We are thankful to be present with one another and in community again. We invite all to recommit to being present with this church family for Bible classes and worship on a weekly basis in 2024. Your presence, thoughts, journey of faith, and encouragement matter to this body of believers! Masks are welcome but not required. We look forward to worshiping, learning, serving, and growing as a part of Christ’s family in the Conejo Valley this year. Let’s make commitment to God and God’s community a priority this year.

Dave & Buster’s: New Friends Night. Join us on Friday, January 12 from 6-8pm for an evening of fun at Dave and Buster’s. This night is focused on celebrating, welcoming, and getting to know some new faces at Conejo. We seek to be a thick, intergenerational community of faith, and these gatherings give us an opportunity for special fellowship and fun together. To learn more, please contact Travis Moore or the CVCC Church Office.

Crafty Women. CVCC Women of all ages are invited to spend 4-6 hours together once per month at the church building. Enjoy extended time deepening friendships with one another while making progress on current craft project(s) or hobbies of choice.

The next Crafty Women Event of 2024 is scheduled for Sunday, February 25, beginning at 1pm.


Moms Better Together. The third Friday of each month, moms of all ages and life stages are invited to gather at the church building from 5:45 to 7:45pm to share a meal and have time to encourage one another.

MBT Meetings this quarter will take place on the following dates:

  • January 19 
  • February 16
  • March 15 

Because a meal is provided, it is important that those who want to participate RSVP. Links to RSVP will be posted for each month when they are available.

Hiking Trails Ministry. The Conejo Hiking Trails Ministry hikes once per month (the third Saturday) in the Ventura County area. Hikers of all levels are welcome. The focus is fun, faith, fitness, friendship, and fellowship while enjoying the beautiful gifts that God has given us in the areas that surround us.

Details for each month’s hike will be shared through the weekly Family News bulletin and through the CVCC FB page.

January 20 — Malibu Canyon Hike (begins 8am) Lower Parking Lot M*A*S*H hike!
February 17 — TBA
March 16 — TBA


Bowls of Hope. Mark your calendars! The Third Annual Bowls of Hope Painting Party to support Many Mansions has been scheduled for Sunday, January 21, from 2-4pm. Each person will paint a bowl that will be glazed, fired, and displayed at Many Mansions’ upcoming fundraising event.  We have a total of 50 bowls to paint to help Many Mansions. We ask that you sign up (watch emails and links in Family News) so that we will have an accurate count for this event.

HS Winter Retreat. The high school group is invited to a weekend in Big Bear for rest, group building, and spiritual refreshment. This year, the retreat is set for Friday, January 26 – Sunday, January 28. The cost is $90 per person. Watch for additional details in upcoming emails and editions of the Family News.

Preparation for Summer Mission to Mexico.  There are several deadlines, requirements, and meetings for those who plan to participate in the summer mission trip with the Youth Group to Mexico.

  • All students and adults who plan to travel to Mexico this summer to build a house for a family will need to obtain a passport. Please start this process as soon as possible. The process can take several weeks.
  • Mission Trip RSVP Deadline: February 25
  • Mission Trip Fundraiser (Lip Sync): TBA
  • Mission Team Meetings: to be scheduled in March, April, May, and June

Printable Mission Preparation Meetings and Deadlines Flyer — coming soon!


Children’s Ministry Valentine’s Day Activities. Our CVCC children are leading us in an effort to provide loving notes to senior citizens in our area. All ages are invited to join them in the Children’s Worship area and create notes of encouragement. Or, if you prefer to make cards at home to share, please be sure to get your creations to Haylie by Sunday, February 12. Everyone benefits from words of love and encouragement!

40-Day Spiritual Adventure. Each year, we take the 40 days leading up to Easter to focus more on service and sacrifice as we prepare for the celebration of Easter. This year’s 40-Day adventure began on Sunday, February 18.

If you are interested in ideas for specific ways to engage more deeply in service or personal reflection, please consult the 40-Day Commitment Sheet.

Go Conejo! Service Day. On March 9, our church family has the opportunity to serve three neighborhood organizations.

Manna Food Bank:  Sort and organize donations for this local food bank.

Conejo Academy: Help beautify our neighborhood elementary school through gardening projects and paint projects.

Action Ventura County: Help a team of 8  serve one of the “Needs of the Week” assignments.

Click Go Conejo to sign up for this great opportunity to serve in the community surrounding the church building. Let’s Go, Conejo!

Rene Heard
Author: Rene Heard