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Services this week
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CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY: Join us for a one hour family friendly service at 9 or 10:45 a.m. on Christmas Day. We will have special Christmas music by recording artist Gary Ballew, a short devotional message by Pastor Scott Hoag and a complimentary Christmas brunch. We are located at 17900 Comconex Road. If you would like more information about our church and its activities, you can call the church office at 825-1220 or check out our website at

We at Manteca Presbyterian Church would like to extend an invitation to you and your family to join us for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8 p.m., which will include special music by the choir, and a pageant called “At the Manger.” A Birthday Party for Jesus will follow! Sunday Worship on Christmas Day will be a service of Lessons and Carols and will begin at 10 a.m. We look forward to seeing you. May you all have a blessed Christmas! The church is located at 275 North Main Street. For further information phone us at 239-3159.

CALVARY COMMUNITY: Merry Christmas! Please join us for Sunday services on Christmas Day at 9 and 10:30 a.m. for the message, “Christmas – A Time to be Set Free.”

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 on our ministries and events, contact the church office at 239-1345 or

UNITED LUTHERAN: Join us Saturday night, December 24 for our Christmas Eve services. We will have a 5 p.m. Praise service, 7 p.m. Candlelight service, and 10 p.m. Candlelight Communion service. Also Sunday, December 25 for the traditional service at 8 a.m. and/or the contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. This Sunday’s sermon title is “Christmas Wisdom.” Nursery care is available for children 6 months to 6 years old. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome. To learn more about the weekly church activities, including Bible studies, and Youth, call 823-1971. United Lutheran is located at 649 Northgate Drive in Manteca.

PLACE OF REFUGE: Join us today at 10 a.m. for our Christmas Eve family service. We will have an exciting time of worship followed by a dynamic and encouraging message. Then meet us again at 486 Button Ave. at 1 p.m. for our free community Christmas Eve brunch and toy give away. In addition to brunch, we will have toys for the first 400 children between the ages of 2 and 12, a free raffle for a flat-screen TV and Razor scooter, and inflatables for the kids to play on. We can’t wait to celebrate Christmas Eve with you. Then bring your family to Christmas Day communion with Pastor Mike and Jan tomorrow morning. Come at your convenience between 10 and 11 a.m. and spend a few moments remembering that Christ is the reason for the holiday. We hope to see you this weekend, and wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.