BULLETIN FOR APRIL 22, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetApril 22, 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.
“Third Sunday of Easter”
Prelude ~ Chimes
*Song of Praise “The Family of God” PB no. 76
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
*Hymn “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less” No. 379
Scripture Reading Hebrews 11:1-3 NT pg. 305
Gracious Lord, we come this morning to give thanks that your love endures. We give you thanks that you are our strength and salvation. As we worship you, we humbly ask that you would give us a new heart and a new song of unconditional love. In Jesus' name. Amen.
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 “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” No. 466
Scripture Reading 2 Corinthians 1:3-6 NT pg. 239
Sermon “The God of All Comfort” Rev. Steven Sanden
*Hymn “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” No. 276
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Today's bulletin is dedicated in Loving Memory of Bob Fullagar
~ by Mary Fullagar and Family
Pastor Candidate Rev. Steven Sanden
Lay Reader: George Jensen
Greeter: Paul Nash and Richard Davis
Ushers: Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt, Ed & Rita Castillo
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Interim Pastor: Rev. Linda J. Foody 2215
Pastor's Phone: 536-0021
Pastor's Email: email@example.com
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in Prayer for:
Steve Davis Eleanor Lerch Ramona Spencer
Connie Glover Mary Murphy Marilyn (Tharp)
Michael McBride Miriam Masteller Emma Wheeler
Lewis Knecht Karen Rasmussen Ellen & Tom Wilkie
Andrea LeClair Stacy Whitney
The ABW Ministries Convention
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
Necia Smith Doris Barcliff
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Irene Wachala Dick Sharman
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
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
11 am Congregational meeting
Followed by Fellowship Hour / reception / refreshments
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, April 23
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal
7 pm Council of Churches Meeting at The White Stone Chapel
Happy Birthday to Don Lawrence!
Tuesday, April 24
No Events scheduled
Happy Birthday to Kathryn Warren!
Wednesday, April 25
9 am Food for the Needy – set up for distribution
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scout Pack 44 Meeting
Happy Birthday to Bob Faery!
Thursday, April 26
9 am Food for the Needy - set up
7 pm Boy Scouts Pack 44 Meeting
Friday, April 27
9 am Food for the Needy - distribution
Saturday, April 28
9:30 am Men of FBC Organizational Meeting
After today’s service –
Congregational meeting for vote on Pastoral candidate -
Then please join us for refreshments in the great room following the meeting.
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.
Clean rags and old towels for our cleaning service. You may leave them with the office. Thank You.
MissionReceipts for April 15th: For the Treasury: $131; Easter Offering: $100 (total of $633 toward a goal of $800); “Pennies” $22 (total of $108.46); The “Pennies” will be sent to Milly's Pantry at the end of the month. Any received after that will be sent in at the end of the year. Thank You.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 4/1 4/8 4/15
60 70 50
Current Expenses $3,848 $3,188 $1,018
BT&T 1,405 210 170
Total $5,253 $3,398 $1,188
will hold their monthly Penn Yan United Methodist Church
Free Community Supper on Tuesday, April 24th, from 5:30-7 pm.
Relay for Life Team Footprints, will be having a chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 5th, from 11 am until ? at the Lyon's National Bank parking lot. The complete dinner includes: 1/2 chicken, salt potatoes, macaroni salad, coleslaw, roll w/butter, dessert and beverage ALL for $8.50. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Thank you in helping us in our race to find a cure. For pre-sale tickets, please see Pam Scutt or Stan Ovens. Yates County
CROP Walk: Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty
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 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.
~ ~ PYFBC ~ ~