2017-07-12 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 43,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday; Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, Carolyn Short, greeters; Brenda Holdsworth, prelude; Jordan Riegsecker, offertory; Kristi Miehls, song leader, Joyce Klingelsmith, worship leader. Message, “Will You Go With This Man?” Dave Elkins; prayer by Regina Wenger.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Eldon Birkey, worship leader; Dennis & Karen Kelley, Art & Donna Chupp, greeters; Sydney Cobb, chorister; Ivan Cobb, scripture; childrens time, Bible school promotion, Nikki Aeschliman, Kellie Creighton, Michelle Nofziger, Skye Buehrer. MYF trip to New Orleans; Orlando convention sharing, Steve Heatwole, Jeff Wyse.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday; Gary & Sue Aeschliman, greeters; Harris King, Kayla Bruner, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Mike & Sandy Short, worship leader; Evan Rufenacht, song leader; Beth Morr, childrens moment. Meditation, “What Is God Saying?” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Gary Wyse.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday; Karen Stuckey, prelude, offertory, interlude; Barnaby Wyse, song leader; Karen Ruth, Sue Short, worship leaders; Ty Yoder, Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Wendell Nofziger, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, ushers; Charlene Short, Greg Short, greeters; Quinn Wyse, scripture reader. Sermon conversation: Karen Ruth, Sue Short; prayer for church and world, Bruce Whiteman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Diane Tinsman, liturgist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; Diane Tinsman, childrens moments; Matt & Susie Slawinski, special music, “Living Waters.” Message, “Homecoming,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Larry & Sandy Brandt, Rich & Andrea Thiel, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Marolyn Bostelman, Mike Weaver, lectors; Brandon Taylor, Jane Richer, acolytes; worship team, music. Sermon, “I’ll Give You Rest,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Olivia Liechty, acolyte; Erin Reichert, lector; Mark, Andi & Cory Erbskorn, ushers; Steve Basselman, pianist/ organist; Adam Grisier, Zach Basselman, guitar; offering, “Still, My Soul, Be Still,” MacKenna Whitacre. Childrens message and sermon, “All God’s Children Gotta Place in the Yoke,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 14th Sunday of ordinary time were said for Wayne Grime and the people. Sermon, Stephen Stanbery. Amy Zientek, Tami Kunesh, Arlene Hicks, Marianne Francis, Peaches Holland, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Frank & Cheryl Grime, Mike & Brigitte Schrickel, greeters; Maryann Thatcher, Arlene Hicks, lectors; Mattie Thatcher, Kassidy Zientek, Lyndsay Gladieux, Cassidy & Olivia Baden, Gavin Grime, servers; Andy, Frank, & Pete Grime, Mike Schrickel, ushers; Pat Cousino, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

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