BULLETIN FOR APRIL 29, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetApril 29, 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.
Prelude & Chimes
*Song of Praise “Jesus, Name Above All Names” PB no. 52 (3X)
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Pastor: My Friends, God is good! He provides all that we need and more!
People: God has heard our prayers! He is sending us a new pastor!
Pastor: This is a time to celebrate! Your hard work has been rewarded.
People: There is much work for us to still do.
Pastor: Yes, this is true. God wants to use you to further His kingdom!
People: We are ready and willing servants!
*Hymn “All Things Bright and Beautiful” No. 267
Our Heavenly Father, spring is here and there are signs of new life everywhere! You are doing something new in us too. Prepare our hearts and our minds for the work that lies ahead. Open us to the moving of your Spirit! May your power be unstoppable in our lives! Amen.
Solo “I'll Fly Away” Greg Marion
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.
Offertory Solo “Holy, Holy, Holy” Richard Johnson
*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 “That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright” No. 121
Acts 4:5-12 NT pg. 162 Reading
Sermon “The Unstoppable Power of God” Rev. Linda Foody
*Hymn “Thine Is the Glory” No. 122
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Barb Stewart
Greeter: Matt Scutt
Ushers: Stan Ovens, Cheryl Stewart, Erma Mullins,
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 Marilyn (Tharp)
Connie Glover Mary Murphy Emma Wheeler
Michael McBride Miriam Masteller Ellen & Tom Wilkie
Lewis Knecht Karen Rasmussen Stacy Whitney
Family of Ramona Spencer 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 Leaders
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
11 am Adult Sunday School
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, April 30
2 pm Memorial Service for Ramona Spencer
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal
Tuesday, May 1
7 pm Diaconate Meeting
Wednesday, May 2
4 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, May 3
National Day of Prayer
3:30 pm Bd of
7 pm Boy Scouts Troop 44 Meeting
Happy Birthday to Lyle Conrad & Paul Nash!
Friday, May 4
No events scheduled
Saturday, May 5
8:30 am ABW Spring Rally
Happy Birthday to Ethel Clancy!
ABW Association Spring Rally - Saturday, May 5
All ladies of the church are invited to attend the ABW Spring Rally of the
Finger LakesAssociation to be held here at our church on Saturday, May 5th. There will be a continental breakfast at 8:30 am. Cindy Ovens and Erma Mullins are organizing that. Ask them how you can help. There will be a program of “Psalms and Songs of Praise”, led by Diane DeLooza and Sheryl Robbins. All we need for that is for you to come and help us make a joyful noise! We are the hostesses – let's have a good representation from our local ABW group.
Chicken Barbecue - Saturday, May 5
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
Martha Circle- Tuesday, May 8
The ladies of the church are invited to join us for our annual luncheon at the Antique Inn. See Erma Mullins or Marge Cornell if your are interested in joining us.
Blanket Sunday is May 13
Church World Service Blanket program is about providing humanitarian assistance in emergency situations. The cost of a blanket is $5 and our goal is to supply 70 blankets. For every $5 donation that comes in we will add a heart to the blanket that is on display. Let's PUT OUR CARING INTO ACTION AND BLANKET THE WORLD WITH LOVE!
MissionTreasury Income on April 22nd was $217.
Today is the LAST Sunday to turn in your “pennies” for the spring contribution for the Backpack Program at Milly's Pantry. Later contributions will be sent in at the end of the year. The total to date is $108.46. Thank You.
Thank You to:
** Rev. Foody for leading the Lifecycle of the Church Workshop
**Stan Ovens & Richard Johnson and those who helped with the Lenten Lunches
**Shelly Bicksler and all who assisted with the Easter Egg Hunt
**The Board of Missions for April Coffee Hour refreshments
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 4/8 4/15 4/22
70 50 79
Current Expenses $3,188 $1,018 $1,274
BT&T 210 170 220
Total $3,398 $1,188 $1,494
CROP Walk - Next Sunday at 1:30 pm
If you would like to make a contribution towards this event see a member of the Missions Board.
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.
Be faithful in small things -
because it is in them that your strength lies.