Gateway Church of the Nazarene

23560 Jefferson Ave
Murrieta, CA

Worship times: Saturday 5:20 pm / Sunday 8:30 & 11 am

All times are in the Pacific Daylight Time zone / UTC - 7

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You're welcome here 

Thinking of making a visit to GatewayNaz? We would love to see you. Here are somethings to be aware of when you visit . . .

  • Visitor Parking – We have visitor parking near the front entrance, just look for the signs. Please feel free to park here when you visit!

  • Nursery & Children’s Church – During each service, we provide a safe and fun environment for all babies and children. As soon as you enter the church, you will be greeted, or simply follow the signs that direct you to the nursery and children’s area.

If you have any other questions about your visit to Gateway, please be sure to email us. We would love to help anyway that we can! We hope to see you soon!

Have you been coming to Gateway for a while? Ask one of your pastors how you can get plugged into ministry. 
— Gateway Staff

Weekly Worship 

Sunday mornings:

7:45 Sunday Morning Prayer time - Fusion Youth Center
8:30 Early Worship | 9:45 Sunday School / Adult Classes
11:00 Contemporary Worship | Children's Worship | 11:15 Hispanic Service - Youth Center 

Holy Ground Ministry is offered at 8:30 & 11:00 on Sundays

GatewayNaz Coffee House is our newest worship venue. Meeting Sundays in the Holy Grounds Coffee House at 8:30 & 11:00
Watch a live stream of Pastor Joe’s morning sermon while enjoying your favorite coffee blend in the presence of your friends.

Saturday evenings:

5:20 5twenty Worship - Worship is rockin', coffee is brewing, and new friends abound. Our pastors bring the Word in this one-hour contemporary service. Questions? Want to get involved? Email

5twenty is a newer worship service at Gateway. Have a soccer game Sunday morning? No problem, come Saturday!
Looking for a small, intimate service? Check out Saturday nights.
Children ages 4 and up are all together and love learning about the word with their siblings and best friends!

 Weekly Schedule

Sara Brummett Leads sunday morning worship

Sara Brummett Leads sunday morning worship


Sunday Morning Prayer Time
7:45 a.m. in Fusion Youth Center

Sunday Worship:
8:30 & 11:00 a.m. in Coil Celebration Center
Español - 11:15 a.m. in Fusion Youth Center

9:45 Classes: 

Kids and Students

We have classes for Preschool through 5th grade, as well as a well-staffed Nursery for our services. Grades 6 through 12 meet in separate Mid-High & Senior High classes for fellowship & Bible study in Gateway's Fusion Youth Center--led by caring volunteers and our youth pastor, Pastor Wally Yeager.  


We have a variety of Adult Sunday School Classes that meet each week. Check with a Sunday Morning Greeter to find out more.

11:00 Programming

Gateway Kids Worship time is offered in the Children's area during the 11 O'Clock hour

Gateway quizzers win big by knowing their bible!

Gateway quizzers win big by knowing their bible!




5:30 p.m. Ladies Fitness & Lifestyle - Nancy Brockett (Sept 9-May)
7:00 p.m. Field of Prayer - Wally Borchard

9:15 a.m. Ladies Bible Study - Judy Conti (Studying I Peter)
8:00 p.m. Basketball Ministry - Dustin Punzel

9:00 a.m. MOPs (1st & 3rd weeks-ends in May)
5:45 p.m. Youth Ministries (grades 6-12)
5:30 p.m. Children's Quiz (beginning in Sept.)
6:30 p.m. AWANA (beginning in Sept.)

6:00 p.m. Basketball with Will Weir
6:15 p.m. Bible Study Fellowship - Yosemite Room

10:30 a.m. Renaissance Village Bible Study (meets @ Renaissance)
6:00 p.m. Basketball with Will Weir

7:00 a.m. Men's Bible Study - Hector Rivera
5:20 pm. 5Twenty Worship Time - Pastor Wally

Midweek Small Groups
(List is not all-inclusive see church office for others)

Colony Bible Study       Darrell Rotz 
Hispanic Bible Study     Marcelo Ramirez 
Murrieta Bible Study     Elsie Pittam
Murrieta Bible Study     David Wending
Temecula Bible Study    John Fratt 


Getting to Gateway

From Kalmia

Exit Interstate Freeway 15 at Kalmia. Go West and then turn north on Jefferson Ave. Continue on Jefferson to the top of the hill (about 1.8 miles). Gateway Church is on your right as you round the curve. 

From Clinton Keith

Exit Interstate Freeway 15 at Clinton Keith. Go West to  Palomar. Turn left on Palomar, left on Grizzley Ridge (about .4 miles), round the bend at Jefferson, and Gateway Church is on your left. 

From Nutmeg

Turn North on Jefferson Ave, go up the hill. Gateway is on your right as you come to the bend.