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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Garner’s Hand video; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Angela Wyse, classical piano; Dan Borton, song leader; scripture reading, Mason Kinsman; “Word of God Speak,” offertory. Message, “Doing Devotions,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Sara Kinsman and worship team, praiselude and offertory; 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, Journey for All.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Pete King, worship leader; young adult praise band, prelude, congregational singing; Lisa Waidelich, children’s time; Lynn and Bobbie Stuckey, scripture readers; MYF drama. Sermon by Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Randy Stuckey, worship leader; 1 AD, prelude, interlude, offertory; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie Short and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Cork and Patsy Nofziger, Ilva King, Fern Schrock, greeters; Mara Beck, Brier Chappuis, scripture; choir. Sermon, “Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven”; Holly Liechty, prayer of confession; a story of prayer, Mona Sauder; supporting each other, 5th and 6th graders; prayer for the church and world, Larry Wyse.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 pm; meal, 5:50 pm; CHAOS, MYF, 6:45 pm; prayer, 7:15 pm; quiz practice, 8:15 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Benny and Josie Avina, Ed and Karen Stamm, greeters; Marlin and Marcine Klopfenstein, music for gathering; Lenten Cross-Esther, Jodi Crossgrove; Melissa Valentine and music team, song leader; Ruby Leininger, children’s focus; Delvin and Lora Riegsecker, scripture. Sermon, “Dare to Be and Esther,” Joyce Klingelsmith; Bill Holsopple, prayer.

Wednesday: Awana, 6:45 pm; MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Daryl and Margaret Nofziger, greeters; young adults, gathering songs; Shelby Miller, prelude; Lester and Marge King, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader; Jess and Naomi Engle, sharing and prayer. Meditation, “Living Distinctively for Christ,” Jacob Lange.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Connor Hagans, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Katy Small, liturgist. Message by Emily Creech. First Light service: First Light Vocal Band, music; message same as first service.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6 pm; Applause bell choir; JAM session, 6:30 pm; chancel choir, 7:15 pm; high school youth, 7:30 pm.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: AJ Short, Becca Grieser, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Jim Grieser, Norm and Ann Fether, Mert and Sue Kinsman; Maggie Enderle, Keith and Kelli Kuntz, Carolyn Walker, greeters; Linda Rutledge, song leader; Amy Christman, accompanist; Katie Wyse, prelude, “Through the Arbor.” Sacrament of baptism for Harper Mae Yedica, daughter of Lucas and Lena; jr. choir, “From the Inside Out.” Sermon, “How can I love someone who did THAT!” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; hand chimes, JYF, 6:30 pm; life planning, SYF, midweek Lenten service, 7 pm; chancel choir practice, 8:00 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Second Sunday of Lent Sunday service led by James Strawn. Ryan Volkman, liturgist; Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

Wednesday: Lenten worship service, 7 pm.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: worship with Holy Communion. Preservice music by the primary choir, led by Jen Hurst and Joetta Henry; service music by worship team; Sherry Schweinhagen, Mike Weaver, lectors.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, 5:45 pm; LYF, 6 pm; Lent worship, 7:30 pm; sr. choir practice, 8:15.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 3rd Sunday in Lent for intentions of Al and Joseph Furko and people of parish. Sermon by Gary Ferguson. Jensyn and Delaney Garrow, Bryce, Cassidy, Tori Williams, servers; Karen Dominique, John Briskey, Susan Saaf, Barb and Mike Britenriker, Megan Cordes, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Jake Grime, Evelyn Roth, lectors; A J Dammon, Nick Wlasiuk, Mike Kennedy, Andy Dominique, ushers; Seibert family, Dick and Evelyn Roth, greeters; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music. Soup luncheon and Lenten adult study was held after mass.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

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