BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 6, 2013
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetPenn Yan, New York
October 6, 2013 10:00 AM
To Create a Caring Community
To Honor and Serve God.
Prelude ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
Moment for Mission Don Lawrence
*Congregational Song “Great Is the Lord” PB no. 20
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song “Leaning On the Everlasting Arms” Insert
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer
Offertory “O Master Let Me Walk With Thee”
Gail Yonge and Carrie Ahearn
*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 Romans 12:4-5 Pew Bible NT pg. 215
*Congregational Song “The Church’s One Foundation” No. 442
Meditation “Membership Has Its Responsibilities” Pastor Sanden
Communion Welcome to The Lord’s Table
Sharing the Cup
Sharing the Bread
*Congregational Song “Nothing But the Blood” On Insert
Receiving New Members & Susan Boyd Ethel Hoose
Right Hand of Fellowship Trevor Conrad Elizabeth Ortiz
Bessie Decker Karen Sanden
Bill Decker Stephen Sanden
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box695, Penn Yan
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
Pastor's E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ushers/Greeters Erma Mullins, head usher
Charlie Miller, Cheryl Stewart, Lyle Conrad
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Tom Burke Margaret Drakeley Hunter Greene
Marge Cornell Kali Greene Stacey Whitney
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement - West,
Courtney Crisler - The Place,
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Doris Barcliff Clinton
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Irene Wachala Necia Smith
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
- Our Country and Leaders
- Our Service Men and Women and their families
- Those in our community who serve as law enforcement, fire fighter
volunteers, teachers, community leaders, and community volunteers
If you know of someone who is ill, in the hospital, home bound etc. or if you have other prayer concerns please call 536-9821 to let the church office and pastor know.
Sunday, October 6
11:15 am Hearts & Hands Ministry
5 pm Wellspring Service
Monday, October 7
5 pm Church Supper
6:30 pm Community Chorus Rehearsal
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
Happy Birthday to Polly Logan!
Tuesday, October 8
Mary Martha Circle
7 pm Keuka Comfort Care Home Bereavement Talk
Happy Birthday to Jean Brewer and Pastor Sanden!
Wednesday, October 9
4 pm Backpack
6:30 pm Cub Scouts
Thursday, October 10
9 am Homeschool
10:30 am Bd of Missions Meeting
7 pm Bd of Christian Education Meeting
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Saturday, October 12
11 am Mobil Food Pantry
Hearts & Hands Ministry – Sunday, October 6
We will be meeting today from 11:15 – 2:00, in the room just outside the choir room. We are planning to make some cards and put together some Welcome Bags and Sunshine Baskets. This doesn’t require any special skill or talent~~just a loving heart and ready hands to work. Please come join us for an afternoon of fellowship and fun~~ all are welcome.
Supper – Monday, October 7 Weekly Church
Good Food and fellowship each week at 5:00 PM in the Great Room
Mary Martha Circle– Tuesday, October 8
We will meet on Tuesday, October 8th at 10:30 am in the church’s library. We will be cutting and rolling fabric bandages.
Meetings – Thursday, October 10
10:30 am Board of Missions Meeting
7 pm Board of Christian Education Meeting
Advisory Council – October 17
There will be a meeting of the Advisory Council on Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 pm.
Our Stewardship Campaign is coming up soon. Please begin to prayerfully consider your pledge for next year. Also, a reminder that the church brokerage account is available for donations.
Volunteers Needed …to Thank Volunteers
The Food for the Needy program is looking for kitchen helpers for Dec. 11, 12, 13th. They will be thanking their volunteers with a nice lunch during their Dec. distribution. We need teams of two people for each day. The lunch will be provided by the program. We will set up the food and clean up the kitchen. Our church sponsors this program, so let’s demonstrate our support. Please contact Nancy Marion. Thank you.
Many Hands Make Light Work
Help is needed in the church nursery during our Sunday morning worship time. See Ethel Clancy (536-6265) if you can rotate in once in a while.
To the young people of our church and Barbara Burke and for the beautiful fall decorations.
The carpets throughout the church building will be getting shampooed this week. Please use caution if you enter the building as they may be wet.
Attendance and Financial Report:
Were you here? 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29
61 61 50 50
Local Budget $831 $2,906 $5,276 $654
What Is the Board of International Ministries?
The American Baptist Board of International Ministries began its pioneer mission work in 1814 in Burma, and today works in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas serving more than 1,800 long-term and short-term missionaries in more than 70 countries. Its central mission is to help people come to faith in Jesus, grow in their relationship with God, and change their worlds through the power of the Spirit. International Ministries is supported solely through the generosity of churches and individuals, with a portion of its income coming through the World Mission Offering, promoted each fall in our American Baptist Churches.
Thank you for your contributions to Missions on September 29th. We received $131 towards our budget. In order to meet our budget obligations we need to receive approximately another $1200 per month for the next three months from pledges, loose offering, Sunday School and
Board of Missions Spotlight Item
The Board of Missions October Item to benefit Milly’s Backpack Program is: Instant Oatmeal Packets
A presentation entitled, “Loss and Grief: New Perspectives”, will take place from 7-8 pm, Tuesday, October 8, here at FBC. The speaker will be Michele Allman, LMSW, Medical Social Worker and bereavement support group facilitator for Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County, Inc. The program is free and open to the community. Pre-registration is appreciated by calling the Keuka Comfort Care Home at 536-1690.
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.
For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance
Visitors - welcome to 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.
John 3: 16