Advent 2017

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Hanging of the Greens (November 26)

Sunday, November 26 at 6:00 pm in the Sanctuary.This worship service is in preparation for Advent and Christmas in which the sanctuary is adorned for the season.  It will be followed by Sights and Sounds of the Season fellowship in the Multi-Purpose Building.

THe Sights & Sounds of christmas (November 26)

We will begin the Christmas season with a fun way to start Jesus' birthday celebration as we experience the Sights and Sounds of Christmas. Join us in the multi-purpose building on Sunday, November 26, immediately following Hanging of the Greens. Enjoy fellowship with friends and family as our we get into the Christmas spirit. Share in the joy of Christmas as you visit tables decorated with Christmas sights, sounds, and holiday treats. Children are welcome to wear their pajamas as they enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas.

the longest night: a service of hope and healing (December 3)

Sunday, December 3 at 6:00 pm in the Sanctuary. This worship service recognizes the realities of despair, brokenness, grief, and loss in life. The heaviness of grief, the challenges of illness and aging, the loss of a treasured relationship...These are just a few of the real-life challenges that hold our hearts captive during this season. We gather not to forget our pain but to remember it with honesty and to seek God's beauty in our brokenness and to reclaim the light that is found only in God's grace. 

Advent by candlelight for women (december 4)

Monday, December 4, Fellowship at 6:00 pm in the MPB and worship at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. The evening will be full of worship, inspirational speakers, music, fellowship, and delicious desserts! It's the perfect evening to begin preparing our hearts for Christmas and the coming of our Lord! Contact Kim Floyd for general information and Angi Wilke for reservations.

jingle jam (December 10)

Every good and perfect gift comes from God. In fact, generosity is at the very core of God’s character—He even gave us His own son!  Jingle Jam, happening December 10, is an exciting event that celebrates the true meaning of Christmas with families in our community.  Dinner will begin at 5:00 pm, with the show starting at 6:00 pm.  All ages are welcome to this dynamic evening of music, dancing, games, and a live telling of the Christmas story.   Cost is $5 a person for the meal, $20 max for all families. The show is free. Purchase meal tickets here.

avalon christmas concert (December 16)

Greg and Janna Long, members of the group Avalon, will present a Christmas concert with a message of hope and love in Christ. Greg and Janna are recipients of American Music and Dove Awards. The concert will be on Saturday, December 16 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary.

Ticket Prices: $20 VIP, $15 General Admission; 5-12 years FREE; Childcare for infants-4 years with reservation. Click here to purchase tickets.

great joy! a celebration of christ (december 17)

This worship service will be led by the Music Ministry of Southland Baptist Church on Sunday, December 17 at 9:45 am in the Sanctuary. It will feature the Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra alongside soloists Greg and Janna Long of Avalon.

hope market

Give a gift of HOPE this year for Christmas! Southland's annual HOPE Market offers you a Christmas shopping alternative with gift selections that will be more meaningful for your family members and friends and will give the gift of hope to those who need it most. Your monetary gift in the name of a loved one and your purchase of handmade and Fair Trade items will benefit Christian missions that share the love of Christ and provide aid, relief, and economic and educational opportunities to neglected and marginalized people in our world.


The HOPE Market will be set up in the Multi-Purpose Building on November 29, December 3, December 6, and December 10.