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News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, How Great Thou Art.
Message, “I Am A Fan,” Jesse Kahler; children’s challenge, Deb Neuenschwander; baptism of Shawn Patterson. Service was followed by a church family picnic.

Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for guys and gals, adult Bible study, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Donna Smith, worship leader; Keith Short, song leader; Lisa Waidelich, children’s time; Keith Short, Kelly Schmucker, John Dinius, scripture readers; music by worship team, Kelly Schmucker, Lisa Waidelich, Mona Riegsecker, Donna Smith, Keith Short, Steve Waidelich, John Dinius, Myrna Grove. Message, “Livin’ the Dream,” Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Sauder, song leader; Mona Sauder, worship leader; Allie Reucher, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Howard Snyder, ushers; Don and Mary Oesch, Ilva King, Mary Beck, greeters. Sermon, “Great Expectations,” Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Peg Bruner, prelude; Sarah Short, worship leader; Steve Nafziger, song leader; Shirley Nafziger, scripture reader; Shayla Hayes, special music. Sermon, “Use Whatever Gift,” Jeff Smith; Dana Short, prayer.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ruth Dinius, Joyclyn Nafziger, greeters; Brenda Beck, prelude; Lois Miller, worship leader; Brad Rufenacht, song leader; Emily Short, children’s moment. Meditation, “Anger is not ALL Bad!” Jess Engle; Naomi Engle, prayer.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Bev Bettison, Betty Clark, greeters; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Emily Creech, liturgist. Message, David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dustin Nofziger, Hannah Kern, acolytes; Susie Enderle, Tim and Sue Grieser, Bud and Tootie Beck, Ben and Sue Buehrer, ushers; Kenny and Shirley Nafziger, David and Crissi Stuckey, greeters; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Lynne Christman, accompanist; scripture drama, “Now I See;” special music, Heather Sears, saxophone. Sermon, “Can You See?” Erich Christman.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mark and Susan Miller, Mike and Stephanie Schnitkey, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Megan Miller, Derek Walker, Zach Meller, Alex Weaver, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist. Baptism of Baylee René Fortier, infant daughter of Joel Fortier and Amy Babcock; Bibles were distributed to 5th graders attending school of religion; chats with children, Jennifer Grime. Sermon, “Joining the Team,” Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions people of parish and Lillian Floering. Sermon, “Our Christian Community Calls Us To Be Humble,” Gary Ferguson. Jensyn, Logan and Caden Garrow, Kan and Emerson Radabaugh, Selena Gracia, servers; Susan Saaf, Therese Wylie, John Briskey, Charles and Theresa McColl, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Theresa McColl, Jake Grime, lectors; Steve Schroeder, Charles McColl, Keith Radabaugh, Andy Dominique, ushers; Garrow and Black families, greeters; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music. Baptism of Zachary Marvin Krueger, son of Dexter and Melissa.

Wednesday: All catechists and helpers meet in preparation for the coming year of religious education.

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