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Our Service of Worship and Praise
224 Main Street, Penn Yan, New York
July 17, 2016

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ......... “He Has Made Me Glad“ No. 579 ~ “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise” -No. 581
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “O Lord, Your Beautiful” - No. 34
  Special Music - Gail Yonge
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. 1 Peter 5:8-14
*Congregational Song ....... “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” - No. 656
  Message .......................... “Be Alert” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Onward, Christian Soldiers” - No. 660
*Benediction, Postlude
      *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Pastor - Rev. Stephen Sanden
Organ, Piano: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Today’s Ushers and Greeters: Stan Ovens head usher, Cindy Ovens, Charlie Watkins, Jack Clancy

Please join us in the Great Room after the service for coffee hour and a time of fellowship.


Please Be in Prayer For

Malcom Bourne Rita Castillo John Decker Rod & Rose Esidro Thelma Estimo Doug Gibbs Tech SGT Dan Green Donald, Beverly Hall Chris Holder Richard Johnson Eliza Moore Don Ovens Barbara Ritz Our Special Interest Missionaries: International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries ABW Scholarship girl: Olivai O’Connell At The Manor: Billie Potts Veronica Sedlock Margaret Drakeley Doris Norman Mary Armstrong Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley Marge Cornell Virginia DeLooza Wayne Hancock > Our Church and Pastor > Our Our Community, Country and Leaders > Men and Women of our Armed Forces and their Families Prayer Needs: If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital or homebound, please call the church office at 536-9821 to let the pastor know. Visitation Needs: If you or someone you know would like a pastoral visit, please use the prayer request cards in the pews and place in the offering plate, or speak with Pastor Sanden directly to make your wishes known.


This Week at First Baptist

Happy Belated Birthday to Bill Decker! July 16th

Today, July 17
10 am Worship Service
5 pm Wellspring Service

Monday, July 18
5 pm Church & Community Supper – goulash
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal

Tuesday, July 19
3 pm Backpack
7 pm W. rehearsal

Wednesday, July 20
6:30 pm YC concert
Happy Birthday to Guy Love!

Sunday, July 24 Ushers: G. Miller, E. Miller, S. Robbins, T. Conrad


News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper - Monday, July 18th
Suppers are held each Monday at 5:00 PM. Cost - $3:00
This week - Goulash!

Fiesta Fun Day! - July 27
Kids, come join us for a special day of fun on Wednesday, July 27th from 2 – 4 pm. All children are invited to join us for songs, games and ice cream!

AB Men NYS Men’s Rally - August 12, 13, 14
At the Keuka College Campus. Featured Speaker: Rev. Dr. Marlowe V.N. Washington. Saturday concert by: Copper Coins (open to the public) For more information, on-line registration, and forms visit: baptistmennys.weebly.com Forms also available in the church office.

July Backpack Program
Oatmeal or Cereal – kids are home for the summer, they need an easy breakfast to prepare. Your donations are a HUGE help!

Were you here? June 19 June 26 July 3 July 10 51 40 62 46 Pledges & Loose offerings Needed each week: $1,825 June 19 June 26 July 3 July 10 $874 $314 $2,617 $6,163


Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World ~ Thailand ~
Kit Riply is primarily involved in the ministry of the New Life Center Foundation (NLCF) in northern Thailand. The NLCF works with tribal minority girls who are survivors of labor exploitation and abuse. Kit’s work there includes teaching therapeutic art classes, guest relations, staff development and training, report writing and administration. Additionally, Kit leads therapeutic art workshops and art and prayer retreats for Christian workers in Asia through the ministry of the Imago Art studio. Languages sued in ministry: Thai

Mission Giving

Thank you for your Mission Contributions on July 10th. We received $397.50 in pledges and $7 to start off our next “Penny Collection”. In additions an anonymous contribution of $1,216 was made. Thank you very much!


Community News and Events

Cancer support
The Living Well will be providing a ministry of Cancer Support to people living in Yates Co. They want to pull together a core group of volunteers to outline and to be a part of this ministry going forward. If you would like to volunteer and you have a passion about helping others who are going through a cancer situation there will be an organizational meeting on Thursday, August 4th at 4 pm at The Well. For questions call Sandi Perl at The Well at 536-0838 or e-mail at sandiperl@gmail.com

Vacation Bible School for Families
Come join us for some family time at PYUMC VBS on Thursdays beginning July 21 – Aug. 18. There will be storytelling, crafts, games, missions and songs. The evening will begin with a simple supper at 5:45 pm and end at 8:15. To register your family, call Linda Snyder at 536-8844 or email to snyder2457@hotmail.com


Service Information

We are glad you’ve joined us!
We hope you’ll have a rich experience as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.

If you are a guest here today, in the pew in front of you, you will find a Guest Information card. We would like to get to know you better, please take a moment to fill it out and place it in the offering plate.

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.

For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance


Church information

Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY

Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Home: 315-536-6385
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
Office: 315-536-9821
Email: revsanden@aim.com

Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn

Secretary: Peggy Smart
Church Office: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Email: pyfbc224@gmail.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com