Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; Sam Reyes, worship leader; piano offertory, JoAnne Rupp. Message, “Authority Unmatched,” Trey Sonnenberg. Second service: praise and worship by worship team and band; “You Alone Can Rescue,” offertory. Message same as first service.

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: Eldon Birkey, worship leader; Kauffman praise band, music; Robert Chrismer, Gideon speaker. Message, “Living an Impressive Life,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Maynard and Carolyn Sauder, Lauren and Bob & Joyce Frey, greeters; Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude; Larry Wyse, worship leader. Testimonies by baptism candidates: Katie Yoder, Gabe Short, Brodie Nofziger, Justin Nofziger, Emily Kauffman, Aaron Zimmerman and Joshua Liechty; offering, “I Wonder,” Bekah, Caleb and Chris Liechty. Meditation by Jeff Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 pm; LOGOS meal, 5:50 pm; CHAOS, MYF, prayer, 6:45 pm; Bible study, 7:15 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Greg and Susan Stuckey family, Marv and Sharon Lantz, greeters; men’s quartet, music for gathering; Steve Nafziger, song leader; Forest Stuckey, Jeremy King, worship leaders; Loyal Briskey, Nancy Roynon, lion & lamb; Britt Wyse, children’s moment; Joyce Klingelsmith, mission moment. Char Roth, prayer; Shawn Ramirez, scripture; Ron Roth and mens quartet, offering for Clarissa’s Cupboard. Message, “Learning to See God in the Little Things,” Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: Awana family pizza, 6:15 pm; MYF, 6:30 pm; Awana, JYF, 6:45 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed and Jane Waidelich, greeters; Elizabeth Miller, prelude; P33:3, gathering songs; Jane Sauder, worship leader; Pam Graber, song leader; Sandy Aeschliman, children’s moment, “The Parable of the Apple Tree.” Meditation, “Meditation, “Insiders or Outsiders,” Naomi Engle; special music, “His Eye Is On The Sparrow,” Jeff Roth, Brenda Beck accompanist.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Shane Eicher, acolyte; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Skip Leupp, liturgist. Message by David David.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Lynn Stuckey, Becca Grieser, acolytes; Tom Johnson, Bea Briggs, Linda Heer, Dave and Paige Miller, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, ushers; Nancy Ries, Carolyn Walker, Dave and Karen Walker, greeters; Joel Foote, song leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Nici and Brooke Hines, children’s message; chance chat, “Who…?” Sermon, “The Message of the Mezuzah,” Erich Christman; offertory, “I’ll Walk with God,” John Darby.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; baptism class, 6:15 pm, JYF, 6:30 pm; hand bells, 6:50 pm, courageous parents, SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir, 7:30 pm.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost service led by James Strawn. Levi Strawn, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist. Following the service adult choir and Brass Angels handbell choir practiced.

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

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: sr. choir, “My Lord, What A Morning,” led by Mary Grime, Brett Grime, pianist; Jennifer Grime, children’s chat. Sermon, “Settling Down,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school, 5:45 pm; Kingdom Kids, 7:30 pm.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Mass for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time was for intentions of Pat Arend. Sermon “Open Up Your Hand,” by Fred Dueschel. Austin and Alexa Wilson, servers; Barb and Mike Britenriker, Jim Rivello, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Linda Lauber, lector; Steve Dominique, Steve Schroeder, ushers; Susan and Nick Wlasiuk, greeters; Norbert Lisal, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Juanita Arend, Pat Cousino, offertory. New members Sharon and Elizabeth Mignin welcomed into the parish.

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

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