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First Baptist Church    Bulletin   Penn Yan, New York
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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ June 21, 2015 ~ Father’s Day ~ Graduation Sunday ~

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ..... “Be Exalted, O God” - No. 19
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “There Is None like You” - No. 109
  Solo ................................ Greg Marion
  Graduate Recognition
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading .............. Romans 8:14-17
*Congregational Song ....... “This Is My Father’s World” - No. 46
  Message ............................ “He Is Our Father” - Bill Decker
*Congregational Song ....... “Faith of Our Fathers” - No. 594
*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.

Guest Speaker - Bill Decker
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Ushers & Greeters: Stan Ovens, Cindy Ovens, Charlie Watkins

Please Be in Prayer For

Shirley Butterfield     Joy Decker     Dan Emerson 
Donald Hall             Beverly Hall   Chris Holder
Janice Knecht           Eliza Moore    Barbara Ritz
The Family of Necia Smith
The Family of Ben Loomis

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
	       Marge Cornell      Kathryn Clayson
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
11 am Diaconate
5 pm Wellspring service

Monday, June 22
Deadline for July/August Newsletter items
5 pm Church Supper – goulash

Tuesday, June 23
7 pm Friendship Square Dance

Wednesday, June 24
4 pm Backpack
6 pm Cub Scouts
6:30 pm Yates Summer Concert: Crooked Lake Fiddlers

Thursday, June 25
Happy Birthday to Diane DeLooza and Stan Ovens!

News and Upcoming Events

Pastor Steve and Karen Sanden will be attending the American Baptist Biennial Mission Summit June 26-28 in Kansas City. Keep them in your prayers.

Monday Church / Community Supper - Monday, June 22
5:00PM ~ $3.00 ~Goulash

Newsletter Articles - by Monday, June 22
Please have your articles in for the July/August combined Newsletter.

Yates County Summer Concert Series - Wednesday, June 24
Concerts on the Yates County Courthouse Lawn begin this Wednesday, June 24th. This week - Crooked Lake Fiddlers! Once again the Board of Trustees will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cold beverages and chips before the concerts from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. This is a good fund raiser for the church and we would appreciate your help. See a Trustee for more information on how you can help.

Purchase a Paver
Small donations are still being accepted for the brick at the Penn Yan Public Library “Purchase a Paver” fundraiser. The brick to be engraved with First Baptist Church name, (along with others) will be a physical presence visible to the community to show support of the library.

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.

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 17 May 24 May 31 June 7 June 14 61 62 40 56 45 Received Last Week: Pledges & Loose Offerings: --- Needed each week: $1,825

Our Church's Mission

Mission Nugget - Mission Around the World – Hungary

Larry and Becky Stanton are currently serving with International Ministry partners Hungarian Baptist Aid and the Baptist Union of Hungary. They work with schools in the eastern region of the country: primary and elementary community schools in Te’glas’ and a technical high school in Debrecen. The Stantons provide the students and staff with instruction and conversation practice in English and maintenance support. In addition to classroom responsibilities, Larry and Becky participate in school activities and are involved in Christian outreach. Their three daughters attend schools. Learning Hungarian and also teaching English as only children can.

Community News and Events

Yates County Summer Concert Series - Wednesday, June 24
weekly concerts are held at 6:30 pm on the Yates County Courthouse Lawn. This week - Crooked Lake Fiddlers!

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