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Archbold Evan. Mennonite

Nancy Wyse, prelude; Kent and Angie (Schumacher) Morton, Missions Moment; offertory, I’m Standing On The Solid Rock by Mens Quartet. Message, “What We’re About: Loving People,” by Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; Missions Moment, offertory and message same as first service.

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

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Marilyn LaPlanate, organist; Ivy Nehls, lector; Stuart Wyse, acolyte. Sermon, “Whose Job Is It Anyway?” by Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: Blue Jeans Church and meal, 5:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 6:30 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Bobbie Stuckey and Bill Stuckey, prelude, offertory; Mary Lou Thomas, worship leader; Pete King, chorister; special music by Karen Wyse and the Bible school students. Message, “Crossing the River,” by Cliff Brubaker.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Sauder, song leader; Karen Ruth, worship leader; Joyce Yoder, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Duane Sauder, Tony Sauder, Ruben Yoder, ushers; Mary Beck, Fannie Tovey, Fern Schrock, Lois King, greeters; Lori Bontrager, children’s focus. Sermon, “Tending the mission of God in the world…’with Sunshine'” by Betty Holland.

Wednesday: PRCR, 4:30 p.m.; MYF executive committee, 6:30 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Jen Nafziger, music for gathering, offertory; Megan and Michael Bruner, welcome; Gary Nafziger and music team, songs of praise; Keith Bruner, scripture reader; special music arranged by Steve Nafziger. Sermon, “It’s All About the Fruit,” by Wanda Stopher; Dana Short, passing the peace; Charles Nafziger, prayer of God’s people.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: John and Mary Clair, ushers; Krista Leupp, Caroline Vonier, acolytes; Rick Stotzer, liturgist. Message by David David.

Wednesday: Radical hospitality team meeting, 6:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time were for the intentions of Paul Young and Pat Arend. Sermon, “Divine Care of the Lord,” by Gary Ferguson. Ellen, Grace, and Meggie Yoder, Tori Williams, Emerson and Ian Radabaugh, servers; Mari Yoder, John Downey, Melissa Krueger, Susan Saaf, Juanita Arend, and Jim Rivello, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Dexter Krueger and Mary Ann Thatcher, lectors; Andy Dominique, Frank and John Smith, ushers; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Tom Singer, music; Juanita Arend, offertory. Ava Marie O’Brien, daughter of James and McKenna, was baptised.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dinah Rice, Rachel Brader, acolytes; Susie Enderle, Bill and Mary Degler, Bill and Kathy Bostelman, Ralph and Bonnie Grieser, ushers; Todd and Jill Nafziger, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Dianne Wyrick, worship leader; Children’s Moment; Women’s Chorus, Instruments of Your Peace. Sermon, “Unearned Credits,” by Erich Christman.

Wednesday: Resonate, 7 p.m.; Christian Education Team, 7:30 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Doris Liechty, Marvin Grieser, greeters; Ruth Dinius, worship leader; Jeff Roth, song leader; Alysa Sauder, prelude; Debbie David, mission moment; special music arranged by Dave Sauder. Meditation, “Birthed in Power: Released to Witness,” by Rick Stoner.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m. at fairgrounds.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Beth Lienau, organist; Julie Patterson, Mike Weaver, lectors. Sermon by Dale Kern.


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