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Here at Good Shepherd we have a variety of ministries for you to volunteer and participate in.
Below you will find our full list and the ministry leaders of each program.

Join fellow Christians in going verse by verse through a book of the Bible. Each week we read a portion of scripture, discuss the context of the passage and contemplate how it can be applied today. We invite you to join us weekly and drop-ins are welcome.

For more information, contact Pastor Mike at mike@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5176.

Our Caring Team assists in supporting our congregation with home visits, check-in phone calls, writing cards, preparing meals and more, depending on need. The team consists of volunteers who seek to connect with church members who are experiencing a life change and could use support.

For more information, contact Pastor Mike at mike@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5176.

As a parent you’re challenged with tough conversations and decisions daily. We want to support you in your parenting journey and equip you with the knowledge and tools to make things a little bit easier. Topics include how to talk with your kids, suicide, anxiety, identity, porn, social media, leadership, gender, dating and more.

For more information, contact Pastor Tom at pastortom@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5175.

Our ESL program has been serving the needs of our diverse community by sharing the Christian faith to adults who speak English as a second language since April of 2017. We offer 7-10 week class sessions in the winter, spring and fall. The class consists of an hour of Bible study and an hour of conversation time with a volunteer native English speaker.

For more information, contact Monica Wilt at monica@gslcirvine.org or (949) 387-3205.

Children in Pre-K through 5th grade are invited to join us to worship, hear God’s word and spend time with children their age during our 9:30 am Education Hour. We provide an engaging and fun experience for your kids through crafts, games, music and more!

For more information, contact Stephanie McArthur at stephanie@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5180.

Our Gatekeeper’s Ministry works to provide a safe campus for all who visit church on a Sunday. It consists of two volunteer teams, Security and Medical, that are trained to add to the overall church safety and security. Team members consist of staff and volunteers who are prepared to facilitate a safe and effective response to common emergency situations.

For more information, contact Pastor Mike at mike@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5176.

LifeGroups are made for people who desire to build authentic Christian community, have fun and deepen their faith in a small group setting. We offer three 10-week sessions in during winter, fall and spring.

For more information, contact Pastor Mike at mike@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5176.

Our Men’s Ministry gathers about once a month to spend time with their fellow Christian men. Whether it’s a BBQ, a hot breakfast, or a weekend retreat, we seek to connect with one another and grow closer to Christ.

For more information, contact Pastor Mike at mike@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5176.

Children ages 4 and younger are welcome to be dropped off in the Infant/Toddler Center for nursery care during our Sunday morning church services. Our staff and volunteers are here to offer a safe and loving environment. Our time with your little ones is spent engaging in free play, singing songs, and teaching them simple lessons about God.

For more information, contact Christina Westrope at christina@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5179.

Our congregation’s Stephen Ministry equips lay-leaders to provide one-to-one Christian care to people in our congregation and community who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Stephen Ministry lay-leaders provide care and support by listening, praying and encouraging.

For more information, contact Pastor Mike at mike@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5176.

Engage in Christian fellowship in a social setting by joining us at our Sharpies (55+) events. Potluck meals, musical theater shows, museum visits and picnics are just a few event types we offer.

For more information, contact Roma Bunch at rgsbunch@cox.net or (714) 296-6318.

Our Women’s Ministry meets once a month (or more) to gather for a variety of events. Whether it’s a Bunco night, time spent in worship, wine & paint event, or a weekend retreat, we seek to connect with one another in Christian community.

For more information, contact Cary Spohr at cary@gslcirvine.org or (949) 398-5178.

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