Singalong Offers Comfort, Fun For Families

As a pandemic swirls around us, people from the Archbold area have found ways to express their faith together, and have a little fun. For the Adam and Jen Cobb and Matt and Megan Weaver families, the fun was found in an impromptu hymn sing, Friday afternoon, April 3, for residents of duplexes in the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community. Jen […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 31: Hilary & Austin Opdycke, Fayette, girl.

The Meaning Of Easter During A Pandemic

Sunday is Easter, when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is Holy Week, or as Rod Rodriguez, pastor of the English language contemporary service of Templo Cristiano Assembly of God, said, “arguably, the Super Bowl of church.” Paul Reichert, pastor of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, said the heart of the Easter message is Jesus Christ, the son of […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 23: Brenna & Ryan Harber, Archbold, girl.

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sermon, “Step by Step,” Exodus 17:1-7, Dave Elkins. Offertory, Kristi Miehls. St. Martin’s Lutheran Sunday: Third Sunday in Lent. Maddox Pinter, acolyte; Steve Basselman, organist/ choir director; Zach Basselman, lector; offering music, “Is He Worthy?” Mark Erbskorn, Adam Grisier, Jeff Benecke, JoAnn Benecke, Courtney Froehlich. Mark Weaver, Bridget Lovejoy, ushers. Childrens message and sermon, “Living Water,” Paul Reichert. […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 6: Makenzie Rayoum, Napoleon, girl. March 7: Morgan Smith, Swanton, girl. March 9: Melanie & Ezra Miller, Whitehouse, boy.

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Give: the reason(s) for generosity,” 2 Corinthians 9:6-15, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Chuck & Jill Murillo, Terry & Donna King, greeters; Roth family, prelude, singing; Jeff & Chris Wyse, childrens time; Wayne Short, worship leader. Sermon, “Where the Sidewalk Ends,” Genesis 12:1-4a, Dave Elkins. Offertory, Roth family. Good […]


Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. Grief Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, March 17, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, March 16, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 28: Kylie & Kyle Schroeder, Wauseon, boy. March 1: Alicia Perez, Archbold, boy. March 5; Savannah Price, Fayette, boy.

Bible Quiz Finals Features All-Girls Vs. All-Boys Teams

“A Little Honey,” the Eastland Baptist all-girls team, prevailed in the final matches over “Royal Agents,” the King’s Cross all-boys team, to win the Northwest Ohio area Bible Quiz triple elimination tournament, Sunday, March 8, at Central Mennonite Church. “A Little Honey” was 5- 1, with the area’s top individual for the season, Grace Sheldon, quizzing out in all six […]

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