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First Baptist Church
Bulletin Penn Yan, New York
~ August 2, 2015 ~
Our Service of Worship and Praise
Prelude & Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ..... “Come Now Is the Time to Worship” Medley - No. 30, 31, 32
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “Holy, Holy, Holy” - No. 68
Special Music ................. “Lily of The Valley” - Greg Marion
Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
Scripture Reading .............. John 4:23-24
*Congregational Song ....... “Open the Eyes of My Heart” - No. 66
Message .......................... “Worship In Truth” - Rev. Stephen Sanden Sanden
*Congregational Song ....... “Come Just as You Are” - No. 411
Welcome to the Lord’s Table
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
*Benediction ~ Postlude
*If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.
Today's Message: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Special music: Gregg Marion
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Pianist: Gail Younge
Ushers & Greeters: Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart, Lyle Conrad, Charlie Miller
Malcom Bourne Shirley Butterfield Dan Emerson
Donald Hall Beverly Hall Chris Holder
Janice Knecht Eliza Moore Don Ovens
Ed & Rita Castillo as they serve at Green Lake
Conference Center in Wisconsin over the summer months.
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
Wednesday, August 5
4 pm Backpack Program
6:30 pm Yates County Summer Concert
7 pm Cub Scout meeting
7 pm Habitat meeting
Happy Birthday to Charlie Watkins!
Friday, August 7
2 pm Sandwich making
Saturday, August 8
10 am Mobile Food Pantry
Note From the Kitchen
The Monday church & community suppers will take a break until September 14th. When we return will you consider lending a hand in setting up, cleaning up or in some other capacity? See Bill Decker.
Yates County Summer Concert Series - Wednesday, August 5
The next to last concert of the series. This week: The Penn Yan Community Band!
Sandwich Making - Friday, August 7
If you can help make sandwiches on Friday, August 7th at 2:00 pm for the AB Men’s Conference, please see Kathie Lawrence today. If you want to contribute or have forgotten what you signed up for, she has the list! Thank you.
Newsletter deadline - August 17
*Your articles for the September Newsletter are due to the office by August 17. Thank you.
Keuka College Carnival - August 29
Once again this year, Keuka College will hold a carnival-type event at the start of the fall semester (August 29) that will give area churches a chance to connect with students interested in attending church services. Churches are encouraged to have games and treats to draw the students in and give an opportunity to hand out information. There will be a live band providing music. We need 2 or 3 people to help out. See Pastor Steve if you would like to be a part of this.
Yard Sale News
Our sale raised $1,441 for our church. I want to sincerely thank the committee members Karen Rasmussen, Karen Sanden and Bill Decker for helping to organize, publicize, set up, carry out and tear down the yard sale. I also want to give a big thank you to the volunteers who helped: Rev. Sanden, George Jensen, Lyle Conrad, Diane DeLooza, Erma Mullins, Don Lawrence and Greg Marion. Your help was a life saver. I also want to thank those who contributed items to the sale and/or purchased items. Thank you all!!!
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 see Pastor Sanden, call Gary at 315-694-2511 or Doug at 585-755-0721.
July items for Milly’s Backpack Program: Fruit/Applesauce/Pudding/Jello Cups
Needs for August: Cereal and Granola Bars
Were you here?
June 21 July 5 July 12 July 19 July 26
52 (At Pres.) 55 43 45
Received Last Week:
Pledges & Loose Offerings: $1,968
Needed each week: $1,825
Mission Around the World
Katherine and Wayne Niles have served in the Democratic Republic of Congo for many years. Wayne serves as a seconded missionary to Interchurch Medical Assistance and is involved in full-time service with health and development activities in Congo. Additionally, Wayne has been helping Congolese people through a development project to grow more food. Among other activities, the project distributes new seeds, disease resistant crops and offers women’s groups small loans to purchase machines for hulling, milling, and producing oil. Katherine is working with a group of Congolese Christian professionals in training Community leaders, urban and rural, to be promoters of health in their communities. The staff of a church related health center in Kinshasa is also using her expertise to make their medical ministry more holistic as they care for urban poor people.Languages used in Ministry: French, Lingala, Kituba, and Kikongol
Mission Budget Contributions
Thank you for your contributions to our Mission Budget of $458.
We were able to pay our united Mission Basics and the PSALM Fund donations. We also received $11.50 in Backpack Program Pennies, bringing that total to $16.80.
Community News and Events
Yates County Summer Concert Series - Wednesday, August 9
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 Yam Community Band
G Force VBS - August 17-21
Children will experience God’s unstoppable love and discover how to fuel up and put God’s love in action. VBS at Penn Yan United Methodist Church, August 17-21, 9 am to noon. Ages 3 to grade 5th.
For more info or to volunteer, call the church office at 536-6711 or Linda Snyder at 536-8844.
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
Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com