Archbold, OH

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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Vicki Gramling, prelude; offertory, He’s Been Faithful,” church choir. Message, Hope Revealed! The Gospel of Revelation,” Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory, “Hallelujah We Will Sing,” message same as first service.

Wednesday: Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice, high school small groups, choir practice.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Myrna Grove, prelude; John Dinius, worship leader; LaVon Short, chorister; Elwood Graber, scripture reader; music by Worship Team led by Myrna Grove. Message, “For God So Loved,” Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; John Baer, worship leader; Jim Sauder, prelude, interlude and offertory; Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff and Danielle Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers. Lori Bontrager, children’s story, “Chief Maskipiton, Part II.” Sermon, “Peace to This House,” Sherm Kauffman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS Meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS and MYF, 7 p.m.; Dwelling in the Word, 8 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Clara and Gabe Beck, music for gathering; Joyce Klingelsmith, welcome; Melissa Valentine and Music Team, songs of praise; Ron Short, scripture reader. Sermon, “Two Opinions, One Commitment,” Wanda Stopher and Jeff Smith; Lincoln Nafziger and Bev Armstrong, Mission Moment.

Wednesday: MYF, 6:30 p.m.; Kidz Klub, JYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Bernie Haas, Gary Fidler, Bill Decator, Brian Huffman, ushers; Alyssa Ziegler, Krista Leupp, acolytes; Larry Beck, organist; Claiborne Vonier, liturgist. Message, David David.

Wednesday: high school youth, JAM Session, 7 p.m.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Dinah Rice, Delaney Nofziger, acolytes; Susie Enderle, Bea Briggs, Linda Heer, Bill and Tyson Bostelman, Joel and Carrie Wanemacher, ushers; Dale and Ann Grime, Jack and Barb Stover, greeters; Lynn Lehman, song leader; Karen Rice, children’s moment; The Potter’s Hand, chancel choir hymn. Sermon, “A Household of Faith,” Erich Christman.

Wednesday: LOGOS, junior choir, 5:30 p.m.; JYF, 6:30 p.m.; SYF, 7 p.m.; chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.;

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Wes and Evelyn Wyse, greeters; Brenda Beck, prelude; Wes Graber, worship leader; Eric Lehman, song leader; MYF Praise Band, gathering songs; Alysa Sauder, mission moment, “Ark Almighty.” Meditation, “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself,” Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: CQ, JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.; chorus practice for anniversary service, 8:30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Mary Grime, organist; music by Senior Choir; Sherri Schweinhagen, Mike Weaver, lectors. Sermon, Dale Kern.

Wednesday: Weekday school of Religion, 5:45 p.m.; senior choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; Worship Team practice, 8 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for Vigil and 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time for intentions of Donald Grime and Alfred Furcko. Sermon, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words,” Gary Ferguson. Garrett Grime, Madeline Schrickel, Travis Jaramillo, Ian and Emerson Radabaugh, servers; Megan Cordes, Rita Kruse, Karen Dominique, John Downy, Nick Wlasiuk, Mike Britenriker, Jr., extraordinary ministers of Holy communion; Donna Miller, Mary Ann Thatcher, lectors; Sam Jaramillo, Mike Britenriker, Sr., Keith Radabaugh, ushers; Audrey Dominique, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Mary Grime, Nellie Merillat, Cindy and Derrick Krueger, offertory. The parish welcomed Tessa Catherine Seibert, daughter of Kevin and Elizabeth, into the church through baptism.

Wednesday: Religious education classes for grades K-8.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Stuart Wyse, acolyte; Jacob Thatcher, percussion; Jacob Badenhop, Donovan Services Director, Temple Talk; Praise Kids, Worthy Is Your Name. Sermon, “Market Gyration of Jesus’ Salvation,” Paul Reichert.

Wednesday: homework table, 3:30 p.m.; Grace Notes, 4:30 p.m.; meal, 5:15 p.m.; children’s activities, adult and high school small groups, catechism, informal worship, 6 p.m.; bell choir, 6:30 p.m.; chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

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