Museum News

September 2019



We have a very special weekend planned for October 5th - 6th (Saturday and Sunday). Our Annual Silent Auction is the only fundraiser for the Museum and we rely on your presence to make it a success. The silent auction runs from 1 PM - 2:30 PM with the live auction starting at 1:30 PM. Special snacks and refreshments will be provided. If you have a service or item that you would like to donate to the auction, please let us know.

The website for the auction is:

Please note that we will begin our lecture series at 3 PM following the auction. The Museum will be open from 12:30 PM - 3 PM and after the lecture. Information concerning our guest speaker is as follows:



Dr. Phil Sylvia will be our guest speaker on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th.  Dr. Silvia is a research professor at Trinity Southwest University as well as a Field Supervisor and Director of Scientific Analysis for the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project in Jordan. With an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, he brings a unique and practical perspective to the study of archaeology and the Bible. Using the latest in scientific data, during Saturday's presentation, he will be sharing what actually happened at Sodom when the destruction took place. It is a fascinating presentation you will not want to miss. Sunday's topic will address the relationship between archaeology and our understanding of the Bible. Saturday and Sunday presentations will both start at 3 PM. There is no charge for these events and they will be held at the Museum. Below is the schedule for the weekend.


Saturday, October 5th  

1-2:30 PM - Silent Auction

1:30 PM - Live Auction

3 PM - "Evidence For The Destruction of Sodom" with Dr. Phil Silvia


Sunday, October 6th

3 PM - "On The Reliability of the Old Testament: Why Archaeology Matters" with Dr. Silvia


God Bless,

Carl Morgan (Director and Curator)



Museum Mission Statement

The primary reasons for beginning and maintaining the Woodland Museum of Biblical Archaeology are:

 To preserve and display antiquities from the land of the Bible.

 To promote the understanding and teaching of Biblical History.

 To demonstrate the historical and geographical authenticity of the Bible.

 To create a learning environment for understanding God’s redemption of the world through Jesus Christ.


God’s Provision

There is no charge for visiting our Museum.  However, to operate, maintain, and improve the museum, we rely on donations. Donations are tax deductable and can be made anytime, either at the museum, online using your PayPal account, or by mailing a check to:

Woodland Museum of Biblical Archaeology

c/o Woodland United Fellowship

240 N. West St.

Woodland, CA 95695

Please make sure that checks are made to WUF and put “museum” in the memo space.

For your convenience, you can also make donations through our website and your PayPal account.


God Bless,

Carl Morgan