Local Opportunities

We are committed to serving our local community and our surrounding areas. There are a variety of opportunities to serve locally in the community as well as within other ministries here at Coast Hills.

Armor of Light

Meets at various dates, times, and locations.  Volunteer registration required.

Armor of Light is a volunteer based non-profit which serves the military through outreach events, counseling, teaching, and practical support.  There are 300+ support and volunteer opportunities available each year, both locally and at the bases. 

more info   contact us

ARK – Actively Reaching Kids

At ARK, we are ACTIVELY addressing the needs of today's most vulnerable youth by REACHING out to provide a safe place for KIDS to experience the deliverance and new life that Jesus offers.  We do this through our donor-funded 3-day camp experience and year-round mentoring programs.

Camp dates:

  • September 28th-30th
  • October 12th-14th
  • October 26th-28th
  • March 22nd-24th
  • April 5th-7th
  • May 3rd-5th

Golf Tournament:  November 12 at Mission Viejo Country Club

Mentoring programs meet on various days, times, and locations.

more info   email us

Food Pantry

1st & 3rd Saturday, 8-9:30a at Coast Hills*
2nd Saturday, 8-10a at Camp Pendleton*
4th and 5th Saturday (when applicable), Santa Ana distribution*
*Volunteers meet @ 7A (Sanctuary for Food Pantry, back playground for Santa Ana distribution)

The Coast Hills Food Pantry is a multi-faceted ministry that offers assistance to families in our area and neighboring communities who struggle to put food on their table.  Come join us on any Saturday!

For questions about any of our Food Pantry Outreaches, please click below to email your questions to Casey

contact Casey

Homeless Outreach

Sundays following the 10a service at Coast Hills
Mondays in Santa Ana

On Sundays, we assemble approximately 250 sack lunches for the homeless shelter in Santa Ana.  On Monday morning, we deliver and distribute them.

contact Randy

Lighthouse Ministry

Mondays 7-8:30pm | September 10th - June 10th | Room 101

Lighthouse is a ministry for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.  Our goal is to provide a social outlet for people with special needs and to demonstrate that the love of Jesus is for everyone. 

contact Whitney


Monday nights 5:30-7:30pm | Room 202 & Basketball Court

MentorUp seeks out fatherless boys in our community and provides a safe place where they can be encouraged by Christian mentors through a group mentoring process.  A typical evening includes sitting down for a meal together, followed by a group activity, and concluding with a short Bible study.

Our screening process for mentors includes fingerprinting and background checks.  To get involved, email Andy Schiller or 949-510-5257.


Weeknights in San Juan Capistrano

UNIDOS offers several opportunities to serve students in an under-sources neighborhood.  Homework in the Garage is an afterschool help program for elementary-aged students.  Refuge145 is ARK's small group mentoring program where biblical teaching ans supportive relationships help kids ages 10-17 overcome the odds

contact the Chapmans