BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetSeptember 30, 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 Christ
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 “How Majestic Is Your Name” PB no. 35
Call to Worship
*Hymn “Be Thou My Vision” No. 339
Anthem “Thy Will”
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 Mark 2:1-12 NT pg. 48
*Hymn “Open My Eyes That I May See” No. 324
Sermon “Special Delivery” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “Room at the Cross for You” Insert
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Karen Rasmussen
Lay Reader: Trevor Conrad
Ushers: Stan Ovens, Erma Mullins,
Cheryl Stewart, Brittany Griffith
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
PO Box695, Penn Yan
Pastor's E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in Prayer for:
Rachel Carter Janice Knecht Marge Moulton
Julanne Guild Ben Loomis Dick Sharman
Ethel Hoose Fran Morse Kathryn Warren
George Jensen Barb Mortensen
Family of Ethel Hoose in the loss of her nephew
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
Willie Nelson Margaret Drakely
The Manor: Helena Cranmer Margaret Hartwell
Presidential Election U.S.
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and Leaders
2 pm Installation Service of Rev. Sanden
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Happy Birthday to Barbara Burke!
Monday, October 1
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
7 pm Community Chorus
Happy Birthday to Margaret Mills!
Tuesday, October 2
3:30 pm Board of
7 pm Board of Deacons Meeting
Wednesday, October 3
4 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, October 4
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Friday, October 5
No Events Scheduled
Saturday, October 6
2 pm Wedding (Great Room)
There will not be a coffee hour following the worship service today.
Please be sure to join us at 2 pm for the Installation Service and Reception of Rev. Sanden.
We have completed 20 School Kits for Church World Service. A big thank you to everyone who contributed in any way to this ABW project!!
Volunteers are needed in the nursery during the worship service. If you are able to sign up for just one Sunday a month see Ethel Clancy.
Contributions towards our budgeted giving on September 23rd, totaled $411. This makes it possible for us to pay our monthly contribution for United Mission Basics as well as our contributions to
and Fairport Baptist Home. Thank you. Colgate Rochester Crozier Divinity School
Note to the Congregation
For the past several years our church has given Thanksgiving Baskets to needy families in the community. This year, if we want this tradition to continue we need 1 or possibly 2 or 3 people to work together to oversee the project. If this is something you would have a heart for, call the church office and leave your name.
Penn Yan Council of Churches Annual
Sunday, November 4th. Begins at First Presbyterian Church
Registration: 1 pm Walk: 1:30 pm
Helps buy turkeys and hams for the Christmas food baskets
Registration forms available on the greeting tables.
There is a clip board on the front pew for you to sign up to be greeters and lay readers. Check it and fill in where you can.
From the Penn Yan Area Council of Churches
- The Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service will be held at FBC on November 18th at 3 pm. Milo UMC and 2nd
MiloBaptist will host a joint service that same night.
- The PYACOC is seeking someone to serve as secretary for the executive committee.
- The PYUMC will show the film “The Line: Poverty in
– It's Not What You Think” on Oct. 13th, at 6 pm with a potluck supper. For more information call 536-6711. America
Milo Centerwill be coordinating Grandma's Kitchen this winter at the . Penn Yan Academy
- The PYACOC voted to write a letter to the coordinator of the Pee Wee Football leagues asking them not to schedule games before noon on Sundays.
- Committee Sign-ups: Transportation, Scholarship,
Walk, CROP Walk, Worship, Lenten Lunches. You do not need to be a member of the Council of Churches board to be on one of these committees. Call Pastor Fischer at 536-8165. Turkey
- St. Mark's Episcopal Church is assisting Safe Harbors of the
Finger Lakesin “World Peace Begins at Home”, on Saturday, October 20. Special guest speaker will be Arun Gandhi-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 9/9 9/16 9/23
63 60 54
Current Expenses $812 $1,184 $1,558
BT&T 67 159 83
Total $879 $1,343 $1,641
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. 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. First Baptist Church
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.
Faith activates God -
Fear activates the Enemy.
~ Joel Osteen