Newsletter, 9/10/21

9/12/21 Sunday’s Sermon by Nick Perez

Empowered to Rejoice: Happy?

Philippians 4:4 ~ Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!

Opportunity To Make A Difference

We will be hosting a funeral for a member of the community on Saturday, September 18th at 12:00 pm. We are in need of side dishes, salads, and desserts. We are also in need of a setup/clean-up crew. There is a signup sheet on the water table in the auditorium, or you may call the office at 209-522-7226 to be put on the list.

***Candy may be dropped off in the red can in the foyer. Volunteers may sign up at the water table in the auditorium. Watch for more information to come.

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
  • Russ Ortloff, 511 East D Street, Oakdale, CA 95361

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


Mourning the loss of loved ones

Small & Pew Families – (friends of Wayne Coulter) – Katie Small’s son
The family of George Sanchez Sr. – (Eddie Vargas’ friend’s dad)
The family and friends of Mr. Rubio, a teacher and athletic
Director for Enochs high school
Enrique Robles – still struggling with grief

Recovering from Surgery

Aiden Patterson – (Wanda Patterson’s grandson) – spleen removed
Gabriel Hall
Jackie – (Elene Patton’s aunt)

Other Requests

Jewel Cherry – Hospice House
Traci McEnery – nerve block on Tuesday
Shirley Poulter – recovering from a fall
Angela Maddalon – wants to reconnect to Christ, needs a job, dad has cancer, mom is a caregiver
Martha Gomez – a blood clot
Charlie & Tamara Cook
Shane Patterson – (Wanda Patterson’s son) – kidney stones
California Fires – Victims & First Responders
Louisiana – Hurricane Ida – Victims & First Responders
Noah Cobleigh, Ryan Higginbotham & Ryan Jetton – members of our family serving in the military
Dawn Wybrew & Ben – members of the military from the First Colony Church of Christ in Sugarland, Texas
George Sanchez Jr. – (Eddie Vargas’ friend) – recovering from stab wounds
Paula Meler – recovering from a fall
Serina – (Eddie Vargas’ sister) – tests on liver
Denise Libby – (Jim & Bonnie Greff’s sister-in-law) – lupus & kidney failure
Lester – (Ellen Tostado’s brother) – dialysis, needs a kidney
Angel Martinez – lives on the street & is struggling with temptation
Bob Hinton – stomach infection
Russ & Joan Ortloff – strength & healing
Helen Potterf – Hospice care
Leadership / Front Line Workers / Unemployed


Andrew & Brigette – (Stetler’s grandson & his mother)
6 year-old girl in Kentucky – (Michael Brown’s co-worker’s niece)
Alicia – (David Tostado’s niece)
Brian Castillo & Family – (Jesse Magana’s friend)
Lee Boydstun – recovering at home

Battling Cancer

Lyn Brocco
Julia Galloway
Ron Kemper – cancer has shrunk by 95%
Sheila Walls
Melvin Russell – (Melissa Shook’s uncle) – bone cancer, broken hip, Alzheimer’s
Anabelle – (Ellen Tostado’s co-worker)
Jonette Martine – (Wayne Coulter’s co-worker) – stage 4 breast cancer
Greg Hall – (Gabriel Hall’s father) – stage 4 cancer in his spine
Nancy – (Michael Brown’s friend) – cancer removed, one
Billy Hunt – (Vickie Laguna’s friend) – stage 4 melanoma throughout his body
Kris Simms – (Dwayne Ellis’ cousin) – kidney cancer
Renee – (Alegria Rice’s friend) – breast cancer Gene Fisher – (Jacqui Coulter’s father) – lung cancer
Grace Whited – (7 year-old at Murphys Church of Christ) – undergoing treatment for neuroblastoma
Janis – (Brian Smith’s mom) – undergoing treatment
Gene Ford – (Charlotte Walton’s brother) – pancreatic
Bill Winegard – (Paula Meler & Lee Boydstun’s friend) – bone marrow cancer
Mason – teenager in Ripon

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