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~ ~ JANUARY 24, 2010 ~ ~
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street January 24, 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.
Prelude Connie Gibson
Song of Praise & Worship “Jesus, Loves Me!” No. 304
Birthday choice of Eli Clancy
Welcome & Announcements
Scripture Reading Psalm 9:1-4 Pg. 598 OT
*Hymn “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!” No. 138
Birthday choice of some old dude
Teach us to praise you, Lord. Open our minds to your thoughts. Free our voices to sing. Awaken us from the slumber of our spirits so that we might join together in sharing the wonder of our salvation. Bless us with the energy of faith that comes when we really trust in you. We seek these things in the name of Him who taught us to pray...
The Lord's Prayer
Special Music “Amazing Grace/Pachelbel's Canon”
Barb Stewart & Anne Perry
arr. Jean Shafferman
*Hymn “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” No. 288
Prayers for the People
Scripture Mark 4:35-41 Pg. 52 NT
Message “Peace, Be Still” 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 “Breathe on Me, Breath of God” No. 316
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand
Today's bulletin is in honor of Rev. John R. Tharp.
~ Nancy Tharp
Lay Reader: Judi Gibbs
Greeters: Barbara Burke & Sue Willson
Ushers: Ed & Rita Castillo, Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt, George Slocum, John FM Tharp
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Today's Sunday School Topics
Adult Program – “Facing Opposition”
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 Kathryn Clayson
Margaret Hartwell Georgia Ovens
Our Special Missionaries:
Ms. Kristy Engel ~ Dominican Republic
Ms. Cynthia Harper ~ Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester
Mary Armstrong Don Johnson Cheryl Poole
Ryan Barkley Lori Lawrence The Schroo Family
Eva Jean Best Barbara Mortensen Frieda Slocum
Kathleen Beyea Wayne McBaker Charlie Taylor
Mary Murphy Emma Wheeler Mickie Christiansen
Barbara Gifford Doug Passage Rick Weir
Bill Gillette *Keith Pierce Elwood & Phyllis Whitbeck
Hager Family Lorraine Phillips Ralph Wilkes
John Paul Hunt
Brian Bliss – Bessie's nephew had partial leg amputation
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
¨ Happy Birthday to Rev. Tharp!
Monday, January 25
¨ 7 pm Lay Studies Class
¨ 7:30 pm Council of Churches at First Presbyterian
Wednesday, January 27
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy - set up
¨ 5 pm Backpack Program
¨ 7 pm Membership Class
Thursday, January 28
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy - Packing
¨ 7 pm Boy Scouts
Friday, January 29
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy - Distribution
¨ Happy Birthday to Eli Clancy!
~ Memorial Bulletin Info
We wish to thank you for a successful 2009 Memorial Bulletin Campaign! In our first year every Sunday was adopted in memory or in honor of a loved one. Dates are open for 2010. Forms are available on the table in the foyer and in each months newsletter. They may be returned to the church office with your $10 donation.
~ Can You Help?
To date, no one has stepped forward to lend a hand in the nursery. We need volunteers who will stay with the children during worship service on a rotating basis. 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!
~ Directory Picture Date: Tuesday, February 2
We've been able to add a second date for our pictorial directory. If you haven't signed up please call the church office at 536-9821.
~ Save the Date! Sunday, February 7
For a bridal shower for Beth DeLooza Travis! This will also be a bit of a “Going Away Party” as Beth will be joining her husband at Fort Campbell, Kentucky later in February. Beth is registered at: Macy's, Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Pampered Chef and JC Penney. Please join us!!
~ Advisory Board Meeting
The next meeting of the ADVISORY BOARD will be Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7 pm. All boards/committees MUST have a representative present.
~ "Secret Place"
Dear Friends: In light of the possible deficit in the Bd. of Missions budget, we are trying to economize where we can. One item you can help us with is the SECRET PLACE. We spent $115 last year and took in $27.
In order to continue to supply the SECRET PLACE, we need to know HOW MANY regular issues and HOW MANY large print issues are needed. Please complete the attached form and return to a member of the Bd. Of Missions or to the Church Office. A contribution to offset the cost is greatly appreciated. - - Your Bd. Of Missions
would like a regular/large print (circle one) SECRET PLACE.
~ ~ SUPER SUB SUNDAY 2010 ~ ~
As a fund raiser for Habitat of Yates County, the Board of Missions is preparing subs forSuper Bowl Sunday on February 7. All proceeds from the sale of the subs will go to Habitat for Humanity of Yates County to help build another house.
The subs will be made on Saturday, February 6, and can be picked up after 3 pm on that day, or they can be picked up after church service on February 7.
To order your subs, see a member of the Board of Missions: Shelley Bicksler, Ed Castillo, Mary Fullagar, Judi Gibbs, Betty Johnson, Don Lawrence or Greg Miller.
All orders must be pre-paid. Checks should be made out to The First Baptist Church.
The deadline for orders is Sunday, January 31.
Subs: Turkey, Roast Beef or Ham
Price : $7.00
Order forms may be found on the table in the foyer.
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.
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 and enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship, here in the Great Room.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 1/3 1/10 1/17
No Count No Count 64
Current Expenses $2,401 $4,153 $2,729
Missions 326 384 626
BT&T 156 210 1,258
Total $2,883 $4,747 $4,613
“To shorten winter,
borrow some money due in spring.”