Community Lutheran Church and Preschool - Escondido Campus

Office and Worship Location:

3575 East Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027
Church Office Phone: 760-739-1650
Church Office Fax: 760-739-8655
Church Office E-mail: 
Preschool Office Phone: 760-739-8649

Sunday Worship at 8:00 & 10:30 AM

Sunday School and Bible Study: 9:15 AM


Community Lutheran Church - San Marcos Campus

Worship Location:

San Marcos Community Center
3 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
Office Phone: 760-739-1650
Office Email: 

Sunday Worship at 9:30 AM

Sunday School and Bible Study: 10:45 AM

Our Escondido church office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  You will be welcomed with a warm greeting when you call and a smile when you come visit.  To schedule an appointment with a pastor or any of our staff members, please call our office.


Staff Contact

  • Rev. Bob Hiller, Senior Pastor:
  • Rev. Matthew Knauss, Associate Pastor:
  • Rachel Bahn Director of Christian Education, Intern:
  • Deacon Dayton Dangel:
  • Catherine Richter, Administrative Assistant:
  • Lori Haskell, Preschool Director:
  • Debbie Lundberg, Secretary:
  • Katy Sensmeier, Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC #49789:

Community Lutheran Church - Escondido


3575 East Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027

Entrance from Lake Wohlford Road

Senior Pastor

Pastor Bob Hiller

Sunday Services

Worship - Sundays 8:00 & 10:30 am
Bible Study/Sunday School  - Sundays 9:15 am

Sunday Sermons

Community Lutheran Church - San Marcos


340 Rancheros Drive Suite 160
San Marcos, CA 92069


Pastor Matthew Knauss

Sunday Services

Worship - Sundays 9:30 am
Bible Study - Sundays 10:45 am

Sunday Sermons




  • One Church, Two Campuses:
  • Escondido
  • San Marcos

Community Blog

Interview with Sara, Kayla, and Kathryn Tracy - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

Would you tell me your name and how old you are? Kathryn: My name is Kathryn. I am 10 years old and I am in 4th grade. Kayla: My name is Kayla and I am 12 years old. I am in 7th grade Sara: My name is Sara. I am 15 years and I am a sophomore. I hear your family was all over San Diego today...

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Interview with Rev. Jim Wessel - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

When did you start attending Community? We started attending Community two years ago. My wife and I moved to San Diego from Ohio. We moved to San Diego because, one, we had lived in California before. And second, my daughter (who lives in San Diego) and my wife had been discussing things...

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Tags: jim wessel, pastor, retired, chaplain, chaplain's cross, san diego

Interview with Les Beccue - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

How did you find Community Lutheran Church? When I retired in 1998 from teaching at Grace Lutheran Church (Escondido) and my wife retired in 1998 from teaching at Christ Lutheran church (La Masa), we each decided that we were not going to join the church of the other spouse. I figured if I am...

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Tags: school teacher, israel, saint louis, cardinals, baseball, les beccue

Interview with Janet Stanley - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

How long have you been attending Community? I started attending Community in Escondido several years ago. I cannot remember when. My youngest son, Greg, started going to the middle school events. He had a really great admiration for Jim Meyer so I thought that Community was a good place for us...

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Tags: foster care, adoption, foster mom, godmother, children, church

Interview with Mary McGlasson - Community Tree Project

Posted by Carol Schuler on

FAMILY Mary was the second of seven girls. She also has one brother. Mary fondly remembers her mother: “She was a very caring, loving, giving, and hard-working mom who protected her brood with discipline like a mother hen. She found ways – ingenuity – to get by, living on bare...

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