SENIOR / FOUNDING PASTOR
Ted Cunningham is the founding pastor of Woodland Hills Family Church. He enjoys being married to his wife of over 20 years, Amy. They live in Branson, MO with their two children, Corynn and Carson. He is the author of The Power of Home, Fun Loving You, Trophy Child, and Young and In Love and coauthor of four books with Dr. Gary Smalley including The Language of Sex and From Anger to Intimacy. He is a regular guest on Focus on the Family, Life Today, and Moody Radio. He is a graduate of Liberty University and Dallas Theological Seminary.
Matt Gumm serves as Worship Leader. He is incredibly passionate about the body of Christ coming together to worship. “God demands excellence. It’s not about money, staff, or talent…its about making a choice to do your best and use the talents you were given for Him.” Matt tries to live by this philosophy and praises God for filling the gaps in his life. Matt enjoys combining music and laughter to serve the Lord each week. He is married to his best friend, Katie and is dad to Norah and Nash.
Denise Boerema is the Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor and Director of Ministries. She loves to get people involved and moving. Her goal is to encourage our leaders and keep everyone organized. Tom is her husband. They have 7 grown kids and 5 grandkids.
Stephanie Watson serves as Family Ministries and Social Media Director. She oversees our birth through senior high ministries, and our social team. She desires for all the ministries at Woodland Hills to be creative, purposeful, and full of energy. She is married to Andy and is the mom of Sam, Roy, Lucy, and Emma.
Katie Gumm serves as the Experience Director. Her desire is to create excellent experiences that inspire families to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. She believes all elements of a service or event are equally important and can work together to create moments that have eternal impact. She loves serving her church, serving Christian authors as publicist, serving her husband Matt and his many dreams and talents and serving as mom to Norah and Nash.
Amy Cunningham directs our Ministry Environments. She is a visionary who loves to see entire families embrace the church. Her desire is to create and maintain environments for Woodland Hills family to be intentional in living out the vision of the church throughout the facilities we have been blessed with. She is married to Ted, and mom to Carson and Corynn.
Corey Mitchell is our Creative Director. He loves telling stories visually through video, motion graphics, and design, creating meaningful and emotional experiences that help present the Gospel clearly. He is married to Mesa and they have four kids, Lundyn, Charlee, Myles and Ella. “Woodland Hills is so sincere in its passion for Jesus. It’s awesome to be part of a church where you can see His hand on everything.”
Andy Watson is our Facilities Director. He is inspired by Jesus’ example as a servant leader and has made that his life goal. He is married to Stephanie and is the father of Sam, Roy, Lucy and Emma who keep his life busy and his heart full.