Newsletter, 2/25/23

2/26/23 Sunday’s Sermon By Nick Perez

1 John 4:19, ESV – We love because he first loved us.

Bible Study, Worship & Praise

Bible Study, Worship & Praise

  • Cradle Roll – Room 4
  • 2 yrs through 1st Grade – Room 9
  • 2nd through 5th Grade – Room 7
  • Middle School & High School – Conference Room
  • Adults – Auditorium

Sunday Mornings – 10:45 am Worship

  • Children’s Bible Hour for 1st-5th Grades – Room 2
  • Online: Livestream begins at 10:30 am

Wednesday Mornings – Women’s Bible Class – 9:30 am

Wednesday Evenings – 7:00 pm Bible Study


Praise & Harmony with Keith Lancaster, Wednesday, May 10, 2023 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
Turlock Church of Christ
801 N. Tully Rd.
Turlock, CA 95380

Ladies Bible Class

Discover God the Father in His roles as Elohim, Adonai, El Shaddai, and Yahweh. You’re Invited to Join Us each Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30. “God Pass By Me: Seeing God’s Glory through His Names, Titles, and Descriptions.” Download our App! Join us as we grow in our relationship with God and each other.

Contact Info for our Shut-Ins

Nadine Greff, c/o Bethany Home, 930 West Main, Ripon, CA 95366
Gertrue Smith, Casa de Modesto, 1745 Eldena Way, Rm 4, Modesto, CA 95350  office.

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

Volunteer and/or Donate Now

Donations needed:

  • Long sleeve t-shirts (all sizes)
  • Sweat pants (all sizes)
  • Men’s Jeans (28-42)
  • Heavy Jackets & Coats
  • Blankets

(Inexpensive jeans & t-shirts can be found at Thrift Stores)

*We give away 20-30 sets of clothes EVERY Thursday.
*Monetary donations are also accepted
*Volunteer to help cook & serve a meal

Current Pantry Needs

Dry Beans (1 lb. bags)
Dollar Store Jelly
Dollar Store Syrup (24 ounces)
Cereal (11-12 ounces)
Individual packages of oatmeal
Chili (15 ounces)
Rice (1 lb bag)
Canned Fruit
Dessert Mixes (cake, brownies, etc)


Attendance Last Sunday

Bible Class: NA
Worship: 90

Offering Last Week:

Last Week:                    $3,695
YTD:                          $100,136
YTD: Actual vs. Goal: +$41,965


Prayer Requests

Mourning the loss of loved ones

Jessika McCullough & Family – Uncle Rodger
The Family & Friends of Glenn Graham

Recovering from Surgery

Wanda – (Dwayne Ellis’ Mother)
Brenda Smith – back surgery; thyroid surgery March 3rd


Krista Gray
Buddy Gray

Battling Cancer

Jack Hawes – Elder at Ripon Church of Christ – bladder cancer
Mike Corley – (Monte Corley’s brother) – kidney cancer treatment
Angie Westberg – (Marie Thompson’s niece)
Cyndi Lindsey – hospitalized with stage 3 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, pneumonia, & Covid
Larry Long – Melanoma
Susan – (Stephanie Saunders’ aunt) – stage 4 lymph node cancer
Lyn Brocco – good test results
Darrell Christiansen – (Melissa Shook’s sister-in-law’s father) – prostate cancer
Greg Hall – stage 4 prostate cancer has spread to his bones
Ron Tredway – (Melissa Shook’s friend’s husband) – Melanoma
Dwight McBride – (Colleen McBride’s brother) – Stage 4 prostate cancer, stage 1 lung cancer
Chrisey Hogan – (Paula Meler’s friend) – early stage breast cancer
Joyce – (Ramona Ruskamp’s friend) – tumors have shrunk by 50%
Bruce – (Mike Ruskamp’s friend)
Taryn – (Cyndi Lindsey’s cousin) – Lymphoma
Julia Galloway
Billy Hunt – (Vickie Laguna’s friend) – stage 4 melanoma throughout his body
Renee – (Alegria Rice’s friend) – breast cancer
Mason – (teenager in Ripon)

Other Requests

Betty Bussey – upcoming procedure to relieve pain
Joyce Stetler – traveling Julie – (Jessika McCullough’s aunt) – in ICU with brain bleed following accident
Ray Westmoreland – English Oaks, room 206
Christian Heuler – (Marie Thompson’s grandson) – in critical condition in a hospital in Southern California
Elena – (Melissa Shook’s coworker) – mother has dementia
Matt – (Ramona Ruskamp’s friend of a friend) – being tested for cancer
Sherry & Tony Ireland – (Tahjee Hall’s coworker) – Tony’s brother had two heart attacks and was put on life support
Juanito – (Elene Patton’s brother) – hospitalized with liver problems
Hughson Church of Christ – ongoing issues with their building & preacher’s home
Liberty Ruskamp-Woods – (Darren & Edwina Ruskamp’s daughter)
Paula Meler – asthma, grieving, guidance for move
Mike Hampton – housing situation
Charles Cook – last stages of Alzheimer’s
Mikaela – (Jessika McCullough’s sister) – heart issues, ongoing tests
Chelsea – (Michael Brown’s former coworker) – expecting second child in the Spring
Ruth – (Nick Perez’s grandma) – back pain
Tamara Wallers – looking for a position at work that will allow her to be here every Sunday
Vanessa Foxford – living situation
Brian Smith – safety as he travels to the mountains

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