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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, We Believe,
adult choir; worship expression, City On Our
Sermon, “Church Perfected: Part 1” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team band; worship expression and message same as first service.

Wednesday: high school Aroma, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Mark Graber, worship leader; Kelby Beck, praise band, music. Message, “Going Deeper than Murder and Oaths,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Pentecost. Joyce Yoder, song leader; Mona Sauder, worship leader; Jim Sauder, prelude, interlude, offertory; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; Brad and Rachel Short and family, Artie and Kathy Short, greeters; Duane Sauder, scripture reader. Sermon, “Are We There Yet?” Cliff Brubaker. Communion.

Wednesday: life planning, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Leslie and Annemarie Nafziger, greeters; Randy Nafziger and music team, song leader; Shirley Nafziger, Mary Short, 6th and 7th graders, scripture readers. Sermon, “That’s Weird!” Jeff Smith. Baptism and new membership: Gretchen King, Randy Nafziger, Andy Bilen, Tyson Rufenacht, Forest Stuckey; special music, Satisfi

Randy Nafziger, Steve Nafziger, Doug Nafziger, Tim Klopfenstein; offertory, Sid Ramirez.

Wednesday: JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: MYF praise band, gathering songs; offering music by seniors; Denton and Jan Yoder, worship leaders; Johanna Roth, scripture reader; Eric Lehman, song leader; Gene and Mary Alice Waidelich, greeters; Julie Aeschliman, prelude. Meditation, “Why has all this happened?” Jess Engle, celebration of our seniors: God
of This City,
signed by Julie Aeschliman, Jennifer Beck, Stacy Wyse; slide show produced by Sher Waidelich.

Wednesday: MYF life planning, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Karlin and Myrna Wyse, greeters; Alyssa Ziegler, Gavin Morton, acolytes; Kristina Eicher, children’s moments; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Mel Krill, liturgist. Message, David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday. Ashley Short, Cayla Walker, acolytes; Dean Sauder, Ed and Deb Overmier, Dave and Paige Miller, Jon and Deb Rupp, ushers; Roger and Sandy Miller, Scott and JoAnn Short, greeters; Lynne Christman, Deb Schnitkey, accompanists; Neal Gobrogge, worship leader; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Nancy Rupp, children’s message; chancel choir, Fill-a-Me Up!
Anne Foote, soloist. Sermon, “Comfort in Suffering,” Erich Christman.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday service led by Christopher Amen, fourth year seminarian and guest speaker; Zachary Torres, acolyte, Micah Bernath, crucifer, Lois Badenhop, organist.

Wednesday: Garden Club, 6:30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Brent and Linda Petersen, Doug and Lori Hogrefe, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Sherry Schweinhagen, Josh Schlade, lectors; Jessica Walker, Brandon Oyer, Michael Hesterman, Zach Mahnke, acolytes; worship with Holy Communion. Baptism of Kaleb Ryan Schnitkey, son of Mike and Stef. Affirmation of faith for new members: Mark, Susan, Katilyn, Kelly, and Ben Miller; Cindy Arnos; Kimberly and Cameron Miller; Burt and Lindsey Bever; Jacob and Carrie Chaney; Gavin Sigg. Mary Grime, organist. Sermon, “The Shepherd and His Sheep,” Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Pentecost Sunday for intentions of Al and Joe Furko and people of the parish. Sermon, “Needs of The Poor,” Gary Ferguson. Eileen and Meggie Yoder, Jensyn, Logan and Kassidy Garrow, servers; John Briskey, Mari Yoder, Deacon Ed, Megan Cordes, Barb Britenriker, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, Jake Grime, lectors; Jake Dominique, Earl Reiniche, Mike Britenriker, Nick Wlasiuk, ushers; Audrey Dominique, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Jacob Badenhop, Emily Grisier, Josh Meyers, Tori Burkholder, Betsy Wyse, Stuart Wyse, Darian Oberlin, Ashley Reyes. Message and senior recognition, Michael Short, Luther League advisor.

Wednesday: meal and informal worship, 5:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 6:30 p.m.

Templo Cristiano/
Assembly of God

Sunday: Ken and Alma Nye, greeters; JR Rodriguez, welcome; Kristy Longoria, praise team leader; Rod and Dawn Rodriguez, Ruben and Sue Cuevas, Lydia and Jessica Torres, Israel Lerma, Melissa Rodriguez, worship team. Message, “How To Triumph In The Kingdom,” Misael Rodriguez.

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

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