224 Main Street                                      Penn Yan, New York

June 22, 2014                                                           10:00 AM

Our Mission

 To Create a Caring Community

To Honor and Serve God.


Our Service of Worship and Prais


“One Great Hour of Sharing”


  Prelude ~ Chimes


  Welcome & Announcements


* Congregational Song      “My Life Is in You, Lord”           PB no. 67     


*Call to Worship


* Congregational Song     “Heaven Came Down”                  PB no. 41


  Solo                                 “The Potter’s Hand”           Barbara Stewart    


  Pastoral Prayer & the 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.


*Offertory Prayer


  Scripture Reading                  Romans 5:1-5                          NT pg. 206


* Congregational Song          “Open Our Eyes, Lord”              PB no. 59


   Message                              “Peace with God”                   Rev. Sanden


* Congregational Song          “The Savior Is Waiting”              PB no. 65


*Benediction - Postlude


*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
 After the service, Please join us for coffee fellowship in the Great Room.


                Pastor:                  Rev. Stephen Sanden

                              PO Box 695, Penn Yan

Pastor’s Office:    315-536-9821

Pastor’s Cell:        386-986-6961

Pastor’s Email:

Choir Director:     Barbara Stewart

            Organist:              Carrie Ahearn

            Ushers/Greeters    Greg Miller, head usher

                  Erik Miller, Sheryl Robbins, Trevor Conrad

Church Phone:      315-536-9821

Office Hours:        Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon

Church Email:

Church Website :


Please  be  in  Prayer  for:


Tom Burke                 Donald & Beverly Hall        Ben Loomis

Dorothy Mott             John Rasmussen                  Gene Spanneut

Cody Whitney


Our Special Interest Missionaries:

International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy

Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries


Quail Summit:         Alice Wise

Clinton Crest:          Doris Barcliff

The Homestead:     Helen Ansley                 Virginia DeLooza

                                 Marge Cornell              Willie Nelson

                                 Irene Wachala               Necia Smith

The Manor:             Margaret Hartwell        Billie Potts

                                 Mary Armstrong           Milly Bloomquist


  • 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


Today, Sunday, June 22

5 pm Wellspring Fellowship


Monday, June 23

5 pm Church Supper – Ziti ‘n meatballs

6 pm Family Movie


Wednesday, June 25

6:30 summer concert

Happy Birthday to Diane DeLooza and Stan Ovens!


Thursday, June 26

Happy Birthday to Jim Best!


News and Upcoming Events


Supper and Movie - Monday, June 23

Church Supper at 5 pm – ziti ‘n meatballs – open to the community
Free Movie at 6 pm – Movie Plot: A runt piglet befriends and learns about all the other creatures on the farm. He becomes special friends with one of the sheepdogs who helps him embark on a career in shepherding. With the help of the sheep dogs he learns that he can be anything that he wants to be.


Wednesday Concert Volunteers Neededbeginning Wednesday, June 25

The Wednesday night summer concerts will begin on June 25th. We will be serving hot dogs and hamburgers from 5:30 to 6:30. If you’d like to volunteer to work one or more of the concerts, please contact Greg Miller or Pam Scutt. Thank you!


5th Sunday Reminder - Sunday, June 29

Next Sunday is the 5th Sunday of the month and it is an opportunity for extra giving toward the reduction of the $12,000 deficit in this year’s budget. Special envelopes will be in the bulletins next week for whatever “extra” amount, large or small, that you feel you can contribute.


Vacation Bible SchoolJerusalem Marketplace June 30 – July 3

Just one week away! If you have even one hour that you can help out in the mornings next week we can use you!  See Suzy Willson, or Greg Marion.


Deficit Reduction Yard-Craft-Bake Sale - July 5th and 6th

We are accepting furniture, small appliances, kitchen/home décor items, and infant/toddler clothing and toys. Bring your items to the church at any time. For assistance with transporting your donations contact a member of the Men’s Group. Sale committee members are: Karen Rasmussen, Nancy Marion, Karen Sanden, Bill Decker.


Sound System Training

If you are interested in learning how to operate our new sound system, let one of the Trustees know.



To Kyle Miller on his graduation from 8th grade!


Attendance and Financial Report:

Were you here?          May 25      June 1        June 8          June 15

                                             50             62               70                    55

Budget Figures

Received last week: 

     Pledges & Loose Offerings   $1,189.75

     Needed each week: $1,825


The Church’s Mission


Mission  Nugget: 

Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma has three centers associated with the institution to help fulfill the historical mission of the college.

  • Center for American Indians: Preservation of the American Indian Collections at Bacone College, Coordination of American Indian degrees and cultural programs, and Research related to the future of American Indian education and collections in higher education.
  • Center for Christian Ministry: The broad umbrella for spiritual life on campus that helps the College to fulfill its mission as a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the American Baptist Churches.
  • Center for Church Relations: As the churches support the college with students and scholarships, the center serves the churches by sending new leaders into the harvest field, providing training to non-traditional learners through online and off-campus education, assisting churches in their growth, providing music and preaching/teaching ministry to the churches for special events, and continuing education for church leaders.


Mission Giving:

Thank you for the $450 contributed on June 15th for the One Great Hour of Sharing. The total is now $635 towards our goal of $700. You also contributed $57 towards our Mission Budget.


We Are One

We are the hungry. We are the thirsty. We are the sick, the homeless, the hurting. We are one with our sisters and brothers, and we will answer Christ’s call until we all are fed. Please give to the One Great Hour of Sharing! Sharing Resources.  Changing Lives.


Board of Missions Backpack Spotlight Items:

June items to benefit Milly’s Backpack Program: Cereal & Granola Bars

Thank you very much for your support of this mission! You do make a difference in the lives of our YC Youth!


Community News and Events


Community Café - Tuesday, June 24
PY United Methodist Church, Tuesday, June 24th, 5:30 – 7 pm FREE

All are welcome!


Keuka Comfort Lunch and Learn - Thursday, June 26

Keuka Comfort Care Home – Thursday, June 26th Noon to 1:30 pm

An opportunity for you to learn about the volunteer caregiver program so that you can decide if this is the right opportunity for you. Meet current volunteer caregivers and have your questions answered. Lunch will be provided. For planning purposes please call Anne at 536-1690 if you plan to attend.


Celebration - Saturday, July 12

An Invitation: You are cordially invited to a celebration of the ministry of the Rev. David Grant Smith on Saturday, July 12th 3-5 pm. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 179 Main Street, Penn Yan. Please join the celebration to wish David the best as he begins a new ministry in Delaware. Program at 4 pm.


Yates Cooperative Farm & Craft Market – Open for the Season

Saturdays, rain or shine. 7:30 am to 12:00 Noon Main Street


Service Information


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  First  Baptist  Church! 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.


John 3: 16