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PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main Street July 6, 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 “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” No. 49
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Psalm 37:1-11 Pg. 616 OT
*Hymn “All Things Bright and Beautiful” Pg. 267
Birthday Hymn for Christian Modaffari
*Silent Prayer & Invocation (Praying the Scriptures)
Almighty God, in you alone our hearts find rest and peace. Reveal yourself to us in this hour of worship, pour down upon us your spiritual gifts, and grant that this time of holy quiet may be profitable to us in heavenly things. Refresh and strengthen us to complete the work, which you have given us to do; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
*Silent Prayer & Meditation-The Lord’s Prayer (Using “debts”)
Special Music “The Unclouded Day” Christine Conklin
*Hymn “O Beautiful for Spacious Skies” No. 564
Birthday Hymn for our Country
Scripture Matthew 11:25-30 Pg. 15 NT
Sermon “Finding Rest” Rev. Don Lawrence
*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 “Near to the Heart of God” No. 527
Ordinance of the Lord’s Supper
Reading of The Church Covenant
Words of Institution
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
*Hymn “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” No. 438
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Shane Furman
Greeters: Beth DeLooza & Diane DeLooza
Ushers: Pat Ames, Shelley Bicksler, Jack Clancy, Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart
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 Linda Potts
Eva Jean Best Don Johnson Lucas Ryska
Tracey Bicksler Nancy Putnam Corrina Schultz
Pat Carroll Bill LaRock *Doug Seager
Rachel Carter Lori Lawrence Betty Smith
Mickie Christiansen *Doug Mattison Barbara Stewart
Reece Conley Barbara Mortensen Charlie Taylor
Bill Gillette Polly Logan Jean Wager
Marlene Guild Doug Passage Ralph Wilkes
Frances Hartwell Keith Pierce Jean Whitaker
Billie Potts Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
*Crystal Fry-going into GGH on July 8 for procedure.
*Brad Stewart- struggling after double lung transplant.
*Mary Ann Morith recovering from stroke; sister of Judi Gibbs
*Indicates that special prayers are needed.
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
¨ 6 p.m. Trustees selling hot dogs etc before the summer concert
¨ August newsletter deadline.
¨ Happy Birthday to Christian Modaffari!
¨ Next Week’s Theme & Scripture is:
“Dealing with Spiritual Leprosy” II Kings 5:1-14
Tom Tharp – guest speaker
Help is wanted in the church office to cover while
Peggy is on vacation to answer the phone and greet
visitors. No skills are needed! Hours are 9 a.m. to noon.
Days that need coverage are: Tuesday – July 29; Thursday-July 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, Kathie Lawrence and Cheryl Stewart).
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.
It’s time to begin planning for the August newsletter. The deadline for contributions of newsy news and promotions of upcoming events and activities will need to be submitted to the office by Friday, July 11, due to the fact that the secretary will be away on vacation the last two weeks of the month. Thank you for your cooperation.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 26, for an all-church fishing day! We will meet at 3 p.m. at the boat launch, fish for a while and then have a dish to pass supper. Hot dogs, rolls and drinks will be provided. Chaperones/ parents are needed to help. For more information contact Eileen Modaffari at 694-8267.
Ralph Wilkes has been moved to Clark Meadows Nursing Facility. The address is 1 Clark Meadows, Canandaiqua, 14424, 585-393-4330.
76th Annual Men’s Gathering at Keuka College
August 8 – 10
Speakers: Rev. Bill Dodge, Executive Director Utica Rescue Mission
Rev. Bill Carlsen, Executive Minister ABC-NYS
Registration forms available in the office or online at: