BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetSeptember 9, 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 Chris,
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 “Shine, Jesus Shine” PB no. 77
Call to Worship
*Hymn “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise” No. 263
Anthem “This Little Light of Mine”
Something For The Child In All of Us Playette
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 John 15:1-5 NT pg. 146
*Hymn “O Word of God, Incarnate” No. 327
Sermon “Is The Power On?” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “Breathe on Me, Breath of God” No. 316
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Ed & Rita Castillo
Lay Reader: Lyle Conrad
Ushers: Judi Scheel, Charlie Miller, Greg Miller,
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:
Rachel Carter Janice Knecht Marge Moulton
Margaret Drakely Ben Loomis Dick Sharman
Ethel Hoose Fran Morse Kathryn Warren
George Jensen Barb Mortensen
Family of Emma Wheeler, Marion Perry's sister who has passed
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
Noon: Rally Day Picnic & Fishing at the Boat Launch Site
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Monday, September 10
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
Tuesday, September 11
10:30 am Mary &
Happy Birthday to Sylvia Ansley!
Wednesday, September 12
3:30 pm Bd of Missions Meeting in the Library
6 pm Evening Food Distribution
6:30 pm Cub Scouts
Thursday, September 13
7 pm Bd of Christian Education Meeting in the Library
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting in Room 201
Today is Rally Day!
As we kick off the start of another year of Christian Education you are invited to join us for a picnic and fishing at the boat launch following the worship service today.
On Tuesday the Mary &
Martha Circlewill start-up their monthly meetings. We will meet in the church library at 10:30, bring your own sandwich for lunch and dessert will be provided. Never attended before? Come check us out!
Wednesday, September 12th at 3:30 pm.
11:15 next Sunday, September 16th.
Next Sunday is American Baptist Women's Sunday
Join us for a special service planned and presented by the women of the church. The message will be “Surrounded by Missionaries”. You will also enjoy hearing several of the women from our congregation share some “on the job” information about projects and programs they are involved with.
Field Trip to
Ithaca Science Center & Earth Museum
Come join the fun as we take a trip on Saturday, September 22. Everyone is invited! Ticket prices are:
Science Center: Adults $5.50, children 4-17 yrs $3.50; : Adults $6.00, Seniors $3.50, children 4-17 yrs $2.00. The church van will leave at 9 am. Bring your ticket money and your lunch and drink as we have a lunch room reserved for us at the Earth Museum . Call the church office by Thursday, Sept. 20th if you plan to attend. You may wish to bring a few extra dollars in case we stop on the way home for a snack. Science Center
Please have all articles in to the church office by Monday, September 17th for the October Newsletter.
Circle the Date
The formal Installation of our new pastor, Rev. Stephen Sanden, will be held on Sunday, September 30th, at 2 pm. A number of guests have been invited to attend, and the service will include American Baptist Regional Staff and American Baptist Association Members. There will be a special reception following the service. This is a very important event in the life of our church and every member is encouraged to attend. Please join us for the Installation of Rev. Sanden as our new Pastor!
Rev. Sanden will be away this week.
Call the church office for pastoral needs. You will be put in contact with pastoral coverage.
ABW Collection for School Kits During September
Here is the list of items being collected through the month of September for Church World Service Kits. They may be left in the “
Sesame Street” blue box in the sanctuary. Any questions, see Diane DeLooza or any ABW.
Blunt metal scissors (rounded tip)
70 page spiral notebooks (not loose paper, 3 per kit)
30 centimeter ruler (12 inches)
Hand held pencil sharpener
New pencils (do not sharpen, 6 per kit)
Box of 24 crayons (only 24!!)
Attendance / Financial Report:
Food for the Needy
It's back-to-school time. The food pantry can use items such as cereals, mac n cheese, breakfast cereals, pudding/jello/fruit cups spaghetti and sauce. Thank You!
Donations of breakfast/granola bars, cereal, instant oatmeal, mac & cheese, jello/pudding/fruit cups, tuna etc and help packing on Wednesdays at 4 pm are greatly appreciated. These foods help keep the kids fed when mom and dads aren't at home to prepare meals.
of Penn Yan. First Baptist Church
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.
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. Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
Don't give the devil a ride -
he will want to take over the driving.