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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Ned Wyse, worship leader; Nancy Roth, song leader; Dan Stuckey, prayer; video, “Jordan.” Message, “Feet In The Water,” Wayne Gropp. Second service: praise and worship, worship team band. Dedication of children: Adelle Marie, daughter of Andy and Allison Bentley; Noah Douglas, son of Tom and Jennifer Riha; Ayla Jane, daughter of Miles and Jodi Figgins; Presley June, daughter of Landon and Rachel Wyse; Amya Lynn, Quinn Brandin, Zoey Alexis, Libey Rae, children of Andrew and Amy Sauder. Video and message, same as first service.

Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Cork Rufenacht, worship leader; Keith Short, music; children’s time, Nikki Aeschliman; quartet members: Keith Short, Randy Stuckey, Mark Beck, Lavon Short, Bill Stuckey-pianist. Sermon, “Following Jesus Through Thick and Thin, “ Steve Heatwold.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; Howard and Carolyn Snyder, Dan and Karen Ruth, greeters; Jackson Beck, prelude, interlude, offering; Artie Short, worship leader; Psalm 100, scripture. Message, “Passing Through,” Bill Beck; prayer, Mona Sauder.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Tex and Dee Wyse, Al and Tammy Riegsecker family greeters; Kristi Miehls, music for gathering, offering; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Cliff Brubaker, worship leader, scripture; introduction of Biblical imagery, Karen Grieser. Sermon, “The Word was God,” Jeff Smith; special music, Duane Beck, Clara Beck, Kathryn Roth, Forest Stuckey, “The Glory of the Father.”

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed and Amy Leichty, greeters; Ruth Nafziger, worship leader; Jordan Bontrager, prelude, offertory; Janet Meyers, children’s lesson, “Serving God”; Margaret Nofziger, worship arts; John King, song leader; adult praise band, gathering songs. Meditation, “Wheat and Chaff,” Naomi Engle; Jess Engle, sharing and prayer.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Shane Eicher, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Carol Rupp, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Lynne Stuckey, Jacob Nofziger, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Louise Short, Ben and Sue Buehrer, Craig Grieser, Tim Kleck, ushers; Tim and Sue Grieser, Nancy Ries, Carolyn Walker, greeters; Jenna Storrer, worship leader; Mike Meyer, song leader; Lynn Christman, accompanists; Dinah Rice, children’s message; women’s chorus, “Ticket to the Kingdom.” Sermon, “Listening and Not Listening to Dad”; offertory, “The Potter’s Hand.”

Wednesday: SYF, 6 pm; Resonate, 7 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Third Sunday after Pentecost, Father’s Day service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost. Mike and Susan Miller, Gene and Barb May, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Josh Schlade, lectors; Levi Carmody, Derek Walker, Kayla Beaverson, Lauren Lands, acolytes; Beth Lienau, organist. Message, “I Am the Resurrection: John 11:25,” Dale Kern. Ice cream social followed.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time were for intentions of Bill Dominique and Paul Nafziger. Sermon, “We Need Seeds In Our Life,” Gary Ferguson. Jessen Black, Julie Lambert, Garrett and Gavin Grime, servers; Theresa McColl, Sam Jaramillo, John Briskey, Arlene Hicks, Peaches Holland, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Theresa McColl, Judy Smith, lectors; Steve Schroeder, Charles McColl, John Smith, Steve Case, ushers; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Bonnie Curry, offertory; Thom Singer, music.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Third Sunday after Pentecost. Noah Blankenship, acolyte; Diane Phelps, lector; Kris Jemmott, worship leader; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; Adam Grisier, guitar; Aaron Short, Jan Delaney, ushers. Sermon, “God Sees What We Don’t See,” Steve Basselman.

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

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