BULLETIN FOR JUNE 9, 2013
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
June 9, 2013 10:00 AM
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
Welcome & Announcements
*Song of Praise “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” Insert
*Call to Worship
*Hymn “I Give You My Heart” Insert
Anthem “Turn, Turn, Turn”
Pastoral Prayer & 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 Matthew 5:38-42 Pew Bible NT pg. 7
*Hymn “Seek Ye First” PB no. 71
Sermon “Eye for Eye” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Hymn “At the Cross” Insert
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box695, Penn Yan
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
Pastor's E-Mail: email@example.com
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Heather Bicksler Kalie Greene Marge Moulton
Tom Burke Hunter Greene Kaye Newcomb
Rachel Carter Gladys Kjar Jennifer Slocum
Deb Clancy Bob Logan Joyce Slocum
ClydeDillon Ben Loomis Eva Vickery
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West,
Courtney Crisler, The Place,
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Margaret Drakeley Doris Barcliff Clinton
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Necia Smith
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
- 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.
Today - Sunday, June 9
Finger Lakes Assoc Meeting at
Reed Corners Church
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, June 10
Diane DeLooza in the Office
5 pm Church Supper – Grilled Marinated Top Round Steaks
Happy Birthday to Russ Scheel!
Tuesday, June 11
Diane DeLooza in the Office
Mary Martha Circleto Lunch at Antique Inn
Wednesday, June 12
Karen Rasmussen in the Office
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting
Thursday, June 13
Erma Mullins in the Office
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Friday, June 14
Karen Rasmussen in the Office
June Coffee Hour Hosts: The Diaconate
Hey Moms, Dads and Kids - Sign up now!
is just around the corner. Don’t wait till the last minute to register. Forms are available NOW! It really helps us out if we can know in advance how many kids to plan for. See the information page insert for more details. Vacation Bible School
“Summer Gathering” – TODAY – June 9
The American Baptist Churches of the Finger Lakes invites you to join in a “Summer Gathering” on Sunday, June 9th at
, Reeds Corners Federated Church 4030 State Route247, Canandaigua. Program: Trafficking Prevention
Schedule: Registration – 2:45 pm, Devotions by Rev. Debbie Kamm – 3 pm. Speaker Rev. Debbie Kelsey, ABC Missionary – 3:20 pm. Pot Luck Supper – 5 pm
Let’s Share What God is Doing Among Us!
Supper – June 10 Monday Church
On the Menu – Grilled Marinated Top Round Steaks!
Out To Lunch – June 11
All ladies of the church are invited to attend the
Mary Martha Circleluncheon on Tuesday, June 11th, at the Antique Inn. Contact Erma Mullins at 536-0605 or Marge Cornell at 536-6607 by June 7th if you plan to attend. You are encouraged to bring a friend along too.
Family Day Picnic – Sunday, June 16
Please plan to join your church family in a Family Day Picnic! This year our picnic will be held right here at our Church building immediately following the worship service. You are invited to bring a dish-to-share and your own table service. The Diaconate will provide ham and beverages.
Newsletter items by June 17
Your articles for the July edition of the FBC Newsletter should be in to the church office by Monday, June 17th.
Congregational Meeting – June 23
From the Bd of Trustees - On Sunday, June 23rd there will be a congregational meeting to discuss the Steeple Roof Replacement. Following the meeting there will be a mortgage burning. We hope you will be a part of these two church events.
- June 24-28 Vacation Bible School
Kingdom Rock ~ Where Kids Stand Strong for God - 2013
Vacation Bible Schoolat . Happening June 24 -28th - 8:30 am to Noon Open to all kids ages 4 – 11 years old. Transportation and Breakfast will be provided, Family members are invited to join us at 11:30 daily! Registration forms are on the table in the foyer. First Baptist Church
At KINGDOM ROCK kids are invited to enter the epic adventure that empowers them to stand strong. They will learn that God's victorious power isn't a fairy tale but a source of strength for them every day as they experience God's word in fun and unforgettable ways that make biblical truth applicable to real life!
