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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Mission Sunday. African Inter-Mennonite Mission DVD; Jesse Kahler, worship leader. Pastor Mubenga, Jim Betsche, Nancy Roth, Steve Nelson, Pastor Siaka, Chuck Lugbill, Tara Wyse, shared testimony and future vision of the Yalunka and Mali churches.

Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Journey for All.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Kathy King, worship leader. Young Adult Praise Band, music; Steve Hastings, children’s time. Message, “Holiness is the Cornerstone of the Christian life,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Jeff and Danielle Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Cork and Patsy Nofziger, Bill and Kathy Beck, greeters; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Jessica Schrock- Ringenberg, worship leader; Randy Stuckey, prayer; Ruth Meyer, children’s story. Message, “May the God of Hope Fill You,” Jeff Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 pm; LOGOS meal, 5:50 pm; CHAOS, 6 pm; MYF, 6:45 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Leslie and Annemarie Nafziger, Joe and Shannon Brown family, greeters; Country Pals, music for gathering, offering; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Peg Bruner, Delaney Nafziger, worship leader. Delvin Riegsecker, prayer; Loyal Briskey, Nancy Roynon, Lion & Lamb. Installation of Tim Lehman. Message, “Power to be Run Through,” Tim Lehman

Wednesday: MYF, 5:30 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Walt and Shirley Short, greeters; Rhonda Waidelich, Marcia Lehman, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader; Johanna Roth, prelude; Jordan Bontrager, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Emily Short, children’s moment. Meditation, “God’s Gift,” Jess Engle; Naomi Engle, prayer.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Connor Hagans, acolyte; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Matt Welch, liturgist; Julie Brink, children’s moments. Message by David David.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6:15 pm; JAM session, 6:30 pm; chancel choir, 7:15 pm; high school youth group, 7:30 pm.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Darby Steven, Adam Kinsman, acolytes; Tom Johnson, Bea Briggs, Linda Heer, Dave and Paige Miller, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, ushers; Tim and Sue Grieser, Dave and Karen Walker, greeters; Linda Heer, worship leader; Lynn Christman, song leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanists; Beth Wanemacher, children’s message; Tony and Leila Frank, mission moment; chancel choir, “Rejoice.” Sermon, “Carrots, Eggs and Coffee Beans,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; baptism class, JYF, 6 pm; life planning, 7 pm; chancel choir, 7:30 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost service and Sunday School Rally Day led by James Strawn. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist. Picnic potluck followed the service.

Wednesday: jr. confirmation class, 6:30 pm.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Harvestfest worship/friends Sunday outdoors with Holy Communion. Brent and Linda Petersen, Larry and Sandy Brandt, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Micah Grime, Mike Weaver, lectors; special music by childrens choirs. Sermon, “Sealed Scroll,” Dale Kern. Lunch served outdoors with youth auction and games following.

Wednesday: weekday school, 5:45; YLT, 6 pm; YIA, 7:30 pm.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time were for intentions of Bill Dominique and Armando Tijerina. Sermon by Gary Ferguson. Austin Wilson, Mattie Thatcher, Grace Ritta, Cassidy Williams, Cassidy Baden, Savannah Short, servers; Sam Jaramillo, Jim Rivello, John Briskey, John Smith, Ruth Solarik, Susan Saaf, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Arlene Hicks, Judy Smith, lectors; Earl Reiniche, Mike Coressel, Nick Wlasiuk, Gary Solarik, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Theresa Bennett, rosary leader; Armando and Ophelia Tijerina, offertory.

Wednesday: family mass and religious education classes for K-12, 6:30 pm.

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