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Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Bobbie Stuckey and Bill Stuckey, prelude, offertory; Pat Nafziger, worship leader; Mark Beck, chorister; Eldon and Jan Birky, lighting the Christ candle; Angie Wyse, children’s lesson. Steve Heatwole, message.

Wednesday, MYF. Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Jane Friesen, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Dan and Deb Nofziger, Greg and Michele Nafziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; Larry and Evelyn Rychener, Lonnie and Carol Short, greeters; Barnaby Wyse, special music; Jeff Kauffman, children’s time; Readers’ theatre: “Jesus Touched Me,” Lori Bontrager, Meg Short, Stan Short; congregational sharing, Chris Liechty; communion music, Jeff Kauffman, Mona Sauder, Karen Ruth, Kevin Sauder, Karen Stuckey, John and Joyce Yoder; prayer, Jane Friesen.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS, 6:45 p.m.; MYF, 7 p.m.; 8:15 p.m., quiz practice. Central Mennonite

Sunday: Lois Miller, Russ and Kristi Miehls, greeters; Carol Nofziger, prelude, offering; Randy Nafziger, song leader; Wanda Stopher, prayer; Loyal Briskey, scripture. Message, “Gate Keepers,” Jeff Smith.

Wednesday: JYF, 6:30 p.m.; AWANA Kidz Klub, 6:45 p.m.; MYF, 7 p.m. United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Connor Hagans, acolyte; Larry Beck, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Emily Creech, liturgist. Message by David David. First light service: First Light Vocal Band, music.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6 p.m.; Applause bell choir, 6:15 p.m.; chancel choir, 7 p.m.; high school youth, 7:30 p.m. St. John’s Christian

Sunday: A.J. Short, acolyte; Dean Sauder, Ron and Karen Rice, Tim and Sue Grieser, Rachel and Mike Kinsman, ushers; Ben and Sue Buehrer, Nancy Ries, Carolyn Walker, greeters; Deb Schnitkey, accompanists; Jan Lindsay, worship leader; Jacob Gobrogge, song leader; special music, Another Year Is Dawning, Elaine Winzeler, Susie Enderle, Mike and Becki Meyer, Jan Lindsay, Tim Grieser. Communion meditation, “For We Have Received.”

Wednesday: SYF study session, 5 p.m.; adult handbells practice, SYF, 7 p.m. St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Brent and Linda Peterson, Tim and Paula Beaverson, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, greeters; Sherry Schweinhagen, Jody Hulbert, lector; Brandon Oyer, Derek Walker, Maddie Garza, Lindsey Roehrig, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist; Jennifer Grime, chats with children. Sermon, “Blessed to Be Blessed: Snowflakes 1- 10,” Dale Kern; senior choir, “Lord, My Refuge.”

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, 5:45 p.m.; choir practice. St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil of Epiphany of the Lord and Holy Family Sunday for intentions of people of parish and Pat Arend. Sermon, “Looking at the Stars,” Gary Ferguson. David Lauber, Alexa and Austin Wilson, servers: John Briskey, Therese Wylie, Amelia Avina, Frank Smith, Peaches Holland, Juanita Arend, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, Peg Hines, lectors; Nick Wlasiuk, Mike Kennedy, Mike Wilson, ushers; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader; Juanita Arend, offertory; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: religious education classes.


Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.– Jackson Brown —–

Call your mother.– Jackson Brown

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