BULLETIN FOR JULY 14, 2013
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224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
July 14, 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.
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
*Song of Praise “In Christ Alone” On Insert
*Call to Worship
*Hymn “We Bow Down” On Insert
Special Music “Are You Washed In the Blood” Greg Marion
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.
Scripture Reading Matthew 6:5-8 Pew Bible NT pg. 7
*Hymn “Change My Heart” PB no. 25
Sermon “Prattle, Babble and Foolishness” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Hymn “Sweet Hour of Prayer” On Insert
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box695, Penn Yan
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
Pastor's E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ushers/Greeters Judi Scheel, head usher
George Jensen, Paul Nash, Karen Rasmussen
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Tom Burke Cristine Conklin Kalie Greene
ClydeDillon Hunter Greene
Deb Clancy Jennifer Slocum
Marge Moulton – at Keuka Comfort Care Home
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West,
Courtney Crisler, The Place,
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Margaret Drakeley Doris Barcliff Clinton
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Necia Smith
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
- 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.
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, July 15
5 pm Church Supper – boneless pork in mushroom gravy w/wild rice
Wednesday, July 17
Fund-raiser Pre-Concert Cookout Church
6:30 pm Yates Co. Concert in the Park
Saturday, July 20
Happy Birthday to Guy Love!
Supper - July 15th ~ 5pm Monday Church
On the menu - boneless pork in mushroom gravy w/wild rice, salad, roll, desert!
Carrie and Sean Ahearn will continue to prepare the church suppers in July. In August, Pastor Steve and Karen and others will be your supper hosts.
Summer Concert Series - July 17th
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!
FBC Men’s Group - July 27th
Our First Baptist Men’s Group will meet on Saturday, July 27th for coffee, donuts, fellowship and devotions. Following that we will work together on projects to improve our church’s outdoor appearance – weather permitting. All men and young men are invited to join us. See you at 8 am Saturday, July 27th.
“Fearless in Christ” AB Men - August 9 - 11
This is the theme for the AB Men NYS Gathering taking place at Keuka College August 9-11th. There will be small groups, youth programs, workshops, great food and fishing. See Don Lawrence or visit www.abmennys.org for information/registration.
“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.
Well Done Charlie Miller!
Today Charlie will be “Ringing the Church
” for the 4000th time! Bell
We are blessed to have Charlie in our church family. Be sure to thank him for his faithful service to
. First Baptist Church
Thank You! Vacation Bible School
Without the following people, our 2013 VBS would not have been possible. Thank you to: Suzy Willson, Joan Strong, Jeff Champlin, Alec Champlin, Pam Scutt, Lyle Conrad, Greg Marion, Nancy Marion, Diane DeLooza, Lisa Wood, Erma Mullins, Tammy Miller, Paulina Reid, Denise Jose, Betsey Comstock, Karen Sanden, Pastor Sanden, Eileen Modaffari, Calysta Conrad, McKenzie Arroyd
Rich Stewart, Karen Rasmussen, Cathy MacDougall and Barbara Burke.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 6/16 6/23 6/30 7/7
59 61 94
Local Budget $1,324 $1,027 $1,636 $2,788
ROBERTA STEPHENS – American Baptist Missionary in
Roberta’s first assignment was to work with students at a mission school called Skokie Girls’ School in the northeastern city of
for 18 years. She taught English conversation, spoke in daily chapel services and worked with small groups and a Bible club. She also coordinated the Skokei Abroad American home-stay program through the school. Her second assignment focused on working in small churches located in rural towns outside of Sendai . This led her into leadership of a small gathering of believers called Sendai Shichigahama Preaching Place. There, the numbers in Sunday worship gradually increased to the point where the group bought its own building and have hired a Japanese pastor. During this period of ten years, Roberta particularly enjoyed evangelism and discipleship through Bible study.
Board of Missions July Spotlight Item
The Spotlight Item for the Backpack Program is: macaroni & cheese (box or cups)
Missionincome for the Treasury was $145.10. We received another $2 for One Great Hour of Sharing and another $4 in pennies. Thank you.
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
Habitat for Humanity Yates County
As covenant churches in partnership with YCHH, we express our most sincere gratitude for the help that you give us. We will soon be establishing a partnership with our 14th family in Yates Co., as we continue to build lives and communities and again ask you to remember us in your prayers.
We would also ask that if there are any in your congregation who love to cook, bake or buy, we are always in need of goodies for our Wednesday or Saturday coffee breaks and our Wednesday noon lunches. Charlie Marks in in the process of establishing a list of available persons or groups. If interested would you please contact him at 536-8213. Thank you.
First Baptist Churchof 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. Geneva
Boot Camp 2013
An annual youth leadership event for youth grades 7th – 12th, hosted by
. The mission: Using military style training methods, the purpose of Boot Camp is to demonstrate that faith in Christ is real and has relevance and practical use in everyday life. The Vision: We will use a military style of training and Biblical truth to install basic values in the youth of our surrounding area, encouraging them to create or strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ. Contact Brookfield First Baptist Church Baptist for info and forms at 315-899-6249. See a promo video at 1st Baptist’s Facebook page. Brookfield
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
. 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. First Baptist Church
John 3: 16