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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: prelude; quartet; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Nick Hudson, song leader, scripture; offering, “Glorious Christ;” Dave and Deb Nafziger, sharing on adoption. Message, “Bringing Justice and Mercy to the Oppressed,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praise and worship by Nick Hudson, worship team and band. Offertory, sharing, and 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: Becky Kauffman, worship leader; Lynn Short, childrens lesson; Kauffman praise band, Kathy King, Pete King, Buffy Riley, Mike Mickelson, Brian Rufenacht, Steve Waidelich, Al Stuckey, Mike Stuckey, Randy Kauffman, Becky Kauffman, music. Message by Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: life planning.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Jeff Kauffman, worship leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Orville and Ginny Doehrmann, Doug and Ruth Meyer, greeters; 1 AD, prelude, offering; Katie Yoder, interlude; Mona Sauder, prayer. Message, “Learning to Receive,” Fern Nafziger.

Wednesday: family meal, 5:30 pm; bell practice, 5:45 pm; prayer, 6:45 pm; life planning, 7 pm; Bible study, 7:15 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Dean and Jeanette Beck, Jay and Karen Beck, greeters; mens ensemble, Levi, Duane, Reggie, Terry and Gabe Beck, music for gathering, offering; Clara Beck, Samantha Gomez, worship leaders; primary dept. Sunday school, special music; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Carson Ramirez, Michael Short, scripture. Message, “Jesus is Lord!” Wanda Stopher.

Wednesday: MYF auction, 6:45 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Shane Eicher, acolyte; Chris Vonier, sound/ video; Cristin Hagans, childrens moments; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Debbie David, liturgist. Message by David David.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Lynne Stuckey, Kendal Pursel, acolytes; Gary and Judy Sears, Tom and Laura Johnson, Jon and Deb Rupp, ushers; Rollie and Suzette Nafziger, Scott and JoAnn Short, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Lynn Christman, accompanist; Beth Wanemacher, childrens message; special music, “How Great Thou Art,” Annie Foote, soloist accompanied by women’s chorus and instrumentalists. Sermon, “To God Be the Glory,” Erich Christman.

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

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: worship with Holy Communion. Special music by the sr. choir, Brett Grime, soloist, Mary Grime, organist. Sermon, “Worth It,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: weekday school, Kingdom Kids, YLT, 5:45 pm; advent worship, 7:30 pm; choir, 8:15 pm.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Christ the King Sunday were for intentions of Lowell and Barbara Merillat and people of parish. Sermon “Am I Being True To The Call,” Martin Nassr assisted by Marguerite Lamberjack. Julia Lambert, Sam Jaramillo, Lyndsey Gladieux, Kassidy and Logan Garrow, servers; Susan Saaf, Denny Shannon, Theresa McColl, Mari Yoder, Troy and Julie Double, extraordinary ministers of holy communion; Linda Lauber, Arlene Hicks, lectors; Russ Lambert, Larry Miller, Mike Kennedy, Andy Dominique, ushers; Evelyn Roth, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

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

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