BULLETIN FOR MARCH 6, 2011
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street March 6, 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.
Preparing for Lent: Transfiguration Sunday
Song of Praise “The Bond of Love” On insert
Welcome & Announcements
Moment for Mission Ed Castillo
*Hymn “I Sing the Mighty Power of God” No. 288
Gracious God, we pray for your church that we may be one. Grant that by your grace,
we may serve you. Grant strength to do your will in all we undertake. Speak to us as
we worship you and serve you. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
Scripture Reading Psalm 99 Pg. 660 OT
Anthem “Communion Hymn” David Kellermeyer
*Hymn “Fairest Lord Jesus” Pg. 306
Scripture Acts 2:37-47 Pg. 160 NT
Sermon “Church Life” 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 “Let Us Break Bread Together” No. 513
Ordinance of the Lord's Supper
Welcome to the Lord's Table
Community of Prayer
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
Prayer of Thanks and The Lord's Prayer
*Hymn “Let Us Break Bread Together” No. 513
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Anne Perry
Greeters: George & Joyce Slocum
Ushers: Pat Ames, Shelley Bicksler, Erma Mullins,
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:
Shelley Bicksler Robin Morse
Meg Chaapel Mary Murphy
Mary Beth Greene Keith Pierce
John Paul Hunt Joyce Slocum
Sherri Jensen Irene Wachala
Greg Marion 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 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: God's Presence Comforts & Assures
3:45 & 4:30 Nursing home worship services: Rev. Burke leading. If anyone would like to go along, see Rev. Burke
5 pm Wellspring
Monday, March 7
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
Tuesday, March 8
10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle Meeting
1 pm Spiritual Development Course
7 pm Missions Meeting
Happy Birthday to: Nancy Marion, Barbara Stewart, Sherri Jensen!
Wednesday, March 9
4:30 pm Backpack program
6:30 pm Evening Food for the Needy
7 pm Small Group
Thursday, March 10
Noon Lenten Lunch at PYUMC
7 pm Boy Scouts
Friday, March 11
8 pm Wellspring Youth Gathering
Happy Birthday to Tammy Miller!
Saturday, March 12
AM-PM Wellspring Youth Gathering
The Miller's will host a sledding party today from 2-5 pm at their home in Branchport.
Young and the Young at Heart are welcome.
Update From the Board of Mission
To meet the Basic Mission Budget for February, we needed to receive $1416 ($1564 for the Expanded budget). We actually received $1,225.40. Our balance is $873.61. Our thanks to those who are keeping up their pledge.
Penn Yan Area CROP Walk
There will be a Recruiter meeting on Tuesday, March 15, from 7-9 pm at Bluff Point UMC. Sarah Stackhouse will present information about the CROP Walk and the projects it helps to fund worldwide to fight hunger and poverty and then to hand out materials and resources for the walk recruiters.
Last year, despite the bad economy, our community donated the largest amount ever to the CROP Walk, $15,039.75. Twenty-five percent of this amount was returned to our local area to fight hunger here at home in Yates Co.
The Walk will be held on Sunday, May 1. If you can be a recruiter for First Baptist contact Sarah Stackhouse at 536-9482 or email@example.com
Utica Trip Delayed
There is still time to collect items for Utica. The trip has been delayed until possibly the end of March. Watch here for more info.
A Big THANK YOU to all those who helped last Saturday with the clean up of rooms and putting away of the Christmas decorations.
Thank you to Barbara Burke, Diane DeLooza, Christian Modaffari, Eileen Modaffari, and Sue Willson.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 2/13 2/20 2/27
48 44 60
Current Expenses $1,778 $745 $3,342
BT&T 775 181 95
Total $2,553 $926 $3,437
Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Tuesday, March 8, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church from 5:30-7:30 pm. $6 adults and $3 kids 12 and under. Proceeds go to two schools in Haiti: Bishop Tharp Business & Technical Institute and
Understanding Medicare Workshop
Monday, April 11, from 10am-noon Yates Co. Office Building
Call 536-5515 to reserve your seat.
The Food Pantry & Milly's Pantry Weekend Back Pack Program
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.
Every Wednesday evening from 4:45-5:30 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. For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please speak with an usher for assistance.
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.
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