The Alpha Course

Get Answers to Life’s Questions!  The Alpha course is a short, practical, non-denominational introduction to the Christian faith, and a course to revitalize an existing faith.  The most common statement from the Alpha graduates is,“Why did I wait so long to have this wonderful experience?”

Visit Alpha on the web @ guest.alphausa.org

We currently do not have Alpha courses scheduled at this time.


Crossways Bible Study


Crossways is a world-wide interdenominational Bible study that takes people all of the way through the Bible.  The Bible Study concentrates on God’s continued intervention and rescue of his people.  The cost of the materials is $10.

If you have any questions, or would like to sign up, please contact the church office at 949.831.8820.


Alpha Marriage Course


The Marriage Course is for any couple who wants to invest in their relationship, whether you have been together 1 or 61 years and whether you have a strong relationship or are struggling.  The goal of the course is to strengthen and improve marriages by building on communication skills.


Book Discussion Group


The Book Discussion Group is an important part of the library ministry.  We enjoy books of different styles and subject matter.  The book we are currently reading is posted in the newsletter and the worship bulletins.  By being part of a book discussion group, we are exposed to new ideas, have a renewed awareness of literature, and stretch ourselves in our reading selections.  We build relationships and enjoy the thoughts and experiences of others as we discuss books from our various perspectives.  The group meets the third Saturday of the month in the Library off the Sanctuary Library.  Come on in and join us!  For more information, please contact Karen Strauch.

Library Resources


The Mission Lutheran Church Library exists to provide individuals with books and resource materials which uphold biblical principles and values and encourage, edify, equip and strengthen our faith in Jesus Christ.  The Library is located off the entrance to the Sanctuary, and is open during church hours and Sunday services.  The Library is a member of the National Church Library Association (NCLA), which provides valuable information about the operation of a church library.  The NCLA has a quarterly newsletter with book recommendations from librarians who are members, which is use to help in purchasing our books.  Occasionally, there will be library volunteer that will bring book carts on the patio after services (in good weather) to highlight current books for children, youth and adults.  For more information regarding the library, please contact Debbie Schmidt.

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