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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nathaniel Miles, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “A Study of Philippians: Whatever…Together,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Lent 5. Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, Bev Miller, greeters; Jen Nafziger, prelude; Neil Beck, offertory, postlude; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Dan Sensenig, worship leader; Levie Rufenacht, Jodi Crossgrove, childrens time. Regina Wenger, prayer. Message, “Shalom No. 5,” David Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Shawn, Jenna, Camryn, & Courtney Stuckey, Wade & Andrea Schnitkey, greeters; Kathy King, worship leader; Kauffman Praise Band, music. Parent/ child dedication for Tucker Lynn King, son of Ty & Kayla; Lacey Marie Short, daughter of Adam & Whitney. Message, “Love The Lord Your God,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Steve & Vicki Miller, greeters; Dawn Hauter, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Keith & Janet Myers family, worship leaders; John King, song leader; Jane Bruner, childrens moment; baby dedication of Railey Beth Rufenacht, daughter of Jason & Shay; special music, “In My Arms,” Isaac McClarren. Meditation, “Dealing With Bullies,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Kevin Sauder, song leader; Jeff Kauffman, worship leader; Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Ty Yoder, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Al & Ginny Liechty, greeters; Bruce Whiteman, prayer. Message, “You Shall Go Out With Joy,” Ervin Stutzman.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Kylie Sauder, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Jim Grieser, Brian, Lynne & Cahle Roth, Kreighton Sims, ushers; Brad & Aimee Roth, Mark & Tammy Nofziger, greeters; Jim Redd, worship & song leader; praise band, worship music; Lynne Christman, accompanist; Deb Kauffman, childrens message; childrens choir, “Input/Output.” Sermon, “Giving Up Our Lives-Surrender,” Erich Christman. Altar roses honored the birth of twin boys Aiden Kyle & Owen Eric to Kyle & Jenna Storrer.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Karlin Wyse, liturgist; Gloria Wagner, childrens moments; special music, bell choir & children. Message, “Victory Is Failure,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Fifth Sunday in Lent worship service led by James Strawn. Samuel Cox, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Lent Five Worship with Holy Communion. Larry & Sandy Brandt, Keith & Peg Oyer, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Micah Grime, Jody Hulbert, lectors; Brandon Taylor, acolyte; worship team, music; jr. choir, “One Thing Remains.” Sermon, “More Than Rules,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Fifth Sunday in Lent worship with Holy Communion. Dawson Liechty, acolyte; Susan Dominique, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; Adam Grisier, Zach Basselman, guitar; Kenzie Short, percussion; Will Collins, MacKenna Whitacre, song leaders; chancel choir anthem, “And Can It Be?” Rich Winzeler, Dana Bjorlin, Brenda Shibler, JoAnn Liechty, communion assistants. Childrens message, “Open My Life, Lord,” Paul Reichert; sermon by Marcus Lohrmann, bishop of Northwestern Ohio Synod, ELCA.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Fifth Sunday of Lent were said for Greg Wlasiuk, Hulda & Lester Grime and the people. Sermon, “Go And Sin No More,” Stephen Stanbery. Vicki Williams, Theresa McColl, Karen Dominique, Ruth Solarik, Sharan Mignin, Lois Grime, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Doug & Vicki Williams, Andy & Lois Grime, greeters; Matt Shields, Jennifer Smith, lectors; Austin Wilson, Bryce & Jeron Williams, Catherine Row, Elizabeth Mignin, servers; Nick & Susan Wlasiuk, Andy Grime and John Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Nick & Susan Wlasiuk, Peg Hines, Andy & Lois Grime, offertory. Guest speaker, Robert Rogers spoke on missions.

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