Sunday services

We are excited to announce that after meeting in various homes, we are are “open for business” and now meeting from 4:00-5:30 p.m. most weeks (see “Events” calendar for exceptions) at Southwood Baptist Church’s Youth Building at 11 Griscom Lane West Deptford, NJ 08096 (the house on the left in the photo below).



Our Mission

Overwhelmed by the gift of friendship with God, we are building a church community to enjoy the journey together, reconnect those who’ve been hurt or disillusioned by the church, and share the Good News with others.

Carpenters Landing

Carpenter’s Landing was a 17th-century mercantile settlement located at the head of sloop navigation on Mantua Creek. It was a smaller settlement connected with the larger Mantua Creek Watershed. In the same way, Carpenter’s Landing functions here as a portal to, a weekly blog that’s part of the larger ministry of Dr. Greg Austen, pastor of Mantua Creek Church. Here you will find “constructive thoughts on faith and life” and over 200 articles on various topics to help you grow in your faith.

Welcome! And here’s a great place to get started if you want to know more about the perspective and direction of the blog.