224 Main Street                                          Penn Yan, New York

June 30, 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.


Our Service of Worship and Praise


Prelude ~ Chimes


Welcome & Announcements


*Song of Praise                      “Majesty”                                PB no. 74                             


*Call to Worship                   


*Hymn                        “How Majestic Is Your Name”            PB no. 35


Solo                                                                                  Shelley Bicksler 


Children's Time


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      Matthew 6:1-4                                  Pew Bible NT pg. 7


*Hymn                        “I Will Serve You”                               PB no. 54


Sermon                       “A Big Show”                   Rev. Stephen Sanden


*Hymn                        “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”               No. 379


*Benediction  ~ *Postlude


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


Pastor:                     Rev. Stephen Sanden       

                                 PO Box 695, Penn Yan

Pastor's Phone:       Cell 386-986-6961

Pastor's E-Mail:

            Ushers/Greeters   Stan Ovens, head usher

                             Cindy Ovens, Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart

            Choir Director:       Barbara Stewart

Organist:                 Carrie Ahearn

Church Phone:         315-536-9821

Church E-mail:

Church Website: 


Please  be  in  Prayer  for:


Tom Burke                     Jack  Clancy                   Kalie Greene             

Rachel Carter                Clyde Dillon                    Hunter Greene

Deb Clancy                    Jennifer Slocum 


Marge Moulton – admitted to the Keuka Comfort Care Home

Our VBS Team and Children


Our Special Interest Missionaries:

Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West, Zambia

Courtney Crisler, The Place, Norwich, NY


Quail Summit:         Alice Wise

Clinton Crest:          Margaret Drakeley      Doris Barcliff

The Homestead:     Helen Ansley                 Virginia DeLooza

                                 Dick Sharman               Willie Nelson

                                 Irene Wachala               Necia Smith

The Manor:             Margaret Hartwell        Billie Potts

                                 Mary Armstrong  


  • 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



5 pm Wellspring Service


Monday, July 1

5 pm Church Supper 


Wednesday, July 3

5 pm Pre-Concert Cookout Church Fund-raiser


Thursday, July 4

Office Closed for July Fourth Commemoration


June Coffee Hour Hosts: The Diaconate

July Coffee Hour Hosts: Board of Missions


News and Upcoming Events


Monday Church Supper July 1st ~ 5pm


Summer Concert Series begins July 3rd

The FBC Bd of Trustees will again be grilling and selling hot dogs & hamburgers from 5:30 – 6:30 pm before the Wednesday evening concerts. We can always use help prepping, setting up, serving, grilling and tearing down. Thank You!


Treasurer Position

Effective July 1st, Stan Ovens our treasurer for the past 22 years will retire from this position. We need someone to step forward to assume this role. Pick up an information sheet at the rear of the sanctuary if you are interested.


“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.


Attendance and Financial Report

We need someone to take a head count during worship each Sunday and record it in the attendance book. Thank you.


Were you here?             6/2            6/9              6/16            6/23


Local Budget           $3,938      $1,238          $1,324        $1,027


The Church’s Mission


Mission Nugget

We Help Provide Church Camping Opportunities for Children

Through our church’s Mission Budget, we support the operation of American Baptist Camp Vick in Sandusky, NY, and help provide scholarship assistance for children who want to attend a camping session. In 2012 there were 481 children who attended these camp programs, and just over $30,000 of free unsubsidized camperships were provided. Many young lives are being nurtured for Christ and the church through our camping ministries.


Board of Missions July Spotlight Item

The Spotlight Item for the Backpack Program is: macaroni & cheese (box or cups)


Mission Financial Report

Thanks to your generous contributions, we have made our One Great Hour of Sharing Goal. We received another $67 on June 23rd bringing the total to $720. We also received $5.50 in Pennies (total of $13.50) and $343 for our Budget. Thank You.


Community News


5K Race/Walk

The Branchport UMC is hosting a Red, White & Blue Fundraising Race on July 4th down the Guyanoga Road in support of their Community Hall renovation.  Registration begins at 7 am, the race at 8 am. The cost is $20 per person, the cost for kids is a box of cereal for pre-registered racers. To register go to

Registration the morning of the race is $25.00.


Milly’s Pantry Summer Weekend Backpack Needs

Canned chicken/tuna, Cereal/granola bars

Individual fruit cups, Individual shelf-stable milk (available at BJ’s)

Donations may be left here or at the Red Cross Office on Elm Street.


Concert, Geneva FBC

First Baptist Church of Geneva invites you to come and join them in a night of fun and fellowship. Steve Gretz and Leslie Lee are a bluegrass, folk, country and traditional gospel band who will give a free will offering concert on Tuesday, July 2nd at 7 pm, 134 North Main Street, Geneva. They wrote the song, “One Great Hour to Share” it became the official song for the One Great Hour of Sharing organization’s yearly offering, which provides relief for disaster victims as well as others in need.


Installation, Geneva FBC

First Baptist Church of Geneva extends an invitation for you to join them on Sunday, July 14th at 3pm for the installation of Senior Pastor, Rev. Phyllis Granger and Assistant Pastor, William Robbins. Dr. Jim Kelsey will be the guest speaker. You are invited to come join for a time of celebration and fellowship.


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