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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader, prayer; prayer of sending for Miracle Camp workers Eric Rupp, Paige Stamm, Brittany Coressel, Autumn Lantz, Shannon Storrer, Hayden Stamm, Matt Petersen, Amanda Lovejoy, Lyndsey Rupp, Natalie Rupp, Matthew Storrer, Seth Yoder, Audrey Lambright; offertory, piano worship medley, JoAnn Rupp. Sermon, “Generosity: Part 3,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: worship and praise, Anne and Todd Kindinger and praise band. Remainder same as first service.

Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: High School Senior Sunday. Ashley Burkholder, Natalie Graber, welcome; MYF praise band, music; Josiah Dahl, Wesley Short, scripture; Conner Frey, Derek Miller, children’s lesson. Message, Stephen Leu, Audrey Stuckey, Travis Beck, Natalie Graber.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; high school seniors, worship leaders; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Merle and Charlene Short, Duane and Nedra Sauder, greeters; Sierra Nofziger, prelude; Sami Wyse, welcome; Doug Herrit, Abby Short, interlude, offertory; Jonny Lantz, worship leader. Scripture and sharing by seniors Brier Chappuis, Rachel Bowman, Meg Short, Sierra Nofziger, Kate Nofziger, Erin Nafziger; Meg Short, offering; Rachel Bowman, prayer; Kate Nofziger, benediction.

Wednesday: family meal, 5:30 pm; prayer, 6:30 pm; life planning, 7 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Levi and Mary Lou Beck, Greg, Susan, Cody and Jason Stuckey, greeters; music team, music for gathering; Carley Wyse, worship leader; Jim Roynon, song leader; Lauren Frey, Arrin Short, scripture. Sermon, “2012,” Bill Holsopple; video, “Muddy Water,” Trace Atkins; Char Roth, prayer; offering, “Where I Belong,” music team. Introduction and prayer for the seniors; senior video, designed by Arrin Short.

Wednesday: youth mentoring, 6:45 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Senior Sunday. Gary Waidelich family, greeters; MYF, gathering songs; Kelsey Waidelich, Aaron Bruner, Ruthie Beck, Adriennne Schmucker, Adi Bruner, worship leaders; Ashlyn Bontrager, Lexie King, meditation; MYFers skit, “A Look In The Mirror”; Naomi Engle, sharing and prayer; Kelsey Waidelich, prelude; Clayton Lehman, offertory. Meditation, “Why Can’t I Judge?” Jess Engle. Senior recognition sharing: Mark Bruner, Lisa Aeschliman, Jess Engel; blessing, Jess and Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: traditional service: Alyssa Ziegler, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Debbie David, liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: chancel choir, 7:15 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Ascension Sunday service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

Brass Angels handbell choir, directed by Mary Leininger, “Passacaglia,” and the “Doxology.”

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Easter Seven: Seed & Soil worship. Mike and Susan Miller, Gene and Barb May, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Terry and Pat Flory, Mike Weaver, lectors; Levi Carmody, Derek Walker, Madison Van Scoder, Morgan Miller, acolytes; Beth Lienau, organist; Dale Kern, assisted by the children, gave seed and soil dedication. Sermon, “Planted for Yields,” Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Ascension of the Lord Sunday were for intentions of Greg Wlasiuk and people of parish. Garrett and Gavin Grime, Lyndsey Gladieux, Kassidy and Jensyn Garrow, servers; Karen Dominique, Mari Yoder, John Briskey, Julie and Troy Double, John Downey, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, Adrian Ramirez, Tori Williams, lectors; David Lauber, petitions; Austin Double, Danny Young, Jarett Lerma, Pond Assavasoth, offertory. Seniors honored: McCaylen Croninger, Austin Double, Caleb Gunther, David Lauber, Jarett Lerma, Dustin Lucas, Gabriele Orduno, Adrian Ramirez, Rachel White, Tori Williams, Daniel Young. Tom, Sarah and Kylar Weiland welcomed as new members.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Music Sunday. Maura Riley, acolyte; Cameron Collins, Gwynne Riley, Brendon Johns, Will Collins, piano prelude; Sunday School preschool-grade 2, “Old and New Testaments,” and “This Little Light of Mine”; chancel choir, “Risen Today,” and “The Awakening”; youth bell choir, “A Time to Dance”; Anita Roth, Marlyn Krueger, trumpets; Harold Plassman, lector; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; Adam Grisier, percussion. Sermon, “It’s the Real Thing,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: meal, 5:15 pm; informal worship, 6 pm.

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