Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalms of Ascent: Promises,” Psalm 132, Byron Dickey.
Sunday: William Beck & Justice Beck, greeters; Kristi Miehls and music team, song leader; Carol Nofziger & Anita Roth, prelude, offertory; Charles Nafziger, worship leader. Blessing of the backpacks. Sermon, “How to Make a Giving,” 1 John 3.16- 18 and Deuteronomy 15.7-11, Dave Elkins; prayer, Ramon Lianez.
Sunday: Kathy King, worship leader; Young adult praise band, prelude & offertory; Lisa Waidelich, scripture; Steve Heatwole, sharing, prayer. Message “Waiting For The Sun To Rise,” Matt Weaver.
West Clinton Mennonite
Sunday: Shawn Waidelich, worship leader; Curt & Judy Nofziger, greeters; Brenda Beck, prelude/offertory; Arlan Beck, song leader; Joyclyn Mattimoe, childrens moment. Meditation, “Sheep and Goats,” Matthew 25:31-46, Ryan Harker; Shawn Waidelich, sharing & prayer.
Sunday: “Front porch” worship with Holy Communion. Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offertory; Julia Richer, song leader; Bruce Whiteman, worship leader; Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Trevor/Mike Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Bob & Joyce Frey, Carolyn Sauder, greeters. Sermon, “Simple, Yet Unimaginably Challenging,” Micah 6:1-8, Corben Weaver Boshart; prayer for church & world, Mike Zimmerman.
St. John’s Christian
Sunday: Jack Hurst, Rayne Kinsman, acolyte; Mark & Tammy Nofziger, Bo & Bri Krukowski, Bud & Tootie Beck, Andrew, Lori & Harrison Rohrs, ushers; Ed Ruffer, song & worship leader; Buffy Riley, accompanist; praise band, music; Jen Hurst, childrens moment. Presentation of Bibles. Sermon, “Enduring Hardship as Discipline?” Hebrews 12, Erich Christman.
United Methodist Church
Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Noah Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist; Colleen Bernath, organist; Diane Tinsman, liturgist and childrens message. Message, “Division,” Luke 12:49-56, Jim Nathan.
St. James Lutheran
Sunday: Geoffrey Yoder, acolyte; Isabella Francis, organist; elders Jan Bernath & Les Grime, communion assistants. Sermon, “Christ Brings Everlasting Peace,” Jeremiah 23:16-29, Hebrews 11:17-31, 12:1-3, Luke 12:49- 53, Chad Hoover, guest pastor.
St. John Lutheran
Sunday: Tom & Joetta Henry, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Wayne Lienau, Bob & Ryan Hesterman, ushers; Beth Lienau, organist; Julie Patterson, lector. Back to school blessing, Jennifer Grime. Sermon, “True Worship,” John 4:24-25, Charles Kramer, guest pastor.
St. Peter Catholic
Sunday: Masses for vigil and 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for Chris Short, Natividad Anonar, and all souls. Sermon, “Plunging Us In Fullness Of Humanity,” Stephen Stanbery, assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon. Jeanne Alt, Vicki Williams, Peaches Holland, Nick Wlasiuk, Arlene Hicks, Larry Zachrich, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Amy Zientek, Susan Wlasiuk, lectors; Sam Jaramillo, Kassidy & Lainey Zientek, Mason & Brooks Miller, Allie Buehrer, servers; Doug Williams, Kevin Seibert, Mike Kennedy, Bryan Miller, ushers; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Chris Jaramillo, Todd Short and Judy Smith, offertory.