30 Ways to Pray for Missionaries

by Web Team

These 30 Ways to Pray for Missionaries were taken from On Mission magazine, Fall 2007 issue, North American Mission Board, SBC.   Focus on God Pray for missionaries to stay focused on God and His plans above all else. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be […]

The Insanity of God

by Web Team

Tuesday night, about 20 people from Woodland helped fill a theater at Willow Knolls to see the movie “The Insanity of God.” Based on the popular christian book, the film documents the work of a missionary family’s career.  In the movie and book, the missionaries recount their journey of service and how they witnessed God’s faithfulness in areas where God’s […]

Team Heading to Africa

by Web Team

Our fifth mission trip to West Africa is planned for this fall. Cheryl Newton, Kris Simmons, and Wendy Monahan will travel to work with an IMB missionary family. This is part of an ongoing relationship our church has had with this family and community. The team will be working with the missionaries on a garden project […]

Final Block Party of the Summer

by Web Team

The final block party of the summer was held in Iris Park on Sunday, August 14th. The Terra Vista neighborhood was treated to popcorn, cotton candy and popsicles. Woodland folks came out to play and share with our neighbors. As usual, the blow-up slide was a big hit with children but the Nine-Square game is gaining […]

2016 Family Mission Trip

by Web Team

      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 […]

World Changers Bound

by Mark Davis

  WBC Youth and their leadership decided to pursue missions service in 2016 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to participate in World Changers/P2.  World Changers/P2 is run by Lifeway of the Southern Baptist Convention and provides Jr. High, High School, and College students an opportunity to be involved in construction or church planting and outreach ministries. Watch the […]

Jeff Marquardt Retirement Celebration

by Web Team

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 […]

Senior’s Luncheon – August 2015

by Web Team

On the fourth Thursday of each month, a group of Seniors meet at Woodland for fellowship, worship, excellent food, and entertainment. Attendance at our meetings is restricted to those who want to have fun.  No ID is required. Anyone who likes seniors, or wants to like seniors, is welcome. As an example, in our August […]

Guatemala Mission Trip

by Web Team

Once the team from WBC stepped off the plane on July 31 after their week in Guatemala City, Guatemala, they knew they would never be the same again.  A team of 12 participated through Praying Pelican Missions on a 6 day trip to Guatemala City.  Their main tasks for the week were a 3-Day kids […]