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Our Service of Worship and Praise
February 8, 2015 - Boy Scout Sunday - Troop 44 - BSA

. Prelude & Chimes
. Welcome & Announcements

*Procession of Flags - Scout Honor Guard:
. Eden Slocom, Philip Gaston, Paul Gaston and Harry Santora
*Pledge to The American Flag – Eden Slocum
*Pledge to The Christian Flag – Philip Gaston
*The Boy Scout Oath – Harry Santora
*The Boy Scout Motto – Paul Gaston
*The Boy Scout Law – Paul Gaston

*Congregational Song ..... “My County, ‘Tis of Thee” - No. 561
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “His Eye Is on the Sparrow” On Insert
. Anthem ...........................
. Children’s Message ...............
. Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
. Offering
*Offertory Prayer
. Scripture Reading .......... Romans 12:6-8
*Congregational Song ..... “All Creatures of Our God and King” No. 455
. Message ................ “Using Our Gifts” - Rev. Don Lawrence
*Congregational Song ..... “Called As Partners in Christ’s Service” No. 343

*A Prayer for the Boy Scouts - O Lord, we thank you for the work of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, who in his dedication and wisdom founded the World Scouting Movement. We thank you for the efforts of those thousands of men and women who have brought Scouting to millions of boys the world over. We rededicate ourselves to the principles of this movement – To do our best, to do our duty To God and to Country. We ask you, O Lord, to give us the strength and courage, each of us, to live up to the Scout Oath, the Scout Law and the high ideals of the World Brotherhood of Scouting. Amen.

*Benediction - Recession of Flags - Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

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

Please Be in Prayer For

Douglas Gibbs     Donald Hall     Beverly Hall   
Janice Knecht     Ben Loomis      Charlie Miller
Eliza Moore       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

5 pm Wellspring Fellowship

Monday, February 9
5 pm Church Community Supper
6 pm Free Movie
6:30 pm Trustee Meeting
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz

Tuesday, February 10
10:30 am Mary Martha Circle
Happy Birthday to Sheryl Robbins!

Wednesday, February 11
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scout meeting

Thursday, February 12
9 am Homeschool
7 pm Boy Scouts
7 pm Advisory Council meeting

Saturday, February 14
10 am Ministers & Spouses meeting
7 pm Game Night at the home of Ed & Rita Castillo

Sunday, February 15
Ushers & Greeters: Stan & Cindy Ovens, Charlie Watkins

News and Upcoming Events

Church - Community Supper & Movie Monday, February 9
Supper at 5:00 PM - Macaroni and Cheese - $3.00

Movie Following the Supper - 6:00 PM. - Free. Movie plot:The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain’s self-destructive obsession to hunt a white whale. From the classic novel by Herman Melville.

Game Night - Saturday, February 14
Come one - come all! 7 pm, Saturday, February 14th, at the home of Ed & Rita Castillo. Everyone is welcome. Bring a snack to share with the group.

Hearts & Hands
If you know of someone in our church family who is going through a time of difficulty/illness, or is celebrating a joy, please call the church office and let Peggy know. H&H Ministry would like to let them know we are thinking of them. Also, anyone wishing to make a donation to H&H to help cover the cost of supplies, please contact Peggy or Pam Scutt (536-2791). Thank You!

February item for Milly’s Backpack Program: Hot Cocoa

Were you here?
Jan. 11     Jan. 18     Jan. 25     Feb. 1
   50          64          40          44

Received Last Week:
Pledges & Loose Offerings: $2,753.25
Needed each week: $1,825

Our Church's Mission

Mission Nugget

Mission Around the World - Japan
Through a unique partnership between International Ministries and Kanto Gakuin University in Japan, Dr. Shigemi Tomita has returned to her home country to serve as an IM associate missionary after completing PhD and theological studies in Canada. Dr. Tomita is now teaching Bible classes for elementary school students and their parents, as well as assisting with conversational English classes in the elementary schools. In addition to this, she serves in the chapel services, is an advisor for a volunteer club of the university and represents American Baptist International Ministries on Kanto Gakuin’s Board of Directors and Board of Counselors. Languages used in ministry: English and Japanese.

Thank You – from the Board of Mission
Thank you to everyone who helped us raise $784 for Yates County Habitat for Humanity from the sale of Super Subs! We would also like to thank the following people who helped make the 144 subs: Don & Kathie Lawrence, Sheryl Robbins, Karen Rasmussen, Greg, Tammy, Erik and Kyle Miller, Pastor Steve Sanden, Jean Vaughn, Judi Scheel, Paul MacDougall, Eli, Ralph and Jack Clancy, Ed & Rita Castillo. Mission Budget Report
Thank you for your Mission contributions on February 1st, of $629. We also received $10 for the Backpack Pennies Program.

Community News and Events

“America: From Ordinary to Extraordinary” - Sunday, February 8
On Sunday, February 8th, at 6:45 pm we will be hosting a live web address on our big screen, “An Evening with Huckabee”. Mike Huckabee will be speaking via the web all across America. All are invited. The address starts at 7 pm, there will be light snacks afterwards. The event will be held at White Stone Chapel, directly across from the bowling alley, just south of Penn Yan on 14a.

Mission Trip to India - Sunday, February 15
On Sunday, February 15th, all are invited to the Penn Yan UMC to experience the 3 week trip that J.J. Warren and other youth took to India as they met, worked and worshipped with Christians in India. We will begin the evening at 6:30 pm with a dish-to-pass supper (there might even be some flavors of India). Please bring your own dishes and flatware. Then at 7:00 J.J. will share his slideshow presentation. The public and youth groups are all invited to attend. Please RSVP to the church at 536-6771 with the number of people attending so we can set up enough tables.

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: