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Our Service of Worship and Praise
224 Main Street, Penn Yan, New York
August 14, 2016

  Prelude & Chimes

  Welcome & Announcements

*Responsive Call to Worship 129

*Congregational Song ......... “Sing To the King” - No. 12

*Congregational Song ......... “Here I Am to Worship” - No. 130

  Special Music -.................... Shelley Bicksler

  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer

        *Offertory Prayer

*Congregational Song ....... “Spirit of the Living God” - No. 330

  Scripture Reading ............. 2 Peter 1:10-13

  Message .......................... “Remember” - Rev. Stephen Sanden

*Congregational Song ....... “I Surrender All” - No. 625

*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: Judi Scheel head usher, Karen Rasmussen, Paul Nash, George Jensen

Please join us in the Great Room after the service for coffee hour and a time of fellowship.

Please Be in Prayer For

Rita Castillo John Decker Thelma Estimo Doug Gibbs Tech SGT Dan Green Don & Beverly Hall Chris Holder Richard Johnson Eliza Moore Don Ovens Barbara Ritz The Family of Doris Norman The Family of Marjorie Cornell 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 Mary Armstrong Clinton Crest: Jim Best Doris Barcliff The Homestead: Helen Ansley 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, Sunday, August 14
10 am Worship Service
5 pm Wellspring Service
Happy Birthday to Cheryl Stewart!

Monday, August 15
5 pm Church & Community Supper – meatloaf

Tuesday, August 16
3 pm Backpack
7 pm W. rehearsal
7 pm K Quilters

Wednesday, August 17
Happy Birthday to Betty Johnson!

Thursday, August 18
Happy Birthday to Rita Castillo!
Happy Birthday to Richard Johnson!
Happy Birthday to Karen Sanden!

8/21 Ushers: S. Ovens, C. Ovens, C. Watkins, J. Clancy

News and Upcoming Events

Now happening! - 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

Church & Community Supper - Monday, August 15
Suppers are held each Monday at 5:00 PM. Cost - $3:00
This week - Meatloaf!

Newsletter deadline - Monday, August 22
September Church Newsletter articles are due August 22, 2016.

Keuka College “Houses of Worship Carnival"Saturday, September 3
Help Us Introduce FBC to College Students! September 3rd is the Keuka College “Houses of Worship Carnival”. An opportunity to let the students meet the area churches through games and food that will help draw the kids in, and to begin a conversation. See Pastor Steve if you would like to be a part of this.

To Leon & Eleanor Stiles on their 75th Wedding Anniversary last week. You are an inspiration and a blessing to us!

School Kits for Church World Service
We Have 17 and Counting!
The American Baptist Women are again collecting items to fill backpacks with school supplies. Now is the time for back-to-school sales!
Thank you for any items that you can donate.

One pair of blunt (round-tip) metal scissors
Three 70 page spiral notebooks (no loose-leaf or filler paper)
One 30 centimeter ruler (12 inch)
One hand-held pencil sharpener
One Large eraser
Six new pencils with erasers (do no sharpen)
One box of 24 crayons (only 24)
“I shopped at the Dollar Stores in town and spent only $4.50 for what was needed for one backpack! Now, that’s a bargain!”

August Backpack Program
Cereal and Granola Bars: good carbohydrates for long energy!
* It’s easier to build strong children, than to repair broken men.
(We realize that many of us are on a fixed income and adding anything extra to our budget isn’t always easy. We want you to know how much we appreciate what you do, do.) Thank You!

Were you here? July 3 July 10 July 17 July 24 July 31 Sept. 7 62 46 37 48 42 At. Pres. Pledges & Loose offerings Needed each week: $1,825 July 3 July 10 July 31 July 24 July 31 Sept. 7 $2,617 $6,163 $1,264 $1,175 $1,688 $1268

Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World ~ Thailand and United States ~
Duane and Marcia Binkley serve ethnic Karen, Chin and Kachin refugees originally from the country of Burma who are coming to live in the U.S. as legal immigrants. They are partnering with Central Baptist Theological Seminary to organize training classes for pastors and church leaders among these ethnic communities. They also maintain relationships with Baptist organizations in Thailand and within the refugee camps along the Thai-Burma border. The Binkley’s are jointly appointed by International Ministries (IM) and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF). Within the U.S., they work with national and regional mission entities of American Baptist Churches USA (ABC), CBF and the local churches of ABC and CBF. Languages used in ministry: Karen, Thai.

Mission Giving

The combined Mission giving for July 31st and August 7th was $476 for our Budget and $8 in Backpack Pennies. Thank You!

Community News and Events

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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