about-bg about-bg

News

Trout Lake Day Camp Photos

This past week our children’s ministry, Heroes Gate, hosted Trout Lake Day Camp in our building! Kids from kindergarten through 5th grade came to enjoy the camp experience with giant inflatables, water games, engaging learning, and more! Here are a few photos. Read More 


COFHED Construction Update

Nick and Madeleine Avignon are Haitian-born Americans who work in southern Haiti with COFHED, a nonprofit organization engaged in long-term community-based development work. In the village of Lougou, they are focused on community development projects including a microcredit program and a construction project for a kindergarten. In 2018, Woodland helped raise $17,464 toward one of their construction projects. These donations … Read More 


Tiny Homes Update

This last winter during our When We Show Up campaign, Woodland raised money to build a prototype of a tiny home for the long-term homeless. A movement to build tiny homes for those experiencing homeless is growing across the nation. Tiny home settlements are cost-effective, eco-friendly and ideal for providing both privacy and community. But this is a new approach … Read More 


Podrishioner Profile: Becky and Andy Baumgartner

The Baumgartners are so thankful that Jesus didn’t wait for them to get their act cleaned up in order to establish a relationship with them. He showed up in their mess, as he does with all of us. Becky says, “He is the air we breathe and our source of sanity.” They are continuing to lean on him for all things out in Washington, and we’re honored that they continue to tune into our sermons! Read More 


Love Lines

Woodland Hills has hosted Project Home for eleven years now, providing emergency overflow shelter space and volunteer support for families in need. Each year has been uniquely different and rewarding but God’s faithfulness has remained the same. This spring, we witnessed many answered prayers through our amazing volunteers and the precious families residing in these four walls. We are continually reminded that love has no boundaries and home is a place we share—heart to heart. Read More 


Long Story Short

Once upon a time…
It was a dark and stormy night…
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
These words say: settle in, it’s time for a story! Well settle in, Woodland Hills, because our summer sermon series will explore the grand narrative of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. You may think you know what happens, but there’s so much more to this story than most of us realize!… Read More 


Podrishioner Profile: Katie and Jeff Luehm

Katie and Jeff are faithful podrishoners currently working as advocates for vulnerable children and orphans in El Salvador. They were immediately drawn to Woodland Hills after listening to Greg speak about Christianity and politics on the radio program, On Being, hosted by Krista Tippett. That was in 2017, and they have been hooked ever since! Read More 


SOMA Students Graduate

In September, 2018 we launched SOMA, our School of Missional Apprenticeship, and today we celebrate the graduation of our first SOMA class! This first group of students included ten people ranging in age from 20 to 46 and hailing from seven states. SOMA was hosted in the Jordan neighborhood of North Minneapolis by Beacon of Hope Church, an African American … Read More 


Wacky Wednesdays

Wacky Wednesday is a time for your preschooler to be dropped off for fun and learning about Jesus on the second Wednesday of the month in June, July and August from 9-11:30am! Read More 


1 2 3 17

testimonial-icon

"I was inspired during my recent visit to your church, and wanted to thank you for the notable work you are accomplishing in the city. Thank you for being Holy Spirit first responders to the homeless and downtrodden. May God continue to show himself strong as you represent Christ daily."

– Kathy