Archbold, OH
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny

Pew & Pulpit

All Saints Day

Archbold Evangelical

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; update on African mission projects. Message, “Parables: Do You See, Hear, Understand? The Laborers,” Matthew 20:1-16, Jesse Kahler.

Lockport Mennonite

Sunday: Kelly Schmucker, Janice Foor, Art & Mary Lou Thomas, greeters; prelude & offertory, chimes; Kevin Frey, worship leader; Mark Beck, chorister; Deb Votaw, scripture; mens quartet, special music. Steve Heatwole, sharing, prayer. Message “Waiting on the Return of Christ,” Matt Weaver.

West Clinton Mennonite

Sunday: Pam Graber, worship leader; Kelly Miller, prelude/ offertory; Doug Yoder, song leader; Tim & Beth Morr, childrens moment. Meditation, “An Old Testament Parable,” 2 Samuel 12:1-10, Ephesians 2:1-10, Ryan Harker; mission moment, Shari Beck, Everence; Jim Rufenacht, sharing & prayer.

St. John’s Christian

Sunday: Cahle Roth, Jack Hurst, acolyte; Steve Walker, Matt & Kim Hines, Karen Walker, Michael Walker, Gary & Judy Sears, ushers; David Stuckey, song leader; Buffy Riley, accompanist; Tammy Nofziger, worship leader; special music, “Living Hope,” Norm Fether, Sarah Nafziger, Chris Baden. Sermon, “One Lost Sheep,” Matthew 18:10- 14, Erich Christman.

United Methodist Church

Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Noah Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susie Slawinski, pianist, Colleen Bernath, organist; bell choir, ministry of music; April Simon, liturgist. Childrens sermon and message by James Nathan.

St. James Lutheran

Sunday: Worship led by James Strawn, pastor. Levi Cox, crucifer; Edward Yoder, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist; elders Randy Carothers, Jan Bernath, communion assistants; church choir, “Blessed Assurance,” and “Jerusalem The Golden,” directed by Shari Leininger. Sermon, “Where We Are,” Revelation 7:9-17, 1 John 3:1-3, Matthew 5:1-12, James Strawn. Chancel flowers by Fabian & Wendy Torres in thanksgiving for God’s blessing of family.

St. John Lutheran

Sunday: Tom & Joetta Henry, greeters; Mark & Susan Miller, Eric Patterson, ushers; Carter Kruse, Eliza Bacik, Mason Bickel, acolytes; Sing a New Song worship team, music; Tom Henry, Julie Patterson, lectors; Jennifer Grime, childrens chats. Sermon, “Justified,” Romans 5, Bill Sigg, deacon.

St. Martin’s Lutheran

Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Autumn Benecke, acolyte; Andrea Avers, lector; Butch & Amy Blankenship, ushers; Steve Basselman, organist/choir director; Beth Reichert, Rick Breier, pianists; chancel choir anthem, “I’ll Fly Away”; Rich & Joyce Winzeler, Phil & Judi Rupp, Jane Sonnenberg, communion assistants. Childrens message and sermon, “Holy Witness,” Paul Reichert.

St. Peter Catholic

Sunday: Masses for vigil and 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time were said for all souls. Sermon, “Zaccuereus Wanted To Get Close,” Stephen Stanbery assisted by Larry Zachrich, deacon. Amy Zientek, Larry Zachrich, Jeannie Alt, John Smith, Vicki Williams, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion; Sylvia Miller, Maria Sandoval, greeters; Amy Zientek, Judy Smith, lectors; Kassidy & Lainey Zientek, Karter Zachrich, Wyatt Ritta, Olivia Francis, Tripp Langenderfer, servers; Nick & Susan Wlasiuk, Doug Williams, Tyson Langenderfer, ushers; Thom Singer, music; Judy Smith, rosary leader; Oliver, Tessa & Cecilia Seibert and Peters family, offertory.