FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street January 13, 2008
Penn Yan, New York 10:00 A.M.
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.
Songs of Praise & Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Psalm 100 Pg. 661 OT
*Hymn “All People That on Earth Do Dwell” No. 220
*Silent Prayer & Invocation
Help us sing with joy, O Lord. Help us to open our voices and our hearts. Let us praise you with confident and courageous affirmation of your Lordship over all creation. Show us that we are your people, the sheep of your pasture, the lambs you hold in your arms, the loved ones you cherish. Teach us to draw strength from your eternal faithfulness. We ask this in Jesus’ name, for he has taught us to pray…
*The Lord’s Prayer
Anthem “He Is Mine” Hal H. Hopson
*Hymn “Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life” No. 408
*Prayers of the People
Scripture Matthew 5:38-42 Pg. 7 NT
Message “Dealing with Grudges” Rev. John R. 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 “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” No. 466
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Betty Johnson, Lisa Wood, Brittany Griffin
Ushers: Mary & Bob Fullagar, Judi Gibbs, Charlie Miller,
Greg Miller, Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Thought: The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you.
Our Prayer Concerns…
At the Homestead:
Onnalee Mallory Luella Passage Alberta Gottshall
Willie Nelson Alice Wise
Clinton Crest: Ralph Seager Milly Burke
Friends with long term-illness: Elmer Cranmer
Loved ones serving in the Armed Forces:
Jennifer Willson Jamie Twist Conal Smith Shane Slayton (Keuka College Student)
Our Special Interest Missionaries: *see bulletin boards for more info
Rev. Virgil Nelson Kathy Pearce
Prayers for: Marge Cornell Lori Lawrence
Helen Ansley Bill Gillette Doug Passage
Mary Armstrong Mary Beth Greene Billie Potts
Roy Bell Marlene & Gene Guild Linda Potts
Eva Jean Best Frances Hartwell Nancy Putnam
Bessie Bliss Kim Strong Imisides Lucas Ryska
Milly Bloomquist Carolyn Johnson Corrina Schultz
Pat Carroll Don Johnson Necia Smith
Rachel Carter Bob & Mary Jones Charlie Taylor
*Mickie Christiansen Bill LaRock Jean Wager Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
Budget Hearing – On Thursday, January 17, at 7 p.m. there will be a hearing on the proposed budget for 2008.
Annual Meeting and Potluck Luncheon – Sunday, January 20, at noon there will be a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. The Annual Meeting will follow beginning at 12:45 p.m.
¨ 11 am Parenting Class
¨ Noon Fellowship Class
¨ 7 pm Inquirers Class
¨ 7 pm Budget Hearing
¨ 9 am Baptist Heritage Class
¨ Noon Potluck Luncheon
¨ 12:45 pm Annual Meeting
Baby Shower Today!
Inquirers Event – January 16 @ 7 p.m.
If you would like information about baptism and being a member of our church, you can find it at this event. Our Deacons will provide a delicious assortment of homemade desserts and there will be a short program about the church and what it means to be a member here. If you have any questions about this event please contact the church office at 536-9821 or one of the Deacons.
The ABW annual breakfast will be held on Saturday, February 2, at 8:30 a.m. at the Trading Post Restaurant in Keuka Park.
Diane DeLooza will present a short program.
American Baptist Churches of New York State
5865 East Seneca Turnpike
Jamesville, NY 13078
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