BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 19, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetFebruary 19, 2012
10:00 AM Yan, New York
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 “Make Me a Blessing” PB no. 10
Welcome & Announcements
*Call to Worship
Pastor: Praise the Lord!
People: O Sing to the Lord a new song!
Pastor: For God has done wonderful things.
People: God has snatched us from the enemies hand.
Pastor: God has redeemed His people.
People: Salvation is ours and we rejoice!
*Hymn “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” No. 466
Luke 2: 25-38 NT pg. 80 Readings
Hebrews 9:11-12 NT pg. 302
Ephesians 1:7-8a NT pg. 259
Colossians 1:13-14 NT pg. 271
Our Heavenly Father, while we were yet sinners, You loved us and You made a way to redeem us. Salvation has come to us through Jesus Christ Your son! We choose to receive Your gifts of forgiveness and salvation, which Christ offers to us. Your mercy is too great to comprehend! Our hearts rejoice and we give You thanks. Amen!
Anthem “Seek Ye First”
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.
*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 “O Thou, My Soul, Return in Peace” No. 228
Acts 4:8-12 NT pg. 162 Readings
I Thessalonians 5:9-10 NT pg. 278
II Timothy 3:14-15 NT pg. 289
Philippians 2:12-13 NT pg. 267
Sermon “The Basics: Words Pastors Use–Redemption & Salvation”
Rev. Linda Foody
*Hymn “How Great Thou Art” No. 467
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeter: Richard Davis
Ushers: Stan Ovens, Cindy Ovens, Cliff LaBarr
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Interim Pastor: Rev. Linda J. Foody 2215
Pastor's Phone: 536-0021
Pastor's Email: email@example.com
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 Necia Smith
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. & Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Fox –
Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House,
ClarkMeadows: Ralph Wilkes
: Alice Wise Summit
ClintonCrest: Barcliff Kathryn Clayson Burton
DorisBarcliff Margaret Drakely
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
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
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, February 20
Articles due for the March newsletter
8am–8pm Wellspring Conference
Tuesday, February 21
8 am–8 pm Wellspring Conference
Noon-3pm Girl Scouts
6:30 pm Investment Committee
Wednesday, February 22
8am-8pm Wellspring Conference
6:30 pm Cub Scouts
Thursday, February 23
Noon Lenten Lunch Speaker Series
3 pm Food for the Needy – set up
6 pm Caregivers Support Group
6:30 pm Choir Monthly Meeting
7 pm Boy Scouts
7 pm Committee on Ministry
Friday, February 24
9 am Food for the Needy – distribution
3 pm AB Women at Cheryl Stewart's
Happy Birthday to
Saturday, February 25
9am Keuka Quilters
AB Women Event
AB Women, let's get together for a fun time, this Friday, February 24. We will meet at Cheryl Stewart's home at 3 pm for crafts 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!!!
Lay Study Class
Finger LakesAssociation 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 . The course will begin on Saturday, February 28, from 8:30–11:30 am at FBC Rochester and will continue through March 10. The course is free to members of the Manchester Finger LakesAssoc. with the application for a scholarship. Late entries accepted. Contact Greg Marion for details.
One of the ministries here at
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. First Baptist Church
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.
~ For the cards, calls, and prayers while I was ill. Keeping me in your thoughts and prayers has meant so much to me. Marge Moulton.
~ From John and Nancy Tharp: We would like to thank you for the cards and for keeping us in your prayers when Mom passed away.
Thanks to your generosity, $319 was received for
Missionwork on February 12. This will help us reach our February goal of $900 for United MissionBasics and $300 for Cameron Community Ministries. If we send the latter now, it will help toward a foundation matching goal to help feed children in . Rochester
There is a group interested in creating a
in Penn Yan. The group meets the first Saturday of the month at the Cafe Next Door on Community Garden Main Street. If this is something you might be interested in, call Meredith Dumez at 607-244-1547 or you may go to the website at pygarden.blogspot.com the next meeting will be March 3, at 2 pm.
KEEPING A HOLY LENT, LIVING A HOLY LIFE
This year the Lenten Luncheon will be held here at
. The fee for the lunch is $4 for 60 and over $5 for under 60. First Baptist Church
Feb. 23 Self-Examination Rev. Linda Foody
Mar. 1 Repentance Rev. Paul Malles
Mar. 8 Prayer Rev. Sandi Perl
Mar. 15 Fasting & Self Denial Rev. Rich Norman
Mar. 22 Reading God's Word Rev. Jeff Childs
Mar. 29 Meditating on God's Love Rev. Michele Fischer
If you are interested in becoming a member of
please speak with Rev. Foody or a Deacon. First Baptist Church
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 1/29 2/5 2/12
44 52 55
Current Expenses $747 $2,999 $1,489
BT&T 940 502 400
Total $1,687 $3,501 $1,889
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. First Baptist Church
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.
We give thanks
for unknown blessings
already on their way.