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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Graduation Sunday combined service. Grace Diller, welcome; Oliver Stuckey, scripture/prayer; Mindy Rupp, prayer; Mylee McQuillin, John Hartman, Morgan Cody, Katie Yoder, offertory; Ethan Wiemken, scripture. Message, “Who U Are?” Trey Sonnenberg. Commissioning for graduates.

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

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Dave Schrock, worship leader; Kauffman praise band, music; children’s lesson and sermon by Steve Heatwole

Wednesday: life planning.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday with Holy Communion. Joyce Yoder, song leader; Rhonda Gingerich, worship leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Doug and Ruth Meyer, Bob and Doris Ebersole, greeters; 1 AD, prelude, interlude, offering; Mike Zimmerman, worship leader; Ben Zimmerman, scripture. Message, “Mas Despacio, por favor,” Jeff Kauffman; Carolyn Snyder, prayer.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Ralph and Carolyn Metzler, Terry and Donna King, greeters; Sid Ramirez, music for gathering, offering; Mark and Alysa Short, worship leaders; Anita Roth, song leader; Britt Wyse, Kaihle Sauder, special music. Sermon by Jeff Smith; “Psalm 80,” the Sons of Korah; Sandra Beck, prayer.

United Methodist

Sunday: Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist. Message by the high school seniors. Reception for the graduates followed the service.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday service led by James Strawn. Zachary Torres, crucifer; Levi Strawn, acolyte; Ryan Volkman, organist. Altar flowers given by John and Helen Leininger in memory of David Leininger and the Lois Weirauch family in memory of Reva Myers. Following the service Ryan Volkman spoke of his upcoming mission trip to the Czech Republic.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Easter Pentecost/ Memorial Day service with Holy Communion. Brent and Linda Petersen, Doug and Lori Hogrefe, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Terry and Pat Flory, Mike Weaver, lectors; Megan Peterson, Morgan Miller, Kyle Kinsey, Mackenzie Meyer, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist. Memorial service held on the cemetery. Baccalaureate service honored Hannah Beaverson, Meagan Helmke, Jacob Mahnke. Sermon, “America The Beautiful,” Dale Kern; confirmation hymn, “Swimming In God’s Water.”

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