2014-03-19 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; ministry spotlight, man camp and women’s retreat; worship team, offertory. Message, “GLAD-When Things Are As They Should Be,” Jesse Kahler.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Kauffman Praise Band: Buffy Riley, Kathy King, Mike Mickelson, Steve Waidelich, Mike Stuckey, Sherman Hathaway, Randy & Becky Kauffman, music; Cork Rufenacht, worship leader. Drama & childrens lesson, Jeremy & Megan Beck, Galen Nofziger, Mark Beck.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Kevin Sauder, song leader; Mara Beck, Abby Short, worship leader; Gerald & Karen Short, Lonnie & Carol Short, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Jan Nofziger, Bob & Doris Ebersole, greeters; Phil Rich, prayer. Message, “Bound by Earth,” Jessica Schrock- Ringenberg.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Melissa Valentine and music team, prelude, song leader; Joyce Klingelsmith, worship leaders; Janice Nafziger, childrens time; Steve Nafziger, prayer. Message, “Enlightening Nick At Night,” Gary Martin.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Corey & Jen Smeltzer family, greeters; Shelby Miller, prelude, offertory; adult praise band, gathering songs; Jim & Jane King, worship leaders; John King, song leader; Heather Ruffer, mission moment; Brenda Beck, childrens moment, “My God Moment.” Meditation, “We can have bad attitudes...” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Cindy Rose, liturgist; special music quartet, “Amazing Grace-My Chains Are Gone.” Message, “God’'s Prescription For Health,” David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Gabby Nafziger, Leah Hall, acolytes; Greg Walker, Jim Grieser, Bob & Carol DeVries, Jon & Deb Rupp, ushers; Mary Ellen Johnson, Mark & Tammy Nofziger, Nancy Ries, greeters; Jan Lindsay, worship leader; Lynne Schnitkey, song leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; JoAnne Short, childrens message; junior choir, “Lead Me Jesus.” Sermon, “The Fall of Satan,” Erich Christman; chancel choir, “As You Go On Your Way.”

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Lent Two worship. Wayne Lienau, Bob & Ryan Hesterman, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Keith Oyer, greeters; Deb Volkman, Josh Schlade, lectors; Bryson Taylor, Lauren Miller, Elizabeth Hulbert, acolytes; music by junior choir; Beth Lienau, organist; Jennifer Grime, chats with children. Sermon, “Go!” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 2nd Sunday of Lent were for intentions of Herb & Helen Grime and people of parish. Sermon, “The Miracle of The Transfiguration,” Stephen Stanberry. Maddie Schrickel, Delaney Garrow, Alexa & Austin Wilson, Meggie Yoder, servers; John Briskey, Nick Wlasiuk, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Theresa McColl, lector; Andy Grime, Michael Schrickel, Jim Rivello, Troy Double, ushers; Thom Singer, music; John Smith, rosary leader; Mary & Lois Grime, Pete Grime family, offertory.

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