Saddleback Women

Purpose Statement

Our women’s communities help women EXPLORE, become EMPOWERED, and ENGAGE in Christ and the biblical purposes of the church.

Saddleback Women aims to welcome women with open arms, connect them to God and others, equip them to live out God’s purpose for their lives, and send them out to share Christ’s love with their communities and the world.

Through healthy small groups, authentic mentorship, and outreach opportunities, Saddleback Women seeks to ignite passion for the Great Commandment and Great Commission in the heart of every woman on earth.

Connecting Women

Saddleback Women exists to connect you to God and an amazing community of diverse women.

Raising Moms

Raising Moms

Tuesdays | 9:30–11:30 AM | Tent 2

Are you a mom with a baby or young children? Come join us as we share our struggles, encourage one another, and build nourishing relationships with other moms.


Katie Hernandez
Small Groups

Small Groups

Life isn’t meant to be lived alone, and small groups are the primary way for you to connect with others at Saddleback Church.

Whether you want to meet in a home, your workplace, on campus, or online, we have all kinds of groups to match your interests and life stage. Find a group that’s right for you today.

The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

If it’s time for you to get your health on the right track, then come join a community of people dedicated to getting healthy together.

The Daniel Plan is a groundbreaking healthy-lifestyle program where you can have fun, get fit, and connect with your friends. Sign up for a fitness class or group study today.


Equipping Women

Saddleback Women exists to provide you with tools and resources to help you ignite your passions, deepen your faith in Jesus, and lead a purpose-driven life.

Women's Studies

Treasured Moms

Treasured Moms

Wednesdays | 9:30–11:30 AM | Tent 3

Life as a mom can be overwhelming. Come learn practical ways to balance your life as a mom as we discover what the Bible says about marriage, parenting, and work. Open to moms of all ages.

Fall Study: Women Living Well by Courtney Joseph


Sandra Maddox Rebecca Walter
Monday Night Study

Monday Night Study

Mondays | 6:30–8:30 PM | Worship Center

Women of all ages and life stages coming together to understand the Word of God in a deeper way.

Fall Study: The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer

Tired of getting pushed around? Get equipped to handle life’s difficulties through the power of prayer. Great for both new believers and experienced Bible study students.

Thursday Morning Study

Thursday Morning Study

Thursdays | 9:30–11:30 AM | Worship Center

Women of all ages and life stages coming together to understand the Word of God in a deeper way.

Fall Study: Pursuing Jesus in the Parables

This in-depth study of the parables will transform your relationship with Jesus as you become more familiar with who he is and what he said.

Celebrate Recovery
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Support Groups
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Igniting Women

Saddleback Women exists to give you opportunities to express your S.H.A.P.E. for ministry and live your life on mission, empowering you to live boldly by affecting the world around you.


Women’s Prayer Team

Our team is committed to praying for the leadership of Saddleback Women, our church, the global church, and the whole world.


Carol Pecaitis

Praying Moms

We are a group of mothers, aunts, grandmothers, sisters, and wives committed to praying for our husbands, children, and other loved ones.


Sylvia Martinez


Express Your God-Given S.H.A.P.E.

God didn’t design ministry for only pastors and teachers. He’s given all of us unique gifts and talents to be used for his purposes. By expressing your God-given S.H.A.P.E. — your Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, and Experiences — you can make an impact by meeting the needs of others. Find the right serving opportunity for you by checking out all that Saddleback Church has to offer.

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Live Your Life on Mission

The PEACE Plan is Saddleback’s strategy for missions, working with local churches around the world to bring lasting change to their communities. You don’t need to be an expert to serve with The PEACE Plan. Saddleback provides all the training and support you’ll need to make a difference locally or globally. Check out all The PEACE Plan has to offer and explore where God might be calling you to serve.

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Meet The Leader

Beth Schwartz

Beth Schwartz

Women's Minister At Saddleback Church

Beth K. Schwartz is the Women’s Minister at Saddleback Church and is responsible for leading its women’s communities. Beth has a passion to empower women to live out God’s purposes for their lives and bring spiritual renewal to women around the world.

A former nurse, Beth is currently studying theology with a women’s focus at Fuller Theological Seminary. She’s married with two children, enjoys running and thrift-shopping, and is a lover of all things adventurous and wild.