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Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Pete King, worship leader; Kelby Beck, chorister; MYF praise band, music. Message by Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Sandra Sauder, worship leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Frank and Cara Ulrich, Fern Schrock, greeters; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; choir, “True Evangelical Faith,” “The Storm Is Passing Over.” Meditation, “Jesus, Me, and Bobby Mc- Gee,” Lynn Miller.

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

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Terry and Donna King, Lowell and Velda Rufenacht, greeters; Jodi Crossgrove, worship leader; Anita Roth, song leader; Mary Lou Beck, scripture. Sermon, “We Are a Community of God’s Peace,” Tim Lehman. Dedication of Christmas child boxes, Marcine Klopfenstein, Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: Awana family pizza, 6:15 pm; Awana, JYF, 6:45 pm; MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: “Sports Sunday.” Jim and Linda Rufenacht, greeters; Pam Graber, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Jo and Barney Frey, worship leaders; Dave Sauder, song leader; drama, “Wrong Way Sports,” Arlen Beck, Wes Graber and Kent Sauder. Meditation, “Playing Fair,” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: JYF, 6:45 pm; MYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Connor Hagans, Trey Theobald, acolyte; Julie Brink, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Diane Tinsman, liturgist. Message by David David.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Leah Hall, Hannah Grieser, acolytes; Tom Johnson, Gary and Judy Sears, Tom and Laura Johnson, Jon and Deb Rupp, ushers; Rollie and Suzette Nafziger, Scott and JoAnn Short, greeters; Jim Redd, worship leader; Joel Foote, song leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Nancy Rupp, children’s message; junior choir, “Everywhere I Go.” Sermon, “The Sacrifice of the Shepherd,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:50 pm; JYF, 6 pm; hand bells, 6:30 pm; SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir, 7:30 pm.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Twenty- Five worship with Holy Communion. Larry and Sandy Brandt, Dean and Kathy Genter, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Levi Carmody, Brodie Miller, Madison Van Scoder, Laney Hulbert, acolytes; children’s choir, “Our God,” led by Jen Hurst and Joetta Henry; music by the worship team; Mary Grime, organist. Sermon, “Listen Carefully,” Dale Kern.

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

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time were for intentions of Sherry Oehus and Al and Ethel LaNeve. Sermon, “Two Daring Women,” Fred Deuschel. Savannah Short, Liam Row, Travis Jaramillo, Alexa and Austin Wilson, Mattie Thatcher, servers; John Downey, Lois Grime, Karen Dominique, Arlene Hicks, Theresa and Charles McColl, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Megan Cordes, Jake Grime, lectors; Charles McColl, Nick Wlasiuk, Troy Double, ushers; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music. A fund-raiser breakfast followed for the Extreme Home Makeover.

Wednesday: Religious education classes for K-12, 6:30 pm.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Women of the ELCA Thankoffering service. Joyce Winzeler, Tanya Howell, Gwen Grisier, Amy Blankenship, worship leaders; Steve Basselman, organist/ pianist; Adam Grisier, percussion; youth bell choir anthem, “Simple Gifts.” Sermon, “Giving Her All,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: meal, 5:15 pm; informal worship, 6 pm; high school youth, Bible study and adult bell choir, 6:30 pm; chancel choir, 7:30 pm.

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran

Sunday: Thank Offering service conducted by the women of the church, which included giving of the women’s thank offering boxes. Message, “Finding your gifts and using your talents to fulfill God’s calling,” Megan Spengler.

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