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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ July 19, 2015 ~

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ..... “O Worship The King” - No. 24
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “The Church’s One Foundation” - No. 346
  Special Music ................. Gareth Fishbaugh
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading .............. Ephesians 2:14-22
*Congregational Song ....... “Open My Eyes That I May See” - No. 443
  Message .......................... “The Peacemaker” - Rev. Don Lawrence
*Congregational Song ....... “We Are Called To Be God’s People” - No. 391
*Benediction ~ Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

You are invited to join us in the Great Room for refreshments and fellowship following the Service.

Today's Message: Rev. Don Lawrence
Special music: Gareth Fishbaugh
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Ushers & Greeters: Stan & Cindy Ovens, Charlie Watkins

Please Be in Prayer For

Shirley Butterfield     Dan Emerson     Donald Hall
Beverly Hall            Chris Holder    Janice Knecht
Eliza Moore             Don Ovens       Barbara Ritz

Our Special Interest Missionaries:
International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy
Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministry

ABW Scholarship Woman: Cheyenne Skinner

Clinton Crest: Doris Barcliff     Doris Norman 
The Homestead: Helen Ansley	  Virginia DeLooza
	       Marge Cornell      Kathryn Clayson
The Manor:     Billie Potts       Mary Armstrong
               Margaret Mills     Bessie Decker
               Margaret Drakeley  Veronica Sedlock

> 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

10 am Worship Service
11 am Fellowship Hour
5 pm Wellspring service

Monday, July 20
5 pm Church Supper – goulash
7 pm Community Chorus rehearsal
7 pm Health Seminar

Wednesday, July 22
4 pm Backpack Program
6 pm Cub Scouts
6:30 pm Yates County Summer Concert - Community Chorus

Friday, July 24
9 am FBC Yard/Craft/Bake Sale

Saturday, July 25
9 am FBC Yard/Craft/Bake Sale

News and Upcoming Events

Monday Church / Community Supper - Monday, July 20
5:00PM ~ $3.00 ~ goulash
No Vacation - a reminder that the Monday Church & Community Suppers continue on thru the summer. See the July/August Newsletter for a list of the coming menus. $3.00 per person includes a good meal and good fellowship!

Yates County Summer Concert Series - Wednesday, July 15
This week - Penn Yan Community Chorus.

This Coming Weekend: Yard/Craft/Bake Sale
A reminder that all donations need to be received to the church by this Wed. We are receiving your donations of furniture, small appliances, kitchen and home décor items, infant/toddler clothing and toys. No adult clothing please. Items need to be clean and in good repair. Bill Decker, 607-243-5843 is available to pick up donations. All proceeds of this sale go to our Church. The annual FBC Yard Sale will take place July 24-26th. Bring your items to the church basement. Help will be needed at the time of the sale.

Sandwiches for AB Men
Please speak with Kathie Lawrence if you can help with food or monetary contributions for the sandwiches for the American Baptist Men’s Conference or if you can help make sandwiches on Friday, August 7th at 2 pm.

Volunteers Needed To write letters to inmates who request to be written to. To visit inmates who would like to be visited. Who has a heart to help others change direction in life Who wants to make a difference in our community showing love, patience and kindness to those who are seeking change. For more information call Gary at 315-694-2511 or Doug at 585-755-0721.

June items for Milly’s Backpack Program: Fruit/Applesauce/Pudding/Jello Cups

Were you here?
June 7     June 14     June 21     July 5
   56         45          52      (At Pres.)

Received Last Week:
Pledges & Loose Offerings: $1,442 
Needed each week: $1,825

Our Church's Mission

Mission Nugget - Mission Around the World

Jill and Mike Lowery work with the Congolese Baptist Community (CBCO), continuing the efforts American Baptist began in the Democratic Republic of Congo more than a century ago. Mike is an administrator and a professor at the Pastor’s Institute in Kikongo. He works to equip leaders for ministry in rural churches in the Bandundu region of Congo. Mike is also currently serving as pastor of the International Protestant Church of Kinshasa. Jill works with the national Women’s Office of CBCO in ministries reaching out to unwed mothers and young women who are at risk to prostitution. The Lowery’s goal is to provide a spiritual foundation, as well as job training, that would empower their young women to move on to a better life. Languages used in ministry: French, Kituba, Lingala and English

Mission Budget Contributions
Mission giving for July 5th and 12th was $574.50 for the budget; $150 for Love Gift; another $10 for One Great Hour of Sharing and $5.30 in pennies for the Backpack Program. Thank you.

Community News and Events

Yates County Summer Concert Series - Wednesday, July 22
Weekly concerts are held at 6:30 pm on the Yates County Courthouse Lawn.
In case of bad weather, concerts will be held in our sanctuary.
This week - Penn Yan Community Chorus!

Your Great Name ~ Natalie Grant

Jesus, worthy is the Lamb that was slain for us
Son of God and man, You are high and lifted up
That all the world will praise Your great name.

Lost are saved, find their way at the sound of Your great name
All condemned, feel no shame at the sound of Your great name
Every fear, has no place at the sound of Your great name
The enemy, he has to leave at the sound of Your great name

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

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