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PRESBYTERIAN: Please join Manteca Presbyterian Church this Sunday for Pastor Dave Warner’s sermon “Jesus’ World-Changing Idea.” Music Minister Anne Talcott will be leading the Praise Team at the beginning of the service as well as directing the choir in the anthem, “Just A Closer Walk With Thee.” We would also like to invite you to stay and join us for refreshments in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the service. Our Family Enrichment Night resumes on Thursdays, sept. 10, at 6:15 p.m. All are welcome to join us for great food and study time. All Youth grades 7th-12th, are invited to join us for an awesome Youth Night, Friday, Sept. 11 from 6 to 10 p.m. Manteca Presbyterian Church is located at 275 North Main Street. Call 239-3159 for further information.

CALVARY COMMUNITY: Please join us this Sunday at Calvary we continue a new series “Looking in the Mirror: What Do We Do” with Part 4, “We Practice Godly Sex.” Biblical references for this week include Ephesians 5:1-14.

Calvary offers four Sunday services at 8:30, 9:45, and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with children’s programs running at parallel times, 6 p.m. Pre-School and Nursery only. Sign language is offered at the 9:45 a.m. service at the front left side of the Worship Center.

Easily accessible from any direction in the valley (from Interstate 5 or Highway 99, Lathrop Road exits, Calvary is located at 815 West Lathrop Road. For more information, contact the church office at 239-1345 or

FIRST BAPTIST: Come and join us tomorrow! Sundays begin with Sunday school at 9 a.m. and there are a variety of classes. Pastor David Halla has started a new Sunday school class titled, “The World of Error.” Pastor Theo Pope will bring the message tomorrow during our 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service. Our Bible studies are on Sundays at 5 p.m. in the Keenager classroom, (studying the Baptist Faith & Message), adults meet on Thursdays at 7 p.m. at a home (studying Revelation), and the men meet for breakfast and Bible study the 3rd Saturday of each month.

The food and clothing ministry is on Sundays at 12:15 p.m. (after our morning service.) If you are in need of food and/or clothing, please call the church and make an appointment.

Our Bible Land Festival (alternative to Halloween) will be held on Saturday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at our church. The theme will be “The Life of Jesus” and there will be game booths, a bounce house, Bible stories, and food. There are no charges for admission. There is a suggested donation of $2 for the food (hot dogs, nachos, dessert, hot chocolate, and hot apple cider.) There will be water, coffee, and punch available for everyone. This is for children in kindergarten through 6th grade. Younger children may attend if accompanied by an adult.

If you want to find out more information, regarding any of our activities, please call First Baptist Church at 823-1781: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 to 5 p.m. (Fridays change every other week) or visit our website at You can listen to prior messages on this website also. First Baptist Church is located at 715 E. North Street.

ST. PAUL’S UNITED METHODIST: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church will worship this Sunday at 10a.m. in the church sanctuary located at 910 East North Street.  

This Sunday Pastor Brandon Austin will be preaching a sermon entitled “By All Means” using Mark 2:1-12.  Lisa Brown will lead the younger children in children’s church and nursery care is provided in a well-equipped room during the worship services. At 9 a.m. there are classes for all ages.

The mid-week Wednesday Nite Lite begins with a potluck supper at 6 p.m., worship with guitars, singing, prayer and a message led by Pastor Brandon Austin at 6:30 p.m. followed by age-level small groups for interactive bible study at 7p.m.

For more information on the church, call our church office at 823-7154, or check out the web site: