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News from the Pew & Pulpit


Pentecost Two

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “Psalms of Ascent: Psalm 123,” Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, Daryl & Bonnie Beck, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Ramon Lianez, worship leader; Melissa Valentine, song leader; childrens lesson, Barb Stuckey. Message, “Spies Like Us,” Numbers 13:1-2, 17-20, 25-33. Black Swamp Benefit report, Chris Wyse; mission trip report, Elise Sauder.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Dave & Deb Votaw, Rod & Rose Miller, greeters; Jeff Roth, worship leader; Jen Cobb, chorister; Emma Cobb, prelude & offertory; Cindy Kinkaid, scripture; Angie Wyse, childrens lesson. Message, “Jerusalem Council,” Acts 15, Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Judy Nofziger, worship leader; Ed & Amy Liechty, Parker Bixler, greeters; Harris King, Kayla Bruner, prelude/offertory; Evan Rufenacht, song leader; Judy Nofziger, Sandy Aeschliman, childrens moment. Meditation, “The Sower,” Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23, Ryan Harker; Corey Smeltzer, sharing & prayer.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Julia Richer, song leader; Marilyn Grasse- Brubaker, worship leader; Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Trevor & Mike Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Bob & Joyce Frey, Greg Short, greeters; Karen Rodriguez, childrens time. Sermon, “The Making of a Leader: Plot, Character and Setting,” Acts 6:1-10, Corben Weaver Boshart. Blessing for Zehra Kirma & Miguel Toro; prayer for church & world, Karen Ruth.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Greg Walker, Jack & Barb Stover, Paul & Joan Lovejoy, John Graber, Kevin Neuenschwander, ushers; Buffy Riley, accompanist;

David Stuckey, song leader. Special music, The Northwesternaires barbershop chorus. Sermon, “Two Fuels for Life,” Hebrews 4:1- 13, Erich Christman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Noah Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; ministry of music, The Defiance Northwesternaires barbershop chorus, Jim Shisler, director; Jami Nathan, liturgist. Sermon, “Back From The Trenches,” Isaiah 58:1-9, Jim Nathan.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Brent & Linda Petersen, Gregg & Sarah Kruse, ushers; Cade Miller, acolytes; Mary Grime, organist; Tom Henry, lector. Sermon, “Psalm 130,” Paul Dancy, guest pastor.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Jade Whitacre, acolyte; Christy Sevey, lector; Steve Basselman, pianist/ organist; Zach Basselman, guitar; Northwesternaires barbershop chorus, special music; Molly Conway, offering music, “You Say.” Childrens message and sermon, “The Surprising Grace of God,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Sunday were said for Hung Phi & Vincente Minh Nguyen, Jeanette Talbot. Sermon, “The Body And Blood In Jesus Christ,” Stephen Stanbery. Theresa & Chuck McColl, Stephen Bernath, Frank Smith, Vicki Williams, Marianne Francis, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Kevin Seibert family, Andy & Lois Grime, greeters; Deb Herring, Dexter Krueger, lectors; Chris Lopez, Maria Gonzalez, Doug Williams, Bryan Miller, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Evelyn Roth, rosary leader; Scott Doehrman family, Judy Smith and Arlene Hicks, offertory.