Archbold, OH

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Affliction Through God’s Provision,” Hebrews 12:1-17, Jesse Kahler.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Mark & Alysa Short, Kirby & Lynette Smith, greeters; music team, prelude, singing, offertory, song leader. Message, “Good Eats,” Genesis 1:9-13, Dave Elkins; prayer of God’s people, Ramon Lianez; moment in mission, Karla Ringenberg & Kelsey King.

Good Shepherd

Sunday: Worship & congregational songs, Jeff Bumgardner & praise team; opening & welcome, Juan Avina. Sermon, “Hearing God’s Voice,” John 10:1-5, Israel Aguilar.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Wes Graber, scripture reader/ offering; Marcia Lehman, prelude/offertory; Eric Lehman, song leader; Amy Leichty, childrens moment. Sermon, “Patience: It’s About More than Not Losing It,” James 5:7-11, Ryan Harker. Gary Waidelich, sharing & prayer. Mission moment, Austin Roberts. Welcome new member Lana King.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: 1AD, prelude, interlude, offering, song leader; Mara Weaver Boshart, worship leader; Jerry & Ladonna Andres, Trevor or Mike Short, Cal Britsch, Mike Zimmerman, ushers; Neil & Kathy Nofziger, Arlene Short, greeters. Sermon, “Restoration?” Jeremiah 29:10-14, Ezra 1:1- 5, Corban Weaver Boshart. Prayer for church & world, Greg Nofziger.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Tyler Wyse, Blake Grime, acolytes; Jay Pursel, Tim Beck, Mark Beltz, Eric & Sarah Nafziger, Pursel family, ushers; David Stuckey, song leader. Sermon, “Three Ingredients of Forgiveness,” Genesis 50:15-21, Erich Christman.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Fifth Sunday after Epiphany. Kris Jemmott, worship leader; Autumn Benecke, acolyte; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist; Tom Jenny, trumpet; Mason Conway, lector; chancel choir anthem, “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light”; childrens sermon, Andi Erbskorn. Message, “Salty and Bright,” Steve Basselman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt & Noah Slawinski, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; chancel choir, ministry of music; Diane Tinsman, liturgist, childrens message. Sermon, “Speechless: Next Five Minutes,” Ephesians 5:15-20, James Nathan.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Epiphany Five. Tom & Joetta Henry, Dale Genter, greeters; Larry & Sandy Brandt, Keith Oyer, ushers; Makena Thiel, Max & Suz Walker, acolytes; Deb Volkman, Julie Patterson, lectors; liturgy, Isaiah 58:3-9, 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, Matthew 5:13- 20. Sermon, “If, If, If,” Matthew 4:1-3, Charles Kramer.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and fifth Sunday of ordinary time were said for all souls and Spencer Johnson. Sermon, “You are the salt of the earth,” Stephen Stanbery. Karen Dominique, Lois Grime, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Sylvia Miller, Jody Ritzert, Lois Grime, greeters; Sam Jaramillo, Cassidy & Olivia Baden, Karley & Anissa Ramirez, Anna Krueger, servers; Mike Schrickel, Chuck McColl, Gary Morman, Chris Lopez, ushers; Theresa Bennett, rosary leader; Karen & Addison Dominique, Dexter Krueger, offertory.