2011-10-05 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: CD prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Freedom CD, offertory. Message, “Jesus: Only One Who Can Set Souls Free,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by Jen King and worship team band; offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre- K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups. Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Jeff Wyse, worship leader; Keith Short, song leader; Bobbie Stuckey and Bill Stuckey, prelude; Mark Beck, Pete King, Keith Short, LaVon Short, Bill Stuckey, special music; Steve Heatwole, responsive reading; Amanda Wyse, scripture. Message, “Potluck Exegesis,” Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Holly Liechty, worship leader; Jim Sauder, prelude, interlude, offertory; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; Maynard and Carolyn Sauder, Phil and Lori Bontrager, greeters; Jane Friesen, prayer. Message, “Search Me, O God,” Jeff Kauffman; communion; foot-washing.

Wednesday: Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30; LOGOS meal, 5:50 pm; CHAOS, MYF, 6:45 pm; prayer, 7:15 pm. Central Mennonite

Sunday: Lois Miller, Ralph and Carolyn Metzler, greeters; Carol Nofziger, music for gathering, offering; Kristi Miehls and music team, song leader; Ron Short, call to worship. Sermon, “Forgive Us Our Debts,” Jeff Smith; Bill Holsopple, prayer.

Wednesday: AWANA, MYF, 7 pm. West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Virg and Mari Waidelich, greeters; Elizabeth Miller, prelude; adult praise band, gathering songs; Gary and Sandy Aeschliman, worship leaders; Kathy Leatherman, song leader; special music, Harmony Praise. Meditation by Naomi Engle; prayer, Dawn Walsh.

Wednesday: leadership meeting, MYF, 6 pm. United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Alyssa Ziegler, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Matt Welch, liturgist. Message by David David. First Light service: First Light Vocal Band, music; message same as first service.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6 pm; Applause bell choir, 6:30 pm; chancel choir, 7:15 pm; high school youth, 7:30 pm. St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Matthew Kinsman, Becca Grieser, acolytes; Dave Walker, Dave and Nancy Lightner, Pete and Rachel Grieser, Matt and Kim Hines, ushers; Scott and JoAnn Short, Steve and Kim Walker, greeters; Lynne Christman, accompanists; Mike Meyer, song leader; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; junior choir, “Gonna Sing to the Lord.” Sermon, “There Is No Forgiveness, Without Love,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; JYF, 6:30 pm; jr. choir, 6:50 pm; SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir practice, 7:30 pm. St. James Lutheran

Sunday: 16th Sunday after Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

Wednesday: junior confirmation class, 6:20 pm. St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Tom and Mary Dominique’s 40th wedding anniversary and Mikolaj Wlasiuk. Sermon, “The Vineyard, the Kingdom of God,” Caden and Logan Garrow, Grace Ritta, Savannah Short, Ian and Emerson Radabaugh, and Travis Jaramillo, servers; Susan Saaf, Arlene Hicks, Juanita Arend, Sam Jaramillo, Theresa and Charles McColl, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Arlene Hicks and Peg Hines, lectors; Earl Reiniche, Sam Jaramillo, Dennie Shannon, Gary Solarik, ushers; Thom Singer, music; the Black family, greeters; Mrs. Nikolaj Wlasiuk, Nick and Susan Wlasiuk, offertory.

Wednesday: religious education classes. ________________________________________ Paid Announcement CARD OF THANKS

Thank you for the outpouring of love and support that we have received since the passing of our husband, father, and grandfather. We appreciate every card, phone call, and donation in his memory.

The family of Max Smith, Sr. 5 __________________________

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