~ ~ FEBRUARY 7, 2010 ~ ~



224 Main Street                                                            February 7, 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                  Luke 5:12-16                           Pg. 85 NT



*Hymn                        “All Things Bright and Beautiful”          No. 267

                                    Birthday choice of Sheryl Robbins


*Unison Invocation

            Gracious Lord, we seek your touch to heal our physical bodies guide our wayward spirits, and direct our distracted minds. Draw us near to yourself so that we might know your deepest hopes for our lives. Fill us to overflowing with the joy of your love and make us fruitful servants of your Word. Amen.


Anthem                       “Communion Hymn”            David Kellermeyer


Children's Time


*Hymn                        “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”                    No. 276


Scripture                     Mark 5:21-43                                       Pg. 54 NT


Message                     “Touching Jesus”                       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                        “To God Be the Glory”                   No. 485 vs. 1


Ordinance of the Lord's Supper

                                    Welcome to the Lord's Table

                                    Vision Statement

                                    Community of Prayer

                                    Sharing the Bread

                                    Sharing the Cup

                                    Prayer of Thanks and the Lord's Prayer


*Hymn                        “To God Be the Glory”                   No. 485 vs. 2





*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand


The flowers on the altar table are placed in loving memory of Floyd and Gordon Cornell by Marge Cornell.


Today's bulletin is in memory of Howard Barcliff.

                                                                            ~ Don & Doris Barcliff


Lay Reader:               Greg Marion

Greeters:                    George & Joyce Slocum       

Ushers:                       Pat Ames, Shelley Bicksler, Jack Clancy, Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart

Choir Director:           Nancy Tharp

Pastor:                        Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp

Church Phone:            315-536-9821 

Church E-mail: 

Church Website:         


Today's Sunday School Topics

Adult Program –  “A Hopeful People”


Please Be In Prayer For


At Clinton Crest:        Burton Barcliff           Alice Fairbrother       

                                                                        Gerry Lane                


At the Homestead:     Helen Ansley              Virginia DeLooza

Alberta Gottshall       Viola Gray                  Willie Nelson

                                    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


Prayers for:

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

Mickie Christiansen  Mary Murphy                        Emma Wheeler         

Barbara Gifford         Doug Passage                        Rick Weir

Bill Gillette                 *Keith Pierce                   Elwood & Phyllis Whitbeck

Hager Family             Lorraine Phillips                     Ralph Wilkes                    

John Paul Hunt

Family of Luella passage

Family of Paul Nelson

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



¨      Noon   Bridal Shower for Beth DeLooza Travis

¨      3 pm    Wellspring

Monday, February 8

¨                  7 pm    Lay Studies Class

Tuesday, February 9

¨                  10:30 am         Mary & Martha Circle

¨                  7 pm    Bd. Of Missions Meeting

Wednesday, February 10

¨                   5 pm   Backpack Program

¨                  6:30 pm           Girl Scouts

¨                  7 pm    Evening Food for the Needy

¨                  7 pm    Membership Class

Thursday, February 11

¨                  7pm     Bd. Of Christian Education Meeting

¨                  7 pm    Boy Scouts


Next Week’s Theme & Scripture:

“The Tough Part of Serving”

Mark 6:1-13


Church News


Help in the Nursery

Ethel Clancy is looking for volunteers in the nursery to help care for the children. If we have many different people then no one person is always missing service. Call Ethel at 536-6265.


Your Snapshots are Needed

Your pictures of church ativities can be submitted for consideration for the activity pages of the 2010 directory.  Be sure to put you name on the back side so we can return them to you. All pictures should be dropped off to the church office or to Nancy Marion by Fri., Feb. 12.


In Need of a Ride

Cristine Conklin is in need of a ride to Geneva (Finger Lakes Community Eye Care) on Tuesday, February 23, at 10:30 am.

Please see her following church if you can help her out.


Cards of sympathy

for the passing of Luella Passage can be mailed to Doug Passage at:

Douglas Passage

Bethany Village

3005 Watkins Rd

Horseheads, NY 14845



The deadline for the March newslsetter will be February 15.



St. Valentine's Day Square Dance


Join us in the Great Room on Sunday, February 14

for an event you won't want to miss!


Bob Ellis of the Penn Yan Friendship Squares

will be the honorary caller.


Couples, singles, families, everyone is invited!!!

No experience is necessary and dress is casual


Refreshments will be served


Sunday, February 14, at 6 pm


A goodwill offering will be collected for our caller.           



Community News


Benefit for The People of Haiti

The Dresden Methodist Church will have a dinner to raise money for the people of Haiti on Saturday, February 20, from 4-8 pm.

Dinner choices: Chicken Parmesan $10:75; Pork w/Orange Glaze $10.75; Steak $12.00


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?                         1/17              1/24                1/31                                                                                                 

                                                       64                  61                  64

Current Expenses                  $2,729              $783          $3,399

Missions                                       626                244               511

BT&T                                        1,258                150               419

Total                                        $4,613           $1,177          $4,329



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~ Under same management for over 2000 years.