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Third Sunday of Easter

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Hard-Things, Hard-People: 2 Timothy 2,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Melissa Stevens, Levie Rufenacht, Gabe Beck, Amy Cover, greeters; Anita Roth, prelude, offertory; Duane Beck, song leader, Brad & Chris Mosier, worship leaders. Message, “Best Meal Ever,” Dave Elkins; prayer by Regina Wenger.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Meagan, Jace, & Brody Beck, prelude; Mark Graber, worship leader; Art & Mary Lou Thomas, Todd & Joy Short, greeters; Nancy Nofziger, chorister; Laurin Wyse, scripture; mens choir, offertory & special music. Skit, Adam Cobb, Todd Schmucker, Corrie Riley, Simon Short, Jenny Stuckey, Galen Nofziger. Message, “Grains, Chains, and Missionary Zeal,” Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Tim, Beth, & Kennedy Morr, greeters; Jenni Beck, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Lisa Aeschliman, worship leader; John King, song leader; Janet Myers & Beth Morr, childrens moment. Meditation, “Pray It Forward,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Corey Smeltzer.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Karsen Pursel, Alexa Martinez, acolytes; Tim Grieser, Brent Winzeler, Matt & Kim Hines, Brad & Aimee Roth, ushers; Ryan & Devin Bernath, Jed & Jen Grime, greeters; Mike Meyer, song leader; Deb Schnitkey, accompanist; Josie Grieser, Josee Grime, childrens message; jr. choir, “This Is How We Know.” Emily Hines, Kylie Sauder, Josee Grime, Josie Grieser, presentations. Altar flowers sponsored by Marvin & Norma Fish for their 63rd anniversary.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday Worship. Mark & Sue Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Deb Volkman, Mike Weaver, lectors; Gabe Chapa, acolyte; Mary Grime, organist; Jennifer Grime, chats with children. Sermon, “Immanuel, God With Us,” Seminarian Robert Bruggeman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Gloria Wagner liturgist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; Gloria Wagner, childrens moments; special music, “Grace,” chancel choir. Message, “The Storm Series: part 2,” Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Affirmation of baptism for Mason Conway & Erin Reichert. Addison Ziegler, acolyte; Mason Conway, lector; Collins family, ushers; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; Mason Conway, Erin Reichert, Peg Bjorlin, Deb Buehrer, Brenda Shibler. Chancel choir anthem, “Redeemer.” Childrens message and sermon, “Light and New Sight,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Third Sunday of Easter Time were said for Sue Dominique, Thelma Young, and the people. Sermon, “Liturgy of Life,” Stephen Stanbery. John Briskey, Sharan Mignin, Theresa McColl, Arlene Hicks, Mary Evans, John Smith, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Kevin & Elizabeth Seibert, Chuck & Theresa McColl, greeters; Theresa McColl, Judy Smith, lectors; Natalie & Oliver Seibert, Sam Jaramillo, Grace & Wyatt Ritta, Kassidy Zientek, servers; Chuck McColl, Dave Gustwiller, Mike Britenriker, Mike Schrickel, ushers; Mary Evans, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Pattie & Audrey Dominique, Marie Geesey, offertory.

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