Welcome to

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

Celebrating 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: September 24, 2023Here

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 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, the sermon was titled, “Wages of God” (from Matthew 20:1-16)     You can watch the worship service on our website Here or our Facebook Page Here

Coming Soon! 

“Crafternoon”    Saturday, September 30, 2:00 pm.  Come spend a fun afternoon crafting an easy fall project!  ($5 supply fee).   Questions? Ask Amanda.

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. begins again on Tuesday October 3rd. We’ll look at Jesus Says. 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 

Tue 03

Small Group Bible Study

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun 08

Adult Bible Study

October 8 @ 9:00 am
Sun 08

Streamed Worship Service

October 8 @ 10:00 am
Sun 08

Indoor Worship

October 8 @ 10:00 am
Sun 08

Fellowship Time

October 8 @ 11:00 am

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Wages of God.

September 24, 2023
The Seventeenth Sunday after 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