Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, He’s Been Faithful,
ladies ensemble. Message, “Simon: Misplaced Religion,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team and band, offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for Guys and Gals, adult Bible study, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, mens choir practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: prelude and congregational singing, MYF praise band; John Dinius, worship leader. Commissioning service for Jake Short entering voluntary service. Message, “The Rewarding Life of Secret Discipline,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Ken Nafziger, song leader; Karen Ruth, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; John and Ginger Dalton, Mel and Ruth Lange, greeters. Sermon, “A Lesson from a Weaseling (and Shrewd) Scoundrel,” Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS, 6:45 p.m.; MYF, Galatians study, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Chad Kutzli, greeters; music for gathering, song leader, Anita Roth and music team; Lee Short, worship leader; Karen Grieser, Loyal Briskey, Sidney Ramirez, drama presentation. Sermon, “Sonic Youth,” Jeff Smith; Alysa Short, offering.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Craig and Mary Rufenacht, greeters; Marcia Lehman, prelude; Andrea Aeschliman, Jaelyn Rufenacht, Sandy Aeschliman, worship leaders; John King, song leader. Meditation, “God Changes the Structure!” Jess Engle.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Hal and Cyndi Cassidy, greeters; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Diane Tinsman, children’s moments; Cindy Rose, liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers middle school youth group, 6 p.m.; applause bell choir, 6:15 p.m.; chancel choir, 7 p.m.; high school youth group, 7:30 p.m.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost service and Sunday School rally day led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist; Jesus
Loves Me,
brass angels led by Mary Leininger. Potluck picnic followed.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Seventeen. Norm and Karen Beck, Gene and Barb May, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Josh Schlade, lectors; Derek Walker, Megan Miller, Andrea Weirauch, Lindsey Roehrig, acolytes; Beth Lienau, organist; chancel flowers by Ralph and Rose Brown. 50th anniversary celebration for Lanny Zup, emeritus pastor recognition, Sing Praise to the Lord,
jr. choir.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, 5:45 p.m.; choir practice, 7 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 25th Sunday in ordinary time for intentions of Jeff Nordhous and Deceases French and Florence Dominique family. Sermon, “Prepare Your Spiritual Life For The Future,” Gary Ferguson. Tori and Bryce Williams, Austin Wilson, Travis Jaramillo, Gavin Grime, servers; Therese Wylie, Frank Smith, John Briskey, Juanita Arend, Arlene Hicks, Charles McColl, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Frank Smith, Peg Hines, lectors; Steve Case, Earl Reiniche, Jim Rivello, Troy Double, ushers; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Pat Dominique, Susan Saaf, Steve Dominique, Jennifer Graber, offertory. Commissioning of religious education teachers during Mass. Breakfast after mass.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

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