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Transfiguration Sunday

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Gordon Schumacher, scripture. Baptism candidates: Kraig & Shannon Keiser, Carol Marshall. Message, “PATTERNS in Genesis JACOB part 3: “Fighting,” Genesis 32, Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Steve & Beth Aeschliman, Sheila Gruenhagen, Bev Miller; Brenda Holdsworth, prelude, offertory; Anita Roth & music team, song leader; Tyson Stuckey, worship leader; Laura Nafziger, childrens time. Message, “Transfigured Splendor and Death,” Luke 9:28-43a, Matt Weaver, associate pastor, Lockport.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Pete, Luana, & Todd King, Stephanie & Natalie Schmucker, greeters; Jeff Wyse, worship leader; young adult praise band, music; Melissa Kincaid, prelude & offertory; childrens bell choir, special music; Steve Hastings, childrens lesson; Maddy Roth, scripture. Message, “Testing Through Wealth,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Doug & Nancy Yoder, Micah Yoder, greeters; Arlan & Brenda Beck, worship leaders; Jenni Beck, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; John King, song leader; Sandy Aeschliman, childrens moment. Meditation, “Serious Business,” Acts 5: 1-11, Ryan Harker; mission moment, Fairlawn Haven.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Cahle Roth, Krayton Kern, acolyte; Bruce Wooley, Jim Grieser, ushers; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; Andrew Rohrs, song leader; Buffy Riley, accompanist; praise band, music; chancel choir, “Praise to the Lord, Alleluia. Sermon, “Being a Sweet Scent,” 2 Corinthians 2:14-17, Philippians 2:1-11, Erich Christman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; ministry of music, chancel choir; Royal Short, liturgist and childrens message. Sermon, “Three Tents,” Luke 9:28-36, Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Worship led by James Strawn, pastor. Geoffrey Yoder, acolyte; Hannah Carothers, organist; elders Tyson Moss, Einstein Francis, communion assistants; confirmation handbells, “It Is Well With My Soul,” directed by Mary Leininger. Sermon, “To Pray,” Deuteronomy 4:1-12, Hebrews 3:1-6, Luke 9:28-36, James Strawn. Chancel flowers by Billye Leininger in memory of Mark Leininger.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Mark & Susan Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Brady Bacik, Carter Kruse, Jenna Mahnke, acolytes; Sing A New Song worship team; Deb Volkman, Dean Genter, lectors. Sermon, “Redeemed, Refreshed, Prepared and Ready,” Farrukh Kahn, POBLO International, Christian mission.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Isaac Reichert, acolyte; Cory Erbskorn, lector; Steve Basselman, organist; Beth Reichert, pianist; Josh Basselman, Zach Basselman, Jeremiah Hartman, Erin Reichert, Isaac Reichert, Abbie Short, brass ensemble; chancel choir anthem, “O Come, Let Us Sing.” Childrens message and sermon, “Look and Listen,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 8th Sunday of ordinary time were said for all souls and Matt Kunesh. Sermon, “The Proof Is In The Pudding,” Stephen Stanbery, assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon. Larry Zachrich, extraordinary minister of Holy Communion; Mary Ann Thatcher, John Downey, lectors; Sam Jaramillo, Karter Zachrich, Mason & Brooks Miller, Brittney, Karley, and Anissa Ramirez, servers; Bryan & Jessica Miller, Charles McColl, Tami Kunesh, ushers; Teresa Bennet, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Bryan Miller family, Marianne Francis, and Tami Kunesh, offertory.



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