PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main Street February 10, 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 130 Pg. 684 OT
*Hymn “All Things Bright and Beautiful” No. 267
Birthday choice of Sheryl Robbins
*Silent Prayer & Invocation
We call out to you, O Lord, forgive our sins. Heal the broken places in us and fill us with the peace that comes from being committed to you. Teach us to wait eagerly for the signs of your presence in us. Make us bold in speech and deed so that we may honor you in all we do. We ask this in the name of the one who taught us to pray…
*The Lord’s Prayer
Anthem “Go in Love” Price & Besig
Report of the Gideons Ken Mast
*Hymn “In the Garden” Insert
Birthday hymn of Eva Dillon
Prayers with the People
Scripture Matthew 25:1-13 Pg. 37 NT
Message “Be Prepared, Stay Prepared” 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 “Lord, Speak to Me, That I May Speak” No. 426
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
The flowers on the altar this morning are in loving memory of Floyd & Gordon Cornell from Marge Cornell.
“LOVE WITH LIGHT REFRESHMENTS”
Everyone is invited to this time of fellowship
as the youth of our church will
entertain you with songs, poems, and skits.
Meet St. Valentine & taste of refreshments
served up with a
Heart-full of Valentine Love!
Today at 11 a.m. in the Great Room !
Lay Reader: Judi Gibbs
Greeters: Eva Dillon & Erma Mullins
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: I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you. Psalm 32:8
Our Prayer Concerns…
At the Homestead: 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
Conal Smith Shane
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
Eva Jean Best *Marlene & Gene Guild Linda Potts
Tracey Bicksler 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 Bill LaRock Charlie Taylor
*Mickie Christiansen Jean Wager
Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
*Family of Onnalee Mallory who passed away on Feb. 5.
*Brad Stewart-21yr old waiting for double lung transplant
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
¨ Happy Birthday to Sheryl Robbins!
¨ 10:30 a.m. Mary & Martha Circle
¨ 7 p.m. Bd. of Trustees meeting
¨ 7 p.m. Bd. of Missions meeting
¨ 2 p.m. Bible Study at Meadowside Apartments
¨ 6:45 p.m. Set up tables for Lenten Luncheon
¨ Noon Lenten Luncheon
¨ 7 p.m. Bd. of Christian Education meeting
¨ Happy Birthday to Eva Dillon!
9 a.m. Lay Studies
Keep ‘Em Coming –
Keep those empty oatmeal containers coming in for the Youth Group. They plan to make and deliver lots of cookies to our shut-ins. Thank You!
Help Us Update Our Contact Information
Please take a moment to jot down any changes to your mailing address and telephone. E-mail addresses tend to change more often, so include any updates there as well. You may use the blank papers in the pews and place them in the collection plate if you please, or you may call the church office (leave a message if after hours).
Thank you! To those who have agreed to serve on a board or committee; to those who are currently serving and to those who have completed their terms. We appreciate your service and dedication.
Thank You! To Stan Ovens for cleaning before the Lenten Luncheon.
Though we are still in the midst of winter, Easter comes early this year (March 23). Please plan to have your Easter flowers on the altar by Palm Sunday, March 16. If you wish to place them in memory of loved ones or in honor of someone special, please notify the church office so that your remembrance may be included in the Easter bulletin.
Lord, I’m in your hands
Lord, I’m in your heart
In your thoughts
In your plans
Never left alone.