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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader. Dedication of children: Hollyce Noelle, Jett Carter Alan and Austin John Baker, children of Jason and Melanie Baun; Georgia Len, daughter of Nick and Sarra Hudson; Clara Rose, daughter of Derek and Josie Krueger; Brayden Ray, son of Cole and Amy Lantz; Liam Eric and Lilly Grace, children of Chad and Pam Shipley; Jadon Paul, son of Josh and Shanda Verhoff; Alexa Leigh, daughter of Zac and Caitlyn Zimmerman. Womens ministry update, Jan Rychener, Sheila Santiago. Message, “The Momentous Mist,” Jesse Kahler.

Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Journey for All.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Lynn and Bobbie Stuckey, worship leaders; Young adult praise band, music; Kelly Schmucker, childrens lesson. Message, “Sacred Pauses,” Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; high school seniors, worship leaders, greeters; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Emily Kauffman, slide show; Morgan Roth, welcome; Caleb Liechty, interlude; Nathan Yoder, scripture. Senior sharing: Morgan Roth, Caleb Liechty, Zach Zimmerman, Nathan Yoder, David Bontrager; Zach Zimmerman, childrens time; David Bontrager, prayer; Nathan Yoder, benediction. Reception honoring seniors followed the service.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:45 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Senior Sunday. Arlene Zaerr, Jay and Karen Beck, greeters; Melissa Valentine and music team, prelude, song leader; worship; childrens moment and sharing by seniors Alex Bilen, Molly Bruner, Delaney Nofziger, Mackenzie Riegsecker, Darin Sauder; Nancy Roynon, prayer. Message, “Living Free in Christ,” Tim Lehman; ministry moment, Amanda Short.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Rhonda Waidelich family, greeters; Shelby Miller, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Dorwin and Ilene Nofziger, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader; Shawn Waidelich, childrens moment. Meditation, “Tell Your Story,” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: JYF, 6:30 pm; MYF, 6:50 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Riah Short, acolyte; Julie Brink, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Liz Leupp, liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: chancel choir, 7:15 pm.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Andrew Wyse, Camden Warncke, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Ed and Deb Overmier, Kathy Bostelman, Ryan and Jill Holdgreve, Tim Kleck, ushers; Jay and Karla Pursel, Kyle and Jenna Storrer, greeters; Jim Redd, song/worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Nancy Rupp, childrens message; Scott Short, celebration of mothers and motherhood; mens chorus, “Rise Up, O Men of God.” Sermon, “Being Brought to Complete Unity,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: JYF, SYF, 7 pm; chancel choir, 7:30 pm.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Easter Seven worship with Holy Communion. Larry and Sandy Brandt, Dean and Kathy Genter, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Tim Hausch, lectors; Levi Carmody, Amber Wendt, Travis Wagner, acolytes; music by worship team. Sermon, “Each One, Reach One,” Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Ascension of the Lord were held for intentions of Rosie Dominique and Irene Hahn. Sermon by Martin Nassr. Kassidy and Jensyn Garrow, Emerson and Ian Radabaugh, Grace Ritta, servers; John Briskey, Vicki Williams, Theresa McColl, Mari Yoder, Juanita Arend, John Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Jeff Schmitt, Judy Smith, lectors; Charles Mc- Coll, Nick Wlasiuk, Jim Rivello, Denny Shannon, ushers; Mike Schrickel, Richard Roth families, greeters; Theresa Bennett, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Sam and Chris Jaramillo, offertory.

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

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Seventh Sunday of Easter/Music Sunday. MacKenna Whitacre, acolyte; Kris Jemmott, Peg Bjorlin, Donovan Ziegler, lectors; Steve Basselman, organist/choir director; Beth Reichert, pianist; Marlyn Krueger, Anita Roth, trumpets; Elijah Thomas, Olivia Krieger, violins; Eric Lehman, cello; Marv Burnett, bass; Will Collins, Eliza Avers, prelude; Sunday school choir, “The Lord is Great” and “Go Now in Peace”; chancel choir, “10,000 Reasons” and “I Will Rise” with Beth Reichert, Moriah Reichert, Adam Grisier trio; bell choir, “Campanae Celebrarae.” Childrens message and sermon, “Blessed to be a Blessing,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: meal, 5:15 pm; informal worship, 6 pm.

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