FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street July 1, 2007
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.
Vacation Bible School Sunday
Prelude Excerpts of Music from Avalanche Ranch
Songs of Praise “If You’re Happy and You Know It”
(Clap your hands, stomp your feet, shout hoo-ray!)
Welcome and Announcements
Reading Romans 15:1-6, 14-16 Pg. 217 NT
*Hymn “Jesus Loves Me!” No. 304
*Silent Prayer & Invocation
Faithful Father of all children, as American Baptist we are all ministers of the Gospels in Your Name, teaching a common, simple belief in Jesus Christ. Through Jesus, we know that God is Real, God is With Us, God is Strong, God is Awesome, and that God is in Charge. Help us to keep these truths before us as we contemplate Your Presence in our lives, now and forever, Amen.
Special Music “Bless the Beasts and the Children” Barbara Stewart
Children’s Time “What We Learned at Avalanche Ranch”
by the Children of VBS
Scripture Psalm 94:12-15 Pg. 658 OT
Message “Christian Outreach and the Vacation Bible School”
Offertory “This Little Light of Mine”
*Prayer of Dedication
Ordinance of The Lord’s Supper
Welcome to the Lord’s Table
Community of Prayer
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
Prayer of Thanks
The Lord’s Prayer
*Hymn “How Great Thou Art” No. 467
Birthday hymn of Bill Gillette
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Anyone who would like to profess faith in Christ or seek membership in our church is welcome to come forward during the last hymn.
Thought: Is your life running on empty? Free fill-ups here every Sunday
Lay Reader: George Slocum
Greeters: Viola Gray and Margaret Mills
Ushers: Jack Clancy, Diane DeLooza, Greg Marion
and Cheryl Stewart
Organist: Carrie Fuqua
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Our Prayer Concerns…
At the Homestead: Alberta Gottshall Willie Nelson
Alice Wise Onnalee Mallory Luella Passage
Clinton Crest: Ralph Seager Milly Burke
The Manor: Ruth Hollister
Friends with long term-illness: Elmer Cranmer
Loved ones serving in the Armed Forces:
Jennifer Willson Jamie Twist Conal Smith Shane Slayton (Keuka College Student)
Our Special Interest Missionaries: *see bulletin boards for more info
Rev. Virgil Nelson Kathy Pearce
Helen Ansley Bill Gillette Billie Potts
Mary Armstrong Marlene & Gene Guild Linda Potts
Roy Bell Kim Strong Imisides Nancy Putnam
Eva Jean Best Carolyn Johnson Heath Rutledge
Bessie Bliss Bob & Mary Jones Lucas Ryska
Milly Bloomquist Bill LaRock Corrina Schultz
Pat Carroll Lori Lawrence Necia Smith
Rachel Carter Doug Passage Charlie Taylor
Sherry Case Virginia Perry Jean Wager
Marge Cornell Keith Pierce Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
*Family of Ted Brown
* indicates those in particular need of prayer
Tuesday, July 3
¨ Happy Birthday to Bill Gillette!
¨ Happy 4th of July! – The office is closed
Next Sunday’s Theme “What Time Is It?”
Guest Speaker: Rev. Don Lawrence
There will be a meeting of the Summer Concerts on the Lawn Dinner Committee on Monday, July 2, at 7 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Alcove.
Large sized garbage bags are needed for the church building. If you are able to donate any, you may drop them off to the church office.
A pair of glasses was found in the sanctuary pew. They may be picked up at the office.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will be holding a Christian Day Camp for all who have completed grades K-4. Camp will run July 16-20, from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and it’s FREE! Call 536-8165.
Penn Yan United Methodist Church will be holding VBS in the evenings July 9 – 13, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. A light supper will be served. For more information and registration, you may call 536-6711.
80 41 63
Current Expenses $1,812 $675 $1,524
Missions 678 291 494
Total $2,490 $966 $2,018
Building for Today & Tomorrow $85
Building for Today & Tomorrow Phase II $675
The church just finished our 5th year of payments of a 15 yr. mortgage.
Building for Today & Tomorrow Phase II
Report as of 6/14
The Trustees have approved a Memorial Tree. You may designate your donation to the Memorial Tree. All donations will go toward the payment of mortgage payments for the next 14 years. Watch for more about the project.
This campaign is to pay the mortgage on the Memorial Building
June 2007-June 2008 – amount to be raised $30,000.
Mortgage Payment Breakdown: Principal $1,143.25
Phase II Campaign:
12 pledges $14,763.25
Annual pledges 5,685.00
Total $31, 894.80