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Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Turlock, CA

An Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation


We are glad you found our Turlock church and hope that you will be blessed by the ministry and programs we have to offer.


Each month our pastor's thoughts are on a topic of spiritual interest, and are included in our newsletter distributed to all our members. We at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Turlock, CA hope your family will consider worshiping with us next Sunday at 10 am.

Light of Christ would like to welcome our new pastor the Reverend Sylvia Mueller. Interim Pastor Frank L. Starkey has retired and the newly ‘called’ Pastor Sylvia Mueller has filled the pulpit as a full time minister for the church. Pastor Sylvia comes from serving as Assistant minister for San Francisco Night Ministry. A position she has held for several years. Prior to that calling she was Pastor of Nokomis-Fillmore Lutheran Parish of Nokomis and Fillmore, California. She will make her home in Turlock after coming from Paso Robles where she now resides. Pastor Frank has been serving Light of Christ in Turlock, CA as their interim pastor since March 16, 2008. He resides in King City with his wife Barbara and they own the oldest house in town which they have turned into the only Bed and Breakfast in South Valley. Pastor Frank retired from Red Hill Lutheran in Tustin California in 1996 and has served three other congregations as interim Pastor since that retirement. Grace Lutheran in King City, Los Altos Lutheran in Los Altos and Trinity Lutheran in Hollister. He is author of four books in the Lutheran Faith. Sunday Worship Service at Light of Christ is at 10:00am followed by a fellowship hour. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:00 am. Pastor Frank Starkey's last service was Sunday, January 31st. Pastor Sylvia began her ministry at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Turlock, CA on February 1st 2010.


December 2014