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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Maria Wagner, scripture reader; mission moment, Jeff & Mary Shadowen, Basque, Kent Morton, Albania. Message, Psalm 37: “When the wicked ones prosper,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Bev Miller, Daryl & Bonnie Beck, greeters; Emma Dowdy, prelude, offertory, postlude; Anita Roth, song leader; Janice Nafziger, worship leader; Valetta Kaczor, childrens time; Gerald Kaczor, moment in missions. Message, “Paper-Rock-Scissors,” David Elkins; prayer, Regina Wenger. The Kaczors and daughter Carla are missionaries from Brazil.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Brittany Spotts, prelude & offertory; Rod & Rose Miller, Jeremy, Meagan, Jace, Brody & Devin Beck, greeters; Mark Beck, worship leader & chorister; Nikki Aeschliman, Kellie Creighton, childrens lesson; Kelly Schmucker, scripture reader. Received as new members: Stephen & Skye Buehrer, Rose Miller, Matt Weaver. Message, “How Great Is Our God?” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Walt & Shirley Short, greeters; Marcia Lehman, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Kent & Mary Sauder family, worship leaders; Evan Rufenacht, song leader. Baby dedication: Carter Jason Mansfield, son of Jason & Ellen; Desiree Claire Cordy, daughter of Brett & Chelsea; Ezekiel Jairus Mayfield, son of Malcolm & Britany, with special music, “I Get to Be the One,” by J.J. Heller and signed by Stacy Smith. Meditation, “Mercy, Not Sacrifice; Equality, Not Privilege,” Sam Black. Sharing and prayer, Naomi Engle.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Baptism Sunday. Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, worship leader; Max & Brenda Aeschliman, Ty Yoder, Cork & Patsy Nofziger, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Merle & Charlene Short, Greg Short, greeters; Jeff Kauffman, childrens stories; Anya Kauffman, Brandon Berry, Rebekah Liechty, Ben Zimmerman, testimonies & baptism by immersion. Reception followed.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Lydia Whiteman, acolyte; Greg Walker, John Graber, Kim, Michael, Cayla & Toby Walker, ushers; Dave & Page Miller, Roger & Sandy Miller, greeters; Jim Redd, song & worship leader; music by praise band; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist. Prelude, offertory, benediction and special music, “Festive Trumpet Tune,” Andrew Rohrs, trumpet, Larry Beck, guest organist. Sermon, “Our Uniqueness- Understanding,” Erich Christman. Larry Beck, guest organist.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Gloria Wagner, liturgist, and childrens message; Addisyn Grooms, ministry of music. Message, “David” sermon series: King,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Pentecost Eight Worship with Holy Communion. Larry & Sandy Brandt, Rich & Andrea Thiel, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Sherry Schweinhagen, Mike Weaver, lectors; Brandon Taylor, Jane Richer, acolyte; music, worship team; Jennifer Grime. Sermon, “Beyond Us and Them,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for Marcel Bonin and Helen Dalton. Sermon, “Do It Simply Because We Want To,” Stephen Stanbery. John Briskey, Sam Grime, Amy Zientek, Peaches Holland, Theresa McColl, Rev. John White, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Susan Wlasiuk, Arlene Hicks, lectors; Maddie Thatcher, Lyndsay Gladieux, Kassidy Zientek, Catherine Row, Grace & Wyatt Rita, servers; Mike Coressel, Charles McColl, Nick Wlasiuk, Jeff Schmitt, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Juanita Arend, Nick Wlasiuk, offertory.

Templo Cristiano

Contemporary English Service: Worship team, music leaders; Kevin Baez, worship leader. Sermon, “Perseverance; The Best is Yet to Come,” Rod Rodriguez. Bilingual second service: “Aclamad Al Senor,” praise team; Jr. Rodriguez, worship leader. Sermon, Misael Rodriguez.

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