224 Main Street                                                         February 10, 2013

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


Welcome & Announcements 


Moment for Mission                                                             


*Song of Praise          “My Jesus, I Love Thee”                     On Insert   


*Call to Worship                   


*Hymn                        “More Precious/I Exalt Thee”              On Insert


Anthem                       “In The Garden


Children's Time


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.


Offertory Prayer


Scripture Reading        Matthew 5:6                                          NT pg. 5


*Hymn                        “Seek Ye First”                                       PB no. 71 


Sermon                       “Blessed Hungry”                                   Rev. Stephen Sanden


*Invitational Hymn                “As The Deer”                             PB no. 33


*Benediction  ~ *Postlude


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


Pastor:                        Rev. Stephen Sanden       

                                    PO Box 695, Penn Yan

Pastor's Phone:         Cell 386-986-6961

Pastor's E-Mail:

Choir Director:          Barbara Stewart

Organist:                    Carrie Ahearn

Church Phone:            315-536-9821

Church E-mail:  

Church Website: 

Please  be  in  Prayer  for:


Tom Burke                             Julanne Guild            Roger Mullins 

Rachel Carter                          Ben Loomis              Kaye Newcomb

Doug Gibbs                                                             


Our Special Interest Missionaries:

Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West, Zambia

Courtney Crisler, The Place, Norwich, NY


Quail Summit:            Alice Wise

Clinton Crest:            Margaret Drakeley      Doris Barcliff

The Homestead:        Helen Ansley                Virginia DeLooza

                                    Necia Smith                  Dick Sharman         

                                    Willie Nelson

The Manor:                Margaret Hartwell        Billie Potts

                                    Mary Armstrong

Geneva Living Ctr:    Irene Wachala 


·        Our Service Men and Women and their families                                  

·        Our Country and  Leaders

·        Those in our community who serve as law enforcement, fire fighter

       volunteers, teachers, community leaders, and community volunteers


This Week at First Baptist



11:15 am Trustees Meeting

5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service

Happy Birthday to Sheryl Robbins!


Tuesday, February 12

9 am Wellspring Discipleship Class

10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle


Wednesday, February 13

9 am Wellspring Discipleship Class

 4 pm Backpack Program

6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting


Thursday, February 14

9 am Wellspring Discipleship Class

9 am Homeschooling

Noon Lenten Luncheon

1 pm Bd of Missions Meeting

7 pm Advisory Council Meeting

7 pm Boy Scout Meeting


Friday, February 15

Wellspring Winter Camp Weekend

Happy Birthday to Eva Dillon!


Saturday, February 16

Wellspring Winter Camp Weekend



Church  News


Financial Statements

2012 Financial Statements are now available – see Diane DeLooza


Advisory Council Meeting

The Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, February 14th at 7 pm.


From the Office

Included in your February Newsletter is an opportunity for you to let us know how you would like to continue to receive your copy of the newsletter. Please take a minute to read the piece and respond. We are looking at ways we can reduce waste and thus save money. Thank you to those who have already responded.


New Address

for Erma Mullins 514 Johnson Road, Penn Yan. Phone: 536-0605.


From the Church Office

There are extra copies of the church directory available on the Reader's Table if you should need one.


Mission Treasury

Thank you from the Board of Missions for your contributions on February 3rd. We received $649.20 for our budget; $10 for Pennies and $27 towards our goal of $700 for the America for Christ Offering. Also, a thank you to those who ordered subs, we realized a profit of $653.75 which will go to Yates County Habitat for Humanity.


Attendance and Financial Report

 Were you here?               1/20                 1/27                 2/3 

                                             57                    50                   44

 Local Budget               $2,115             $1,217            $4,070



Community  News


Lenten Luncheons

The Penn Yan Area Council of Churches invites you to attend the annual Lenten Luncheons held here at FBC. This years theme will center on “The Qualities of Christ”; as Jesus journeys towards the cross we observe inspiring qualities of our Savior revealed in Scripture.

The cost is $5.00  per person.


2/14    “Ten Bridesmaids Parable”                     Rev. Jeff Childs

2/21    “Helping One Another”                           Rev. David Smith

2/28    “Christ Promises the Spirit”                    Rev. Richard Norman

3/7      “The Last Supper”                                   Rev. Paul Malles

3/14    “Jesus' Agony in the Garden”                 Rev. Michelle Fischer

3/21    “Jesus Stands Trial”                                Rev. Sandi Perl


Donations of Food:

for those children & adults in need - canned peas, corn or other vegetables, boxed cereal, breakfast bars, cereal bars, granola bars. Your donated items may be left at the pantry door in the Great Room. Helpers are always welcome at 4 pm on Wednesdays or the last Friday of the month at 9 am.


Community Youth Ministries

The next meeting is set for Sunday, February 10th at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at 5 pm. We will have a 30 minute meeting then go to the bowling alley for a Mardi Gras Themed Party. There will be food and 2 games to bowl for everyone! This group is a collection of young people from all churches in our area! RSVP to if you plan to attend.


Welcome to First Baptist Church of Penn Yan.  Visitors - e 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.


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.