BULLETIN FOR APRIL 15, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetApril 15, 2012
10:00 AM Yan, New York
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.
“Second Sunday of Easter”
Prelude ~ Chimes
*Song of Praise “Make Me A Blessing” PB. No. 10
Welcome & Announcements
*Call to Worship
Pastor: Come, children of God, to sing a new song;
clap your hands and shout your praise.
People: Jesus is our good news,
our joy and our salvation.
Pastor: In steadfast love and faithfulness
God has done marvelous things.
People: God raised Jesus from the dead;
Christ is alive and at work among us.
*Hymn “Christ Is Alive” No. 108
Old Testament Reading Psalm 150 OT pg. 694
God of love, you have broken down all human barriers in the resurrection of Jesus. Give us a spirit of community, that, like the earliest witness to the Easter event, we too may be drawn together by the faith that we share, and be able to live in selflessness and total charity toward others. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
Anthem “I Am Resolved”
Something For The Child In All of Us
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
Call to Offering
*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 “Where Cross The Crowded Ways of Life” No. 408
Gospel Reading Luke 24:13-35 NT pg. 121
Sermon “Finding Jesus In Our Day” Rev. Don Lawrence
*Hymn “O For A World” No. 386
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Greg Miller
Greeter: Richard Davis
Ushers: Stav Ovens, Cindy Oven, Clifford LeBarr
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Interim Pastor: Rev. Linda J. Foody 2215
Pastor's Phone: 536-0021
Pastor's Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in Prayer for:
Steve Davis Lewis Knecht Ramona Spencer
Connie Glover Andrea LeClair Marilyn (Tharp)
Betty Johnson Miriam Masteller Emma Wheeler
Eleanor Lerch Michael McBride Stacy Whitney
Mary Murphy Ellen & Tom Wilkie
Karen Rasmussen - knee surgery tomorrow
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. & Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Fox –
Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House,
ClarkMeadows: Ralph Wilkes
: Alice Wise Summit
ClintonCrest: Barcliff Kathryn Clayson Burton
DorisBarcliff Margaret Drakely
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Margaret Hartwell
Living Ctr. Fran Morse Geneva
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and it's Leaders
Our Pastoral Search Committee
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
11 am Adult Sunday School
11:30 am Board of Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring Service
Happy Birthday to Shelley Bicksler!
Monday, April 16
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal
Tuesday, April 17
No Events scheduled
Happy Birthday to Ralph Clancy!
Wednesday, April 18
Articles for the May Newsletter are due today
10 am ARC Worship
4 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, April 19
7 pm Boy Scouts
Friday, April 20
No Events Scheduled
Saturday, April 21
9am-2pm Keuka Quilters
3 pm Open House for Rev. Sanden
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 from 3-5 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2012 for members to come and meet Rev. Sanden and Karen. Rev. Sanden will be conducting the worship service on April 22, 2012. The vote to accept Rev. Sanden as our new minister will occur following the worship service in which Rev. Sanden preaches. You must be a member to cast a ballot.
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 , please see Rev. Foody, Rita Castillo or a member of the Diaconate. First Baptist Church
Richard Davis has the opportunity to organize people to serve as greeters and lay readers for our worship services. Please see him after the service to provide him with your phone number and let him know if he can call you occasionally to minister in this way.
Clean rags and old towels for our cleaning service. You may leave them with the office. Thank You.
Calling All Men!
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.
MissionIncome on Easter Sunday was $167 for the Treasury and $418 for the Easter Offering. That total is now $533. The anticipated goal in the budget is $800. Thank you for your generosity.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 3/25 4/1 4/8
55 60 70
Current Expenses $2,280 $3,848 $3,188
BT&T 350 1,405 210
Total $2,630 $5,253 $3,398
will hold their monthly Free Community Supper next Tuesday, April 24th, from 5:30 pm -7 pm. Everyone is invited. Penn Yan United Methodist Church
CROP Walk: Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty
It's time for the annual CROP Walk. This year's CROP Walk will be held May 6, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church beginning at 1 pm. There is a five mile route and a one mile Golden Mile route. We need walkers as well as sponsors. The CROP Walk helps support the International Relief and Development work of Church World Service as well as local hunger-fighting efforts. Please give prayerful consideration in your help in this endeavor. Please contact the church office (536-9821) for donation envelopes and for more information.
Food for the Needy
Non-perishable foods such as pasta, pasta sauces, peanut butter, cereals, canned vegetables, and fruits are always needed. Thanks to everyone for contributing to this program to help feed the hungry in our area. Helpers are always welcomed. Distributions take place the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6-7 pm and the last Friday of the month from 9 am – noon.
Sends easy to prepare foods home with school age children to keep them fed over the weekends. Foods such as: breakfast/cereal/snack bars, crackers, macaroni & cheese, instant oatmeal, cereals are always needed. Volunteers are always welcomed on Wednesdays at
4 pm to help pack.
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. Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
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