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Celebrate Jim!

Do you enjoy party planning? Come help plan the celebration for Pastor Jim Wilson to take place on June 28th. Please contact Candice Cordova, Elder of Staff Support, at with questions. 

Pray for Persecuted Christians

All are encouraged to come and pray for your sisters and brothers suffering because they are followers of Jesus. Gather Monday, May 4th at 7pm in the Brides Room. Contact Ken Purucker at 562/594.6026 with questions.  

Fiesta Party

To celebrate the start of summer, Family Ministries and FLIPT will be co-hosting a Spring Fiesta for everyone on Wednesday, May 20th at 6:30pm! This is a fun way to bring in the summer together! We will have a BBQ meal provided, and other goodies & games! Please bring a dessert to share! Contact Karen Eckland, Children's Ministry Director, at with questions.

The Rest of the Story

Plan to join us on Friday, May 15th or Saturday, May 16th at 6:45pm for The Rest of the Story Dessert Drama! Tickets on sale Sunday, May 3rd and 10th, $7 each or a table for 8 for $50 at the table on the patio. Come learn about the heroes of our faith, enjoy good music and luscious dessert. Seating limited. Invite your friends and neighbors! See Roberta Ramont on the patio with questions. 


Save the Date for VBS!

Yep, you heard right, Vacation Bible School is coming for ages 4 years old through 5th grade! July 27th-July 31st from 9am-12noon. Mark your calendar and save the date! Like years past, it's FREE! Register today!


Make a Mother Happy

Stop by after service to order a special flower or succulent bowl for Mother's Day! Show your love to your mom, sister, aunt, grandma, cousin, or neighbor. This is your last chance to order! Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund for Women's Retreat. Pick up Mother's Day weekend! See Lorraine Navarro on the patio.

"Unbroken" Now in Library 

Laura Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini-a juvenile delinquent-turned-Army hero. His story is one of survival, resilience and redemption as a POW during WWII. The Billy Graham organization also has an accompanying DVD of his amazing work at camps for young boys. Contact Barbara Mackewicz at with questions.


Christian Literary Women

Literary Women will meet on Saturday, May 9th at 9:30am in the Fireside Room. Join us to discuss Jan Karon’s latest book Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good. Looking ahead to June: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold by Daniel James Brown.

G3: Godly Girls Getaway

Save the Date for our annual Women's Retreat the weekend of October 2nd-4th at Murrieta Hot Springs. Theme: Living with Purpose, Psalms 138:8. Contact Peggy Malbon at with questions.


Senior Adult Luncheon

Join us on Wednesday, May 20th at Noon in Zirbel Hall as the Second Wind, a musical group, will be sharing from their collection, "Songs Your Mother Should Know". Cost: $5.00. Sign up at the Senior Adult Ministries table on the patio.

Senior Adult Day Trips

On Thursday, May 14th we will be visiting the Lyon Air Museum and Sherman Library and Gardens. Sign up at the Senior Adult Ministry table on the patio. See Carol Jaeger with questions.

Serve in Love


Meet on Monday, May 4th at 7pm in the Round Room #4.

Cinco de Mayo Tamales!

They're here! Pick up your order in the kitchen after services. Contact Ginney Elmgreen at 562/505.1182 with questions. 

VBS Helpers Needed!

We are looking for helpers interested in serving at VBS! Could that be you? If you are interested, please contact Karen Eckland, Director of Children's Ministries, at We have various spots depending on your area of interest!

Crafts - Kids - VBS!

Items needed: tacky glue, black sharpies, buttons, small puzzle pieces, white spray paint, baby food jars, wood 1x1, empty water bottles (12oz), empty toilet paper rolls, glitter (any color), white paper plates, new white tube socks. Mark VBS and drop off in the church office.

Love God’s Little People

Would you like to hang out with our 2 & 3 year-old-children once a month during our 9am gathering? Please contact Michelle Heath at if you're willing to serve in this way!

Job Opening at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd needs an energetic Administrative Assistant with strong bookkeeping and payroll experience to support Good Shepherd 30 hours/wk in accounting, database administration and online communications. Please see job description and requirements on our website. Qualified candidates submit resume to Candice Cordova, Elder of Staff Support, at

Summer Serving

Love being with the kids but don’t want to serve year round? We are looking for temporary summer teachers during the months of July and August, whether it is once a month or more! This gives a chance for our full-time Sunday School teachers to have a break. Contact Karen Eckland, Children's Ministry Director, at with questions.

Beacon of Hope Walks Back the Shoe Drive

Please bring your used shoes to church! Any shoes in any condition so long as they are useable. No tops without soles, or shoes without tops. They must be attached to their mates, by shoe laces or rubber bands. Please deposit them in mission bin marked Beacon of Hope by May 31st. Contact Mark Carey at 562/427.1295 with questions.

Last Weekend

Miss gathering last weekend? Here's Pastor Paul's message, "Paul's Final Days"

Financial Update

Budget  $369,889
Giving     355,671

Thank you for your generous, sacrificial giving. You can now give online at!

Joint Solution

Owed               $443,029
Pledged             356,798
To be Pledged   - 86,231

Pledges already received: $331,972. Thank you!

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Phone: 562/493.2553
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Staff Members

DeLeon Abell,
Classic Worship, x113

Ellie Brandyberry,
Secretary, x200

Curtis Bronzan,
Preaching Pastor, x115

Don Broun,
Media Services

Karen Eckland,
Children's Ministry, x104

Elizabeth Gilmore,
Student Ministries

Eric Grasmeyer,
Modern Worship

Michelle Heath,
Childcare Coordinator, x110

Josh Higgins,
Student Ministries, x102

Bonnie Hildebrandt,

Carol Jaeger,
Senior Adult Ministry, x105

Carl Lemmel,

Beth Piburn,
Parish Nurse

Ruben Solis,
Facilities, x101

Thea Walker,
Finance Manager, x103

Paul White,
Spiritual Growth Pastor, x116

Jim Wilson,
Executive Pastor, x112
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