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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude; offertory, I Will Build My Church, by the Church choir. Message, “Who Are We? Loved Greatly by God,” by Brad Bame. Second Service: praiselude and Worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory, I Need You,” by Worship Team; message same as first service.

Wednesday: Kids Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, Worship Team practice, high school small groups.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Jonathan Manahan, acolyte; Dick Nagel, Will and Michelle Collins, ushers; Rick Breier, pianist; Michael Short, percussion; Jacob Badenhop, guitar; Worthy Is The Lamb, Chancel choir anthem; Don Spohler, lector. Sermon, Paul Reichert; Covenant Players, guest faith ministers.

Wednesday: Homework table, 3:30 p.m.; Grace Notes, 4:30 p.m.; meal, 5:15 p.m.; adult Bible study, children’s and high school activities, catechism, 6 p.m.; Bell Choir, 6:30 p.m.; Chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Myrna Grove, prelude, Joyce Graber, call to worship; Keith Short, chorister; Kelly Schmucker, John Dinius, Donna Smith, Elwood Graber, scripture readers; special music by Worship Team; Cliff Brubaker, intercessory prayer. Message, “Jesus is the Good Shepherd, Are We Entrusting Sheep? by Glenn Miller.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Ella Nafziger, worship leader; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Duane Sauder, Mona Sauder, Ruben Yoder, ushers; Mel and Ruth Lange, Dan and Karen Ruth, greeters; C.J. Roth, Katie Yoder, Josh Liechty, Brodie Nofziger, prelude; Karen Stuckey, interlude, offering, prayer; Karen Ruth, Kathy Nofziger, dramatic reading. Sermon, “Ask For and Receive Abundant Life,” by Mona Sauder.

Wednesday: Kairos, LOGOS, 5:30; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS, MYF.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Peg Bruner, preparing for worship, offering; Angie Stuckey, welcome and greeting; Music Team and Anita Roth, praising God in song; Bev Armstrong, children’s time; Lee Short, scripture. Sermon, “The Power of Enough…Health,” by Wanda Stopher.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:30 p.m.; JYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Sandy and Nicole Babcock, greeters; Brent Taylor, Rob Short, Reilly Short, Brian Huffman, ushers; Gavin Morton, acolytes; Debbie David, liturgist; Chancel choir, Cal O’Connor director. Message by David David;

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, Applause Handbell choir, 6:30 p.m.; high school youth, 7 p.m.; Chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for the Vigil and the Fourth Sunday in Easter Time were held and were for the intentions of Lillian Floering and Pat Arend. Sermon, “I Am Your Gate, Gary Ferguson. Logan, Jensyn and Kassidy Garrow, Travis Jaramillo, Ian and Emerson Radabaugh, servers; Sheryl Young, Therese Wylie, John Briskey, Karen Dominique, Nick Wlasiuk, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, Peg Hines, lectors; Steve Dominique, Don- ald Young, Andy Grime, Larry Miller, ushers; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader.

Wednesday: Religious Education classes for grades K-12.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Olley Short, Kinsey Smith, acolytes; Chris Ott, Brent Winzeler, Chad and Michelle Short, Scott and JoAnn Short, ushers; Kelly and Betsy Ducey, Tom and Laura Johnson, greeters; Jan Lindsay, worship leader; Elaine Winzeler, Linda Hayes, song leaders. Sacrament of baptism, Ava Louise Genter, choir anthem, Be Still My Soul. Sermon, “The Fear of the Thief.”

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS meal, 6 p.m.; JYF, 6:30 p.m.; Roots & Wings, SYF, 7 p.m.; Women’s Choir practice, 7:30; High School Guys small group, 8:15 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: 5th and 6th graders, greeters; Jessica Short, prelude; Tim Lehman, worship leader; Kathy Leatherman, song leader. Meditation, “Evangelism Begins With Jesus,” Perry Yoder.

Wednesday: MYF, JYF, CQ, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Preservice music by Primary Choir led by Jen Hurst and Joetta Henry; Senior Choir led by Mary Grime, Brett Grime on Clavinova and Molly Grime on guitar; Jodi Walker, Paul Schumm, lectors. Sermon, “Jesus is Lord.” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: Weekday School, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.

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