First Baptist   Bulletin   Penn Yan   

Our Service of Worship and Praise
January 11, 2015

. Prelude & Chimes
. Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ..... “Majesty” PB no. 74
*Call to Worship 688
*Congregational Song ..... “How Majestic Is Your Name” PB no. 35
. Anthem ........................... “Change My Heart, O God”
. Children’s Message ...............
. Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
. Offering
*Offertory Prayer
. Scripture Reading .......... Luke 3:15-22
*Congregational Song ..... “How Firm a Foundation” No. 361
. Message ................ “Hidden Treasure” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ..... “The Savior is Waiting” PB no. 65
*Benediction - Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Pastor: Stephen Sanden
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Today's Ushers/Greeters: Judi Scheel, head usher
Karen Rasmussen, Paul Nash, George Jensen

Please Be in Prayer For

Douglas Gibbs  Donald & Beverly Hall  Ben Loomis 
Eliza Moore    Marion Perry           Barbara Ritz
Stacy Whitney                

Our Special Interest Missionaries:
International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy
Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministry

ABW Scholarship Woman: Cheyenne Skinner

Clinton Crest: Doris Barcliff    Doris Norman 
The Homestead: Helen Ansley	 Virginia DeLooza
	       Necia Smith       Kathryn Clayson
               Marge Cornell           
The Manor:     Billie Potts      Mary Armstrong
               Margaret Mills    Bessie Decker
               Margaret Drakeley

> Our Country and Leaders
> Our Service Men and Women and their families
> Those in our community who serve as law enforcement, fire fighter volunteers, teachers, community leaders, and community volunteers If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital, home bound etc. or if you have other prayer concerns, please call 536-9821 to let the church office and pastor know.

This Week at First Baptist

11 am Adult Sunday School
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship

Monday, January 12
5 pm Church Community Supper
6 pm Free Movie
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz
Happy Birthday to Melvin Cornell!

Wednesday, January 14
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scouts

Thursday, January 15
9 am Homeschool
7 pm Boy Scouts

Saturday, January 17
9 am Keuka Quilters

Sunday, January 18
Ushers & Greeters:
Stan & Cindy Ovens, Charlie Watkins, Clifford LaBarr
11:00 am Annual Meeting and Luncheon

News and Upcoming Events

From the Church Office ~ The Annual Meeting of First Baptist Church of Penn Yan will be held on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 11 am. There will be a dish-to-pass lunch following. Bring your own table service please. ~ The 2015 Board & Committee member list is posted at the office. ~ Articles for the February newsletter should be in by Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Church - Community Supper & Movie Monday, January 12
Supper at 5:00 PM - Turkey Loaf - $3.00
Movie Following the Supper - 6:00 PM. - Free. Movie Plot: A Musical – Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past.

2015 Offering Envelopes
Your 2015 envelopes are available at the back table. The estimated cost per box is $5. Whatever amount you can put into the “initial offering” envelope will be appreciated to help offset that cost. If you need a statement of giving for 2014 tax purposes, see Diane DeLooza.

Church World Service
During the month of January, we will again be collecting items to create hygiene kits to send to Church world Service. Items can be brought to the church and placed in the box on the front pew in the sanctuary. Any items you can contribute will be appreciated. You do not need to provide an entire kit. Each complete kit will include the following:
One hand towel measuring about 16” x 28”
One washcloth
One wide-tooth comb
One nail clipper
One bath sized bar of soap (in wrapper)
One toothbrush (in original sealed wrapper)
Six standard size band-aids

Super Sub Sunday is Coming!
Super Bowl Sunday is Feb. 1st and once again the Mission Board will be making submarine sandwiches as a fundraiser for Yates County Habitat for Humanity. There is a choice of turkey, ham or roast beef and many toppings. The cost is $8.00 per sandwich and all proceeds go to help build another Habitat home. You can find additional order forms on the table by the Great Room. All orders need to be in by Sunday, January 25th. Give your order form and payment to any member of the Mission Board: Karen Rasmussen, Don & Kathie Lawrence, Judi Scheel, and Jean Vaughn. Thank you for your support!!!

The January item for Milly’s Backpack Program: Instant Oatmeal

Were you here?
Dec. 14    Dec. 21    Dec. 28    Jan. 4
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Received Last Week:
Pledges & Loose Offerings: $2,572
Needed each week: $1,825

Our Church's Mission

Mission Nugget
Mission Around the World – Central Mexico

Debbie and Keith Myers – have been appointed to serve in Central Mexico. They will partner with the Council of Rural Indigenous Evangelicals of Mexico, AR (CICEM) to provide pastoral accompaniment to the indigenous churches. This training consists of training pastors, church leaders, youth leaders and teachers for the children. They will travel to six different areas outside of Puebla to serve and empower the people. Language used in ministry: Spanish.

Mission Budget Report
Thank you for the $694 contributed for Missions on January 4th.

Community News and Events

No events to report

Service Information

We are glad you’ve joined us! We hope you’ll have a rich experience as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.

If you are a guest here today, in the pew in front of you, you will find a Guest Information card. We would like to get to know you better, please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.

You are invited to bring your children to the nursery during the service for a safe and Christian environment so that you may more fully experience worship.

For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance

Church information

Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Home: 315-536-6385
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
Office: 315-536-9821

Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn

Secretary: Peggy Smart
Church Office: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Email:
Church Website: