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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude and offertory; prayer and song of sending, “Go Light Your World,” church choir; Message: “Who Are We? As a Community of Christ Followers,” Brad Bame. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; message, prayer and song of sending same as first service.

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

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Second Sunday after Pentecost. Ellie Sonnenberg, acolyte; “Battle Hymn of the Republic, Benediction,” chancel choir, Steve Basselman, director; Rick Breier, pianist; Michael Short, percussion; children’s message and sermon, “Study and Remember,” Paul Reichert, pastor; John Poulson, Todd Ziegler, Diana Ziegler, ushers; altar flowers in honor of Dick and Melanie Nagel’s 25th wedding anniversary.

Wednesday: Blue jean church and meal, 5:30 p.m.; PraiseKids pizza party, 6 p.m.; Knit Wits, 6:30 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Miller, worship leader; Mark Beck and Elaine Frey, drama; praise band led by Glenn Nofziger; Message: “How Much is a Sparrow Worth,” Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: Life planning senior celebration with a Wild, Wild West theme.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Barb Stuckey, welcome; drama, “You’re Not Welcome Here,” Kirby Smith, Luke Nagy, Dude Smith, Nancy Smith, John Smith; songs of praise, music team. Benny, Josie and Mikala Avina; Doug and Norma Kauffman; Shem Neuenschwander; Elise Sauder; Austin Short; Roger and Doris Short; Ron, Mary and Amanda Short; Ed and Karen Stamm; Jason Stuckey, reading of Revelation 19:1-9, scripture reading, arranged by Karen Grieser. Sermon: “The Assembly of the New,” Jeff Smith; Kristi Miehls, responding in song.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Jay and Ruth Beck, greeters; Dale Quillet, Bill Walsh, Ken Laub, Steve Russell, ushers; Bryce Tinsman, Jay Miller, acolytes; Diane Tinsman, liturgist; Colleen Bernath, organist. Message: David David.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6:30 p.m.; high school youth, 7 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and Blood of Christ Sunday for intentions of Alfred Furcko and Marjorie Ruffer. Sermon: “I Am The Living Bread,” Gary Ferguson, pastor. Madeline Schrickel, David Lauber, Julia Lambert, Ian and Emerson Radabaugh, servers; John Smith, John Briskey, Nick Wlasiuk, Denny Shannon, Barb Britenriker, Melissa Krueger, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Judy Smith and Theresa Mc- Coll, lectors; Jim Rivello, Sam Jaramillo, Keith Radabaugh, Russ Lambert, ushers; Cathy Warner, rosary leader; Tom Singer, music; Alex, Nate, Larry and Donna Miller, offertory. Scholarship awards for servers: Mickey Britenriker, Ashley Double, Jack Downey, Aaron Lauber. K of C awards: Mickey Britenriker, Ashley Double, Jack Downey, Chelsea Giesige, Colin Shannon, Cory Sullivan.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Eric Buckenmeyer and Rachel Brader, 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; Ilsa Grieser and Mike Meyer, song leaders; Jan Lindsay, worship leader. Sermon: “Freedom, and Peace.”

Wednesday: choir banquet, JYF, SYF, 6 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Barney and Jo Frey, greeters; Ray and Grace Kinsey, prelude; Tom and Lori King, worship leaders; Brian Waidelich, song leader. Meditation, “Ultimate Witness of the Heart,” Tim Lehman, pastor.

Wednesday: Sunday evening program committee, 6 p.m.; MYF life planning game night, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m.: Holy Communion. Jack and Carol Rychener, Tom and Joetta Henry, greeters; Mary Grime, organist; sermon, “Last Word- Life!” Dale Kern, pastor. 10:05: memorial service on church cemetery honoring veterans. Micah Grime, bugle soloist.

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