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Fourth Sunday of Easter

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offering. Message, “John 6: 22- 29; Gather: Feast & Feast Again,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Melissa Stevens, Levie Rufenacht, Gabe Beck, Kaitlyn Elkins, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Anita Roth, song leader, Jen Nafziger, music for gathering; Tyson & Angie Stuckey, worship leaders; Nancy Grieser, childrens lesson. Message, “Fool’s Gold,” Dave Elkins; prayer by Regina Wenger.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Pete King, music leader; Cork Rufenacht, worship leader; Cork & Peg Rufenacht, Cloyce & Nancy Nofziger, greeters; Jeff Roth, scripture; special music & offertory by the Short family. Parent/child dedication: Evynn Alyse, daughter of Anthony & Ashley Stuckey and Elllyson Rose, daughter of Matt & Bethany Stuckey. Message, “Imitating Jesus,” Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Ed & Jane Waidelich, greeters; Harris King & Kayla Bruner, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Eric & Marla Miller, worship leader; Evan Rufenacht, song leader; Anna Engle, childrens moment. Meditation, “7 Ps of Outreach,” Jess Engle; sharing and prayer, Gary Wyse.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, offertory, interlude; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, worship leader; Jerry & Ladonna Andres; Greg Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Larkin Wise- Chappuis, Brier Chappuis, Frank & Cara Ulrich, greeters; Libby Ringenberg, scripture; Karen Ruth, childrens story. Message by Anne- Cathy Graber; prayer by Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Kenny Walker, Emma Hall, acolytes; Greg Walker, Doug & Nancy Rupp, Brad & Susie Enderle, Curt & Kay Stamm, ushers; Tim & Sue Grieser, Brad & Aimee Roth, greeters; Ed Ruffer, song leader; Lynn Christman, accompanist; Matt Hines, childrens moment; chancel choir, “Oh For A Thousand Tongues.” Sermon, “In The Fog,” Erich Christman. Altar flowers provided by Willie & Donna Buehrer for their 66th anniversary.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Bev Emch, liturgist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; bell choir, introit; Bev Emch, childrens moments; special music, “10,000 Reasons,” Route 2G childrens choir. Message, “The Storm Series: part 3,” Jim Nathan.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mark & Sue Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Tim Hausch, lectors: Allison Bickel, Maddie Thiel, acolytes; Michelle Kruse, organist; worship team, music; Jennifer Grime, chats with children. Sermon, “The Shepherd Of The Sheep,” Jeffrey Corder.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Brady Johns, acolyte; John Poulson, lector; Steve Basselman, pianist/organist; Zach Basselman, Adam Grisier, guitars; Will Collins, MacKenna Whitacre, “Psalm 23.” Adam Grisier, childrens message; bell choir anthem, “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.” Message by Tim Sonnenberg, guest preacher.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 4th Sunday of Easter Time were said for Eileen Goebel, Marcel Bonin, and the intentions of the first communicants. Sermon, “The Life Of The Good Shepherd,” Stephen Stanbery. Special singing of the “Ave Maria” by Courtney Froelich while the first communicants– Payton Dominique, Anna Krueger, Margaret Row, Anna Shields, Daylin Bosco, Kerri Ann Hahn, Brooks Miller, Tessa Seibert, and Olivia Francis– presented roses in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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