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~ ~ FEBRUARY 21, 2010 ~ ~
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street February 21, 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 “As the Deer” Insert
Birthday choice of Cindy Ovens
Welcome & Announcements
Scripture Reading Psalm 86:6-12 Pg. 652 OT
*Hymn “If Thou but Trust in God to Guide Thee” No. 282
Gracious Lord, We pray that you would train our hands for works of peace, our minds for dealing with the diseases of war and hatred, and our hearts for ways of compassion. Help us to draw on the learnings of past generations so that we might move toward a hopeful future. Let Christ be the guide for all that we would do. We ask these things in His name and offer the prayer He has taught us...
*The Lord's Prayer
Anthem “Testimony Medley” arr. Tom Fettke
*Hymn “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” No. 403
Birthday hymn for Leon Stiles
*Prayers for the People
Scripture Micah 4:1-4 Pg. 1009 OT
Message “Teach With Purpose” Rev. John Tharp
(A Dialogue with Dr. Joseph Burke, President of Keuka College)
*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 Every Time I Feel the Spirit” No. 315
Birthday choice of Chapita Shaver
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand
Lay Reader: Betty Johnson
Greeters: Barbara Gage & Pat Ames
Ushers: Stan Ovens – head usher,
Cindy Ovens, Clifford LeBarr
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in prayer for:
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Alice Fairbrother
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
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 Harpter – Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester,NY
Mary Armstrong John Paul Hunt Schroo Family
Doris Barcliff Don Johnson Frieda Slcoum
Ryan Barkley Lori Lawrence Charlie Taylor
Eva Jean Best Pete Modaffari Emma Wheeler
Kathleen Beyea Barbara Mortensen RickWeir
Brian Bliss Mary Murphy Mr/Mrs Whitbeck
Mickie Christiansen Doug Passage Ralph Wilkes
Barbara Gifford Keith Pierce Rick Willson
Bill Gillette Lorraine Phillips
Hager Family Cheryl Poole
Our Country and Leaders
Family of Norma Snyder who passed away on Feb. 21
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
¨ 3 pm Wellspring
Monday, February 22
¨ 3 pm Service for Norma Snyder at Weldons
¨ 7 pm Lay Studies
¨ 7:30 pm Council of Churches Meeting here at FBC
Wednesday, February 24
¨ 5 pm Backpack Program
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy set up
¨ Happy Birthday to Leon Stiles!
Thursday, February 25
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy packing
¨ Noon Lenten Lunches at PYUMC
¨ 7 pm Boy Scouts
Friday, February 26
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy distribution
¨ Happy Birthday to Cindy Ovens!
Saturday, February 27
¨ Happy Birthday to Chapita Shaver!
Notice: There will be a business meeting on March 7, for the purpose of electing members of the search committee.
A memorial service for Norma Snyder will take place tomorrow, February 22, at Weldon Funeral Chapel. Calling hours will be at 3 pm with a service conducted by Rev. Tharp at 4 pm.
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.
Beginning in March the small group “Encouraging One Another” will continue. Utilizing all the Wednesdays in March they will meet from 7-8:30 pm in the library under the leadership of Cheryl Stewart.
For Your Loved Ones
A special way to remember your loved ones is to purchase a Sunday bulletin in their memory or in their honor. Many dates are open now.Remember a birthday, anniversary or memory by filling out the form below and leaving it in the offering plate or in the church office. A donation of $10 will help to defray church operating costs. Additional form are available on the greeting table.
In Memory of: ____________________________________________
In Honor of: ______________________________________________
Given by: ________________________________________________
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 Cost $6.00
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 Knight Dresden UMC
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.