Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, You Are My All In All,
children’s choir. Message, “Cornelius: Even Them?” Trey Sonnenberg, youth pastor; closing song, Cameron Bible, The Mystery.
Praiselude by worship team and band; message, offertory, and closing song 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: Aaron Stuckey, worship leader; young adult praise band led by Kelby Beck, music. Message, “Not Finding Fault,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: life planning.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Jackie Lehman, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Linda Nafziger, ushers; Tom and Bonnie Stuckey, Mary Beck, greeters; Haley Behnfeldt, offering and offertory; Barbara Bowman, prayer. Sermon, “Free to Lean Toward Each Other,” Cliff Brubaker; 1 AD, Things We Leave Behind.

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: Vernon and Ruth Roth, greeters; music team and Jim Roynon, prelude, singing; Wanda Stopher, children’s time; Marv Rohrer-Meck, scripture. Sermon, “Bent Over,” Kevin King, executive director for M.D.S. Charles Nafziger, prayer; New Creation, Sunday School presentation.

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

United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: John and Anna Funk, hosts; Susie Slawinski, Cindy Rose, pianists; Mel Krill, liturgist. Sermon by David David. First light service: Jon and Jackie Wyse, hosts; Matt and Amanda Rasey, Matt and Susie Slawinski, First Light vocal band; Kristina Eicher, children’s moments.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers middle school youth group, high 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.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Katie Wyse, Mit- chell Hogrefe, acolytes; Keith Kuntz, Dave and Nancy Lightner, Bob and Carol DeVries, Bruce and Carrie Wooley, ushers; Paul and Joan Lovejoy, Steve and Kim Walker, greeters; Lynne Christman, accompanist; Linda Heer, worship leader; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Deb Kauffman, children’s message; hand chimes, We
Are God’s People;
hand bells, Be Thou My Vision.
Sermon, “Faithfulness in all Circumstances,” Erich Christman.

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

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost service was led by James Strawn. Micah Bernath, acolyte, Lois Badenhop, organist. Jillian Bell was received into communicant membership by adult confirmation. Congregational meeting and potluck followed.

Wednesday: jr. confirmation class.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Brent and Linda Petersen, Doug and Lorie Hogrefe ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Kent Stamm, Jayma Gobrogge, lectors; Brandon Oyer, Megan Petersen, Andrea Weirauch, Lindsey Roehrig, acolytes; senior choir, Christians Come.
Sermon, “Where is Abel your Brother?” Dale Kern.

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

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Bob and Cathy Duling and people of the parish. Sermon, Gary Ferguson. Bryce, Cassidy, and Tori Williams, Alexis and Austin Wilson, Kassidy Garrow, servers; Julie Double, John Downey, Lois Grime, Leonard Gustwiller, Peaches Holland, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Arlene Hicks, Theresa Mc- Coll, lectors; Troy Double, Steve Case, Mike Wilson, ushers; Peg Hines, Juanita Arend, Al and Peaches Holland, greeters; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost. Dave, Jonathan and Stephan Manahan, ushers; bell choir anthem, Jesus Loves Me;
Erin Erbskorn, pianist; Steve Basselman, organist. Children’s sermon, Paul Reichert. Message, Carol Dille, Northwestern Ohio Synod Stewardship representative.

Wednesday: Homework Table, 3:15 p.m.; PraiseKids, 4:30 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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