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Our Service of Worship and Praise
224 Main Street, Penn Yan, New York
June 12, 2016 ~ 10 AM

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
  Moment for Mission ............ Karen Rasmussen
*Congregational Song ......... “Thy Word” - No. 342
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “As the Deer” - No. 554
  Anthem ............................. “Pass It On”
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
*Congregational Song ....... “Where He Leads” - No. 436
  Message .......................... Don Rensberger ~ Waters of Blessing
*Congregational Song ....... “When We All Get to Heaven” - No. 603
*Benediction, Postlude
      *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Our guest Don Rensberger will tell about the "Waters of Blessing" mission.
Piano, Organ: Sheryl Robbins
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Today’s Ushers and Greeters: Judi Scheel, head usher, Karen Rasmussen, George Jensen, Paul Nash

After the service, please join us in the Great Room for coffee and fellowship.


Please Be in Prayer For

Malcom Bourne John Decker Evelyn Emerson Rod & Rose Esidro Thelma Estimo Tech SGT Dan Green Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Eliza Moore Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Our Special Interest Missionaries: International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries ABW Scholarship girl: Olivai O’Connell At The Manor: Billie Potts Veronica Sedlock Margaret Drakeley Doris Norman Mary Armstrong Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley Marge Cornell Virginia DeLooza Wayne Hancock > Our Church and Pastor > Our Our Community, Country and Leaders > Men and Women of our Armed Forces and their Families Prayer Needs: If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital or homebound, please call the church office at 536-9821 to let the pastor know. Visitation Needs: If you or someone you know would like a pastoral visit, please use the prayer request cards in the pews and place in the offering plate, or speak with Pastor Sanden directly to make your wishes known.


This Week at First Baptist

Today, June 12
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Youth Church
11 am Fellowship Hour
11`am Bible Study
5 pm Wellspring

Monday, June 13
Church & Community Supper - hamburger stroganoff

Tuesday, June 14
10:30 am Mary & Martha
4 pm Backpack
4 pm Office of Aging dinner
7 pm W. rehearsal

Wednesday, June 15
7 pm Cub Scouts

Thursday, June 16
7 pm Boy Scouts

Friday, June 17
Happy Birthday to Emma Scharping!

Sunday, June 19 Ushers: S. Ovens, C. Ovens, C. Watkins, J. Clancy


News and Upcoming Events

Finger Lakes Association Meeting and Picnic TODAY
You are invited to a combined Wayne and Finger Lakes Association worship service and picnic at First Baptist Church of Wolcott. Worship and hymn sing at 3 pm, followed by a picnic. Bring a dish-to-pass, lawn chairs and games. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided.
Here are directions to Wolcott FBC from the south. Take NYS Route 14 to Route 104. Turn right and go 9 miles east on Route 104. Turn left at traffic light at Whiskey Hill Road. FBC Wolcott is .09 mile on left.

Church & Community Supper - Monday, June 13
Suppers are held each Monday at 5:00 pm in the Great Room - $3.00 - all are welcome!
This week's entree: Hamburger Stroganoff

Church Family Picnic - Sunday, June 19
Bring your own place setting and a dish-to-share. Hot dogs, hamburgers and dessert will be provided.

Hymn Sing - Sunday, June 26th
Write your favorite hymns on the clip board being circulated. Stay for ice cream afterwards!

2016 Vacation Bible School! - June 27 – July 1
FIESTA! - Where Kids Are Fired Up! about Jesus! Vacation Bible School is just around the corner. Mom and Dad, are your kids signed up? Do you have friends or neighbors whose kids would be blessed by attending and learning about Jesus, their friend?

Pick up registration forms from the Reader’s Table. This year VBS will take place June 27 – July 1st. There will be breakfast, arts and crafts, mission projects, games, songs, and snacks. Family and friends are invited to the finale at 11:30 every day; a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned.

Vacation Bible School needs
large plastic Easter eggs, ribbon, crepe paper and round oatmeal containers.

Please note:
Articles for the July/August combined newsletter are due Monday, June 20.

Were you here? May 8 May 15 May 22 May 29 June 5 58 52 50 - - 42 Pledges & Loose offerings (Needed each week: $1,825) May 8 May 15 May 22 May 29 June 5 $1196 $1842 $777 $570 $3198 5th Sunday: $355.50


Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World ~ Japan ~
Through a unique partnership between International Ministries (IM) and Kanto Gakuin University in Japan, Dr. Shigemi Tomita has been appointed to serve as an associate missionary. After completing her PhD and theological studies in Canada, Shigemi has returned to her home country. She teaches Bible classes for elementary school students and their parents, and also assists with conversational English classes in elementary schools. In addition to this, Shigemi speaks at chapel services, is an advisor for a volunteer club of the university and represents IM on Kanto Gakuin’s Board of Directors and Board of Counselors. Languages used in ministry: Japanese and English
Waters of Blessing - Nicaragua June Mission Team
Team Leaders
Jim Kelsey
Tim Spring

Team Volunteers
Greg and Ryan Buschmeyer
Rebecca Cetta
Karen Davis
Caleb Fortwangler
Stan Ovens
Rachel Peterson
Olive San

Mission Giving

Thank you for your giving to Missions on June 5th. $507.50 was received for the Budget; $140 for One Great Hour of Sharing toward our goal of $750; and the $46 for Backpack Pennies brings our Spring total to $195.50.


Community News and Events

A new young adult ministry is forming in Penn Yan for people out of high school up to their mid/late twenties.
Why should young adults join?
1) Reconnect with old friends and make new ones
2) Make connections through faith, similar interest and career goals 3) There’s food! We will meet the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.
The first gathering is TODAY at 1 pm at Dunkin Donuts.
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

Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY

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