BULLETIN FOR March 31, 2013
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
March 31, 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.
Welcome & Announcements
*Song of Praise “The Wonderful Cross” On Insert
*Call to Worship
*Hymn “He Lives” On Insert
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 28:1-7 Pew Bible NT pg. 44
*Hymn “Knowing You” On Insert
Sermon “I Know Who You Are Looking For”
Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “Because He Lives” On Insert
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
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
The Beautiful Easter Flowers on the Altar have been placed in Loving Memory of the following persons:
In Memory of Bill & Elsie Gillette ~ Pam and Jerry Scutt
In Memory of Warner Gibbs ~ Judi Gibbs-Scheel and Family
In Memory of Our Parents ~ Greg and Nancy Marion
In Memory of my brother Keith Pierce ~ Pat Ames
In Memory of Lynn Conrad ~ The Conrad Family
In Memory of my parents Gloria & Lyman Pierce ~ Pat Ames
In Memory of
“Baldy” Morse ~ Fran Morse and Cheryl Stewart Warren
Please be in Prayer for:
The Family of Therese Small (Karen Sanden's sister)
The Family of Meg Chaapel (Sean Ahearn's sister)
Heather Bicksler Ed Eveland Ben Loomis
Tom Burke Doug Gibbs Kaye Newcomb
Rachel Carter Julanne Guild Ella Renckert
Deb Clancy Mary Hutson Jennifer Slocum
Bill Decker Bob Logan Eva Vickery
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
Monday, April 1
5 pm Church Supper – spaghetti
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
7 pm Community Chorus Rehearsal
Happy Birthday to Milly Bloomquist!
Wednesday, April 3
7 pm Habitat for Humanity Meeting
Thursday, April 4
9 am Home Schooling
10:30 am Bd of
7pm Bd of Christian Education Meeting
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Saturday, April 6
9 am Keuka Quilters
Note: April Coffee Hour Hosts: Board of Trustees
Members of the Advisory Council are beginning some new ministries. Take a look at the list and prayerfully consider joining.
· Knitting Ministry – see Cheryl Stewart
· Sunshine Committee/Caring Cooks – see Pam Scutt
· Movie Night – see Don Lawrence
Also, if you would like to take part in developing our new mission statement, see Nancy Marion or Rev. Sanden.
Thank you, we look forward to your participation.
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.
The family of Richard Hoose wish to thank all who helped during the difficult time in the sudden loss of their father, brother and friend. A special thank you to Cheryl Stewart and the ladies of the church for the reception following the service.
~ Ethel & Elizabeth Hoose, Susan Kreigar and Family
In honor of Kathryn Warren's 100th birthday, her family will be having a small celebration at the Avon Nursing Home,
215 Clinton Street, Avon, on Saturday, April 20, with an open house from 2-4 pm. This is an open invitation to any who would like to come. Please RSVP if possible by April 17, to Marilyn Schroeder at 585-582-1238. Cards are appreciated, no gifts please.
From the Missions Board
The Board of Missions would like to help make our church more visible in the community and be a help those in need. Each month we will spotlight a specific item that would assist the Backpack Program, and we hope all of us will bring in donations of this item. You will find a box in the sanctuary for your donations. Thank you for being the Light of Christ. April's Spotlight Item is Breakfast/Cereal Bars
Our Special Interest International Missionaries, Charles and Sarah Clement-West have recently received word that American Baptist International Ministries has suspended it's partnerships in
and they would need to seek reassignment. After much prayer they have decided that only Charles will remain as an international missionary. He and the team at International Ministries are exploring what new partners, what ministry focus and in what countries he might serve as his next assignment. They ask us to pray that this period will be Spirit-led as they continue to discern God's directions. Zambia
A Prayer for Our Special Interest Missionaries
Gracious God, we pray this day for our Special Interest International Missionaries, Charles and Sarah Clement-West as they transition from their assignment in
to new fields of service. Lead them and the team at International Ministries to determine the ministry focus, partners, and countries where they may best serve in their next assignment. May they feel the strength of our prayers and be Spirit-led as they continue to discern Your directions. These things we ask in the name of Jesus Christ, who leads and sustains us in His service. Amen. Zambia
Missiongiving on March 24th was $351 for the Treasury; Easter Offering was $110 (total of $155 toward a goal of $600); Love Gift was $22; and $53.47 was turned in for Pennies for the Backpack Program for a total of $63.47. Thank you very much.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 3/3 3/10 3/17 3/24
46 47 58 57
Local Budget $2,893 $3,623 $1,447 $2,014
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
A Tasty Church Dinner!
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, 2013. First Presbyterian Church, at 1:00 pm
There will be a meeting for the CROP Walk on Wednesday, April 3, at 4 pm at the First Presbyterian Church. Those interested in helping are welcome. 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. 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. First Baptist Church
Your prayers for God to rule,
Jesus to walk and the Holy Spirit to breathe in this church and it's members,
shall be answered.