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~ ~ FEBRUARY 14, 2010 ~ ~
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street February 14, 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 Isaiah 52:7-12 Pg. 800 OT
*Hymn “Called as Partners in Christ's Service” No. 343
Wonderful Lord, We thank you for the joy of our salvation and for the opportunity to share that joy with others. Let us be the messengers of good news. Help us see the possibilities more than the problems. Open our hearts to those in need and set us on the Good News path. We ask this in the name of Him who taught us to pray...
*The Lord's Prayer
Anthem “Testimony Medley” arr. Tom Fettke
*Hymn “In the Garden” Insert
Birthday choice of Eva Dillon
*Prayers for the People
Scripture Mark 6:1-13 Pg. 55 NT
Message “The Tough Part of Serving” 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 “Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life” No. 408 ~ vs. 1-4
*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 Maureen McKenna & John LaBarr. ~ Sherri & George Jensen
Lay Reader: Kathie Lawrence
Greeters: Lyle, Trevor, Calysta & Kevin Conrad
Ushers: Ethel Clancy, Judi Gibbs, Bob Fullagar,
Charlie Miller, Greg Miller, Barbara Stewart
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
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
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 John Paul Hunt The Schroo Family
Doris Barcliff Don Johnson Frieda Slocum
Ryan Barkley Lori Lawrence Norma Snyder
Eva Jean Best Barbara Mortensen Charlie Taylor
Kathleen Beyea Mary Murphy Emma Wheeler
Mickie Christiansen Doug Passage Rick Weir
Barbara Gifford *Keith Pierce The Whitbecks
Bill Gillette Lorraine Phillips Ralph Wilkes
Hager Family Cheryl Poole
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
¨ 6 pm St. Valentine's Day Square Dance
Monday, February 15
¨ 9am Articles due for the March Newsletter
¨ Happy Birthday to Eva Dillon!
Tuesday, February 16
¨ 7 pm Lay Studies
¨ 7 pm Bd. of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, February 17
¨ 5 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, February 18
¨ Noon Lenten Lunches at PYUMC
¨ 7 pm Boy Scouts
St. Valentine's Day Square Dance tonight (February 14) at 6 pm
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. A goodwill offering will be collected for our caller.
We Are Still In Need of 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.
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.
What A Wonderful Farewell!
I cannot thank everyone enough for their gifts and support throughout my 26 years as a family member of this church. I know that even though I will be miles away, your guidance, love and prayers will be right there with me. Thanks Again! ~ Beth & Jim
White Water Rafting Trip
This year's trip is scheduled for Saturday, April 10. The cost is $14 (which includes lunch) per person due at time of sign up. See the March newsletter for more information.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau
needs temporary workers in Yates Co. Information is available on the table outside of Great Room.
7th Annual Aternoon Tea
The youth of Penn Yan would like to invite all senior citizens to an “Afternoon Tea” on Thursday, March 4. Refreshments, including specialty sandwiches and sweets will be provided along with tea. The PYA Jazz Ensemble will entertain and valet parking will be available. The event takes place in the Academy Gymnasium from 4 – 5:30 pm. This is a gift to the community, there is NO cost for attending. For reservations call the Yates Co. Office of the Aging at: 536-5515. Let us know if you need transportation, it will be provided.
Thursdays ~ serving at PY United Methodist Church
Date Topic Speaker
Feb. 18 Women with Perfume Adrienne Russell, PYUMC
Feb. 25 Maid in the Courtyard Wayne Butler PYUMC
Mar. 4 Pilate's Wife John Tharp FBC
Mar. 11 The “Other” Woman David Smith St. Mark's
Mar. 18 Mary, Mother of Jesus Paul Malles Presby.
Mar. 25 Mary Magdalene Ellen KnightDresden UMC
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 1/24 1/31 2/7
61 64 60
Current Expenses $783 $3,399 $3,266
Missions 244 511 323
BT&T 150 419 234
Total $1,177 $4,329 $3,823
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.
A father was at the beach with his children when his four- year -old son ran up to him, grabbed his hand, and led him to the shore where a sea gull lay dead in the sand. “Daddy, what happened to him?” the son asked. “He died and went to heaven,” the father replied. The boy thought a moment and then asked, “Did God throw him back down?”