Our vision: To be the head, heart and hands of Jesus Christ, driven by God’s love for our church and the world beyond.

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The Church Has Left The Building

“Don’t just GO to church, BE the church!” Southminster’s Vision Statement says that we seek “to be the head, heart and hands of Jesus Christ, driven by God’s love for our church and the world beyond.” Every Sunday, as we worship together in the Sanctuary, we pay attention to the part of that statement that engages our head and heart. Our Mission…

Genealogy Interest Group

A new genealogy group is getting off the ground as a place to share genealogy information. This can be anywhere from how to get started, how to use Find-A-Grave, to using on-line resources (state and local resources, Facebook groups, Ancestry, etc.). Kathy Jester is the contact person for the group. Her email is r.a.jester@sbcglobal.net. First meeting is a lunch and a meet and greet. Please bring…

Peace Offering

One of the four offerings the Presbyterian Church asks us to participate in is the Peace & Global Witness Offering on October 7. This offering helps to promote Peace by addressing injustice across the world. Our congregation retains 25% of this offering to promote peace in the Dayton, with 25% going to the Presbytery for their ministries of peace and reconciliation, and 50% to…


Everyone over the age of 55 is invited to join the Elderberries on October 5 in the CFC for fellowship, lunch and a program on Wright Patterson Air Force Base’s newest hangar. Fellowship is at 11:00 followed by lunch at 11:30 and the program at 12:00. Lunch will be sloppy joes, tossed salad, and lemon dessert and can be purchased for $7.00 or you can…

Congregational Meeting

A brief Congregational Meeting, for the purpose of electing Dale Berger to fill an opening on the Nominating Committee, will take place  following worship.

Inquirer’s Class

Interested in membership? Interested in just learning more about Southminster? If so, please join us after worship at 11:30 a.m. for a gathering with the pastor and members of the church who would like to listen to your questions and share their perspectives on our congregation. Our meeting should last about an hour and a half, so grab some coffee and a…

Flu Clinic

Cough, Sneeze, Sniffle, Wheeze . . . Don’t let the flu ruin your holidays.  Southminster will again be hosting a flu clinic to help the community and members make sure they are vaccinated against the flu!  Community and members welcome! Walk-ins only. (Those going to the Inquirer’s Class can skip to the front of the line.)

Conflict in the Church: Entrusted with the Message of Reconciliation

Richard Blackburn, Executive Director of Lombard Mennonite Peace Center (LMPC) will lead a workshop to help anyone interested in improving their ability to handle conflict effectively, whether in the church, the home, the workplace, or the community. You can find more information here.

Book Discussion: The Hate U Give

Anyone who enjoys a good book is invited to a discussion on “The Hate U Give”. This story is about a 16 year old African-American girl whose world falls apart when she witnesses the shooting death of her friend by a white policeman. It is a gritty portrayal of life through her eyes as she copes with the situation and the growing…

Requests Due for College Care Packages

If you would like your student who is attending college away from home to receive a care package to let them know members of their home congregation are thinking of them, we need their school address. Please send their name and address to Darlene Irwin (irwind@woh.rr.com) or contact the church office before September 17.

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