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Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; choir offertory, Power of Your Love. Message, “Three Eternal Things: Love,” Stuart Rex. Second Service: praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; offertory, Jesus Messiah, by Worship Team Band; 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, 7 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Trisha and Ryan King, prelude and offertory; Elwood Graber, chorister; Mark Graber, worship leader; Kathy Smith, special music. Message, Jeff Smith.

Wednesday: MYF.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Sherm Kauffman, worship leader; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Howard Snyder, ushers; Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, and offertory; Bill and Kathy Beck, Fannie Tovey, Jan Nofziger, greeters; special music, Christ Has No Body Now But Yours, and A Song of Community, by Zion Choir. Sermon, “But We Can’t Sing Those Songs,” Conrad Kanagy.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS Meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS and MYF, 7 p.m.

Central Mennonite

Sunday: Carol Nofziger, music for gathering, offertory; Sarah and Michael Short, welcome; Ryeana, Hollyn, and Marlin Klopfenstein; Kristi Miehls and Music Team, songs of praise; Karen Sauder, children’s lesson; Sheridan Bilen, scripture reader. Sermon, Bill Holsopple.

Wednesday: MYF, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday: Tom and Karen Vonier, greeters; Brian Huffman, Tom Vershum, Nick Cassidy, Renato Neto, ushers; Austin Welch, Gavin Morton, acolytes; Kevin Morton, liturgist. Message, David David.

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

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Justin Pursel, Michael Walker, acolytes; Ann Fether, Dave and Nancy Lightner, Jon and Jan Lindsay, Ed and Dianne Wyrick, ushers; Steve and Kim Walker, Tim and Sue Grieser, greeters; Mike Meyer, song leader; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; Hand Chime choir, If God Had Not Been On Our Side, Jr. Hand Bell choir, Onward, Christian Soldiers. Sermon, “Un-chained Joy,” Erich Christman.

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

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Gary, Sandy, and Julie Aeschliman, greeters; Chelsea Schmucker, prelude; Adult Praise Band, gathering songs; Lee, Shawn, Brooke, Clay and Heath Waidelich, worship leaders; Pam Graber, song leader. Meditation, “Doorway to our Future: How do you love Everyone?” Tim Lehman.

Wednesday: JYF, 6:30; MYF, 7 p.m.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Sr. Choir, Oh Lord, I Love The Habitation of Your House, led by Mary Grime, organist; Julie Patterson, Paul Schumm, lectors; Reformation sermon, Lanny Zup.

Wednesday: Weekday school of Religion, Kingdom Kids, 5:45 p.m.; senior choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; worship team practice, 8 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for the Vigil and the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time were held and were for the intentions of the people of the parish and Decon Pinkelman. Sermon, “The Greatest Love,” Gary Ferguson. Emerson Radabaugh, Travis Jaramillo, Jensyn, Kassidy, and Logan Garrow, servers; Donna Miller, Theresa and Charles McColl, Juanita Arend, Amelia Avina, and Troy Double, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Dexter Krueger and Judy Smith, lectors; Sam Jaramillo, Greg Grime, Frank and John Smith, ushers; Norbert Lisa, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Karen Dominique, offertory. Nole Carpenter, son of Brad and Jennifer was welcomed into the church family through baptism.

Wednesday: Religious education classes for grades K-12 with Halloween Party.

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