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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street November 22, 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 “In the Garden” Insert vs. 1,2
Birthday choice of Margaret Drakely
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Jeremiah 51:15-19 Pg. 882 OT
*Hymns of Thanksgiving “We Gather Together” No. 559 vs. 1,3
“Let All Things Now Living” No. 554
Gracious and Wonderful Lord, we come before you this day to give thanks for the fruits of the harvest, the beauty of the earth, and the joy of our fellowship of faith. We praise you for the gift of freedom and opportunity which we enjoy in our land; and we would remember those who gave their lives that we might have these freedoms. We ask that you would bless us with your presence as we worship you. We ask this in the name of Him who taught us to pray...
*The Lord's Prayer
Anthem “Come and Thank Him!” Shafferman
*Hymn “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come” No. 551 vs. 1,4
Prayers for the People
Scripture Psalm 24:1-2 Pg. 608 OT
Prayer for America and Our People
*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 Beautiful for Spacious Skies” No. 564
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Erma Mullins
Greeters: Fran Morse & Judi Gibbs
Ushers: Ed & Rita Castillo, Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt,
George Slocum, John FM Tharp
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Today's Sunday School Topics
Elementary Program - “Why Do Bad Things Happen?”
Pre-Teen Program – Key Theme: “Who Is Jesus?”
“What If Jesus Is A Loser?
Adult Program – Key Theme: “Covenant Communities”
“Ezra: An Intercessor”
The flowers on the altar this morning are placed in loving memory
of Elsie Peg Pond, by her children, grandchildren and great
Please Be In Prayer For
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Margaret Hartwell
Alice Fairbrother Gerry Lane
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 John Paul Hunt Frieda Slocum
Eva Jean Best Don Johnson Brad Stewart
Kathleen Beyea Lori Lawrence Charlie Taylor
Barbara Gifford Barbara Mortensen Rick Weir
Gary Fuller Mary Murphy Emma Wheeler
Chris Fuqua *Georgia Ovens Ralph Wilkes
Bill Gillette Lorraine Phillips
Mary Gillette The Schroo Family
Family of Elliot Vorce
President Obama, Congress & State Legislatures in this difficult time
Ryan Barkley 19 year old had heart surgery
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
Monday, November 23
¨ 7 pm Community Chorus
Thursday, November 26
¨ Happy Thanksgiving!
Friday, November 27
¨ Church office will be closed.
Next Sunday, November 29
¨ First Sunday of Advent
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
Today at 7pm St. Mark's Episcopal Church
The Penn Yan Area Council of Churches invites you to celebrate as a community of faith at the annual Community Service of Thanksgiving. An ecumenical choir will be bringing special music and the Rev. Michele Fischer of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, will bring the Thanksgiving message. A special offering will be received for Food for the Needy. Join with others from our faith community as we give thanks for all of God's blessings in our lives.
Next Sunday, November 29, is COMMITMENT SUNDAY! Join us for a very special offering time as we create an “Offering Tableaux” and celebrate the privilege we have to continue the Lord's work in our community and around the world.
Happening in December – watch for more information
5th – Decorating the Church
8th – Ladies Group Out to Lunch to Antique Inn
11th – All Church Christmas Party
13th – Community Chorus Christmas Concert
20th – Children's Christmas Program
24th – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
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.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 11/1 11/8 11/15
61 64 74
Current Expenses $4,220 $820 $986
Missions 780 273 223
BT&T 407 5,645 151
Total $5,407 $6,738 $1,360
The Umpire's Hymn … I Need No Other Argument
The Criminal's Hymn … Search Me, O God
The Waiter's Hymn … Fill My Cup, Lord
The Geologist's Hymn … Rock Of Ages