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Evangelical Mennonite

Sunday morning: Bev Nelson, praiselude; “Visual Track I Am,” offertory; message, “Weeds and Seeds: The Delicate Coexistence,” Brad Bame, pastor. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by the worship team; offertory and message same as the first service.

Wednesday evening: Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday morning: 14th Sunday after Pentecost. Al Siewert, scripture reading; children’s message, “Remembering to be Kind”; sermon, “Remember Who Is Really the Host,” Paul Reichert, pastor; altar flowers in honor of Til and Melba Schnitkey”s 60th wedding anniversary; Mitchell Campbell, acolyte; Steve Basselman, worship team leader, Jacob Thatcher, percussionist; Cristie Sevey, soloist; Butch Blankenship, usher team leader.

Wednesday evening: Blue jean church, 5:30 p.m.; potluck meal, 6 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday morning: Trisha King, prelude and offertory; Lynn Short, worship leader; Pete King, chorister; Cliff Brubaker, pastor, childrens lesson and sermon, “Folks Respond to Gods Call.”

Wednesday evening: MYF meets at Anthony and Ashley Stuckey’s home.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday morning: Karen Stuckey, prelude, offering and offertory; Mona Sauder, prayer for God’s people and God’s world; Bob Buschur, Justin King, dramatic reading; Karen Short, Psalm, Jenelle Buschur, Old Testament lesson, children’s time “Meet Jeremiah, the unwilling prophet,” and sermon “Caretakers of God’s Radical Vision,” Ron Guengerich, pastor. Gareth Short, sound system; Mark Frey, Tim Nofziger, video; Glen and Doris Nafziger, Fern Schrock, greeters; David and Linda Nafziger, Jeff Wyse, Brad Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Larry Wyse, transportation; Tim Yoder, nursery.

Wednesday: Elders, 5 p.m., MYF, 6 p.m., adult Bible study, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday morning: Kristie Miehls, music for gathering, offertory; Dwight and Carolyn Kauffman, welcome; music team, songs of praise; Gary and Sandy Stuckey, Jeremy King, Gretchen Wells, scripture reading; Tammy Riegsecker, children’s time; sermon, “Chosen, Adopted, and Loved,” Jeff Smith, pastor; Tim Klopfenstein, Steve Nafziger, Terry Beck and Marlin Klopfenstein, special music, Showers of Blessings; Mike Wyse, prayer of God’s People; Music team and Gary Nafziger, song of blessing.

Wednesday: Morning prayers, 7 a.m., MYF, 6:45 p.m., prayers of praise and petition, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday morning: Garrett, Diane, Chan, and Bryce Tinsman, greeters; John Funk, Bill Walsh, Chan Tinsman, Brian Huffman, ushers; Pat Wyse, sound engineer; Hanna Allison, Krista Leupp, acolytes; Colleen Bernath, organist; Rick Stotzer, liturgist; sermon, David David, pastor.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday morning: Masses for the Vigil and the 22nd Sun. in Ordinary Time were held and were for the intentions of The People of The Parish and Joyce Sanders. The pastor was Gary Ferguson. Aaron and David Lauber, Travis Jaramillo, Eileen, Grace, and Meggie Yoder, Servers; Theresa Wylie, John Yaney, Juanita Arend, Mari Yoder, servers; Amelia Avina, John Briskey, eucharistic ministers; Theresa McColl, Donna Miller, lectors; Andy Dominique, Steve Schroeder, Larry Miller, Mike Britenriker, Jr., ushers; Emerence Grime, rosary leader.

Wednesday: Rosary was recited.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday morning: 14th Sunday after pentecost. Tyler Bechstein, Cody Westfall, aco- lytes; Dean Sauder, Bea Briggs, Linda Heer, Mike & Rachel Kinsman, Greg and Kim Walker, ushers; Wayne and Lynn Lehman, Matt and Kim Hines, greeters; Chad and Michelle Short, kiddie care; James Grime, Jon Schmidt, Dean Sauder, sound and video techs; Lynne Christman, accompanist; Ed Ruffer, Mike Meyer, song leader, special music Amazing Grace, Josh Grieser; sermon, “Our Relationship with God’s People,” Erich Christman, pastor.

Wednesday evening: Faith Village Training, 7 p.m., Chancel choir practice, 7:30.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday morning: 8:00 and 10:30 Sunday worship. Mary Grime, organist; Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; sermon, Dale Kern, pastor. Sunday School and Bible study.

Wednesday: Ladies aid, 1 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday morning: Loveda and Doris Liechty, greeters; Jessica Short, prelude; Brian Waidelich, Seth Graber, special music; sermon, “God’s Possibilities,” Tim Lehman, pastor.

Wednesday: AAMA meets at St. John’s in Archbold.

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