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PRESBYTERIAN: Please join Manteca Presbyterian Church this Sunday for Pastor Wendy Warner’s sermon “Jesus Blessed the Children.” Music Minister Anne Talcott will be leading the Praise Team at the beginning of the service. Special Music, “Revive Us Again,” will be performed by our choir. Laura Cook will be sining, “My World,” for our offertory. Everyone is invited to come and join our Choir Workshop on Saturday, August 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. with a potluck lunch following. 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, August 23, for the traditional service at 8 a.m. and/ or the contemporary service at 10 a.m. This week’s sermon will be “Judgment and Blessing.” Nursery care is available for children 6 months to 6 years old. Wednesday nights we have a Divine Worship service at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. 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.

JOURNEY CHURCH: Invites the community to “Celebration in the Sun” on Sunday, August 23 at 10 a.m. at Bay Meadows Park (behind the Boys & Girls Club on Acacia Street.) There will be great music, a timely message preached by our pastoral team, Pastor Freeman and Pastor Toni; promotion for the children going back to school and a BBQ lunch following the service. This is a free event. Experience God’s Son in the Sun! For more information, please call the church office at 823-7133. Check out our website at Our church is located at 444 Argonaut Street, Manteca.

: Please join us this Sunday at Calvary we continue a new series “Looking in the Mirror: What Do We Do” with Part 3, “We Understand Godly Living.” Biblical references for this week include Ephesians 4:25-32 and provide encouragement and instruction to “do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.” Ephesians 4:30.

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: Pastor Theo Pope will bring the message tomorrow during our 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service. We invite you to join us. Sundays begin with Sunday school at 9 a.m. There are classes for all ages. Pastor David Halla has started a new Sunday school class titled, “The World of Error.” Pastor David Skrimager Sr. will lead the music and Joyce Bennett will continue reading to the children the story about a boy named Christian trying to reach the Celestial City. We have nursery care for children, infants to 4 years old.

Our Bible studies are on Sundays at 5 p.m. in the Keenager classroom, studying the Baptist Faith & message, our College/Career class meet Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at a home studying Acts and adults meet on Thursdays at 7 p.m. at a home studying Acts.

The food ministry is on Sundays at 12:15 p.m. after our morning service. Families we help with food can get food every 6 weeks. You need to call the church for an appointment. Due to the number of families in Manteca, we only give food to those who live in Manteca. If you are in need of clothing, please call the church and make an appointment Monday - Friday or Sunday. You may get clothing as often as needed.

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 10 a.m. in the church sanctuary located at 910 East North Street.  This Sunday Pastor Brandon Austin will be preaching a sermon entitled “Judgment Call” using Matthew 6:1-6.  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 9:00 a.m. there are classes for all ages.

Our mid-week Wednesday Nite Lite begins with a potluck supper at 6 p.m., worship at 6:30 p.m. and fellowship and study at 7:00 p.m.  Adult study theme this week will be “Building Our Dreams” led by Pastor Brandon Austin.  Youth and Children will be led by Lisa Brown and Alena Sumner with a study on “Practicing Patience in Our Lives”.  

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