Treasurer Wanted July 1st
We are still hoping someone will come forward to take the Treasurer position. This is an un-paid position and is open to a FBC member in good standing. There is information below, or you can find an information sheet on the table in the rear of the sanctuary. See a Trustee if you are interested.
Fearless in Christ - AB MEN August 9 - 11
AB Men NYS 2013 Gathering - August 9, 10 & 11th at
. Featured Speaker: Rev. Terrance K. Porter, Senior Minister at Pilgrim Baptist Church, Red Bank, NJ. ~small groups ~ youth program ~ workshops ~ Fishing ~ Keuka College
See Don Lawrence or visit www.abmennys.org for information
Sandwiches in August
Anyone willing to provide the meat for the sandwiches (or money to buy it) for the American Baptist Men’s and Boy’s Conference on August 8th, please speak with Kathie Lawrence today. Thank you.
We would like to thank our church family for your faithful support for the Relay for Life. The numerous luminaries and BBQ dinners you purchased were greatly appreciated. Your generosity helped our team reach an all-time high for fund-raising – nearly $3,000.
Many, Many Thanks!!! ….Pam Scutt and The Footprints Team
“Handyman Helpers” Are Available
Members of our American Baptist Men's Group are volunteering to do small repair or clean-up jobs for folks who need this kind of help in order to maintain their homes. If you have something like a leaky faucet, plugged gutter, or lamp that needs a new cord, we can help you. Please phone the church office at 536-9821 to add your name and needs to our Job List and we'll get back to you.
Help Wanted - Treasurer
Stan Ovens is retiring after 22+ years in the position. We greatly need someone to “learn the ropes” and take on this responsibility on July 1, 2013. This is an un-paid position and is open to a church member in good standing. In the hope that additional information will help inspire someone to step up and try this important position in the church, here's a listing of the duties of the treasurer:
1. Sign checks as needed (payroll and regular monthly bills will be handled online).
2. Review and sign all paperwork submitted by the bookkeeper.
3. Return signed paperwork submitted by the bookkeeper.
4. Present monthly reports to Trustees.
We have hired Jan Hafner as our bookkeeper. Her duties include:
1. Prepare payroll.
2. Accounts payable (including all required tax forms).
3. Monthly bank reconciliation.
4. Provide paperwork to Treasurer for signature.
5. Keep filing up-to-date.
Please prayerfully consider how you might be able to help the Church. Let a Trustee know if your heart has been touched to take on this position.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 5/12 5/19 5/26 6/2
67 60 62 ?
Local Budget $2,143 $2,225 $773 $3,938
Penny Project & Backpack program
The Board of
will continue to receive pennies for the Penny Project anytime. The Penny Jar is on the Altar Rail. Mission
The Missions Spotlight Item for the Backpack Program for the month of June is: Fruit Cups.
Friends, you have been so generous in donating foods for the Backpack Program. The Bd of
appreciates your generosity. We do hope you will continue to assist this very worthy mission we have chosen to help feed children that otherwise would go hungry on the weekends. - Missions Board Mission
One Great Hour of Sharing is Working Around the World
189 Governments worldwide, including the
, have agreed on working toward the following Millennium Development Goals which they intend to fulfill by the year 2015: USA
1. ERADICATE EXTREME HUNGER AND POVERTY
2. ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION
3.PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER WOMEN
4. REDUCE CHILD MORTALITY
5. IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH
6.COMBAT HIV/AIDS, MALARIA AND OTHER DISEASES
7. ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
8. DEVELOP A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT
Through our giving to the One Great Hour of Sharing, Church World Service is working in some 80 countries to help realize these goals with food aid, development assistance, educational opportunities, health and nutrition services, durable solutions for refugees and displaced persons, and safe drinking water source development.
Giving Report Mission
Thank you for your
Missioncontributions on June 2nd. We received $351 for the budget, $141 for One Great Hour of Sharing ($341 total toward our $700 goal) and $8 for Backpack Pennies.
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
. 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
John 3: 16