BULLETIN FOR JULY 15, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
in union with
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
224 Main StreetJuly15, 2012
10:00 AM Yan, New York
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 “He Is Exalted” PB #44
Call to Worship
*Hymn “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” No. 356
Something For The Child In All of Us
Solo Stephen Sanden
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 Romans 13:11-14 NT pg. 216
*Hymn “Be Thou My Vision” No. 339
Sermon “ Investment Advice” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “Make Me a Blessing” PB#10
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Russ Scheel
Greeters: Russ & Judi Scheel
Ushers: Stan Ovens, Cindy Ovens, Cliff LaBarr
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Pastor's E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
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 Michael McBride Ellen & Tom Wilkie
Janice Knecht Stacy Whitney
Family of Mary Murphy – Eva Dillon's daughter who passed away
Family of Miriam Masteller – Janice Knecht's mother
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. & Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Fox –
Mr. Jeromy Emerling – Friendship House,
ClarkMeadows: Ralph Wilkes
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Necia Smith Doris Barcliff Clinton
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Irene Wachala Dick Sharman
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Margaret Hartwell
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and Leaders
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
1 pm All Churches Picnic at
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship
Wednesday, July 18
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Concert on the Courthouse Lawn
Friday, July 20
Happy Birthday to Guy Love!
Saturday, July 21
Happy Birthday to Margaret Hartwell!
Sunday, July 22
10 am Worship Service
11 am fellowship Hour
Books for Sta. Lucia
We will be collecting new and gently-used books and school supplies for
Sta. Lucia Elementary Schoolin the through the month of July. They have very little in the way of adequate supplies. For more information see Ethel Clancy or Sue Willson. Philippines
From Your Board of Missions
Mission income for July 8th, was $193. The two week average is $215.50. We need an average of $300 per week to meet our July obligations. We received a “Thank You” from Church World Service for our contributions to the Blanket + program.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 6/24 7/1 7/8
61 80 88
Current Expenses $801 $3,011 $1,445
BT&T 175 242 330
Total $976 $3,253 $1,775
Food for the Needy
Next Friday, July 27th is the distribution day. Volunteers are always needed to help on that day with carry outs etc. Great outreach for kids to get involved with. Spend an hour or several – Thank You!
Is in full swing again for the summer to help keep hungry Yates Co. kids fed. If they qualified for free breakfast/lunches during the school year, there's a good chance they are going hungry over the summer while school is not in session. Donations of breakfast/granola bars, cereal, instant oatmeal, mac & cheese, fruit cups, tuna etc and help packing on Wednesdays at 4 pm are greatly appreciated.
The Yates Co. Office for the Aging is in Need of Volunteers
Home Delivered Meal Drivers to deliver 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.
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 if interested in serving.
Upcoming Events From the Penn Yan Council of Churches
· All Church Picnic at
's Church on St. Paul Hamilton Street. Everyone is invited. Hot Dogs and Hamburgers will be provided, 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!!! Also, need volunteers to help cook, set up (at 11:30) and clean up.
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. Turkey
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. First Baptist Church
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.
Be Still and Know
Somewhere along the way, I forgot how to be still. Having six children, and then entering the work force, I stayed active from morning until night, sometimes not sitting down all day. I even multi-tasked in the shower! Overloaded and overwhelmed, consumed with my responsibilities, I ignored Gods' directives to be still and consider his wondrous works.
A dear Christian friend patiently asked me to slow down. At last, I heeded her advice. At first, I actually needed to set the kitchen timer for thirty minutes to make myself sit still. I sat on my deck in the early evenings, watching the clouds float by, listening to the birds. During those times, my soul became quiet and still; I communed with God in my heart. I experienced renewed peace as I took time to talk with God.
Now I have a renewed appreciation for who God is: the Creator of the Universe and the lover of my soul. I believe God is truly pleased when I practice this Scripture: be still and know him.
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