By Patrick Showers, Elementary Pastor Several years ago, a single mom of two children decided to attend our church. She had never been to a church and came very reluctantly. Her past experiences, her pain, and her perceptions led her to believe that even though she felt compelled to be here, she wouldn’t be accepted because of her past. As … Read More
By Paula Bowlby, Associate Early Childhood Pastor The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on who you are and where you are going. In Heroes Gate, we feel the same way, and our staff and volunteers are invested in sharing Jesus and Kingdom principles with children and their families. Heroes Gate is designed to be … Read More
By Teresa Sayles, Children’s Creative Arts Director A month ago, I was working with a group of upper elementary students. They were spread out over three tables and, as usual, the boys had all congregated at one table. The girls were at the other two tables, all except one. There hadn’t really been room, so she had quietly pulled out … 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
It’s time to stretch those brain muscles in new ways! Both Cultivate classes and Growth Groups start back up again on Jan 7. If you’re itching to do both, then don’t let us stop you! But if you have to choose, here are a few similarities and differences between the two to help you decide. Both will impact your relationship … 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
Parents and Families: Join us Sunday, December 17th for Family Worship during either service! It’ll be a fun time of singing and worship, and you’ll still be able to make it back to the main service in time to hear the sermon. We hope to see you there!
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