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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Sunday: Nancy Roth, praiselude; VBS choir, offertory. Message, “What We’re About: Loving God,” Brad Bame. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing, Worship Team Band; offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, Worship Team practice.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost; Ellie Sonnenberg, acolyte; Marilyn Opdycke, lector; Steve Basselman, worship coordinator; Butch, Hannah, Noah, and Amy Blankenship, ushers. Sermon, “A Table for Dinner and Salvation,” Paul Reichert.

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

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Randy Kauffman and Praise Band, prelude, offertory, music; Kathy King, childrens lesson. Message, “Known and Welcomed Still,” Jessica Schrock Ringenberg.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Sauder, song leader; Lori Bontrager, worship leader; Karen Stuckey, prelude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Duane Sauder, Tony Sauder, Ruben Yoder, ushers; Carl and Martha Yoder, Merle and Charlene Short, greeters.

Wednesday: VBS at West Clinton.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Rita Bilen, music for gathering; Gerald Schoenhals, welcome; Dwight Kauffman and Music Team, song leaders, communion, offertory; Marv and Darlene Rohrer Meck, Michael and Dana Short, scripture readers. Sermon, “A Hard Teaching,” Wanda Stopher; Mary Lou Beck, prayer.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: John and Anna Funk, greeters; Mike and Shirley Sullivan, Tom and Nancy Vershum, ushers; Krista Leupp , Caroline Vonier, acolytes; Chancel Choir, Cal O’Connor, director; Vickie Radel, liturgist. Message, David David.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for the Vigil and the Tenth Sunday of Ordinary Time were for intentions of Bard Young and Donald Grime. Sermon, “Forgiveness and Healing,” Gary Ferguson. Emerson and Ian Radabaugh, David Lauber, Grace, Meggie and Ellen Yoder, servers; Karen Dominique, Denny Shannon, John Smith and Therese Wylie, extraordinary ministers of holy communion; Linda Lauber, Evelyn Roth, lectors; Keith Radabaugh, Mike Britenriker Jr., Richard Roth, Jim Rivello, ushers; Pat Cousino, rosary leader; Tom Singer, music; Mary, Barbara, Jake and Jason Grime, offertory.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Olley Short, Delaney Nofziger, acolytes; Ann Fether, Bill and Mary Degler, Bill and Kathy Bostelman, Ralph and Bonnie Grieser, ushers; Tim and Sue Grieser, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, greeters; Lynne Christman, accompanist; Mike Meyer, song leader; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; Beth Wanemacher, children’s moment. Sermon, “The Works of the Potter.”

Wednesday: Women’s Choir practice, 7:30p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Lawrence and Marjora Miller, greeters; Brenda Beck, prelude; Merrill Nofziger, worship leaders; Jeff Roth, song leader; VBS Superintendents, children’s moment. Meditation, “How Messy Might Things Get?” Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: MYF parents meeting, 8:30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with holy communion. Music by Worship Team; Julie Patterson, Mike Weaver, lectors. Sermon, “Black Swallowtail Butterfly,” Dale Kern.

Wednesday: Confirmation summer school, 1 p.m.; VBS Fairlawn outing, 6:30 p.m.

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