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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Pure Desire- Break Through/Break Free: An Age Old Issue,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Gary & Nancy Grieser, Ty, Angie, Ethan & Logan Stuckey, greeters; Randy Nafziger, Melissa Valentine, song leaders; Nancy Roynan, worship leader; Steve Nafziger, Char Roth, Nancy Roynon, scripture readers. Message, “A Third Way,” David Elkins; prayer, Regina Wenger.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Buffy Riley, prelude & offertory; Melissa Kinkaid, Emma Cobb, Emily Roth, Sydney Cobb, Shanti Wyse; greeters; Andrea Schnitkey, scripture reader; Erika Nofziger, chorister. Message, “Obey My Voice,” Ryan Nafziger.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed & Jane Waidelich, greeters; Jenni Beck, prelude, offertory; adult praise band, gathering songs; Tim Beth & Kennedy Morr; Evan Rufenacht, song leader; Lesa, Lauren & Lana King, mission moment. Meditation, “Prayer Helps” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader, prelude; Karen Stuckey, interlude, offering; Jackie Lehman, worship leader; Howard & Carolyn Snyder, Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Doug & Ruth Meyer, Howard & Carolyn Snyder, greeters; Jeff Kauffman, childrens time; Bonnie Stuckey, prayer. Message, “In the depths of the mess, there goes the spirit,” Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg,

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Kade Kern, acolytes; Dave Walker, Brent Winzeler, Norm & Ann Fether, Jay & Karla Pursel, ushers; David & Crissi Stuckey, Phyllis Swietzer, Nancy Ries, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; JoAnn Short, worship leader; chancel choir, “Worthy of Praises”; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist. Praise band, music. Sermon, “Fulfillment,” Erich Christman. Altar flowers given in memory of Candice Leatherman & Lowell Leu by Jon & Alice Leatherman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Dick Selgo, liturgist; special music, “God Shall Wipe Away All Tears,” praise ensemble. Childrens message and sermon, “The End, or Not…” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Fourth Sunday of Easter worship service led by James Strawn. Brayden Herman, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist. Brass Angels handbell choir directed by Mary Leininger, “Finlandia.”

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: East Four. Mark & Sue Miller, Keith Oyer, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Deb Volkman, Mike Weaver, lectors; Jane Richer, acolyte; Beth Lienau, organist; Jennifer Grime, chats with children and Faith Legacy Blessing. Sermon, “Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Fourth Sunday of Easter service with Holy Communion. Spencer Short, acolyte; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; Kris Jemmott, Robin Trudel, Dana Bjorlin, Jim Wyse, Brenda Shibler, communion assistants. Childrens sermon and message, “Listening to the Shepherd,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Fourth Sunday of Easter Time were said for Shorty & Rosie Dominique, Mike Britenriker, and the people. Sermon, “Up Out Of The Darkness,” Stephen Stanbery. Sharan Mignin, Theresa McColl, Jeff Schmitt, Kim Garrow, John Smith, Vicki Williams, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Larry Zachrich, Amy Zientek, lectors; Elizabeth Mignin, Mason Miller, Karter Zachrich, Caden, Delaney & Brennan Garrow, servers; Bryan Miller, Theresa & Charles McColl, ushers; Mary Evans, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Bryan Miller family, Theresa McColl, Karen Dominique, offertory. Tridentine mass held in the afternoon.

Templo Cristiano

Contemporary English service: Worship team, music leaders. Sermon, “What do I have to Give: My Tithes/Offering,” Rod Rodriguez. Bilingual second service: Worship team, music. Guest speaker from Venezuela spoke about being a peaceful person.

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