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~ ~ NOVEMBER 9, 2008 ~ ~
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street November 9, 2008
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
Skit “Food for Thought”
Scripture Reading Psalm 92:1-4 Pg. 657 OT
*Hymn “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come” No. 551
*Silent Prayer & Invocation
You have great goodness in store for us, O Lord. The bounty of the harvest, the magnificent universe, the warmth of friendship and family, the richness of your Word – all these tell us of your great love for us. Draw us close to yourself so that we might praise you with gifts of service, compassion, and ministries that glorify your name. We ask this in the name of Him who taught us to pray…
*The Lord’s Prayer
Anthem “With Every Breath” Ken Medema
*Hymn “Faith of Our Fathers” Insert
Birthday choice of Eva Jean Best
Prayers of the People
Scripture II Corinthians 9:6-15 Pg. 245 NT
Message The “Giving” Part of Thanksgiving Rev. John Tharp
Video “The Plate”
*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 “Standing On the Promises” Insert
Birthday hymn for Barbara Gage
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
This weeks worship service is a combined effort of Barbara Stewart, Cheryl Stewart and Stan Ovens. Thank You!
Lay Reader: Pat Ames
Greeters: Brittany Griffin, Lisa Wood and Betty Johnson
Ushers: Ethel Clancy, Judi Gibbs, Bob Fullagar, Charlie Miller,
Greg Miller, Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
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
Loved ones serving in the Armed Forces: Jennifer Willson
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Mrs. Susan Harding Dr. James & Rev. Debra Kelsey
Mary Armstrong Kim Strong Imisides Barbara Stewart
Eva Jean Best Don Johnson Brad Stewart
*Bessie Bliss Lori Lawrence Charlie Taylor
Pat Carroll *Mary Ellen Mattison Phil Trautman
Judi Gibbs *Doug Mattison Jean Wager
Bill Gillette Barbara Mortensen Ralph Wilkes
*Marlene Guild *Emily Seager Jean Whitaker
Alicia Hurlburt *Doug Seager Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
*Indicates that special prayers are needed.
Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones
Today, November 9
¨ 11 a.m. Parenting Class
¨ Noon Stewardship Drive Dish to Pass Luncheon
¨ Veteran’s Day – The church office will be closed.
¨ 10:30 p.m. Mary & Martha Circle – D&D provided by Milly B.
¨ 7 p.m. Deacons Meeting
¨ 7 p.m. Board of Missions Meeting
¨ Happy Birthday to Eva Jean Best!
¨ Happy Birthday to Barbara Gage!
¨ 7 p.m. Youth group
¨ 7 p.m. Bd. of Trustees Meeting
¨ 7 p.m. Bd. of Christian Education Meeting
¨ 10 a.m.-Noon Lay Studies Class
¨ 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fall Fest Bazaar!
~~ Fall Fest Bazaar ~~
Sponsored by the American Baptist Women
Saturday, November 15
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Great Room
A silent auction will feature themed baskets, quilts and more
Baked goods & handmade items will also be for sale
Come right after breakfast, and stay for lunch.
Soup or Chili starting at 11:30 a.m.
The stars are made and we have a nice start on the donated small tree decorations. We would like to thank all those who helped out in every way! The box will be mailed out this week, however you still have a few days to get some things ready. Contact Barbara Burke at 536-7020
Is your group or committee planning something special for the Advent Season? Be sure to leave the information with the office so that it can be passed along in the newsletter. The final date for submissions will be Thursday, November 20.
In the Library
Two new additions to the church library are: The Gospel of John DVD, and a small booklet titled; God’s Gift for Mothers.
Be sure to visit the library for these and many other resources. As always, use the sign out sheet to log your borrowed items.