Newsletter, 1/24/2020

1/26/2020 Sunday’s Sermon by Nick Perez


Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.
Revelation 20:14

Sermon Guide

Upcoming Events


  • 26 Monthly Potluck / after worship / Family Room


  • 4 Monthly Singing / 7 pm / East Elvin, Stockton
  • 8 Sweethearts Dinner / 5:30 pm / Family Room
    $20 per couple / Tickets available at Connection Center
  • 11 Senior Saints Potluck / noon / Oakdale
  • 16 Travelers Motel / 2:30 pm
  • 23 Monthly Potluck / after worship / Family Room
  • 23 Annual Meeting / 2 pm / Family Room
  • 23-Mar 1 Family Promise

Notes and Reminders

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 several items. If you can help with this, please contact Barbara Biard.

2. Clothes Closet needs:

  • Men’s t-shirts – all sizes (no white please)
  • Men’s jeans – sizes 32-38
  • Men’s new boxer briefs – sizes Medium & Large
  • Men’s shoes – size 10 and up
  • Women’s clothing – all sizes
  • Women’s shoes – all sizes
  • Kids’ clothes and shoes – all sizes

***Please make sure all clothing is clean


If you have a CCW, please contact the church office for some important information.

Annual Contribution Reports

The annual Contribution Reports will be available in the Connection Center on Sunday, January 26th. Any reports not picked up by the 26th will be mailed on January 27th.

Lady’s Committee Fundraiser

The Ladies Committee is selling costume accessories for the Sweethearts Dinner. They are available at the Connection Center.

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

Suzi Tornberg – neighbor Mike passed away
Allegria Rice – recovering from knee replacement surgery
Tonya Barnard – grandma Maxine diagnosed with thyroid cancer & 8 tumors, PET scan soon
Yuri Gomez – mom Martha’s health; new job opportunity
Mike Ruskamp – friend Bruce has health issues
Mary Lou Valdez – friend Linda struggling with depression
Keith Perez – friend Terry Morrison’s cancer in remission but has UTI
Rodney – Julie has a cold
Melissa Shook – friend Serena went into early labor
Kevin & Cheryl – marital problems
Oleta Pruitt – wants to focus on the positive
Carole Long – more tests & appointments
Bill Harding – recovering from a stroke
Ron Kemper – recovering from surgery
Suzi Tornberg – neighbor Mike hospitalized after heart stopped
Lee & Sheila Walls – friends William & Lindsay having marital problems
David Tostado – having procedure on neck Feb 12
Barb Biard – Becca struggling with anxiety & depression; Mary Ellen having breathing problems
Lee Boydstun – daughter Cindy still leaking brain fluid
Paula Meler – son Jackson being deployed; Vinnie going to boot
Darlene Evans – requires a cast, currently in Senior Care
Sheila Walls – having health issues again
Darlene Wengel – broken ankle

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
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
Sheila Walls’ sister Margo

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