Darlene Shadden

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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.

Women of Canyon Springs: A Recap of our Sip and Shop with White Rainbow Project

The Women of Canyon Springs gathered last Friday night for a "Sip and Shop" with The White Rainbow Project. The ladies learned from Rachel Iacoboni, the Director of The White Rainbow Project, about the desperate situation of widows in India. If an Indian wife loses her husband, no matter the cause, cancer, car accident, or [...]

Women of Canyon Springs – A Recap Of Our Christmas Desserts and Gift Exchange!

On December 1st, 2023 almost 40 of the Women of Canyon Springs came decked out in their holiday finest to attend the 3rd Annual Christmas Dessert and Gift Exchange!  The item for this year’s gift exchange was socks.  The socks were all so different and fun. We also collected over 40 pairs of socks to [...]

Merry Christmas! Year End 2023

I am grateful to be your pastor. One of my favorite moments is simply sitting in my new office, sipping coffee, crafting meaningful messages (or attempting to!) However, one day, while enjoying my little haven, I received an unexpected knock on the door. It was a dear friend from Canyon Springs. I wondered why he had come. Did he have [...]

By |2023-11-20T19:08:16-08:00November 20th, 2023|News, Pastor's Blog, Services|0 Comments

The Journey House

The Journey House is a transitional (18-month) supportive home for up to six female tenants. Residents graduate from the San Diego Rescue Mission's Academy 12-month program. Community involvement is significant. Residents are encouraged to attend a local church and participate in activities/events within their neighborhood. This home is located in the Chollas View Neighborhood. The ability to harvest spiritual gifts found in [...]

By |2023-10-17T17:52:28-07:00October 17th, 2023|Missions Ministry|0 Comments

Women of Canyon Springs – A Recap Of Our Lifeway Conference

The Women of Canyon Springs Church took advantage of the opportunity to let go of our obligations for the weekend to attend the two-day LifeWay Women’s Conference in Phoenix. We soaked in the warm Arizona temperatures and beautiful desert scenery and honed in on the topic of faith. We heard from captivating speakers, including Lysa [...]

Women of Canyon Springs – An Afternoon Tea Recap

Sunday afternoon could not have been more enjoyable as the Women of Canyon Springs gathered at Addy’s Bistro to enjoy tea together.  Our senses were dazzled with the amazing aromas of freshly baked scones, lemon bars, French macaroons, and brewing tea!  The table was set with fresh flowers, beautifully crafted delicious pastries, and finger sandwiches. [...]

A Fond Farewell

A Fond Farewell At Canyon Springs Our church has been in a series called “Get out of the boat,” detailing the faith Peter took when he stepped out of the boat to walk on water toward Jesus. From the beginning, this church has given my family great opportunities to step out of the boat. I will never forget the steps [...]

San Diego Rescue Mission/Canyon Springs Partnership

San Diego Rescue Mission is truly grateful for the over fifty brand-new backpacks with bibles and goodies!   Canyon Springs Church stepped up once again and made a difference. We now know that God has so much in store for ALL of us. The Story of A Big God & the Little Red Backpack Recently we [...]

By |2023-05-09T16:33:45-07:00May 9th, 2023|Missions Ministry|0 Comments

Women of Canyon Springs – Bunco Night Recap!

There was laughing.  There was screaming, and there were lots and lots of smiles!  This was last week’s Women of Canyon Springs Bunco and Silent Auction!  A dozen beautiful women arrived at our new building for a fun-filled night. The Silent Auction raised over $500 toward our new building fund!  Tamping down the excitement of the [...]

Women of Canyon Springs Christmas Celebrations 2022

Our Christmas celebrations were a special time for our Women of Canyon Springs! The past couple of weeks were fun and festive for the Women of Canyon Springs! Friday night, 37 women gathered at Julie Mountain’s house to celebrate the birth of Jesus with the “Women’s Christmas Dessert and Gift Exchange.” All decked out in our Christmas best, we ate [...]

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