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Worship at Woodland is steeped in tradition, enlivened with joy, and everyone is welcome here.


Holy Communion at Woodland

We offer a traditional worship service for a contemporary, multi-generational congregation Sundays at 10:30am. Music is important to us, and our live, acoustic band brings energy and joy to our service.

Our service follows the Episcopal liturgy in a comfortable setting. We pray in the more contemporary language of The Book of Common Prayer’s Rite II, and all prayers, scriptures and hymns are printed in the bulletin to help you follow along.

Worship at Woodland includes readings from scripture; a 12- to 14-minute sermon; prayers; congregational singing; and the celebration of the Holy Eucharist. We offer a brief children’s sermon for the kids, after which they may either remain in the service or go to the playground for a supervised program.

FAQs

When is the service?
Sunday mornings at 10:30am

Do I have to dress up?
No. We are a casual congregation, but if you like to dress up, feel free!

How long is a service?
A worship service is about one hour long.

I’ve never been to an Episcopal Church. Am I going to know what to do?
Your bulletin will tell you what’s happening in the service, including words to the prayers and hymns. Our Vicar (that’s like a pastor or a minister in other denominations) will also walk the congregation through the service. If at any time you feel confused, ask the person next to you what’s going on. They’ll be happy to help.

Should I bring a Bible?
We print all the day’s scriptures in our bulletin, so you only have to bring a Bible if you want to!

Is there parking?
Yes!

Are kids welcome?
Definitely. We offer a brief children’s sermon, especially for kids. Afterward they can remain in the service or go to the playground for a supervised program. Those who head to the playground will return to the sanctuary in time for Communion.

I’m not Episcopal. Can I take communion?
All people who have been baptized, regardless of denomination, are welcome to take communion. If you have not been baptized or are not comfortable taking communion, you are welcome to come forward to receive a blessing instead.

I’m gluten-free. Can I take communion?
Gluten-free wafers are available at the altar. Let us know, and we’ll get them for you.

Is Woodland ADA accessible?
Yes.

Have more questions?
Reach out. We’d love to hear from you.