BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetSeptember 16, 2012
10:00 AM Yan, New York
American Baptist Women's
In commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
and to the mission of the church and
through the enabling of the Holy Spirit,
American Baptist Women's Ministries provides
opportunities for each woman and girl to:
- become and develop as God's person
- build God's faith community and
- serve God's world.
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements Judi Scheel
*Song of Praise “I Will Serve You” PB no. 54
Scripture Reading Jeremiah 18:1-6 - OT pg. 840 Pew Bible - Eileen Modafarri
Unison Prayer Tammy Miller
Dear Heavenly Father, we are all broken pieces mended by your love. We need your help Lord, to open our hearts and our hands to all those broken pieces, one piece at a time. May your loving light shine through us to help mend those pieces in your comforting grace. And may we together become a beautiful work that brings glory to your name. Amen.
*Hymn “Morning Has Broken” No. 469
Women's Choir “The Potter's Hand” Written by Darlene Zchech
Children's Time Cheryl Stewart
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer Barbara 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.
Offertory Prayer Sheryl Robbins
*Hymn “We Give Thee but Thine Own”. No. 428
Scripture Reading Matthew 25:35-40 - NT pg. 38 Pew Bible - Karen Rasmussen
Sermon “Surrounded By Missionaries”
Diane DeLooza, Rita Castillo, Kathie Lawrence,
Erma Mullins, Marge Cornell
*Hymn “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” No. 438
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Pam Scutt
Lay Reader: Karen Rasmussen
Ushers: Sue Willson, Karen Rasmussen, Ethel Clancy,
Elizabeth Ortiz, Eileen Modafarri
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
Julanne Guild Fran Morse Kathryn Warren
Ethel Hoose Barb Mortensen
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
11:15 am Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Monday, September 17
October Newsletter Articles Due
Happy Birthday to Matt Scutt!
Thursday, September 20
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting in Room 201
Happy Birthday to Pat Ames!
Saturday, September 22
9 am Field Trip to
Field Trip to
Ithaca Science Center & Earth Museum
Come join the fun as we take a trip this 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
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!
School Kits Collection
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 and Financial Report
Were you here? 8/26 9/2 9/9
Current Expenses $2,346 $5,435 $812
BT&T 1,400 67
Total $2,426 $6,835 $879
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.
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.
Exit doors are located at the rear of the sanctuary, at the front and out the foyer, and at the rear of the building at the kitchen and stairwell.
We are the clay ~ You are the potter
We are all the work of Your hands.