BULLETIN FOR MARCH 27, 2011
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH of PENN YAN
224 Main Street,Penn Yan, New York - - March 27, 2011 - 10 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.
Welcome and Announcements
*Hymn “All Creatures of Our God and King” No. 455
Scouts Honor Guard Alex Schroo Phillip Gaston
Billy Lavin Eden Slocum
Pledge of Allegiance to the Christian Flag Alex Schroo
I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag and to the Savior for whose kingdom
it stands, one Lord, one faith, one Baptism, one God and Father of us all.
Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag Billy Lavin
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic
for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Scout Oath Phillip Gaston
Scout Motto Geoff Rouin
Scout Law Eden Slocum
Scripture Reading Psalm 95:1-7 Pg. 658 OT
Anthem “God So Loved the World” J. Stainer
Prayers for Today & Lord's Prayer
*Hymn “O Beautiful for Spacious Skies” No. 564
Scripture John 4:31-37 Pg. 129 NT
Sermon “Who Would Have Thought It” 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 “Eternal Father, Strong To Save” No. 562
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Boy Scouts of Troop 44
Ushers: Boy Scouts of Troop 44
Organist: 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 Greg Marion
Meg Chaapel Robin Morse
Cristine Conklin Mary Murphy
Shane Furman Keith Pierce
Amber Hopkins George Slocum
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 Congregational Meeting
11 am New Member Meeting
11 am Security & Safely Meeting
11 am Adult Sunday School
5 pm Wellspring
Monday, March 28
7 pm Community Chorus
Wednesday, March 30
4:30 pm Backpack program
7 pm Prayer Meeting
Thursday, March 31
Noon Lenten Lunch at PYUMC
7 pm VBS Meeting
7 pm Boy Scouts
Friday, April 1
Happy Birthday to Milly Bloomquist!
Saturday, April 2
1 pm Sable/Mann Reception in the Great Room
There will be a brief congregational business meeting today immediately following the worship service.
New Member Classes
Have you thought about becoming a member of FBC? Join us today for a brief meeting immediately following the congregational business meeting.
Security & Safety Committee
There will be a brief meeting today immediately following the congregational meeting to establish the day and time for the Security & Safety meetings. Those serving on this committee include: Barbara Burke, Don Lawrence, Eileen Modaffari, Barb Stewart, and Rick Willson.
Vacation Bible School - Thursday, March 31 , 7 pm
All those interested in helping with VBS 2011, should attend the meeting. Last year's VBS was canceled due to lack of help, won't you please prayerfully consider giving of your time and talents this year? Contact Eileen Modaffari for more information.
Search Committee/Trustees Meeting - Sunday, April 3, 11:30 am
Preparing the new pastor's compensation package is the order of this meeting that will be held on the 2nd floor alcove meeting area.
Deacons - Tuesday, April 5, 6:30 pm
Members of the Diaconate you are invited to attend a special dinner just for YOU! Bring a dish to share, dessert and beverages will be provided. The evening focus will be on a workshop and monthly meeting.
All Church Fellowship Supper!!! - Friday, April 8, 6:30 pm
This night will feature a pasta dinner with salad and dessert.
There is no charge so please plan to join us for an evening of good food, fun and fellowship!
will begin this week and continue on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm.
Please Be Aware
There have been some concerns raised for the security of the building. When you or your group leaves, please appoint someone to check the bathrooms for lights and running water, check all areas for lights, unsecured doors etc. Upon leaving the main door, please turn and give the door a final pull to be sure that it has latched properly.
From the Bd. Of Missions
In the first three weeks of March, we received a total of $984.03 towards our adopted budget (an average of $328 per week). The average needed is $354 per week or $391 per week towards the expanded budget.
Thanks to your generosity, $647 was received for the America for Christ Offering.
Understanding Medicare Workshop
Monday, April 11, from 10am-noon Yates Co. Office Building
Call 536-5515 to reserve your seat.
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.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 3/6 3/13 3/20
42 58 50
Current Expenses $1011 $2,539 $1,033
BT&T 739 340 610
Total $1,750 $2,879 $1,643
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.
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.
~ ~ Spring is a season of love from heaven above. ~ ~