Saddleback Singles

Purpose Statement

We want to help Singles meet each other and connect them to a healthy Small Group community.

We’re a community of Single Men and Single Women who are actively pursuing a relationship with Jesus by living out God’s purposes for our life. God doesn’t want you to live in isolation. Psalm 68:6 tells us, “God places the lonely in families...” The church is the family of God. That’s us! Saddleback Church is a family where you can know others and be known. If you’ve never been married, are divorced, are widowed or are a single parent, then this is the community for you. Regardless of where you’re at in your spiritual journey, our church family is open to you. We look forward to meeting you!

Connect with Us

Receive our monthly Singles eNews via email to stay up-to-date with everything Saddleback Singles. Receive weekly texts by grabbing your phone and texting the word Single to the number 99000. Follow us on Instagram. If you’re a church member, join a Facebook Group in your age range 20s/30s, 30s/40s, 40s/50s, 50s/60s. Not a church member? Take Class 101 to find out more about joining our church family.


Saturday Nights

Weekly | Saturdays at 6pm | Lake Forest Worship Center

Saddleback Church is the place to be for Singles on Saturday nights! Join us on the Main Patio at 5:45pm as we sit together in the 6pm Worship Service. Afterward, we meet back on the patio for our After Party! Simply show up and introduce yourself to one of our Saddleback Singles Leaders (all wearing Red Lanyards). We can’t wait to meet you!

Contact

Samantha Balcaceres Samanthab@saddleback.com

Small Groups

Weekly | Various Days/Times | Various Locations

Small Groups are where you can know others and be known. They are typically groups of 6-12 people who hang out weekly for Bible study, prayer, and friendship. We have 100s of Singles Small Groups that are men only, women only, and co-ed in specific and mixed age ranges. To find a Small Group that fits you, search mySaddleback.com or email us.

House to House Gatherings

Quarterly | Fridays at 7:30pm | Various Homes

H2H Gatherings are a fun place where Singles come together for social connection to develop friendships. These gatherings consist of 30ish people per age-graded home for 20s/30s, 30s/40s, 40s/50s, and 50s/60s. Join us for a time of engaging interaction and great conversation along with a biblical element. This is a super place to meet new friends!

Contact

Samantha Balcaceres Samanthab@saddleback.com

Meetups and Activities

Weekly | Various Days/Times | Various Locations

We have many meetups and activities throughout the year designed to help you meet other Singles in your stage of life. These fun times include hikes, beach bonfires, paddle boarding, picnics, concerts, bunco tournaments, basketball, dances, and much, much more! For details on upcoming meetups and activities, check out our Events Calendar below.

Contact

Samantha Balcaceres Samanthab@saddleback.com

Single Parents

Quarterly | Saturdays at 4pm | Lake Forest

If you are the parent of a child 18 years old or younger, then join us for The Single Parent Connection. This is where Single Parents gather together for community and Bible study while their children attend Saddleback Kids We also have meetups and activities that occur throughout the year. For details, check out the Events Calendar below.

Contact

Samantha Balcaceres Samanthab@saddleback.com
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Events & Gatherings

Quarterly | Various Days/Times | Lake Forest

For our events, we invite Saddleback Pastors and bring in Best-Selling Authors from around the country to speak to our Singles on topics that promote spiritual health. In addition, we have centralized spiritual growth gatherings where we study topics relevant to the Single Man and the Single Woman. For details, check out the Events Calendar below.

Classes & Retreats

Bi-Monthly | Various Days/Times | Rancho Capistrano

Our retreats and classes provide the opportunity to slow down, connect with Jesus, and grow in their faith. Many Singles have expressed that these programs are their favorite thing we do. For details, check out the Events Calendar below.

Coffee & Conversation

Monthly | First Thursdays at 7pm | Patch Coffee

We have created this helpful and engaging program to benefit Singles Small Groups in the areas of Leadership and Group Health. We discuss what is working, what is not working, and what is next in our groups. Also, gourmet coffee and tea! If you Host a group, are in a group, or are looking for a group, this program is for you.

Contact

Samantha Balcaceres Samanthab@saddleback.com

Mentorship for Women

Weekly| Various Days/Times | Various Locations

Are you a woman who wants to mentor other women or who is looking for a mentor? Email us for more info. And if you are in your 20s/30s, check out our monthly Girl Talk program in the Events Calendar below.

Contact

Samantha Balcaceres Samanthab@saddleback.com

Support Groups & Counseling

Weekly| Various Days/Times | Various Locations

Our church offers many types of medical and relational groups intended to support and help Singles in and through difficult times. Saddleback offers free counseling and support groups that include Divorce Care, Grief Recovery, and Widows Supporting Widows.

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Volunteer to Help

Weekly | Various Days/Times | Lake Forest

Join the Team! We are looking for men and women who love Jesus and have a desire to help Singles CONNECT with each other, GROW in their faith, SERVE others in love, REACH their world for Jesus, and HONOR God with their life. If you are a member of Saddleback Church who is interested in being a part of the Saddleback Singles Team, email us.

Contact

Amanda Sinks AmandaS@saddleback.com

Local PEACE Initiatives

Monthly | Various Days/Times | Various Locations

There are many opportunities for you to connect with other Singles who share your heart for making a difference in our local communities. A few of these include serving Veterans, Homeless, and Children. For details, check out the Events Calendar below or email us.

Global PEACE Trips

Periodically | Various Days/Times | Various Locations

Our Global PEACE Trips include monthly excursions to Mexico in addition to annual expeditions to our Saddleback International Campuses and Rwanda. PEACE is the foundation of missions at Saddleback. Interested in going on a trip?

Contact

Amanda Sinks AmandaS@saddleback.com
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Meet The Pastor

Chris Reed

Chris Reed

Pastor to Singles

Chris married his beautiful bride, Tina in 1990. They have three wonderful children, Jacob, Kaylee, and Macie Joy. Chris began pastoring at a church in Los Angeles in 1995 where he was the Youth Pastor. He was the Executive Pastor of Student Ministries at John Maxwell’s church in South Florida before he came to Saddleback in 2008 as our Pastor to 20s/30s. He currently leads and serves Singles of all ages with our Saddleback Singles Leadership Team. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies and his Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership.

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Related Ministries

We’re a community of young adults who are actively pursuing a relationship with Jesus by living out God’s purposes for our life. Our 20s/30s Community offers you the opportunity to meet new friends and deepen relationships. We have activities and programs designed to help you connect to a healthy small group community where you can grow with each other, support one another, and share life together.

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