2016-03-30 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians: Exaltation: Worshipped,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Levi & Mary Lou Beck, Bev Miller, greeters; Anita Roth, Leslie Nafziger, Duane Beck, prelude, offertory, postlude; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Kelsey Gruenhagen, worship leaders; special music, Keri Aeschliman; offertory, Anita & Kate Roth, Leslie Nafziger, Justice & Duane Beck, “Crown Him with Many Crowns.” Message, “The Proof of the Pudding,” David Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Shawn, Jenna, Camryn & Courtney Stuckey and Steve & Barb Crossgrove, greeters; Young Adult Praise Band, prelude; Kevin Miller, worship leader; instrumental ensemble, impromptu choir & childrens bells, music; Kelly Schmucker, childrens lesson. Message, “Our Hope through the Resurrection,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Emile & Ann Cerda, greeters; Easter Hymn sing, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Stan & Susan Roth, worship leaders; John King, song leader. Meditation, “The Amazing Resurrection,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, Jim Sauder, prelude, interlude, offering; Kevin Sauder, song leader; Jessica Schrock- Ringenberg, worship leader; Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Ty Yoder, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Frank & Cara Ulrich, Sara Nafziger, greeters; special music, “Beautiful City,” Joshua Liechty; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, prayer. Message, “The Story Unfolding: The Unexpected Twist,” Jeff Kauffman.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Bill Bostelman, Keith, Kim, Kade & Krayton Kern, ushers; Nancy Ries, Brad & Aimee Roth, Louise Short, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song & worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Karen & Dinah Rice, David & Crissi Stuckey, bell ringers; childrens message, “The Stone Was Rolled Away”; chancel choir, “He Arose.” Sermon, “I Tell You the Truth,” Erich Christman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Gloria Wagner, liturgist; Susie Slawinski, childrens moments; chancel choir, special music. Message, “En Arche,” Jim Nathan.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Sunrise service: Eliza Avers, Zach Basselman, Noah Blankenship, Cory Erbskorn, Adam Grisier, Kenzie Short, Katie SHort, MacKenna Whitacre, Travis Ziegler, worship leaders. Festival worship: Spencer Short, Dawson Liechty, Drew McCarty, acolytes; Nona Rupp, lector; Steve Basselman, Randy Basselman, organists; Zach Basselman, trumpet; Beth Reichert, pianist; Tim Sonnenberg, Jim & Janet Wyse, Jess Short, Kenzie Short, communion assistants. Chancel choir anthems, “Hallelujah Chorus,” “Christ Arose.” Adult bell choir anthem, “Thine is the Glory.” Childrens message and sermon, “We All Need to be Reminded,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Easter Sunday were said for Sue Dominique, Francis Coressel, and the people. Sermon, “The Lion of Juda,” Stephen Stanbery. Susan Saaf, Sam Grime, Amy Zientek, Theresa & Chuck McColl, Lois Grime, Julie Double, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mike & Lisa Wilson, Theresa & Chuck Mc- Coll, greeters; Jeff Schmitt, Mary Evans, Arlene Hicks, lectors; Austin Wilson, Garrett & Gavin Grime, Mason Miller, Cassidy Baden, Lucas Dominique, Allie Buehrer, Julia Lambert, Natalie & Oliver Seibert, Liam & Katherine Row, servers; Bryan Miller, Pete Grime, Brad Dominique, Russ Lambert, ushers; Judy & John Smith, offertory.

St. John Lutheran

Easter Sunday with Holy Communion. Brent & Linda Petersen, Doug & Lori Hogrefe, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Micah Grime, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Jane Richer, acolyte; Sr. choir, “Awake! Arise! Go Fourth!” Primary choir, "Up, Up, Up He Arose;" Sermon, “The Key To Everything,” Jeffrey Corder.

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