Newsletter, 1/11/2020

1/12/2020 Sunday’s Sermon by Nick Perez


“Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the LORD, the Everlasting God.” Genesis 21:33

Sermon Guide

Upcoming Events


  • 18 Co-ed Baby Shower honoring Eddie & Vicki Vargas 1 pm / Family Room Eddie & Vicki are expecting a boy. They are registered at Target and Amazon.
  • 19 Travelers Motel / 2:30 pm
  • 20 Office Closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • 26 Monthly Potluck / after worship / Family Room


  • 4 Monthly Singing / 7 pm / East Elvin, Stockton
  • 11 Senior Saints Potluck / noon / Oakdale
  • 16 Travelers Motel / 2:30 pm
  • 23 Monthly Potluck / after worship / Family Room
  • 23-Mar 1 Family Promise

Notes and Reminders


Congratulations to Keith Perez who was baptized by Nick Perez last Sunday.

Opportunities to Make a Difference

  1. Items for Nicole & Family: Nicole and her two sons, former Family Promise guests, have gotten their own home and are in need of some pots and pans, food, and a dresser. If you can help with any of these items, please contact Barbara Biard.
  2. Clothes Closet needs: Pants with 36” waist or smaller. Women’s clothing (smaller sizes)

Do You Love Kids? Volunteer to help in the Nursery

Children’s Bible Hour, or Sunday and Wednesday Bible Classes. Contact the office to find out how to get  started. Must be 18 and older. Fingerprinting is required

Travelers Motel

Join us next week at the Travelers Motel
710 N 9th St, Modesto, CA 95350

Contact Info for our Shut-Ins

  • Jewel Cherry, 2117 Bridgewood Way, Modesto, CA 95355
  • Nadine Greff, Vintage Faire, 3620 Dale Rd, Rm. 25, Modesto, CA 95356
  • Sue Hefley, 3109 Iron Gate Street, Modesto, 95355
  • Mary Ellen Heinrich, Casa de Modesto, 1745 Eldena Way, Room 906, Modesto, 95350
  • Betty McGoldrick, 13754 Jasper St., Lathrop, CA 95330
  • Russ Ortloff, 511 East D Street, Oakdale, CA 95361
  • Joyce Percival, Casa de Modesto, 1745 Eldena Way, Room 4, Modesto, 95350
  • Jody Thompson, Stratford Place, 3529 Forest Glen Dr., Apt. 113, Modesto, 95355
  • Evelyn Wood, Bethel Assisted Living, 2345 Scenic Ave., Apt. 323, Modesto 95355

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

Recent Prayer Requests

Barb Biard – Becca struggling with anxiety & depression; Mary Ellen having breathing problems
Buddy Gray – recovering from knee replacement surgery
Lee Boydstun – daughter Cindy still leaking brain fluid
Paula Meler – son Jackson being deployed; Vinnie going to bootcamp
Jane Linder – recovering from surgery
Joan Quinn – housing for her daughter
Darlene Evans – requires a cast, currently in Senior Care
John Ford – daughter’s mental health as she starts new meds; son to be her caregiver
Rodney – upcoming trip to Anaheim; Sharon Shook having medi- cal issues
Sheila Walls – having health issues again
Mack Wilson – prayer for him and his family
Ron Kemper – diagnosed with colon cancer, doctors optimistic, surgery in January
Darlene Wengel – broken ankle
Terry McEnery – Ed Stone, maintenance man at Travelers Motel, hospitalized with an aneurism
Pam Vanderford – friend Nick recovering from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident
Darren Ruskamp – recovering from achilles tendon surgery
Lew Wade – guidance to know where & how to serve in retirement

Loved Ones with Cancer

Deb Barnes
Marianne Durso
Josh Leslie’s grand- mother
Allegria Rice
Lloyd Seagraves
Gabriel Hall’s father
Elene Patton’s father
Clementina Robles’
brother Joe
Linda Teixeira’s cousin
Jody Thompson’s son-in-law

Continue to Pray for Improved Health & Strength:

Danny Allsup
Tonya Barnard
Mary Benitez
Chris Brocco
Jim Calibro
Charlie Cook
Sherry Day
Darlene Evans
Sue Hefley – Hospice
Mary Ellen Heinrich
Vickie Laguna
Art Long
Carole Long
Russ Ortloff
Joyce Percival
Lee Walls’ sister Doris
Sheila Walls’ sister Margo

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