Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude, Pflederer ensemble. Message, “Have Fruit,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude and worship by praise band team; offertory and message same as first service.

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

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Bill Stuckey, prelude; Carol Stuckey, worship leader; Karen Wyse, music leader; Glenda Funnell, children’s time. Message, “Holding On To God And Letting Go To Self When Facing Temptations,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: family Lenten night, life planning.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Phil Rich, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Howard Snyder, ushers; Brad and Rachel Short and family, Ginny Doehrmann, greeters; Mark Nofziger, Mike, Deb, Zach, Aaron, Ben, and Elijah Zimmerman, drama. Baptism of Bobbi Yoder. Sermon, “Making Space,” Cliff Brubaker; Mona Sauder, prayer.

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

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Kristi Miehls, prelude, offertory; Nancy Roynon, worship leader; choir, Guide Us to Openness,
and God, Fill Me Now;
Sarah Short, children’s lesson; Michael Short, Sarah Short, Therin Smith, scripture readers. Sermon, “Tempting,” Jeff Smith; prayer, Char Roth.

Wednesday: Family mission night; MYF, 6:30 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Jim and Linda Rufenacht, greeters; Ed and Amy Leichty, worship leaders; John King, song leader; Pam Graber, prelude, offertory; adult praise band, gathering songs, offertory; children’s moment, “Preparing the Way, “ Mary Rufenacht. Meditation, “Holding on and Letting go,” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: MYF life planning, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Marlin and Jane Gearig, greeters; Paige Merillat. Austin Welch, acolytes; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Bev Emch, children’s moments; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Message, Emily Creech.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Ashley Short, Casen Short, acolytes; Keith Kuntz, Dale and Sharon VonDeylen, Norm and Ann Fether, Rich and Jane Lesniak, ushers; Dave and Paige Miller, Jack and Joanne Spotts, greeters; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Toni Vajen, children’s message; For God So Loved,
chancel choir. Sermon, “Gut Check,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: Meal, 5:50; LOGOS 6 p.m.; JYF, 6:30 p.m.; handbells, 6:35; SYF, 7 p.m.; chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: First Sunday in Lent service led by James Strawn; Lois Badenhop, organist; Micah Bernath, acolyte; jr. handbell choir, directed by Mary Leininger, played How Firm A Foundation.

Wednesday: Lenten worship service, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Preservice music by jr. choir, led by Marcia Kern; Michelle Kruse, pianist; children’s sermon, “TempTaTion,” Jenny Grime. Sermon continuation on the Lenten theme of Jesus’ temptation by Satan, Dale Kern; Peg Oyer, Jody Hulbert, lectors.

Wednesday: Lenten meal, 5:15 p.m.; weekday school of religion, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.; midweek Lenten service, 7:30 p.m.; senior choir practice, worship team practice, 8:15 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and First Sunday of Lent for intentions of people of parish and Donald Grime. Sermon, “Repentance and Renewal,” Gary Ferguson. Tori, Cassidy, Bryce Williams, servers; Donna Miller, Jim Rivello, Susan Saaf, Denny Shannon, Ruth Solarik, Therese Wylie, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Donna Miller, Melissa Kruger, lectors; Frank Smith, Larry Miller, Steve Case, ushers; John Smith, rosary leader, Thom Singer, music. Adult education program, “Christianity, The First 1,000 Yrs.” followed mass.

Wednesday: Religious education classes for grades K-12.

Templo Cristiano/
Assembly of God

Sunday: Joe and Neydi Torres, greeters; J.R. Rodriguez, welcome; bilingual worship service led by praise and worship team, Rod and Dawn Rodriguez, Ruben Cuevas, Blanca Calderon, Lydia and Jessica Torres, Melissa Rodriguez. Message, “Don’t Stop Walking With Jesus,” Misael Rodriguez.

Wednesday: Xchange youth bible study, High Point childrens classes, adult Bible study, 7 p.m.

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