BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 13, 2011
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street February 13, 2011
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.
~ ~ ~ ~ Unconditional Love ~ ~ ~ ~
Song of Praise “I Love You, Lord” On insert
Welcome & Announcements
Moment for Mission Ed Castillo
*Hymn “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” No 376
Gracious Lord, we come this morning to give thanks that your love endures. We give you thanks that you are our strength and salvation. As we worship you, we humbly ask that you would give us a new heart and a new song of unconditional love. In Jesus' name. Amen.
Scripture Reading Psalm 119:1-8 Pg. 676 OT
Anthem “Master of Peace and Love” Early German Carol
*Hymn “O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” No. 384
Scripture Matthew 5:38-48 Pg. 5 NT
Sermon “Love That Does Not Let Go” - - Rev. Richard Burke
*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
*Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn “Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts” No. 511
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
The flowers on the altar are placed in loving memory of
Floyd & Gordon Cornell, by Marge Cornell
Lay Reader: George Jensen
Greeters: Eileen & Christian Modaffari
Ushers: Judi Gibbs, George Jensen, Charlie Miller,
Greg Miller, Paul Nelson, Barbara Stewart
Pianist: Sheryl Robbins
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 am – noon
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Interim Pastor: Rev. Richard D. Burke
2215 Clark Road, Penn Yan
Please be in Prayer for:
Meg Chaapel Mary Murphy
Mary Beth Greene Keith Pierce
John Paul Hunt Joyce Slocum
Greg Marion Andrew Stewart
Frank Modaffari Irene Wachala
Robin Morse Elwood Whitbeck
Our Special Missionaries: Kristy Engel–Dominican Republic
Cynthia Harper–Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester, NY
Clark Meadows: Ralph Wilkes
Quail Summit: Alice Wise
Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Kathryn Clayson
Gerry Lane Margaret Drakely
The Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Huntington Living Center: Alice Fairbrother
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Bill Gillette
Margaret Hartwell Georgia Ovens
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and it's Leaders
Our Pastoral Search Committee
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
9 am Choir Practice
11 am Adult Sunday School: As part of our search process we will have a Sunday School class conducted by Mr. Costello, Rev. Burke and the members of the Search Committee. The purpose of this Sunday School session is to give you an opportunity to provide input and discuss our beliefs as Baptists. This exercise is important to our being able to match a new pastor with our congregation. Please stay and participate in this activity. Thank you.
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship
7 pm Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, February 14
Happy Valentines Day!
Tuesday, February 15
1 pm Spiritual Development Course
Happy Birthday to Eva Dillon!
Wednesday, February 16
4:45 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, February 17
7 pm Advisory Board
7 pm Boy Scouts
Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7 PM
Prayer Meetings to Start Soon
Beginning the second week in March, Rev. Burke will hold weekly Prayer Meetings on Wednesday nights. They will begin at 6:30 PM.
Everyone is welcome to join us!!!
Please have your articles and information for the March edition of the newsletter in to the office by tomorrow.
Trip to Utica - Saturday, February 26
Rev. Tharp will be making the trip to Utica later this month. Items being collected for the Karen refugees are: winter clothing and household goods.
Be advised that Wellspring Fellowship will be holding their Winter Revival meetings next week beginning Sunday evening, Feb. 20 through Wednesday evening Feb. 23. They will be using the building throughout the day and into the evenings.
Update From the Board of Mission
To meet our budget, we need weekly receipts of $351 ($391 for expanded budget). Receipts for February 6, were $385.50. Thank You!
The profit from the Super Subs Sale is approximately $923 for Yates County Habitat for Humanity.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 1/23 1/30 2/6
48 52 60
Current Expenses $629 $1,550 $2,156
Missions 129 583 1,750
BT&T 130 65 434
Total $888 $2,198 $4,339
You Are Invited!
The Second Milo Baptist Church is celebrating their 200th anniversary in 2011. You are invited to attend a Dish-to-Pass Fellowship Dinner with them on Sunday, February 20 at 12:30 PM.
There will be a time of sharing by guest from area Baptist Churches.
The Food Pantry
We greatly appreciate all the churches' on-going food donations. Currently the needs are: boxed cereal, canned or jarred spaghetti sauce, spaghetti, canned pork & beans and canned ravioli/spaghetti.
Milly's Pantry Weekend Back Pack Program
Every Wednesday evening from 4:45-5:30 here at FBC we pack food for backpacks. Volunteers are always welcome. Currently the BP program could use individual boxes of cereal, granola/cereal bars and individual fruit cups. Thank You !
Your used devotionals of Secret Place etc, are needed for inmates. Please leave them in the church office when you are finished with them. Thank You.
Red Cross Needs & Things
There is a need for: diapers; size 3,4,5,6, paper towels, laundry soap and dish soap. Leave your donations in the office.
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.
~ ~ ~ ~ God loves you whether you like it or not! ~ ~ ~ ~