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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, Teach Me Thy Truth
by Sarah Kinsman, Cameron Bible and worship team. Message, “Why Turn?” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team; offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, jr. quiz, High School Aroma, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Derek Miller, worship leader; Laurin Waidelich, song leader; Mariah Short, special music. Sermon, “Khesed,” Steve Heatwole. Baptism service for Ryan King, Derek Miller, Mariah Short, Laurin Waidelich and Taylor Waidelich.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Cara Ulrich, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Howard Snyder, ushers; Tom and Bonnie Stuckey, Merle and Charlene Short, greeters. Memory workout, Artie and Jay Short, Jacob Nafziger; Chris and Holly Liechty, Bible school songs; drama, “Majesty on Mount Sinai”. Sermon, “Preparing for the Mountaintop,” Cliff Brubaker.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Aaron and Jenny Brown family, greeters; Carol Nofziger, prelude and opening music; Be Thou My
Kathy Smith, Duane Beck. Sermon, “Deep Impact,” Jeff Smith; worship in song, music team.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:30 p.m.

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: VBS, 6:30 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Jim and Heather Lloyd family, greeters; Connor Hagans, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Matt Welch, liturgist. Message, David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dustin Nofziger, Jordyn Pursel, acolytes; Maggie Enderle, Louise Short, Joel and Annie Foote, David and Crissi Stuckey, ushers; Dale and Ann Grime, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, greeters; Neal Gobrogge, worship leader; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Carol DeVries, children’s message; blessing of mission experiences; special music, Our God,
and Revelation

Jacob Gobrogge, Chris Jennings, Brandon Lehman, Cale Short. Sermon, “Compelled to Give,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: women’s choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Larry Brandt, Jeremy Hurst, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Mike Weaver, lectors. Worship with Holy Communion; baptism of Kennedy Jean Kruse, daughter of Chad and Michelle, and Khloe Elizabeth Kruse, daughter of Joshua and Kelly; music by worship team. Sermon, “The Psalm with a Painful Lament,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: LYF, 7 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time for intentions of Pat Arend and people of parish. Sermon, “Nature of One Who Wants To Help,” Ian and Emerson Radabaugh, Bryce Williams, servers; Barb and Mike Britenriker, Megan Cirdes, Arlene Hicks, Sam Jaramillo, Julie Double, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, Judy Smith, lectors; Keith Radabaugh, Earl Reiniche, Nick Wlasiuk, Troy Double, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Pat Cousino, rosary leader. Layne Morris Miller, son of Bryan and Jessica, accepted into the Parish family through baptism.

Wednesday: religious education classes for grades K-12.

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; Jim and Janet Wyse, Jan Delaney, JoAnn Liechty, Kris Jemmott, communion assistants. Message, “Life’s a Disaster, But Don’t Cry,” Paul Reichert.

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

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