May 11, 2014 10:00 AM
To Create a Caring Community
To Honor and Serve God.
Mother’s Day ~ Blanket Sunday
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
* Congregational Song “Great Is the Lord” PB no. 20
*Call to Worship
* Congregational Song “We Bow Down” On Insert
Anthem “Lord, Hear Our Prayer”
Pastoral Prayer & The 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 Romans 3:19-25 NT pg. 205
* Congregational Song “You Are My King” On Insert
Message “Redeeming Grace” Stephen Sanden
* Congregational Song “Draw me Close to You” On Insert
*Benediction - Postlude
*If you wish to
and are able, you are invited to stand.
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Pastor’s Office: 315-536-9821
Pastor’s Cell: 386-986-6961
Pastor’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Ushers/Greeters Judi Scheel , head usher
Karen Rasmussen, Paul Nash, George Jensen
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Website : www.pennyanfbc.com
Fran Anderson Donald &
Tom Burke Ron Harris Gene Spanneut
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy
Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries
Marge Cornell Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Necia Smith
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
volunteers, teachers, community leaders, and community volunteers
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.
Today, Sunday, May 11
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship
Monday, May 12
5 pm Church Supper – Goulash
7 pm Community Chorus Rehearsal
Tuesday, May 13
Wednesday, May 14
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting
Thursday, May 15
9 am Homeschool Group
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
7 pm VBS Meeting
Friday, May 16
Happy Birthday to Trevor Conrad!
Blanket Sunday –Today
Our ABW Scholarship Girl birthday - Tomorrow, May 12
Relay for Life: Luminary Sundays - May 18 & 25
The Footprints Team will once again participate in the Relay for Life, a 12 hour fundraising event which raises money for the American Cancer Society. To purchase a luminary ($5 each) in honor or in memory of someone whose life has been touched by cancer, we will be selling them following worship on May 18 and 25th in the Great Room. On the night of the Relay, these bags are lit and placed around the track where they remain burning throughout the night… their light in the darkness is symbolic of our hope for a cure. Your support is greatly appreciated. See Pam Scutt for questions. The Relay for Life will take place on June 7 and 8th,
Newsletter deadline – Monday, May 19
Newsletter Articles are due to the office on Monday, May 19th for the June edition.
Hearts & Hands – Saturday, May 31
There will be a Card-Making event (for the July Yard/Craft/Bake
May 31st at 10 am.
Remember our Deficit Reduction effort July 5 – 6th. We are accepting: furniture, small appliances, kitchen/home décor, infant/toddler clothing (no adult clothing please). You may bring your items to the church at any time. If you are unable to transport your items, contact a member of the Men’s Group for assistance. See Karen Rasmussen, Karen Sanden, Nancy Marion or Bill Decker for questions about the sale. Thank you. We will need help setting up, operating the sale and tearing down, we would love your help.
Movie Night Returns
Do you have a suggestion of a family-friendly movie? See Don Lawrence, Greg Marion or Pastor Stephen.
Be thinking about who you can bring, perhaps someone who doesn’t have a home church.
On the Readers Table are minutes from the PY Council of Churches March and April meetings, and The Living Well Newsletter.
Mark Your June Calendar:
Western Area ABWM Conference – Friday, Saturday, June 6-7
American Baptist Women's Ministries Conference at
“The Road to Happiness” Information is available on welcome table.
Choir Recognition Day - Sunday, June 8 –
Join us in celebrating our choir for their dedication, service, time and talents! Following worship service on Sunday, June 8th we will have a luncheon in the Great Room honoring our choir members. Serving a cold meat platter, salads, beverages (and of course), cake. Please plan to attend, no need to bring a thing, just your gratitude.
Father’s Day Church Family Picnic - Sunday, June 15
This long-standing tradition will continue as a picnic right here in the Great Room following our worship service.
Attendance and Financial Report:
Were you here? Apr. 13 Apr. 20 Apr. 27 May 4
73 74 54 54
Received last week:
Pledges & Loose Offerings $3,616
Needed each week: $1,825
Cameron Community Ministries serves a free hot meal to the public six days a week, Monday – Saturday.
In 2013, the Hot Lunch program served over 62,103 meals to the
community. In addition to daily meals, they provide access to other services
such as free books, free bread, emergency food, and other community services.
People receiving public assistance have the opportunity to work there, gaining
work skills and positive references for job applications.
Thank you for your
Board of Missions Backpack Spotlight Items:
May item to benefit Milly’s Backpack Program: Canned Tuna & Chicken
Thank you very much for your support of this mission! You do make a difference in the lives of our YC Youth!
Special Circumstances, Special People – Tuesday. May 13
A Discussion of Unique End-of-Life Issues. This free program will take place on Tuesday, May 13th, from 7 to 8:30 pm at First Presbyterian Church, Penn Yan. Topics will include “complicated” grief, helping individuals with developmental disabilities cope with terminal illness and death of a loved one, effective, sensitive communication in the care of the seriously ill; and psychological and spiritual dimensions of quality of life, including findings on end-of-life dreams and visions. Pre-register by calling Keuka Comfort Care Home at 536-1690.
Summer Sizzle Walk Tuesday, July 22!
The Penn Yan Area Council of Churches will
host the Summer Sizzle Walk on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Formerly known as the
The Living Word Passion Play trip -
The Bluff Point UMC is planning this trip for July 31 – August 2, 2014.
This is a life-changing event. You will experience the Passion
Play of Christ right before your eyes. It is an outdoors amphitheater
where the city of
Happy Mother’s Day means more than have a happy day.
Within those words lie lots of things we never get to say.
It means I love you first of all Then, thanks for all you do.
It means you mean a lot to me and that I honor you.
But most of all, I guess it means that I am thinking of your happiness on this, your day, with pleasure and with love.
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.
For your convenience, hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance.
Visitors - Welcome to
John 3: 16