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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Danielle Childs, God Speaking, offertory. Sermon, “A Four Letter Word That Cripples A Servant,” by Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude and worship by Worship Team, message, offertory and sermon same as first service.

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

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Prelude and offertory by Praise Band led by Randy Kauffman; Pete King, worship leader; Kathy King, scripture reader. Message, “Staying on Track,” by Cliff Brubaker. Praise Band members, Cody Frey, Joe Graber, Sherm Hathaway, Gina King, Kathy King, Pete King, Mike Mickelson, Randy and Becky Kauffman, Mike Stuckey.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jane Friesen, song leader; Darin Bontrager, worship leader; Bonnie Stuckey, interlude and offertory; David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Virgil and Mary Ann Miller, Tom and Bonnie Stuckey, greeters; Bill Beck and Mark Nafziger, prelude, “Everything,” by Life House; Jessanna Buschur, Jenna Nofziger, Artie Short, Kelcey Frank, Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, reflections. Commission Darin Bontrager for service adventure.

Wednesday: worship commission.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Anita Roth, music for gathering, offertory; Michael Short, welcome; Music Team, songs of praise; Karen Grieser, scripture. Sermon, “Something’s Happening Here!” by Wanda Stopher.

Wednesday: MYF car wash, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Steve and Debbi Russell, greeters; Tom and Nancy Vershum, Brian Huffman, ushers; Erin Erbskorn, acolytes; Colleen Bernath, organist; Vickie Radel, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dinah Rice, Jacob Ott, acolytes; Chris Ott, Chris and Toni Neuenschwander, Pete and Rachel Grieser, Matt and Kim Hines, ushers; Matt and Kim Hines, Dave and Paige Miller, greeters; Ed Ruffer, Mike Meyer, song leader; children’s moment, “God’s Big Backyard,” Amy Christman, Jacob Gobrogge, Steph Schmidt; drama, “Sent Out By The Master,” with Dave Miller, Neal Gobrogge, Jacob Gobrogge, Adam Just. Sermon, “1-3-12-71,” by Erich Christman.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Randy, Deb, Jessica, Becca and Emily Short, greeters; Julie Aeschliman, prelude; Brent Miller, worship leader; commissioning of visitation ministry team. Meditation, “Called to Follow,” by Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time for intention of people of the parish and David Michael Leininger. Sermon, “The Kingdom of God,” by Gary Ferguson. Ellen, Grace, and Meggie Yoder, Julia Lambert, Austin Wilson, servers; Theresa McColl, Therese Wylie, Mari Yoder, Peaches Holland, Nick Wlasiuk, Jim Rivello, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Dexter Krueger, Susan Wlasiuk, lectors; Mike Coressel, Andy Dominique, Russ Lambert, Sam Jaramillo, ushers; Audrey Dominique, rosary leader; Tom Singer, music; Helen Leininger, offertory.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost. Mark Weaver, Melanie Nagel, ushers; Hanna Blankenship, acolyte; Diane Phelps, lector; Special music provided by the Northwesternaires Barbershop Chorus. Sermon, “Keeping Us Off Balance,” by Paul Reichert. Altar flowers given by Dan and Angie Avers for their 25th wedding anniversary.

Wednesday: blue jeans church and meal, 5:30 p.m.

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