May 25, 2014 10:00 AM
To Create a Caring Community
To Honor and Serve God.
Memorial Day Sunday
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
* *Congregational Song “In His Time” PB no. 57
*Call to Worship
* Congregational Song “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” No. 376
Anthem “This Is My Song”
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 John 14:1-11 NT pg. 145
* Congregational Song “Be Thou My Vision” No. 339
Message “In My Father’s House” Rev. Don Lawrence
* Congregational Song “To God Be the Glory” No. 485
*Benediction - Postlude
*If you wish to
and are able, you are invited to stand.
Today’s guest pastor: Rev. Donald Lawrence
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 Greg Miller, head usher
Erik Miller, Sheryl Robbins, Trevor Conrad
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Website : www.pennyanfbc.com
Fran Anderson Tom Burke Donald & Beverly Hall
Ron Harris Ben Loomis Eliza Moore
Dorothy Mott John Rasmussen Gene Spanneut
Those in our community who have been affected by the recent storm
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, May 25
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship – begins 3 day Leadership Conf.
Happy Birthday to Eileen Modaffari!
Monday, May 26
Memorial Day – the office will be closed
NO Church Supper today
Wellspring Leadership Conference
Tuesday, May 27
Wellspring Leadership Conference
Wednesday, May 28
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting
Thursday, May 29
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Friday, May 30
Saturday, May 31
8 am FBC Men’s Group
10 am Hearts & Hands Comm. at home of Cindy Ovens
Happy Birthday to Erik Miller!
Relay for Life Luminary Sales – Today, Sunday, May 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 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 8.
No Church Supper - Memorial Day, May 26
Hearts & Hands – Saturday, May 31
There will be a Card-Making event (for the July Yard/Craft/Bake
May 31st at 10 am.
Monday Family Night Program - Monday, June 2, 2014
Dinner at 5 pm - $3 per person: Movie at 6 pm – free
Movie Plot: A young lion prince is born in
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.
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.
Attendance and Financial Report:
Were you here? Apr. 27 May 4 May 11 May 18
54 54 63 56
Received last week:
Pledges & Loose Offerings $545
Needed each week: $1,825
Rochester, NY - The Cameron Community Clothing House is open Tuesday – Thursday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm., providing clothing, hygiene and baby items to the community. They offer a wide range of children’s and adult clothing, shoes, accessories, undergarments and socks, linens, and small house wares. They also offer a supply of hygiene items, such a soap, toothpaste and shampoo for a modest fee. Appointments can be scheduled every 3 months – but emergency referrals from other agencies are accepted. Volunteer opportunities are available to sort and stock clothing, assemble hygiene and layette sets or to organize and staff the monthly “sidewalk sales”.
A Prayer for Cameron Community Ministries
Loving God, we pray for the important work of Cameron Community
Ministries as they serve children, adults and whole families in the Lyell-Otis neighborhood of
Thank you for your additional contribution of $20 for Blankets+. The
total is now $179. We also received $143 for our
Board of Missions Backpack Spotlight Items:
May item to benefit Milly’s Backpack Program: Canned Tuna & Chicken
June items: Cereal & Granola Bars
Thank you very much for your support of this mission! You do make a difference in the lives of our YC Youth!
Farm & Craft Market - Begins Saturday, May 24
Opening for the Season: Yates Cooperative Farm & Craft Market
May 24th and every Saturday
morning, rain or shine. 7:30
am to 12:00 Noon,
Relay for Life – Saturday / Sunday June 7 and 8th
An annual 12 hour fundraising event to
raise money for the American Cancer Society. Held at the Fireman’s Field.
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
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