224 Main Street                                                          February 5, 2012

Penn Yan, New York                                                              10:00 AM


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.


Prelude & Chimes


*Song of Praise                      “Wonderful Grace of Jesus”      PB no. 9    


Welcome & Announcements


*Call to Worship

Pastor: Come and listen to the good news!

People: God's grace is bountiful.

Pastor: Though we are undeserving God has shown His love for us!

People: Gratefulness fills our hearts.

Pastor: Look around, be open to the many ways god's grace shows itself.

People:  We hear the cry of a baby; we feel the rain on our skin; we experience a serendipitous moment; these are all expressions of God's grace towards us! Amen!


*Hymn                        “How Lovely, Lord”                               No. 207


New Testament Reading       Ephesians 2:4-9                      NT pg. 259


*Unison Prayer

Our Heavenly Father, we thank you for Your Son Jesus Christ without whom we would not know the fulness of Your grace. We thank You for the many ways You intervene in our lives ad for the movement of Your Spirit in us and through us. Your grace abounds and joy fills our hearts. Amen.


Anthem                       “How Beautiful”


Something for the Child In All of Us   


Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever. Amen.



Offertory 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.


*Hymn                        “Amazing Grace”                                    No. 280     


New Testament Reading       Hebrews 4:14-16                    NT pg. 298


Sermon            “The Basics: Words Pastors Use – Grace”

                                                                                     Rev. Linda Foody

The Lord's Supper

                                    Welcome to the Lord's Table

                                    Church Covenant

                                    Community of Prayer

                                    Sharing the Bread

                                    Sharing the Cup

                                    Prayer of Thanks


*Hymn                        “God of Mercy, God of Grace”               No. 203






*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.


Greeters:                    Joyce & Jennifer Slocum

Ushers:                       Shelley Bicksler, Cheryl Stewart,

                                    Erma Mullins, Pat Ames

Organist:                    Carrie Ahearn

Choir Director:          Barbara Stewart

Church Phone:            315-536-9821

Church E-mail: 

Church Website:

Interim Pastor:           Rev. Linda J. Foody    2215 Clark Road

Pastor's Phone:          536-0021

Pastor's Email:


Please  be  in  Prayer  for:


Jean Brewer                   Betty Johnson                    Marge Moulton

Cristine Conklin            Lewis Knecht                     Ramona Spencer           

Steve Davis                   Andrea LeClair                   Marilyn (Tharp)

Barbara Gage                 Miriam Masteller               Katherine Warren     

Connie Glover                Michael McBride              Emma Wheeler

Mary Beth Greene          Mary Murphy                   Stacy Whitney 


Our Special Interest Missionaries:

Rev. & Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Fox – Thailand

Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House, Billings, Montana


Clark Meadows:        Ralph Wilkes

Quail Summit:            Alice Wise

Clinton Crest:             Burton Barcliff            Kathryn Clayson      

                                    Doris Barcliff              Margaret Drakely

The Homestead:        Helen Ansley              Virginia DeLooza

                                    Dick Sharman             Willie Nelson

                                    Irene Wachala             Eva Jean Best

The Manor:                Helena Cranmer          Margaret Hartwell


Our Service Men and Women and their families                            

Our Country and it's Leaders

Our Pastoral Search Committee

……..Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.


This  Week’s  Schedule  & Announcements



11 am Adult Sunday School: “Heavenly Worship”

5 pm Wellspring Service


Monday, February 6

6:30 pm Keuka Quilters


Tuesday, February 7

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

2:30 pm Missions

7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Group

7 pm Deacon's Meeting


Wednesday, February 8

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

4 pm Backpack Food Packing

6 pm Evening Food Distribution

6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting


Thursday, February 9

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

7 pm Boy Scouts

7 pm Advisory Council Meeting


Friday, February 10

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

Happy Birthday to Sheryl Robbins!


Saturday, February 11

9 am  Keuka Quilters


Next Week's Theme: Boy Scout Sunday

Message: The Basics - Words Pastors Use - Service

Next Week's Greeters: Russ & Judi Scheel

February Coffee Hours: Bd of Trustees


Church  News


Statement of Your Giving

The Financial Secretary has prepared a 2011 Statement of Giving for all of you who contributed regularly to our church. This can be used for your taxes or just your own interest to see how faithful you have been this past year. Contact Diane DeLooza if you are interested in having your own copy.


Deacon's Fund

This morning you may have noticed an offering plate at the door. This is a collection to help increase the Deacon's Fund, which helps the needs of people. Please prayerfully consider your gift.


Nursery Ministry

One of the ministries here at First Baptist Church is having a quiet space for the little ones that allows moms and dads to be able to attend worship services. We are setting a new schedule and are looking for volunteers. See Eileen Modafarri if you can help out. 


White Cross/ABW

Part of our quota this year includes 4 baby gowns. which can either be handmade or purchased and are needed by the end of this month. Contact Pam Scutt at 536-2791 for more info. Thank You!!!


Lay Study Class

The Finger Lakes Association is offering a course on Baptist Heritage as part of its Lay Studies program. The course is being taught by Rev. Ed Carey, pastor of FBC Fairport and former Dean of Students at Colgate Rochester. The course will begin on Saturday, February 28, from 8:30–11:30 am at FBC Manchester and will continue through March 10. The course is free to members of the Finger Lakes Assoc. with the application for a scholarship. Late entries accepted. Contact Greg Marion for details.


Scout Sunday

Next Sunday is Boy Scout Sunday!! All past and present Boy Scouts please plan to attend this special recognition Sunday.


AB Women Night: Friday, February 24

AB Women, let's get together for a fun evening! We will meet at Cheryl Stewart's home at 3 pm for a craft time and then share a dinner at 6 pm. Beverage and meat will be provided.  Bring a dish to share (let's try to keep them healthy)! Come for part of the evening or all of it!!!



If you are interested in becoming a member of First Baptist Church please speak with Rev. Foody or one of the Deacons.


New Address for Meghan Fuqua

66 Morris Drive # 508, Mansfield, PA 16933

Thank you to those who supported Meghan in raising funds for her band trip to London. Two upcoming concert dates at Mansfield are: February 25 at 7 pm and April 29 at 2 pm.


Bd. of Missions

There will be a meeting this Tuesday, February 7, at 2:30 pm.


January Board of Mission Report:

Receipts: 2011 pledges: $52

                2012 pledges: $953.50

                Loose Offering:$79.40

                Church School: $4.00

                RMMO: $22

                Pennies $12                                       TOTAL: $1122.90

Disbursements: United Mission Basics: $900

                RMMO: $22

                Food for the Needy: $600                TOTAL: $1522

Balance: Treasury: $997.83

               Pennies: $12

February Needs: $1200          Thank you for your generosity!


Attendance and Financial Report

Were you here?                       1/15               1/22              1/29 

                                                     54                   46                44

Current Expenses               $1,674               $776            $747

BT&T                                        285                155               940

Total                                     $1,959               $931         $1,687


Community  News


CROP Walk:

First Baptist Church needs a recruiter for this year's Walk that takes place on May 6. You can find out more about it at or by calling Donna Johnson at 536-2683.


February Food Pantry Needs:

pasta, peanut butter, cereal

Breakfast Bars & Granola Bars: for the Backpack Program


Comfort on the Journey:

A confidential mutual support group at Keuka Comfort Care Home for those whose lives have been impacted by the loss of a loved one. Meetings are  the 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7-8pm. 536-1690.


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.


Exit doors are located at the rear of the sanctuary, at the front and out the foyer, and at the rear of the building at the kitchen and stairwell.




Pray  Until  Something  Happens