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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday morning: JoAnne Rupp, prelude, Jennifer King, Linda Marihugh, Sheila Yoder, special music, How You Live. Message, “The Purpose of Earthly Marriage.” Second service: praiselude and worship through singing; special music by connection club kids.

Wednesday evening: Kids Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, Adult Bible study, Worship Team practice, High School small groups.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday morning: All Saints’ Sunday. Mitchell Campbell, acolyte; Chancel choir anthem, Find Us Faithful, Steve Basselman, director; Jacob Thatcher, percussion, Rick Breier, pianist; Chris Ziegler, lector; Gwen, Eric, Emily, and Adam Grisier, ushers; Jim, Janet, Betsy, Stuart Wyse, Brenda Shibler, communion assistants; message, “Measuring the Saints.” Altar flowers in memory of deceased loved ones.

Wednesday: Homework table, 3:30 p.m.; Grace Notes, 4:30 p.m.; meal, 5:15 p.m.; children’s activities, catechism, high school work night, adult group Bible study, 6 p.m.; Chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday morning: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering and offertory; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, sharing and prayer; Jacob Betts, scripture reading. Sermon, “Meeting God and Being Met by God.” Receiving new members: John and Ginger Dalton, Krissy Liechty, and Clela Stoll. David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Carl and Martha Yoder, Fannie Tovey, greeters; Kaitlin Nofziger, Sierra Nofziger, nursery.

Wednesday: LOGOS, MYF Kairos, 5:30 p.m.; meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS, MYF, Adult Bible study, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday morning: Chris Mosier, welcome; Duane Beck, music leader; dedication of Savannah Davis; Shirley Nafziger and Wayne Short, scripture reading. Sermon, “Armor for All”; Sidney Ramirez, offertory, Here I am to Worship.

Wednesday: Men’s Fraternity, 6 a.m.; Mennonite Women; Kidz Klub, JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday morning: Kevin Claire, Garrett, and Gavin Morton, greeters; Steve Pape, Rick Stotzer, Matt Welch, Brian Huffman, ushers; Krista Leupp and Paige Merillat, acolytes; Colleen Bernath, organist; Bill Walsh, liturgist.

Wednesday: UMW, noon; Groundbreaker, Applause handbell choir, 6:30 p.m.; high school youth, 7 p.m.; chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday morning: “What the Presence of Jesus Does In Our Lives.” Jensyn and Kassidy Garrow, Travis Jaramillo, Danny Young, Grant Rupp, servers; Juanita Arend, Karen Dominique, Ruth Solarik, Sheryl Young, Amelia Avina and Chuck McColl, eucharistic ministers; Arlene Hicks and Jake Grime, lectors; Dexter Krueger, Jim Rivello, Steve Schroeder, and Frank Smith, ushers; Evelyn Roth, rosary leader; Peg Hines, music; Mary Grime and Barb Parker, offertory.

Wednesday: Rosary followed by Mass; K-12 religious education classes.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday morning: Roy Clemens, Gideon presentation. “An Enduring Hope.” Olley Short, Michael Walker, acolytes; Dean Sauder, Gary and Judy Sears, Dave and Paige Miller; Jon and Deb Rupp, ushers; Jim and Betsy Redd, Jack and Barb Stover, greeters; Tony and Missy Warncke, kiddie care; Anna Sagle, Lynne Christman, Lynne Christman, accompanists; Dianne Wyrick, worship leader; Ed Ruffer, song leader; Beth Wanemacher, children’s moment.

Wednesday evening: Men’s Fraternity, 6 a.m.; LOGOS, Jr. choir, 5:30 p.m.; JYF, SYF, 7 p.m.; chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday morning: Lester and Marge King, greeters; Laurie Nofziger, prelude. “You Are Invited to God’s Everlasting Party”; Jim and Jane King, worship leaders; Jeff Roth and youth praise band, song leaders.

Wednesday: Ladies Bible study, 5:45 a.m.; AAMA, 10:30 a.m.; MYF, JYF, CQ, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday morning: Worship/ Thrivent elections; Mary Grime, organist; senior choir, prelude; Karen Keesbery, lector; altar flowers by Jerry and Cindy Winzeler in honor of their anniversary and Lillian Aeschliman’s 90th birthday. Sermon by Dale Kern, pastor.

Wednesday: Ladies aid, 1 p.m.; Weekday and Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.; Senior choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; Worship team practice, 8 p.m.

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