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News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; offertory, Word of God Speak, Dan Yoder. Message, “Hope Revealed! The Modern Problem of Reading Revelation,” Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, Worship Team practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Aaron Stuckey and Praise Band, worship leaders. Message by Gloria Beck.

Wednesday: MYF Freshman Welcome.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jennifer, Karen, and Michael Ruth, call to worship; Jim Sauder, song leader; Phil Rich, worship leader; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Duane Sauder, Tony Sauder, Ruben Yoder, ushers; Marv and Vicki Nafziger, Cork and Patsy Nofziger, greeters. Sermon, “God’s Third Way Vision,” Stanley Green, President of Mennonite Mission Network

Wednesday: Elders, 5 p.m.; LOGOS Parent meeting and MYF, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Lauren Stuckey, music for gathering; Bev Armstrong, welcome; Gary Nafziger and Music Team, songs of praise; Deana Beck, Good Action News; Lindsey and Neal Beck, scripture readers. Sermon, “Signature Fragrance,” Wanda Stopher; Lindsey and Wanda, SST Experience; Sid Rameriz, offertory.

Wednesday: MYF 2008 kickoff, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Virginia McRobbie, Bev Bettison, greeters; Mike and Shirley Sullivan, Brian Huffman, ushers; Evan Wyse, acolytes; Colleen Bernath, organist; Rick Stotzer, liturgist. Message by David David.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Olley Short, Michael Walker, acolytes; Ann Fether, Ron and Karen Rice, Ben and Sue Buehrer, Ben and Tiffany Johnston, ushers; Bob and Carol DeVries, Nancy Ries, Carolyn Walker, greeters; Tim Rutledge, worship leader; Linda Rutledge, song leader; Nancy Rupp, children’s moment; Drama, “His Name,” Deborah P Brunt; special music, There Is Power in Jesus’ Name, Norm Fether, Lynn Lehman, Ed Ruffer, Deb Schnitkey. Sermon, “Team Captain,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: JYF cookout 6 p.m.; SYF, 7 p.m.; Chancel Choir practice, 7:30 p.m. West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Roger and Beth Weber, greeters; Laurie Nofziger, prelude. Joyclyn Nafziger, worship leader, Brian Waidelich, song leader. Meditation, “Revisioning the Kingdom,” Rick Stoner.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Sunday School rally with presentation of Bibles to fifth grade students. Tom and Joetta Henry, Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Mike Weaver, lectors; Mary Grime, organist; duet by Ralph and Rose Brown. Sermon by Dale Kern.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and 21st Sunday in ordinary time for intentions of Paul Young and Pat Arend. Sermon, “Recognizing Jesus,” Gary Ferguson. Austin Wilson, Travis Jaramillo, Emerson Radabaugh, Madeline Schrickel, Julia Lambert, servers; Donna Miller, Megan Cordes, John Briskey, Leonard Gustwiller, Jake Grime, Therese Wylie, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Theresa McColl and Joan Garber, lectors; Larry Miller, Earl Reiniche, Keith Radabaugh, Russ Lambert, ushers; Norbert Lisak, rosary leader; Tom Singer, music. Jadelynn Lou Whitacre, daughter of Greg and Amy, was welcomed into the parish through baptism. Jeanne Black and her son, Jessen, were welcomed as new members.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Stephen Manahan, acolyte; offertory song, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Jo Ann Liechty, Mike and Jessica Short, bell trio; Angie Avers, lector; Janet, Stuart, Jim Wyse, ushers. Children’s message and sermon, “So How About You?” Paul Reichert. Jacob Badenhop, guitarist; Rick Breier, pianist; Steve Basselman, worship coordinator.

Wednesday: Blue Jean church and meal, 5:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 6:30 p.m.; catechism students, parents, mentors meeting, 7 p.m.

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