2008-07-09 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude and offertory. Message, "The Beginnings of Belief: After the Beginning," by Brad Bame. Second service: Praise and worship through singing led by worship team band; Cameron Bible, offertory, message same as first service.

Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Myrna Grove, prelude and offertory; Gloria Beck, worship leader; Darin King, chorister; Glenda Funnell, childrens lesson. Message, "Telling the Truth: Making Peace in our Daily Lives," by Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: MYF works at Shalom Ministries, Archbold.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Bonnie Stuckey, song leader; Tim Wagler, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude and offertory; David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Duane and Nedra Sauder, Dan and Karen Ruth, greeters; Randy Stuckey, children's moment; Jan Nofziger, Elaine Schnitkey, Stephen Minister pastoral care dialogue. Sermon, "Top Ten Reasons for Waking Up This Morning," by Mona Sauder.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Music team, prelude, songs of praise; Jacob Nafziger, welcome, call to worship, prayer; "The Creation," Loyal Briskey, Chris Mosier; Duane Beck, song leader. Sermon, "Conversation Starter," by Wanda Stopher; commissioning and sending prayer for Kaitlin Gruenhagen.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Doug and Sue Krauss, greeters; Fred and Val DeGroff, Brian and Trena Huffman, ushers; Erin Erbskorn, acolytes; Dick Selgo, Liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: high school youth, 7:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time for intentions of Donald Grime and Lillian Floering. Sermon, "Being Gentle of Heart," by Gary Ferguson. Travis Jaramillo, Tori Williams, Jensyn, Kassidy, and Logan Garrow, servers; John Briskey, Joyce Britenriker, Leonard Gustwiller, Megan Cordes, Theresa McColl, Arlene hicks, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Linda Lauber, Jake Grime, lectors; Mike Britenriker, Sr., Greg Grime, Steve Schroeder, Gary Solarik, ushers; John Smith, rosary leader; Tom Singer, music; Mary Grime and Jan Dominique, offertory.

St. John's Christian

Sunday: Justin Pursel, Morgan McCandless, acolytes; Chris Ott, Chris and Toni Neuenschwander, Pete and Rachel Grieser, Becky and Jacob Ott, ushers; Tim and Sue Grieser, Dave and Paige Miller, greeters; Anna Yoder, Lois Hornish, accompanist; Mike Meyer, song leader; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; special music, God is Real/Does God Cry? Denny Hornish. Sermon, "This Should Not Be," by Erich Christman.

Wednesday: Resonate, 7 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Tim and Lori King family, greeters; Linda Riegsecker, prelude, mission moment; Jim Rufenacht, worship leader; Justin Roth, song leader. Meditation, "Sharing God's Peace #1," by Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: Visitation Ministry Team meets, MYF, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mary Grime, organist; Sherri Schweinhagen, Rose Brown, lectors; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters. Sermon by Lanny Zupp.

Wednesday: Weekday school, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.

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