Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude, offertory, men’s choir, The Solid
Message, “A Different Kind of Exile,” 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; worship expression.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Pat King, worship leader; Randy Stuckey, song leader; Buffy Riley, Merle Wyse, prelude and special music; Lisa Waidelich, children’s lesson. Gloria Beck, message.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Tim Yoder, worship leader; Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; Brad and Rachel Short family, Howard and Carolyn Snyder, greeters; Stan Short, Mike Zimmerman, drama. Sermon, “Free at Last! Fee at Last!” Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: MYF, 5:15 p.m.; LOGOS, 5:30p.m.; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS, 6:45 p.m.; Galatians study, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Arlene Zaerr, greeter; Sheridan, Rita, Alex, Andy, Sara and Kelly Bilen, music for gathering; Shay Neuenschwander, worship leader; Steve Nafziger, song leader. Sermon, “Like a Rocket,” Jeff Smith; Kathy Smith, offering.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed and Jane Waidelich, greeters; Brenda Beck, prelude; Andrea Aeschliman, Jaelyn Rufenacht, Sandy Aeschliman, worship leaders; John King, song leader; children’s moment, “Rejoice in the Lord.” Meditation, “Look! Watch! Be Amazed!” Jim Rufenacht and Nancy Bontrager.

Wednesday: JYF. 6:30 p.m.; MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Kevin and Lynne Eicher, greeters; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Message by David David.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Jessica Lindsay, Jordyn Pursel, acolytes; Tom Johnson, Bea Briggs, Linda Heer, Dave and Paige Miller, Karen and Michael Walker, ushers; Kelly and Betsy Ducey, Matt and Kim Hines, greeters; Linda Heer, worship leader; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Beth Wannemacher, children’s message. Baptism of Ali Renee Genter, daughter of AJ and Kisha; chancel choir, I’m
Standing on the Solid Rock/
I Can Call Jesus Anytime.
Sermon, “10 Reasons to Celebrate,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: SYF study session, 5 p.m.; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; JOY, 6:30 p.m.; jr. choir, 6:50 p.m.; SYF Inked II, 7 p.m.; chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

Wednesday: jr. confirmation class.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: worship with Holy Communion. Preservice music, senior choir led by Mary Grime, organist. Baptisms of Isabella Suzanne Mozena, daughter of Bret and Krissy; Taylor Rose McKeen, daughter of Clint and Stefanie. Sermon, “Hear/Here Today – Gone Tomorrow,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, 5:45 p.m.; choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: masses for vigil and 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Bill Dominique and Mikolaj Wlasiuk. Sermon, “Sin Of The Rich Man,” Gary Ferguson. David Lauber, Madeline Schrickel, Danny Young, Ellen and Meggie Yoder, servers; John Downey, Therese Wylie, Theresa Mc- Coll, Sheryl Young, John Briskey, Charles McColl, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Linda Lauber, Susan Wlasiuk, lectors; Charles McColl, John Downey, Larry Miller, Nick Wlasiuk, ushers; Jenny Dominique, Nick, Denny and Mrs. Mikolaj Wlasiuk, offertory; Evelyn and Dick Roth, greeters; Audrey Dominique, rosary leader.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Susan Dominique, lector; Matt Sevey, acolyte; John and Chris Shafer, ushers; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; Donovan Ziegler, guitar; Matt Sevey, percussion; chancel choir anthem, Poor
Man Lazarus.
Sermon, “Taking Off the Dollar Bill Blinders,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: PraiseKids, 4:30 p.m.; meal, 5:15 p.m.; informal worship, catechism, Welcome Place Kids, 6 p.m.; adult discussion group, bell choir, 6:30 p.m.; chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

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