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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, Healing Is In Your Hands,
Kimberly Rosales. Message, “Peter and Paul: The Work of God,” 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, Journey for All Bible study, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, worship expression.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Hannah Wheeler, offertory; Lynn Short, worship leader; Kelby Beck, song leader; Elaine Frey, children’s lesson. Message, Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; John Baer, worship leader; Jim Sauder, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Linda Nafziger, ushers; Dan and Karen Ruth, Ellen Lamberjack, John and Cathi Baer, greeters; choir from St. Caspar, prelude; children’s lesson, “Me and My Shoes,” Ruth Meyer. Sermon, “Unlimited Grace,” David Tijerina, guest pastor.

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: Gerald and Chris Schoenhals, greeters; music team, prelude; worship and prayer, Janice Nafziger; song leader, Kristi Miehls; Amanda Short, testimony; Jacob Nafziger, scripture. Sermon, “Devoted Singly to the Lord,” Jeff Smith; Sharon Short, offering; Ron Goheen, Gideon speaker.

Wednesday: Kids Klub, JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Jim and Jane King, worship leaders; Arlan Beck, song leader; Ed and Amy Leichty, greeters; Pam Graber, prelude; Grace Engle, offering; Gary Martin, structural task group introduction. Meditation, “Jesus Loves Marriage,” Jess Engle; Naomi Engle, prayer; Eric and Marcia Lehman, Juan Rolon, mission moment.

Wednesday: CQ 5:30 p.m., MYF, leadership meeting, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Dale and Lynne Leu, greeters; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Vicki Schaffner, children’s moments; Diane Tinsman, liturgist. Message by David David. First light service: John and Bev Emch, greeters; first light vocal band, music; message same as first service.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers middle school youth group, 6 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: Matthew Kinsman, Cayla Walker, acolytes; Keith Kuntz, Dave and Nancy Lightner, Bob and Carol DeVries, Judy Grime, Kelli Kuntz, ushers; Paul and Joan Lovejoy, Steve and Kim Walker, greeters; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Karen Rice, children’s message; Dave Greenwalt, Gideon presentation; chancel choir, “Be Exalted, O God.” Sermon, “Running Out of the House,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: SYF study session, 5 p.m.; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; JYF, 6:30 p.m.; hand bells, 6:50 p.m.; SYF spiritual gifts, 7 p.m.; chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Micah Bernath, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist. Madison Jolee Miller, daughter of Terry and Amy, was adopted into God’s family through Holy Baptism.

Wednesday: jr. confirmation class.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Beth Leinau, organist; jr. choir led by Michelle Kruse, pre-service music; Jenni Grime, children’s chat. Sermon, “Questions God Would Ask,” Dale Kern. Country Corner Crafts.

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

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses vigil and 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Bill Dominique and Joe and Al Furko. Sermon by Gary Ferguson. Ellen and Meggie Yoder, Gerardo Robles, Danny Young, Mattie Thatcher, Selena Gracia, servers; Mari Yoder, Megan Cordes, John Briskey, Sheryl Young, Frank and John Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Jake Grime, Dexter Krueger, lectors; Mike Britenriker, Nick Wlasiuk, Donald Young, AJ Damman, ushers; Jake, Meredith, Frank and Cheryl Grime, greeters; Pat Cousino, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost. Madison Campbell, acolyte; Chris Ziegler, lector; Zach and Jess Gericke, ushers; chancel choir anthem, I Will Lift Up My
Steve Basselman, organist and choir director; Beth Reichert, pianist; Mike Short, percussion; Donovan Ziegler, guitar. Sermon, “Healing in Jesus,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: homework table, 3:15 p.m.; meal, 5:15 p.m.; informal worship, catechism, 6 p.m.; Welcome Place Kids, adult discussion group, bell choir, 6:30 p.m.; chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

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A big ‘Thank You’ to Julie, Tony and everyone for making our 50th Anniversary so special.

Les and Sharon Gericke


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