BULLETIN FOR MAY 20, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetMay 20, 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 The Bond of Love” PB no. 11
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Pastor: Come and let us celebrate the time together that we have shared!
People: There is an appointed time for everything.
Pastor: Yes, that is true. There is a time to say hello and a time to say good-bye.
People: In saying good-bye, we acknowledge the value in what we have shared!
Pastor: In saying good-bye, we acknowledge the feelings that we have, both good and bad.
People: In saying good-bye, we acknowledge that God is at work and we hope for a bright future!
All: May God be with each of us accomplishing His goodwill in our lives!
*Hymn “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” No. 376
Old Testament Reading Psalm 146 OT pg. 692
Sovereign God, we acknowledge your presence with us each day. We are blessed! We express our gratitude for the time that we have shared together as Pastor and congregation knowing that You order our steps. We ask each other for forgiveness for any mistakes that we have made. We acknowledge that today our relationship as Pastor and congregation comes to an end. We forgive one another and release each other from all resentments, so that we may each be free to move forward trusting that our time together and our parting are pleasing to God. Amen.
Anthem “Go In Peace”
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 debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
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 “Help Us Accept Each Other” No. 358
- I Corinthians 16:13-14 NT pg. 237 Reading
Sermon “A Farewell Admonition” Rev. Linda Foody
Vows of Release On Insert
*Hymn “God Be with You Till We Meet Again” No. 540
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Erma Mullins
Greeters: Russ & Judi Scheel
Ushers: Stan & Cindy Ovens & Cliff LeBarr
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)
Marlene Guild Mary Murphy Emma Wheeler
Connie Glover Miriam Masteller Ellen & Tom Wilkie
Michael McBride Fran Morse Stacy Whitney
Andrea LeClair Karen Rasmussen Jean Brewer
Family of Lewis Knecht
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. & Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Fox –
Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House,
ClarkMeadows: Ralph Wilkes
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Necia Smith Kathryn Clayson Clinton
DorisBarcliff Margaret Drakely
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Irene Wachala Dick Sharman
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Margaret Hartwell
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and Leaders
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
11 am Farewell Reception for Rev. Foody
11:30 am Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring Service
Happy Birthday to Kathie Lawrence!
Monday, May 21
All Day – Wellspring Conference
7 pm Community Chorus
7 pm Council of Churches meeting at Bluff Pt. UMC
Tuesday, May 22
All Day – Wellspring Conference
Happy Birthday to Janice Knecht!
Wednesday, May 23
9 am Food for the Needy Set-up
4 pm Backpack Program
Happy Birthday to Mary Fullagar and Jennifer Slocum!
Thursday, May 24
9 am Food for the Needy Set-up
7 pm Advisory Council Meeting
7 pm Boy Scouts Troop 44 Meeting
Friday, May 25
9 am Food for the Needy distribution
6 pm Kidz Klub Meeting
This Week’s Church News
Join Us Today
You are invited to join the FBC Diaconate in a farewell reception for Rev. Linda Foody immediately following the worship service.
Rev. Foody, thank you for your ministry, your service, and your counsel, we will miss you!!!
Kidz Klub - May 25
Hey Kids, come join us on Friday, May 25th at 6 pm for our next Kidz Klub meeting. We will be planning our summer fund raiser!
Get To Know Our Missionaries
Take time to pick up a Missionary Profile card on the table at the rear of the sanctuary. Roberta Stephens - missionary in
Japanand Tim & Patti Long - . These cards will help you get-to-know them better and will help serve as reminders to keep them in prayer. FBC supports them both financially. Mexico
Relay for Life
The Footprints Team would like to thank everyone who supported us for the Relay for Life, either through buying a chicken bbq dinner and/or purchasing a luminary. Your donations are greatly appreciated ~ every dollar raised brings us one step closer to winning the race with cancer. Thank you for your faithful giving to this very worthy cause. Pam,
and the Footprints Team. Stan, Brittany
Volunteer(s) needed to write the Church News for the Chronicle Express and
Barb Stewart will assist anyone who can take on this job either permanently or temporarily until 4/1/2013.
See or call Barb at 536-8079.
A Note from the Office
I want to thank Erma Mullins for filling in for me in the office on Friday. Erma, you are the best!!! ~ Peggy
Wellspring Fellowship will be hosting a Leadership Conference, please be advised that they will be using the entire building this evening through Tuesday evening May 22.
Missions - Visitors from
- May 30th China
Come Enjoy an Evening with Some Visitors from
historical missions meets the present! 65 years ago, a plane carrying the Vick family, American Baptist missionaries to Wuhan, China , crashed. All were killed but one, Paul Vick (who resides in China ). But, that's not the end of the story. Come learn about Christianity in Rochester as we welcome Rev. Wang Zhenren, Rev. Zhu Zhiguo, and Rev. Zhang Shuilian.7 pm Wednesday, May 30th at Bartlett Baptist Church 5639 Bartlett Rd., Rome, NY For more information or to RSVP call 315-469-4239 ext. 11 Sponsored by VP Ministries & American Baptist Churches of Rochester/Genesee Region China
ABW Annual Meeting - June 2nd
Attention – All Ladies of the Church! Our annual meeting will be held on Saturday, June 2nd, at 8:30 am in the Great Room.
Cindy Ovens and Erma Mullins are planning a delicious breakfast for us. Please come with a small donation towards the cost of the yummy ingredients. We will be installing and rededicating our local officers, dedicating our White Cross items, and collecting Love Gift. It would be nice if each of us would share one of the “over and above” things we are grateful for that prompted us to put something in our Love Gift box. We hope to see as many of our ladies there as possible for this time of fellowship!!!
Picnic with Rev. Sanden June 3rd
The Pastoral Relations Committee will be hosting a Welcome Picnic for Rev. Sanden, on Sunday, June 3rd, from 1-4 pm at the home of Greg & Tammy Miller,
48 W. Lake Rd.Branchport. Look for the clip boards today and next week to sign up for a dish-to-pass. Hot dogs and hamburgs will be provided by Greg & Tammy. Please plan to attend this welcoming event!!!
Canp Vick Visit June 16th.
The Bd of Christian Education is sponsoring a trip to the OPEN HOUSE AT
on Saturday, June 16. We will leave from the church parking lot at 8 am and return by 5 pm. At CAMP VICK Camp Vick, there will be: Free Lunch , Crafts, Campfire, Fun Fellowship for children and adults. This will give us all a chance to enjoy our beautiful camp in Freedom, Tours . Please phone the church office at 536-9821 or Don Lawrence at 536-7674 to reserve your place. New York
MissionReceipts for May 13th :
Treasury: $410.40 Easter Offering: $15 ($703 total to date)
Blanket Offering: $205 ($235 total to date) or 47 blankets!
Last year we sent enough for 88 blankets. Let's keep 'em coming!!!
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 4/29 5/6 5/13
51 50 49
Current Expenses $1,770 $3,102 $2,112
BT&T 152 1,397 165
Total $1,922 $4,499 $2,277