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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street March 22, 2009
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.
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Songs of Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Matthew 26:31-35 Pg. 40 NT
*Hymn “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross” No. 101
Dear Lord, Your presence always challenges us, stirs us from our comfort zone, and sets us on a higher path. We confess our lack of courage to stand with you and pray that we might become more like Jesus everyday. From you we seek the strength and determination to reject the evil within us and bear the light of love to all the world. We ask this prayer in the name of Him who taught us to pray…
*The Lord’s Prayer
Anthem “God So Loved the World” Peterson
*Hymn “Be Thou My Vision” No. 339
Birthday hymn for Richie Taylor
Prayers with the People
Scripture Mathew 26:36-46 Pg. 40 NT
Message “The Heart of God Revealed” Pastor 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
*Hymn “There’s Something About that Name” No. 78 PB
Birthday choice of Thomas Burke
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: John FM Tharp
Greeters: Matt Scutt & Charlie Miller
Ushers: Ed & Rita Castillo, Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt, George Slocum, John FM Tharp
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Our Prayer Concerns
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer
At the Homestead: Luella Passage Alberta Gottshall
Viola Gray Virginia DeLooza Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Helen Ansley Dick Sharman
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Mrs. Susan Harding Dr. James & Rev. Debra Kelsey
Mary Armstrong Richard Gottshall Frieda Slocum
Eva Jean Best Marlene Guild Barbara Stewart
Kathy Beyea Alicia Hurlburt Brad Stewart
Bessie Bliss Kim Strong Imisides Charlie Taylor
*Milly Bloomquist Don Johnson Jean Wager
Pat Carroll Lori Lawrence Rick Weir
Judi Gibbs Barbara Mortensen Ralph Wilkes
Bill Gillette *Keith Pierce Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
*Indicates that special prayers are needed.
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
New Address for Daryl Johnson:
410 C Tenton Drive, Webster, NY 14580
Sunday Bulletin Cover:
Today’s bulletin cover is in Honor of Kimberly Hassett.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
¨ 11 am Bringing Up Boys Parenting Class
Monday, March 23
¨ 10am – 4pm GED Class
¨ 7:30 pm Council of Churches meeting at PYUMC
¨ Happy Birthday to Richie Taylor!
Tuesday, March 24
¨ 6:30 pm Girl Scouts
Wednesday, March 25
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy set up
¨ 10 am Gallivanters outing to Maple Tree Inn
¨ 5 pm Backpack packing
¨ 7 pm Youthgroup
Thursday, March 26
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy pack boxes
¨ Noon Lenten Lunch at PYUMC
¨ 7 pm Boy Scouts
¨ Happy Birthday to Tom Burke!
Friday, March 27
¨ 8 am Food for the Needy distribution
¨ 6:30 pm Bringing Up Boys Parenting Class
Saturday, March 28
¨ 10 am Keuka Quilters
This week we will “go-along” with the Gallivanters as they travel to the Maple Tree Inn for an all you can eat pancake, maple syrup, sausage and ham lunch. The church van leaves at 10 am.
March 25 leave at 10 am
A good time is in the offing! The Gallivanters are going to the Maple Tree Inn for an all you can eat pancake, maple syrup, sausage, and ham lunch. The cost is $6.90. If you wish to go let Ed or Rita Castillo, Don or Kathie Lawrence or the church office, know by March 23.
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Saturday, April 4 Only 7 seats are left!
Very soon we will be making our annual Whitewater Rafting Trip down PA’s Grand Canyon. The cost is $14.00 per person and includes lunch! Payment should be made to the church office or Pastor John (cash only please). The church van will leave at 7 am. Information is available in the office on what to wear and what to expect!
Yes, I Can Help!
I can sponsor someone who would like to go whitewater rafting but can’t afford the $14. We have several in our congregation who have expressed an interest in going, but are struggling financially. Leave payment with Pastor John or call Peggy at the church office to arrange payment.
Collecting for Utica
Once again, with spring cleaning on the horizon, keep in mind the needs of the Burmese Refugees in Utica. Bicycles, items to set up house, summer clothing, etc. We will let you know when we will be collecting as the date draws near.
News from the Bd. of Missions
In April we will start promoting “Undies Sundays” to benefit Cameron Community Center in Rochester. The needs keep growing.
Green Lakes Sunday will be next Sunday, March 29.
We received a Thank You for your contributions to the Yates County Jail Ministry.
Keep checking the bulletin boards. We will be featuring our Special Interest Missionaries!
Keep the cancelled stamps, Campbell Labels and “Boxtops for Education” coming. Every little bit helps!
Finger Lakes Baptist Association Meeting
Sunday, March 29
Registration begins at 2:30 pm
Program at 3 pm: Rev. Jim Kerr will be speaking on the topic
“Personal Spiritual Formation”
Dish to Pass Supper at 5 pm
We are the host church and will provide dessert and beverages
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Branchport will host a St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Concert at 3 pm today. Playing: Hannah & Don Zelazny, Trudy Moon, Alice and Ann Wilber.
Crop Walk Recruiter meeting
Wed. March 25, at 7 pm at Bluff Point UMC. RSVP to Sarah Stackhouse at 536-9482.
Sat. March 28
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is holding a fashion show to benefit the current renovation project. It will be held at Sarrasin’s on the Lake at noon with a luncheon. Fashions are compliments of Peebles Department Store. Tickets must be purchased in advance for $20 from Sylvia Eisenhart: 536-7294, Marilyn Smith: 536-2173, or Loree MacKerchar: 531-2053.
Roast Beef Dinner
Saturday, April 4
Altay Baptist Church is sponsoring a Roast Beef Dinner with homemade pies! Serving will be from 4:30 pm – Until? Adults: $8, Kids 5-12: $4, under 5 – free. Tyrone Fire House Route 226.
Creative Puns for Educated Minds…
¨ When cannibals ate a missionary, they got a taste of religion.
¨ A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.
¨ I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger. Then it hit me.
¨ Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
¨ Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.
¨ Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.
¨ The butcher backed into the meat grinder and got a little behind in his work.
¨ A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.
Memorial Bulletin Covers
A new concept taking place in our church community are Memorial Sunday Bulletin Covers. You can purchase Sunday bulletin cover In Memory Of or In Honor Of a loved one. This is a unique way to memorialize or to recognize a loved one, and at the same time help to defray church operating costs. The cost is $10 for one Sunday. There will be mention in the bulletin who the cover named for. This is similar to providing flowers in the sanctuary for a loved one. We have included a form below. Additional forms will be on the greeting tables and in the office.
Send in your completed form with your payment to the church office.
MEMORIAL SUNDAY BULLETIN COVERS - $10.00
Date Preferred ____________________________________________
In Honor of ______________________________________________
In Memory of _____________________________________________
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