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Evangelical Mennonite

Sunday morning: JoAnne Rupp, prelude; Childrens Bell Choir; Find Us Faithful, Tim Lugbill, offertory; sermon, “Don’t Kill the Messenger,” by Brad Bame, pastor. Second service: praiselude and worship led by Worship Team, offertory and message same as first service.

Wednesday evening: Kids Connection Club, Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, Worship Team practice, High School small groups.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday morning: 11th Sunday after Pentecost. Moses, Chancel choir anthem, Steve Basselman, director; Rick Breier, pianist. Message, “Moses: Faith to Face the Impossible,” Paul Reichert, pastor. Darian Oberlin, acolyte; Michelle Collins, Bridget and Jason Lovejoy, ushers; Mike Short, Jacob Thatcher, percussion; altar flowers in memory of Kuno Kohv, by his wife, Mila.

Wednesday: Homework table, 3:30 p.m.; Grace Notes, 4:30 p.m.; welcome meal, 5:15 p.m.; children’s activities, adult small groups, catechism, high school work night, 6 p.m.; Chancel choir, 7:30 p.m.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday morning: Jen Cob, prelude, offertory, chorister; Gloria Beck, worship leader, Mens Chorus directed by Peter Short, special music; commissioning for Alva and Joyce Roth, Curt Beck. Sermon, “On the Journey: Golden Calves Happen,” Cliff Brubaker.

Wednesday: Mennonite Women meet; MYF service night.

Zion Mennonite

Sunday morning: Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, worship leader; Joyce Yoder, song leader; Cheryl Britsch, prelude, interlude, offering, offertory; prayer for the church and the world, Mona Sauder. Sermon, “A Potent Faith,” Jane Friesen. David and Linda Nafziger, Jeff Wyse, Brad Short, Ty Yoder, ushers; Virgil and Mary Ann Miller, Mel and Ruth Lange, greeters; Rachel and Abby Short, Lisa Short, nursery.

Wednesday: LOGOS, 5:30 p.m.; LOGOS meal, 5:50 p.m.; CHAOS, MYF, Gathering with Alix Lozano, 7:00 p.m.;

Central Mennonite

Sunday morning: Wanda Stopher, welcome, worship and praise, Music team and Anita Roth, Parent-child dedication of Caden Leininger, Jeff Smith and Wanda Stopher; special music, Always Be A Child, Reid Short; Wanda and Brett Stopher, scripture; Dan Sensenig, Prayer of God’s people; Marlin Klopfenstein, offertory; Chris Schoenhals and Barb Stuckey, children’s time. Sermon, “What Do We Do When We Don’t Agree,” Jeff Smith, pastor. Duane & Deana Beck family, Levi and Mary Lou Beck, response.

Wednesday: Men’s Fraternity, 6 a.m.; morning prayer, 7 a.m.; Mennonite Women; Kidz Klub, JYF, MYF, Prayer of praise and petition, 7 p.m.

United Methodist

Sunday morning: Steve and Julie Brink, greeters; John Funk, Bill Decator, Gary Fidler, Carrol Wolk, ushers; Pat Wyse, sound engineer; Hanna Allison, Gavin Morton, acolytes; Colleen Bernath, organist; Diane Tinsman, liturgist; Chancel choir director, Cal O’Connor. Message, David David, pastor.

Wednesday: Groundbreakers, Applause Handbell Choir, 6:30 p.m.; High School youth, 7 p.m.; Chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday morning: Masses for the Vigil and the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time were held for the intentions of The People of The Parish and Donald Grime. Sermon, “Signs From The Lord,” by Gary Ferguson, pastor. Mick Britenriker, Aaron and David Lauber, Travis Jaramillo, Ellen and Meggie Yoder, servers; Frank Smith, Ruth Solarik, Nick Wlasiuk, Susan Saaf, Charles and Theresa Mc- Coll, Eucharistic ministers; Judy Smith, Arlene Hicks, lectors; Loman Radabaugh, Jim Rivello, Nick Wlasiuk, ushers; Joan Garber, rosary leader; Peg Hines, music; Mary, Barb and Frank Grime, offertory.

Wednesday Morning: Rosary recited followed by a mass for the intentions of Bishop Blair; Evening: Religious education classes.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday morning: Tyler Bechstein, Michael Walker, acolytes; Dean Sauder, Bea Briggs, Linda Heer, Mike and Rachel Kinsman, Greg and Kim Walker, ushers; Wayne and Lynn Lehman, Matt and Kim Hines, greeters; Tim and Jamie Beck, kiddie care; Lynne Christman, Deb Schnitkey, accompanists; Linda Heer, worship leader, Elaine Winzeler, song leader. Sermon. “Personally Knowing Christ.”

Wednesday: Men’s Fraternity, 6 a.m.; LOGOS, Jr. Choir, 5:30 p.m.; SGL Training, 6:30 p.m.; JYF, SYF, 7 p.m.; Chancel choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday morning: Scott and Kelly Lantz family, greeters; Julie Aeschliman, prelude; Youth Praise band, hymns and songs; Dave Sauder, song leader; Jessica Short, worship leader; Sermon, “Faith in the Journey,” Tim Lehman, pastor.

Wednesday: Women’s Bible study, 5:45 a.m.; AAMA, 10:30 a.m.; CQ, JYF, MYF, 7 p.m.

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