in union with



224 Main Street                                                                    July 8, 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                      “His Name is Wonderful”               PB#7


Call to Worship


*Hymn                                    “Knowing You”                               Insert


Something For The Child In All of Us


Trio                 “He”    Sheryl Robbins, Cheryl Stewart, Barb Stewart                                         


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                  1 Peter 1:3-9                            NT pg. 315


*Hymn                                    “Seek Ye First”                             Pg. 333


Sermon                           “Hope Lives”                Rev. Stephen Sanden                                      


*Invitational Hymn                “Because He Lives”                      PB#23    


*Benediction ~*Postlude                                                   

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


Ushers:                       Judi Scheel, George Jensen, Paul Nash,

                                    Charlie Miller, Greg Miller, Ethel Clancy

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             Marion Perry

Steve Davis                     Eleanor Lerch               Kathryn Warren

Bruce Gilman                  Fran Morse                   Emma Wheeler

Connie Glover                 Miriam Masteller         Ellen & Tom Wilkie

Janice Knecht                 Michael McBride          Stacy Whitney

Family of Mary Murphy – Eva Dillon's daughter who passed away


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                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


Tuesday, July 10

7 pm Friendship Square Dance


Wednesday, July 11

4 pm Backpack Program

6:30 pm Concert on the Courthouse Lawn


Thursday, July 12

6 pm Evening Food Distribution (this is a change in regular schedule)

7 pm Advisory Council Meeting

Happy Birthday to Christian Modaffari!


Friday, July 13

9 am – 6 pm Penn Yan Public Library Event in Great Room


Church  News


Advisory Council

There will be a meeting of the Advisory Council on Thursday, July 12, at 7 pm in the church library.


Sta. Lucia Elementary School

We will be collecting new and gently-used books and school supplies for Sta. Lucia Elementary School in the Philippines. They have very little in the way of adequate supplies. We will collect through the month of July, look for the Sesame Street box in the foyer. For more information see Ethel Clancy or Sue Willson.


Many Hands Make Light Work

Come to the YC courthouse lawn Wednesday evenings to enjoy the free outdoor concerts and grab a bite to eat. The Trustees are grilling hot dogs and hamburgs at their concession stand as a fund raiser for FBC. We need help with serving food etc. Please come early to help with set up at 5 pm if you can.


Mission Receipts

The Board of Mission thanks all who have contributed to the One Great Hour of Sharing. Another $14 was received bringing the total to $684. On July 1st, $238 was received for the Treasury. Remember to keep your pledges up to date during the summer. Thank You.


Attendance and Financial Report

Were you here?                    6/17                6/24                     7/1

                                                  30                    61                     80

Current Expenses               $673                $801               $3,011

BT&T                                        0                  175                    242

Total                                    $683                $976               $3,253



Community News


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. Call Stephanie Bates at 536-5515.

Phone Friends: these volunteers make brief, friendly phone calls to home bound seniors to provide support and to enhance social contact. Call Stephanie Bates at 536-5515.


Council of Churches - Upcoming Events

·        All Church Picnic at St. Paul's Church on Hamilton Street. Everyone is invited. Hot Dogs and Hamburgers will be provided, just bring a dish to pass. Weather permitting we will be outside, have games for the kids and lots of fun. But, if the rains come, we will move inside. Bring your lawn chairs, a frisbee or football!!! Call your own church office if you plan to attend so we have an approximate count. Also, need volunteers to help cook, set up (at 11:30) and clean up.

·        On July 14th, St. Paul's Church will be hosting a seminar on the prophets. The class will start at 9:30 am and conclude by 2:30 pm. Lunch will be $5 per person and we will order in pizza. Please sign up by calling 536-8165 by July 9th.

·        The Turkey Walk is November 4th. The route will be the same as the CROP Walk and starting at the Presbyterian Church. We are asking each congregation to have one coordinator. All funds raised provide meat for the food baskets for Christmas for the Needy. Last year we raised $6000, and we know the need is going up. Contact Donna Johnson at 536-2683 if you can serve as your church's coordinator.