224 Main Street                                                        September 12, 2010

Penn Yan, New York                                                               10:00 AM


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.





Song of Praise                        “Welcome To The Family”     PB No. 39                


Welcome & Announcements


Scripture Reading                  Psalm 51:1-10                        OT pg. 627


*Hymn                         “The Church's One Foundation”            No. 442



            Dear Lord, We ask only that you would complete the work you have begun in us. Help us endure the trials which come our way so that we might grow in grace and peace. Help us to focus on what is most important. Crowd out what is evil with what is good. Grant us the wisdom to choose your way. We pray this in the name of Him who taught us to pray...


The Lord's Prayer


Anthem         “Let All The World In Every Corner Sing”         Stickles       


Children's Time


*Hymn                        “Onward Christian Soldiers”                      Insert

                                    Birthday choice of Matt Scutt


Prayers for the People


Scripture                     Matthew 14:22-23                                NT pg. 21


Message                     “Take Heart From Christ's Example” 

                                                                                 Rev. Richard Burke                                              




*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


*Prayer of Dedication


*Hymn                        “My Faith Looks Up to Thee                No. 383






*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.


Lay Reader:               Ed Castillo

Greeters:                    Polly Logan & Cindy Ovens 

Ushers:                       Judi Gibbs, Ethel Clancy, Charlie Miller,

                                   Greg Miller, George Jensen, Paul Nash, Barbara Stewart

Organist:                    Sheryl Robbins

Pastor:                        Rev. Richard D. Burke

Church Phone:            315-536-9821 

Church E-mail: 

Church Website:



Please   be   in   Prayer   for:


At Clinton Crest:        Burton Barcliff           Alice Fairbrother

                                    Gerry Lane

At the Homestead:     Helen Ansley              Virginia DeLooza

                                    Alberta Gottshall       Viola Gray                 

                                    Willie Nelson              Dick Sharman           

                                    Irene Wachala

At the Manor:            Helena Cranmer        Kathryn Clayson

                                    Margaret Hartwell     Georgia Ovens

Our Special Missionaries:

Ms. Kristy Engel – Dominican Republic

Ms. Cynthia Harper – Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester,NY


Prayers for

Mary Armstrong                    Frank Modaffari        Schroo Family

Doris Barcliff                         Barbara Mortensen   Frieda Slocum

Kathleen Beyea                     Mary Murphy          *Charlie Taylor           

Bill Gillette                             Keith Pierce             * Mr/Mrs Whitbeck

John Paul Hunt                      Lorraine Phillips          Ralph Wilkes

*Betty Johnson                     Cheryl Poole                 Rick Willson

Lori Lawrence                        Linda Potts                  Emma Wheeler

Eleanor Lerch                                                            

The Family of Rev. Douglas Passage                      

Our Service Men and Women and their families                            

Our Country and it's Leaders


This Week’s Schedule & Announcements



9:15 am Choir Practice

5 pm    Wellspring Fellowship


Monday, September 13

6:30 pm Keuka Quilters


Tuesday, September 14

7 pm Bd. Of Christian Education

7 pm Bd. Of Trustees


Wednesday, September 15

5 pm Backpack Program


Thursday, September 16

7 pm Boy Scouts


Friday, September 17

Happy Birthday to Matt Scutt!


Next Week – Sunday Sept 19

 ~ Woman’s Sunday ~


Church News


Rev. Douglas Passage passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Rev. Passage was our Pastor Emeritus, and served as our pastor from  1972 until his retirement in 1987.


2010 Church Directory

The new directories are here! You may pick up your copy in the Great Room following the service.


Hike Through Kashong Glen!

Kids of all ages:  we are hiking through Kashong Glen on Sunday, Sept. 19. Lyle Conrad will be our guide, helping to point out fossils and other interesting sights. We will leave after worship service. Bring your tennis shoes and plan to get your feet wet!


Women's Sunday!

Next Sunday is Women's Sunday. We will celebrate a service led by the women of our church. Guest speaker will be Amy Manning and we will be presenting her with the completed hygiene and school kits we have been working on.


Mary & Martha Meeting Canceled

The meeting for September will be canceled due to conflicts. 

Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 12, at 10:30 am


A Note from the Office

Your articles for the October Newsletter are due to the office by Friday, Sept. 17.


Attendance and Financial Report


Were you here?                       8/22              8/29                9/5                                                                                                                                                                                                

                                                     70                 92                  54

Current Expenses               $1,766          $1,353            $3,148

Missions                                    444               680                 549

BT&T                                          20            1,814                 355

Total                                     $2,230           $3,847           $4,052


Community News


Aging Nutrition Program

The ProAction Yates County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program is looking for volunteers to help our with evening dinners that are held at St. Michael's Church. These dinners are served about once a month and are an opportunity for seniors in Yates County to get together and socialize. Volunteers can be anyone over the age of 16 and available after 3 pm. If interested call the ProAction Nutrition Site at 536-6038 and ask to speak with Alayne Badmone for more details.



Welcome to First Baptist Church 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.


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.



“Faith makes all things possible…

love makes all things easy.”


                                            ~ Dwight L. Moody