayers of a safe return; it has been quite the journey.

The last few days of my time at the camp was spent...more >>

Wednesday Family Fellowship

Paige Findley - June 03, 2019

Have you had the opportunity to join us for First Wednesday Fellowship in the last few months? Well, perhaps you've noticed some of the changes that have taken place? Even the seating arrangement in the sanctuary is different.

Having a larger meeting place is still...more >>

Deacons: Called to Serve

Paige Findley - June 07, 2018

(from June 2018's First Wednesday Prayer & Devotional)

Who is the minister of SC? We are, all of us!

Folks tend to regard the pastor as the minister in the church, and indeed we ought to be, but you well know from Scripture that the Lord says that...more >>

Bulletins and Subscriptions

Paige Findley - January 22, 2018

"Wait... Does that say 'Bulletins'?" Yes, you read that right!

I'm told Sunday morning bulletins have been long desired by the church family.

So, this last Sunday, we offered our very first ever South Church bulletin. Yay!

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Restoring Sunday Mornings

Paige Findley - January 03, 2018

I'm grateful the Lord provided an opportunity this past Sunday morning for the South Church family to think about the "Fuel, Flame & Fire" of our faith as we enter 2018.

Church Sunday Everyday

The sermon began with a word from Jeremiah...more >>

Thank You Lord!

Paige Findley - December 30, 2017

Just a quick word of thanks to all those who were able to make it to the Christmas Eve services this past Sunday. It was the busiest Sunday we've enjoyed together in a long time!

Morning Proclaim

We began with Christmas songs & Scripture at...more >>

All We Want For Christmas

Bobbi Grimmer - December 12, 2017

The Lord is moving in remarkable ways across the board in our church plants. The common factor seems to be that God is still using His Gospel to change the lives of people, on campus, in Worship, among lots of different people groups and raising up evangelists and...more >>

FWPD and Christmas Eve Plans

Paige Findley - December 07, 2017

PLEASE READ: Important info regarding Christmas Eve.

transcript of last night's devotional


Anyone know the three pillars of Restore?

sharing life together - living on mission - growing in truth

When...more >>

Always Praising

Joseph Morrow - October 16, 2017

I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! -Psalm 34.1-3
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He Put A New Song In My Mouth

Joseph Morrow - October 09, 2017

He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. -Psalm 40.2-3b

He put a new song in my mouth. What...more >>

Worship Is The Ongoing Completion Of Love

Joseph Morrow - September 29, 2017

It is not out of compliment that lovers keep on telling one another how beautiful they are; the delight is incomplete till it is expressed. - C.S. Lewis

Lewis explains one major motivation for our worship: we hold the Lord so dear...more >>


Bobbi Grimmer - September 25, 2017

I was impressed, this morning, by a Martin Luther quote " Faith is acceptance of acceptance." What can he mean?

Ephesians 1 explains how God chose us "in Him" from before the foundation of the world and that, to the praise of his glorious grace, we have been...more >>

"Pray without ceasing..."

Bobbi Grimmer - September 08, 2017

Can you believe it's already September and another school year has begun!? Well, that means that all of our church plants are in full swing in their various places of service. The news is good... and not so good. more >>

Bless The LordO My Soul

Joseph Morrow - September 04, 2017

We will be opening Proclaim this Sunday with "10,000 Reasons", a song based on Psalm 103. This week's blog is simple and to the point: like David, let us prepare our heart to bless the Lord "with all that is within us." David gives reason upon reason why we should....more >>

He Has Already Given us everything

Joseph Morrow - August 28, 2017

And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you. -Psalm 39.7

This single verse really hit home with me as I was reading today. What else is there to long for? Are you weighed down by the promises of the world? Are you...more >>

On Racism & Blessing

Paige Findley - December 09, 2014

This past Sunday during the "How Now Shall We Live" portion of the sermon, I couldn't help but note the look of confusion on lots of faces. I thought it...more >>