WEDNESDAY
Our mid-week Bible Studies are offered on Wednesdays at 1:00 and 6:30. These are available online and on campus. We've begun a comprehensive overview of Christian belief and theology designed to hone our understanding.

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BIBLE STUDY AUDIO
Did you miss a week of Bible study? Perhaps you cannot attend on Wednesdays...
You can click on the links found here to go back to previous weeks and catch up or fill in. If you cannot attend on Wednesdays, you can participate through these recordings.
THIS SUNDAY
What does it really mean to be the people of God?

WORSHIP THROUGH OCTOBER:
  • 9:15 OUTSIDE and on 90.5 FM - Facebook Live
  • 10:30 INSIDE and on YouTube LIVESTREAM
LIVESTREAM NOTE: The livestream will begin at 10:20AM, the service will begin at 10:30. This is a link to the Southminster YouTube page. Once there you will need to click on the livestream. Once the livestream is complete (est. 11:35) it takes a while for it to be converted to a video on our page but it will be available as a video on Sunday afternoon.
SUN, OCT 17: 11:30-6:00PM: LAKE RETREAT
  • Join us for a day of fun on the lake. Bring a towel and a swimsuit, we will leave right after the 10:30 worship service and go to Lake Wylie where we will have lunch, fun and fellowship. We will return to the church at 6:00PM for parent pick-up.
SUN, OCT 24: 6:00-7:30PM: BACK PACKING
  • It might not be what you think... when we say "back packing" we won't be hiking through the woods, rather, packing backpacks with food for Gaston Country students who have food insecurities. We will talk a little more about what this means while we participate in this act of service.
SUN, OCT 31: 5:00-8:00: HALLOWEEN FIREPIT
  • Maybe you already have plans for the 31st but before you go out and about, we invite you to the Oedy home for a firepit, smores and snacks. If you're heading somewhere else - drop in on your way. If you don't have any plans, stick around and we'll travel the neighborhood in search of candy and treats!
THIS SUNDAY AT A GLANCE
9:15AM
  • Outdoor worship @ PICNIC PAVILION
  • Childcare @ PLAYGROUND
  • Covenant Class in CLASSROOM 1
  • Youth Parent's Class in CONFERENCE ROOM
10:00AM
  • Refreshments @ WEST ENTRY
10:30AM
  • Indoor worship in the GYM
  • Youth Class @ PICNIC PAVILION
  • Childcare @ PLAYGROUND
11:30 AM
  • Youth Group meets to leave for Lake Retreat
IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE
As we continue to move forward into both our new construction and new developments in the pandemic, here are some important dates to be aware of at Southminster.


October 17th
  • Following worship the Praise Team and AV volunteers will begin moving the instruments and AV equipment into the new sanctuary in preparation for our transition.

October 24th and 31st
  • We will use pre-recorded music prominently in worship to allow the AV and praise teams time to work on installation and acclimation to the new space while they practice and complete the transition and installation.

November 7th
  • We will have a “Soft Open” for our new sanctuary as we return to one Sunday morning service at 10:30. This will be proceeded by classes at 9:15 and fellowship at 10:00. This is a “soft open” because our new chairs and some of our furnishings will not be in place yet. We will use chairs we have on hand, and some being loaned to us from another congregation.

January 9th, 2022
  • This is the new date we are targeting for our official dedication. We anticipate our new chairs will arrive in North Carolina in late November / early December. Once the chairs are here, we will set the official date and confirm / finalize preparations. Additionally, this is the same date as the first worship service in Southminster history, January 9, 1994. REMEMBER: for now, this date is in pencil.
PRAYER REQUESTS

  • MARK DAVIS who is recovering from knee surgery.
  • KRIS YAVELAK'S DAUGHTER VERONICA who is a year into dealing with Covid "long-haulers" symptoms.
SUPPORTING SOUTHMINSTER
Please support Southminster with a financial gift today. To support Southminster financially in this historic season takes an extra effort of intentionality. Thank you to those who have so faithfully continued their financial support of Southminster.

To support the ministry of Southminster, you can:

  • drop your contribution in the deposit box on Sunday morning
  • drop a check off at the office Monday - Thursday 9:00-1:00
  • set up Southminster as a payee in your online banking
  • click on the link below to make a digital gift
  • mail a check to the church:
Southminster Church
ATTN: Brenda Baker
1401 Hoffman Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
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