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~ ~ JUNE 20, 2010 ~ ~
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street June 20, 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
Welcome & Announcements
Family Reading Greg, Tammy, Eric & Kyle Miller
*Hymn “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise” Insert
Birthday choice of Stan Ovens
*The Lord's Prayer
*Hymn “Take My Life and Let It Be” No.391
Birthday hymn of Diane DeLooza
Prayers for the People
Scripture Deuteronomy 34:1-8 Pg. 231 OT
Message “On The Mountain Top” 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 “Nearer, My God, to Thee” Insert
In memory of Warner Gibbs
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand
Lay Reader: Greg, Tammy, Eric and Kyle Miller
Greeters: Betty Johnson
Ushers: Stan Ovens; head usher, Clifford LaBarr,
Organist: Nancy Tharp
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Today's bulletin is in honor of the June 20 Birthday of
Tom Tharp. ~John & Nancy Tharp aka “Dad & Mom”
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 Our Country and Leaders Rick Willson
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
11 am Family Day Picnic in the Great Room
5 pm Wellspring
Monday, June 21
Newsletter articles due
Wednesday, June 23
9 am Food for the Needy – set up
6:30 pm Girl Scouts
Happy Birthday to Gerry Lane!
Thursday, June 24
9 am Food for the Needy – pack
Friday, June 25
9 am Food for the Needy – distribution
Happy Birthday to Diane DeLooza!
Happy Birthday to Stan Ovens!
Saturday, June 26
Happy Birthday to Jim Best!
Just a reminder that we will again be sharing in worship services with First Presbyterian Church. July services will be held at First Presbyterian and August services will be held here at FBC. Rev. Paul Malles and Rev. Garth Brokaw, our summer interim minister, will share in leading worship. Service time will be 10 am.
Can You Help?
Anyone willing to provide food for the sandwiches for the American Baptist Men's Conference on Friday, August 13, please speak with Kathie Lawrence after church today. Thank You.
Keep In Touch
If you would like to send a card to Tom Tharp as he conducts his summer seminary internship you may write him in care of:
Peoria First Baptist Church, 411 West Lake Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
Once Pastor John has retired and until we secure an interim minister, Greg Marion as agreed to take calls for pastoral needs. Make a note of his number in the event you should need to contact him. 536-6771.
To date we have received $680 for the ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING. Thank you!! Yes, there is still time to contribute to this important offering!!
This year, instead of Cameron Community Center, we will be supporting The Food for the Needy, which will benefit our local school-age children. There is a special need for boys boxers, girls and boys socks, toothbrushes and toothpaste. A box for your donations is at the front of the sanctuary. Let's fill that box!!
Your Mission Committee
Building for Today & Tomorrow Mortgage
Phase II/Year 4
One of the privileges of being a Christian is to be able to dedicate what we have to God. We are blessed in so many ways – all we have to do is look around ourselves to see those blessings and ALSO “look up” to see where they've come from.
Many of you are aware of the mortgage for the Jessup Christian Education wing and that we still have approximately $93,000 yet to pay off. In accordance with our plan to work on this current mortgage in phases we are beginning our pledge drive for Phase II/Year 4 this month with a goal of $30,000 to cover one more year's mortgage payments. You are being asked to prayerfully consider an extra donation/pledge for the calendar year of July 2010 to June 2011 at this time to help us keep up with our mortgage payments.
To date we have contributions from many members who pledge to our BT&T mortgage during the regular calendar year from January to December 2010 and they've set the foundation for us. We graciously thank those members for setting such a wonderful example for us AND NOW IT'S OUR TURN. You may make a weekly or monthly pledge or donate one lump sum – whichever you feel God's calling to you. Please fill out the pledge sheet below and return it in the weekly offering or to the church office by June 27, 2010. We thank you in advance for your prayerful consideration in the future of the First Baptist Church of Penn Yan.
With gratitude to God and as an expression of my personal commitment to Jesus Christ and His Church, it is my intention to pledge the following amount toward our
“Building for Today and Tomorrow/Phase II 2010-2011” Fund.
A single contribution ____________________
Signed ______________________________________ Date__________
Summer Youth Camp
Creation Week Camp, sponsored by St. Mark's Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester is for young people ages 11-18. Held at Kamp Koinonia in Italy Valley, the camp will run June 27 – July 2. Scholarships are available. More information can be found by visiting St. Mark's website, www.saint-marks-episcopal-church.com and following the link for camp.
Bible Day Camp – “Keeping The Earth”
Sponsored by St. Paul's Lutheran Church and St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the camp will be August 9 – 13 from 9am to 3 pm. Trained counselors will be on site at St. Paul's leading the program. There is no cost to attend. Call 536-8165 to get the registration forms; OR there are forms on the foyer table; OR you may pick up forms at the Pinwheel Market in Penn Yan.
Looking For An Opportunity?
The Yates County Pro Action/Office for the Aging is wanting to increase their volunteer base to serve food and drinks at various events throughout the year. Anyone over the age of 14 is welcome. Contact Alayne Badmone at the Office for the Aging at 536-6038 for more information or to offer your services. The next event to take place will be a senior luncheon on Wed. July 21, at the American Legion.
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.