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SOUTHSIDE ELDERS ROLE & COVENANT

The Southside Elders believe in the following description of our roles and responsibilities presented in the Bible. THE WORK OF ELDERS The New Testament is quite specific concerning the work of elders.  They are: to teach (1 Timothy 3:2; 5:17; … Continue reading

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ANGRY YOUNG MEN

A news commentator, discussing two sports figures – a jockey and a hockey player – described them as “angry young men.”  He said, in substance, that both were “mad at the world.” The expression “angry young men” has been applied … Continue reading

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FINAL – HISTORY OF THE SOUTHSIDE CHURCH #7 – GRASPING OUR OPPORTUNITIES

#7 in a series on the history of the Southside Church of Christ (Final) Southside has undergone many changes over the years. As families move away and other families move in our needs constantly change. The recent past has been … Continue reading

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HISTORY OF THE SOUTHSIDE CHURCH #6 – INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

The dawn of the 21st century brought changes to Southside.  Glenn Hawley, who had served as minister of the gospel for ten years, moved to Memphis, TN in 2002.  He was succeeded by Bobby Valentine who preached for the church … Continue reading

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History of the Southside Church #5 – EXPANSION & GROWTH

 Expansion and Growth The decade of the 1990’s was one of expansion and growth.  A two-level building addition in 1992 doubled the floor space of the church facilities.  Indebtedness was retired in 2000 and new pews and church furniture were … Continue reading

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History of the Southside Church #4 – Broadening the Horizons

Broadening the Horizons  The late 1970’s saw significant changes for Southside.  Since its beginnings the church had made decisions in business meetings.  This worked well in material things, but fell short in spiritual matters.  It was decided that an effort … Continue reading

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History of the Southside Church #3 – Reaching Out to the Community

Reaching Out to the Community  1962 was a significant year for Southside.  Construction of the new building was under way and members donated hundreds of hours of labor in addition to the contractual work.  On completion the property was valued … Continue reading

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History of the Southside Church #2 – A Building id Planned

A Building Is Planned  The new congregation averaged 36 for worship in the first quarter of its existence, but the number grew gradually until it reached a record attendance of 87 in early 1961.  The first annual one-week vacation Bible … Continue reading

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May 24, 2015

This week Each family, members and visitors, is encouraged to fill out a yellow Connection Card and place it in the collection basket. A farewell is planned for Meaghen Krebsbach immediately after worship in the fellowship hall.  Punch, cake, fruit, … Continue reading

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History of the Southside Church – #1 – THE BEGINNINGS

The Beginnings The origins of the Southside Church are rooted in the American Restoration Movement dating to 1800.  The movement was a coalition of several independent back-to-the-Bible efforts, primarily in the Southern and Mid-western parts of our country.  It grew … Continue reading

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