Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; prayer commission; music, worship team, offertory; Roger Johnson, prayer. Message, “The Reason for Restoration” Jesse Kahler.

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

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Senior Sunday. Seniors Tyler Burkholder, Isaac Dahl, Luke Graber, Ryan King, Tony King, Brayton Roth, Emily Rupp, Mariah Short, James Smith, Jordan Waidelich, and Joel Wheeler were in charge of the service.

Wednesday: MYF Hawaiian luau.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Lori Bontrager, worship leader; Stan Short, Carrie Grieser, Emily Kauffman, Mary Ann Yoder, Lori Bontrager, Brodie Nofziger, Mara Beck, readers; Al and Ginny Liechty, Lonnie and Carol Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Maynard and Carolyn Sauder, Doug and Ruth Meyer, greeters; Karen Stuckey, prelude; Lori Bontrager, childrens time; Carrie Grieser, scripture. Message by Jeff Kauffman; prayer, Carolyn Snyder.

Wednesday: family meal, 5:30 pm; life planning, 7 pm.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Cody Stuckey, greeter; Carol Nofziger, prelude, offering, Anita Roth song leader; Ron Short, “Noisy Offering”; Ken and Sheila Gruenhagen, worship leaders; Dan Sensenig, prayer. Message, “Seeing Red,” Wanda Stopher.

Wednesday: youth mentoring, 6:45 pm.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Lois Rufenacht, Donna Carter, greeters; Pam Graber, Jakob Waidelich, prelude, offertory; adult praise band, gathering songs; Dorwin and Ilene Nofziger, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader; Brenda and Ruthie Beck, childrens moment. Meditation, “Dealing With Questions,” Jess Engle; prayer, Naomi Engle.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:30 pm.

United Methodist

Sunday: Mikayla Welch, acolyte; Julie Brink, sound/ video; Colleen Bernath, organist, Susie Slawinski, pianist; Debbie David, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday with Holy Communion. Chancel choir, “Spirit, Shine on Us.” Sermon, “Two More Rs,” Erich Christman. Rite of confirmation: Rebecca Marie Grieser, daughter of Pete and Rachel; Darby Rose Stevens, daughter of Jan Wyse and Jerry Stevens; Lynne Marie Stuckey, daughter of David and Crissi; Toby Lee Walker, son of Greg and Kim; Camden James Warncke, son of Tony and Missy; Andrew Dawson Wyse, son of Keith and Nici.

Wednesday: chancel choir, SYF, 6 pm; JYF, 6:30 pm.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday worship. Norm and Karen Beck, Gene and Barb May, ushers; Tom and Joetta Henry, Bill and Shirley Sigg, greeters; Julie Patterson, Tim Hausch, lectors; Morgan Miller, Madison VanScoder, acolytes; Michelle Kruse, organist. Holy baptism for Isaac Joshua Kruse, son of Joshua and Kelly (Dominique). Sermon, “Power of Proclamation,” Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Ascension of the Lord were for intentions of Greg Wlasiuk, graduates, and deceased Knights of Columbus. Sermon, “Giving Them The Spirit,” Martin Nassr. Nick and Susan Wlasiuk, Hannah Doehrman, Zachery Short, offertory. Graduates Hannah Doehrman, Kassidy Garrow, C.J. Gladieux, Anna Pole, Devin Shannon, and Zachary Short honored. Marian Frances Shields, daughter of Matt and Kristin, and Aubree Ryan Smith, daughter of Christopher and Jennifer, welcomed into the church thru baptism.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Sunday of Advent. Zach Basselman, acolyte; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; Adam Grieser, Moriah Reichert, communion music; chancel choir anthem, “Go Light Your World.” Childrens message and sermon by Paul Reichert. Recognition of graduates Darian Oberlin, Ellie Sonnenberg, Stuart Wyse and Tyler Burkholder.

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