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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude, offertory. Message, “God’s Family That Identifies Need,” by Brad Bame. Praiselude, worship through singing, and offertory led by Worship Team Band; 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: Darian Oberlin, acolyte; Zach and Jess Gericke, ushers; Michelle Collins, lector; children’s sermon, sermon, “The Way, The Truth, and The Life,” by Paul Reichert; Open The Eyes Of My Heart Lord, Praise Kids.

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, worship, 6 p.m.; Chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Prelude, offertory and music by Praise Band led by Kelby Beck; Galen Nofziger, worship leader; Kelby Beck, special music; Kelly Schmucker, childrens lesson. Message, “Just Like a Big Baby,” by Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: MYF parents night.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen King, prelude, interlude, offering; Joyce Yoder, song leader; Virgil Miller, worship leader; special music, The Lord is My Light , by Octet; Sherm Kauffman, prayer. Sermon, “Plotting Hope,” by Jim Brenneman, president of Goshen College.

Wednesday: Christian Ed Meeting, 5:15 p.m.; Family Meal, 5:30 p.m.; Life Planning, 7 p.m. Worship Commission, 8:15 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Laura Nafziger, preparing for worship, offering; Luke Nagy, welcome; praising God in song, Music Team; special music, Lord We Bring to You Our Children; Wanda Stopher baby dedication of Leah Roth; Christine Mosier, scripture reader. Sermon, “Holy Hilarity,” Wanda Stopher; Dana Short, prayer.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Jim and Connie Nicolen, greeters; Kevin Eicher, David Eicher, Matt Welch, Brian Huffman, ushers; Gavin Morton, Ethan Wyse, acolytes; Natalie Grieser, liturgist; Applause Bell Choir. Message by David David.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dinah Rice, Kyle Beck, acolytes; Chris Ott, Brent Winzeler, Chad & Michelle Short, Scott and JoAnn Short, ushers; Kelly and Betsy Ducey, Tom and Laura Johnson, greeters; Tim Rutledge, worship leader; Elaine Winzeler, Linda Rutledge, song leaders; Karen Rice, children’s moment; Hand Chimes, Hand Bells. Sermon, “A Comforting Faith.”

Wednesday: JYF, 6:30 p.m.; SYF, 7 p.m.; Chancel Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; Women’s Choir practice.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for the Vigil and the Fifth Sunday of Easter Time were held and were for the intentions of The People of the Parish and Joan Corkle. Sermon, “What is God Like?” by Gary Ferguson. Madeline Schrickel, Travis Jaramillo, Jack Downey, Garrett Grime, Austin Wilson, servers; John Briskey, Mike and Barb Britenriker, Donna Miller, John Downey, Jim Rivello, extraordinary ministers of holy communion; Judy Smith, Arlene Hicks, lectors; John Smith, Mike Coressel, Pete Grime, Mike Wilson, ushers; Evelyn Roth, rosary leader; Karen Dominique and Susan Saaf, offertory.

Wednesday: Religious Education classes for Grades K-12.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Jeff Roth family, greeters; Marv and Kathy Leath- erman, worship leaders; Kathy Leatherman, song leader; Alysa Sauder, prelude; Youth band, praise songs. Meditation, “Birthed With Power: The DNA of the Church, ” by Tim Lehman. Baptisms: Clayton Lehman, Jacob Roth, Adrienne Schmucker, Brooke Waidelich, Shelby Miller, Tanner Rufenacht, Clay Waidelich, Kelsey Waidelich.

Wednesday: MYF Life Planning, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Beth Lienau, organist; pre-service music by Junior choir; Norm and Karen Beck, Gene and Barb May, ushers. Dale Kern delivered the children’s sermon; Lanny Zup delivered the message.

Wednesday: Weekday School and Kingdom Kids, 5:45.

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