BULLETIN FOR JULY 29, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
in union with
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
224 Main StreetJuly29, 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.
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship Responsive
On Insert Reading
*Hymn “We Bow Down” On Insert
*Song of Praise “Great Is the Lord” PB no. 20
Something For The Child In All of Us
Solo Shelley Bicksler
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 Jude 1:3-5 NT pg. 332
*Hymn “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” No. 281
Sermon “Freed From Sin” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “God of Grace and God of Glory” No. 420
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Lyle, Trevor, Kevin & Calysta Conrad
Lay Reader: Trevor Conrad
Ushers: Stan Ovens, Cheryl Stewart, Erma Mullins,
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Pastor's E-Mail: email@example.com
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship
Tuesday, July 31
Happy Birthday to Kevin Conrad!
Wednesday, August 1
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Concert on the Courthouse Lawn
ABC/NYS Men's Conference
August 10, 11, 12 at
. Registration deadline is July 31 Keuka College
Theme: “Being Courageous Being Bold” Speaker: Rev. Stephen Sanden. Commuter rate: $55 for the full conference
Flyers and registration forms on table outside the church office. More information can be found at www.abmennys.org
Just a Reminder
Anyone who offered to bring food contributions for the sandwiches for the American Baptist Men's Conference is asked to check the list on the “Small Groups” bulletin board near the Great Room. Items should be brought to the kitchen no later than 2 pm Friday, August 10th, when we will gather to make the sandwiches. 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 as 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
Mission contributions for July 22nd, were $79. We also received $41 in Love Gift contributions from our women. Thank You. Please remember to keep up your pledges and donations in August. Many are counting on us.
Church Member Update
Kathryn Warren has moved to a Care Community in Avon, NY. Correspondence can be mailed to:
AvonNursing Facility, 215 Clinton Street, Avon, NY 14414.
We are fortunate to have some very caring and serving people in our congregation who do what they can and what is needed in and around the church. Thank You:
+ Nancy Marion for the improvements to the gardens by the sidewalk
+ Shelley Bicksler, Cristine Conklin, Dick Johnson, Rev. Sanden, Sheryl Robbins, Cheryl Stewart, and Barb Stewart for providing the special music in July.
Attendance and Financial Report:
Were you here? 7/8 7/15 7/22
88 85 95
Current Expenses $1,445 $2,539 $2,238
BT&T 330 30 390
Total $1,775 $2,569 $2,628
Community Supper Methodist Church
This month's supper feature will be hot dogs and hamburgs. This is a free supper provided by the congregation of PYUMC for the community. A chance to come together in friendship and fellowship. See you there: Tuesday, July 31st 5:30 pm – 7 pm.
VBS Camp Courage
Penn Yan Bible Churchis offering a open to kids ages 4 to 12 years old. Camp Courage: The Life of Daniel will be held August 6 - 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm at Vacation Bible School 2015 Kimball Road. Transportation is provided if needed. Call or go online for more information or to register. 536-4523 or www.pybc.us
Food for the Needy
Don't forget the needs of these programs over the summer. Families continue to be helped out when they can't make ends meet. Donations of non perishable items are always in demand, especially over the summer when the children don't have their free or reduced price breakfasts and lunches at school. Thank You!!!
In full swing 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 you're missing joy and peace
you are not trusting God.
~ Joyce Meyer