On Aug. 26, we hope to have a “Volunteer Fair.”  If you are the leader of a ministry that could use more volunteer help, please contact the office to make sure that your ministry is included in the fair.



The Upper Room Rafting Trip! Join us and the Almond Valley youth group on August 11th from 11am – 3pm (ish) for rafting down the Stanislaus river from Knights Ferry. The cost is $20 (a discounted rate) – register online at:

Blood Bank will held here next Tuesday August 14th, 1-7pm.

Mark Your Calendar: We will be having the Annual Church Picnic and Cornhole Tournament on Friday, August 17th. See picture and flyer in your mailbox. The corn hole tournament is a new addition and the competition is on! If you want to participate, please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the fellowship hall bulletin board. All who sign up will be paired up at random. See the sign-up sheet for more details. Space is limited!


If you would like to receive a free subscription to The Banner, our denominations monthly magazine, please visit and follow the instructions there.


Pastor Dave is starting a new Pastor’s Book Club.  Each month he will select a book to read and discuss on the last Saturday of the month.  For August, he is inviting anyone to read “The Screwtape Letters” by CS Lewis.  All interested can read the book and then meet on Aug. 25 at 8am in the Council room for discussion.




Sponsor A Child’s summer – For $100 you can sponsor a summer of fun for one of the children in the New Life Program at the Gospel Center Rescue Mission Stockton.  Contact Jaime Morris 209- 320 -2313 or for more information. Donations can also be made online at

Please Note:  Little Lambs & Children In Worship, will continue through out the summer. We would like to Thank the wonderful Leaders Raeann Alger & Yvonna Ray and subsequent volunteers for organizing this.

Save the Date: Our annual church picnic will be on Friday, August 17th. This year, we will be having a corn hole tournament in place of a golf tournament, so start practicing! Sign-ups, food assignments, and more details to come.

Sermons available online: Did you miss a service due to vacation? Sermons are now available online the Friday following the service. Visit to find the link (available on the home page of




Ripon Christian Schools is currently looking for a full-time band/chorale instructor or a part-time band instructor. Previous experience is preferred, while a love of kids and a commitment to reformed, Christ-centered education is required. Interested candidates can inquire at

Ripon Christian is seeking an experienced educator for our growing Learning Center program. Previous experience working with students with learning difficulties is required along with a love of children and a commitment to reformed Christian education. Experience with current special education practices and testing procedures is preferred. Interested individuals can receive additional details about the open position or an application by Eric Segaar at