Life is full of challenges. At Woodland Baptist Church, we are just people who are trying to put together the pieces of this puzzle called life. The good news is that God has given us a master plan; it’s called the Bible. We want to invite you to come and explore God’s master plan for your life.

Woodland Baptist Church
3033 Ridge Road
Columbus, MS 39705


      History of Woodland

      The following is a short history of Woodland. In August, 1976, Ridgecrest Baptist Church of Columbus and BMA of MS agreed to co-support a mission church in Columbus. Support would continue until the church could become self-supporting. Fifteen members from Ridgecrest came to help establish the church. Land was purchased, clearing began and foundation was […]

      How to Join

      How to Join Woodland Baptist Church Believing that God’s Word teaches faithfulness in service and holiness in life, we hold membership in His church in high esteem. You may become a member: BY PROFESSING Christ as your personal Savior and following Him in scriptural baptism. BY TRANSFER of your church membership from a congregation of […]



      Shelby Hazzard – Senior Pastor Email: Shelby was called to Woodland Baptist in January 2012 and has completed his fourth year as our Pastor. He has been marred to Angie for almost 15 years and has four children, Logan (12), Mary Lauren (10), Micah Alexander (7), and Chloe Faith (1). They are all very […]

      What We Believe

      I. The Scriptures The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is God’s revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. Therefore, all Scripture is totally true and […]