About Darlene Shadden

Darlene has been a part of the Canyon Springs team since mid 2012 and helps to manage the church office, church scheduling, writes the e-bulletin and administratively supports the other staff members.

Picnic at the Park Recap 2021

We Had A Blast at the Park! This past Sunday, about 165 of us gathered for our Picnic at the Park! We had a meal of tacos, rice, beans, chips, and salsa, followed by desserts of cotton candy and snow cones! It felt great to visit with each other, greet and reconnect with families we have missed, and play games! [...]

By |2021-07-19T18:47:14-07:00July 19th, 2021|Events, Ministries|0 Comments

Superhero VBS in Mexico – 2021

Calling all Super Heroes! The Superhero was our 2021 Vacation Bible School motto at Vision de Dios, Tijuana, Mexico. We had 17 superheroes from Canyon Springs, age range from 4 to “don’t ask,” traveled across the border to bring a message about the greatest superhero of all, Jesus Christ. We played games, including “Kapow the Villain,” where two of our [...]

By |2021-06-28T17:19:14-07:00June 28th, 2021|Ministries, Missions Ministry|1 Comment

Local Serving Opportunities!

Serving Our Local Communities When you volunteer locally, you get to interact with your entire community of people. People in our local communities will usually have vastly different stories and backgrounds. We receive a gift when we expand our world even 20 miles and receive the blessing of serving Him by serving others. You do not need to go across [...]

By |2021-01-27T11:53:45-08:00January 27th, 2021|Ministries, Missions Ministry|0 Comments

Merry Christmas! 2020 Year End

Generally, when posts and memes and tee-shirts reference 2020, they 1) point to how hard this year has been and 2) include one or more swear words to make the point. I have had more than a few moments when I have felt similar feelings about the world we live in now. Pandemic, racial tension, political unrest. I can understand [...]

By |2020-12-12T10:27:21-08:00December 12th, 2020|News, Pastor's Blog, Services|0 Comments

Christmas in Mexico – 2020

Christmas in Mexico looked a little different this year amid Covid-19; however, we were blessed by God's faithfulness and filled with joy as we celebrated Him! "There are more children here than we thought would come," the pastor and his wife shared with me as children were decorating sugar cookies with frosting and sprinkles. My stomach sank. What if we [...]

By |2020-12-09T07:19:02-08:00December 9th, 2020|Ministries, Missions Ministry|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight September 2020 ~ Rob Sobie

We're excited to recognize and thank Rob Sobie as September's Volunteer Spotlight!  He has been a vital part of our church community and has helped out in a lot of wonderful ways. Read more about how God has worked through Rob at Canyon Springs Church. What Ministry / Group do you Volunteer With? Set up/Tear down Ministry (or anywhere I [...]

By |2020-09-14T14:42:17-07:00September 14th, 2020|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Creek Week with Oasis Middle!

Creek Week  ~ OASIS MIDDLE! Last month, Oasis Middle School took a whole week to gather, reconnect, and celebrate the Lord. We were missing out on not being able to go to our summer camp, Creekside at Forest Home, so we decided to bring Creekside to Scripps Ranch! We played games on the field and at the pool, spent time [...]

By |2020-09-09T16:53:56-07:00September 9th, 2020|Middle School|0 Comments

The Book Nook – Women’s Ministry Book Drive

Women of Canyon Springs! Canyon Springs is blessed to partner with Refuge for Women, SoCal., a non-profit, faith-based organization.  This organization provides specialized long-term care for women who have escaped human trafficking or sexual exploitation. We continue to seek opportunities to walk with them in the healing process of the women participating in their program. Book Nook - Book Drive [...]

By |2020-09-02T08:05:02-07:00August 31st, 2020|Ministries, Pastor's Blog|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight August 2020 – Our Sunday School Teachers

We're excited to recognize and thank our Sunday School Teachers! Every Sunday, they are THERE! Our Sunday school teachers are committed and faithfully serve. They know your children by name. They share in their triumphs and tribulations.  Our Sunday school teachers provide engaging, enriching and nurturing environments that point our Canyon Springs kids to the Lord and allow them to learn and grow in the [...]

By |2020-08-27T15:10:44-07:00August 27th, 2020|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Let Freedom Ring!

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons Did you know? • Every 30 seconds, someone becomes a slave. • The average price of a slave is less than the cost of a new cell phone. • The average age of a modern-day slave is 12 years old. • Most victims are trafficked within their countries’ borders. • With the COVID-19 outbreak, [...]

By |2020-07-29T07:28:30-07:00July 28th, 2020|Pastor's Blog|2 Comments
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