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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The Advancing Gospel,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Bev Miller, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory, postlude; Duane Beck, song leader; Shirley Nafziger, worship leader; Levie Rufenacht, Dale Wyse, childrens time. Message, “Common Sense” David Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Buffy Riley, prelude & offertory; Cork & Peg Rufenacht, Todd, Stephanie & Natalie Schmucker, greeters; Karla Roth, worship leader; Kelby Beck, special music; Jen Cobb, chorister. Message by Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Valetta Frey, Shirley King, greeters; Harris & Kayla King, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Ed & Amy Leichty, Parker Bixler, worship leaders; John King, song leader. Meditation, “Embracing the Discipline of Living in Angst,” George O’Reilly, Ohio Conference transitional minister. Terry Rufenacht, prayer.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Joyce Yoder, song leader; Kate Kauffman, worship leader; Howard & Carolyn Snyder, Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Mike Zimmerman ushers; Lonnie & Carol Short, Doug & Ruth Meyer, greeters; Karen Ruth, Bonnie Stuckey, Cheryl Britsch, special music, “What Wondrous Love”; Karen Ruth, prayer. Message, “My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less,” Jeff Kauffman.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Kade Kern, acolyte; Jeff Rutledge, Tim Beck, Mark Beltz, Jon & Jan Lindsay, Steve & Kim Walker, ushers; Bob & Carol DeVries, Mary Ellen Johnson, Nancy Ries, greeters; Mike Meyer, song & worship leader; praise band, music; Deb Schnitkey, song leader; Lynne Christman, accompanist; Norm Fether, Deb Schnitkey, special music, “How Beautiful”; Nancy Rupp, childrens message. Sermon, “Giving Up Superiority,” Erich Christman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Gloria Wagner, liturgist, childrens moments; chancel choir, “Written in Red.” Message, “Obedience Is Freedom,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Third Sunday in Lent worship service led by James Strawn. Andrew Francis, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist. Readings from Ezekiel, 1 Corinthians, and Luke 13.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Third Sunday in Lent. Mac Campbell, acolyte; Zach Basselman, lector; Jason & Bridget Lovejoy, ushers; Steve Basselman, organist/ pianist; chancel choir, “There Is A Balm In Gilead.” Childrens message, “Open My Ears, Lord,” and sermon, “Aren’t They Worse?” by Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Third Sunday of Lent were said for Lester & Hulda Grime and the people. Sermon, “We Have To Have Free Will,” Stephen Stanbery. Megan Cordes, Barb Britenriker, Mari Yoder, Sam Grime, Susan Saaf, John Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Barb Britenriker, Doti Young, Audrey Dominique, greeters; Arlene Hicks, Frank Smith, lectors; Grace Ritta, Karter Zachrich, Cassidy Baden, Liam Row, Lyndsey Gladieux, servers; Charles McColl, Mike Kennedy, Nick & Susan Wlasiuk, ushers; Evelyn Roth, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Denny Shannon family, Peg Hines, Bridgette Schrickel, offertory.

Templo Cristiano

Contemporary English service: Worship team, music leaders. Sermon, “A Love That Doesn’t Quit: True Love Is A Lifetime Commitment,” Rod Rodriguez. Bilingual second service: worship team, music. Sermon, “’Selah’ Finding Rest For Your Soul,” honoring National Women’s Day, Eunice Reyes.

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