March 12 Worship

March 19 Worship

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Welcome to Woodridge Congregational United Church of Christ

As a caring and welcoming community, using the Bible as a resource and the teachings of Jesus as our guide, we joyfully welcome everyone into our Christian community, regardless of race, ethnicity, class, age, mental status, family structure, physical or mental ability, religious background or theological perspective, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

As Christian disciples, we invite all to share in the life, leadership, ministry, worship, sacraments, blessings and joys of our congregation.

Parking & Directions:

Woodridge is located across Reservoir Avenue and just north of the Garden City Shopping Center, near Harmony Masonic Lodge, Seven Stars Bakery and Chelo’s Restaurant on Reservoir Ave. (R.I. Route 2).

GPS:  546 Budlong Road (sanctuary), or 30 Jackson Road (office) Cranston, RI

Parking is available in the lot between Jackson and Woodridge Roads and across Woodridge Road from the sanctuary entrances (behind Chelo’s Restaurant; please do not park behind Seven Stars Bakery), as well as on surrounding streets.

Accessible rest rooms are located in both the sanctuary and Parish House buildings.

The Parish House includes Fellowship Hall, Sunday School class rooms and offices.

Worship with Woodridge

Recorded worship services are posted for viewing above. 

Accompanying bulletin(s) may be viewed here:   March 19 Worship

Look for updates here or ask to be added to our email list to receive direct notices which include links to view services, and other news.

We welcome you to Sunday worship in the sanctuary at 10 am, with appropriate precautions (see our In Person Worship page for more information).

Adult Education Opportunity

Adult education series for Lent … 

Jesus’ Ministry and Mission

5 Monday nights at 7 pm on Zoom … more information or to register –

Feb 27:  Discipleship & Community

March 6:  Healing

March 13:  Miracles

March 20:  Teaching in Word

March 27:  Teaching in Deed


Another way to grow deeper as a faithful community:   “Welcome Change”

Be curious about new ideas, perspectives, and approaches. Get excited by the possibilities that change can bring. What worked in the past won’t always work in the future, for God is doing new things.


Membership Exploration – If you are interested in exploring membership in the Woodridge community please contact pastor Scott.




 What’s Happening at Woodridge
March 26 – Fifth Sunday of Lent – worship at 10 am – “Resurrection”; text:  John 11: 38 – 44
Holy Week:

April 2 @ 10 am:  Palm Sunday – Featuring our children’s pageant; children’s choir; special music; a reading of the Palm Sunday story; and our intergenerational chimers

April 6 @ 7 pm:  Maundy Thursday – Featuring joint worship with the First Korean Church of RI; hand washing; communion received as the “Last Supper;” readings that explain the story of Holy Week; with special music to inspire us all

April 7 @ 11 am – 1 pm & 5-6:30 pm:  Good Friday (fellowship hall) – There will be 2 opportunities to walk a “prayer labyrinth” on Good Friday – one at lunchtime and one in the evening.  Brief devotions will also be offered during each time period and a simple soup and bread meal will be shared to close our evening time together. 

April 9 @ 6 and 10 am:  Easter

6 am:  The sunrise service will be held outside the front doors of the sanctuary (we will move inside if the weather is bad). The brief service will include a reading of the Easter story with a short message; prayers; and singing; continental breakfast to follow.

10 am:  Our Easter celebration will continue with our 10 am service which will include lots of special music; a children’s message from the pastor; Easter hymns; an Easter message; and community prayers. A recording of the Hallelujah chorus will conclude our service.

On-Going Activities

Lenten Mission & Service Project – Diaper collection for Adoption RI


Food Pantry volunteering – Second Saturday mornings – contact the church office if you would like to help out

An outdoor collection box for the Cranston Interfaith Food Pantry is located at the outside entrance at 30 Jackson Road, Cranston – bring your donations anytime