Archbold, OH

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Outdoor worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “Psalms of Ascent: Affliction,” Psalm 129, Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Montana Stamm, Abby Elkins, Maddy & Shauna Miehls, greeters; Duane Beck, prelude, offertory; Ron Short, worship leader; Duane Beck & music team, song leader. Message, “Evangelism-Great News, Great Mission,” Acts 1:1-9, Mark 16:20, Ramon Lianez; prayer, Dave Elkins.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Andrew Spotts, worship leader; Keith Short, chorister; Brooke Aeschliman, scripture; Elaine Frey, childrens lesson. Message “Acts… The End?” Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Sawyer Miller, worship leader; Micah Yoder, prelude/offertory; Arlan Beck, song leader; Janet Myers, childrens moment. Meditation, “At What Cost?” Matthew 13:44-46, Ryan Harker; Corey Smeltzer, sharing & prayer.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Gerald Short, song leader; Cork Nofziger, Carolyn Sauder, LouAnn Kanagy, worship leaders; Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Trevor & Mike Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Don & Mary Oesch, Duane & Nedra Sauder, greeters; Mary Ann Yoder, childrens time. Senior reflections: Frank Ulrich, Helen Weldy, Jan Cobb Nofziger; prayer for church & world, Cliff Brubaker.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Cahle Roth, Cameron Yoder, acolytes; Mark & Tammy Nofziger, Bo & Bri Krukowski, Pursel family, Andrew, Lori, & Harrison Rohrs, ushers; Jan Lindsay, Andrew Rohrs, worship leader; Lynne Christman, accompanist; special music, Hannah Bowers, “Rebel Heart.” Sermon, “Christ’s Sacrifice,” Hebrews 10, Erich Christman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Noah Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Larry Beck, organist; ministry of music, Larry Beck; Karlin Wyse, liturgist. Childrens message and sermon, “You Can’t Take It With You,” Luke 12:13-21, Jim Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Worship led by James Strawn, pastor. Geoffrey Yoder, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist; elders Les Grime, Jan Bernath, communion assistants. Sermon, “What Is Important? Eternal Life,” Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14 & 2:18-26, Colossians 3:1-11, Luke 12:13-21, James Strawn.

St. John Lutheran

Youth Sunday. Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Mark & Susan Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; NYG youth, acolytes; A New Song worship team, music; Deb Volkman, Jodi Hulbert, lectors; Jennifer Grime, childrens chats. Sermon, “Real, Present, God,” Psalm 46, Bill Sigg.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for Randy Grime, Hung Phi Nguyen and Vincente ‘Minh Nguyen. Sermon, “I Am The Richest Person In The World,” Stephen Stanbery assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon. Susan Saaf, Mari Yoder, Theresa McColl, Larry Zachrich, Leonard Gustwiller, Peaches Holland, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Linda Lauber, Arlene Hicks, lectors; Paul & Deb Herring, Dick & Evelyn Roth, greeters; Cassidy & Olivia Baden, Reese Ankney, Delaney & Brennan Garrow, Karter Zachrich, Sam Jaramillo, servers; Paul & Deb Herring, Chris Lopez, Amy Zientek, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Chris Lopez, rosary leader; Dexter Krueger family, offertory.