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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; Jesse Kahler, worship leader, prayer; video, Trey Sonnenberg. Message, “Is This True?” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team; message same as first service.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Mark Graber, worship leader; young adult praise band, song leaders; Emily King, monologue. Sermon by Steve Heatwole. Commissioning service for Josiah Dahl; blessings for college students.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Terry Stuckey, worship leader; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; Lonnie and Carol Short, Steve and Karen Ringenberg, greeters; Joyce Yoder, prelude, offering; Kurt Nofziger, Kathie Donaldson, Evelyn Rychener, interlude; Denver Beck, Ben Zimmerman, Connor Wyse, VBS sharing; Barb Bowman, prayer. Message, “Seek Peace and Know God’s Blessing,” Jeff Kauffman.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Dean and Jeanette Beck, Lincoln and Jen Nafziger family, greeters; CD music for gathering; Steve Nafziger, song leader; Sheila Gruenhagen, Sandy Sauder, Loyal Briskey, worship leaders; Sarah Schoenhals, children’s time; Gerald and Chris Schoenhals, scripture. Mark Schoenhals, message; Luke and Sarah Schoenhals, song; Wanda Stopher, prayer. Commissioning of Sarah N. Schoenhals, Wanda Stopher.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Mark and Jane Bruner, greeters; Sara Bloomer, worship table; Marie Engle, worship leader; Arlan Beck, song leader; Jess Engle, prelude, offertory; Susan Roth, gathering songs; Shawn Waidelich, children’s moment, “Harvest Time.” Meditation: Know What Makes It Grow,” Jess Engle; mission moment: Outback Youth Center; sharing, prayer, Jim Rufenacht.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Ethan Hagans, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; David Rupp, liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: high school life group, 7 pm.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Matthew Kinsman, Curtis Wooley, acolytes; Tom Johnson, Tim and Sue Grieser, Bud and Tootie Beck, Jack and Joanne Spotts, ushers; Bob and Carol DeVries, Kyle and Jenna Storrer, greeters; Amy Christman, accompanist; Ed Ruffer, song leader; Craig Steenkamp, Back Bay Mission, mission moment. Meditation, “Proclaiming Love,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: Faith Village and LOGOS training, 7 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost service led by Gary Bernath, guest preacher. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Eleven worship with Holy Communion. Larry and Sandy Brandt, Dean and Kathy Genter, ushers; Dave and Karen Keesbery, Tom and Joetta Henry, greeters; Julie Patterson, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Levi Carmody, Kyle Kinsey, Lande Hancock, acolytes; music by the worship team; presentation of mission trip to Dominican Republic by Brett and Jennifer Grime. Sermon, “Am The Way, Truth and Life,” Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Jeff Short, Al and Ethel LaNeve. Sermon by Gary Ferguson. Caden, Kassidy, and Delaney Garrow, Travis Jaramillo, Liam Row, Cassidy Baden, servers; Karen Dominique, Sam Jaramillo, Juanita Arend, Amelia Avina, Frank Smith, Barb and Mike Britenriker, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Susan Wlasiuk, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Earl Reiniche, Nick Wlasiuk, John Smith, Charles McColl, ushers; Seibert family, greeters; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader; Rose LaNeve, Sharon Bernath, offertory; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: Assumption of Mary Holy Day Mass.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: worship service with Holy Communion. Beth Reichert, organist; Michelle Robinson, acolyte; Angie Avers, lector; Gwen Grisier, Emily Grisier, Jan Delaney, Jane Sonnenberg, Ellie Sonnenberg, communion assistants. Sermon, “Not Wanting What We Want,” Paul Reichert.

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

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