PRESBYTERIAN: All are welcome this Sunday at Manteca Presbyterian Church for the 10 a.m. worship service even the Sodom and Gormorrah. Anne Talcott will lead the Praise Team in our opening songs. Come hear Pastor Dave Warner’s sermon titled, “The One and Future Church.” I wonder what he means by that! Our service is followed by a time of refreshments. Come join the fellowship. The church is located at 275 North Main Street. For further information phone us at 239-3159.
UNITED LUTHERAN: Join us Sunday, Sept. 4, for the traditional service at 8 a.m. and/or the contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. Communion will be served at both services. This Sunday’s sermon title is “A Penny for Your Thoughts.” Nursery care is available for children 6 months to 6 years old. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. On Wednesdays we have a Divine Communion Worship Service at 6:30 p.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.
THE PLACE OF REFUGE: We can’t wait to see you this Sunday at 486 Button Ave. for a great day at The Place of Refuge, beginning at 10 a.m. with a powerful time of modern worship. Find direction for your life and family in Pastor Mike’s sermon “A Day Like No Other: Insights Drawn from 9/11.” Enjoy fellowship with friends and new members at the free hot dog lunch after service, and cheer on the competitors in our first annual hot dog eating contest. As the tenth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2011 approaches, we are excited to be providing the annual Patriot Day barbecue lunch at City Hall for all Manteca’s civil servants on Thursday, Sept. 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation, established by The Place of Refuge will be displaying the Traveling Tribute at the Kingdom Lodi Airport (12145 N. DeVries Rd. in Lodi) from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9th as part of the 6th Annual Return to Kingdom Family Festival, and as part of the Tuolumne County Ministerial Association’s “Night to Remember, Honor and Encourage” in the John Muir building of the Mother Lode Fairgrounds (220 Southgate Dr. in Sonora) on Sunday, Sept. 11th from 4 to 8 p.m. Join us in paying our respects to the fallen warriors of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Feel free to call 239-1371 with any questions. We’ll see you Sunday.