2015-12-30 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Tom Scott, Nick Hudson, worship leaders; worship team, offertory. Message, “How Do We Pray?” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Gene & Marva Baus, greeters; chimes ensemble arranged by Laura Nafziger, prelude, offertory, postlude; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Brandon & Amy Cover, worship leaders; Aaron Miller, Maddyson Miehls, Abby Elkins, Justice Beck, scripture readers. Message, “Do You Hear What I Hear?” David Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Jenny Stuckey, prelude & offertory; Kevin & Rebecca Short, Dave & Deb Votaw, greeters; Adam & Whitney Short, Tyler Short, candle lighters; Kelby Beck, Jackson Kelley, Steve & Lisa Waidelich, Jenny Stuckey, Kathy King, Buffy Riley, special music; Joe Graber, chorister. Message, “The Word Became Flesh,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Kent & Mary, Josh, Morgan, & Heather Sauder, greeters; Eric & Marcia Lehman, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Carol Frey, Rhonda Waidelich, worship leaders; John King, song leader. Meditation, “Warning!” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Jackie Lehman, worship leader; Howard & Carolyn Snyder, Jerry & Ladonna Andres, ushers; Al & Ginny Liechty, Neil & Kathy Nofziger, greeters; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, prayer. Message, “The Path of Service,” Jeff Kauffman.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Emily Hines, acolytes; Ryan Christman, Doug & Nancy Rupp, Matt & Kim Hines, Brian & Kris Short, ushers; Jon & Jan Lindsay, Mary Ellen Johnson, Nancy Ries, greeters; Mike Meyer, song & worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Deb Kauffman, childrens message; service of remembrance, lighting of memorial candles. Sermon, “I Tell You the Truth,” Erich Christman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Jami Nathan, liturgist; Susie Slawinski, childrens moments; chancel choir, “For God So Loved The World.” Message, “En Arche,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn. Brayden Herman, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Dawson Liechty, acolyte; Ashton Johns, lector; Steve Basselman, organist; Reichert family, “Angel Carol,” offering music. Childrens message and sermon by Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Holy Family Sunday were said for Jane Babula and Becky D’Ambrosia. Sermon, “The Holy Families Inspiration,” Stephen Stanbery. Lois Grime, Sharan Mignin, Leonard Gustwiller, Susan Saaf, Barb Britenriker, Frank Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Maryann Thatcher, Donna Miller, lectors; Natalie Seibert, Elizabeth Mignin, Carson Zachrich, Brennan & Delaney Garrow, servers; Nick & Susan Wlasiuk, Mike Britenriker, Steve Dominique, ushers; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; David & Cindy Gustwiller, Mike Schrickel family, Caleb Harrow, offertory.

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