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 Bob and Cherie Marek - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

How did you find Community and what are you involved in? Bob: In 2006, we were looking for a child care place for our granddaughter and at the time Community Lutheran Church was the only preschool that would accept kids that were still in diapers. Our granddaughter never ended up going to the...

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Interview with Jackie and Sarah Huhn - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

How did you find Community? When we moved to Escondido from Florida we were looking for a preschool for Sarah. It was through the preschool that we started going to church. We just loved the service from the start. Everyone was so friendly and we felt at home right away. We didn’t even...

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Interview with Joy Risher - Community Tree Project

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

Tell me about your volunteer work. I have been volunteering at the Escondido Human Society (since 2009). We just merged with San Diego Human Society and SPCA. I had been working once per week with stray dogs. I really like strays because they come in the most frightened. I do what the dogs need...

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Tags: escondido humane society, dco, director of christian outreach, christ college, concordia st. paul, stephen ministries

Interview with Joe and Linda Drottz-Sanchez

Posted by Michelle Kruest on

What service do you attend at Community? Joe: When we started attending Community (in 2001) the services were in K-hall and we’d go to the early service. Now we most often attend the late service in Escondido. When the San Marcos campus started we felt that we wanted to support Pastor...

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