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Our Service of Worship and Praise
224 Main Street, Penn Yan, New York
July 24, 2016

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ......... “How Majestic Is Your Name” - No. 52
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “Ancient Words” - No. 344
  Special Music
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. 2 Peter 1:1-4
*Congregational Song ....... “Standing on the Promises” - No. 339
  Message .......................... “Precious Promises” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” - No. 96
*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: Greg Miller head usher, Erik Miller, Sheryl Robbins, Trevor Conrad

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 Community, Country and Leaders >Those who are struggling with addictions >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

Today, July 24
10 am Worship Service
5 pm Wellspring Service

Monday, July 25
5 pm Church & Community Supper – meatloaf

Tuesday, July 26
3 pm Backpack
7 pm W. rehearsal
7 pm F. Square Dance

Wednesday, July 27
2 pm Fiesta Fun Day
6:30 pm YC concert

Friday, July 29
9 am Keuka Food Distribution

Sunday, July 31 Ushers: S. Ovens, C. Ovens, E. Mullins, C. Stewart


News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper - Monday, July 25th
Suppers are held each Monday at 5:00 PM. Cost - $3:00
This week - Meatloaf!

Fiesta Fun Day! - Wednesday, 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!

5th Sunday - Sunday, July 31
Next week you will find special envelopes in the bulletins as we give “what we can” to help reduce the budget deficit.

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 July 17 51 40 62 46 37 Pledges & Loose offerings Needed each week: $1,825 June 19 June 26 July 3 July 10 July 31 $874 $314 $2,617 $6,163 $1,264


Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World ~ Thailand ~
Jeni Pedzinski has been appointed to serve on the leadership team at the New Life Center Foundation (NLCF) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Established in 1987, the New Life Center serves young ethnic minority (tribal) women who are at risk for, or survivors of, human trafficking, forced labor and sexual abuse. NLCF residents are provided with shelter, education, vocational and life skills training and legal assistance. Special therapeutic activities for survivors include comprehensive art, dance, and music therapy and individual counseling. With degrees in development and Christian theology, Jeni will provide administrative support, Christian discipleship and financial literacy training to NLCF staff and program beneficiaries. In partnership with the NLCF’s senior staff, she will write grants, oversee the monitoring and evaluation of program outcomes and assist with public relations. Language used in ministry: Thai

Mission Giving

Thank you for your Mission contributions on July 17th.
We received $311.50 for the budget and $5.50 in Backpack Pennies.


Community News and Events

Community Café - Tuesday, July 26
Everyone is welcome to the famous annual cookout. Tuesday, July 26th. Free and open to the community. Always the last Tuesday of every month.

Christmas in July - Saturday, July 30th
Ecumenical Worship Service, Saturday, July 30th at Noon on the Courthouse Lawn. Bring a chair or blanket. Free hot dogs and cupcakes following worship. Sponsored by the Penn Yan Area Council of Churches. Come, celebrate the birth of Christ!

Cancer Support Program
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


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