Southdale is pleased to welcome the Tribute Quartet back to Anderson for our annual Pastor Appreciation Concert and Dinner on Sunday, October 20,. The concert will be during the 10:30 am worship service, and an all-church pitch-in dinner will follow the concert.
Tribute’s love for southern gospel music is surpassed only by their love for Jesus Christ, and their heart for the Gospel shines through in their music and personality. Whether it is the lead singer, Gary Castro’s, heartwarming stories or the rich sense of humor of their baritone and piano player, Josh Singletary, you will fall in love with this group’s ministry.
In 2008 they were voted “The 2008 Horizon Group of the Year” by readers of the The Singing News Magazine at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, just a few months after being named the SGN’s “2008 Breakthrough Artist of the Year.” And the awards don’t stop there. Their song “Homecoming Day” won the 2013 Absolutely Gospel Music award for Best Song of the Year, and their single “Good News From Jerusalem” was #1 on Singing News’ Southern Gospel chart for August 2013.
The Hearld Bulletin’s features writer Nancy Elliot recently heard about the upcoming Paul’s Journey concert and decided to take a closer look at Southdale. The result was a feature story on the church and Pastor Brad which ran on the front page of their Faith section. In case you missed it, you can read the full article on the Herald Bulletin’s website here.
On Friday night, September 6th, Paul’s Journey will be returning to Southdale for a special concert. This Houston based southern gospel quartet has been to Southdale once before and quickly became one of Pastor Brad’s favorite quartets.
The concert will begin at 7:00 pm at Southdale. We’re asking for a $10 donation at the door and will be taking up a love offering to further support their ministry.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 will be our annual Back to Church Sunday celebration and picnic. It’s a great opportunity for those who’ve fallen out of the habit of weekly worship to reconnect with Body of Christ and for those who have little or no church experience to get to know our congregation.
We invite you to join us for Sunday School at 9:30 am and for our morning worship service at 10:30 am. Immediately following the morning service, we will have a picnic on the grounds featuring great food as well as games and prizes for the kids.
Bring the whole family and join us for Back to Church Sunday 2013
This Sunday evening, July 7, Southdale will be hosting Adam’s Voice in concert at 6:00 pm. Their singing/songwriting ministry blends familiar songs with their own original music to encourage and inspire the church and share the gospel with the world.
There will be no admission charge for this concert, but a freewill offering will be taken to support the ministry of Adam’s Voice.
One of the primary ways the Church of the Nazarene reacts in times of natural disaster is with disaster response teams coordinated through Nazarene Disaster Response (NDR) and Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM). These first responders head into storm ravaged areas to help with clean up and first wave response. And they take with them Crisis Care Kits designed to supply storm victims with basic hygiene items to get them through the first days after a disaster.
Southdale’s Nazarene Disaster Response coordinator, Bob Misner, will be taking Southdale’s NDR trailer to Oklahoma to assist in response efforts with NDR and NCM. The trailer is equipped with tools necessary to assist with clean up efforts, but we want to fill up every remaining space in the trailer with Crisis Care Kits to be used in the recovery. To fill the trailer, we are planning to pack Crisis Care Kits this Saturday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 AM.
To accomplish this mission, we need to things from you:
We need your help. Join us Saturday from 9-11 to help pack kits.
We need your donations. Even if you can’t help pack the kits, you can bring the supplies necessary to fill the kits to the church. See the list of items for the kits below.
Coming to Southdale June 9, the Mark Dubbeld Family is a talented family serving the Lord through the gift of music. Mark and Janene, along with their five children (Vincent, Leighton, Elena, Channing and Britton) tour throughout the country singing gospel music and praising the Lord. They continue to experience new opportunities that introduce fans to their ministry as they sing for God, family and country. From performing on the main stage of the National Quartet Convention to being added at the 2012 Fall Harvest Celebration at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and taking part in the Family Foundation Gala in Richmond Virginia, this family is rejoicing in what God is doing.
The Mark Dubbeld Family will be joining us here at Southdale on Sunday night, June 9 at 6:00 PM. There is no charge for this event, but we will be taking a love offering to support this family and their ministry. You do not want to miss this wonderful family in concert!
Starting Easter Sunday, Southdale is making the Shift. Join us as we explore five key strategies to catalyze spiritual growth and impact our community. Begin learning how we, as individuals and as a congregation, can allow the resurrection power of Jesus Christ to shift the way we live.
Together we will discover what it means to live life powered by prayer, surrendered to God, focused on mission, engaged in worship and connected with others. Join us Sunday mornings at 10:30 am, and take it deeper by plugging into a growth group for this series.
On Sunday evening March 17, Southdale will welcome soloist Mitchel Jon for a special concert beginning at 6:00 pm. The concert will be free, and a love offering will be taken to support Mitchel’s ministry.
The former co-owner and lead singer for the trio Three Bridges, Mitchel has had a long career in Christian music. As a songwriter, he has written songs recorded by artists such as N-Harmony, Chosen Few, Jessica King among others. As a singer, he has shared the stage with music legends such as George Jones, Lee Greenwood, Jimmy Fortune, The Oakridge Boys, The Gatlin Brothers and Ricky Scaggs. He has also performed with Bill Gaither and the Homecoming friends.
Join us for this special concert, Sunday, March 17th.
District Celebrate Life (DCL) is an athletics and talent competition for students in grades 7-12. Students can demonstrate their talents in a variety of categories and, if they do well enough, qualify to represent the Northeastern Indiana District at Regional Celebrate Life at Olivet Nazarene University in May.
DCL will be Saturday, March 16th at Huntington University in Huntington, IN.
Registration and entry fees must be postmarked by March 5, and must be sent by the church. Participants should turn registration forms and fees (make checks payable to Southdale Nazarene) by Sunday, March 3th so we can make the registration deadline.
Be sure to indicate not only what events you are entering on the registration form, but also pre-order your lunch and pay accordingly.
For more information, check out the “General Information” link below. Registration forms and individual category rules are also available through the links below.