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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory by VBS children’s choir. Message, “Giving What You Have,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: worship team band, prelude; offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: song leader: Randy Kauffman and praise band members: Buffy Riley, Mike Mickelson, Caleb Waidelich, Steve Waidelich, Mike Stuckey, Al Stuckey, Kathy King, Pete King, Becky Kauffman. Sermon, “Good Leaders for God’s People,” Steve Heatwole. Special prayer of blessing for Gloria Beck, new associate pastor.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Sauder, song leader; Michelle Wyse, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Howard Snyder, ushers; Don and Mary Oesch, Lauren and Helen Bowman, greeters; Kate Friesen, Janie Beck, scripture. Sermon, “Miraculous Improvisations,” Arienne Johnson.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Daryl and Bonnie Beck, greeters; Jen Nafziger, prelude, offertory; music, Be
Thou My Vision,
Michael Short. Sermon, “Omnia Exeunt in Mysterium,” Jeff Smith; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Charles Nafziger, prayer; Amanda Short, moment in mission.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Verle Short, worship leader; Dave Sauder, song leader; Virgil and Marilouise Waidelich, greeters; Eric and Marcia Lehman, Johanna Roth, prelude. Meditation, “Let’s Get It!” Jess Engle; mission moment, Lisa Short, Black Swamp.

Wednesday: CQ, JYF, MYF life planning, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: John and Anna Funk, greeters; Alyssa Ziegler, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Message, Allen Rutter.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Meridith Short, Casen Short, acolytes; Louise Short, Keith and Kelli Kuntz, David and Crissi Stuckey, ushers; Dale and Ann Grime, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, greeters; Jan Lindsay, worship leader; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Beth Wanemacher, children’s message.

Wednesday: VBS.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Second Sunday of Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Micah Bernath, acolyte, Anna Strawn, organist.

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

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mark Miller, Mike and Steph Schnitkey, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Mike Weaver, lectors; Kirstyn Jean Schroeder, daughter of Anthony and Nancy, received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism; chats with children, Jennifer Grime. Sermon, “Shepherd’s Fold,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: VBS, 6:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and The Body & Blood of Christ Sunday for intentions of Richard Kruse and Bill Dominique. Sermon, “To Be Fed By The Lord,” Gary Ferguson. Gavin and Garrett Grime, Alexa and Austin Wilson, Madeline Schrickel, servers; Nick Wlasiuk, Charles and Theresa McColl, Susan Saaf, Ruth Solarik, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Susan Wlasiuk, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Pete Grime, Steve Dominique, Gary Solarik, Charles McColl, ushers; Mike Wilson Family, greeters; Jennifer Graber, Bonnie Wickerham, offertory; Joan Garber, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Second Sunday after Pentecost. Moriah Reichert, acolyte; Ivy Nehls, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; Donovan Ziegler, guitar; Mike Short, percussion. Message, “Life’s a Disaster, But Don’t Cry,” Paul Reichert; Jim and Janet Wyse, Jan Delaney, JoAnn Liechty, Kris Jemmott, communion assistants.

Wednesday: Informal worship and meal, 5:30 p.m.


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