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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Prelude; offertory, The Sinner’s Prayer,
senior choir. Message, “In The Presence of God,” Jesse Kahler. Second service Praiselude by worship team band; message same as the first service.

Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, choir practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Bobbie Stuckey, prelude, offertory; Pat King, worship leader; Audrey Stuckey, Wesley Short, Me- lissa Kinkaid, Isaac Dahl, Ryan King, scripture readers; Glenn Nofziger, chorister, special music. Message, “The Gifting of the Church,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Jan Nofziger, worship leader; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; Bill and Kathy Beck, Artie and Kathy Short, greeters. Sermon, “Directions for Zion’s Direction,” Sherm Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m., LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m., CHAOS, 6:45, MYF, 7 p.m., quiz practice, 8:15 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Randy Nafziger and music team, song leader, offering; Wanda Stopher, scripture reader; “Sermon in Encouragement,” Pam Sauder.

Wednesday: Youth mentoring, 6:30 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ray and Grace Kinsey, greeters; Chelsea Schmucker, prelude, offertory; MYF praise band, gathering songs; Mark and Jane Bruner family, worship leaders; Joy Kauzlick, song leader. Meditation, “What Can I Do?” Jess Engle; blessing for quiz teams, coaches and helpers, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Scott and Audrey Burkholder, greeters; Erin Erbskorn, Alyssa Ziegler, acolytes; Matt Welch, children’s moments; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist.

Wednesday: JAM session, Groundbreakers, 6:30 p.m.; chancel choir, 7 p.m.; high school youth, 7:30 p.m.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday of the Baptism of our Lord. Service led by James Strawn, Lois Badenhop, organist; Levi Strawn, acolyte.

Wednesday: Jr. confirmation class, 6:20 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Music by worship team; preservice music by primary choir, led by Joetta Henry, Jen Hurst, Natalie Rose. Sermon, “4 Rivers,” with visual presentation of snowflakes, Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.; YIA meeting, senior choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; worship team practice, 8 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and Baptism of The Lord Sunday for intentions of Pat Arend and people of parish. Sermon, “Jesus! Who Is He?” Gary Ferguson. Ellen Yoder, Savannah Short, Madeline Schrickel, David Lauber, servers; John Briskey, Peaches Holland, Melissa Krueger, Donna Miller, Arlene Hicks, Sam Jaramillo, extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion; Megan Cordes, Linda Lauber, lectors; Nick Wlasiuk, Frank Smith, Andy Dominique, Todd Short, ushers; Theresa Bennett, rosary leader; Andy and Ann Dominique, Christine and Todd Short, offertory; Tina Zachary, Emily Short, greeters.

Wednesday: religious education classes for grades K-12.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Baptism of our Lord. Stephan Manahan, acolyte; JoAnn Liechty, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/ pianist; Jonathan and Dave Manahan, ushers; PraiseKids choir anthem, Twas in the Moon of Wintertime

directed by Melanie Nagel. Children’s message and sermon, “Walking Wet With Jesus,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: homework table, 3:15; Grace notes, 4:30 p.m.; meal, 5:15 p.m.; children’s activities, adult and high school small groups, catechism, informal worship, 6 p.m.; bell choir, 6:30 p.m.; chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

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