Archbold, OH

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Ascension Sunday

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Dave Lersch, worship leader. Message, “Psalms Of Ascent: Psalm 120,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Bev Miller, Arlene Zaerr, Ed & Karen Stamm, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Tyson Stuckey, worship leader; Duane Beck, song leader; music team, prelude/offertory. Message, “No Jesus, No Peace-Know Jesus, Know Peace,” Philippians 4:4-9, Ramon Lianes; prayer, Dana Short; My Coins Count offering, Angie Stuckey.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: High School Senior Sunday: Dave & Deb Votaw, Rod & Rose Miller, greeters; Luke Wheeler, worship leader; Natalie Roth, chorister; youth band, prelude & offertory; Simon Short, scripture; Joslyn Tijerina, childrens lesson; Matt Weaver, sharing, prayer. Message from John 2:1-11, Luke Wheeler.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Mick & Denise Nofziger, greeters; Brenda Beck, prelude/offertory; Eric Lehman, song leader; Gary Wyse, scripture/offering; Lisa Aeschliman, childrens moment; Joel Ickes, mission moment. Meditation, “The Lord Stood By Him,” Acts 22:30- 23:11, Ryan Harker; Gary Waidelich, sharing & prayer.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Noah Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; Claire Morton, childrens message; Blaney Huffman, ministry of music; Karlin Wyse, liturgist. Sermon, “Grace That Sustains,” Galatians 6:7-10, Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Worship led by James Strawn, pastor. Edward Yoder, crucifer; Samuel Cox, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, Isabella Francis, Levi Cox, organists; elders Einstein Francis & Dan Bernath, communion assistants. Baptism of Kaden Michael Carothers, infant son of Ethan & Karleen; Al & Julie Gearhart were received into membership. Sermon, “The Ascension of Jesus,” Acts 1:1-11, Ephe- sians 1:15-23, Luke 12:44- 53, James Strawn. Chancel flowers given by Torres and Weirauch families in honor of Lois Weirauch’s 80th birthday and by John and Eunice Winzeler in honor of their 65th anniversary.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Mark & Susan Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Carter Kruse, Kara Schnitkey, acolytes; Norman Beck, Tim Hausch, lectors; Jennifer Grime, childrens chats. Sermon by Bill Sigg, Acts 1:12-26, Revelation 22:1-6, 12-20, John 17:20-26.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and Ascension Of The Lord Sunday were said for Hung Phi Nguyen, The Vincente Minh Nguyen, and Matt Kunesh. Sermon, “Be An Ambassador Of Jesus Christ,” Stephen Stanbery. Barb Dominique, Steven Bernath, Susan Saaf, Lois Grime, Sharan Mignin, Tami Kunesh, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Sylvia Miller, Joann Hausch, Beni Smith, Maris Gonzales, greeters; Mary Ann Thatcher, Frank Smith, lectors; Natalie, Oliver, & Tessa Seibert, Mason & Brooks Miller, Elizabeth Mignin, servers; Paul & Deb Herring, Chris Lopez, Sandi Schaffner, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Chris Lopez, rosary leader; Tami Kunesh, Marianne Francis, offertory.