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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Children dedicated and parents: Archer Nickolas, Andrew & Allison Bentley; Ross Jones, Nick & Sarra Hudson; Isaac Jacob, Andrew & Brittany Hurst; Kaylei Ann and Brinley Nicole, Tyler & Whitney Jagielski; Maverick Thomas, Tom & Jenae Lammers; Daniel Leyva, Delia Leyva; Maddison Grace, Austin & Jennifer Marihugh; Cecily Renee, Chris & Vanessa Ridley; Riley Marie, Justin & Bethany Rupp; Carley Jean, James & Laura Schmidt; Brody Luke, Luke & Janessa Stuckey; Apphia Josephine & Shiloh Thomas, twins, Josh & Shanda Verhoff; Gemma Alexis, Seth & Anna Wiechers; Demi Jay, Landon & Rachel Wyse; Silas James, Abe & Angela Wyse.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, greeters; music team, offertory; Nancy Roynon, worship leader. Welcoming Isaac King, son of Jeremy & Gretchen. Message, “Humble Pie,” David Elkins; Duane Beck, “Tis a Gift to Be Simple (Simple Gifts)”; Regina Wenger, prayer.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Laurin Waidelich, Josh Wyse, Dennis, Karen, Rachel, & Jackson Kelly, greeters; young adult praise band, music; Pat King, worship leader; Adam Cobb, childrens lesson; Wayne Kauffman, scripture reader. Message, “The House of God and the House of David,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: John & Lisa Aeschliman, Dexter, Andi & Stetson, greeters; Faye Grater, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Nancy Bontrager, worship leader; Pam Graber, song leader. Childrens moment and meditation, “Saying ‘Thank You’ as Outreach,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Joyce Yoder, song leader; Lynette Bontrager, worship leader; Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Ty Yoder, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Steve & Karen Ringenberg, Don & Mary Oesch, greeters; Larry Wyse, prayer. Message, “Hanging in Dissonance,” Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Emily Hines, acolytes; Tim Grieser, Ed & Deb Overmier, Jim Grieser, Sue Grieser, Dave & Karen Walker, ushers; Tim Kleck, Brad & Aimee Roth, greeters; Jim Redd, song & worship leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Mens choir, “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”; Nancy Rupp, childrens message. Infant dedication of Ryan Charles Kinsman, son of Jeremy & Sarah. Sermon, “Living In Me,” Erich Christman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Cindy Rose, liturgist; Bev Emch, childrens moments; special music, chancel choir & bell choir. Message, “Except For Them,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Easter Seven Worship service with Holy Communion. Larry & Sandy Brandt, Rich & Andrea Thiel, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Elizabeth Hulbert, lectors; Brandon Taylor, Natalie & Tamiya Rose, acolytes; worship team, music; primary choir, special music. Sermon, “The Power of a Mother’s Love,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Seventh Sunday of Easter. Annual Music Sunday. Autumn Benecke, Miley Gericke, Issac Reichert, Erin Reichert, prelude; Steve Basselman, organist, choir director; Beth Reichert, pianist; Zach Basselman, Marlyn Krueger, trumpet; Kenzie Short, Katie Short, percussion; Sunday School kids directed by Jen Basselman and Amy Blankenship, “Every Move I Make”; chancel choir, “Christ Is Risen, He Is Risen Indeed,” “O Sifuni Mungu”; adult bell choir, “Cantad al Senor.” Mark Weaver, Shawn Liechty, ushers; Phil Rupp, Todd Ziegler, Kris Jemmott, Jane & Tim Sonnenberg, communion assistants.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Seventh Sunday of Easter Time were said for Rosie Dominique, the people, all mothers, Marcel Bonin and Josie Pigott. Sermon, “We Carry Christ in Us,” Stephen Stanbery. Amy Ziented, John Briskey, Karen Dominique, Julie & Troy Double, Arlene Hicks, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, Judy Smith, lectors; Kassidy Zientek, Wyatt Ritta, Lyndsay Gladieux, Liam Row, Natalie Seibert, Reese Ankney, servers; Steve Dominique, Nick Wlasiuk, John & Frank Smith, ushers; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Pattie Dominique and graduates, offertory. Garrett Grime, Madie Schrickel, & Holly Westfall were honored.

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