Welcome to

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

Celebrating over 50 years!

Come join us for our Worship Service 

Sundays at 10:00am 

“I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep” – John 10:11


Updated: April 7, 2024

Pastor Joel is here for you!  If you have a pastoral need or a prayer request for Pastor Joel, he can be reached at:  pastor@svlchurch.org.

This Week… Sunday!  We celebrated The Second Sunday of EasterThe sermon was titled, “Easter All Year Long ” (from Matthew 28:7).     You can watch the worship service on our Webpage or Facebook.

Coming Soon: 

Tuesday Bible Study:   Starting up again this week April 9th.  We meet at the Kolkman’s, 6:30-8:00.  Topic: “We Believe: Celebrating the Creeds” 

Sunday Morning Bible!  This meets at 9:00 in the chapel. The following week We will begin a new study April 14th entitled, “Judges” 

Bowling and Pizza: April 20th (Details to follow)

Church Potluck:  May 19 at 11:15am after service Potluck

Crafternoon: May 25 at 2:00pm (Details to Follow)

SUNDAY WORSHIP:  Every Sunday 10:00am. Our services are Lutheran in character, informal yet reverent, with both traditional and contemporary aspects. It’s easy to follow with everything printed out in the worship folder and on the screen. If you have any questions about our worship service check out our FAQ page or email the church at contact@svlchurch.org

Streaming Worship:  We stream our services every Sunday at 10am on our Facebook page

Fellowship:  Shepherd of the Valley is a friendly church!  We embrace each other and LOVE to talk with each other!  It’s a good thing… and we greatly encourage it. Our celebration continues after the worship service.  You can sign-up for future weeks on fellowship table.

Hey Kids! There are fun activity bags hanging on a rack in the back of the church for any children who wish to use them.  Please return the bag after the worship service.

Ministry Meeting:  Meets the first Thursday of each month via zoom.  If you have any desire to observe this meeting you are more than welcome to join in.  Contact Bruce at (contact@svlchurch.org) if you wish to be sent the link.

Sunday – Adult Bible Study.   Pastor Joel leads a new Bible Study/discussion group entitled, “Genesis”. It’s at 9 a.m. in the chapel.

Tuesday Bible Study at the Kolkman’s. Is on a Christmas break. Studies will begin again on Tuesday January 9th.  We meet from 6:30-8:00. Questions?  Contact Revered Kolkman

Thursday Bible Study at K’s house. The study is not meeting at the moment. 

Men’s Bible Study Second Saturday (next study October 14) of each month 9:00 AM in the community building.  Breakfast will be provided.

Sunday – Kids Connection on the first Sunday will be conducted in the community building following children’s message.  Children ages 3 to high school will be escorted to the community building and return after service (after sermon if parents wish).

If you are interested in information about any study, email us at CONTACT@SVLCHURCH.ORG 

Sun 14

Adult Bible Study

April 14 @ 9:00 am
Sun 14

Streamed Worship Service

April 14 @ 10:00 am
Sun 14

Indoor Worship

April 14 @ 10:00 am
Sun 14

Fellowship Time

April 14 @ 11:00 am
Sun 21

Adult Bible Study

April 21 @ 9:00 am

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The Second Sunday of Easter

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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church
4510 N River Rd
Oceanside, California 92057

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Shepherd of the Valley
PO Box 406
San Luis Rey, CA. 92068