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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude; Jeff Smith, Gideon sharing; “Living Hope,” offertory video. Message, “Three Eternal Things: Hope,” Brad Bame. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by worship team band; Gideon sharing, offertory and 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: Prelude, offertory and special music by the Gospel Sound, Merle Beck, Eldon Birky, Marlene Beck and Bobbie Stuckey; Merle Beck, worship leader; Eldon Birky, chorister; Angie Wyse, childrens lesson. Message, “The Model Church,” Linda Short.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Mabel Ann Crossgrove, worship leader; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Howard Snyder; Joyce Yoder, prelude, interlude, offertory; Dan and Karen Ruth, Howard and Carolyn Snyder, greeters; Patsy Zwier, sharing in mission. Sermon, “From the Center to the Periphery…” Sherm Kauffman.

Wednesday: Quest, 7 p.m.; Christian ed. meeting, 8 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Alex Bilen, music for gathering; Sarah and Michael Short, welcome; Gary Nafziger and Music Team, songs of praise; Sheridan Bilen, Lynn Roth, scripture readers. Sermon, “For Freedom,” Jeff Smith; blessing and sending of Lane Stopher.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Kevin and Claire Morton family, greeters; Dick Selgo, Brian Huffman, Drew Lange, Chandler Stevens, ushers; Austin Welch, Gavin Morton, acolytes; Matt Welch, liturgist. Message, David David.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, 6:30; high school youth, JAM session, 7 p.m.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Ashley Short, Jenny Lehman, acolytes; Chris Ott, Dave and Nancy Lightner, Jon and Jayson Lindsay, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, ushers; Steve and Kim Walker; Tim and Sue Grieser, greeters; Elaine Winzeler, song leader; Chancel choir, True Light, Jacob Gobrogge, soloist; Toni Vajen, Children’s moment, “Clap Your Hands.” Sermon, “Compassionate Works,” Erich Christman; mission presentation, Randy Rider, Crossroad president and Judd and Becky McClarren, missionaries with ABWE.

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

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Al, Staci, Eliot, Nathan and Elise Hartzler, greeters; Lauren Roth, offertory; gathering songs by youth praise band; Lee Waidelich family, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader; Brent Winzeler, Gideon speaker. Meditation, “Let the Gospel Ring Out,” Rick Stoner.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Special music by jr. choir led by Michelle Kruse and Beth Lienau, organist; Tom and Joetta Henry, greeters; Dave and Karen Keesbery, greeters; Julie Patterson, Paul Schumm, lectors. Children’s sermon and 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 29th Sunday in ordinary time for intentions of Paul Young and Barbara Merillat. Sermon, Gary Ferguson. Cassidy Williams, Travis Jaramillo, Garrett Grime, Danny Young, Madeline Schrickel, servers; Therese Wylie, Amelia Avina, Nick Wlasiuk, Mike Britenriker, Troy Double, Jake Grime, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Susan Wlasiuk, Megan Cordes, lectors; Earl Reiniche, Sam Jaramillo, Donald Young, Pete Grime, ushers; Arlene Hicks, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music.

Wednesday: Religious education classes for grades K-12.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Worship led by youth group; Josh Maynard, acolyte; Steve Basselman, pianist; Mike Short, percussion; Jacob Badenhop, Jonathan Manahan, Donovan Ziegler, guitarists; Emily Grisier, Betsy Wyse, vocalists; Mitch Campbell, Taylor Dickman, Josh Meyers, Darian Oberlin, Ellie Sonnenberg, Stuart Wyse, Betsy Wyse, Emily Grisier, worship assistants; Tim Schumm, Gideon speaker. Jess and Mike Short, worship coordinators.

Wednesday: Homework table, 3:30; 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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