Local Mission Offering (June)
During the month of June, Southland Baptist Church is collecting a local mission offering to benefit partners in God’s mission throughout San Angelo. All gifts given to this offering go to support Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands, Faith in Action, Meals for the Elderly, and House of Faith. Our offering goal is $7,000. Thank you, in advance, for your support!
YOUTH CHOIR TOUR (JUNE 17-23)
The Youth Choir Tour will spend seven days on the road June 17-23. The tour will include Dallas, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Branson, Missouri. Students will sing at churches and ministry centers, and along the way, they will serve at food banks and homeless ministries. They will also tour Central High School and Visitors Center in Little Rock to hear one of our country's civil rights stories and experience two shows in Branson, including "Moses". Please pray for our kids as travel and serve during this trip.
TEX (TEACHING ENGLISH WITH EXCELLENCE) TRAINING (JUNE 24)
A basic ESL training for new ESL teachers will be held on Saturday, June 24 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Christian Women's Job Corp (1100 Martin Luther King, at the corner of 11th Street). Cost is $15.00 and includes a notebook and lunch. Please contact Karen Peiser if you have any questions or want to register at or (325) 651-7992.
MONDAY FUNDAY: ABILENE ZOO (JUNE 26)
Preschool & Elementary
Join us for Monday Funday as we travel to the Abilene Zoo! The SBC van will leave at 8:00 am. We will spend the morning feeding giraffes and admiring some of God's critters. We will grab a lunch in town then head back to church. Bring money for the park entry fee and lunch.
SWIM & BURGER (JUNE 26)
Join us for our annual Swim & Burger event at College Hills Swim & Racquet. It will take place on Monday, June 26 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Cost: $3 per person, with a family maximum of $15. Click here to get your tickets! (In the case of a rain out, burgers will be served in the MPB).
deep discipleship group (June 27)
The student ministry will meet for Deep Discipleship Group on Tuesday, June 27 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Location TBA.
Deep Discipleship Group provides in-depth Bible study during the summer for students who want it. We will be studying The Black Letters of Jesus: A lot of studies focus on Jesus' words - the red letters of Scripture. But what would it look like if we focused on his actions - the black letters? The Black Letters of Jesus is a curriculum based on the things Jesus did while he was here on earth. Click here an overview of the study.
Dates: June 27 || July 3, 20 || August 1, 8, 15
Brown Bag Bible Study (June 28)
Join us for our Brown Bag Bible Study every Wednesday at noon this summer! Bring your own lunch. Jill, Matt, and Tim will lead the study “The Good Book: 40 Chapters that Reveal the Bible’s Biggest Ideas” by Deron Spoo. Books are $15.00 each and are available in the church office.
YOUTH SPARK (JUNE 28)
Students will meet at the Soldano's house (3128 Scenic Vista Dr.) from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. We will have fun activities, food, s'mores, and other amazing things! Click here to RSVP.
WOMEN'S GATHERING (JUNE 28)
Join us for an evening of fellowship and worship at the Gathering on June 28 at 7:00 pm at the church. Bring a friend!
Independence Day (July 4)
Church Office Closed
The church office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
COSTA RICA MISSION TRIP (JULY 4-11)
During the week of July 4-11, Southland will send 30 youth and adults to serve with Iglesia Tierra Prometida in Grecia, Costa Rica. Please pray for this group as they serve and minister in this place.
Youth SPARK (July 5)
Our Costa Rica Team will be away, but our interns will still be in town. Any student who was not able to go to Costa Rica can come hang out at The Loft from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Join us for board games, pigs-in-a-blanket, sliders, & chips and salsa/guacamole! Click here to RSVP.
WOMEN'S GATHERING (JULY 5)
Join us for an evening of fellowship and worship at the Gathering on July 5 at 7:00 pm at the church. Bring a friend!
LEBANON MISSION TRIP (JULY 6-17)
Seven adults will be serving with Kids Alive International missionaries Jeremy and Sara Boucher in Beirut, Lebanon July 6-17. Please pray for this team as they travel and serve overseas.
MONDAY FUNDAY: NATURE CENTER (JULY 10)
Preschool & Elementary
Join us for Monday Funday at the Nature Center where we will get up close and personal with some native critters. The van will leave the church at 9:45 am or you can meet us there at 7409 Knickerbocker Road. Kids will return to the church at noon.
KIDS EAT FREE (JULY 10-AUGUST 11)
Southland's Kids Eat Free summer missions emphasis will be July 10 through August 11. During Kids Eat Free, we will prepare and serve meals to children every weekday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at our designated feeding site. Volunteers are needed to serve on food prep teams, serving teams, and activity teams. For more information, contact Shelley Blanton ( ) or Sari Martin ( ). Thank you for serving the children of our community!
