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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street May 23, 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.
PENTECOST SUNDAY - BAPTISM SUNDAY
Song of Praise & Worship “Kum ba Ya” No. 338
Birthday choice of Clifford LaBarr
Welcome & Announcements
Ordinance of Baptism
Bryan L. Rittenhouse Jack Clancy
Jeanette Modaffari Erma Mullins
Elie Garman Ethel Clancy
Aaron Vaughan George Jensen
Church Business Meeting
Anthem “Majesty Medley” arr. Tom Fettke
Prayers for the People
*Hymn “I'll Fly Away” Insert
Birthday hymn for Jennifer Slocum
Scripture Luke 22:24-30 Pg. 116 NT
Message “Following The Master” Rev. 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 “O Jesus, I Have Promised” No. 388
Birthday choice of Mary Fullagar
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand
Greeters: Jack, Ethel, Ralph and Eli Clancy
Ushers: George Slocum; head usher, Ed & Rita Castillo,
Matt Scutt, Sheryl Robbins, John FM Tharp
Organist: Sheryl Robbins
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 Harper – Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester,NY
Mary Armstrong John Paul Hunt Cheryl Poole
Doris Barcliff Don Johnson *Linda Potts
Eva Jean Best Lori Lawrence Schroo Family
Kathleen Beyea Barbara Mortensen Frieda Slocum
Mickie Christiansen Mary Murphy Charlie Taylor
Barbara Gifford Doug Passage Emma Wheeler
Bill Gillette Keith Pierce Mr/Mrs Whitbeck
Hager Family Lorraine Phillips Ralph Wilkes
Ryan Hall Rick Willson
Our Country and Leaders
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship and Leadership Conference
Happy Birthday to Jennifer Slocum!
Happy Birthday to Mary Fullagar!
Monday, May 24
Wellspring Leadership Conference
7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, May 25
Wellspring Leadership Conference
5 pm Search Committee Meeting
Happy Birthday to Clifford LaBarr!
Wednesday, May 26
9 am Food for the Needy – set up
5 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Girl Scouts
7 pm Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday, May 27
9 am Food for the Needy - packing
7 pm Boy Scouts
Happy Birthday to Eileen Modaffari!
Friday, May 28
9 am Food for the Needy – distribution
The Mary & Martha Circle is “Going Out To Lunch” on Tuesday,
June 8 at noon, at the Antique Inn. All women in the church are invited. If interested contact Marge Cornell at 536-6607 by June 1.
Annual ABW Ministries Meeting
Saturday, June 5 at 8:30 am, in the Great Room.
A continental breakfast will be served and installation of officers will take place. We are still looking for a Coordinator of Personal Development. If you are interested in that position, please let Diane DeLooza know. (536-3162)
A Note from Your Secretary
Thank you all so very much for your prayers, cards and the flowers you've sent following the death of my father. I could feel your love!
A Note of Thanks
To Stan Ovens and John FM Tharp for wiring the nursery so that the worship service can be heard by those attending the children!!
Western Area ABWM Conference
June 4 & 5, Houghton College
“Look Back … Don't Stare” A mini retreat.
See Diane DeLooza for details and a reservation form if you are interested in attending. Reservations by May 31.
Thanks to your generosity our spring contributions are as follows:
America For Christ Offering - $774.34
Easter Offering - $424.00
Penny Project - $603.27
Blanket + Offering - $216.00
Thanks to everyone who helped to realize these contributions!!!
Retirement Dinner for Pastor John
Saturday, June 12
Dinner at 5 pm – Great Room seating is limited. If you plan to eat you MUST have a reservation. Program to follow in the sanctuary. Sign up sheets will be posted soon for dinner donations. If you would like to contribute to a gift for the Tharp family please see Stan Ovens or Diane DeLooza. You are also invited to write a message or memory to be included in a memory scrapbook.
I/we plan to attend Pastor John's Retirement Dinner on June 12.
Please reserve__________ places at the dinner.
Book Drive - The Penn Yan Elementary School is holding a book drive. Gently used (and not written in) books for children in Pre K to 5th graders will be distributed for the children to take home and read over the summer. The books will be collected from FBC on June 4th. Look for the box in the foyer. Sort through your own books or pick some up at yard sales!
Keuka Comfort Care Home - 6th annual Garage Sale takes place on Friday, June 4 from 9am-4pm and Saturday, June 5 from 9am to 2 pm at the Yates County Fairgrounds. All proceeds benefit the KCCH, providing comfort care for the terminally ill.
Relay for Life
On June 5th and 6th, I will be walking in the Penn Yan Relay for Life. This is a fundraising event to support cancer research, education and patient services. ANY size donation would be most appreciated. Luminarias are also available for $5 and can be made in honor or memory of someone you know whose life has been touched by cancer. These luminarias are lit and placed around the track, where they remain lit throughout the night. Thank you very much for your support and help in finding a cure for this devastating disease. ~ Pam Scutt
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.
In the pew in front of you, you will find a “get-to-know-you” card. Please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.
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 come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please speak with an usher for assistance.