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Southside Baptist Church

Reaching the lost...
Equipping the Saved.

Lakeland, GA.

ABOUT Southside

Southside's story begins in November 1961, as First Baptist Church of Lakeland GA began construction on Southside Baptist Mission.  On January 18, 1970, the mission was constituted into a church with 57 members the first year. In October of 1970, Southside Baptist Church was accepted into the Valdosta Baptist Association.​The church has been through several building phases beginning with the original location on Berrien Avenue. In December of 2006, Southside relocated to the current location on the Valdosta Highway.  Pastor Austin DeLoach Jr. has been the senior pastor since 1996. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Men's Prayer Breakfast
    Sat, Mar 25
    Southside Baptist Church
    Mar 25, 7:30 AM
    Southside Baptist Church , 326 US-221, Lakeland, GA 31635, USA
    Attention all men! Join us for our upcoming Men's Prayer Breakfast and service opportunity on Saturday, March 25th at 7:30 am. This is a great opportunity to connect with other men in our church. We will start the morning with a delicious breakfast and spend time in prayer together.
  • The Inspirations Live in Concert
    Jun 01, 7:00 PM
    Lakeland, 326 US-221, Lakeland, GA 31635, USA
  • Camp Chula
    Mon, Jul 10
    Chula First Baptist Church
    Jul 10, 7:00 PM – Jul 14, 7:00 PM
    Chula First Baptist Church, 30 Academy Dr, Tifton, GA 31733, USA
    Looking for an unforgettable summer experience for your kids? Look no further than Camp Chula at Chula First Baptist Church! From July 10th to July 14th, join us for a week of fun-filled activities, games, and faith-based learning.

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