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LIGHTHOUSE COMMUNITY: On Saturday, Oct, 17, couples across North America will receive practical tips for making their marriages stronger from the country’s foremost marriage experts - LIVE via satellite on CCN.  

In conjunction with Church Communication Network (CCN), Lighthouse Community Church, Lathrop, brings The Heart of a Great Marriage to a local audience that day from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Featuring renowned speakers Dr. Gary Smalley, Kevin Leman, Ted Cunningham, and more — The Heart of a Great Marriage will give couples the keys to building a foundation of trust: a caring, secure relationship where each partner serves the other with love and faithfulness.
Keynote speaker Dr. Gary Smalley, expert on family relationships and award-winning author, has written or co-written more than fifty books, based on more than thirty-five years of experience as a teacher and counselor.
Dr. Kevin Leman will guide couples at all stages to maintain a marriage that lasts with creative yet simple principles to help you keep your lifelong vows. Author and Pastor Ted Cunningham will share simple marital skills to pump up your marriage. Learn how to connect heart to heart, increase intimacy and discover the hidden marriage manual of your mate.

Please join Manteca Presbyterian Church this Sunday for guest Pastor Gus Wright’s sermon “Keeping Commandments.” 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 “Saints Bound for Glory.” 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.

CALVARY COMMUNITY: This Sunday at Calvary, Pastor Dan Angove will resume his message series teaching from Ephesians chapter 6:5-9 which addresses employer/employee relationships from a Biblical perspective. Please join us as we are encouraged from God’s word. Calvary offers Sunday morning services at 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. A non-traditional service with progressive music and media, relational settings, multiple teachers, and opportunities for individual expression is offered at 6 p.m. Children’s programs run concurrently with all services.
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

This Sunday, Pastor Scott Hoag will begin a new four-part sermon series called “Discerning the Voice of God.” The title of this week’s message is “Recognizing God’s Voice.” Our service time is 10 a.m. Nursery, preschool and Children’s Church are provided. 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 new and improved website at

UNITED LUTHERAN: Join us Sunday, October 11, 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 Nature of Unbelief.” 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 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Our church picnic will be this Sunday, starting at 11:30 a.m. There will be good food and fun and games for all ages. 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.