BULLETIN FOR APRIL 14, 2013
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
April 14 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.
“Third Sunday of Easter”
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
*Song of Praise “Majesty” PB No. 74
*Call to Worship and Prayer of Invocation
*Hymn “Rejoice, The Lord is King” No. 155
Anthem “Thy Word”
Children's Time/White Cross Dedication
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 Revelation 1:4-8 Pew Bible NT pg. 334
*Hymn “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” No. 376
Sermon “The First and The Last” Rev. Don Lawrence
*Hymn “Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim” No. 477
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Guest Pastor: Rev. Don Lawrence
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box695, Penn Yan
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
Pastor's E-Mail: email@example.com
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in Prayer for:
Heather Bicksler Ed Eveland Ben Loomis
Tom Burke Doug Gibbs Kaye Newcomb
Rachel Carter Julanne Guild Ella Renckert
Deb Clancy Mary Hutson Jennifer Slocum
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
Prayer Needs: 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
11:15 am Bd of Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, April 15
Newsletter articles due to the office
5 pm Church Supper – scalloped potatoes and ham
7 pm Community Chorus Rehearsal
Tuesday, April 16
10 am ARC Worship
Wednesday, April 17
4 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, April 18
9 am Home Schooling
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
New Small Group Ministries
Sign Me Up!
· Develop New
MissionStatement – see Nancy Marion or Rev. Sanden.
· Sunshine Committee/Caring Cooks – see Pam Scutt.
· Knitting Ministry – see Cheryl Stewart. Movie
· Night – see Don Lawrence
The Finger Lakes Association of the American Baptist Women Spring Gathering will be held Saturday, May 4th at the
. A continental breakfast will start at 8:30 am. Guest Speaker Shirley Meyers on “A Symbol of God's Care”. She will have her book ?Grandma, Tell Me a Story “- 52 Bible Stories for Children, available for purchase. We plan to car pool. Dundee Baptist Church
Love Gift Challange
Fact #1 about LOVE GIFT: Love Gift began in 1932 when during the Great Depression our American Baptist Churches faced a 1/2 million dollar deficit. World
MissionSupport (then known as Board of Missionary Cooperation) urged individuals to give over-and-above their tithes and pledges. The Committee on Conference (later named the National Committee on Women's Work) challenged women to raise $150,000 to help meet the crisis. LOVE GIFT was born!
Start checking those dollar bills for an L or G in the serial no.!!! Set them aside to be donated during worship service in early May. Remember... this special offering is given out of a sense of love, faith, and gratitude to God for all His blessings and in recognition of our need to share these blessings with others.
Kathryn Warren's 100th Birthday:
In honor of Kathryn Warren's 100th birthday there will be a small celebration at the
AvonNursing Home on Saturday, April 20. We plan to take the church van and we will leave the parking lot at 1:15 pm. RSVP by April 17 to Marilyn Schroeder at 585-582-1238. Cards are appreciated, no gifts please. Call the church office if you would like to ride the van. Let's strive to send 100 birthday cards to Kathryn for her 100th birthday! Her actual birth date is April 24. Send cards to: 215 Clinton Street, Avon, NY 14414
Sunday, May 5, 2013 ~ First Presbyterian Church ~ 1:00 pm ~ Please Help Us Stop Hunger!
will be represented in this year's CROP Walk! Everyone is encouraged to either WALK or PLEDGE. To date the following are accepting pledges: Diane DeLooza, Cheryl Stewart and Nancy Marion. First Baptist Church
Our Special Interest Missionary, Courtney Crisler, writes, “My goal at The Place is to enrich and empower the youth of
Norwichand . They have so much potential to be successful leaders and contributors to our community and society. I hope that their time spent with us will light the spark within each to be the one who continues to make a difference.” Chenango County
Income for April 7th was $648. Another $35 was received for the Easter Offering bringing the total to $662. Thank you! Please remember to turn your “Pennies” in this month for the Backpack Program. To date we have $63.47.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 3/17 3/24 3/31 4/7
58 57 69 57
Local Budget $1,447 $2,014 $1,651 $5,208
It's Time To Take A Stand
There will be a free screening of the movie “Bully” at Milly's Pantry on Tuesday, April 16 at 4:30 pm and Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Parents, students, educators, youth workers and the community are invited. The movie will be followed by a discussion.
The Penn Yan Public Library is accepting donations of books, CD's and DVD's for their annual sale to raise funds for the library and it's programs. No text books or encyclopedias please.
April's Spotlight Item for the Backpack Program: Breakfast/Cereal Bars
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. Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
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. First Baptist Church