Illinois Changers provides a week-long missions project for Illinois teenagers to get a taste of missions.
This Saturday, the Youth Ministry returned from a great week at Super Summer.
Our team took this opportunity encourage and serve the church planter.
This week, Woodland welcomed a new staff member! Jeff Fathauer has come on board as Associate Minister for Youth and Singles. Jeff, his wife Shelah, and their two children spent time at Woodland in December and the church unanimously voted to call them to join us on staff.
In July Woodland Youth and college students loaded up their tools and work clothes and traveled to Pittsburgh, PA for World Changers/P2 combo project. A group of 10 youth and adults spent the week on work teams rehabbing houses and working with church planters in the “Steel City.” Woodland Youth have been participating in World […]
August saw about 40 Woodlanders travel to East St. Louis. We spent the week ministering at the Christian Activity Center in all sorts of ways. Our projects ranged from washing walls to constructing a metal shed to building raised beds in the Community Garden. We loved the time spent with […]
After 21 years serving as our youth minister, Jeff Marquardt is retiring. On August 30th, we celebrated our time with him by hearing stories from two generations of youth group participants. We laughed and cried together as we thanked Jeff for all he has done. I was in Woodland’s youth group for seven years. I […]