2017-08-09 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Pentecost Nine

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 119, “ Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, Eric Richer, greeters; Jen Nafziger prelude, offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader, Char Roth, worship leader; Shirley Nafziger, scripture & prayer. Message, “Losing Gloriously,” Dave Elkins; Mark & Sarah Schoenhals, moment in mission.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Melissa Kinkaid, prelude, offertory; John Dinius, worship leader; Mike & Linda Stuckey, Chris & Donna Keiser, greeters; Nancy Nofziger, chorister; Stephanie & Natalie Schmucker, scripture readers; Kevin Nofziger, testimony. Sharing & prayer time, Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Sie & Jueldine Rupp, greeters; Kendi Nofziger, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Wes & Pam Graber, worship leaders; Arlen Beck, song leader; Eric Lehman, childrens moment. Meditation, “Compassion Toward Who?” Marcia Lehman; sharing and prayer, Kent Sauder.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, prelude, offertory, interlude; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, worship leader; Jerry & Ladonna Andres; Greg Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Neil & Kathy Nofziger, Tom & Bonnie Stuckey, greeters; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, childrens story. Message, “Embracing the Journey,” Cliff Brubaker; prayer, Bonnie Stuckey.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Matt Cheseman, liturgist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; Gloria Wagner, childrens moments; special music by chancel choir. Message by Dee Baker, guest speaker.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mark & Susan Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Dave & Karen Keesbery, Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Deb Volkman, Tim Hausch, lectors; worship team, music. Elijah Arden, son of Bret & Jennifer (Schmidt) Grime, received Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Sermon, “What Do You See?” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Isaac Reichert, acolyte: Brendon Johns, lector; Steve Basselman, pianist; Beth Reichert, organist; Zach Basselman, Steve Basselman, Adam Grisier, Mark Erbskorn, offering music, “I Will Rise;” Jim & Janet Wyse, Gwen Grisier, JoAnn Liechty, Kris Jemmott, communion assistants. Childrens message and sermon, “Impossible On Our Own,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and The Transfiguration of the Lord were said for Wayne Grime, Jan Dominique, and the people. Sermon, “A Little Slice Of Heaven,” Stephen Stanbery. John Briskey, Donna Miller, Sharan Mignin, Amy Zientek, John Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Donna Miller, Mary Evans, lectors; Allie Buehrer, Grace Ritta, Kassidy Zientek, Elizabeth Mignin, Sam Jaramillo, Mason Miller, servers; Mary Evans, Chris Jaramillo, Bryan Miller, Frank Smith, ushers; John Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Brigette Schrickel, Peg Hines, offertory.

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