224 Main Street                                                       February 12, 2012  

Penn Yan, New York                                                            10:00 A.M.


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.


Scout Sunday ~ Troop 44 ~ Founded 1924


Prelude & Chimes                 


*Song of Praise          “I Will Serve You”                                 PB no. 54


Welcome and Announcements


*Processional Hymn  “Called as Partners in Christ's Service  No. 343


Scouts Honor Guard                                                           Nick Anderson        


Pledge of Allegiance to the Christian Flag          Peter Tomlinson                      

I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag and to the Savior for whose kingdom it stands, one Lord, one faith, one Baptism, one God and Father of us all.


Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag               Eden Slocum                     

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.


*Hymn                                    “God Bless America”               See below


Scout Oath                                                                       Daniel Tomlinson

Scout Motto                                                                             Alex Schroo

Scout Law                                                                            Ronnie Chilson


Call To Worship

Pastor: Welcome to this sacred place of worship!

People: We are grateful that God invites us into His presence!

Pastor: Let us rejoice and celebrate all the good that God does on our behalf!

People: Let us show our appreciation through our works of service to God. Amen!


Old Testament Reading        Joshua 22:5                            OT pg. 256


Recognition of Accomplishment                                   Richard Johnson


Unison Prayer

Creator God, You have made each of us and You designed us for Your purposes. We each have gifts that You want us to discover and use throughout our lives. Open our eyes to see the gifts that You have placed in us so that we may use them and fully live out Your purposes for our lives. May we bring honor to You. Amen.            


Anthem                       “On Eagle's Wings”


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 trespasses as we forgive those who trespass 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                        “Here I Am, Lord”                                  No. 525


Gospel Reading         Matthew 25:31-46                                NT pg. 38


Sermon                       “The Basics: Words Pastors Use - Service” 

                                                                                     Rev. Linda Foody                  


*Hymn                        “For the Beauty of the Earth”No. 473






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


You are invited to join us in the Great Room for a time of fellowship.


Greeters:                    Russ & Judi Scheel

Ushers:                       Judi Scheel, George Jensen, Charlie Miller,

                                    Greg Miller, Paul Nash

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

                      The People of the Philippine Earthquake


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: “Thankful Worship”

11:15 am Trustees Meeting

5 pm Wellspring Service


Tuesday, February 14

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle

7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Group


Wednesday, February 15

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

10 am ARC Worship Service

4 pm Backpack Food Packing

Happy Birthday to Eva Dillon!


Thursday, February 16

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study

7 pm Boy Scouts

7 pm Board of Christian Education Meeting


Friday, February 17

8:30 am Wellspring Young Adult Study


Sunday, February 19


Next Week's Theme:

The Basics: Words Pastors Use – Redemption & Salvation

Next Week's Greeter: Richard Davis

February Coffee Hours: Bd of Trustees


Church  News


Statement of your giving is available

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.


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 Modaffari 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.


ABWomen 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!!!


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.


Newsletter deadline

All articles for the March Newsletter should be in to the office by Monday, February 20.


Board of Mission

On February 5, $277.10 was received for the Mission Budget towards a need of $1200. Also, thanks to your generosity and that of the community, $651.77 will be given to the Yates County Habitat for Humanity from the Super Sub Sale.


Thank You!

What a blessing you all are to me! Thank you for the cards, gifts and phone calls for my birthday. You have made my day so very special and I thank God you are in my life!    ~ Peggy Smart


Winter VBS

February 21-24 has been set aside for a Vacation Bible School Adventure at PY United Methodist Church sponsored by PY Council of Churches. The theme will be “Finding God Everywhere”. All churches are asked to help provide breakfast foods and PYFBC has been asked to provide juice. Approximately 15 half gallons will be needed by Sunday, February 19. Donations will be collected in the bright blue box in the foyer. Thank You!


Attendance and Financial Report

Were you here?                       1/22              1/29                2/5

                                                     46                44                  52

Current Expenses                  $776            $747           $2,999

BT&T                                       155               940               502

Total                                       $931          $1,687          $3,501                    


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.


For your convenience hearing devices are available - Please see an usher for assistance.


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.




God bless America, Land that I love.


Stand beside her, and guide her

through the night with a light from above.


From the mountains, to the prairies

to the oceans white with foam.


God bless America, My home sweet home,

God bless America, My home sweet home!


~ God Bless the Boy Scouts of America! ~