WOMEN'S GATHERING (JULY 12)
Join us for an evening of fellowship and worship at the Gathering on July 12 at 7:00 pm at the church. Bring a friend!
MONDAY FUNDAY: CHICK FIL A (JULY 17)
Preschool & Elementary
Join us for Monday Funday at Chick Fil A on July 17! We will have an early lunch at 11:00 am at Chick Fil A on Sherwood Way. As the weather heats up, the kiddos can climb and play inside with the AC while parents have a chance to catch their breath and check in with friends.
YOUTH HELP WITH SUMMER FEEDING (JULY 18)
The Youth Ministry will help with summer feeding on Tuesday, July 18. Students will meet at the church at 9:00 am, get the food together, and head to the apartments. They will serve food from 11:00 pm to 1:00 pm, and get back to the church around 1:30 pm.
ALLELUIA CONFERENCE (JULY 18)
The Youth Choir is will sing at the Alleluia Conference (a national conference for music ministers and laity of all denominations) at Baylor University. Please pray for our students as they travel and sing!
YOUTH SPARK (JULY 19)
Meet at the Peacock's house (605 London Ct.) for swimming, food, and fun! From 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Click here to RSVP.
ADVENTURE FOR THE CITY KIDS CAMP (JULY 24-28)
Glorieta Camp is bringing camp to our backyard this year with Adventure for the City Kids Camp! Camp will be July 24-28, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, for students who have completed grades K-5. Cost is $135 for the week, with part and full scholarships available. You can pay an extra $5 a day for After Camp Care until 5:30 pm. Please consider donating extra to our scholarship fund. Click here for more info and to register.
PINEYWOODS SUMMER CAMP (JULY 24-28)
This summer, the student ministry is participating in Pineywoods PowerPlus Youth Camp! This will be a great week as they study Psalm 119:17-24. There will be great worship led by Dave Hassel. Our camp pastor for the week will be Greg Breazeale. Don't miss out on this amazing week of drawing closer to God, getting to know other students from around Texas, and drawing closer as a youth group. Click here to register and find all the information you need.
HOT DOG DINNER (JULY 30)
There will be a hot dog dinner (and ice cream!) held in conjunction with the Church Conference on Sunday, July 30 at 5:00 in the MPB.
MONDAY FUNDAY: POOL PARTY (JULY 31)
Preschool & Elementary
Join us for Monday Funday on July 31 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! We will beat the heat with a pool party at the Beaty's (6720 Stokes Road).
YOUTH HELP WITH SUMMER FEEDING (AUGUST 1)
The Youth Ministry will help with summer feeding on Tuesday, August 1. Students will meet at the church at 9:00 am, get the food together, and head to the apartments. They will serve food from 11:00 pm to 1:00 pm, and get back to the church around 1:30 pm.
YOUTH SPARK (AUGUST 2)
Meet at the Beaty's house (6720 Stokes Rd.) for swimming, food, and fun! From 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Click here to RSVP.
HOWDY JR. (AUGUST 2-5)
Howdy Jr. will be August 2-5 at Mo Ranch in Hunt, TX. Click here for more information.
YOUTH HELP WITH SUMMER FEEDING (AUGUST 8)
The Youth Ministry will help with summer feeding on Tuesday, August 8. Students will meet at the church at 9:00 am, get the food together, and head to the apartments. They will serve food from 11:00 pm to 1:00 pm, and get back to the church around 1:30 pm.
YOUTH SPARK (AUGUST 9)
Meet at the Kelley's house (2566 Lindenwood Dr.) for swimming, food, and fun! From 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Click here to RSVP.
BACK TO CHURCH SUNDAY (AUGUST 20)
It’s the perfect time to invite your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers to join us on this special day. Everyone is encouraged to jump back into worship and Sunday morning Bible study as we kick off another fall semester. Southland is a place where we can belong to God and each other. You wont’ want to miss it!
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS RESUME (AUGUST 23)
Wednesday Nights will resume August 23.
WHAT do stephen ministers do?
Stephen Ministers are members of Southland Baptist Church who have gone through 50 hours of training to provide confidential, one-to-one, Christian care to people who are facing a crisis or simply going through a difficult time. Your Stephen Minister will meet with you once a week for around an hour to listen to you, care for you, pray with and for you, and provide emotional and spiritual encouragement. Men are matched with male Stephen Ministers, women are matched with female Stephen Ministers.
To find out more about how you or someone you know could be matched with a Stephen Minister, talk with Associate Pastor Jill Fulghum or Associate Pastor Matt Walton at 949-9633 or Referrals Coordinator Sybil Holveck at 656-7679.