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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday: JoAnne Rupp, prelude. Message: “Who Are We? Called Followers Sent Into Judea and Samaria,” Brad Bame. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; dedication of children.

Wednesday: Kids Connection Club Pine Car Derby and Grand Finale, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Day of Pentecost, communion. Darian Oberlin, acolyte; Moriah Reichert, Katie Short, Kenzie Short, Ellie Sonnenberg, Will Collins, piano soloists; Forever and Beautiful One, PraiseKids, Melanie Nagel, director; Ode to Joy, Etude in C Major, Amazing Grace, Beautiful Savior, Bell Choir; Spirit Like A River, Shine, Jesus Shine, chancel choir, Steve Basselman, director; Rick Breier, Beth Reichert, pianists; Jen Basselman, Gary Smith, trumpeters; Anita Roth, French horn; Michael Short, percussion; This Little Light of Mine, He’s Got The Whole World Medley, Boomwacker Troop; altar flowers in honor of Erin Reichert’s fifth birthday, given by Paul, Beth, Moriah, and Isaac Reichert; organ flowers in memory of Flossie Lindley, given by Vicky and Michael Lindley.

Wednesday: Blue jean church, 5:30 p.m.; meal, 6 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Gina King, prelude and offertory; Lynn Short, worship leader; Pete King, chorister; Luana King, childrens lesson; special music, Mothers and Daughters, arranged by Arva Beck. Message: “The Miracle of God’s People,” Mark Graber.

Wednesday: MYF worship night.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude and offertory; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Karen Ringenberg, worship leader; David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Phil and Gwen Rich, Don and Mary Oesch, greeters; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, prayer and sharing; Jane and Kelvin Friesen, special music; Kate Friesen, scripture. Sermon: “Soul Food Fixins,” Sherm Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS Meal, 5:50 p.m.; LOGOS end-of-year celebration, CHAOS and MYF, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Michael D. Short, welcome, greeting; praising God in song, music team and Gary Nafziger; dedication of Zoey Brown, Jeff Smith and Wanda Stopher; Phyllis Yoder and Peg Bruner, scripture. Sermon: “The Worshipers the Father Seeks,” Jeff Smith.

Wednesday: Youth mentoring, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Dave and Carol Rupp, greeters; Gary Fidler, Hal Hackett, Kevin Schaffner, Dale Quillet, ushers; Bryce Tinsman, Jay Miller, acolytes; Vickie Radel, liturgist; Erin Erbskorn, Cindy Rose, piano duet.

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

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and Pentecost Sunday for intentions of Pat Arend and Joan Corkle. Grant Rupp, Travis Jaramillo, Madeline Schrickel, Garrett Grime, Ashley Double, Jack Downey, participants; Juanita Arend, John Briskey, Troy and Julie Double, servers; Mary Ann Thatcher and Frank Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; John Mc- Coll, Sam Jaramillo, lectors; Rick Kauzlick, Mike Kennedy, ushers; Tom Singer, music.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dinah Rice, Michael Walker, acolytes; Ann Fether, Ed and Deb Overmier, Keith and Kelli Kuntz, Mark and Tammy Nofziger, ushers; Jim and Betsy Redd, Jon and Deb Rupp, greeters; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Sermon: “What Does This Mean?”

Wednesday: JYF, 6:30 p.m.; SYF, 7 p.m.; Chancel Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; High School Guys small group, 8:15 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Luke and Marilyn Yoder, greeters; Lauren Roth, prelude; Tom and Lori King, worship leaders; Seth Graber, song leader. Meditation, “Witnessing is Truth-Telling” by Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: Listening team, 6:15 p.m.; JYF FISH shopping time, 7 p.m.; MYF social night, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mother’s Day blessings in worship with Holy Communion. Worship Team, music; Primary Choir, special music; Tom and Joetta Henry and Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Sherri Schweinhagen and Josh Schlade, lectors. Sermon by Dale Kern.

Wednesday: Sunday school staff meeting, worship, 7 p.m.

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