BULLETIN FOR March 24, 2013
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
March 24, 2013 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.
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
*Song of Praise “Majesty” PB no. 74
*Call to Worship
*Hymn “We Bow Down” On Insert
Anthem “Palm Sunday”
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer
*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.
Scripture Reading Matthew 21:7-11 Pew Bible NT pg. 30
*Hymn “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” PB no. 79
Sermon “Triumphal Entry” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name!” No. 142
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Today's bulletin in printed in loving memory of Betty Scheel and Warner Gibbs.
~ Judi & Russ Scheel and Families
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box695, Penn Yan
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
Pastor's E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in Prayer for:
Melba Bembry Bill Decker Ben Loomis
Heather Bicksler Ed Eveland Roger Mullins
Tom Burke Doug Gibbs Kaye Newcomb
Rachel Carter Julanne Guild Jennifer Slocum
Meg Chaapel Mary Hutson Eva Vickery
Deb Clancy Bob Logan
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West,
Courtney Crisler, The Place,
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Margaret Drakeley Doris Barcliff Clinton
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Necia Smith
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
Our Country and Leaders
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Those in our community who serve as law enforcement, fire fighter
volunteers, teachers, community leaders, and community volunteers
If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital, home bound etc. or if you have other prayer concerns please call 536-9821 to let the church office and pastor know.
This Week at First Baptist
11:15 am Trustee Meeting
2:45 pm ABC of Finger Lakes Assoc Spring Gathering
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Monday, March 25
5 pm Church Supper - Goulash
7 pm Community Chorus Rehearsal
Tuesday, March 26
6 pm “Fracking Meeting” PYPL and Great Room
Wednesday, March 27
9 am Food for the Needy set up
4:30 pm Backpack
6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting
Thursday, March 28
9 am Food for the Needy set up
9 am Homeschooling
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
7 pm Maundy Thursday Service
Friday, March 29
9 am Food for the Needy distribution
Let's surprise our ABW scholarship girl with a bouquet of cards for Easter! (She so appreciated the support at Christmas!)
Michelle DuMond, 700 Health
Sciences Drive, Stony Brook, NY 11790
It's that time of year again when we will decorate our sanctuary with beautiful Easter Flowers. If you would like to place a flower in honor and/or in memory of a loved one, we ask that you purchase your own flower and bring it to the sanctuary by Friday, March 29th Please remember to label your plant for easy retrieval on Easter morning. Please fill out the form below and leave it in the offering plate, turn it into the church office or you may call the church office. Your information needs to be received by Wednesday, March 27th in order for it to be printed in the Easter Sunday bulletin.
Given by: _____________________________________________
In Memory of: _________________________________________
In Honor of: ___________________________________________
Are you going to the ABW Ministries Conference in April? Kairos Outside, the conference project is asking for new or gently used Teddy Bears. The Once Again Shoppe has some for sale.
Meet & Greet Hosts
The Deacons are arranging small group Meet & Greet sessions for Rev. Sanden. The goal is for Pastor Steve to visit with our members in a comfortable setting and to learn more about the pulse of our church. To sign up to be a host see a member of the Diaconate or sign up on the clipboard in the foyer.
Please Help Us Stop Hunger!
FBC needs a person who can coordinate individuals or groups from FBC for the May 5th Crop Walk, and to help them recruit donors. Contact the office if interested in helping. (315-536-9821)
From the Advisory Council
During Sunday worship, you have heard our Pastor tell us that we need to be the light of Christ; that we need to work to bring people to the Lord and to salvation. This is the mission of Christians and the real purpose of the Church. We cannot let these words fall on deaf ears. So, in 2013 we want to develop a plan to do outreach and local mission projects to better connect with the community and to demonstrate that we are an active, welcoming church. Each board and committee will be brainstorming to come up with activities to make our church more visible in the community and to help individuals in need. But this is not a project just for Boards and Committees! We would like EVERYONE'S input. That means YOU.
….So, start thinking and think “outside the box”. Any and all ideas are welcome! We are looking for a variety of activities. Pass your ideas on to any board or committee member or better yet bring them directly to an Advisory Council meeting. We have significant memorial funds to assist us with these projects so don't assume cost would prohibit us from considering your idea. Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you.
Family Dear Church
As you are aware each Board and Committee was asked to be the “Light of Christ” and come up with some things to do to make our church more visible in the community and to help those in need. The Board of Missions decided one thing we would do each month is to ask members of the congregation to bring one item or more if you desire, to assist the Backpack Program. This month of March we are asking for packets of Hot Chocolate. Please consider helping. Thank you for being the Light of Christ.
Our Special Interest International Missionaries, Charles and Sarah Clement-West represent a typical missionary family. They first left the
U.S.for fifteen years ago with three little children who had not begun elementary school. As they went to Zambia, two of those MK's (Missionary Kids) who grew up on the field with them had already left the nest for college, and their youngest had just graduated high school with plans for college in the fall. After spending the last six years in South Africa , Charles and Sarah now have three adult offspring who have finished university and are working in their own careers. Zambia
On March 17th, we received $232 for the budget; $7 for
for Christ (total to date: $826), and $45 for the Easter Offering (toward the budgeted goal of $600). Thank you. America
Attendance and Financial Report:
Were you here? 2/24 3/3 3/10 3/17
73 46 47 58
Local Budget $1,431 $2,893 $3,623 $1,447
Beginning on April 1st, the Penn Yan Public Library will accept donations to support their “Friends Annual Book
”. Books; hard and soft covers, audio books, CDs, DVDs and videos (no text books or encyclopedias please). Funds raised by the sale will go to support the library and it's programs. Sale
The PYUMC will host it's monthly supper on Tuesday, March 26, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. All are invited and it's free!
is sponsoring a Roast Beef Dinner with homemade pies on Saturday, April 6th at the Tyrone Fire House, Route 226. Serving from 4:30 pm until ? Adults: $9, kids 5-12 - $5, under 5 – free. Fundraiser for: Sound and music. Altay Baptist Church
Sunday, May 5, 1:00 pm ~ Meet at the First Presbyterian Church
Pre- Crop Walk Meeting
There will be a meeting for the CROP Walk at 4 pm at the First Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, April 3. Those interested in helping are welcome. As noted above, FBC needs a person who can coordinate individuals or groups from FBC to walk and to help them recruit donors. Please Help Us Stop Hunger!
Visitors - Welcome to
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. First Baptist Church
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. Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
for God to rule, for Jesus to walk, and for the
Holy Spirit to breathe in this church and it's members
Shall be answered.