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

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.

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…

Church Tour

A tour of Southminster church will be offered by Hospitality Host Steve Davis following worship. Steve will meet people near the Welcome Center. The tour will take approximately 45 minutes. Advance registration is not necessary, but helpful and can be noted in the Friendship pad.

Choir and Bell Choir – First Rehearsal

THE CHOIR AND BELL CHOIR season are starting soon! First rehearsals will occur Wednesday, August 29th! Bell Choir: 8/29/19 @ 4:00 pm in Sanctuary Choir: 8/29/19 @ 7:00 pm in Sanctuary If you have interest in joining either ensemble please contact Ruth. Cannot wait to start the new music season!!

Fall Fling & Blessing of the Backpacks

Join us as we honor and bless students and teachers at this important time of year. As students young and old start journeys in search of knowledge and wisdom, may God’s Blessings help them find new beginnings and fresh starts. The day will start with Worship and the children’s Blessings in the Sanctuary at 10:00am, followed by a Picnic Lunch in the CFC/Pavilion, Games on…

Secrets of the Vine Book Discussion

This class is a book discussion on the 15th chapter of the Gospel of John. Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, the author, explores what it means to have abundant life in Christ and how to experience the joy of making maximum impact for God. We will look at four levels of fruit bearing and three surprising secrets that will open your eyes to your unrealized potential in…

AED / CPR Training

FREE 2 hour combined AED/CPR training session. A certificate of completion will be given to everyone attending, and an official certification card can be purchased from the trainer following the event for $15. This training is useful for anyone, and can be used outside of Southminster. If interested, please contact Jeannette Woodworth at JLWoodworth@woh.rr.com or 937-765-0908 by August 19th.

Youth Outing – Pool Party

Celebrate the end of summer with a splash! Youth and your friends are invited to a pool party at the Parker’s House. Grades 4-12. Friends are welcome! RSVP to Kim by Friday, August 19.

Summer Gardening and Music Program

There will be a mid-worship opportunity for children and youth ages 4-12 beginning May 27. Ruth Mappes and Kim Catchpole will alternate leading “Music with Ruth” and “Gardening with Kim.” Older youth who are interested in assisting with these programs should talk to Kim or Ruth. Parents should consider dressing their child in appropriate clothing on gardening days. May 27           Gardening with Kim…

Church Family Fun Night

“pARTy” Fun Night – Southminster’s third Summer Fun Night.  The night will begin with a delicious Pasta Dinner followed with an exciting evening of art and craft activities. Everyone has a hidden artist hidden inside. Come and discover your creative self and help put ART in the “pARTy”. FOOD, FUN, FELLOWSHIP and SUPPLIES are all provided.  Don’t miss the night.  SIGN-UP in Narthex…