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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ February 28, 2016 ~
  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
  Moment for Mission ............ Mary Fullagar
*Congregational Song ......... “Almighty” medley - No. 4,5,6
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “Oh, the Glory of Your Presence” - No. 76
  Anthem .............................
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. 1 Peter 1: 13 -16
*Congregational Song ....... “His Eye Is on the Sparrow” - No. 93
  Message .......................... “Be Holy” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “I Will Serve Thee” - No. 377
*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: Greg Miller head usher, Erik Miller, Trevor Conrad

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 Rod & Rose Esidro Thelma Estimo Brittany Griffin Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Ethel Hoose Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Jennifer Slocum George Spence 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 28
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Youth Church
11 am Deacon meeting
11 am Fellowship Hour
5 pm Wellspring

Monday, February 29
5 pm Church & Community Supper

Tuesday, March 1
4 pm Backpack
7 pm W. band rehearsal
7 pm Board of Christian Education

Wednesday, March 2
7 pm Habitat for Humanity
7 pm Cub Scouts
Happy Birthday to Lisa Wood!

Thursday, March 3
10 am Board of Mission
Noon Lenten Lunch
1 pm Homeschool
7 pm Boy Scouts

Sunday, March 6 Ushers: E. Mullins, C. Stewart, C. Miller, T. Conrad

February Coffee Hour – Missions Board


News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper - Monday, February 29
Each Monday at 5:00 PM. $3.00 All are welcome!

Lenten Luncheons Thursday, March 3
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.
     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”

Business Meeting - Sunday, March 13
There will be a business meeting on Sunday, March 13th for a congregational vote to approve changes to the Constitution.

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!

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
For March - boxed and microwavable cup varieties of Macaroni & Cheese
Items may be left on the pew at the front of the sanctuary.

Were you here? Jan. 31 Feb. 7 Feb. 14 Feb.21` 50 56 40 53 Pledges & Loose offerings (Needed each week: $1,825) Jan. 31 Feb. 7 Feb. 14 Feb. 21 $598+$465 $4,219 $875 $500 (5th Sun.)


Our Church's Mission

Mission ~ in New York State ~ Jamestown, New York ~
Since 1982, Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers has provided day programs that enable seniors to have quality of life through socialization and activity programming. The United Way lends support by providing $28,000 for the Scholarship Fund and $2,500 for the Latino Outreach to Seniors program. The Adult Day Care Scholarship Fund seeks to improve the health and independence of the elderly and their families by helping fund long-term daytime service that may delay or even prevent other types of more costly care. The Latino Outreach Program also seeks to improve the health and independence of the elderly, specifically elderly Latino members of the community. By providing: interpretation services for the elderly and their caregivers, translation services for other agencies, and outreach education concerning available senior services.

Mission Giving
Thank you for your Mission Budget contributions on February 21 of $62.60. We also received another $10 for America for Christ. We now have $107 towards our goal of $899.

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.

For March - Macaroni & Cheese. We would like to collect boxed and microwavable cup varieties to distribute to the Yates County Backpack Program.


Community News and Events

Feed A Pet Sunday - Sunday March 6
Through the generous support of the community, Pet Partners will provide pet food and supplies to families and individuals who are unable to care for their animals due to financial need or physical hardship. Your donations of sealed dry and canned cat & dog food or litter can be left inside the church office or if you prefer to make a monetary donation, please send to Pet Partner Connections, PO Box 5, Keuka Park, 14478. PPC is a nonprofit 501© (3) organization founded to aid families and individuals living in Yates Co by providing direct solutions to avoid surrender, abandonment, or separation from companion animals.
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