2018-01-03 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday After Christmas

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Dane Riley, acolyte; Andrea & Eliza Avers, lectors; Steve Basselman, organist/ pianist. Offering music, “The Ground,” Moriah Reichert, MacKenna Whitacre, Erin Reichert, Erin Erbskorn, Cory Erbskorn, Adam Grisier, Will Collins, Zach Basselman. Childrens message and sermon, Paul Reichert.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Service of remembrance for Memorial Sunday. Kenny Walker, Emily Walker, acolytes; Greg Walker, Doug & Nancy Rupp, Steve & Kim Walker, Michael Walker, Toby Walker, ushers; Nancy Ries, Phyllis Swietzer, greeters; JoAnn Short, worship leader; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Lynne Christman, accompanist,” childrens message, “Thy Word.” Sermon, “In the Temple Courts,” Erich Christman.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed & Jane Waidelich, greeters; John & Evan Rufenacht, worship leaders; Kendi Nofziger, prelude, offertory; Sharon Sauder, worship leader; John King, song leader. Childrens moment, Marla Miller; meditation, “Time to Run,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Arlan Beck.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, offertory, interlude; Jackie Lehman, worship leader; Joyce Yoder, song leader; Max Aeschliman, Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Greg Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Duane & Barb Short, Ed Yoder, greeters; Jackie Lehman, Galen Plank, childrens time. Sermon, “Yes! Let it be new-Praise the Lord,” Mike Zimmerman.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Merle & Marlene Beck, Rod & Rose Miller, greeters; Emma & Sydney Cobb, prelude; mens choir, offertory; Andrew Spotts, worship leader; Jen Cobb, chorister; Brooke Aeschliman, Shanti Wyse, scripture readers; Steve Heatwole, childrens lesson; impromptu choir, special music. Sharing stories of God’s activity.

St. John Lutheran

First Sunday after Christmas Worship. Brent & Linda Petersen, Gregg & Sarah Kruse, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Marolyn Bostelman & Jody Hulbert, lectors; Jane Richer, acolyte. Sermon, “God Has A Plan,” Jeffrey Corder.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Kelli Ehrman-Short, oboe; Colleen Bernath, organist. Jami Nathan, liturgist. Message in song, Addisyn Grooms, Noah Slawinski. Childrens message, Jim Nathan.

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