BULLETIN FOR APRIL 10, 2011
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street April 10, 2011
Penn Yan, New York 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.
“Fifth Sunday in Lent”
The Work of “The Resurrection and The Life”
*Song of Praise “He Touched Me” No. 64 PB
Welcome & Announcements
*Hymn “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” No. 466
Our Father, the more we know of you, the more we realize we need to know you. We desire to know you well. We long for intimacy with you, so help us to keep from those temptations that hinder us from approaching you. Give us the desire to spend time with you and hear you speak to us. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
Scripture Reading Ezekiel 37:1-14 Pg. 938 OT
Anthem “What the Future Hath” G. Brandon
*Hymn “Breathe on Me, Breath of God” No. 316
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer
Scripture John 11:1-27 Pg. 140 NT
“A Dead Man Lives” 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 “Living for Jesus a Life That Is True” Insert
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Shane Furman
Greeters: Ed & Rita Castillo
Ushers: Judi Gibbs, George Jensen, Charlie Miller,
Greg Miller, Paul Nelson, Barbara Stewart
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:
Eva Jean Best Betty Johnson Billie Potts
Shelley Bicksler Greg Marion George Slocum
Meg Chaapel Robin Morse Rene Willoughby
Shane Furman Mary Murphy
Mary Beth Greene Cindy Ovens
Family of Amber Hopkins Keith Pierce
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 Adult Sunday School
11 am Membership Class
11 am Deacon's Meeting
11 am Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring
Monday, April 11
7 pm Community Chorus
Happy Birthday to Ralph Wilkes!
Tuesday, April 12
10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle
Wednesday, April 13
4:30 pm Backpack program
6:30 pm Evening Food Give Out
7 pm Prayer Meeting
Happy Birthday to April Colf!
Thursday, April 14
Noon Lenten Lunch at PYUMC
7 pm Boy Scouts
Friday, April 15
6 pm Kidz Klub
Happy Birthday to Shelley Bicksler!
Saturday, April 16
1 pm Prep for Easter Egg Hunt
Wednesday evenings at 7 pm in the chapel.
Mary & Martha Circle - Tuesday, April 12
The Ladies Circle will meet on Tuesday at 10:30 am. Erma Mullins will lead devotions and Marge Cornell will bring a dessert to share. Bring your own sandwich for lunch.
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
Thanks to your generosity, our income towards our budget obligation on April 3, was $492, including $51 towards the Easter Offering goal of $400. Your generous contributions towards this offering will help us reach our basic and expanding giving goals. Thank you.
Be Our Eyes and Ears
You are invited to report any safety issues to the office at 536-9821, and they will be forwarded on to the Safety & Security Committee.
Should you come to the church office during business hours
(9am-Noon) and find the door locked, use the door bell to alert the secretary that you need to enter.
April Kidz Klub - Friday, April 15
This night will be an Easter Theme. Kids in grades 3-8 are welcome. Volunteers are welcome! See Eileen Modaffari for more information.
Planned activities are egg coloring and basket making!!
Coloring Easter Eggs
Volunteers are welcome to help color eggs for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. We will meet at the church at 1 pm on Saturday, April 16.
Easter Egg Hunt - Sunday, April 17
Volunteers are needed for this fun event as well as coloring the eggs beforehand. See Shelley Bicksler for more information.
CROP Walk - Sunday, May 1
Just a few more weeks and the CROP Walk will be under way! Those interested in walking or sponsoring a walker should contact Eileen Modaffari, she and Christian are walking.
They do need sponsors!!!
It's a tradition that every Easter season we adorn the sanctuary with Lilies. If you would like to place a flower in the sanctuary for the Easter Season in memory or in honor of the special people in your lives please fill out the portion below and put it in the offering plate or you may bring it to the church office. Bring your Easter flower to the church the week of April 18. All flowers will need to be at the church by Friday, April 22 at noon. Please remember to label your plant with your name on the back or bottom of the plant for retrieval on Easter morning. Your request below should be in by Wednesday, April 20 for publication in the Easter Sunday bulletin.
Given by: _________________________________________
In memory of: ______________________________________
In honor of: ________________________________________
Women's Palm Monday Breakfast
Ladies you are invited to this annual event host by Penn Yan United Methodist Church at 9 am on Monday, April 18. The speaker will be Ginny Johnson, a retired psychiatric nurse, new to our community. Her theme will be “God's Lessons”. A soloist will add seasonal music. No reservation are required; a free will offering will be taken.
Understanding Medicare Workshop
Monday, April 11, from 10am-noon Yates Co. Office Building
Call 536-5515 to reserve
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.
A dorm sized refrigerator. Call Suzanne Richards at 536-2458.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 3/20 3/27 4/3
50 88 67
Current Expenses $1,033 $1,388 $3,041
BT&T 610 426 374
Total $1,643 $1,814 $3,415
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.
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