Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude. Tom and Robyn Scott, missions moment. Message: “Who Are We? Camping in the Middle of Somewhere,” Drew Moser. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; missons moment and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, choir practice, high school small groups.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Holy Trinity Sunday. Altar rose in honor of Miley Gene Gericke’s baptism, daughter of Zach and Jessica Gericke; Tess Pinter and Cagney Downey, baptismal sponsors; Ellie Sonnenberg, acolyte; Jim, Janet, and Josh Wyse, ushers; Joyce Winzeler, lector; Cristie Sevey, vocalist; Brittany Sevey, flutist; Steve Basselman, worship leader; altar flowers in honor of John and Janette Trudel’s wedding anniversary; organ flowers in honor of Cristie Sevey’s 50th birthday, given by her family; children’s sermon and sermon, “Relationship In God and in Life,” Paul Reichert, pastor.

Wednesday: Blue jean worship and meal, 5:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 6:30 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Worship band, prelude and offertory; Claire Graber, worship leader; Stacy Kinkaid, opening prayer; Keith Short, chorister; Seth Nofziger, childrens lesson; Amanda Wyse, Jodi Spotts, Claire Graber, Seth Nofziger, Tyler Short, Laurin Waidelich, Stacy Kinkaid, Josh Wyse, sharing scripture and stories. Darin King, Eric Doehrmann, Judy Doehrmann, prayer of blessing.

Wednesday: MYF will ride their bikes.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Zion 1 A.D., prelude; Karen Stuckey, interlude; kindergarten and first grade, offertory; Jim Sauder, song leader; Stewart Nafziger, worship leader; David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Marv and Vicki Nafziger, greeters; six seniors leading the worship: Heidi Behnfeldt, Darin Bontrager, Kelcey Frank, Jordan Gingerich, Jen Gisel, Stewart Nafziger; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, sending and anointing.

Wednesday: Sojourner’s gathering, 6:30 p.m.; MYF, 7 p.m.; stewardship commission, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Chase Grieser, welcome, call to worship, prayer; songs of praise, music team and Anita Roth; children’s lesson, Dani Newman; skit, “My bags are packed and I’m ready to go,” Cody Sauder, Tommy Mosier, and Dani Newman; Logan Frey, scripture. Sermon: “Getting to Know You,” Wanda Stopher; song of response, “Now’s the Time,” Sarah Schoenhals; presentation of gifts, Beth Holsopple, power point presentation, Bri Wyse.

Wednesday: Kids Klub, JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Bill and Sherry Decator, greeters; Dale Quillet, Fred DeGroff, Reilly Short, Brian Huffman, ushers; Bryce Tinsman, Jay Miller, acolytes; Diane Tinsman, liturgist; Cal O’Connor, chancel choir director. Message: 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 Vigil and Most Holy Trinity Sunday for intentions of Paul Young and Greg Wlasiuk. Graduating seniors honored: Mick Britenriker, Ashley Double, Jack Downey, Chelsea Giesige, Jordan Gracia, Aaron Lauber, Jonathon Pole, Kelsi Robinson, Colin Shannon, Cory Sullivan, and Laura Wiley. Kassidy and Jensyn Garrow, Travis Jaramillo, Austin Wilson, and Danny Young, participants; Ruth Solarik, Amelia Avina, John Briskey, and Susan Saaf, servers; Mary Ann Thatcher and Melissa Krueger, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Earl Reiniche, Charles McColl, Mike Wilson, and Donald Young, lectors; Audrey Dominique, usher; Tom Singer, music.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Justin Pursel and Jenny Lehman, 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; Elaine Winzeler and Linda Rutledge, song leaders; Maggie Enderle, children’s moment; Linda Heer, worship leader. Sermon: “The Great Omission.”

Wednesday: music meeting, 5 p.m.; men’s ministry team, 6 p.m.; JYF, 6:30 p.m.; Roots and Wings, SYF, 7 p.m.; Chancel Choir prac- tice, 7:30 p.m.; high school guys small group, 8:15 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Lee, Shawn, Brooke, Clay, and Heath Waidelich, greeters; Pam Graber, prelude; Sarah Beck, worship leader; Seth Graber, song leader. Meditation, “Being God’s Own People.” Commemoration of decision to become outreach church: Edward Diener, John Waidelich, Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: JYF, 6:15 p.m.; CQ family work night, 6:30 p.m.; MYF, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m.: Soil and Seed worship for God’s blessings on our crops. Beth Lienau, organist; altar flowers to honor God by Clarence and Angela Weirauch and Mike and Steph Schnitkey. Tom and Joetta Henry and Jack and Carol Rychener, greeters; Children’s message, Dale Kern, pastor; sermon, Lanny Zup, pastor.

Wednesday: Worship team practice, 8 p.m.

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