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

Worship with us 10:00 a.m. Sundays

Past Events

Elderberries Visit Town Hall Theater

The Elderberries are going to the Town Hall Theater on Sunday, September 15 at 3:00pm to see the children perform in Disney’s “Frozen Junior.” Tickets normally cost $16.00, but for us to go as a group, the tickets will be only $12.00 if you get them from Jacque.  If anyone is interested in attending with us, at the group rate, please contact Jacque Ryan…

Mom To Mom

MOM TO MOM Mom to Mom is a time of fellowship for Moms to discuss the joys and struggles of parenting, and raising children within the Christian faith. Childcare is provided in the Nursery. Mom to Mom meets from 9 – 11 am, on the 2nd and 4th Fridays September – May.

Church Tour

Steve Davis will offer a tour of the church, following Worship. Meet him at the Welcome Center for this tour which will take about 45 minutes.

Faith of a Mockingbird

Sin. Redemption. Wisdom. Love. All are themes comprising Harper Lee’s masterpiece novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. This influential and transformative work is a lens through which we can understand our place in the world, how we play a role in God’s story, and what it means to live out a hopeful faith in a broken world.  On August 4, we will begin a five-week…

Blessing of the Backpacks and Fall Fling

Join us for the August 25 Blessing of the Backpacks service followed by the Fall Fling in the CFC. During worship, children and their backpacks will be blessed for the new school year. Afterward, enjoy a delicious lunch and tour A Great Start Preschool. Please RSVP by calling the church office (937) 433-1810 by August 20.

Reception for Laura Nile

Our new Associate Pastor, Laura Nile’s first day at the church will be Tuesday, August 13, and her first Sunday will be August 18. I hope you can be at church that Sunday to welcome Laura and greet her at the reception after worship that day.

Sunday School Prep Work Day

Help prepare the classrooms for children and youth Sunday School. Painting, cleaning and stocking rooms is needed. Contact Kim Catchpole for more information.

Reception for Steve Schumm

The congregation and staff of Southminster are going to miss our Interim Associate Pastor, Rev. Steve Schumm! His last Sunday will be August 11, and I hope that you can be at church to wish him well and stay for the reception after worship that day.  The Personnel Team has provided note cards and envelopes that you can pick up in the Narthex to…

Third Thirty Workshop

Join us for a fun and informative workshop. The planned topics are: Learning as We Age/Teaching Others as They Age; Downsizing; Who to Call for Help: The Ombudsman Office; Life Reviews, and Helping with Aging Parents. For planning purposes, please respond by email to JanetOptimist@gmail.com.  There will be a light lunch after the workshop which will allow more time for discussion and fellowship.