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First Baptist Church    Bulletin   Penn Yan, New York
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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ May 31, 2015 ~ Hymnal Dedication Sunday ~

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
  Moment for Mission ........ Jack Clancy
*Congregational Song ..... “All Hail”- Medley - No. 295, 296, 297
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “Holy Ground”- Medley - No. 71, 72
  Anthem ........................ “I’ll Fly Away”
  Children’s Time
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
*Offertory Prayer
  Hymnal Dedication
*Congregational Songs .......
    “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” - No. 154
    “The Church’s One Foundation” - No. 346
    “Offering” - No. 103
    “Be Thou My Vision” - No. 83
*Benediction ~ Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

You are invited to join us in the Great Room for refreshments and fellowship following the Service.

Pastor: Stephen Sanden
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Ushers & Greeters: Stan Ovens, Cindy Ovens, Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart

Please Be in Prayer For

Joy Decker     Donald & Beverly Hall    Janice Knecht                  
Ben Loomis     Eliza Moore              Barbara Ritz
  Dresden UMC – 183 yr old church needing new foundation

Our Special Interest Missionaries:
International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy
Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministry

ABW Scholarship Woman: Cheyenne Skinner

Clinton Crest: Doris Barcliff    Doris Norman 
The Homestead: Helen Ansley	 Virginia DeLooza
	       Necia Smith       Kathryn Clayson
               Marge Cornell           
The Manor:     Billie Potts      Mary Armstrong
               Margaret Mills    Bessie Decker
               Margaret Drakeley

> Our Country and Leaders
> Our Service Men and Women and their families
> Those in our community who serve as law enforcement, fire fighter 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.

This Week at First Baptist

10 am Worship Service
11 am Adult Sunday School
11 am Fellowship Hour
5 pm Wellspring service

Monday, June 1
5 pm Church Supper – Chicken ‘n Biscuits
6:30 pm Trustee Meeting
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters

Tuesday, June 2
7 pm Habitat for Humanity Meeting

Wednesday, June 3
4 pm Backpack

Thursday, June 4
10 am Mission Meeting
7 pm Care Net Prayer Service
7 pm Boy Scouts

Friday, June 5
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal

Usher & Greeters for June 7 –
Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart, Lyle Conrad, Charlie Miller

News and Upcoming Events

Luminary Sunday – Today, May 31
Did you ever wish there was something you could do to help cancer patients and their families? Why not consider purchasing a luminary ($5 each) in the Great Room immediately following the worship service on one of these Sundays. It’s a personal and meaningful way for you to honor or remember someone whose life was touched by cancer. Thank you for your support. ~ Team Footprints

Monday Church / Community Supper - Monday, June 1
5 PM - $3.00 - Chicken ‘n Biscuits

Community Chorus Concert - Sunday, June 7
Penn Yan Community Chorus Presents: Songs of Hope and Joy! Sunday, June 7, 2015, First Baptist Church of Penn Yan, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Refreshments served after the concert

FL Assoc. Picnic - Sunday, June 14
Mark your calendars now for the next meeting of the Finger Lakes Baptist Association which will be held at Altay Baptist Church, Sunday, June 14. Bring a dish-to-share. Registration begins at 2:30 pm. See the full page ad in the June newsletter.

Yard Sale items needed
The annual FBC Yard Sale will take place July 24-26th and we are ready to receive your donations of furniture, small appliances, kitchen and home décor items, infant/toddler clothing and toys. No adult clothing please. Bring your items to the church basement at any time. If you are unable to transport your items, please contact a member of the Men’s Group for assistance. Help will be needed at the time of the sale.

Liturgical Colors - green
The period of time between Pentecost and Advent in the church is a time of growth when traditional emphasis on extending Christ’s kingdom through missions, calls for the color of green-the color symbolic of growth.

FBC Postcards
In the pew card holder you will find FBC picture postcards. Please use those to write someone and invite them back to church!

** Remember to visit our friends/members in the Nursing Homes. They are lonely, need love and need to know that they are not forgotten people.

Thank You
Thank you all so very much for lifting myself and my family up in prayers. Thank you also for your condolence phone calls and your cards following the unexpected passing of my brother in Niagara County. You are a blessing to me!

May items for Milly’s Backpack Program: Canned Tuna and Chicken
June items are Cereal and Granola Bars

Were you here? May 3 May 10 May 17 May 25 57 51 61 62 Received Last Week: Pledges & Loose Offerings: $660.50 Needed each week: $1,825

Our Church's Mission

Mission Nugget - Mission Around the World - North East India

Katie and Taku Longkumer will serve in North East India. Katie will provide worship and counseling training to churches and share her skills in missionary training. Taku will work with the mission secretaries of the Council of Baptist Churches in North East India to provide the pre-field and in-service training to the missionaries; to equip churches to better support their missionaries; and to visit and provide pastoral care to the missionaries on the field. Language used in ministry: English

Mission Budget Report
Thank you for your mission contributions on May 24th of $106. We have enough for the United Mission Basics and Camp Vick support.

Community News and Events

Living Well News
~ Please save food and hygiene coupons. You may give them to Barbara Burke or deliver them to the Living Well.
~ Pass the Word - - current job openings are posted at three locations for those in the community in need of work. Job listings are posted at The Well, at Elm Street Barber Shop, and Work Force Development.

Opening for the Season
Yates Cooperative Farm and Craft Market, Saturday, May 30th and every Saturday morning (rain or shine) 7:30 am to Noon, Main Street Penn Yan. Fresh fruits and veggies in season, baked goods, jams/jellies homemade soaps, and crafts. “We make it, bake it, grow it, or sew it”

Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
The American Red Cross can install a free smoke alarm in your home. For more information, please contact Judy Coleman at 607-936-3766 or judith.coleman@redcross.org

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

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