Children's Minsitry Camp Scholarship Fundraiser 

Rincon Brewery | August 17 | 11 am—8:30 pm

Orchard Life is a monthly publication highlighting events going on at Orchard. In every issue, you will find Staff and Ministry articles, announcements, and much more!

July 31-August 21

Flip-flops or shoes in good condition, no heels or dress shoes, everyday shoes only 

Food - nonperishables, seasonings, special treats

Hygiene items - toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, deodorant, shampoo, 

razors, combs, brushes, men’s & women’s undergarments, menstrual necessities, socks

Wednesday After School Program

Preschool Kids - 5th grade

Aug. 31, 2022 - April 26, 2023

$50 for the whole year!


Read and Play

August 1  |   9:30 am - 11 am

Orchard Children's Ministry Area

Parents bring your kids to meet up for a story and playtime. 


Contact Melinda Hoyt for more information.  

Youth Movie Night

August 2  |   6 - 8:30 pm

Orchard Youth Building

We got the popcorn! Bring a snack to share


Contact Cody Schulze for more information.  

Grog Night

August 9  |   8 - 9:30 pm

Orchard Youth Building

Middle and High Schoolers come try to defeat the Grog in this suspenceful night game. 


Contact Cody Schulze for more information.  

Orchard Family Beach Meet-Up

August 10 | 9:30 -11:30 am

Harbor Cove Beach

Families are invited to meet-up at Harbor Beach Cove. This is a great beach to bring inflatables to float on. All Ages Welcome! 


Contact Melinda Hoyt for more information.  

Middle & High School Sleepover

August 13-14 | 6:30 pm - Noon

Orchard Youth Building

We will go to the VC Fair then spend the night in the youth building. Breakfast will be provided. 


Contact Joanna Shculze for more information.  

Cheer and Dance Camp

August 15-19 | 9 am - Noon


A fun week of dance, cheer, crafts, and Bible for kids.

Youth Game Night

August 16 | 6 - 8 pm

Orchard Youth Building

Middle and High Schoolers come for a fun night of games! 


Contact Cody Shculze for more information.  

 Summer Camp Fundraiser

August 17 | 5-8 pm

Rincon Brewery - Ventura

10% of sales of food will be donated to help offset the cost of Summer Camp for our Elementary School kids and families. Bring the flyer and all your friends and family for a delicious dinner!

Annual Lemon Festival

August 21 | After the Service

Join us for our annual end of the summer celebration. Enjoy a delicious lunch, fun activities for all ages, Lemon Dessert Contest, and more!  

Tent Takedown

August 27 | 8:30-Noon

Many hands makes light work! Come lend a helping hand in taking down the tent. 

Kids Club

Begins August 31 | 3-4:30 pm

$50 / kid for the whole year

Children's Ministry Area

Orchard Kids Club is a fun after school program for kids ages preschool through 5th grade. Children rotate with their small group through various activities like games, crafts, science, service projects, music, Bible stories, and more! 

JULY 2022

Women's Minsitry Movie Night

July 8  |  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Orchard Patio

Join us for fellowship and fun with other Orchard women as we share snacks, enjoy the new patio fireplace, and watch a movie together. 


Women ages 13 and older welcome. 

Movie TBD (rating PG or PG-13)


Contact Deya Jacob for more information.  

Summer Education Series

July 13, 20, 27 |  6:30 pm


Is Christian unity possible when we disagree on social issues? 


Together we will learn how to have civil discussions and engage with one another. We would love to see you, hear you, and learn from you. You are invited to join in on the conversation.


July 13 - View the documentary "Purple" which presents a rare political conversation that uplifts, provokes, and inspires. 


July 20 - Does theology/scripture inform our opinions, decisions, and actions? Or does a political party or person inform us?


July 27 - See how & where Christians can be Biblically informed and hold a variety of perspectives.

IMPACT Mission Trip - Sharing Night

July 17 | 6 pm

Library or Zoom

What's it like to go on IMPACT? 

Come find out what happened in Honduras and Turkey from our IMPACT Summer Missionaries. 


Zoom option available. Once you register you will be sent the Zoom Meeting Information.

Tender Life Walk

July 30

Come join us on Saturday, July 30 for a lovely walk downtown to show our support for the Tender Life Maternity Home here in Ventura.


If you would like to carpool meet us in the Orchard Parking Lot BEFORE 8:15 am. We will be leaving promptly at 8:15 am.  Or meet us at The River Community Church at 8:30 AM (889 E. Santa Clara Ave, Ventura). 

Contact Mike Hershey for more information.

JUNE 2022


June 4   |  10:30 am - Noon

Meet at Orchard

Come join us for a neighborhood cleanup along Telephone Road, neighboring streets and Kimball Park.


It’s easy, all ages are welcome, and it’s a great testament to our care for our community! 


Suggested items to bring:

  • Trash bag
  • Tool for picking up trash
  • Gloves
  • Water, sunscreen, & hat


This event will be a part of ACTION Ventura County’s Love VC day, which coordinates faith communities from across the county to come together in service


Click below to sign up or simply show up on June 4. We hope to see you there!


Contact Jeremy Jacob for more information.  

So You Wanna Be a Graduate

June 12  |  5 pm  |  $5

Worship Center

Come be a part of the Live Studio Audience! Orchard's very own 8th and 12th grade students will be the contestants of the hottest new game show! 


Dinner will be served. 

Grab your ticket now! 

IMPACT Mission Trips

June 24 - July 8 (Honduras)

June 24- July 11 (Turkey)

Pray for us!

Join us in praying for Turkey and Honduras teams. Use the Home Team Prayer Calendars below to daily pray for the teams while they are abroad. 

Kids & Volunteers Register NOW

Dino Dig VBS 

June 20 - 24, 2022

9 am - Noon

VBS Sunday

June 26 

Under the Tent

The kids have been having fun all week learning and growing in their faith. Come and join in on the fun. The kids will share some of the songs they learned. We will hear a message based on the scripture they heard. 


After the service plan to stay for a free lunch and fun activities for all ages. 



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