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May 2023
Kendra's Story...

Wow... the changes that can happen in such a short time (3 months). Where do I begin? I came to the Sheepfold with closed eyes and a hardened heart.


My eyes have been opened by the Sheepfold staff. My House Manager was one of those eye openers. She helped me realize how trapped I was, and how I needed to move forward and stop dwelling on the past. My past had brought me nothing but heartache and pain. Well, that has all changed.


That was past and the Lord is my future, He is all that I need. He will never leave me or forsake me. My dedication to the Lord while at the Sheepfold has also opened my eyes, softened my spirit, and helped me come to the realization that there is a world that I am finally willing to be a part of.


At first, I couldn't understand why we had so many rules. Well, there are rules because it's the structure we longed to have. It not only has helped me but it's the best thing that ever happened to my daughter. The structure is what we needed and is definitely what we got. Our life has so much peace now.


The Sheepfold is a safe shelter for mothers and their children. Though I know that it's a shelter, I have always considered it my house, our home and a safe, clean and loving place to be. If you open your eyes and allow our Savior in Christ to do his work, you will succeed.


I encourage you to never look back, all you need is what's in front of you. Be encouraged and God Bless!


- Kendra, Sheepfold mom

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.
- Colossians 3:23 NIV
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Snow, Snow, Snow!

Can you believe the snow that we are having in Southern California?


Neither can we! So unexpected snow calls for new adventures with our families, and what a wonderful experience it was for our staff and our families!

He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes.
- Psalm 147:16
Our Volunteers

We are always so grateful for all the volunteers that give of their time and energy to help support our staff in serving the mothers and children of the Sheepfold.


Our volunteers' dedication and care for our families does not go unnoticed. It takes many hands to make the load light, and we are appreciative of all the hands that help us on a daily basis.


If you are interested in volunteering with the Sheepfold, we would love to hear from you. Simply email our Volunteer Coordinator at to get started. We look forward to hearing from you.

Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.
- Luke 6:38
Happy Mother's Day

What is your mommy really good at?
“Arts and crafts” -Lily 6


What makes mommy happy?
“When I give her love/hugs” -Lily 6
“Her so cutesy kids” -Eva 4
“When I listen to her” -Aaron 5
“When my and my sister are getting along” -Luke 6


What does your mommy do when you're not around?
“Bible study” -Jenny 2


What is your mommy NOT very good at?
“Thumb wars” -Luke 6


What is her favorite thing to do?
“Bible study” -Elias 5
“Laugh” -Jenny 2


If your mommy becomes famous, what will it be for?
“Me and my sister” -Luke 6


What is something mommy always says to you?
“I love you” -Luke 6
“Make sure to clean your ears” -Jenny 2

Happy Mother's Day!
Fran's Book Available!
The inspiring book by Fran Lundquist tells her remarkable story in her own words and reveals the miraculous backstory of The Sheepfold.
Boutique/Thrift Store

To shop or donate new or gently used goods, visit our resale boutique at:


810 N Tustin St, Orange, CA 92867

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
- Psalm 46:1
Domestic Violence Help

If you know someone in Domestic Violence, please have them call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-978-3600 or The Sheepfold at 877-743-3736.

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