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First Baptist Church    Bulletin   Penn Yan, New York
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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ June 5, 2015 ~

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
  Moment for Mission ........ Karen Rasmussen
*Congregational Song ..... “The Heart of Worship” - No. 127
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “God of Grace and God of Glory” - No. 115
  Anthem ........................ “Family of Christ”
  Children’s Time
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading .............. 2 Timothy4:1-5
*Congregational Song ....... “Thy Word” - No. 342
  Message ............................ “The Perfect Pastor” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Worthy Is the Lamb” - No. 264
  Welcome to the Lord’s Table
  Sharing the Bread
  Sharing the Cup
*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: Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart, Lyle Conrad, Charlie Miller

Today’s bulletin is printed in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of Don Lawrence on June 6, 1965 ~ with love from Kathie

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  Veronica Sedlock

> 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
3 pm Community Chorus Concert
5 pm Wellspring service

Monday, June 8
5 pm Church Supper – mac ‘n cheese

Tuesday, June 9
3 pm Jail Ministry meeting
7 pm Square Dance

Wednesday, June 10
4 pm Backpack
Happy Birthday to Russ Scheel!

Thursday, June 11
4:30 pm Bd of Christian Education meeting
7 pm Boy Scouts

Friday, June 12
Happy Birthday to Jeff Champlin!

Saturday, June 13
10 am Mobile Food Pantry

Ushers & Greeters for June 14 –
Judi Scheel, Karen Rasmussen, Paul Nash, George Jensen

News and Upcoming Events

Community Chorus Concert – today
Penn Yan Community Chorus Presents: Songs of Hope and Joy!
Today 3:00 – 4:00 pm, First Baptist Church of Penn Yan
Refreshments served after the concert

Monday Church / Community Supper - Monday, June 8
5:00PM ~ $3.00 ~ Macaroni & Cheese Summer Association Meeting/Picnic Next Sunday, June 14 at Altay Baptist Church Program: “Baptist Can Have Fun” - Time For A Picnic! Registration 2:30 pm, Festivities begin at 3:15 pm Planned activities: airplane rides (weather permitting), metal detecting demonstration, bocci ball, volleyball, bean bag game, water balloon toss and a pie contest. Bring a dish to share and your own place setting.

FL Association. Picnic - Sunday, June 14
At the Altay Baptist Church - Program: “Baptist Can Have Fun” - Time For A Picnic!
Registration 2:30 pm, Festivities begin at 3:15 pm, Planned activities: airplane rides (weather permitting), metal detecting demonstration, bocci ball, volleyball, bean bag game, water balloon toss and a pie contest. Bring a dish to share and your own place setting.

Yard Sale items needed
Get Your Spring Cleaning done before Summer! 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.

Help Needed at the Concert Series Hots & Burgers Sales
Yates County Summer Concert Series - Music concerts on the Yates County Courthouse Lawn will begin on Wednesday, June 24th. Once again the Board of Trustees will be grilling and selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cold beverages and chips. This is a good fund raiser for the church and we would appreciate your help. See any member of the Trustees for more information on how you can help.

For Sale
Anyone interested in the purchase of the pews that were removed from the sanctuary please see a member of the Trustees. If they don’t sell they will be offered for sale at the Yard Sale in July.

Please 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.

June items for Milly’s Backpack Program: Cereal and Granola Bars

Were you here? May 3 May 10 May 17 May 24 May 31 57 51 61 62 40 Received Last Week: Pledges & Loose Offerings: $585.25 Needed each week: $1,825

Our Church's Mission

Mission Nugget - Mission Around the World – Lebanon
In partnership with the Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development, Melanie Baggao will initially work with refugees from Syria and be a student at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary for the purpose of language acquisition (Arabic), enculturation, relationship-building and preparation for future ministry in Arabic-speaking cultures. Languages used in ministry: Arabic

Mission Budget Report
Thank you for your Mission contribution on May 31st of $127. We were able to pay our $900 United Mission contribution and $300 to support Camp Vick. In addition we received another $40 for One Great Hour of Sharing. We were then able to send $60 towards our $1000 goal as well as $346 for Blankets – just over 69 blankets. We also send $274.07 to Milly’s Pantry for their Backpack Program.

Community News and Events

Coupons Wanted
Please save food and hygiene coupons for the Living Well. You may give them to Barbara Burke or deliver them to the Living Well.

Open for the Season
Yates Cooperative Farm and Craft Market - 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