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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Jesse Kahler, worship leader; Miracle Camp video and promo; Allan Kinsman, Doug L. Rupp, Andy Brodbeck, special presentation; “My Tribute,” offertory. Message, “A Heart of Generosity, Part 1,” Wayne Gropp; video, “The Plate.” Second service: praise and worship by worship team and band; “Hear My Worship,” offertory. Message and videos 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: Buffy Riley, Jen Cobb, prelude and offertory; Linda Stuckey, worship leader; Jenn Cobb, song leader; Emma, Sydney and Jen Cobb, special music; Robert Chrismer, Gideon speaker. Message, “Jesus, the very core of our being,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Maynard and Carolyn Sauder, Lauren and Helen Bowman, greeters; Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Jan Nofziger, worship leader. Message, “If We Are The Branches…” Jeff Kauffman; prayer, Randy Stuckey.

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

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Shawn and Tara Ramirez family, greeters; music team, music for gathering; Steve Nafziger, song leader; Benny Avina, worship leader. Delvin Riegsecker, prayer; Cody Stuckey, offering; Bill Holsopple, introduction of Paul; Pete Nofziger, presentation of Ephesians.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Carmela and Wyatt Cerda, greeters; Shelby Miller, prelude; P33:3, gathering songs; Wes and Pam Graber, worship leaders; Dave Sauder, song leader; Dawn Walsh, sharing, prayer. Meditation, “Who Will Go?” Glenn Coblentz, guest pastor.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

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

Wednesday: Applause bell choir, 6:30 pm; chancel choir, 7:15 pm.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Darby Steven, Lynne Stuckey, acolytes; Scott Short, Ed and Deb Overmier, Jay and Karla Pursel, Paul and Josephine Short, ushers; Paul and Joan Lovejoy, Jack and Barb Stover, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; AJ Short, scripture; Curtis Wooley, worship leader; Matthew Kinsman, Jacob Nofziger, prayer; Brooke Hines, Jacob Nofziger, children’s message, “Trees of the Field”; Brooke Hines, 2012 confirmation class creed; chancel choir, “I Exalt Thee/Open the Eyes of My Heart”; Curtis Wooley, Matthew Kinsman, Jacob Nofziger, AJ Short, Brooke Hines, presentations.

Wednesday: life planning, 6 pm; JYF, SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir, 7:30 pm; men’s chorus, 8:30 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Fifth Sunday of Easter service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist. Mckenna Ruth Beltz, daughter of Ashlee Beltz and Daniel Johnson, was baptized. Altar flowers by Doris Meister in memory of Harold Meister.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 5th Sunday of Easter Time were for intentions of Bob Dominique and people of parish. Sermon by Gary Ferguson. David Lauber, Meggie Yoder, Cassidy Baden, Caden and Kassidy Garrow, servers; Ruth Solarik, Nick Wlasiuk, Jim Rivello, John Downey, Leonard Gustwiller, Peaches Holland, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Susan Wlasiuk, Theresa Mc- Coll, lectors; AJ Dammon, Gary Solarik, John Smith, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Williams and McColl family, greeters; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader.

Wednesday: religious education classes for K-12.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Confirmation of Morgan Meyer, Megan Petersen, Lindsey Roehrig, Derek Walker, Alex Weaver, Mackenzie Meyer. Pat Flory, Mike Weaver, lectors; Mary Grime, organist. Sermon, “God In Our Eyes,” Dale Kern, pastor.

Thursday: Worship with Holy Communion, 7 pm.

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