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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nathaniel Miles, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians: Humiliation: crucified,” Jesse Kahler.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Shawn, Jenna, Camryn & Courtney Stuckey, Wade & Andrea Schnitkey, greeters; MYF praise band, prelude & offertory; Dave Schrock, worship leader; Randy Stuckey, chorister; Angie Wyse, childrens lesson. Parent/child dedication for Cooper Douglas, Addison Jo & Caitlin Ann, children of Chase & Molly Stuckey; Eisele Ann Stuckey, daughter of Clay & Rebecca. Message, “Grateful Generosity,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Lyle & Donna Friesen, greeters; Pam Graber, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Stan & Susan Roth family, worship leaders; John King, song leader; Judy Nofziger, childrens moment. Meditation, “After the Great Entrance,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Kevin Sauder, song leader; Mark Nafziger, worship leader; Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Ty Yoder, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Al & Ginny Liechty, Jan Nofziger, greeters. Message, “Fix It Jesus!” Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Palm Sunday Service. Josie Grieser, acolytes; Bill Bostelman, Jim Grieser, Keith, Kim, Kade & Krayton Kern, ushers; Brad & Aimee Roth, Mark & Tammy Nofziger, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Jan Lindsay, worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist. Palm Processional, Jr. church K-5th graders; chancel choir, “Blessed is He Who Comes.” Sermon, “Giving Up Popularity,” Erich Christman. Altar flowers by Joan Grieser in memory of loved ones.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Jami Nathan, bell choir, introit; liturgist; Jami Nathan, childrens moments; chancel choir, special music. Childrens moments and sermon, “Death Is Life,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Palm Sunday in Lent worship service led by James Strawn. Samuel Cox, crucifer, Colton Wood, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist. Readings included Deuteronomy 32:36-39; Philippians 2:5-11, Luke 23:1-56. Claudia Carol Schmucker, daughter of Aaron and Abbi, was adopted into God’s family through Holy Baptism. Brass handbell choir, directed by Mary Leininger, “Hosanna Chimes,” and choir, directed by Sari Leininger, sang “As A Little Child.”

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Palm Sunday were said for Chris Short and the people. Sermon was by Stephen Stanbery. Susan Saaf, John Briskey, Sharan Mignin, Kim Garrow, John Smith, Leonard Gustwiller, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Nick & Susan Wlasiuk, Steve & Barb Dominique, greeters; Susan Wlasiuk, Donna Miller, Larry Zachrich, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Jared & Josh Kidder, Elizabeth Mignin, Caden, Brennan & Delaney Garrow, servers; Nick Wlasiuk, A.J. Damman, Chuck McColl, Jim Rivello, ushers; Theresa Bennett, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Mike Coressel, Nick Wlasiuk, offertory. Tridentine Mass, afternoon.

Templo Cristiano

Contemporary English service: “This is Amazing Grace,” TCAG worship team, music leaders. Sermon, “Set Free-Breaking the Bondage of Sin,” Rod Rodriguez. Bilingual second service: “The Presence of the Lord is Here,” worship team. Sermon, “Praise the King,” Misael Rodriguez.

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