The Church has Left the Building. Like Jesus, we go where the People are. We don't expect them to come to us. We are here to share the really Great News that we are created and re-created by a Loving God of Grace and Mercy.

Our Staff

The Reverend Deborah Fae Swift, Pastor

Pastor Deb came to South in 2008 following successful careers in music education and community organizing.
She lives in the city as a single mom, gardener, and warrior for justice and joy. A graduate of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, the State University of New York, and Hartwick College, she is a composer-author member of ASCAP, textbook author, and frequent speaker in the area of church transformation in the 21st century. Her latest book,  The Church Has Left the Building, is a case-study workbook for those seeking a way to think outside the box in meeting the challenges of being the church of Jesus Christ in today’s world.

Andy Pratt, Minister of Music

Kevin Fuller, Director of Operations