Modesto area religious events


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDIES – Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; call for times. Shelter Cove Church, 4242 Coffee Road, Modesto. 209-567-3200.

BOOK STUDY – Every other Monday from 2 to 3 p.m. Free. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1528 Oakdale Road, Modesto. 209-522-3267.

TAI CHI – 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. $5 donation. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1528 Oakdale Road, Modesto. Theresa Grieshaber, 209-765-1524.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 8-Nov.12, Sacred Heart Church, 1301 Cooper Ave., Turlock. Studied will be “St. Paul – Jubilee Year,” a Bible study guide for Catholics by Bible Fr. Mitch Pacwa. $5. 209-485-8143


MOPS – 6 to 8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road, Modesto. Trinity United Modesto Mothers of Preschoolers. 209-529-3228.

REFORMATION MOVIE NIGHTS – 6 p.m. Oct. 4, Grace Church, 1448 Standiford Ave., Modesto. Movie and discussion to celebrate the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Tonight’s subject is the life of David Brainerd. Free. 209-522-5922.

CRAFT BAZAAR – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, Geneva Presbyterian, 1229 E. Fairmont Ave., Modesto. A variety of crafts, collectibles and jams will be available, as well as lunch for purchase.

FAMILY FESTIVAL – 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, Holy Family Church, 4212 Dale Road. Singers, bands and dancers, Elvis impersonator, magician, clowns, food booths, kids zone, Kiddie Ride, Opportunity Drawing and more. 209-545-3553.

Send events by noon Tuesday to or fax to 209-578-2207.