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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Kayla Wyse, Danielle Childs, special music. Dedication of: Weston Peter, son of Pete & Heather Andres, Hudson William, son of Justin & Sarah Beck, Olivia Joy, daughter of Jesse & Cindy Kahler; Hudson Thomas, son of Nate & Lindsey Lange; Makenzie Hope, daughter of Austin & Jennifer Marihugh; Axl Raylan, son of Nick & Cindy McCarthy; Crew Westley, son of Trey & Nikki Sonnenberg; Josiah Anderson, son of Jason & Laura Vasko; Marcus Owen, son of Zac & Caitlyn Zimmerman. Message, “Marriage: Revisited!! Will it Last? Renewal: Start over: Love her/him again,” Jesse Kahler.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Wayne & Donna Kauffman, Eldon & Jan Birky, greeters; Myrna Grove, prelude, offertory; Laurin Waidelich, worship leader; Nancy Nofziger, song leader; Steve Hastings, childrens lesson; special music by primary department children led by Karen Wyse, Spencer & Shawn Buehrer, solo. Message, “Worship: Valuing the Right Stuff,” Steve Heatwole.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Chloe Nofziger, Bekah Liechty, prelude; Anya Kauffman, welcome, offering; Chloe Nofziger, offering; Kevin Sauder, Chris Liechty, song leader; Bekah Liechty, worship leader; Howard & Carolyn Snyder, Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Steve & Karen Ringenberg, Don & Mary Oesch, greeters; Lindsey Crossgrove, Morgan Leppelmeier, Anya Kauffman, scripture readers; Lindsey Crossgrove, Elijah Zimmerman, Bekah Liechty, reflections; Al Liechty, prayer; Max Sauber, benediction.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Marv & Sharon Lantz, greeters; music team, prelude; Neal & Julie Beck family, offertory, postlude; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Norma Kauffman, Laura Nafziger, worship leaders; Deana Beck, childrens lesson; Diane Nafziger, prayer. Message, “The Command that Changes Everything,” Naomi Engel.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Dick Selgo, liturgist; Route 2G childrens choir, “Jesus Loves Me”; Carissa McCurdy, offertory, “His Eye Is On The Sparrow.” Message, “When Home Is A Definition Of God,” David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Devin Beltz, Kade Kern, acolytes; Greg Walker, Ed & Deb Overmier, David & Crissi Stuckey, Steve & Kim Walker, ushers; Tim & Sue Grieser, Kent & Shiela Short, greeters; Leah Hall, prelude; Mike Meyer, song leader; Jenna Storrer worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Nancy Rupp, childrens message; mens quartet, “Bound for Jubilee.” Sermon, “Is Anyone Thirsty?” Erich Christman.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter worship service led by James Strawn. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist. Altar flowers given to glory of God by Randy & Dee Young in honor of “all the ladies” on Mother’s Day.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Larry & Sandy Brandt, Tim & Pat Hausch, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesberry, greeters; Julie Patterson, Tim Hausch, lectors; Daniel Fether, Jacob Lands, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist; worship team, music. Sermon, “The Unfading Beauty of a Gentle and Quiet Spirit,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter, Annual Spring Music Sunday. Dawson Liechty, acolyte; Moriah Reichert, Erin Erbskorn, lector; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; Marlyn Krueger, trumpet; Kenzie Short, Adam Grisier, percussion; MacKenna Whitacre, offering; Sunday school songs, “Books of the Old and New Testament”; chancel choir, “Soli Deo Gloria,” “Moses”; bell choir, “Siyahamba”; Jess Short, Gwen Grisier, Kris Jemmott, Brenda Shibler, Aaron Short, communion assistants. Childrens message and sermon, “Listen, God Is Calling,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 6th Sunday of Easter were said for Chris Short and people of parish. Sermon by Stephen Stanbery. Sharan Mignin, Theresa McColl, John Briskey, John Smith, Ruth Solarik, Vicki Williams, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Helen Dalton, Audrey Dominique, Julie & Troy Double, greeters; Theresa McColl, Matt Shields, lectors; Brennan & Logan Garrow, Cassidy, Bryce, & Jeron Williams, servers; Chuck McColl, Greg Grime, Troy Double, Sam Grime, ushers; Marie Geesey, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

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