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News from the Pew & Pulpit


Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Jeff & Wanda Roth, greeters; Eric Beck, worship leader; Laurin Wyse, music; Angie Wyse, kindergarten blessing; Nancy Nofziger, scripture. Message, “The Mysterious Plan of Grace and Love,” Steve Heatwole.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Sermon, “The Scandal of God’s Grace,” Matthew 2-”1-16, Ryan Harker.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday: 1AD, songs; Bruce Whiteman, worship leader. Message, Sue Short & Karen Rodriguez; Greg Nofziger, prayer for church & world.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Lynne Christman, accompanist; Andrew Rohrs, song leader, worship leader; Dave Walker, Linda Heer, Roger & Mary Zimmerman, Paul & Joan Lovejoy, ushers. Sermon, “A Hard Teaching,” Psalm 84:5-12, John 6:52-70, Erich Christman. Confirmands: Raegan Rutledge, Leah Nafziger, Oliver MacDonald.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Stan Schmidt, worship leader; Emma Martinies, acolyte; Steve Basselman, organist/ choir director; Zach Basselman, lector; Adam Grisier, guitar; offering music, “Build My Life,” Will Collins, Deb Schnitkey, Melanie Nagel. Sermon, “Armor Up,” Steve Basselman.

United Methodist

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Karla Sharp, sound/video; Colleen Bernath, organist; Susie Slawinski, pianist, ministry of music; Diane Tinsman, liturgist, childrens message. Sermon, “We Believe… in the Church,” Colossians 3:1-17, Jason Sharp.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Mary Grime, pianist; Tom & Joetta Henry, Dale Genter, Dave & Karen Keesbery, greeters; Brent & Linda Petersen, Steve & Charla Fry, ushers; Nicholas Fry, Kaden Kruse, acolytes; Norman Beck, Tim Hausch, lectors; liturgy, Isaiah 29:11- 19, Ephesians 5:22-23, Mark 7:1-13. Sermon, “Putting Words in God’s Mouth,” Mark 7:1-13, Aaron Bueltmann.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for all souls and Ken Kirkland and Larry Miller. Frank & Cheryl Grime, greeters; Barb Dominique, Steven Bernath, lectors; Oliver & Tessa Seibert, Brennan Garrow, Layne & Brooks Miller, servers; JR Lauber & Linda Lauber, John Smith, Bryan Miller, ushers; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Thom Singer, music; Gary Morman, Mary Murcko, Dustin Lucas, offertory. Sermon, “Bread of Life,” Stephen Stanbery assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon.