January12, 2014 10:00 AM
To Create a Caring Community
To Honor and Serve God.
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song “Majesty” PB no. 74
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song “He Is Exalted” PB no. 44
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer
*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.
Scripture Reading Matthew 7:24-27 NT pg. 10
*Congregational Song “The Church’s One Foundation” No. 442
Message “A Firm Foundation” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song “How Firm a Foundation” No. 361
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Pastor’s Office: 315-536-9821
Pastor’s Cell: 386-986-6961
Pastor’s Email: email@example.com
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Ushers/Greeters Judi Scheel, head usher
George Jensen, Paul Nash, Karen Rasmussen
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Website : www.pennyanfbc.com
Tom Burke Donald &
Cristine Conklin The Family of Marla Jean Jensen
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Mr. Charles and Ruth Fox,
Rev. Matt Lundgren, Friendship House,
Marge Cornell Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Necia Smith
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
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.
Today – Sunday. January 12
2:30 pm FL Assoc. Executive Committee
5 pm Wellspring Service
Happy Birthday to Melvin Cornell!
Monday, January 13
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Group
Tuesday, January 14
Wednesday, January 15
10 am ARC Worship Service
4 pm Backpack
Thursday, January 16
9 am Homeschool Group
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Saturday, January 18
10 am Clergy Group Meeting
Mary & Martha - Tuesday, January 14
There will be a
Official Notice of Annual Meeting - Sunday, January 19
First Baptist Church of Penn Yan Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2014. The meeting will begin immediately after the worship service. Note this change: There will not be a lunch following the annual meeting on the 19th due to a memorial service for Marla Jean Jensen on that day at 2 pm.
February newsletter items due - Monday, January 20
Reminder: your articles for the February edition of the church newsletter will be due on Monday, January 20th.
FBC Men’s Group - Saturday, January 25th
We will meet on Saturday, January 25th at 8 am for refreshments, devotions, and to begin work in the Baptistry. All men, young men, and boys are invited to join us.
Your 2014 Offering Envelopes are on the table in the back of the sanctuary. If you need a statement of giving for your 2013 tax purposes see Diane DeLooza.
2013 Yearbook now available
Copies of the 2013 Yearbook are now available and can be found on the
table at the entrance to the Great Room.
Are You Planning to Visit?
Homemade casseroles are available for giving to someone who is recovering from an illness, surgery, or who just needs a “hug”. Contact the church office at 536-9821, Pam Scutt at 536-2791, or Cheryl Stewart at 536-2570 to make arrangements.
Attendance and Financial Report:
Were you here? 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5
33 73 43 51
Local Budget $1,384 $1,337 $977 $3,985
~ A Conference for Church Musicians, July 12-19, 2014
Sponsored by the Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians (fabm.com), this is a week of celebrating and fellowship. Clinicians include: Adult Choral; Youth Choral; Children’s Choral; Handbells; Piano; Organ; Instrumental and Worship.
~ Intergenerational Retreat, July 26-29, 2014
Sponsored by American Baptist Women’s Ministries. “A time to deepen your relationship with other women and girls, building connections between generations; a time to deepen your relationship with God, moving forward on your faith journey; a time to deepen our discipleship, serving Christ in all you do.”
Thank you to all who started the year by giving to Missions. On January 5th, we received $720 for our contributions to those outside of our church.
Board of Missions Spotlight Items
January Item to benefit Milly’s Backpack Program is Oatmeal.
Worship at the Well
Did you know that there is a worship service for people who can’t get
to worship on Sunday mornings? There is a
service at 5:00 pm at the Well at
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. Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance
Visitors - Welcome to
John 3: 16