Newsletter, 12/22/18

Davis Park Church of Christ

12/16/18~ Sunday’s Sermon by Nick Perez

On Missing Christmas; Busy Signal – Acts 15:8; But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting himself completely to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

Sermon Guide

Upcoming Events


  • 24-25 Office Closed for Christmas
  • 30-Jan 6 Family Promise


  • 1 Office Closed
  • 1 Monthly Singing / 7 pm / TBD
  • 8 Senior Saints Potluck / noon / TBD
  • 20 Travelers Motel
  • 27 Monthly Potluck / after worship / Family Room


Congratulations to Mike & Darlene who were baptized by Buddy Gray last Sunday morning!

Thank You

A big thank you to all those who contributed to Alexandria’s Toy Drive and our toy & food giveaway! Thank you for the toys, cash, gift cards and time volunteered to make this event a success. We were able to help 47 families (with a total of 151 children) have a Merry Christmas this year!

Family Promise

Family Promise is coming! (December 30 – January 6) Please see Michael Brown or Oleta Pruitt to see how you can be involved. There are many ways for you to make a difference in someone’s life: Pray for a successful week

  • Provide a meal
  • Be an over-night host
  • Visit with the adults & play with the kids
  • Do laundry at the end of the week
  • Help with shopping for breakfast & lunch items
  • Donate new twin-size sheets and blankets
  • Clean the kitchen at the end of the week

Contact Info for our Shut-Ins

  • Nadine Greff, 3621 Camino Real, Modesto, 95356
  • Sue Hefley, 3109 Iron Gate Street, Modesto, 95355
  • Mary Ellen Heinrich, Casa de Modesto, 1745 Eldena Way, Room 921, Modesto, 95350
  • Betty McGoldrick, Prestige Senior Living, 1130 Empire Ave., Manteca 95336
  • Russ Ortloff, 511 East D Street, Oakdale, CA 95361
  • Joyce Percival, Casa de Modesto, 1745 Eldena Way, Room 4, Modesto, 95350
  • Roberto Vazquez, 2725 Sandbar Ct., Modesto, 95351
  • Evelyn Wood, Bethel Assisted Living, 2345 Scenic Ave., Apt. 323, Modesto 95355

***Please submit additions, corrections & updates to the office.

Prayer Requests

  • Oleta Pruitt – traveling to Chicago on Christmas Day; son’s approaching court date
  • Lyn Brocco – awaiting test results; stopping treatment
  • Jesse Magana – The Murillo family has two daughters in critical condition & a cousin who passed away following a car accident; friend George has stage 4 cancer; continued prayers for Roberto Vasquez
  • Sheila Walls – awaiting test results
  • Gertrue Smith – son Gil diagnosed with liver cancer
  • Eddie & Vicki Vargas – friend Rad Ashlock recovering from motor- cycle accident
  • Rosell Wade – daughter’s mother-in-law passed away
  • Max Allen –recovering from surgery
  • Peggy Van Vliet –recovering from back surgery
  • Melissa Shook –sister-in-law Tammy recovering from surgery; 9 yr old nephew
  • Keegan having a biopsy
  • Kathy  Dee –good report this week, continued prayers please
  • Mike Ruskamp – mourning loss of friend Ken
  • Mary Lou Valdez – hand problems & depression
  • Paula Meler – back pain; mom Lee recovering from a fall; daugher- in-law’s grandfather passed away
  • Calibro & Higginbotham Families – mourning the loss of Holly
  • Darla Wincentsen – broken foot
  • Lisa Edwards – needs a job; daughter needs healing; husband Steve in jail
  • Cathy Dixon – cracked ribs due to a fall
  • Mani Graham – traveling Cambodian Missions

Continue to Pray for…

  • Mary Benitez
  • Bonnie Brewer
  • Chris Brocco
  • Lyn Brocco
  • Jim Calibro
  • Charlie Cook
  • Sherry Day
  • Darlene Evans
  • Martha Gomez
  • Sue Hefley
  • Mary Ellen Heinrich
  • Sharron Hillman
  • Vickie Laguna
  • Carole Long
  • Cristian Lopez
  • Laura Lopez
  • Russ Ortloff
  • Robert Osegueda
  • Joyce Percival
  • Jose Manuel
  • Rufino Roberto Vazquez

Loved Ones with Cancer

  • Deb Barnes
  • Lyn Brocco
  • Kathy Dee
  • Marianne Durso
  • Dick Lightfoot
  • Amelia Mendoza
  • Jorge Mendoza
  • Maria Eugenia Mendoza
  • Paul Methvin
  • Allegria Rice
  • Lloyd Seagraves
  • Rosemary Foster’s Daughter-in-law
  • Gabriel Hall’s father
  • Elene Patton’s father
  • Linda Teixeira’s cousin
  • Jody Thompson’s son-in-law
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