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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

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: July 3, 2022

New Pastor Installed:

Joel Luckemeyer was installed as our new Pastor on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Pastor Luckemeyer (who prefers to be called Pastor Joel) can be reached at pastor@svlchurch.org.  We welcome Pastor Joel’s family: his wife Amy, and their children Jeremy and Lucy!

 This Week…

Sunday!  We celebrated the Forth Sunday after Pentecost.  The sermon was on Luke 10:1-20 and is entitled, “Never Alone, Never Without“. You can listen to the sermon and watch the worship service here on our web page…

Coming Soon…


Movie/Dinner Saturday July 16 at 4:00pm. Come enjoy the movie “Meet Me in St Louis” and foods that go with the movie! Bring Friends!


Faith and Family Night

Storm Baseball Game!   It’s coming on Friday, August 12, 7:05 PM at Lake Elsinore Baseball Diamond.  Cost is just $14.00 (all ages) with prime Diamond Level seating and parking pass.  There will be fireworks after the game.  Sign-ups have begun; the last day will be July 10.  Questions?  Contact Rick Adams

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:  Every Sunday 10am on our Facebook page we stream our services.

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 is leading us in a great study of the Lord’s Prayer, including Luther’s insights from the Large and Small Catechism.  Come join us!.

Tuesday Bible Study at the Kolkman’s.  Is on hold through the Summer.  Questions?  Contact Allen

Wednesday – Our Women’s study every Wednesday’s evenings 5:oopm via Zoom. Interested in joining  contact us at the email address below

Men’s Bible Study  Second Saturday (next study July 9) 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 09

Men’s Bible Study

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 09

Property Improvement Event

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 10

Adult Bible Study

July 10 @ 9:00 am
Sun 10

Streamed Worship Service

July 10 @ 10:00 am
Sun 10

Indoor Worship

July 10 @ 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