BULLETIN FOR JULY 22, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
in union with
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
224 Main StreetJuly22, 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 “Thou Art Worthy” PB# 73
Call to Worship
*Hymn “Arise, Your Light Has Come” No. 411
Something For The Child In All of Us
Solo Dick Johnson
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 1 Peter 1:13-16 NT pg. 316
*Hymn “Change My Heart, O God” PB#25
Sermon “Be Holy” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “Take Time to Be Holy” On Insert
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Barbara Stewart
Ushers: Sheryl Robbins & Matt Scutt
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 Janice Knecht Marion Perry
Rosie Cropp Andrea LeClair Kathryn Warren
Steve Davis Eleanor Lerch Emma Wheeler
Bruce Gilman Fran Morse Ellen & Tom Wilkie
Connie Glover Michael McBride Stacy Whitney
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
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship
Tuesday, July 24
Wednesday, July 25
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Concert on the Courthouse Lawn
Thursday, July 26
9 am Food for the Needy – set up
Friday, July 27
9 am Food for the Needy - distribution
Sunday, July 29
10 am Worship Service
11 am Fellowship Hour
The Board of
reports that thanks to a donation of $30, our One Great Hour of Sharing total is now at $714. Mission MissionTreasury income for July 15th was $154.40. Thank You.
Can You Help?
Don't forget our collection of new or gently used school supplies and books for the children of
Sta. Lucia Elementary Schoolin the They have very little in the way of adequate supplies. We will be collecting through the month of July. For more information see Ethel Clancy or Sue Willson. Thank you. Philippines
Attendance and Financial Report
7/1 7/8 7/15
Were you here? 80 88 85
Current Expenses $3,011 $1,445 $2,539
BT&T 242 330 30
Total $3,253 $1,775 $2,569
International Missionary Jim Kelsey
Accepts Call as Executive Minister of
ABC-NYS International Ministries
The Rev. Dr. James Kelsey, American Baptist IM in
Italy, has been called as the executive minister of American Baptist Churches of . Kelsey will begin serving in this position on August 16, 2012. New York State
Jim's wife Debbie, also an ordained AB minister, will continue to serve as a missionary with IM. Debbie is currently on U.S./Puerto Rico assignment.
The Kelseys have served as IM missionaries in
Belgiumand . Most recently they partnered with the Italian Baptist Italy Unionto work with African immigrants. Kelsey established a program that focuses on theological formation for African pastors and has worked with their churches, providing training, pastoral care and preaching.
“I have enjoyed my years of service with IM and have been honored to serve in an organization with such a storied history and vigorous ongoing ministry. The staff and missionaries at IM have enriched my life and demonstrated daily faithfulness, patience, and giftedness”, commented Kelsey.
Reid Trulson, IM executive director expresses his admiration for Kelsey's service to IM and IM's partners. “The quality of Jim's multi-cultural ministry in Europe led to invitations in recent years for him to also help train pastors in
. This, along with his own experience in pastoral ministry, has equipped him well for his work as Executive Minister of Vietnam ,” Trulson commented. “As well as a deep commitment to our Lord Jesus Christ and a strong sense of call, Jim brings a broad spectrum of experience and gifts for ministry. Jim's gifts for administration, his passion for local churches and their leaders, and his rich experience as an American Baptist make him an excellent fit for us,” said New York State
Rev. Lynn Sullivan, president of ABC-NYS
Food for the Needy
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.
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.
If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it.
If He had a wallet your photo would be in it.
He sends you flowers every spring
and a sunrise every morning...
Face it, friend. He is crazy about you!
~ Max Lucado