BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 7, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetOctober 7, 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 “The Wonderful Cross” Insert
Call to Worship
*Hymn “He Included Me” Insert
Anthem “His River, His Peace”
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 Daniel 3:16 OT pg. 959
*Hymn “There's a Sweet, Sweet Spirit” No. 398
Sermon “What If He Doesn't” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “To God Be the Glory” No. 285
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Shelley Bicksler
Ushers: Jack Clancy, Shelley Bicksler, Cheryl Stewart,
Erma Mullins, Pat Ames
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 George Jensen Barb Mortensen
Julanne Guild Janice Knecht Marge Moulton
Ethel Hoose Ben Loomis Dick Sharman
Prayers for the family of Kathryn Wunder
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West,
Courtney Crisler, The Place,
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
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Happy Birthday to Polly Logan!
Monday, October 8
7 pm Community Chorus
Happy Birthday to Jean Brewer!
Tuesday, October 9
9 am YC Food Pantry/St. Michael's
10:30 am Mary &
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Team
Wednesday, October 10
4 pm Backpack Program
6 pm Evening Food Distribution
6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting
Thursday, October 11
Wellspring Home School
3:30 pm Bd of
7 pm Bd of Christian Education Meeting
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Friday, October 12
10 am Nominating Committee
On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the
Ladies Circlewill meet in the library of the church for their monthly meeting. Bring your own sandwich for our lunch together. Diane DeLooza will bring a dessert for the group and Kathie Lawrence will lead our devotions. We will be cutting and rolling bandages. All ladies are invited to attend.
The Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 pm.
All boards need to have a representative present with their budget figures for 2013.
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.
Can You Help?
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. Call the church office and leave your name if this is something you can help with.
> 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.
> Articles for the November edition of the church newsletter are due to the office on Monday, Oct. 15.
For September 30th was $281. The total income for the treasury for the month of September was $1762. Your generosity enabled us to pay $900 for United Mission Basics as well as $350 for
and $300 each to Fairport Baptist Homes and Springbrook (formerly called Upstate Home for Children & Adults). Our current treasury balance is $1085.73. Colgate Rochester Crozier divinity School
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 9/16 9/23 9/30
60 54 66
Current Expenses $1,184 $1,558 $915
BT&T 159 83 130
Total $1,343 $1,641 $1,045
HEAR the CALL
Next Sunday, October 14
Walk will be held on Sunday, November 4. Leaving from the First Presbyterian Church, registration will start at 1 pm and the walk at 1:30 pm. This fundraiser will buy the turkeys and hams for the Christmas for the Needy food baskets. We need to assemble our team of walkers!!! There will be a 5 mile and a 1 mile route. You can do it! Turkey
Food for the Needy
The food pantry can use items such as cereals, mac n cheese, breakfast cereals, pudding/jello/fruit cups spaghetti and sauce.
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.
Normally you would have received in the October Newsletter the envelopes for the World
MissionOffering. They were forgotten and left out. We have made them available in the pews. If you know of someone who doesn't make it to the worship services but, would like to contribute, call the church office at 536-9821 and we will see to it that they are mailed one.
You are invited
….to join the PY United Methodist Church as they bid farewell to Engel Heggie as she will be leaving very soon moving to New Hampshire to be near family. Engel has been a valuable asset to the PY Community as teacher, drug court volunteer, YC concert series member etc. The event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 2-4 pm. Cards the size of a postcard with your name and picture, contact info, a special remembrance and/or verse are appreciated.
- 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
- 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.
of Penn Yan. 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.
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.
Be faithful in small things
because it is in them
that your strength lies.
~ Mother Teresa