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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude; offertory How Deep The Father’s Love For Us, by ladies ensemble. Message, “The Beginnings of Belief: The Restoration,” by Brad Bame, communion. Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory, message and communion same as first service.

Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Bill Stuckey, prelude, offertory; Brian Rufenacht, worship leader; Keith Short, chorister; Nancy Nofziger, children’s lesson. Message, “Seeds, Pearls, Yeast and a Fishing Net,” by Jackie Wyse.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Kevin Sauder, song leader; John and Joy Betts, worship leaders; Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Don and Mary Oesch, Neil and Kathy Nofziger, greeters; Michael Ruth, special music. Sermon, “New Heaven, New Earth? Now!” by Allen Rutter.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Anita Roth and the Music Team, music for gathering and songs of praise; Joyce Klingelsmith, welcome; Doug Kauffman and the MYF, Good Action News. Sermon by Luke Nagy; Clara Beck, offertory.

United Methodist

Sunday: Gary and Carolyn Fidler, Ken and Cathy Laub, ushers; Erin Erbskorn, acolytes; Karen Vonier, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Ashley Short, Kyle Beck, acolytes; Chris Ott, Chris and Toni Neuenschwander, Kenny and Sandi Cowell, Becky and Jacob Ott, ushers; Tim and Sue Grieser, Dave and Paige Miller, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Karen Rice, children’s moment. Special music, Amazing Grace, by Jacob Gobrogge. Sermon, “Synching Life and Law,” by Erich Christman.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Emile and Ann Cerda, greeters; Jessica Short, prelude; Sandy Aeschliman, Emily Short, Andrea Aeschliman, worship leaders; Justin Roth, song leader. Meditation, “Revolution of Hope,” by Rick Stoner.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Worship team, music leader; Sherri Schweinhagen, Jodi Hulbert, lectors; flowers celebrating Esther Ar- nos’ life. Sermon by Lanny Zup.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time for intentions of Pat Arend and Emerence Grime. Sermon, “Jesus is the Sower of the Seed,” by Gary Ferguson. Grant Rupp, Emerson and Ian Radabaugh, Cassidy Williams, Madeline Schrickel, Garrett Grime, servers; Juanita Arend, Amelia Avina, John Briskey, Leonard Gustwiller, Therese Wylie, John Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Melissa Krueger, Donna Miller, lectors; Dexter Krueger, Sam Jaramillo, Jim Rivello, Charles McColl, ushers; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Cindy Krueger, Greg Grime, offertory; Tom Singer, music.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Taylor Dickman, acolyte; Zach and Jessica Gerick, ushers; Steve Basselman, organist; Jacob Badenhop, guitar; Jacob Thatcher, percussion; Melanie Nagel, keyboard. Sermon, “Good Soil,” by Aaron Stamper, seminarian.

Wednesday: Blue Jeans Church and meal, 5:30 p.m.

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