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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street November 1, 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 Isaiah 61:1-4 Pg. 809 OT
*Hymn “Arise, Your Light Is Come!” No. 411
Fill us with your spirit, O Lord. We are like eager children calling out, “choose us, choose us.” We want to be the ones who bring good news to the poor, healing to the broken hearted, and release to the captives. Make this your acceptable time so that we can rejoice in your favor. We would follow in the path of Jesus, in whose name we offer this prayer. Amen.
Anthem “Remember Me” Choplin
*Hymn “Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound” No. 280
Birthday choice of Jeanette O'Brien
Scripture Acts 4:32-37 Pg. 163 NT
Message “Celebration Of A Generous Spirit” 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 “Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts” No. 511 vs. 1,2
Ordinance of the Lord's Supper
Welcome to the Lord's Table
Community of Prayer
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
Prayer of Thanks and The Lord's Prayer
*Hymn “Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts” No. 511 vs. 3,4
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Erma Mullins
Greeters: Kathryn Warren & Marge Cornell
Ushers: Shelley Bicksler, Jack Clancy, Erma Mullins,
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
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
¨ 11 am Adult Sunday School: “Equipped for New Life”
¨ 1:30 pm Turkey Walk
Monday, November 2
¨ 6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
¨ 7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, November 3
¨ 5:30 pm Parenting Class
¨ 7 pm Deacon's Meeting
Wednesday, November 4
¨ 5 pm Backpack Program
¨ 7 pm Encouraging One Another - small group
¨ 7 pm Membership Class -“Building a God Honoring Life”
Thursday, November 5
¨ 5:30 pm Parenting Class
¨ 7 pm Boy Scout meeting
Friday, November 6
¨ 6 pm Red Cross Progressive Dinner
Stewardship Drive Luncheon
A potluck luncheon will be held at noon to kick off the Stewardship Drive. The tentative budget will be presented at that time. Beverage and ham will be provided. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. Make plans now to attend. We'll see you at the table!
Help A Friend
Cristine Conklin is in need of rides to appointments in November.
Nov. 12 - Finger Lakes Bone & Joint Center Geneva at 11 am
Nov. 16 – Dundee Family Health Center at 11 am. Call 536-0415.
Burmese Refugee Relief
If you want to de-clutter your home before the upcoming holidays, now is your chance. Pastor John will be making a trip to Utica Nov. 12, for the Burmese Refugee Relief. Household goods, winter clothing, blankets, anything to set up a home is needed.
To everyone who supported Pastor Appreciation month by cooking, baking, and gifting. It was all very much appreciated!
~ Pastor John
Friday, November 6
A progressive dinner to benefit the Yates County Red Cross Local Disaster Fund will start at 5:30 pm at the PYUMC with soup and salad. Followed at FBC for the main course and traveling on to St. Mark's Episcopal Church for dessert. Adult tickets: $10; children 6-12: $5; children 5 and under are free; and a family ticket (2 adults and under 18) $30.Tickets can be purchased here at FBC office or at Long's Cards & Books ,by Wed. Nov. 4.
The Salvation Army needs bell ringers.
Make this holiday season special... volunteer! To volunteer locally call 1-877-764-7259.
The Keuka Comfort Care Home is seeking Cookie Bakers for our 2nd annual Holiday Cookie Walk. We are looking for bakers to make 6 doz. of the same type of cookie. Interesting, fancy, and hard to find sell the best. Visit keukacomfortcarehome.org/cookie or call Meredith at 315-694-1775. The walk will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19.
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.
The Golfer's hymn... There Is A Green Hill Far Away
The Politician's hymn...Standing On The Promises
The Optometrist's hymn...Open My Eyes That I May See
The IRS Agent's hymn... I Surrender All
The Gossip's hymn...Pass It On
The Electrician's hymn... Send The Light
The Fisherman's club hymn... Shall We Gather At The River