Practising Kinship With Our “Youngers”

Can you remember yourself at 15? At 25? 

Which years were toughest for you? What helped you keep going? Who came alongside you to remind you that you were worthy of love and belonging? Who helped you believe your life was worth fighting for? Who helped you shape your vision for your life?

Now, look around you at the youth and young adults who are part of your broad web of connections:

How can you remind them that they are seen? That their voice matters? That their presence matters?

How can you love them—not in spite of their rough edges—but even because of their rough edges? How can you encourage them to seek after a vision for their lives?

Our youth and young people matter so much. They are of inestimable worth. Let’s make sure they know that.

Worship Calendar

If you’re planning to join us for an in-person service, please read our Covid policy. It’s kept up to date, here.

Location & Zoom. We meet on Sundays at 15639 24 Avenue, Surrey. Zoom is offered if you cannot attend in person. If you have trouble with the zoom link, use: meeting ID: 831 1690 9977 with password: 753319

Sermons Are Podcasted
Catch up on Southpoint sermons by finding the podcast “Meditations from the Church at Southpoint” on Spotify, Apple and Google. They’re also available on our website: www.southpoint.ca.

Sun. May 8 
Speaker: Anne Baxter Smith
Kinship II
Exodus 13: 17-22

Sun. May 15 
Speaker: Nadia VanderKuip
Kinship III

Sun. May 22 All In
Speaker: Anne Baxter Smith
Kinship IV

Sun. May 29  All Out
Fifth Sunday Fun—Stay tuned!

New to Southpoint?

At Southpoint, it all begins with God’s love. Just as a plant grows, it receives sunshine, so we grow as we receive God’s love. At Southpoint, we are growing in our capacity to love God, ourselves, one another, and creation.

We seek to be a community of grace that is intentional yet organic, spacious yet authentic, grace-filled yet accountable. * We are fully welcoming. *

We encourage relationships rather than run programs, yet we recognize the importance of intentionality and structure as we nurture life together.

As a community, we seek to put our love in action. We value helping out on Sunday mornings, sharing food, and showing up in hard times. We keep our church life simple so folk have time to build relationships with family, friends, and neighbours. We encourage folk to serve in tangible ways within the wider community. We rent space rather than own a building, allowing us to do more with less, supporting missions at home and abroad.

Curious to know more?

These six slides express what motivates our ministry (best viewed on a monitor). Read Pastor Anne Baxter Smith’s bio here. Our website is southpoint.ca.

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