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Welcome to Woodland

Easter Sunday, April 17

"He is not here; he has risen!"
Luke 24:6-7

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

Happy Easter!

Yes, Jesus rose from the dead, but what difference does it make?

First, Jesus’ resurrection means that we can have hope. The Bible says that death is our enemy (1 Cor 15:26). Experience also teaches us this. We fear death will take us from our loved ones, and we fear death will take our loved ones from us. No matter our wealth, beauty, or status, death is our end. How depressing! However, Jesus offers and supplies us with victory over death. The Bible says that those who believe in Christ will rise from the dead as he did. Jesus’ resurrection means that we have hope beyond the grave.

Second, Jesus’ resurrection means that God’s redemption applies to both the spiritual and the physical. Sometimes when we contemplate salvation, we think of it in only spiritual terms. That is, we’ll be like angels one day, floating on the clouds like ghosts. That’s not redemption. The Bible teaches that salvation entails the physical. It involves our bodies. Jesus’ literal, physical resurrection means that the whole cosmos —bodies, stars, trees, and plants — will be redeemed by God. God cares about the physical, along with the spiritual. Jesus’ resurrection shows us that.

Third, Jesus’ resurrection means that Jesus is Lord. Through the resurrection, Jesus conquered our greatest enemy, death. He is victor and conqueror. Jesus now has an incorruptible body. He can never be harmed. He can never be hurt. He reigns as the exalted God-man. All people will one day bow to him in submission and honor (Phil 2:10-11).

To summarize: Jesus has done tremendous acts of kindness for us. There’s no more relevant person than Jesus. He provides us what we need — hope, redemption, and protection. He rose. He lives. He reigns. And he offers you what we need. Will you trust him this Easter? May God bless you richly through the resurrection of Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Prayer

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

Events

Get Connected is next Sunday!

Sunday, April 24

 This class is a way in which you can meet some new people, get information on our different ministries and learn about opportunities that we have here at Woodland. Come to a relaxed class starting at 10:15am, in between services, and lasts only 1/2 hr. We meet in the new Middle School Bldg, come to door 15! Jenny McKindles leads this class, please contact her if you have any questions- jenny@gowoodland.com

Woodland Vacation Bible School

June 6-9, 2022 Monday thru Thursday 9am-12pm

WFA Made To Create

Summer 2022

Project Btown Summer Camps

Middle School Week: June 13-18

High School Week: July 25-30

The Woodland Academy

Now taking applications for enrollment for 2022-2023 school year!

Group Life

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

JOIN AN ACTIVITY GROUP TODAY!

LINK

We help you get started at Woodland!

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.

The Woodland Community

We are a community for the Community.

We are a Church. We are an Academy of Schools. We are a Community Center.

We have playground facilities, picnic areas, a fitness trail, a Performing Arts Center, a volleyball court and much more!  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 Disc Golf Club, A Fine Arts Academy and more - something for everyone!

A Few Important Details

:: WORSHIP SERVICES
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.

:: LINK
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!
Our Woodland Culture says: YOU MATTER.
You will hear us say this at Woodland. YOU MATTER because you are fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of God, the Creator of the Universe. You not only matter to God but YOU MATTER to us! We know that everyone has a story. The beauty of the gospel is that no matter what a person's life story is, Jesus has come to redeem it and give it another ending. That's why we proclaim that we will never stop telling our stories about what we have seen and heard. We are made up of very real people, from real situations in life, and together we are united for worship, discipleship, and service.

Our Woodland Culture says: EVERY DAY MATTERS.
Each day is unique and a time to experience and show God's love. Our Campus is called to provide a complete experience Monday thru Sunday. The Lord is in our daily walk and he determines our footsteps, and in all of it, EVERY DAY, we give God glory. So no matter what you do each day: work, play, worship, pray - do it with intentionality! God is in all of it and can be found in it every day.
That's what EVERY DAY MATTERS means to us.

:: CONTACT
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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