BULLETIN FOR JULY 10, 2011
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
~ in union with ~
The FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
224 Main Street July 10, 2011
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.
Prelude “Aria on a Chaconne” Martinson
*Song of Praise “Freely, Freely” No. 13 Praise Book
Call to Worship:
Pastor: O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.
People: Every day I will bless You; and I will praise Your name forever and ever.
Welcome & Announcements
*Hymn “Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty” No. 489
Scripture Reading Psalm 121 Pg. 682 OT
Dear Lord, Today, we come into your presence to ask you to envision, empower, and enrich us to serve you. Give us grace to forgive and reach out to others. Let our wellness be strong, our love be real and our hearts be sensitive to your word and the leading of the Holy Spirit. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
Quartet “As the Deer” Martin Nystrom
Anne Perry, Barb Stewart, John FM Tharp, Richard Johnson
*Hymn “Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore” No. 377
Congregational Prayer & Lord's Prayer
Scripture Colossians 3:1-11 Pg. 272 NT
Sermon “Seek Those Things” Rev. Jill Bradway
Offertory “I Want Jesus to Walk With Me” Taylor
*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 “Christ of the Upward Way” No. 344
*Postlude “Sing of the Lord's Goodness” Honore
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Erma Mullins
Ushers: Judi Gibbs, George Jensen, Paul Nash,
Charlie Miller, Barb Stewart, Greg Miller
Greeters: Greg, Tammy, Erik & Kyle Miller
Organist: Connie Gibson
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Interim Pastor: Rev. Richard D. Burke
2215 Clark Road, Penn Yan
RICBUR555@ gmail.com or 315-536-0021
Please be in Prayer for:
Eva Jean Best Greg Marion Keith Pierce
Rev. Richard Burke Michael Mashewski George Slocum
Meg Chaapel Michael McBride Katherine Warren
Richard Davis Mary Murphy Rene Willoughby
Mary Beth Greene Cindy Ovens
Family of John Paul Hunt
Our Special Missionaries:
Kristy Engel – Dominican Republic
Cynthia Harper – Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester, NY
At Clark Meadows: Ralph Wilkes
Quail Summit: Alice Wise
Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Kathryn Clayson
The Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Huntington: Alice Fairbrother
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Bill Gillette
Margaret Hartwell Georgia Ovens
Ed & Rita Castillo and their work at Greenlake
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and it's Leaders
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
11 am Christian Education Meeting
11 am Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring
Tuesday, July 12
1 pm Lay Study
Happy Birthday to Christian Modaffari!
Wednesday, July 13
4:30 Backpack Summer program
6:30 pm Evening Food Distribution
6:30 pm Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn
Thursday, July 14
7 pm Search Committee Meeting
7 pm Committee on Ministry
Friday, July 15
7:30 pm Finger Lakes Chamber Music Concert
Can You Help?
Cristine Conklin needs a ride to the Dundee Family Health Center on July 11, for a 9:30 am appointment. Call Cristine if you can help her out – 536-0415.
Reverend Dr. Jill F. Bradway
Rev. Bradway is an ordained, American Baptist Minister, and currently serves as a Protestant Chaplain at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She spent 3.5 years as the Interim Pastor of the Ogden Baptist Church, Spencerport, NY. In addition to RIT, Reverend Bradway is a sought after preacher and conference/seminar speaker. She received her Master of Divinity in 2006, from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, and her Doctor of Ministry on May 14, 2011. Reverend Bradway is a native of Philadelphia, PA, and has two daughters.
Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn
have begun. The trustees are once again selling hot dogs and hamburgers before the concerts. A sign up is on the table in the foyer if you are interested in helping. Please arrive at 5 pm for set up. We will be serving from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Proceeds will go towards the window project. Thanks for your help!
A VBS Thank You!
A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who helped with 2011 Vacation Bible School. We would not have been able to make .
A New York Adventure a success without all of your time and dedication to our youth and the youth of the Penn Yan Community. Board of Christian Education
Please join us in the Great Room following the Worship Service for a time of fellowship, coffee, tea and snacks. The music you will hear during this time is a preview of the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra who will be performing here at FBC at a Finger Lakes Chamber Music Concert on Friday, June 15.
Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival Concert
Friday, June 15 at 7:30 pm here at FBC
Flute quartet: Mozart, Rossini, Boccherini, and Hooper
The Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival proudly presents musicians from the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra. Richard Auldon Clark, Artistic Director. Tickets are $18 each. www.FingerLakes-Music.org
Comfort on the Journey
A confidential mutual support group at Keuka Comfort Care Home for those whose lives have been impacted by the loss of a loved one.
Beginning June 14, and continuing the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 7-8 pm. 35 Route 54, East Lake Road, Penn Yan. 536-1690.
Red Cross Needs & Things –
There is a need for: diapers; size 3,4,5,6, paper towels, laundry soap and dish soap. Leave your donations in the office.
Food for the Needy –
Reminder that the children are out of school and the need for cereal and items to keep them fed at home will be a factor. You may bring in your donations any time.
Disaster Relief Alert
The floods along the Mississippi River have caused great damage withing the areas served by American Baptist Churches. Currently, four DR teams from Illinois are engaged in clean-up work in Southern Illinois and Northwestern Kentucky. Mac Shotwell, of the Great Rivers DR, sent out an email asking other DR regions to be on stand-by because, “We may be out of man power soon”. They are presently cleaning houses in Olive Branch, Illinois and are working with Methodist and Southern Baptist in that area. Our need right now is to be ready to go and help clean flood damaged homes if and when we receive the call to go. Please give this your prayerful consideration.
John R. Tharp - Director of Disaster Relief ABMen/NYS