BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street September 25, 2011
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 “Because He Lives” No. 23 PB
Welcome & Announcements
Moment for Mission Greg Miller
*Call To Worship
Pastor: May all who enter here experience peace!
People: May all who enter here find rest!
Pastor: May all who enter here feel safe!
People: May all who enter here know that God dwells among us!
All: Praise Be To God!
*Hymn “Within Your Shelter, Loving God” No. 212
Responsive Reading Psalm 40 OT Pg. 619
God grant me serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time. Accepting Lordship as a pathway to peace. Taking, as Jesus did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it. Trusting that you will make all things right if I surrender to your will. So that I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with you forever in the next. Amen.
Something For the Child In All of Us
Anthem “Thanks Be To God”
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever and ever. Amen.
*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.
*Hymn “Loving Spirit” No. 323
New Testament Reading 1Peter 5:6-11 NT Pg. 319
Sermon “God Cares For You” Rev. Linda Foody
*Hymn “Kum Ba Yah” No. 338
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Lyle Conrad
Greeters: Eva Dillon & Erma Mullins
Ushers: George Slocum, Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt,
John FM Tharp
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Interim Pastor: Rev. Linda J. Foody
2215 Clark Road
Pastor's Phone: 536-0021
Pastor's Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be in Prayer for:
Holly Buchanan Greg Marion
Barbara Gage Michael McBride
Mary Beth Greene Mary Murphy
Marlene Guild George Slocum
Betty Johnson Katherine Warren
Our Special Missionaries:
Kristy Engel – Dominican Republic
Cynthia Harper – Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester, NY
Clark Meadows: Ralph Wilkes
Quail Summit: Alice Wise
Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Kathryn Clayson
Doris Barcliff Margaret Drakely
The Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Ethel Hoose
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Margaret Hartwell
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and it's Leaders
Our Pastoral Search Committee
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
5 pm Wellspring
Happy Birthday to Jack Clancy!
Monday, September 26
7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, September 27
1 pm Reception for Rev. Foody at Sherri & George Jensen's home
Wednesday, September 28
9 am Food for the Needy – set up
4 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, September 29
9 am Food for the Needy – packing
7 pm Reception for Rev. Foody at Cheryl Stewart's home
Friday, September 30
9 am Food for the Needy - distribution
Happy Birthday to Barbara Burke!
Saturday, October 1
Happy Birthday to Margaret Mills!
~ ~ Next Sunday's Worship Theme: "Getting Through A Difficult Day" ~ ~
ABW Project Update:
We now have 9 complete school kits. A few rulers and scissors are needed to complete a few more.
We are declaring September to be School Supply month. Please bring in any items you have collected for the Church World Service School Kits and leave them in the box in the main foyer. Thank you to those of you who have already contributed items. Keep watching sales as we will be collecting items for hygiene kits later in the year. Items for School Kits: blunt metal scissors, 70 pg spiral notebooks: 3 per kit (not loose leaf paper), 30 centimeter ruler (12 in), hand-held pencil sharpener, large eraser, new pencils: 6 per kit (do not sharpen), box of 24 crayons (only 24).
ABW Finger Lakes Fall Rally
Saturday, October 1, at Geneva Baptist Church. There will be a continental breakfast at 9 am. The speaker will be Rev. Buskey, Director of Outdoor Ministries who will show slides and share about his recent trip to Haiti. Everyone, men too, are invited to this informative program. RSVP to Diane DeLooza by Monday, Sept. 26.
Adult Sunday School:
.... will begin on October 23. We meet in the Library after everyone has gotten their coffee. Join us for some interesting conversation and informative topics on faith.
Keeping In Touch
40 Clinton Street, Mansfield, PA 16933
Mission Receipts for September 18:
Pledges: $218, Loose Offering: $40, Secret Place: $8.25, Memorial Contribution: $200. Total: $466.25
To those who put in time here at our church. Mowing the lawn, washing windows, vacuuming, collecting trash, setting up for events, performing routine maintenance. It all matters!! Is there somewhere that YOU can help? We need help with regular cleaning, dusting, snow shoveling, sweeping the sidewalk, gardening. Call the church office.
We would like to thank everyone who showered us with gifts for Elsa Eve. We appreciate all you've done for us!
~ Aaron & Ella Mae Vaughan
Comfort on the Journey
A confidential mutual support group at Keuka Comfort Care Home for those whose lives have been impacted by the loss of a loved one.
The group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 7-8 pm.
35 Route 54, East Lake Road, Penn Yan. 536-1690.
Food for the Needy
This Wed, Thurs, and Friday the Food Pantry can use your help packing, sorting and distributing boxes of food. They start at 8:30 am. Stop in and see what takes place. Cereals, pasta and sauce are always needed. Thank You.
Yates County Habitat for Humanity
YCHFH is a non-profit ecumenical Christian organization, dedicated to building adequate, decent, affordable houses for Yates County families in need. Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm at here at FBC.
The Milly's Pantry Weekend Back Pack Program provides nutritious and easy to prepare food to students in need of meals over the weekend. Over 500 students in Yates County are served each week. The schools register families and help with the delivery and distribution. Volunteers are needed each week to pack the bags of food. They meet at 4:30 pm each Wednesday. Your donations of fruit/applesauce/pudding cups, granola bars, individual size foods etc are appreciated.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 9/4 9/11 9/18
61 65 65
Current Expenses $5,029 $1,057 $1,109
BT&T 770 1,015 180
Total $5,799 $2,072 $1,289
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.