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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader. Acknowledgement of new members: Chelsea Andres, Barbara Leatherman, Jeff Leatherman, Jan Litogot, Curt Nolander, Nedra Nolander, Joaqin Tovar, Maria Wagner and Mike Wagner. Offertory, “All to us”; Ben Zuver, scripture reading and prayer. Message, “I Love Jesus, But I Can’t Stand the Church,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude and offertory, Todd Kindinger and worship team; scripture, and 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: Lynn Short, worship leader; young adult praise band, music. Message, “Shout With Your Life,” Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Rhonda Gingerich, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; John and Ginger Dalton, Dave and LouAnn Kanagy, greeters; Bible quiz report, Stan and Sue Short. Message, “What Does the Lord Require of You?” Howard Keim; prayer, Jeff Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 pm; meal, 5:50 pm; CHAOS, MYF, 6:45 pm; prayer, 7:15 pm. Central Mennonite

Sunday: Alyssa Short, music for gathering, offertory; Jacob Nafziger, Easter cross- Thomas; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Shirley Nafziger, scripture; Jeff Smith, prayer. Sermon, “Second Chances,” Bill Holsopple.

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

Sunday: Ed and Jane Waidelich, greeters; adults, gathering songs; Faye Grater, prelude, offertory; Arlen, Brenda and Ruthie Beck, worship leaders; Jeff Roth, song leader; children’s moment, “Matilda & the Holy Ghost,” Chelsea Cordy; Naomi Engle, prayer. Meditation, “Do You See Jesus?” Jess Engle.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, 7 pm. United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Connor Ginn, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Cindy Rose, liturgist. Message by David David. First Light service: First Light Vocal Band, music; message same as first service.

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

Sunday: Matthew Kinsman, Camden Warncke, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Brent Winzeler, Roger and Sandy Miller, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, ushers; Phil and Marilyn Buehrer, Steve and Kim Walker, greeters; Deb Schnitkey, accompanists; Jenna Storrer, worship leader; Linda Rutledge, song leader; Ron, Karen and Dinah Rice, children’s message; chancel choir, “One Day.” Sermon, “Courageous vs. Complacent,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; JYF, 6:30 pm; jr. choir, 6:50 pm; life planning, SYFJYF, 7 pm; chancel choir practice, 7:30 pm. St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Second Sunday of Easter service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist; Brass Angels handbell choir directed by Mary Leininger, “Joyful Praise,” and “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow.”

Wednesday: Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, 6:30 pm. St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Easter Two. Mike and Susan Miller, Gene and Barb May, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Bill and Shirley Sigg, greeters; Jodi Walker, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Levi Carmody, Derek Walker, Kyle Kinsey, Alex Weaver, acolytes. Junior choir, “The Big Do.” Sermon, “Son of Encouragement,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school of religion, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 pm. St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 2nd Sunday of Easter Time were for intentions of Pat Arend and people of parish. Sermon, “Thomas’s Christians,” Gary Ferguson. Alexa and Austin Wilson, Travis Jaramillo, Ian and Emerson Radabaugh, David Lauber, servers; Charles and Theresa McColl, Juanita Arend, Lili Radabaugh, Megan Cordes, Barb Britenriker, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Dexter Krueger, Theresa McColl, lectors; Steve Case, Mike Wilson, Mike Kennedy, Keith Radabaugh, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Wilson family and Audrey Dominique, greeters; Theresa Bennett, rosary leader. Lillian Marie O’Brian, daughter of James and McKenna, welcomed into parish through baptism.

Wednesday: religious education classes.

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