Welcome to

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

Celebrating 50 years!

Come join us for our Worship Service 

Sundays at 10am

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


Updated: June 4, 2023

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.

Did You Know?  2023 is the Fiftieth Anniversary of our church!   We’re planning a big celebration for Sunday, July 16!   

This Week…

Sunday!  We celebrated Trinity Sunday The sermon was titled, “Let There be Light” (from Genesis 1:1thru 2:4)   

 You can watch the worship service here on our website and/or our Facebook page… www.facebook.com/Shepherdofthevalleyoceanside

Coming Soon!   

Eat-O-Vision is coming  June 24, 4:00pm The film will be ” The Sandlot.” Foods will accompany those in the film. Mark your calendars! Invite your friends! Questions? Contact Amanda

Our 50th Anniversary Celebration of our church!   Sunday, July 16.  If you have contact with any former friends or members of our church who moved away, PLEASE contact them and encourage them to write some brief words about our church for our booklet.  Questions? Ask Carole

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. On a break until September. We’ll look at “Life in Year One:  The Holy Lands. We meet from 6:30-8:00. Questions?  Contact Revered Kolkman

Wednesday – Our Women’s study every Wednesday is on a break.

Men’s Bible Study Second Saturday (next study June 10) of each month 9:00 AM in the community building.  Breakfast will be provided.

Sunday – Kids Connection on the first Sunday and Bible Buddies Sunday School every second Sunday of the month 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 10

Men’s Bible Study

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 10

Property Improvement Event

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 11

Adult Bible Study

June 11 @ 9:00 am
Sun 11

Streamed Worship Service

June 11 @ 10:00 am
Sun 11

Indoor Worship

June 11 @ 10:00 am

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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