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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Message, “Purpose: I Have Something To Live For,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude, worship team band; message same as first service.

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

Sunday: Kathy King, worship leader; Steve Heatwole, sermon, Joe Graber, chorister; Steve Hastings, children’s lesson. Sermon by Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Sauder, song leader; Brent and Rhonda Gingerich, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; Dave and LouAnn Kanagy, Bob and Doris Ebersole, greeters; Mona Sauder, prayer. Sermon, “Patience,” Jeff Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 pm; CHAOS, MYF, 6:45 pm; Zion at prayer, 7:15; Bible quiz practice. Central Mennonite

Sunday: Lois Miller, Esther Sauder, Marlin Rupp, greeters; Anita Roth, Duane Beck, music for gathering, offering; Melissa Valentine, music team, song leader; Ralph and Carolyn Metzler, Advent candle lighting; Lynette Smith, Kayla Simon, children’s time; Alex Bilen, Jen Nafziger, Pete Nofziger, Mallory Riegsecker, Eric Richer, scripture. Sermon, “Good News to the Wilderness,” Jeff Smith.

Wednesday: Awana meal, 6:15 pm; Awana Kids Club, 6:45 pm; JYF, MYF, 7 pm. West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Jim and Linda Rufenacht, greeters; brass group, prelude; Marcia Lehman, worship leader; Eric Lehman, song leader; Naomi Engel, prayer. Meditation, “Changing the Landscape,” Jess Engle.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, 7 pm. United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Ryan Trevino, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Message by David David. First Light service: First Light Vocal Band, music; message same as first service.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6 pm; Christmas cantata practice, 6:30 pm; high school youth, 7:30 pm. St. John’s Christian

Sunday: 40th Sermon In Music. Greg, Michael, Cayla, Karen and Dave Walker, ushers; Mark and Tammy Nofziger, Dave and Paige Miller, greeters. Tracy Behrman, Matt Hines, Kari Rosania, Ed Ruffer, Lance Witty, brass quintet; Lynne Christman, Deb Schnitkey, Susie Enderle, bells; Annie Foote, Lynne Christman, Becki Meyer, Deb Schnitkey; Cameron and Ed Ruffer; Joel and Anne Foote; Norm Fether, Joel Foote, Mike Meyer, Ed Ruffer; Ed Ruffer, Joel Foote, Norm Fether, solos. Advent message, “True Hope and Peace,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; JYF, 6:30 pm; hand chimes, 6:50 pm; SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir practice, 7:30 pm. St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Advent Two. Bill and Judi Fortier, Tim and Pat Hausch, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Peg Oyer, Jayma Gobrogge, lectors; Levi Carmody, Derek Walker, Madison Van Scoder, Morgan Miller, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist; Jennifer Grime, chats with children. Sermon, “God’s Christmas Cards,” Dale Kern; senior choir, “Will We Know Him?”

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, 5:45 pm; Advent worship, 7:30 pm; sr. choir practice, 8:15 pm. St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 2nd Sunday of Advent were for intentions of Patrick Arend and Randy Grime. Sermon, “The message!

Christ is Here,” Gary Ferguson. Travis Jaramillo, Grace Ritta, Emerson Radabaugh, Cassidy Williams, servers; Sam Jaramillo, John Briskey, Lois Grime, Megan Cordes, Barb and Mike Britenriker, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Theresa McColl, Dexter Krueger, lectors; Andy and Frank Grime, A.J. Dammon, Mike Kennedy, ushers; Frank and Cheryl Grime, greeters; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: confirmation students and parents meeting; religious education classes.

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