224 Main Street                                                                 June 24, 2012

Penn Yan, New York                                                               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                      “Great Is the Lord”                   PB no. 20


Call to Worship


*Hymn                                    “Holy, Holy, Holy!”                    No. 138                                         


Something For The Child In All of Us


Solo                 “I Want Jesus To Walk With Me”        Cristine Conklin


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.


Offertory Prayer


Scripture Reading                  Luke 9:57-58                            NT pg. 95


*Hymn                        “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”                    No. 276


Sermon                        “Not Home”                      Rev. Stephen Sanden                                     


*Invitational Hymn               “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”        No. 92


*Benediction ` *Postlude                                                   

            *If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.


Lay Reader:                George Jensen

Greeter:                      Matt Scutt & Paul Nash

Ushers:                       Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt

Organist:                    Carrie Ahearn

Choir Director:           Barbara Stewart        

Pastor:                        Rev. Stephen Sanden

Pastor's E-Mail:

Church Phone:            315-536-9821

Church E-mail: 

Church Website:


Please  be  in  Prayer  for:


Jean Brewer                     Andrea LeClair            Michael McBride

Steve Davis                      Eleanor Lerch               Marion Perry

 Bruce Gilman                  Fran Morse                   Emma Wheeler

Marlene Guild                 Mary Murphy               Ellen & Tom Wilkie 

Connie Glover                 Miriam Masteller          Stacy Whitney

Janice Knecht


Our Special Interest Missionaries:

Rev. & Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Fox – Thailand

Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House, Billings, Montana


Clark Meadows:        Ralph Wilkes     

Quail Summit:            Alice Wise

Clinton Crest:             Necia Smith                Kathryn Clayson       

                                    Doris Barcliff              Margaret Drakely

The Homestead:        Helen Ansley              Virginia DeLooza

                                    Irene Wachala            Dick Sharman           

                                    Willie Nelson

The Manor:                Helena Cranmer        Margaret Hartwell


Our Service Men and Women and their families

Our Country and  Leaders


This  Week’s  Schedule  & Announcements



5 pm Wellspring Fellowship


Monday, June 25

8:30 am - Noon Vacation Bible School

Happy Birthday to Diane DeLooza and Stan Ovens!


Tuesday, June 26

8:30 am - Noon Vacation Bible School

Happy Birthday to Jim Best!


Wednesday, June 27

8:30 am – Noon Vacation Bible School

6:30 pm Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn


Thursday, June 28

8:30 am – Noon Vacation Bible School


Friday, June 29

8:30 am – Noon Vacation Bible School

Happy Birthday to Calysta Conrad!


Next Sunday is Communion Sunday.

Next Sunday and the month of July we will welcome the First Presbyterian congregation to our services.

Rev. Sanden will preach during the month of July.


Church  News


Finger Lakes Association Meeting

Today, June 24th at Altay Baptist Church

Registration begins at 2:30 pm, devotions by Pastor Evelyn Emerson at 2:45 pm, program at 3 pm. There will be a dish to pass supper at 5 pm, with the desserts and beverages provided by the host church. The program: Finding & Using Your Spiritual Gifts. All members of the churches are encouraged to attend for an enlightening time together.


VBS Mission Project

This year our VBS children will be collecting for the Sta. Lucia Elementary School in the Philippines (same project as last year).  Items such as new or gently-used school supplies and children's books will be collected during the week of June 25-29.


From the Bd of Trustees

Come one, come all to the Courthouse lawn Wednesday evenings to enjoy the free outdoor concerts and grab a bite to eat beginning this next Wednesday, June 27th.  The Trustees will once again be grilling hot dogs and hamburgs at their concession stand as a fund raiser at these concerts. We need help with serving food etc. Please come early to help with set up at 5 pm if you can. Thanks in advance for lending a hand!!


In Need of Transportation

Cris Conklin needs a ride to the Dundee Family Health Center on Tuesday, July 2, for an 11 am appt. Call Cris at 536-0415.


July Coffee Hour Schedule:

1st – Missions                 8th – Pastoral Relations

15th – Christian Ed         22nd – Trustees Board

29th - Diaconate


Thank You To:

~ Ethel Clancy and her Aunt Lita for planting the flowers out front under the church sign.

~ Ralph Clancy for mowing the lawn, helping to beautify our grounds and make them welcoming.

~ Sue Willson and her staff of volunteers who live out their faith in ministry to the children of our community with VBS!

~ The Miller Family and the Diaconate for the picnic to welcome Rev. Sanden.

~ Rich Stewart, Jack Clancy, Stan Ovens  and Greg Miller for driving the church van and office for the aging bus that brings our shut ins to church.

~ Our choir, soloists, music director and organist for their ministry of music all year long!

~ Sunday School teachers and Nursery volunteers!!!



to Stan & Cindy Ovens on the birth of their 1st granddaughter, Leah Niamh (Irish pronunciation Nieve), she weighed 6 lbs 11 oz and was born on June 13. Congratulations!!!


Mission Receipts for June 17th

There is still time to give to the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering. The total received to date is $467.00. Last Sunday's Treasury receipts were $299. Thank you. Please remember to keep up your contributions during the summer months.


Attendance and Financial Report

Were you here?                    6/3                  6/10               6/17

                                                 72                      64                   30

Current Expenses        $2,487               $3,383              $673

BT&T                                     382                 1,620                   10

Total                                  $2,869                $5,003              $683


Community News


Community Supper

You are invited to a free supper hosted by the Penn Yan United Methodist Church on Tuesday, June 26, from 5:30 – 7 pm. The supper takes place every last Tuesday of the month, it is free and open to the community.


Office for the Aging

The Yates County Office for the Aging is in need of volunteers.

>Home Delivered Meal Drivers: both weekly scheduled drivers and substitute drivers to delivers meals to home bound seniors.  Mileage is paid and training is provided. If you would prefer not to use your own vehicle, we do have an agency vehicle you can drive.

>Phone Friends: these volunteers make brief, friendly phone calls to home bound seniors to provide support and to enhance social contact.

To volunteer, call Stephanie Bates at 536-5515.


Welcome to First Baptist Church of Penn Yan. 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.


We invite you 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.


The  Best Part of Waking Up

Is Jesus In Your Life!