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Epiphany Seven

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “PATTERNS in Genesis-JACOB part 2: Our God of the BIG and small,” Genesis 28-31, Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Brenda Holdsworth, prelude, offertory; Kristi Miehls & music team, song leader; Lynn Roth, worship leader; moment in mission, Pete Nofziger, Kairos prison ministry. Message, “Doormat or Welcome Mat?” Luke 6:27-38, Dave Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Art & Donna Chupp, Eldon & Jan Birky, greeters; Mark Graber, worship leader; Ivan & Jen Cobb, music; Chris Keiser, prelude; Brody Beck, offertory; Megan Weaver, childrens lesson; Bette Dahl, scripture. Message “Fights and Quarrels,” Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Kent, Mary and Heather Sauder, greeters; Jenni Beck, worship leader; Marcia Lehman, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Eric Lehman, song leader; Judy Nofziger, childrens moment. Meditation, “We Can’t Stop Speaking…” Acts 4:23-31, Ryan Harker.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Gavin Walker, Rayne Kinsman, acolytes; Greg Walker, Mark & Tammy Nofziger, Bev Beaverson, Marilyn Baron, Tim Beck, Mark Beltz, ushers; JoAnn Short, worship leader; David Stuckey, song leader; Buffy Riley, accompanist; bells, “Great Is The Lord”; chimes, “Oh How I Love Jesus.” Sacrament of baptism for Joanna Young, daughter of Alex and Jenny. Sermon, “Amazing Grace,” Ephesians 2:1-10, Erich Christman. United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; ministry of music, chancel choir; Cindy Rose, liturgist. Childrens message and sermon, “The Wicked and Wrongdoers,” Psalm 37, Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Worship led by James Strawn, pastor. Jacob Foster, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist; youth choir, “Lord of Glory, You Have Bought Us”; confirmation handbells, “Beautiful Savior,” directed by Mary Leininger. Sermon, “Joy of Forgiveness,” Genesis 45:3-15, I Corinthians 15:21-26, 30-42; Luke 6:27-38, James Strawn. Chancel flowers by family of Carl & Judy Miller for 54th wedding anniversary.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Brent & Linda Petersen, Gregg & Sarah Kruse, ushers; Gabe & Bella Chapa, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist; Julie Patterson, lector. Sermon, “The Christ Nourished Life,” Luke 6:27-38, Jeffrey Corder.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for Bea Vega and Bobby & Allen Dominique. Sermon, “Always Go The Extra Mile,” Stephen Stanbery, assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon. Larry Zachrich, extraordinary minister of Holy Communion; Chris Lopez, greeter; Stephen Bernath, Dexter Krueger, lectors; Caden & Brennan Garrow, Karter Zachrich, servers; Pete Grime, Tami Kunesh, Steve & Barb Dominique, ushers; Chris Lopez, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; David & Sara Dominique, offertory.

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