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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street September 27, 2009
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
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Matthew 9:14-17 Pg. 12 NT
*Hymn “Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven” No. 478
Make us new, O Lord. Cut away all that keeps us apart from you and from each other. Pry from our hands those things that keep us from receiving our gifts and sharing those gifts with others. Remove from our minds the petty, demeaning, and hurtful thoughts which keep love from being rooted in us. We seek these blessings in the name of Him who taught us to pray...
*The Lord's Prayer
Anthem “As the Deer” Nystrom & Wilson
*Hymn “In the Garden” Insert
Birthday hymn of Margaret Mills
Prayers for the People
Scripture John 17 & Hebrews 12
Message “A Baptist Birthday!”
Rev. Dr. Donald Rasmussen
*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 “In My Heart There Rings a Melody” Insert
Birthday choice of Barbara Burke
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Jennifer & George Slocum
Ushers: Ed & Rita Castillo, Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt, George Slocum, John FM Tharp
Organist: Don Wills
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Please Be in Prayer for …
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Kathleen Clayson
Gerry Lane Margaret Hartwell
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Alberta Gottshall Viola Gray Willie Nelson
Luella Passage Dick Sharman Irene Wachala
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer
Our Special Missionaries:
Ms. Kristy Engel ~ Dominican Republic
Ms. Cynthia Harper ~ Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester
Mary Armstrong Mary Gillette The Schroo Family
Debbie Appleton *Marlene Guild Frieda Slocum
Eva Jean Best John Paul Hunt George Slocum
Kathleen Beyea Kim Strong Imisides Barbara Stewart
Bessie Bliss Don Johnson Brad Stewart
Milly Bloomquist Lori Lawrence Charlie Taylor
Pat Carroll McBryan Family Rick Weir
Judi Gibbs Barbara Mortensen Emma Wheeler
*Warner Gibbs Dorothy Mott Ralph Wilkes
Bill Gillette Lorraine Phillips The Whitbecks
Chris Fuqua and family
Family of Bill Crain who passed away this past week.
President Obama, Congress & State Legislatures in this difficult time
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
Make a Note!
New E-mail address for FBC: firstname.lastname@example.org
¨11 am Adult Sunday School: “New Family In Christ”
Monday, September 28
¨7 pm Community Chorus
¨Happy Birthday to Viola Gray!
Wednesday, September 30
¨5 pm Backpack Program
¨6:30 pm Girl Scouts Meeting
¨Happy Birthday to Barbara Burke!
Thursday, October 1
¨7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
¨Happy Birthday to Margaret Mills!
Saturday, October 3
¨9:30 am Finger Lakes ABW Fall Rally in the Great Room
Council of Churches
Monday, September 28
This month the meeting will be held at St. Michael’s Church. A dish-to-pass supper will begin at 6:30 pm and the meeting will begin at 7:30 pm. Spouses and guest are welcome.
From the Office
The following dates are still available for Memorial Bulletins:
Nov. 1,8,15, Dec. 6,13,20. Forms are available on the table outside of the office or contact the office at 536-9821. $10 for each notice helps to defray church operating costs.
Just a Reminder
The small group “Encouraging One Another” will NOT meet this week. We will resume on Wed. Oct. 7.
ABW Finger Lakes Fall Rally
Saturday, Oct. 3
Ladies, join us for an interesting morning. The guest speaker will be Sabrina Diehl, a member of the Extreme Team that traveled to Russia.
A service celebrating the life of Bill Crain will be held at the
First Presbyterian Church today at 3 pm. The family has asked that
donations to go towards the Homeless Project that Bill has been
working on. Memorial checks can be made out to First Presbyterian
Welcome to First Baptist Church of Penn Yan. We are glad you joined us and hope you’ll feel at home, as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.
In the pew in front of you, you will find a “get-to-know-you” card. Please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.
We invite you to bring your children to the nursery during the service for a safe and Christian environment so that you may more fully experience Worship.
Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.