~ ~ MAY 30, 2010 ~ ~




224 Main Street                                                                 May 30, 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     “You Are My Hiding Place”           Insert

                                                Birthday choice of John FM Tharp


Welcome & Announcements


Scripture Reading                  Isaiah 43:16-21                      Pg. 786 OT


*Hymn                        “All Things Bright and Beautiful”          No. 267

                                    Birthday song for Erik Miller


*Unison Invocation

            When we look back to the times of trial in our lives, we see your hand at work, O Lord. You have calmed the troubled waters, ended wars, and brought your healing touch. When we remember your power, we look ahead with confidence. Bless us this day as you call forth our praise. We ask this in the name of the One who taught us to pray...


*The Lord's Prayer


Anthem                       “The Journey Is Our Home”               Allen Pote


Recognition of Our Long Time Members   


Children's Time


Prayers for the People


*Hymn                        “He Leadeth Me”                                        Insert

                                    Birthday hymn for George Slocum


Scripture                     Luke 22:19                                         Pg. 116 NT


Message                     “Do This In Remembrance”               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 Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”     No. 357





*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand



Lay Reader:               Nancy Marion

Greeters:                    Paul & Cathy MacDougal    

Ushers:                       Stan Ovens; head usher, Brittany Griffith,

                                    Erma Mullins, Barbara Stewart, Cheryl Stewart

Organist:                    Sheryl Robbins

Choir Director:           Nancy Tharp

Pastor:                        Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp

Church Phone:            315-536-9821 

Church E-mail: 

Church Website:


Please Be In Prayer For

At Clinton Crest:        Burton Barcliff       Alice Fairbrother   

Gerry Lane                

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


Prayers for:

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.





Member                 Year Received into Membership           Total     

Kathryn Warren                     1923                                        87

Alice Fairbrother                    1928                                        82

Margaret Mills                      1929                                        81

Margaret Drakely                 1930                                        80

Harland Chidsey                    1934                                        76

Juanita Culver                        1934                                        76

Bill Gillette                             1939                                        71

Virginia DeLooza                   1941                                        69

Jean Brewer                           1943                                        67

Gladys Kjar                            1943                                        67

Polly Logan                            1943                                        67

Necia Smith                            1943                                        67

Eva Jean Best                        1948                                        62

Richard Johnson                    1949                                        61

Billie Potts                              1950                                        60

Marge Cornell                       1950                                        60


Thank You: To Pam Scutt and Erma Mullins for providing cake for the reception following today's service.


This Week’s Schedule & Announcements



5 pm    Wellspring


Monday, May 31

Memorial Day: Remember our Veterans– the office will be closed


Tuesday, June 1

7 pm      Bd of Missions

7 pm      Bd of Deacons


Wednesday, June 2

5 pm     Backpack Program

6:30      Girl Scouts

7 pm     Habitat for Humanity

7 pm     Friendship Square Dancing


Thursday, June 3

7 pm    Boy Scouts


Friday, June 4


Saturday, June 5

8:30 am   ABW Local meeting


Next Week’s Theme & Scripture:

“Do This In Remembrance”

Luke 22:19


Church  & Community News


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)


Western Area ABWM Conference   June 4 & 5, Houghton College. “Look Back … Don't Stare” See Diane DeLooza for details and a reservation form if you are interested. Reservations by May 31.


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


Retirement Dinner for Pastor John

Saturday, June 12 @ 5 pm - - Dinner and Program


Yes, please reserve ________ places at the dinner.


Name ________________________________________

Make your reservations by Tuesday, June 1.


You are also invited to write down any memories you would like to go into the scrapbook for John and Nancy, and if you would like to contribute towards a gift please see Stan Ovens or Diane DeLooza.



Thank You: To the church mouse who keeps the first-aid kit stocked!


In an effort to create more space in the shed in the church parking lot we will be removing a number of items. These include a chest of drawers and a large number of boxes containing Christmas decorations, faux fur and other materials for making stuffed animals. After June 15, we intend to donate them to the Once Again Shoppe.

                                                        ~Bd. Of Christian Education


Attendance and Financial Report

Were you here?                       5/9               5/16                5/23                                                                                                              

                                                   51                  57                   71

Current Expenses             $2,669              $897              $986

Missions                                   668               157                226

BT&T                                      365               116                  85

Total                                   $3,702          $1,170            $1,297


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.