BULLETIN FOR APRIL 8, 2012
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PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
April 8, 2012 10:00 A.M.
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.
*Song of Praise “Because He Lives” PB no. 23
Welcome and Announcements
Call to Worship
Pastor: Praise God! The Lord Is Risen!
People: The Lord is risen indeed!
Pastor: Joy fills our hearts!
People: The sting of death is gone!
Pastor: Praise the Lord forever!
People: Praise the Lord indeed!
*Hymn “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today!” No. 113
Acts 10:34-43 NT pg. 173 Reading
Triumphant Risen Lord, great is our joy, as we celebrate Your Resurrection! Your light has extinguished the darkness. In You death is defeated. Reconciliation has been made possible and forgiveness is ours for the asking! Your love knows no bounds and we can never be alone, for You are with us always! Amen!
Anthem “We Shall Rise”
Something For the Child In All of Us
Pastoral Prayer and 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.
*Hymn “Thine Is the Glory” No. 122
Gospel Reading Mark 16:1-8 NT pg. 74
Message “The Triumphant Power of God!” Rev. Linda Foody
*Hymn “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today” No. 123
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeter: Richard Davis
Ushers: Judi Scheel, George Jensen, Paul Nash, Charlie Miller, Greg Miller
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Interim Pastor: Rev. Linda J. Foody
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in prayer for:
Steve Davis Lewis Knecht Ramona Spencer
Connie Glover Andrea LeClair Marilyn Tharp
Eleanor Lerch Miriam Masteller Emma Wheeler
Mary Murphy Tom & Ellen Wilkie
Our Special Missionaries:
Rev. & Mrs Charles (Ruth) Fox –
Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House,
ClarkMeadows: Ralph Wilkes
ClintonCrest: Barcliff Kathryn Clayson Necia Smith Burton
Margaret Drakely Doris Barcliff
Homestead: Helen Ansley DeLooza Irene Wachala Virginia
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Helena Cranmer
: Fran Morse Geneva Living Center
: Alice Wise Summit
Our Service Men, Women and their families
Our Country and Leaders
Our Pastoral Search Committee
This Week's Schedule & Announcements
There will be no Adult Sunday School or Coffee Hour today.
Monday, April 9
Rev. Foody will be away on vacation this week.
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal
Happy Birthday to Alice Wise!
Tuesday, April 10
10:30 am Mary &
6:30 pm Investment Committee
Wednesday, April 11
6 pm Evening Food Distribution
Happy Birthday to Ralph Wilkes!
Thursday, April 12
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
7 pm Christian Education Meeting
Friday, April 13
Happy Birthday to April Colf!
Rev. Sanden and his wife Karen will be here to meet our members on the weekend of April 21-22, 2012. There will be an informal open house on Saturday, April 21, from 3-5 pm in the Great Room for members to come and meet Rev. Sanden and Karen.
Rev. Sanden will be conducting the worship service on Sunday, April 22, 2012.
The vote to accept Rev. Sanden as our new minister will occur following worship service in which he preaches. You must be a member of
of Penn Yan to cast a ballot. Thank you. First Baptist Church
~ Nancy Marion, moderator
Note on membership and voting
The Constitution of the
of Penn Yan restricts voting at business meetings to members of the church in good standing. If you are interested in seeking membership to First Baptist Church in order to qualify to vote in the business meeting scheduled for April 22, 2012, please see Rev. Foody, Rita Castillo or a member of the Diaconate. First Baptist Church
From the Board of
Missionreceipts on Palm Sunday were: Easter Offering: $105 (total $115)
for Christ: $10 (total $697.50) America
There will be a meeting of the Investment Committee on Tuesday, April 10, for the purpose of discussing and setting policy.
Attention Men of FBC
We are interested in establishing a Men of FBC group. There will be an organizational meeting of all interested men on Saturday, April 28, at 9:30 am at our church. Coffee and donuts will be provided. We hope to see all men of the church at this meeting.
Clean rags and clean old towels for our cleaning service. You may leave them with the office. Thank you.
The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be next Sunday, April 15, at 11:30 am.
The date has been set! Cheryl Stewart will be heading to the Utica Refugee Ministry on Friday, April 13. If you have articles of household items, bedding, towels, clothing, bikes etc, bring them to the church by 9 am that morning. Thank You!
Keeping in Touch
South, Room 202, Geneva Living Center 196 North Street, Geneva, NY 14456
Attendance and Financial Report
Were You Here? 60
Current Expenses $3,848
Building for Today & Tomorrow 1,405
The Easter Flowers on the Altar are given:
In Loving Memory of
“Baldy” Morse ~ Fran Morse and Cheryl Stewart Warren
In Loving Memory of Bill & Elsie Gillette ~ The Scutt Family
In Honor of Rev. Linda Foody ~ Fran Morse and Cheryl Stewart
In Honor of Our Children and All Children ~ Greg and Nancy Marion
In Loving Memory of Robert & Jean Neilson, Esther & Wallace Washburn, and
Annette & Herb Damico ~ Paula Washburn
In Loving Memory of Our Son Steven Rasmussen and Our Grandson Willie Rago
~ Harold and Karen Rasmussen
In Honor of the Congregation at
~ Rev. Linda Foody First Baptist Church
In Loving Memory of Floyd & Gordon Cornell ~ Marge Cornell
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. First Baptist Church
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.
For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance.
Emergency exits are located at the rear of the sanctuary, and also out the foyer.
The strife is o'er, the battle done,
The victory of life is won;
The song of triumph has begun.