Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude, piano offertory, Nancy Roth; Prodigal video. Message, “All You Elder Sons,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude; Sara Kinsman, Cameron Bible and worship team band, offertory, video and message same as first service.

Wednesday: choir practice, Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Jen Cobb, prelude, offertory; Meagan Beck, call to worship; Glenn Nofziger, chorister. Persons sharing about missions: Aaron Stuckey, MDS; Richard Grieser, Shepherds Circle; Rick Wyse, Guatemala; Patsy Miller, medical clinic; Arva Beck, Care and Share.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Randy Stuckey, worship leader; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers Duane and Nedra Sauder, Paul and Ella Nafziger, greeters; special music: All
Good Gifts,
Joel Nofziger, Things We Leave Behind,
1 AD, Freedom Come,
Zion Choir. Sermon, “Give It Up, Then Take It On,” Mona Sauder; offertory, Karen Stuckey.

Wednesday: Thanksgiving Eve service at St. Martin’s Lutheran, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Lois Miller, Diane Nafziger, Mary Lou Beck, greeters; Nancy Roynon, call to worship; Duane Beck, song leader; Diane Nafziger, scripture. Sermon, “Wanted: Dead or Alive,” Jeff Smith; Duane and Clara Beck, offering; Wanda Stopher, prayer; Gerald Schoenhals, Mennonite Central Committee offering. Friendship class, Sunday School presentation.

Wednesday: community Thanksgiving meal, touth mentoring, 4:30 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Jim and Linda Rufenacht, greeters; Shelby Miller, prelude; Kelsey Waidelich, children’s moment; Emily Short, worship leader; Jeff Roth, song leader. Meditation, “Family Secrets,” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday; MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Donald and Shirley Nofziger, hosts; Austin Welch, acolyte; Doug Krauss, Mike Sullivan, Ken Laub, Kevin Eicher, ushers; Susie Slawinski, Cindy Rose, pianist; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Message by David David. First light service: Jon and Jackie Wyse, hosts; First Light Vocal Band, music.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: A.J. Short, Hannah Kern, acolytes; Gary and Judy Sears, Dale and Ann Grime, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, ushers; Roger and Sandy Miller, Jim and Betsy Redd, greeters; Lynne Christman, Deb Schnitkey, accompanists; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; Joel Foote, song leader; Nancy Rupp, children’s message. Sermon, “Paul’s Prayer of Thanksgiving,” Adam Just.

Wednesday: chancel choir practice, 7 p.m.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Last Sunday of the church year service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

Wednesday: soup and sandwich supper followed by Thanksgiving Eve worship service, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: worship with expansion Sunday. Beth Leinau, organist. Sermon by Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, 5:45 p.m.; Thanksgiving Eve service with Brent and Linda Peterson, 7:30 p.m.; worship team practice, 8:15 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Christ The King Sunday for intentions of Joseph and Al Furko and people of parish. Sermon by Gary Ferguson. David Lauber, Gavin and Garrett Grime, Alexa and Austin Wilson, Madeline Schrickel, servers: Nick Wlasiuk, Charles and Theresa McColl, Susan Saaf, Jim Rivello, Ruth Solarik, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Susan Wlasiuk, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Pete Grime, Steve Dominique, Gary Solarik, Jim Rivello, ushers; Steve and Jan Schroeder, Schrickel family, greeters; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Christ the King Sunday. Ashton Johns, acolyte; Kris Jemmott, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/ pianist; Melanie Nagel, keyboard; Donovan Ziegler, percussion; chancel choir anthem, O Come Let Us Sing;
Jim and Janet Wyse, JoAnn Liechty, Ivy Nehls, communion assistants. Message, “Crown Him With Many Crowns,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: Meal, 5:15 p.m.; adult discussion group, 6 p.m.; Thanksgiving Eve worship with Zion Mennonite, 7 p.m.

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