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First Baptist Church    Bulletin   Penn Yan, New York
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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ January 17, 2016 ~
  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ......... “Come, Thou Almighty King” - No. 336
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “Lift Up” – medley - No. 53-55
  Anthem .............................
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. Hebrews 11:1-6
*Congregational Song ....... “Make Me a Servant” - No. 381
  Message .......................... “Without Faith” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Lead me, Lord” medley - No. 84, 85
*Benediction ~ Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Ushers & Greeters: Stan Ovens, Cindy Ovens, Charlie Watkins, Jack Clancy

You are invited to join us in the Great Room for refreshments and Fellowship following the Service.


Please Be in Prayer For

Malcom Bourne Shirley Butterfield John Decker Dan Emerson Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Jennifer Slocum Sally Zane Family of Bessie Decker Our Special Interest Missionaries: International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries ABW Scholarship girl: Olivai O’Connell At The Manor: Billie Potts Mary Armstrong Margaret Mills Margaret Drakeley Veronica Sedlock Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Norman Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley Marge Cornell Virginia DeLooza Kathryn Clayson Wayne Hancock Our Church and Pastor Our Country and Leaders Men and Women of our Armed Forces and their Families Our Community Prayer Needs: If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital or homebound, please call the church office at 536-9821 to let the pastor know.


This Week at First Baptist

Today, January 17
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Youth Church
11 am Annual Meeting/Luncheon
5 pm Wellspring

Monday, January 18 – Office closed in observance of MLK Day
8 am Wellspring Discipleship

Tuesday, January 19
8 am W. Discipleship
4 pm Backpack
7 pm Wellspring band rehearsal

Wednesday, January 20
8 am W. Discipleship
10 am ARC Worship
7 pm Cub Scouts

Thursday, January 21
8 am W. Discipleship
1 pm Homeschool
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz
7 pm Boy Scouts
Happy Birthday to Isabel Campbell!

Friday, January 22
8 am W. Discipleship

Saturday, January 23
8 am Cub Scouts

1/24 Ushers: G Miller, E. Miller, T. Conrad, S. Robbins


News and Upcoming Events

Annual Meeting - Today
The First Baptist Church Annual Meeting will be today immediately following the worship service. There will be a luncheon afterwards.

Note: there is no Church & Community Supper this week - Monday January 18

Newsletter Deadline - Tuesday, Jan. 19
February newsletter articles are due on Tuesday, Jan. 19th.

Laura Story Concert - Sunday, February 14
Laura Story, Christian singer/songwriter/author will be in Bath February 14th for a dessert matinee concert. It starts at 2:30 pm and cost $21 per person. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come! If you are interested please let Pam Scutt know so we can arrange carpooling etc. For more info go to fln.org and click on “events”.

Church Directory Be sure to pick up your copy of the updated church directory available on the Greeting Table. If you know of a shut-in who would like one please deliver to them.

Address Update for Your New Directory:
Beth (DeLooza) Travis, PO Box 336, Alexandria, VA 22313

5th Sunday for Deficit Reduction
January, May, July and October all have five Sundays and on these Sundays we are encouraged to give a little “extra” to help relieve our budget deficit in 2016. Special envelopes will be provided. Whatever “extra” amount – large or small that we can contribute will be gratefully accepted. Thank you

Milly’s Backpack Program:
January Needs - instant oatmeal

Items may be left on the pew at the front of the sanctuary.


Were you here? Dec. 20 Dec. 24 Dec 27 Jan. 3 Jan.10 62 111 40 41 52 Pledges and Loose offerings (Needed each week: $1,825) Dec. 20 Dec. 24 Dec. 27 Jan 3 Jan. 10 $962 $637 $2698 $2451


Our Church's Mission

Mission ~ in New York State ~ Malone ~
The Barnabas House Homeless Shelter is a non-profit organization that provides help and hope to individuals in their time of need. They believe that every human being has a right to the basic needs, such as shelter, food, clothing and services our community has to offer. Established 10 years ago, approximately 1000 individuals have been helped thanks to the generosity of our community members. Many individuals have volunteered their time through the years working directly with the residents to support them through their transition. In June of 205, Community Connections of Franklin County, a non-profit organization took over management control of the Barnabas House, thus adding services to the ones that were already being provided at the shelter and increasing an individual’s chance to move into a sustainable living situation. Working collaboratively with social services and utilizing all support programs in Franklin County, the homeless can be transitioned into a stable wellness situation.

Mission Giving
Thank you for your generous contributions to our Mission Budget on January 10th of $932.50. This will make it possible to pay our monthly $900 for United Mission Basics and our $600 contribution to Keuka Food Pantry.

Mission Collection for the Backpack Program:
Collecting warm, satisfying, filling, instant oatmeal for the Milly’s Backpack Program in the month of January.


Community News and Events

Inside & Out Reaching Out - Monday, January 25
(at PYUMC)
4:30 – 5:00 pm Fellowship & Snacks
5-6 pm - Presentation
Guest Speaker: Jim Law, mentor, pastor, teacher, author See community bulletin board for information on Jim Law’s life and ministry. *Inside & Out is a ministry and support group for former inmates upon their release from incarceration.

2016 Youth Leaders Summit - February 26-27
(at Elim Gospel Church)
More information on church bulletin board.


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

Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY

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

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: pyfbc224@gmail.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com