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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ February 21, 2016 ~
  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
  Moment for Mission ............ Jack Clancy
*Congregational Song ......... “We Will Glorify” - No. 22
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “O Lord, You’re Beautiful” - No. 34
  Anthem .............................
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. 1 Peter 1: 13-16
*Congregational Song ....... “Trust and Obey” - No. 500
  Message .......................... “Be Obedient” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Yes, Lord, Yes” - No. 445
*Benediction ~ Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Ushers and Greeters: Stan Ovens head usher, Cindy Ovens, Jack Clancy, Charlie Watkins

Please join us in the Great Room for coffee hour following the worship service.


Please Be in Prayer For

Malcom Bourne John Decker Dan Emerson Thelma Estimo Brittany Griffin Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Ethel Hoose Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Jennifer Slocum George Spencer The Family of Ed Castillo Our Special Interest Missionaries: International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries ABW Scholarship girl: Olivai O’Connell At The Manor: Billie Potts Mary Armstrong Margaret Mills Margaret Drakeley Veronica Sedlock Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Norman Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley Marge Cornell Virginia DeLooza Kathryn Clayson Wayne Hancock > Our Church and Pastor > Our Country and Leaders > Men and Women of our Armed Forces and their Families > Our Community Prayer Needs: If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital or homebound, please call the church office at 536-9821 to let the pastor know. Visitation Needs: If you or someone you know would like a pastoral visit, please use the prayer request cards in the pews and place in the offering plate, or speak with Pastor Sanden directly to make your wishes known.


This Week at First Baptist

Today, February 21
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Youth Church
11 am Fellowship Hour
5 pm Wellspring

Monday, February 22
9 am W. Discipleship
5 pm Church & Community Supper
7 pm Council of Churches Meeting
Happy Birthday to Suzanne Willson!

Tuesday, February 23
9 am W. Discipleship
4 pm Backpack
7 pm W. band rehearsal
7 pm Bd of Christian Education

Wednesday, February 24
9 am W. Discipleship
1 pm Homeschool
3:30 pm Cub Scouts
7 pm Cub Scout
Happy Birthday to Leon Stiles!

Thursday, February 25
9 am W. Discipleship
Noon Lenten Lunch
7 pm Boy Scouts

Friday, February 26
9 am Keuka Food Distribution
9 am W. Discipleship
7 pm W. Bible Quiz
Happy Birthday to Cindy Ovens!

Saturday, February 27
8 am Men’s Group

Sunday, February 28 Ushers & greeters: G. Miller, E. Miller, T. Conrad

February Coffee Hour – Missions Board


News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper - Monday, February 22
Each Monday at 5:00 PM. $3.00 All are welcome!

Lenten Luncheons Thursday, February 25
The Penn Yan Council of Churches invites you to join as a community of faith at the Lenten Lunches of 2016, here in the FBC Great Room. Each week will feature a message from one of the area clergy. Cost is $6 per person and meals are provided by the Wagner Restaurant. Serving begins at 12 noon.
     Feb. 25 – meatloaf .................... Pastor Sandi Perl – “Peace & Patience”
     Mar. 3 – beef stew .................... Pastor Jeff Childs – “Kindness/Goodness”
     Mar. 10 – ziti ............ ............... Pastor Stephen Sanden – “Faithfulness”
     Mar. 17–scal. potatoes/ham ...... Anne Alderman, SSJ – “Gentleness & Self-Control”

Giving Reminder
Your giving at Lent goes to the Local Expense Budget and your giving at Easter goes to the Mission Budget.

Hearts & Hand’s Card Ministry:
In the back of the Sanctuary is a table of cards that are free for anyone to use to spread God’s love! Keep watch as new cards will be arriving soon.

Nursery Ministry:
Would you be willing to be on a list of volunteers for the nursery in the event that childcare is needed? See Ethel Clancy if your name can be added to our list of helpers. Safety requires two people to serve at a time.

Milly’s Backpack Program February items - hot cocoa
Items may be left on the pew at the front of the sanctuary.

Were you here? Jan. 17 Jan. 24 Jan. 31 Feb. 7 Feb. 14 50 46 50 56 40 Pledges & Loose offerings (Needed each week: $1,825) Jan. 17 Jan. 24 Jan. 31 Feb. 7 Feb. 14 $532 $578 $598, $4,219 $875 + $465 5th Sun.


Our Church's Mission

Mission ~ in New York State ~ Rochester, New York ~
Cameron Community Ministries is an urban outreach community center in Rochester, N.Y.’s Lyell-Otis neighborhood. In addition to after-school and summer programs for youth, Cameron offers a variety of programs for all ages, including a free hot lunch daily, an emergency food pantry and a clothing house that also provides housewares. Many of the neighborhood’s youth are considered at-risk for crime, violence, pregnancy, substance abuse and poor academic performance, including dropping out. Cameron’s youth program offers a safe, positive place for youth to stay after school and to obtain the tools necessary for a bright future. Cameron has been a perfect fit for Jennifer Muniga, executive Director, to help families in need. Before joining the staff at Cameron, Muniga taught preschool and worked in Child Protective Services. “Helping underprivileged youth and their families is my passion,” she says.

Mission Giving
Thank you for your contribution to Missions on February 14th. We received $117.80 for our Budget; $52 for America for Christ (total to date $97); .50 for Backpack Pennies (total $1.50) and $29.18 in Sub Sale profits ($886.91 to date for Yates County Habitat for Humanity.)

Mission Collection for the Backpack Program:
During the month of February we would like to collect hot cocoa to distribute to the Yates County Backpack Program for our kids.


Community News and Events

Community Supper - Tuesday, Feb. 23
You are invited to attend the PYUMC Community Supper on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Serving begins at 5:30 pm, is buffet style and is free to the community. This month, breakfast will be for dinner. Come with a friend. Come hungry. Leave fulfilled.

NOTE: The PYUMC Book Sale has been postponed until March 12th and 13th.


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

Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY

Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Home: 315-536-6385
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
Office: 315-536-9821
Email: revsanden@aim.com

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: pyfbc224@gmail.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com