High School Ministries Staff


Profile image of Cliff Woodward
Cliff Woodward
High School Ministries Pastor



Cliff Woodward joined the Bridgeway staff in August of 2016 as Associate Youth Pastor and transitioned into the Senior High Pastor role in May of 2017. In his role, Cliff works to lead high school students to Christ through intentional programming and meaningful relationships. Cliff's favorite part of his job is spending time with students and getting to know them. He also loves teaching God's word and helping students get a better grasp of the Bible.

Cliff holds a B.A. in Youth Ministry with a minor in Bible and Theology from William Jessup University. He loves sports (especially baseball and soccer) and enjoys playing the drums in his free time. He also goes to Disneyland any chance he gets!

Ellie Cole
High School Administrator



Ellie Cole joined the Bridgeway staff in December of 2017 as the High School Ministry Administrative Assistant. In her role she coordinates events, helps plan activities, keeps the HSM calendar organized, and provides administrative support to Pastor Cliff. She loves working with students and seeing them get excited about their faith. She also loves that she gets to lead a small group and play a part in teenagers’ spiritual journey.

Ellie is married to Travis and they have two cats, Chloe and Lemon. When she is not at Bridgeway she enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends, hiking, road trips to the beach, and shopping at Target.