Family Ministries at Shepherd


Family Ministries exists to support kids, parents, and grandparents in their spiritual lives by connecting them with Jesus.

Sunday School

We have an in-person Sunday School program, at both campuses at 10:00 am.


Nursery & Childcare

(On hold during pandemic)

On Sunday mornings at both church sites, we have a welcoming and friendly nursery room for all our little ones ages newborn through 3 years old. Our nursery is staffed with paid and background checked childcare workers who lovingly look after your littlest children.

If you need childcare during the week for a church event please download a Childcare Request Form here and return to the office.


Vacation Bible School

VBS 2022 will be July 18-22 at the RSM campus.

We’re so excited to experience Discovery on Adventure Island at Shepherd of the Hills this summer! Our program will be for children entering kindergarten through children entering 6th grade and will take place at the RSM campus. If you would like to volunteer at Vacation Bible School, please sign up using the link below.
Registration information will be sent out soon. Due to limited capacity, SOTH families will receive priority registration. Contact Sam Nason to learn more at

Here’s the link to the volunteer sign-up form:


Music Camp

The annual Music Camp is held each summer at the Rancho Santa Margarita site, with auditions, rehearsals and performances taking place over a two week period.

The 2022 Music Camp performance is “Arkeology.” Auditions and rehearsals begin June 12, with performances on June 24 and 26.

Music Camp is open to kids and youth who have completed kindergarten through 12th grade. Friends and neighbors are welcome to participate.

See here for more information.

Contact Kim Nason at for more information.

Positive Parenting Class

(On hold during pandemic)

Shepherd of the Hills has a parenting class called Positive Parenting, taught by the Juda Carter and Esther Chun. See here for more information and to sign up for the next class.

Joyful Noise Children and Youth Choir

(On hold during pandemic)

The Joyful Noise Children and Choir practices on Sundays from 10:15- 10:45 am in the MV Youth Lounge. All ages 4 years through high school are welcome to join in on the fun!  Please contact Schehera McKasson ( or Alicia Riding ( for information.

Lazy W Camp

The Lazy W Ranch is located in the beautiful Cleveland National Forest, east of San Juan Capistrano, and offers week-long summer camps for elementary, junior high, and senior high level.

See here for more information and registration.