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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Joshua Rupp, Gaylord, Mich., and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalm 10,” Caleb Barrows, co-planter for the Neighborhood Church, Adrian, Mich.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Jerry & Steph King, Levi & Mary Lou Beck, greeters; Kristi Miehls, music team, song leader; Carolyn Short, worship leaders; Elaine Weyandt, scripture reader; Charles Nafziger, moment in mission. Message, “Family Matters,” Regina Wenger; prayer, Dave Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Andrew Spotts, worship leader; Richard & Shirley Stuckey, Steve Sarah, Grace, Samuel Lydia, Daniel Hastings, greeters; Kauffman Praise Band with Kristen Riley as soloist, music; Joe Graber, chorister; Zelma Kauffman, Simon Short, Todd Schmucker, scripture readers. Message, “Solomon’s Kingship,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed & Jane Waidelich, greeters; Jenni Beck, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Eric & Marla Miller family, worship leaders; Arlan Beck, song leader; Chelsea Cordy, childrens moments. Meditation, “I Didn’t Expect This!” Naomi Engle; sharing and prayer, Sam Black.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, offering; Bekah Liechty, interlude, offering; Joyce Yoder, song leader; Troy Roth, worship leader; Howard & Carolyn Snyder, Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Dan & Karen Ruth, Lonnie & Carol Short, greeters; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, prayer. Message, “Now That’s a Good Story!” Jeff Kauffman.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Josie Grieser, acolyte; Brad Enderle, Ben & Sue Buehrer, Susie Enderle, ushers Maggie Enderle, Bud & Tootie Beck, Mary Ellen Johnson, Nancy Ries, greeters; Mike Meyer, song & worship leader; praise band, music; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist. Prelude, Emma Nafziger, “10,000 Reasons”; special music, Annie Foote, Deb Schnitkey, Mike Meyer, Joel Foote, “May the Lord Watch Over You.” Sermon, “Farewell,” Adam Just. Altar flowers and bulletins given in honor of Adam, Sara, Sam, Joey, Nate and Ru Just.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Bev Emch, liturgist & childrens message. Message, “’David’ sermon series: part 1, Saul,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost worship service led by James Strawn. Samuel Cox, acolyte; Hannah

Carothers, organist. Altar flowers given by Ron & Mary Hausch in honor of their 54th wedding anniversary and their great-granddaughter’s first birthday.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: VBS Sunday. Worship with Holy Communion. Larry & Sandy Brandt, Gene & Barb May, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Micah Grime, Tim Hausch, lectors; Brandon Taylor, acolyte; Brett Grime, organist. Sermon, “Worship Without a Prayer,” Jeffrey Corder. VBS closing: “Cave Quest – Following Jesus” was held. Sanctuary flowers given by the children of Rob & Linda Mahnke in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Butch & Noah Blankenship, ushers; Addison Ziegler, acolyte; Zach Basselman, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; Adam Grisier, guitar; Kenzie Short, percussion. Mark & Erin Erbskorn, “Just a Closer Walk with Thee,” offering music. Childrens message and sermon, “It’s You,” Paul Reichert. Chancel flowers placed in honor of Pat Basselman’s 75th birthday.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for the people and Pat Arend. Sermon, “Don’t Take Lines Out Of Context,” Stephen Stanbery. Barb Britenriker, Charles & Theresa McColl, Karen Dominique, John Smith, Amy Zientek, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Dick & Evelyn Roth, greeters; Linda Lauber, Jennifer Smith, lectors; Elizabeth Mignin, Wyatt Ritta, Reese Ankney, Mason Miller, Kassidy Zientek, Lyndsay Gladieux, servers; Sam Grime, Mike Britenriker, Nick Wlasiuk, Frank Smith, ushers; Mary Evans, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Juanita Arend, Arlene Hicks, offertory.

Templo Cristiano

Contemporary English Service: Dawn Rodriguez, Rueben Cuevas and worship team, music leaders. Sermon, “Using Wisdom,” Kevin Baez. Bilingual second service: Jesse Torres, worship leader; Joe & Neydi Torres, ushers. Sermon, “The Necessity of Prayer,” Misael Rodriguez.

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