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~ ~ JANUARY 3, 2010 ~ ~
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street January 3, 2010
Penn Yan, New York 10:00 AM
We, as God's people, will use our gifts and talents
to seek out and bring people to Christ,
by maturing in our faith,
by deepening our fellowship,
and by caring for people
for the honor and glory of God.
Song of Praise & Worship
Welcome & Announcements
Scripture Reading Mark 1:1-5 Pg. 47 NT
*Hymn “I Danced in the Morning” No. 302
Birthday choice of Beth Travis
Gracious Lord, Help us to prepare the way for the new things you plan to do. Straighten us out Lord. Focus our minds and direct our energies toward your purpose. Keep us on track to follow your will. Turn us from sin toward the powerful work of your forgiving spirit. We pray this in Jesus' name. Amen.
Anthem “Glory To The Lamb” Price & Besig
*Hymn “If Thou but Trust in God to Guide Thee” No. 282
Scripture Mark 1:29-39 Pg. 48 NT
Message “What Am I Doing Here?” Rev. John Tharp
*Doxology Praise God from whom all blessings flow
Praise Him all creatures here below
Praise Him above ye heavenly host
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen
*Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” No. 281 vs. 1,2
Ordinance of the Lord's Supper
Welcome to the Lord's Table
Community of Prayer
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
Prayer of Thanks and the Lord's Prayer
*Hymn “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” No. 281 vs. 3
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand
Today's bulletin is in memory of Eva Thayer.
~ Polly Logan
Greeters: Matt Scutt & Charlie Miller
Ushers: Pat Ames, Shelley Bicksler, Jack Clancy,
Cheryl Stewart, Erma Mullins
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Today's Sunday School Topic
Adult Program – “Opting Out”
Please Be In Prayer For
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Alice Fairbrother
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Alberta Gottshall Viola Gray Willie Nelson
Luella Passage Dick Sharman Irene Wachala
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer Kathleen Clayson
Margaret Hartwell Georgia Ovens
Our Special Missionaries:
Ms. Kristy Engel ~ Dominican Republic
Ms. Cynthia Harper ~ Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester
Mary Armstrong Don Johnson Lorraine Phillips
Eva Jean Best Lori Lawrence The Schroo Family
Kathleen Beyea Barbara Mortensen Frieda Slocum
Mickie Christiansen Wayne McBaker Charlie Taylor
Barbara Gifford Mary Murphy Emma Wheeler
Bill Gillette Doug Passage Rick Weir
Hager Family *Keith Pierce Elwood & Phyllis Whitbeck
John Paul Hunt Ralph Wilkes
Ryan Barkley – burst appendix (Joyce & George Slocum's grandson)
President Obama, Congress & State Legislatures in this difficult time
............Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
¨ 3 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, January 4
¨ 6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
Tuesday, January 5
¨ 7 pm Bd. Of Missions
¨ 7 pm Bd. Of Deacons
Wednesday, January 6
¨ 6:30 pm Habitat for Humanity Dinner and Meeting
Thursday, January 7
¨ 7 pm Advisory Council
Saturday, January 9
¨ 7 pm Game Night at Ed & Rita Castillo's home
Volunteers (guys & gals) are needed to help out in the nursery. The new schedule will begin in February. If you are willing to help please call Ethel Clancy at 536-6265. (Several different people ensure that no one person is always missing service.) Thanks!
Sign ups have begun! Picture day is January 13 & 14! If you haven't signed up yet, be sure to secure your spot now!!
Game Night Everyone is invited!
The Castillo's annual game night will take place this Saturday, January 9, at 7 pm. Bring a snack to share and come ready for a good time.
Winter Worship Services
During the months of January and February we will move our services into the Great Room. This will help us save on our heating bill. Worship will still begin at 10 am. If you are able, we would welcome volunteers to arrive a half hour early to help set up and others to stay and help take down.
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
You were all so generous to us with your cards, gifts, and greetings during the Christmas Season. We greatly appreciated the gift of money and the tapestry was wonderfully special. I thank God each day for each one of you. Pastor John
p.s. A blessed and happy New Year to all!
Pledges returned: 58 Local Budget: $76,044
Pledged to Missions: $15,966 Building Fund Pledges: $8,851
We still have a ways to go. Have you returned your pledge card?
If not, please do so before the Annual Meeting in January.
Welcome to First Baptist Church of Penn Yan. We are glad you joined us and hope you’ll feel at home, as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.
In the pew in front of you, you will find a “get-to-know-you” card. Please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.
We invite you to bring your children to the nursery during the service for a safe and Christian environment so that you may more fully experience Worship.
Following today’s service please stay to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.