Bruce Wood

Valley Lights Church, California
Lead Church Planter
Santa Clarita California
Valley Lights Church
April 14
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About My Family

Bruce and Erin have four kids. Before planting in Santa Clarita, they lived in Riverside, Calif. Bruce and Erin have a strong family and enjoy spending time together. Bruce enjoys outdoor activities and loves hiking in Santa Clarita.

About My Church Plant

Bruce served on staff as an associate pastor at Orangecrest Community Church (OCC) for 10 years. Bruce has played key roles in helping OCC grow from a young plant to now a multiplying church. Bruce started Valley Lights Church in Santa Clarita in June 2020.

Bruce has a strong relationship with a network of multiplying churches, and his church is the fourth generation in a family of church plants. Bruce desires to bring the hope of the gospel to the lostness of Santa Clarita, which is home to searching college students, identity-craving young families and affluence-seeking adults.

NAMB Church Planting

Millions living in North America have not been reached with the gospel. But a new church makes change possible in an unreached neighborhood.
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Pray for my family as we work together in ministry. Pray the church will be established and will faithfully work to plant in other communities, too. Pray the Lord brings leaders who can help within the church. Pray for stamina and longevity for ministry amidst attacks from the enemy.


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