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.


Scout Sunday





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

                                                                                  Kenny Ledgerwood


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

                                                                                         Charlie Santora


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: 

Church Website:

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


Next Week's Message & Scripture:

“Blind But Now I See”

John 9:1-12

Theme: The Work of the Gentle Healer


Church  News


Official Notice

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!


Prayer Meetings

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.


Community  News


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.  ~ ~