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PRESBYTERIAN: Please join Manteca Presbyterian Church this Sunday for Pastor Wendy Warner’s sermon “How to be a Little Toe.” 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. “How Great Thou Art.” We would also like to invite you to stay and join us for refreshments in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the service. Manteca Presbyterian Church is located at 275 North Main Street. Call 239-3159 for further information.

UNITED LUTHERAN: Join us Sunday, Sept. 20, for the traditional service at 8 a.m. and/ or the contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. This week’s sermon will be “The Call of God.” Communion will be served at both services. Nursery care is available for children 6 months to 6 years old. Wednesday nights we have dollar dinners at 5:45 p.m. followed by a Divine Worship service at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Sunday school, youth activities and Bible studies are at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday mornings. To learn more about the weekly church activities, including Bible studies, Mom’s Group, and Youth, call 823-1971. United Lutheran is located at 649 Northgate Drive in Manteca.

CALVARY COMMUNITY: Please join us this Sunday as we continue the series, “Looking in the Mirror: What do we do?” Sunday’s message is Part 6, “We Have Godly Marriages.” References include Ephesians 5:22-33, which help us understand the Lord’s will regarding marriage.

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. 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

: Our 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.” During our Morning Worship Service at 10:30 a.m., Pastor David Halla will being the message titled,”Thoroughly Equipped and Wise in the Days We’re Living “ (Habakkuk 1:1-3-3:19.) We have childcare for infants through 4 years old. One of our Bible studies is on Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Keenager classroom (studying the Baptist Faith and Message.)

Thursdays at 7 there is a Bible study on the book of Revelation at someone’s home. On Saturdays at 9 a.m. the men meet for prayer. The men meet at 7:30 a.m. on the 3rd Saturday of the month for Breakfast and Bible study.

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 to 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, food, etc. There is no charge for admission. There is a suggested donation of $2 for the food (hot dogs, nachos, pumpkin pie cake, 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. The days and hours we are open are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon or 1 to 5 p.m. (Fridays change every other week.) You may also visit our website at Prior messages may be listened to on this website. First Baptist Church is located at 715 E North Street.

: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church will worship this Sunday at 10 a.m. in the church sanctuary located at 910 East North Street. This Sunday Stephen Ministers will be leading morning worship. 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.

Our mid-week Wednesday Nite Lite begins at 6 p.m. with a potluck meal. At 6:30 p.m. we begin worship with singing, scripture, a message and prayer led by Pastor Brandon Austin followed by Faith Building and Interactive Learning at 7 p.m.

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