Past Events

Past Events

Ash Wednesday

The imposition of ashes will be part of the Ash Wednesday service at 7:00 p.m. at both campuses. Lent begins with dust and ashes. We start this time of intensive preparation for baptism or realigning our lives with the vows of the baptismal covenant acknowledging our human limitations. We remember we are dust and to dust we will return. Our efforts in this life will one…

Mexico Mission 2018

The Mexico Mission trip is January 11-15, and our mission is to construct finished houses in only three days and provide hope through the Vacation Bible School Program. Shepherd’s Mexico Mission is through a partnership with YUGO (Youth Unlimited Gospel Outreach). YUGO’s Ensenada Outreach Center has been partnering with churches throughout the Ensenada area for years.

Christmas Cantatas

Christmas Cantatas will be at all services on both campuses on Sunday, December 17. Cantatas are musical compositions for voice and instruments, including choruses, solos, and recitatives. The RSM campus presents “Gloria Deo” by Joseph Martin at 9:30 am and 11:00 am. The MV campus features “What Sweeter Music” by John Leavitt at 9:00 am and 11:00…

Round the Table Carol Sing

Come join us for a chance to sing your favorite carols. We start the evening with homemade soup and rolls and then move on to the main event: Christmas cookies, hot cider and hot chocolate. The evening concludes with a visit from Santa. This is one of our favorite events of the year. For more information, contact Kim Nason at

Black Friday Hike

Aliso Creek Trail Hike Trail Head: small parking lot off El Toro just west of Marguerite (near Saddleback Church). Parking lot can only be accessed by traveling west on El Toro. Trail notes: This is a paved path that parallels El Toro Blvd. Dogs and strollers are welcome. There is no water or restroom at the trailhead so plan accordingly. Easy gentle climb up and back,…

Building Bridges: Interfaith Thanksgiving Opportunity

Each year we partner with our friends from the Orange County Islamic Foundation and Temple Beth El to create Thanksgiving food baskets in support of Families Forward. You’re invited to donate items for the food baskets ahead of the gathering (2 cans of sweet potatoes or yams, 2 jars of gravy,…