School supplies are one of the highest expenses for families in August and September, and many families connected to Woodland struggle with this need. Read the story about how we raised $5000 for school supplies this year! Read More
by Osheta Moore My first job was at a buffet-style pizza chain called Ci Ci’s Pizza. My boss was a young twenty-something with perfectly gelled blonde hair and the word “Manager” affixed to his spotless tomato-red polo. My co-workers were a diverse and scrappy group. There was Carlos, who only spoke Spanish, but made sure we all took our meal … Read More
This spring, we invited a new partner organization to move into our building! Voice in the Wilderness, a non-profit founded in 2012 by two Congolese Americans, gives aid to humanitarian efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and helps new refugees who have moved to Minnesota. Many refugees who settle here are fleeing extreme violence and unrest in … Read More
Woodland Hills is passionate about partnering with other organizations to further God’s Kingdom vision. We are excited to announce a new partnership with one of these fantastic organizations: ANEW BAM Read More
This year, we provided gifts to 24 families (all connected through the church’s ministries or Close to My Heart Daycare). We also provided 58 gifts to The Lift for their toy store. Overall that equals 280+ gifts. That’s a big Christmas tree. Gifts were provided by families in Heroes Gate, a small group, some individuals, and Echo Journey Groups. Thank … Read More
Please note that The Plaza Theater is currently closed. An update can be found here. Woodland Hills has owned The Plaza Theater property since 2001. Since then we had always hoped that our church’s goals could somehow get incorporated into the operations, and in late 2013 we began managing the theater. Up until the spring of 2020, in collaboration with … Read More
We partner with dozens of ministries and non-profits to make a Kingdom difference in the world. However, we share space on our campus with the following organizations, which means even more cooperation and support for our community.
The Tap: A place for everyone – people of all abilities Someone’s inability to access community and culture can be their greatest disability. For that reason, the TAP creates welcoming environments for people of all abilities so they can build relationships and connect to community. At TAP events you’d find dancing, karaoke, video games and a lot of fun! As a … Read More
There’s never a dull day at Woodland Hills! That’s because during the work week, our building hosts Close to My Heart Day Care. Close to My Heart is a private, non-profit early childhood center that provides an inspiring, encouraging and enlightening environment for all learners at an affordable cost for families in the community, including before and after school care. During … Read More
"I have battled anxiety for years, searching for something to help me overcome fear. I believe that through your sermons, I have found truth and I am more convinced of the extravagant love of God than ever. I finally feel like I am on the journey out of the darkness."