2018-11-07 / Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Pentecost 21

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival: The Day Of The Lord For The Living,” (1 Thessalonians 5:1-28), Jesse Kahler.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Wayne & Donna Kauffman, Janice Foor, Ruth Ann Yoder, greeters; Eric Doehrman, worship leader; Mark Beck, chorister; Erika Nofziger, scripture; Sunshine Children’s Home bell choir, offertory & special music; Angie Wyse, childrens lesson. Message, “Pharaoh’s Hard Heart,” Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Mark & Jane Bruner, greeters; Harris King & Kayla Bruner, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Sawyer Miller, worship leader; Arlen Beck, song leader; Judy Nofziger, childrens moment; special music, Grace Engle Delp, “There You Are Beside Me.” Meditation, “Being Church, (Romans 12:1-2, Jeremiah 31:31- 34)” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Gary Waidelich.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Chloe Nofziger, prelude, offertory, interlude; Cheryl Britsch, song leader: Carrie Grieser, Kathy Beck, worship leader; Ty Yoder, Al Liechty, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Bruce Whiteman, ushers; Tom & Bonnie Stuckey, Duane & Barb Short, greeters. Message, “What Is This Power?” (Luke 10: 17- 24), Corben Weaver Boshart; prayer for the church and world, Mike Zimmerman.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Tyler Wyse, Carly Grime, acolytes; Steve Walker, Gary & Judy Sears, Paige & Dave Miller, Eric & Sarah Nafziger, ushers; Linda Heer, worship leader; Andrew Rohrs, song leader; Lynne Christman, accompanist; mission-a-month, Cecily Rohrs, Fulton County Christmas Cheer. Sermon, “Having Taken Your Stand, Hold Firmly,” (1 Corinthians 15:1-34) Erich Christman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; childrens choir, ministry of music; Cindy Rose, liturgist. Childrens message and sermon, “That Littler Door-Side Box,” (Song of Solomon 8:6-7) Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: All Saints Day, The Church Triumphant “For All the Saints.” Sermon, “No More Tears,”(Revelation 7:9-17, John 3:1-3, Matthew 5:1-12), and reading of the roll of the saints for the last 10 years by James Strawn, pastor. Samuel Cox, acolyte; Isabella Francis, organist; Edward Yoder, crucifer; Levi Cox, bell toller. Sr. choir directed by Shari Leininger, “Blest Are They.” Elders John Meister and Einstein Francis, communion assistants.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Mark & Sue Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Tom Henry, Tim Hausch, lectors; Carter Kruse, Suzanne Walker, acolytes; Sing a New Song worship team, music; Jennifer Grime, childrens chat. Sermon, “Love Is The Way,” (Ps. 23, 1 John 4:1-15, John 3:16),” Bill Sigg, deacon.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for Grace New & Norbert Lisak. Sermon, “The Man And God Are United,” Stephen Stanbery assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon. Larry Zachrich, Amy Zientek, Susan Saaf, John Smith, Arlene Hicks, Leonard Gustwiller, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mike & Brigette Schrickel, greeters; Mary Ann Thatcher, Judy Smith, lectors; Grace & Wyatt Ritta, Sam Jaramillo, Mason & Brooks Miller, Lyndsay Gladieux, servers; Jim Rivello, Theresa McColl, Bryan Miller, Frank Smith, ushers; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Karen Dominique & grandchildren, Mona Laneve, Audrey Dominique, offertory.

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