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PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main Street Penn Yan, New York
July 20, 2008 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 I Corinthians 1:4-9 Pg. 220 NT
*Hymn “God of Grace and God of Glory” No. 420
Birthday Hymn of Margaret Hartwell
*Silent Prayer & Invocation
Let us learn always to give thanks for each other, O Lord. We have received abundant blessings; among them are the wonderful gifts of friendship and love. Show us once again that all these gifts come to us because of our faith in Jesus the Messiah who has taught us to pray…
*The Lord’s Prayer
Special Music “Take My Life and Let It Be” Barbara Stewart
Children’s Time “Using All Your Strength”
*Hymn “Amazing Grace” No. 280
Birthday choice of Guy Love
Prayers with the People
Scripture I Corinthians 1:18-25 Pg. 221 NT
Message “Miracles in Our World” Pastor 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 “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven” No. 478
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Dick Johnson
Greeters: Tharp Family
Ushers: Matt Scutt, George Slocum, Sheryl Robbins, John F.M. Tharp
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
¨ 7 p.m. Special Meeting of the Advisory Council. All Boards &
Committees must have a representative present.
¨ 6 p.m. Trustees selling hot dogs etc before the summer concert
¨ 3 p.m. Fishing and picnic at boat launch.
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.
For those people who have offered their help and donations for the ABMEN’s sandwich making effort. On Friday, August 8, please bring sandwich fixings to the church and refrigerate the perishables for the American Baptist Men’s Conference. Come at 1 p.m. and help assemble the sandwiches. Thank You
Hot Dogs! Get Your Hot Dogs Here!
There are sign up sheets for anyone wishing to help with the cooking, serving, cashiering, or donating for the Trustees fundraiser. They are selling hot dogs and snack foods before the Wednesday evening summer concerts on the courthouse lawn. For more information you can contact Barbara Stewart at 536-8079.
Across the Miles
Many of you will remember Sharon Brink and her family who attended church here a few years ago and moved away to Arlington, Texas. Sharon sends word that although she has a church she attends in Arlington, she misses her church family here at PYFBC. If you would like to keep in touch or send an uplifting card, Sharon’s address is: 2401 Monte Carlo Drive, Apt. A, Arlington, Texas, 76015. Her email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
The people of the FBC of Manchester, warmly invite you to attend the ordination of Mr. Jeffrey L. Roets to the Christian Ministry on Sunday, August 3, at 4 p.m. There will be a light reception following the ordination ceremony. 54 South Main Street, Manchester.
Mark your calendars for Friday, August 22, for the FBC Board of Trustees annual bake sale at Five Star Bank. Think about donating some goodies, your time or cash to help offset our BT&T mortgage.
A Note from Suzie Willson; VBS Director
I’m sending a Jerusalem Marketplace full of thank you’s to all staff members, helpers, material seekers, donationers, and prayer givers for helping with our 2008 Vacation Bible School. Once again with all of your input our project was a great success. A special thank you to our church secretary, Peggy Smart, whose enthusiastic help, ideas, and flexability (even last minute drama part) was another vital key to our success. God Bless You All!
NOTE: A very special Thank You to Suzie Willson for her leadership, organization and planning of Vacation Bible School 2008. Without you, Suzie, none of this would have come to take place.
Please Join us for the
Saturday, August 9
4 – 9 p.m.
Proceeds go towards the Don DeLooza Music Award
and the Betty Bistoff Community Service Award.
~ Free admission with donations welcome
~ Refreshments for sale in the great room
~ Chinese auction with treasures from
local businesses & organizations
~ Musical groups from the area featuring a wide range of musical genres and talents will perform.
DEVELOPING GOOD HABITS
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
Great Workshops Good Food
Bible Studies Fantastic Fellowship
Registration forms available in the office or online at:
July 24, 25, 26
At Penn Yan Bible Church
Tickets are available at the door
or see Shane Furman
Students and Seniors - $6 Adults - $8