Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Exodus 13: Look Back to Move Forward,” Levi Stuckey.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: chimes, prelude, offertory; Todd Schmucker, worship leader; Erika Nofziger, chorister; Stephanie Schmucker, scripture reader. Parent/child dedication for Easton & Kara Price with Leah Rae, Adam & Whitney Short with Gage Michael, Andrew & Brittany Spotts with Corbin Jack. Prayer of blessing for Rachel Kelley leaving for India with the SALT program. Message, “Together in Prayer,” Steve Heatwole.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Liechty family, prelude, interlude, offering; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Sue Short, worship leader; Gerald & Karen Short, Tom & Ruth Short, Kenny Rufenacht, ushers; Doug & Ruth Meyer, Duane & Nedra Sauder greeters; Eileen Nyce, scripture reader; Randy Stuckey, prayer. Childrens time and message by Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Arlene Zaerr, Ron & Char Roth, greeters; Vern, Clara, Gabe, & Duane Beck, prelude; Melissa Valentine and music team, song leader; Sarah Short, worship leader; Rod Miller, commission/ blessings of new Sunday School year; Sandra Beck, prayer. Message, “A Journey of Perseverance in Love,” Stacy Nofziger, missionary to Prague in the Czech Republic.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: worship with Holy Communion. Ed & Jane Waidelich, greeters; Brenda Beck/Jess Engle, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Stetson & Lisa Aeschliman, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader; Ellen Roth-Laos, mission moment; back to school prayers/blessings; childrens moment, “Noah’s Passengers.” Meditation, “What Do You Hope For?” Beth Morr; prayer, Naomi Engle.

United Methodist

Sunday: Julie Brink, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Jim McCurdy, liturgist. Message, “Renewal,” David David.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: worship service led by James Strawn. Andrew

Francis, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist. Altar flowers given by Ron and Mary Hausch.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Ten worship. Wayne & Beth Lienau, Bob & Ryan Hesterman, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Mike Weaver, lectors; Daniel Fether, Brodie Miller, Jacob Lands, acolytes; Beth Lienau, organist; Jennifer Grime, chats with children. Sermon, “What a Crummy Life!” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 20th Sunday of ordinary time were said for Charles Hausch and people of parish. Sermon, “Oh Canaanite Woman, Great Is Your Faith,” Stephen Stanbery. Bryce & Jeron Williams, servers; Donna Miller, Frank Smith, Theresa McColl, Jim Rivello, Al & Peaches Holland, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Jake Grime, MaryAnn Thatcher, lectors; Earl Reiniche, Charles Mc- Coll, Bryan Miller, Nick Wlasiuk, ushers; Seibert & Schroeder families, greeters; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Joanne Hausch, Rose LaNeve, & Bryan Miller family, offertory.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: 10th Sunday after Pentecost. Gwynne Riley, acolyte; Gwen Grisier, lector; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; special music, “Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying,” “Sing Your Way Home,” by mens ensemble. Blessing of backpacks and briefcases for students and teachers. Childrens message and sermon, “Acting from the Heart,” Paul Reichert.

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