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Children (Heroes Gate)

Heroes Gate is our children’s ministry where our young heroes begin learning to love like Jesus and make a difference in their world.

Below is a list of resources on our web site related this ministry. Feel free to use the filter checkboxes to narrow your search and easily find what you are looking for.


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Kids Videos

Parents of kids in Heroes Gate, we’re excited to share our weekly videos! Read More 


2023 Kids Christmas Story: Color Your Own Adventure!

This year’s Christmas story has a special twist: it’s a “Color Your Own Adventure” which means that your choices will determine how the story goes. If you choose to go on this quest, you can download the coloring book here! Read More 


Help us prepare for Christmas

On Sunday, December 10, consider sticking around after the service to help us get ready for Christmas! Help putting together activity packets, coloring cards, and setting up chairs for our Christmas Eve service. Read More 


Join us this Fall!

It’s that time of year again! The days get cooler, the trees get a little more colorful.. and church ministries all kick off! Check out this list to learn about everything we’ve got going on this Fall. We hope to see you around! Read More 


Music Fest 2023 Photos

Music Fest 2023 was a blast! We enjoyed a solo acoustic set from Zuriel Adam, a duo jazzy set from J Squared and ended with some rockin’ hits from Not Dead Yet! We enjoyed grilled food and Nelson’s Ice Cream, bubbles and sidewalk chalk, bean bag toss and sunshine — not to mention lots of dancing! 🎶 Read More 


What is… Family Rituals?

Most families have routines of a sort that shape their days and weeks—maybe who does what chores or what kind of madness must ensue to get out of the house in the morning. We could also call these “rituals.” Often there is not much thought in these routines, so what happens when families create intentional rituals to connect to each other and to Jesus? We decided to answer that question through a program called Family Rituals. Read More 


2022 Kids Christmas Story

Each year, Woodland continues the tradition of sharing a story with kids on Christmas Eve. This year’s story is titled When the Lights Go Out, and it was written and illustrated by Emily and Hannah from our Communications team! You can download both the coloring book version, and the colored-in version of the story here. Read More 


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"Thank you for this ministry! It has transformed my life in some really radical ways. God has broken down so many barriers and exposed so many lies that have taken some serious burdens from my heart. It has given me hope, freedom and purpose I never could have imagined possible."

– Jenny, from Wisconsin