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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

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: July 14, 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!  The message for The Eighth Sunday in Pentecost is entitled, “The Assurance of God’s Eternal Grace and Blessings” and is based on Ephesians 1:3-14. You can watch the worship service here on our Website and Facebook Page


Coming Soon: 


Sunday Morning Bible Study!  We meet at 9:00 in the chapel. We’re beginning a new study this week, looking at the fascinating book of Ruth. Come join us!


Eat-O-Vision:  Note: Date changed to July 27th at 4:00pm in the chapel. The film will be Enchanted. Foods will accompany those in the film. It’s fun! Come join us…


Beach Fun Day:  August 3 Noon at a beach to be determined.


The Men’s Breakfast – Study: Saturday July 20 at 9:00 am. Work party follows at 10am-noon.



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  Bible Study/discussion group on the book of Ruth. It’s at 9 a.m. in the chapel.

Tuesday Bible Study at the Kolkman’s. Is on a break. New study date yet to be determined

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

Men’s Bible Study usually Second Saturday (next study July 20) 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 

Sat 27


July 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sun 28

Adult Bible Study

July 28 @ 9:00 am
Sun 28

Streamed Worship Service

July 28 @ 10:00 am
Sun 28

Indoor Worship

July 28 @ 10:00 am
Sun 28

Fellowship Time

July 28 @ 11:00 am

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The Eighth Sunday in Pentecost

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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