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Our Service of Worship and Praise
224 Main Street, Penn Yan, New York
Mother's Day, May 8, 2016 ~ 10 AM

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ......... “All Hail” medley - No. 295, 296
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “Offering” - No. 103
  Anthem ............................. “Amazing Grace”
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. 1 Peter 2:18-25
*Congregational Song ....... “Where He Leads Me” - No. 436
  Message .......................... “Our Example In Submission” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross” - No. 233
*Benediction, Postlude
      *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Today's message by Psstor Stephen Sanden
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Today’s Ushers and Greeters: Judi Scheel, head usher: Karen Rasmussen, Paul Nash, George Jensen

Please join us in the Great Room for coffee hour following the worship service.


Please Be in Prayer For

Malcom Bourne John Decker Evelyn Emerson Rod & Rose Esidro Thelma Estimo Tech SGT Dan Green Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Our Special Interest Missionaries: International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries ABW Scholarship girl: Olivai O’Connell At The Manor: Billie Potts Veronica Sedlock Margaret Mills Margaret Drakeley Doris Norman Mary Armstrong Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley Marge Cornell Virginia DeLooza Wayne Hancock > Our Church and Pastor > Our Our Community, Country and Leaders > Men and Women of our Armed Forces and their Families Prayer Needs: If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital or homebound, please call the church office at 536-9821 to let the pastor know. Visitation Needs: If you or someone you know would like a pastoral visit, please use the prayer request cards in the pews and place in the offering plate, or speak with Pastor Sanden directly to make your wishes known.


This Week at First Baptist

Today, May 8
8:00 am - 9:30 am Mother's Day Breakfast
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Youth Church
11 am Adult Bible Studies
5 pm Wellspring

Monday, May 9
5 pm Church & Community Supper – scalloped potatoes and ham
7 pm Comm. Chorus rehearsal

Tuesday, May 10
10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle
3 pm Jail Ministry
4 pm Backpack
7 pm W. rehearsal

Wednesday, May 11
3:30 pm Cub Scouts
7 pm Cub Scouts

Thursday, May 12
7 pm Boy Scouts

Saturday, May 14
9 am Keuka Mobile Food Pantry

Sunday, May 15th Ushers: S. Ovens, C. Ovens, C. Watkins, J. Clancy

May Coffee Hour hosts: Hostility Committee


News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper - Monday, May 9
Suppers are held each Monday at 5:00 pm in the Great Room - $3.00 - all are welcome!
This week's entree: scalloped potatoes and ham!

ABW Finger Lakes Association Spring Gathering - Saturday, May 14
...at Geneva Baptist Church. Continental Breakfast at 8:30 am. Guest Speaker: Mary Swartz
Hope. Connectedness. Honesty. - These are the core operational values of American Baptist Churches of New York State that are upheld in every aspect of our common ministry.
Diane DeLooza will be attending, if you too, would like to attend, see Diane about a carpool.

Congregational Luncheon - Sunday, May 15
Dish-to-Pass and Information Sharing: Next Sunday, May 15, there will be a Congregational Luncheon following the worship service (there will not be a coffee hour). This is an opportunity for you to hear from the various church boards, committees and the Pastor as they share the goings-on of the church. Bring a dish-to-share and your own table setting.

Thank You!
Sheryl and Diane would like to thank everyone for their generous support of the CROP Walk. We were able to turn in $626 as representatives of First Baptist Church. (And it did not rain while we were walking!) Vacation Bible School needs
large plastic Easter eggs, ribbon, crepe paper and round oatmeal containers.

Were you here? Apr. 10 Apr. 17 Apr. 24 May 1 55 55 40 ? Pledges & Loose offerings (Needed each week: $1,825) Apr. 10 Apr. 17 April 24 May 1 $1869 $2673 $712 $2348


Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World ~ Mexico ~
Patti and Tim Long began their mission service in Baja California, Mexico, in July 1996. Patti ministers as special education teacher and resource specialist at the Monte Horeb Baptist Grade School in Tijuana, a school that reaches out to the most vulnerable of the city’s young population, its children with special needs. She also coordinates the STEP scholarship program for students at the school. Tim serves in leadership development through the Baja Baptist Seminary, teaching present and future leaders, both at its Mexicali campus and extension centers located throughout Baja California. He also coordinates a scholarship program for seminary students. Language used in ministry: Spanish.

Mission Giving

Thank you for your Mission contributions on May 1st. We received $170 for the Treasury; $80 in Backpack Pennies (total $111.50); $20 more for Nicaragua materials and $15 for Church World Service Blankets +.


Community News and Events

(no reports)
Service Information

We are glad you’ve joined us!
We hope you’ll have a rich experience as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.

If you are a guest here today, in the pew in front of you, you will find a Guest Information card. We would like to get to know you better, please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.

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.

For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance


Church information

Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY

Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Home: 315-536-6385
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
Office: 315-536-9821
Email: revsanden@aim.com

Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn

Secretary: Peggy Smart
Church Office: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Email: pyfbc224@gmail.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com