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PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main Street June 22, 2008
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.
Song of Praise & Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Psalm 118:19-24 Pg. 675 OT
*Hymn “Immortal Invisible, God Only Wise” No. 263
Birthday Choice of Stan Ovens
*Silent Prayer & Invocation (Praying the Scriptures)
We have come to praise you, O Lord. Thank you for this glorious day. Thank you for these people who share in worship. Thank you for the gifts of life, love and forgiveness. Your presence is a sign of victory and a joy to our spirits. We offer our praise in the name of Him who taught us to pray…
*The Lord’s Prayer
Anthem “Let All Things Now Living”
*Hymn “In the Garden” Insert
Birthday choice of Jim Best
*Prayers with the People
Scripture II Corinthians 5:11-19 Pg. 242 NT
Message “God Is Willing To Forget – Are You?” Rev. John 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 “Take My Life” No. 391
Birthday choice of Diane DeLooza
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Margaret Mills
Greeters: Mark, Anne, Lilia and Tatiana Scheel
Ushers: Cindy & Stan Ovens, Clifford LeBarr, Meghan Fuqua, Margaret Hartwell, Sean Ahearn
Pastor: John R. Tharp
Organist: Carrie Ahearn Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Our Prayer Concerns…
At the Homestead: Luella Passage Alberta Gottshall
Virginia DeLooza Willie Nelson
Helen Ansley Alice Wise
Friends with long term-illness: Elmer Cranmer
Loved ones serving in the Armed Forces: Jennifer Willson
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Richard & Mrs. Susan Harding ~Dr. James & Rev. Debra Kelsey
Mary Armstrong Kim Strong Imisides Billie Potts
Eva Jean Best Carolyn Johnson Linda Potts
Tracey Bicksler Don Johnson Lucas Ryska
Pat Carroll Nancy Putnam Corrina Schultz
Rachel Carter Bill LaRock *Doug Seager
Mickie Christiansen Lori Lawrence Betty Smith
Reece Conley *Doug Mattison Barbara Stewart
Bill Gillette Barbara Mortensen Charlie Taylor
Marlene Guild Polly Logan Jean Wager
Frances Hartwell Doug Passage Jean Whitaker
Keith Pierce Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
*Ralph Wilkes has moved to Living Center South, room 107
*Brad Stewart- struggling after double lung transplant.
*Mary Ann Morith recovering from stroke; sister of Judi Gibbs
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
¨ Happy Birthday to Rick Willson!
¨ 7 p.m. VBS Meeting
¨ Happy Birthday to Gerry Lane!
¨ Happy Birthday to Diane DeLooza!
¨ Happy Birthday to Warner Gibbs!
¨ Happy Birthday to Stan Ovens!
Happy Birthday to Jim Best!
Next Week’s Theme & Scripture is:
“Take Out the Garbage, Leave It Out! James 1:19-27
(A series on Re-Virtuing our Lives)
Rev. Don Lawrence will be our guest preacher on July 6.
June 30 – July 3
It hardly seems possible that Vacation Bible School 2008 is just one week away! Soon the building will be filled with the sounds of singing, laughter, and happy voices. We can’t make this happen without you though. Can you help out with any of these items? Contact Suzy Willson or Barbara Burke.
¨ 4 oval wicker laundry baskets (to loan)
¨ Artificial plants and flowers (to loan)
¨ Scrap Wood (Pine)
¨ Small jingle bells
¨ Small sea shells Helpers Beads Kids
Monday, June 23
There will be a meeting of the planning team at 7 p.m. in the library.
Help is wanted in the church office to cover while
Peggy is on vacation to answer the phone and greet
visitors. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Days that need
coverage are: Tuesdays – July 22 & 29; Thursdays-July 24 & 31; and Fridays-July25 & Aug. 1. Call the office if you can help. Perks include: coffee, visitors, and air conditioning! (Thanks go out to Erma Mullins for covering the Mondays and Kathie Lawrence for covering the Wednesdays).
Fresh Air Fund
The Fresh Air Fund sends city children to visit volunteer host families in 13 Northeastern states every summer. Last summer the Penn Yan area was host to four children. Become a host family today! Call Shelly at 585-259-2959. More information can be found on the table by the Great Room and by visiting www.freshair.org
Chris and Jodi Stewart of Alaska are proud to announce the birth of their first child. Cameron Lee Stewart was born on June 6, weighing 9 lbs, 8 oz. Mom, dad and baby are all doing fine! The proud Grandmother is Cheryl Stewart and the very proud Great-Grandmother is Fran Morse.
Mexicali Mission Trip
The next meeting for those interested in attending this years mission trip will be on Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. This date will be the last chance for sign-ups. $300 is needed at this date to purchase airline tickets in order to get a lowest possible rate.
We Love Lungs Benefit
Sunday, June 29 @ 2 p.m @ The Fireman’s Field
The local band Durow, with members David Herold, Chris Fuqua, and Ron McQuaid, are putting on a show to benefit Brad Stewart. Brad recently had a double lung transplant and while his body has accepted his new lungs, the group would like to do all they can to help with the cost that comes with surgery such as this. 100% of monies raised will go to Brad. Genres include: punk, acoustic, electronica, gospel, blues, funk, metal and rock. Cost of admission is $3. Other bands participating are: Cloaned, Alchemy, Chris & Shaun Jones, Tim Dyer, Our Father’s Children and more.
Rushville Health Center
people helping people
The Rushville Health Center serves the surrounding communities by providing health services to low income and immigrant families.
Our project this year in Vacation Bible School will be to collect first aid and dental hygiene items that these children and families can use. Check over the list below and drop off your donations to the office or during the VBS week of June 30 – July 3.
First aid items Cavity fighting mouth rinse
Band-aids Tooth paste/Toothbrushes
Antibiotic creams Dental Floss
Hydrogen peroxide Cotton Balls
Sterile gauze Rubbing alcohol
On Thursday, July 3, Bill Namesnik, director of Rushville Health Center will be here to talk to the children about the center, and who they serve. At this time we will present the donations to him.
Thought: If you need help, Ask God.
If you don’t, Thank God.