Who We Are

Who We Are

Woodland Presbyterian Church is an open, inclusive community of faith, seeking to include everyone equally in the life of the church and its leadership, regardless of gender, ethnicity, social status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political persuasion, valuing each person’s life experience and point of view.

We welcome insights from other religions and spiritual traditions as important contributions to the ongoing development of our Christian faith.

We view the Bible as a collection of texts bearing witness to the faith of ancient Israel and the early Christian community, which are indispensable for keeping us connected to the roots of our faith but needing to be interpreted with critical awareness of their historical and cultural contexts.

We worship in a style that combines formal liturgy with informal spontaneity, with music, spoken word, and significant periods of silence, inviting full involvement by the congregation in every aspect of worship.

We are also a member congregation of More Light Presbyterians, “a network of people seeking the full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of faith in the life, ministry and witness of the Presbyterian Church (USA).”