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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader, prayer; Orval Grieser, song leader; prayer of sending for Appalachian mission trip students, Trey Sonnenberg; video, “Land of Canaan.” Message, “Save Me… From You!” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Sara Kinsman, Cameron Bible and worship team, worship and praise, special music; prayer of sending, video, and sermon same as first service.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Art Chupp, worship leader; young adult praise band, music; Nancy Nofziger, Catherine Stockburger, scripture. Message and children’s moment, Steve Heatwole.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Laura Bowman, worship leader; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; Ed and Theo Yoder, Cork and Patsy Nofziger, greeters; Joyce Yoder, prelude, interlude, offering. Message, “The Lord has made room for us,” Jeff Kauffman; prayer, Al Liechty.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Dan and Brenda Sensenig, Duane and Marsha Dowdy family, greeters; music team, music for gathering, offering; Duane Beck, song leader; Larry and Melda Richer, worship leader; Linda Riegsecker, scripture. Baby dedication of Thomas Richer, son of Eric and Ami, and Jaxon Elliott, son of Dan and Joetta. Sermon “The Immortals,” Jeff Smith.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:30 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Randy Short family, greeters; Julie Aeschliman, prelude, offertory; college praise band, gathering songs; Jim and Linda Rufenacht, worship leaders; Brad Rufenacht, song leader; Margaret Nofziger, worship arts; Kathryn Roth, Stetson and Andrea Aeschliman, John Rufenacht, drama, “Barns”; Stan Roth, prayer. Meditation, “Barns,” Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:15 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Austin Welch, Ethan Hagans, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Cindy Rose, pianist; Alyssa Ziegler, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Andrew Wyse, Camden Warncke, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Louise Short, Ben and Sue Buehrer, Craig Grieser, Tim Kleck, ushers; Tim and Sue Grieser, Nancy Ries, Carolyn Walker, greeters; Amy Christman, accompanist; Deb Schnitkey, song leader; Deb Kauffman, children’s message; special music, “Ride On, King Jesus,” “Simple Gifts,” Lorenzo Mckeever. Sermon, “Completing the Work,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: JYF, 6 pm; women’s chorus practice, 7 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Second Sunday after Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist; altar flowers honored Ron and Mary Hausch’s 50th wedding anniversary.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Closing service of VBS: music by Brett Grime and VBS kids. Message, Randy Volkman, missionary.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ Sunday were for intentions of Al and Ethel LaNeve and people of parish. Sermon, “The Center of Our Life-The Eucharist,” Gary Ferguson. Alexa Wilson, Travis Jaramillo, Bryce Williams, Delaney, Jensyn, and Logan Garrow, servers; John Briskey, Nick Wlasiuk, Sam Jaramillo, Mari Yoder, Barb Britenriker, John Smith, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion; Theresa McColl, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Rosemary LaNeve, Evelyn Roth, Mike, Bridgette, and Madeline Schrickel, offertory. Bronson Michael Glore, son of Adam and Sarah, was baptized; Lucas, Tamara, Xander, and Reese Ankney welcomed as new members.

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