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New Series: Listen Up

We believe in a God who speaks and listens; a God who is interested in conversation with us. But what about the times when he seems silent? How do we even know what his voice sounds like? And how do we break through all the static to hear him? In this series we discover the ways we can cultivate a listening life. Read More 

MLK Weekend

One of the events we look forward to every year is Martin Luther King, Jr weekend. As a church, we seek the kind of racial reconciliation and healing that Dr. King pursued in his life and activism. On Friday, January 17, we will screen the movie Freedom Song, and our weekend services on January 18-19 will focus on Dr. King’s vision for a more Kingdom-like world. Read More 

Volunteer Profile: Tim Staiger

We are so thankful for our volunteers at Woodland and occasionally like to highlight the people who are behind-the-scenes. Recently we asked some questions of Tim Staiger, a lay counselor volunteer on our Care Team. Read More 

Winter Events

The holidays are over, so now what? Well, while we all wish and wait for warmer weather (or at least most of us), we’d like to share with you our events going on this winter! Read More 

Christmas Eve Photos

Thank you to all those who were able to make it on Christmas Eve – it was a joyous time! We hope everyone had a very merry, blessed Christmas. Read More 

Making Space for Advent

Echo, our youth ministry for 7-12th graders, is taking a counter-cultural approach to Advent this season and stepping away from the spirit of go-go-go. Instead, they’re pausing to experience the Holy Spirit and the simplicity of Christ. Read More 

Mennonite Disaster Service Mission Trip Recap

Hurricane Harvey was a category four storm that struck in August 2017, causing devastating floods and many deaths. It takes years to recover from a disaster of that scale, and this is where MDS comes in, offering help long after the news coverage has moved on. Read More 

The Gift of Giving: Operation Joy

Each year leading up to Christmas, Heroes Gate (Woodland’s children’s ministry) decorates Christmas trees with mittens, teddy bears and red circle ornaments. Though the trees are beautiful, they serve a much greater purpose than just spreading holiday cheer. Each ornament represents a gift for a child in need. Recipients include WH attendees, The Refuge, The LIFT, Close to My Heart (preschool), Voice in the Wilderness, and other ministries. Read More 

The TAP: Just Be Yourself

If you want to join in on The TAP’s Kingdom-looking party, check out their upcoming A Very TAPPY Holiday Party on Friday, December 13 at Woodland. Along with all the usual festivities, there will also be other holiday surprises. TAP artists will be showcasing their art and crafts at the TAP Boutique. It’s an excellent opportunity to purchase unique Christmas gifts. Who knows, Santa might even be there . . . Read More 

Blanket Making Party

During Wednesday Together on December 11, we will transform the Gathering Area into craft central with all the supplies needed to make 40-60 no-sew fleece blankets for our neighbors in need. Christmas music, cookies and coffee will keep us crafting away, so come hungry for a treat and ready to sing along while you work. This is a family-friendly event, kids of all ages are welcome! Read More 

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"We just started attending last summer and we love it! This past weekend the music was so beautiful, I felt the Holy Spirit there and wept the entire time. And then the message on relationships spoke right to my own struggles. God is here."

– Nicole