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PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main Street Penn Yan, New York
July 27, 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 & Announcements
*Hymn “Rejoice the Lord Is King” No. 155
*Silent Prayer & Invocation
One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” Jesus said to them, “When you pray, say this:
*The Lord’s Prayer
Special Music “Are You Washed In the Blood?” Greg Marion
Children’s Time “Are You Prayed For?”
*Hymn “To God Be the Glory” No. 485
*Prayers with the People
Scripture I John 4:1-6 Pg. 327 NT
Message “Prayer: Malcolm and Screwtape” 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 “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” No. 403
*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
¨ 6 p.m. Trustees selling hot dogs etc before the summer concert
ABWOMEN helping ABMEN
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: email@example.com
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.
Please Join us for the