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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street July 5, 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.
Song of Praise
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading II Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 Pg. 338 OT
*Hymn “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” No. 561
Dear Lord, Over and over you have shown us that our peace is tied to our faithfulness. When we truly give ourselves, when we really listen to your word and act upon it, when our lives are alive with the power of your Holy Spirit then we find that we are at peace. We seek these blessings in the name of Jesus.
Special Music “O Beautiful for Spacious Skies”
*Hymn “How Firm a Foundation” No. 361
Scripture II Corinthians 12:2-10 Pg. 248 NT
Message “Strengths and Weaknesses” Rev. Paul Malles
*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
Ordinance of the Lord’s Supper
Welcome to the Lord’s Table
Community of Prayer
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
Prayer of Thanks and the Lord’s Prayer
*Hymn “Take My Life” No. 391
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Erma Mullins
Greeters: Cristine Conklin & Barbara Stewart
Ushers: Pat Ames, Shelley Bicksler, Jack Clancy,
Erma Mullins and Cheryl Stewart
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Our Prayer Concerns …
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Kathleen Clayson
Gerry Lane Margaret Hartwell
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Alberta Gottshall Viola Gray Willie Nelson
Luella Passage Dick Sharman Irene Wachala
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer
Our Special Missionaries:
Ms. Kristy Engel ~ Dominican Republic
Ms. Cynthia Harper ~ Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester
Mary Armstrong Marlene Guild Keith Pierce
Debbie Appleton John Paul Hunt Frieda Slocum
Eva Jean Best Kim Strong Imisides Barbara Stewart
Kathleen Beyea Don Johnson Brad Stewart
Bessie Bliss Joyce Kennerson Charlie Taylor
Milly Bloomquist Lori Lawrence Tomion Family
Pat Carroll McBryan Family Rick Weir
Judi Gibbs Barbara Mortensen Emma Wheeler
Bill Gillette Dorothy Mott Ralph Wilkes
Mary Gillette Lorraine Phillips Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
Eva Dillon’s daughter in Virginia
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
Tuesday, July 7
¨ 7 pm Friendship Square Dancing
Wednesday, July 8
¨ 6 pm Evening Food for the Needy
¨ 6:30 pm Concert in the Park
Thursday, July 9
¨ PYA Music lessons
Month of July – Services held at First Baptist Church at 10 am
The congregation of the Presbyterian Church will be our guests for worship services in July.
12 ~ Rev. Paul Malles, preaching on “God’s Purposes”
19 ~ Rev. John Tharp, preaching on “What Is the Difference?”
26 ~ Rev. John Tharp, preaching on “The People Whisperer”
A Vacation Bible School Thank You!
Betsy Perry Joan Strong Pam Scutt
Tammy Miller Greg Marion Dick Johnson
Betty Johnson Lyle Conrad Ethel Clancy
Mary Fullagar Erma Mullins Diane DeLooza
Erik Miller Brittany Griffin Stephanie Fulkrod
Danielle Fulkrod Glenda Majchrak Lilia Scheel
Leah Amber McMillan Jessica McMillan
Barbara Burke Eileen Modafarri Cathy MacDougall
We had 37 children participate in VBS Crocodile Dock 2009. Thank you to all who helped with teaching, arts & crafts, snacks, breakfast, transportation, photography, etc. Thank you for your time and talents!
~ Suzie Willson
UNDIES & PERSONAL CARE ITEMS
We continue to collect new packages of sox, underwear, and tee shirts for the Cameron Community Center. We have filled one box already! Remember you may shop at one of our dollar stores in town.
From the Office
Coverage is needed in the office to cover for vacation. Dates are: Monday, Aug. 3 – Friday, Aug. 7. If you can help out a day or two, please call the office at 536-9821.
Remember the Love Gift Challenge
Love Gift is an American Baptist Women’s funding for the American Baptist Mission. Remember your LOVE GIFT over the summer months. Make your own container and save your coins or look for LOVE GIFT dollars: L or G printed at the beginning of the serial code. We will have a special dedication of these gifts as part of our Women’s Sunday service in September.
ABW to help ABM ~ All profits go to the Building Fund.
We have been asked to provide sandwiches for the ABMen’s Conference on Friday evening, August 7th. We will meet at church at
1 pm to assemble them. If you are able to help or to donate food, please see or call (536-7674) Kathie Lawrence. Thank You.
A young Father reached the ultimate the other night
when he overheard himself yelling up the stairs:
“O.K. This is the last time I’m going
to tell you kids for the last time!”