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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: combined service by church pond. Youth group band, music. Message, “To Receive is Still Good…” Jesse Kahler. Church picnic, fellowship, games followed the service.

Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Aaron Stuckey, worship leader; Randy Stuckey, chorister, Jenna Stuckey, offertory; Nancy Nofziger, scripture. Message, “You Are What You Eat,” Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Phil Bontrager, worship leader; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Brad and Rachel Short, Greg Short, ushers; Frank and Cara Ulrich, Ed and Theo Yoder, greeters; 1AD, prelude, interlude, offering; Phil Bontrager, worship leader; Larry Wyse, prayer. Message, “The Power of Gratitude,” Zenebe Abebe.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:45 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Levi and Mary Lou Beck, greeters; Jen Nafziger, music for gathering; Loyal Briskey, Lion soliloquy; Pam Sauder, Molly Bruner, worship leaders; Jim Roynon, song leader; Dan Sensenig, scripture; Karla Ringenberg, children’s lesson. Sermon, “Jesus,” Bill Holsopple; Kaihle Sauder, Britt Wyse, Rachel Mast, Karen Benner, offering.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Al and Staci Hartzler family, greeters; Elizabeth Miller, worship table; Julie Aeschliman, worship leader; Marie Engle, song leader; Shelby Miller, prelude, offertory; adult praise band, gathering songs; children’s moment, “The Master Designer,” Joyclyn Nafziger. Meditation, “Background on Ephesians,” Jess Engle; sharing, prayer, Naomi Engle.

United Methodist

Sunday: Ryan Trevino, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Kevin Morton, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Lynn Stuckey, Becca Grieser, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Tim and Sue Grieser, Ralph and Bonnie Grieser, Jack and Joanne Spotts, ushers; Carol and Bob DeVries, Mark and Tam- my Nofziger, greeters; Lynne Christman, song leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Deb Kauffman, children’s message; special music, “Lamb of God,” Anna Yoder, Norm Fether. Sermon, “The Prayer Chapter,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 6 pm; SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir practice, 7:30 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Thirteen worship with Holy Communion. Brent and Linda Petersen, Dale and Lori Hogrefe, ushers; Tom and Joetta Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Andrew Beck, Brodie Miller, Kayla Beaverson, Amber Wendt, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist. Sermon, “Sealed Scroll,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday parents, 7:15 pm; call committee, 7:45 pm.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Lowell and Barbara Merillat and people of parish. Sermon, “Eucharist–The Greatest Ministry of Love,” Gary Ferguson. Kassidy, Logan, Delaney Garrow, Liam Row, Madeline Schrickel, Julia Lambert, servers; Mike and Barb Britenriker, Megan Cordes, Theresa McColl, Arlene Hicks, Nick Wlasiuk, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Arlene Hicks, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Frank Smith, Gary Solarik, Jim Rivello, Russ Lambert, ushers; John Smith, rosary leader; Susan Bernath, offertory; Thom Singer, music.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: worship leaders and communion assistants from Spohler family; Alex Ulrich, Jacob Lowe, offering music; Jullian Schweitzer, acolyte; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; John and Chris Shafer, ushers; Cindy Heckel, children’s sermon. Message by Dana Bjorlin.

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

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