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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street October 11, 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 “Jesus Loves Me!” No. 304
Birthday choice of Jada Schroo
Welcome and Announcements
Church Business Meeting
Scripture Reading Romans 10:13-18 Pg. 213 NT
*Hymn “Faith of Our Fathers” Insert
Birthday song of Greg Marion
Your love reaches far and wide, O Lord. You seek lodging in every human heart. We welcome your presence in our lives. Teach us to share your light with others. Use our hands, our minds, our money, and our time to drive back the dark and evil that distresses people near and far. We want to be the people of Christ. We ask this prayer in the name of Him who taught us to pray...
*The Lord's Prayer
Anthem “The Journey Is Our Home” Pote
Prayers for the People
*Hymn “In Christ There Is No East or West” No. 439
Scripture Acts 8:26-40 Pg. 170 NT
Message “African Perspective” 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 “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee” No. 357
Birthday hymn of Rev. Douglas Passage
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Stan Ovens
Greeters: Jeanette O'Brien & Pat Ames
Ushers: Ethel Clancy, Judi Gibbs, Bob Fullagar,
Charlie Miller, Greg Miller, Barbara Stewart
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Today we welcome Dauda Abubakar
as he shares with us in our worship service.
Dauda Abubakar – Professor of Political Science at Keuka College
Lois (wife) – Teacher at Ramat Polytechnic in Maiduguri, Nigeria
Saminu (son) – Student at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Hannatu (daughter) – Student at Madison Area Technical College
Daniel (son) – Student at University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
Ibrahim (son) – Evangelical Christian Academy Staff School
The flowers on the altar are placed in memory of Warner L. Gibbs.
Please Be In Prayer For:
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Margaret Hartwell
Alice Fairbrother Gerry Lane Georgia Ovens
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Alberta Gottshall Viola Gray Willie Nelson
Luella Passage Dick Sharman Irene Wachala
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer Kathleen Clayson
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
* Chris Fuqua Barbara Mortensen Emma Wheeler
Judi Gibbs Dorothy Mott Ralph Wilkes
Barbara Gifford Lorraine Phillips The Whitbecks
Ethel Clancy's Family living in the Philippines
President Obama, Congress & State Legislatures in this difficult time
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
Crisis in the Philippines – you can help by making a donation through the American Red Cross. Be sure to mark your donation: “Philippine Disaster Relief.”
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
We welcome Dauda Abubakar as he shares with us in our worship.
11 am Adult Sunday School: “New Revelation in Christ”
Monday, October 12
7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, October 13
10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle
7 pm Bd. Of Trustees meeting
6:30 pm Girl Scouts meeting
Wednesday, October 14
5 pm Backpack Program
7 pm Evening Food for the Needy
7 pm Encouraging One Another - small group
Happy Birthday to Jada Schroo!
Thursday, October 15
6 pm Girl Scouts Meeting
7 pm Boy Scout meeting
Friday, October 16 - Also see below
6 pm Festival of Faith Lasagna Dinner in Great Room
7 pm Worship with Common Ground and Jonathan Lawrence
Happy Birthday to Greg Marion!
Happy Birthday to Doug Passage!
Saturday, October 17 - Also see below
1-3 pm Christian Education's Kids Fest!
7 pm Dessert Fellowship w/guest speaker Jonathan Lawrence
There is one date left in 2009: Dec. 6. 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. You can begin to submit requests for 2010.
Work Day for Fall Fest
Saturday, October 24
Join us at the home of Cindy Ovens for our 2nd work day preparing for the Fall Festival. There is much to be done. Remember, if you can't join us, you can still help! Donations of homemade preserves, canned good, crafts and cash will help.
World Mission Offering
Sunday, October 25
We hope you have taken the time to read through the information in your October newsletter and the bulletin inserts regarding the WMO. Prayerfullyconsider what you can do.
Sunday, October, 25
We're at it again!This time our trip will be to Atlanta for Chicken & Biscuits. The van will leave at noon.
New Address: Alice Fairbrother - Clinton Crest 411 Clinton St. #134.
Church Member Needs Your Help
Cristine Conklin needs rides to the following appointments. Call Cristine at 536-0415 if you can help.
Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center – Oct. 15 @ 10:45 am
Dundee Family Health Center – Oct. 26 @ 11:30 am
Finger Lakes Gastroenterology – Oct. 29 @ 11 am
Milly Bloomquist and her family would like to thank all of the members and friends at First Baptist Church for many kindnesses during Milly's recent illness. We are especially grateful to Pastor John Tharp and the wonderful crew who gave so generously of their time and talent over the past few weeks to build a ramp to make her house more handicap assessable. A huge thank you to Rev. John, John FM Tharp, Stan Ovens, Greg Miller, Erik Miller, Gary Enos, Connor Enos, Dave Tillman and Garrett Tillman. We feel greatly blessed by your generosity and thoughtfulness.
With gratitude, in peace,
Milly and family
Teen Cider Pressing - Today - Sunday, Oct. 11
All Teens! Join us for a “Fall Fun on the Farm” afternoon today from 2-4 pm at 1443 Ridge Rd (farm next to new pond, 1 mile north of Rt. 54, just before Nutt Rd). Come dressed for being outside. We will be: Pressing our apples into cider, Visiting with cows, pigs, and chickens, taking Gator “haywagon” rides, and much more fall fun!! Bring a munchie to go with the fresh cider. Questions call Mary-Howell Martens at 531-1038 or 536-9879
The Network of Spiritual Progressives presents: Fall Family Fun on
Saturday, Oct. 17, 6:30 pm at PYUMC fellowship hall. Featured perfomers will be Chris Holder and Craig Sandberg, both members of the popular Crooked Lake Fiddlers Club, performing traditional tunes, ballads, singalongs, and tall tales for the whole family. The event is free, refreshments available for sale. Donations accepted to support NSP Mini Grants to programs that encourage conflict resolution and peaceful cooperation among children and youth.
There will be a Pork Dinner at Cobblestone Springs 4306 Lakemont-Himrod Rd. on Oct. 25, at noon. Cost will be $8.50, $7.50 for seniors.
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.