PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 
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~ ~ July 27, 2008 ~ ~

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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.

 

Prelude

 

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

 

Offertory

 

*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

 

*Benediction

 

*Postlude

*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 Phone: 315-536-9821             E-mail:pyfbc@peoplepc.com

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            

 

Prayers for:                                                  

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


 

This Week’s Schedule & Announcements

 

Wednesday, July 23

¨      6 p.m.        Trustees selling hot dogs etc before the summer concert

 

            Next Week’s Theme & Scripture is:

“Dealing with Grief”

Jeremiahn31:15-22

 

Church News

 

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: purpledove58@yahoo.com


Ordination Celebration

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.

585-289-3883

 


 

Please Join us for the

3rd Annual