Moms Connect is taking a break for the summer, but we wanted to get together once a month for "Play Dates."

Join us at Miller Park in Eden Prairie to connect with moms who have kids of similar age. Invite friends and family to join you for a time of socializing while your kids play.

Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
August 13


Join Us for Moms Connect!

Moms Connect supports, encourages, & empowers moms as they grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ through biblical teaching, shared experiences and strong community. Whether you’re changing diapers, sending your kids off to school on the bus or navigating the teen years, Moms Connect has the perfect group for you!  We invite you to find your place to connect with other Wooddale Moms in our newly re-designed program of ministry to moms!

Moms Connect chapters of EARLY and SCHOOL years meet in the morning and the evening during the school year, so you can find a time that works for you and your family. Just select a chapter below to see more details. Registration is now open! Please click on the links below to register for the chapter that best fits your life stage and schedule.

Children's Programming is available during group meetings for EARLY and SCHOOL years chapters. You can register your children for Children's Programming at the same time you register yourself for Moms Connect. The cost of Moms Connect includes Children's Programming.  

The EARLY Years

Supports moms who have at least one child in the range from birth through age five.

  • AM chapter: Various Thursday mornings, September-May, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • PM chapter: Wednesday evenings, September-May,6:30-8 p.m.

The SCHOOL Years

Encourages moms with children in kindergarten through 6th grade.

  • AM chapter: Various Thursday mornings, September-May 9:30-11:30 a.m. 

  • PM chapter: Wednesday evenings, September-May, 6:30-8 p.m.

Moms of TEENS Connect

Empowers moms of ‘tweens’ through 12th grade.

Single Moms Connect

A free support group for single moms of all ages and life stages.




Wooddale offers a variety of women's Bible studies for anyone seeking to grow in their relationship with God. Please check out the variety of daytime and evening studies that are being offered at the Eden Prairie campus.

Click on the links below to see more information or to register.

Eden Prairie Studies


Becoming A Friend Of the Faithful God: Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., June 2-July 28 (no class June 23)

Beyond Appearances: Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m., June 30-August 18

Found, Surround & Abound! Tuesdays 6:45-8:45 p.m., June 9-August 12 


Children of the Day: Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m., June 17-August 12


Judges: Driving Out Your Enemies (for Women & Men) Thursdays 6:45-9 p.m. May 7- June 25

Living A Life Of True Worship (for Women & Men) Thursdays 6:45-9 p.m., July 16-August 20

Coming this Fall...

God's Great Reveal: Tuesdays 9:30-11:15 a.m., beginning September 15


Book Club

Wooddale Book Clubs offer a supportive, loving Christ centered community where readers can connect and develop a Christian perspective. Read to be delighted in the written word and in God’s creative process. Learn how to grow in recognition of God’s truth. Come share ideas and insight that will help you grow in your union with Jesus Christ. Choose either afternoon or evening, whichever fits your schedule.

Afternoon- 12:30-3 p.m.

When: Second Monday of each month, year-round
Where: Wooddale Café Eden Prairie Campus
Cost: Free- but please register
Contact: Bonnie Ronning 952.474.6991

Evening- 7-9 p.m.

When: Second Monday of each month, year-round
Where: Room 285 Eden Prairie Campus  (Meet at Einstein’s on Highway 62 and Shady Oak Road during June, July and August) 
Cost: Free - but please register
Contact: Jill Gallaher-952.393.4437

Health & Fitness

Join us for this exciting NEW ministry! Connect with other women and put your Faith & Fitness into action! In addition to a great workout, classes will include a devotional and weekly nutrition tip. Each week will offer a new workout–from cardio to core, strength to flexibility. Classes are appropriate for all fitness levels and offer individuals a chance to exercise in an encouraging and safe environment. All Classes are taught by certified fitness professionals who can’t wait to provide you with a fun work out! Bring: exercise mat, water bottle, and 3X3 fitness rings (available for purchase for $39 plus tax). Please click on the session below to register.

Tuesdays− 9:30-10:30 a.m. Eden Prairie Great Room

Winter: Jan. 6-Mar. 24

Cost: Free - but please register
Contact: Alicia Stratman−612.492.1707 or

Knit Together

Come join in knitting Healing/Prayer shawls for the comfort of those in need. Colossians 2:2 “This is what I have asked of God for you, that you will be encouraged by strong ties of love.”

First Saturday of the month - September-May, 2-4 p.m.

Cost: Free- but please register
Contact: Barb Madson- 612.708.3513


Come together to make new friends and serve our community by sewing quilts for Wooddale-supported ministries. A warm quilt can show the love of Christ to someone in need. Bring your own sewing machine but cutting mats, irons and ironing boards are provided. Each person works on their own project. Potluck lunch on Thursdays.

Second Thursday-Saturday and fourth Thursday-Friday each month
When: 9 a.m - 8 p.m.
Where: Room 275

Cost: Free- but please register
Contact: Nancy Miller−612.201.5240

Widows' Brunch

Widows of all ages come together to share stories, laughter and friendship over a delightful brunch 

When: 2nd Sunday of each month - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Off Campus
Cost: Price of lunch
Contact: Karen Ryding- 612.384.2674 

Widows' Group
We will be studying the book "From One Widow to Another" by Miriam Neff. 
When: Tuesdays: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Room 274

Spring: April 9-June 4

Cost: $15 (includes book)

Contact: Deloris Selland-952.898.3951 


We offer special events for every woman in every season of life. Some of our most popular events are the Women's Christmas Dessert, Spring Brunch and Summer Garden Party. We have events for everyone including working women, busy moms, and missions minded women just to name a few. Click on the links below to learn more and to register for these great upcoming Women's events:



Summer Garden Party - August 5