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November 14, 2021

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.
James 3:13

Welcome to Woodland!
We are excited to invest in your life today.
Our goal is to help you know that through God we have a life of hope, purpose and joy. You are worth the investment and we want to be a church who values who God created you to be.
You Matter! We’re glad you’re here!

- Pastor Tim Passmore  

Current Series



The IMAGINE series and book study, written by our own Senior Pastor Tim Passmore. Imagine the Fully Devoted Life is a new message series and personal study. It's a series about self-discovery in how we relate to Jesus and others in our lives. We tackle 4 core topics: Testimony (A Story to Tell) Time (A Schedule to Keep), Talents (The Gifts to Use)  and Treasures (The Resources to Share). This is also a personal study which allows you to dig deeper in your own lives.
Imagine the Fully Devoted Life is a new message series and personal study that started Oct 3rd. We would love for everyone to be involved in this study! If you can't join a study now we will have a 4-week class starting January 9.


Thanksgiving Dinner & Business Meeting

Sunday, November 14
5:00pm Dinner & 6:00pm Meeting

This is a great opportunity for Ministry Partners to come and enjoy some fellowship over a Turkey Dinner where WE provide the meat, and the side dishes are up to you! It’s a old fashioned potluck - just bring a side of your liking to share OR a dessert. We’ll provide everything else.
Then immediately following the meal is our Annual Business Meeting. We vote on the new 2022 budget, and elect Deacons and Committee Members. This is for Ministry Partners of Woodland. Please Sign-up in the lobby!

Mega Feast: High School Edition

Sunday, November 21 @ 6:30p

On Sunday, November 21st, Woodland Student Ministries will host our annual High School MegaFeast to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Featuring heaps of turkey, stuffing, gravy and ALL the fixins followed by a bonfire and short message from our Student Pastors, this is one event that is always a favorite! Best yet, it's all FREE for students and their guests!

High School Mega Feast: Volunteers & Donations

To make this banquet available to the students we need support from our church family! The only way we can offer this as a FREE event for our students is if we get donations of food. In addition to food donations, we will also need volunteers to serve our students.


Food donations will need to be delivered already cooked/heated and in disposable aluminum pans or trays to the church kitchen no later than 5:30 p.m. Food servers can arrive at 5:15 p.m. to receive donations and set up the serving line.
If you have any questions or need to schedule a special delivery time for your food donation, please contact our student pastor Connor Long at connor@gowoodland.com (941-894-7055) or contact Sally Cestero at sally@bayelectricco.com or 757-327-93



Christmas At Woodland is coming soon! This is a special all worship event bringing glory to the King of Kings Jesus Christ! Join us for a unique experience of worship you'll never forget on Friday, December 10 @ 6:00pm / Saturday, December 11 @ 2:30pm/ or Sunday,
December 12 @ 9:00am or 10:55am (Childcare will be offered for both Sunday Services only)

Family Christmas Bonfire Night

Friday, December 17

Come join us on December 17th for our annual “Family Christmas Bonfire”! We are inviting all FAMILIES, from babies to grandparents out to this event.

Hosted in our new Woodland Community Park, join us for a favorite family Christmas movie on the big inflatable screen, s’mores and the decadent hot chocolate bar. Featured alongside these will be a super special “Journey to Bethlehem” experience on the Woodland Trail. You won’t want to miss that!

This is a great FREE event for the whole family! Don’t be a grinch, bring everyone you know!

Carols by Candlelight

December 18 - 6pm and 7pm Shows

As the Christmas season approaches and we all find ourselves busy with life, we sometimes forget about the reason for the season. Join us on December 18th, at our Carols by Candlelight service at the UTC Mall just outside the Kona Grill entrance. Take some time to join in the celebration of Christmas by singing along to well-known Christmas Carols and sharing some much needed family time together. Enjoy sipping hot chocolate and snacking on cookies for a time of fellowship with people you know, or friends you’re yet to make! Join us at either one of our times of 6:00pm or 7:00pm.

Do You see what i see? 

This is the second year to celebrate our last few months of the year through a campaign called “Do You See What I See”.This campaign takes us through the fourth quarter of 2021 looking with awe and wonder at the goodness of God. Seeing together what he has done, what he is doing and what he will do through Woodland.
We began on social media, in October, looking at His goodness through the vastness of his creation. Do you see what I see in every single thing he has created? What awesome, artistic and creative wonders he has made. Then, in November and December we focus on the goodness of God in our community and on the Woodland Campus specifically. Ministries, testimonies, opportunities will be some of the areas you’ll hear of God's goodness! You will also receive a mailer, giving you an opportunity for a special Christmas offering, to help us continue all the ministries the Lord has given us to steward at Woodland.


Meet N Greet

TODAY! Sunday, November 14 @ 10:15am

Are you a new guest? Been visiting for a while and now ready to take the next step? Interested in learning more about the Woodland Community? Want to meet Pastor Tim? This is the place! 

Get Connected

Sunday, December 5 @ 10:15am - 10:45am


Group Life offers three areas for you to be a part of the Woodland community
 Community Groups • Grow Groups • Activity Groups
We invite you to explore and see what Group Life is all about. Small groups help people grow in their faith and build community - find your community today! Pastor Bryan Lingle leads our Small Group Life, contact him with any questions bryan@gowoodland.com


We have a digital prayer chalkboard for you to post prayer requests but also to view other requests that need to be lifted up. Thank you for sharing!

Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.
Matthew 18:19

Join the Woodland 200 Prayer Team

At Woodland we believe in the power of prayer. We have created a digital team of people committed to praying for our church, our community, our nation and our world. We are The Woodland 200. If you are interested in being a part of the prayer ministry, simply tap on the image below to sign up as a digital prayer partner!


We offer something for everyone! We desire for anyone and everyone to be connected and stay connected at Woodland. We were created to be in Community with each other. Take a look around at our website and please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or we can help get you plugged in! We have ministries for pre-school all the way up to retired adults. Small Groups, Youth Conferences, Activity Groups, Major Community Events, a Motorcycle Club, A Fine Arts Academy- something for everyone! Tap on the image above to get started.

A Few Important Details

We offer two weekend services—Sunday at 9:00AM  and 10:55AM. The message is the same in both services. The worship style in  the 9:00AM service is a blended form of new & traditional worship, while the worship style at 10:55AM is more contemporary.

Join us on the LINK journey to discover what we believe, why we believe it, and how to show the world, with Woodland. LINK is a 6-week journey discovering all that God has for you and how the Woodland Community can partner with you in your relationship with Christ. Our First Step is a Meet N Greet, so we can get to know you, and you can get to know us!  
Each day is unique and a time to experience and show God's love. We believe that there can never be too much love in a community and our showing it has the potential to change a culture for the good. It happens when we live life together by encouraging one another and helping each other be who God created us to be. You Matter because you are fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of God, the Creator of the Universe.
Because YOU MATTER to Him, YOU MATTER to us.
Our Campus is called to provide a complete experience for followers of Christ, Monday through Sunday. We love to do life with people! The Lord is in our daily walk and He determines our footsteps. And In all of it, every day, we give God glory!
That’s what Every Day Matters means to us.
“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do,
do it all for the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31

Please contact if we can answer any questions or help you in any way! We are here to serve you and serve the community of Manatee County and Surrounding Areas!
Address: 9607 E State Rd 70, Bradenton, FL 34202
Phone: (941) 753-8588
Email: info@gowoodland.com

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