BULLETIN FOR MAY 27, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetMay 27, 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: Seek ye the Lord while He may be found.
People: Call upon Him while He is near.
Pastor: Let the wicked forsake His ways, and the unrighteous man his thoughts.
People: And let him return to the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him.
Pastor: And to our God for He will abundantly pardon.
*Hymn “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind” No. 345
Old Testament Reading Psalm 103 OT pg. 662
Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me: for I am meek and lowly in heart; And you shall find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Anthem “For the Glory”
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.
*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 “O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go” No. 384
Gospel Reading Luke 7:36-50 NT pg. 89
Sermon “It's About Love” Rev. Russell Scheel
*Hymn “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” Pg. 383
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Judi Scheel
Greeters: Greg, Tammy, Erik & Kyle Miller
Ushers: Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
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
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
5 pm Wellspring Service
Happy Birthday to Eileen Modaffari!
Monday, May 28
Holiday– The Office Will Be Closed
Wednesday, May 30
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scouts
Thursday, May 31
7 pm Boy Scouts Troop 44 Meeting
Happy Birthday to Erik Miller!
Saturday, June 2
8:30 am ABW Annual Meeting
Welcome Rev. Sanden!
Sunday, June 3rd will be Rev. Sanden's first Sunday with us. Bring a friend to worship with you!
Then plan to come to the Picnic 1pm – 4pm
…. a picnic to welcome Rev. Stephen Sanden to
of Penn Yan. Sunday, June 3rd at the home of Greg & Tammy Miller, 48 W. Lake Road, Branchport. 1pm – 4pm. Hot Dogs and Hamburgs will be provided. Please sign up for the dish-to-pass. Rev. Sanden is a diabetic so if you wish to bring a “diabetic” dish be sure to mark it as such on the sign up sheet and also mark your dish the day of the picnic. The church van will be taking those who wish a ride. If you are able, meet at the church parking lot at 12:30. If you need to be picked up at your home address let us know. Call the church office at 536-9821 by Friday, June 1st. First Baptist Church
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!!!
Relay for Life June 2 – 3 at the Fireman’s Field
6:00pm Saturday night - 6:00am Sunday morning
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
Camp Vick Visit June 16
Come With Us to
for a Day! The Bd of Christian Education is sponsoring a trip to the OPEN HOUSE AT Camp Vick 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
Volunteer(s) needed to write the Church News for the Chronicle Express and
DundeeObserver. 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.
~ Erma Mullins for substituting in the church office on 5/17!
~ To Wellspring Fellowship for the drywall repair work in the
stairwell, cleaning & waxing the Great Room floor.
~ To Eileen Modaffari for her work with Kidz Klub! Yeah Eileen!!!
~ To all those who serve on a church board or committee!
~ That FBC is starting a Men's Fellowship Group!
~ To those who volunteer with the YC Food for the Needy!
MissionReceipts for May 20th were:
Treasury: $140 Easter Offering: $15 ($703 total to date)
Blanket Offering: $50 ($285 total to date) or 57 blankets!
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 5/6 5/13 5/20
50 49 45
Current Expenses $3,102 $2,112 $1,335
BT&T 1,397 165 183
Total $4,499 $2,277 $1,518
Tuesday, May 29, the PY United Methodist Church will host a supper from 5:30 pm to 7 pm, it is free and open to everyone.
Blessing of The Tractors
The Penn Yan Area Council of Churches invites the community to attend an Ecumenical Worship Service to offer praise and thanksgiving to God for the gift of Sun, Seed and Soil on Sunday, June 3rd, at 2 pm. We will ask God's blessing on our farmers, crops, tractors and our livestock.
UMC Milo Center 1415 Milo Center Rd.Penn Yan. Bring your lawn chair.
Penn Yan Community Chorus Spring Concert
“Music for the Stage: Opera to Broadway”
Saturday, June 10th at 3 pm at First Baptist Church PY.
Peg Patterson, Director ~ Lucinda Loomis, Accompanist
Special Guest Artists: Kelly Hamilton and Megan Bailey
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.