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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Sanctity of Life Sunday. Prelude; Sammy Reyes, worship leader; Jennifer King with worship team, offertory. Brenda Canada, testimony; scripture narrative, “Lazarus in 1 Minute,” Lindsey Rupp. Message, “God Loves Life,” Trey Sonnenberg. Second service: praise and worship by Nick Hudson, worship team and band. Offertory, testimony, 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: Jennifer Kauffman, prelude, offertory; Merle Beck, worship leader; Troy Kauffman, song leader; Mike Stuckey, children’s lesson; Kauffman family, special music. Message, “Looking for God in the Rubble,” Steve Heatwole.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kurt Nofziger, song leader; Rhonda Gingerich, worship leader; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Sara Nafziger, greeters; youth, prelude, interlude, offering. Message by Darin Bontrager; prayer, 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: Darin and Pam Sauder, greeters; Sid Ramirez, prelude, offering; Anita Roth, song leader; Jodi Crossgrove, worship leader, children’s moment; Steve Nafziger, prayer; Shawn Ramirez, scripture. Message, “Grace-full-y Forgive,” Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: JYF Pinewood Derby, 6:30 pm; Awana, 6:45 pm; MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Lester and Marge King, greeters; Shelby Miller, prelude; P33:3, gathering songs; Julie and Sandy Aeschliman, worship leaders; Jeff Roth, song leader; Sandy Aeschliman, children’s moment, “Bet You Can’t Eat Just One!” Meditation, “Jail Break Reform,” Bill Holsopple; Jane Bruner, prayer; sending, “One of Your Children

Needs You Lord,” Sunday school class choir.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, 7 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Shane Eicher, acolyte; Chris Vonier, sound/ video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Cindy Rose, liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6:15 pm; JAM session, bell choir, 6:30 pm; chancel choir, 7:25 pm; high school youth, 7:30 pm.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Leah Hall, Hannah Grieser, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Ron and Karen Rice, Kathy Bostelman, Craig Grieser, Jon and Jan Lindsay, ushers; Ben and Sue Buehrer, Linda Heer, Carolyn Walker; Mike Meyer, song leader; Linda Heer, worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Amy Baden, Carrie Wanemacher, children’s message; chancel choir, “Sing to the Lord.” Installation service; Norma Fish, testimony. Sermon, “The Testimony of One,” Erich Christman.

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

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Third Sunday After the Epiphany worship service led by James Strawn. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist. Congregational meeting with potluck after the service. Altar flowers given by Richard and Darlene Waldfogel in honor of their granddaughter, Cameron Estep.

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

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Epiphany Three worship with Holy Communion. Brent and Linda Peterson, Doug and Lori Hogrefe, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Tim and Pat Hausch, greeters; Jodi Walker, Josh Schlade, lectors; Andrew Beck, Amber Wendt, Lauren Miller, acolytes; Michelle Kruse, organist. Piper Noel, daughter of Travis and Jessica Witte Hausch, received Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Sermon, “Rejoicing Heart,” Dale Kern.

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

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Third Sunday in Ordinary Time were for inten- tions of Louis and Emerence Grime and people of parish. Sermon, “Be Good To Others And They Will Be Good To You,” by Martin Nassr. Austin and Alexa Wilson, Grace Ritta, Bryce and Cassidy William, Mattie Thatcher, servers; Sam Jaramillo, Jim Rivello, Theresa Mc- Coll, Frank Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Evelyn Roth, Peg Hines, lectors; Earl Reiniche, Andy Dominique, Steve Schroeder, Nick Wlasiuk, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Greg Grime, offertory. St Peter Parish family welcomed Alan and Anne Martin as new members.

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

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