PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main Street February 17, 2008
Penn Yan, New York 10:00 A.M.
Boy Scout Sunday
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
*Hymn “Morning Has Broken” No. 469
*Scouts Honor Guard Joe Sequin
*Pledge of Allegiance to the Christian Flag Nick Anderson
I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag and to the Savior for whose kingdom it stands, one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, one God and Father to us all.
*Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag Kevin Waugh
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Scout Oath Scout Motto Scout Law
Joe Sequin Nick Anderson Kevin Waugh
*Invocation and The Lord’s Prayer Earl Donaldson
Anthem “I Love You, Lord” Klein & Schrader
*Hymn “Here I Am, Lord” No. 525
Prayers with the People
Scripture Matthew 25:14-30 Pg. 37 NT
Message “Use Your Talents for God” 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 “I Sing a Song of the Saints of God” No. 364
*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.
Greeters: Ed & Rita Castillo
Ushers: Meghan Fuqua, Margaret Hartwell,
Clifford LeBarr, Cindy & Stan Ovens
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
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 Doug Passage
Helen Ansley Bill Gillette Billie Potts
Mary Armstrong Mary Beth Greene Linda Potts
Eva Jean Best Marlene & Gene Guild Nancy Putnam
Tracey Bicksler Frances Hartwell Lucas Ryska
Bessie Bliss Kim Strong Imisides Corrina Schultz
Milly Bloomquist Carolyn Johnson Necia Smith
Pat Carroll Don Johnson Charlie Taylor
Rachel Carter Bill LaRock Jean Wager
Mickie Christiansen Lori Lawrence Phyllis & Elwood Whitbec
*Brad Stewart-21yr old waiting for double lung transplant
* For those touched by the tragedy in Illinois.
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
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
¨ March Newsletter articles are due.
¨ Noon Fellowship Class
¨ 2 p.m. Bible Study at Meadowside Apartments
¨ 3:45 p.m. AB Girls Group
¨ 6:45 p.m. Set up tables for Lenten Luncheon
¨ Noon Lenten Luncheon
¨ Food for the Needy
¨ 9 a.m. Lay Studies
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).
This week the speaker is our own Pastor Tharp who will speak on “The Garden of Gethsemane”. Price is $4 each payable at the door.
On Wednesday, March 12, our Deacon’s will be attending a retreat here at FBC on the topic of “Reaching Spiritual Depth” which will be led by Rev. Dr. Scott Kavanaugh, pastor of Syracuse FBC.
For the prayers, cards, flowers and thoughts during a difficult time. Shelley, Tom, TJ, Tracey Bicksler and Cathy and Alan Devino.
To Rita Castillo for being on hand for Lenten Luncheon set ups.
From the Sunday School students and staff to everyone who attended the Valentine production. With a special thank you to:
Beth DeLooza, Cindy Ovens, Shane Furman, Barbara Stewart, Ed Castillo, Greg Marion and Barbara Burke.
¨ Don’t let worry kill you – let the church help.
¨ For those of you who have children and don’t know it,
we have a nursery downstairs.
¨ Next Sunday a special collection will be taken to defray the cost of the new carpet. All those wishing to do something on the carpet will come forward and do so at that time.