Escondido, CA





St. Stephen Women’s Retreat is coming very soon – September 4–6 at Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in Temecula. This year’s facilitator is Deacon Ralph Poyo who has been in ministry for over 30 years and is extremely passionate about helping people experience the person of Christ in everyday life. Register after Mass, by calling Valerie at 760-533-6564 or Brochures are in the Church Narthex.

XLT: Adoration, Praise, Worship, and Music for all youth but open to all will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 3. Deacon Ralph Poyo a dynamic man of faith and a gifted speaker will lead the reflection.

FRIENDS OF THE POOR WALK is coming Saturday, September 12 at Adams Park. Help us raise funds for the Food Pantry which serves less fortunate families, friends, and neighbors here in Valley Center and Pauma Valley. Walk, run a mile or more on the Heritage Trail. There will be free breakfast burritos and fellowship after the walk. Also free T-shirts to the first 100 walkers. Contact Chuck Clayton at 760-638-1300 with questions.

Register now for Faith Formation – grades K through Fifth grade. English classes begin Wednesday, September 23. All families are encouraged to participate in the Family Retreat from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 20th. There will be special activities and care for children under the age of 5.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is for anyone with questions about the Catholic Faith. There is a low key – no pressure inquiry each Sunday after the 9 a.m. Mass in the Youth Room. The RCIA process officially begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22. Do you have family members or friends who need God in their Lives? Consider inviting them to join the group.

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Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is “the church for people who don’t do church.” Cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, thought-provoking and rarely boring.

Ridgeview Church is a great place to meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and help discover God’s plan for your life. From home Bible study groups to youth events to preschool, there’s something for everyone of every age at Ridgeview. Call 760-751- 9890 or go to for further information.

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Free art classes will be taught by Artist Lenore Combs in the Church Fellowship Hall on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Call Lenore at 760-331-3268 if you have any questions.

DANIEL AND REVELATION BIBLE STUDY, Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m.

Learn to understand these two important books and how they relate to those of us living in these last days. For more information, and to register, contact Bob Whiteman

1-760-855-0858 or

WEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAYER MEETING Begins at 6:45 p.m. There is a fellowship dinner before Prayer Meeting from 6– 6:45 p.m. for those able to attend. Join the group as they go deeply into studying the life of Christ as revealed through “The Desire of Ages.”


All are invited to join us in worshipping God this Sabbath (Saturday). Services will begin with Bible study classes at 9:30 a.m. for all ages. The sacred Worship Service begins at 11 a.m. Previous sermons are posted at A fellowship meal will be served following the church service.


The church offers you complimentary Bible studies in English or Spanish if you would like a deeper understanding of what the Bible teaches and to know about last day events. If you have questions or would like more information, please email VC_ or call 760-975-4707.

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