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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; offertory, This City Is Yours, youth band. Message, “Tentmakers,” Dave Nafziger, Dennis Piva. Second service: praiselude; offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for Guys and Gals, Journey 4 All Bible study, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, choir practice. Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Carol Stuckey, worship leader; Randy Stuckey, song leader. Message, “Blessing Others,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Mona Sauder, worship leader; 1 AD, prelude, interlude, offertory; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; Frank and Cara Ulrich, Tom and Bonnie Stuckey, greeters. Message, “Love As Speech,” Lonnie Yoder. Installation of Jeff Kauffman by Andy Stoner, regional pastor.

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

Sunday: Lois Miller, Marv and Sharon Lantz, greeters; Sid Ramirez, music, offering; Erich Richer, call to worship, prayer, scripture; Kristi Miehls and music team, song leader; children’s lesson, “Give It All to Jesus,” arranged by Chris Schoenhals with Sid Ramirez, Ethan Zaerr, Mallory Riegsecker, Mikala Avina. Sermon, “Celebration of Mercy,” Wanda Stopher; prayer, Steve Nafziger; Crusaders, Sunday School presentation.

Wednesday: AWANA Kidz Klub, JYF, MYF, 7 p.m. West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: John King family, greeters; Marcia Lehman, prelude; Wes and Pam Graber, worship leaders; Eric Lehman, song leader. Meditation, “You Are Called,” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday; MYF, CQ, JYF, 7 p.m. United Methodist

Sunday: traditional ser- vice: Connor Hagans, acolyte; Susie Slawinski, Cindy Rose, pianist; David Rupp, liturgist. Message by David David. First Light service: John and Bev Emch, hosts; Jon and Jackie Wyse, ushers; 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: Matthew Kinsman, Bailey Grieser, acolytes; Dean Sauder, Ron and Karen Rice, Mike and Rachel Kinsman, Jack and Joanne Spotts ushers; Ben and Sue Buehrer, Nancy Ries, Carolyn Walker, greeters; Lynne Christman, accompanists; Lynn Lehman, song leader. Sermon, “Hard and Soft Hearts,” Erich Christman.

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

Sunday: Fourth Sunday after Epiphany service led by James Strawn. Zachary Torres, acolyte, Lois Badenhop, organist; jr. handbell choir directed by Mary Leininger, Bright and Glorious Is The Sky, adult choir led by Shari Leininger, I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light.

Wednesday: jr. confirmation class. St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Epiphany Four. Brent and Linda Petersen, Tim and Paula Beaverson, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, greeters; Sherry Schweinhagen, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Brandon Oyer, Derek Walker, Zach Mahnke, Alex Weaver, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist. Tyson Michael Wachtmann, son of John and Alysha, received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism; senior choir, Of the Father’s Love Begotten. Sermon, “Snowflakes: Secret Reward,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.; worship team, 7 p.m.; choir, 7:30 p.m. St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for the vigil and 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time for intentions of Christian Unity and Joseph and Al Furko. Sermon, “A Life Built on Justice and Humility,” Gary Ferguson. Travis Jaramillo, Madeline Schrickel, Ellen and Meggie Yoder, servers; Sam Jaramillo, John Briskey, Juanita Arend, Mari Yoder, Nick Wlasiuk, Troy Double, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Peg Hines, Susan Wlasiuk, lectors; Frank Smith, Earl Reiniche, Jim Rivello, Leonard Gustwiller, ushers; Peg Hines, Nick and Susan Wlasiuk, greeters; Audrey Dominique, rosary leader; Andy Lois, Maura, and Karly Grime, offertory; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

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