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With A Grateful Heart

With A Grateful Heart is a cozy, kid-friendly event with warm drinks, delicious pie and acoustic music. Think coffee house vibes featuring musicians and artists from within our Woodland community. We’ve got storytelling, song collaboration and worship to comfort your soul and lift your spirit. By the end of the night, we’ll depart with full hearts. Read More 

Update on Congolese Refugees

This year, 15 Congolese families bracing for their first sub-freezing weather came to our partner organization, Voice in the Wilderness, with a request: “We hear it’s going to be cold, and we’re a little nervous. Can you help us?” In response, we teamed up to host their first ever coat drive, and together we gathered enough winter gear to help these families brave the cold. Thanks for your support!

The story doesn’t end there, though. We’ve since learned that our Congolese sisters and brothers need our help in a new way. Read More 

The Lift: Sticking Together

The thing we need most in life is someone to stick by our side in the ups and downs, and this is central to the mission of The Lift, an organization providing opportunities and resources for East Side youth. Read More 

WH? There’s an App for that!

We have some exciting news: Woodland Hills now has an App, available for both Apple and Android devices! Our app introduces a simple way to stay connected. You can find information about classes, share prayer requests, listen to or watch sermons, keep up with events and more. Read More 

Celebration Dinner Photos

On Wednesday, October 16 we took a break from our regular Wednesday Together programming, and turned it into a Celebration Dinner! After dinner, we continued the celebration with worship, games and dessert, all together as a church family. 🙂 Read More 

WH Winter Gear Drive

The Congolese Ministry, A Voice in the Wilderness, has received thirteen new families. This is their first time in America and their first Minnesota winter! Help us provide them with new or gently used coats and winter gear so that they can be warm and cared for this winter. Read More 

SOMA: Growing in Love

Woodland’s School of Missional Apprenticeship (SOMA) kicked off its second year of intensive discipleship training in September with a three-day weekend retreat. The students journeyed an hour north to a cozy retreat center in the woods. They were able to get away from the busy city and bond in a peaceful, reflective atmosphere. Their time together consisted of team building activities, worship, prayer, meals and outdoor games. Read More 

Echo Fall Retreat 2019

This fall’s Echo retreat brought together 80 students for a weekend focused on learning how to connect, be relational and build trust. Read More 

New Series: 4D Love

In this 6 week series we’ll explore four-dimensional love as a central vision of the Kingdom, using a psychological concept called attachment theory to help make sense of our own tendencies. Read More 

Cancelled: Trunk or Treat

On October 26th, we’re hosting our first ever Trunk or Treat! It’s an awesome opportunity to come together as a community and provide a safe environment for our kids to have some fun. Our theme is children’s books: Chronicles of Narnia, Where the Wild Things Are, Secret Garden, etc. Read More 

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"I was incredibly blessed by everyone who came out to the clean-up event to serve neighborhood seniors. It literally brought me to tears knowing that there are amazing people out there restoring my hope in what it means to love and serve each other."

– Merrick Community Services staff member