BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 14, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetOctober 14, 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 “Give Thanks” PB no. 26
Call to Worship
*Hymn “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” No. 464
Anthem “The Journey Is Our Home”
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 Ephesians 5:1, 15-20 NT pg. 262, 263
1 Kings 3:3-15 OT pg. 371
*Hymn “Sing Praise to God, Who Reigns Above” No. 483
Sermon “Living Worship, Living Wisdom” Rev. Janice Bourne
*Invitational Hymn “Lord, Speak to Me” No. 426
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Russ & Judi Scheel
Lay Reader: Russ Scheel
Ushers: Judi Scheel, Charlie Miller,
Greg Miller, Ethel Clancy
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: 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 George Jensen Barb Mortensen
Julanne Guild Janice Knecht Marge Moulton
Ethel Hoose Ben Loomis Dick Sharman
Prayers for the family of Kathryn Wunder
Prayers for the family of Ralph Wilkes
Prayers for the family of Helena Cranmer
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West,
Courtney Crisler, The Place,
: Alice Wise Summit
Crest: Necia Smith Doris Barcliff Clinton
: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza Homestead
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
Margaret Drakely Irene Wachala
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell
Presidential Election U.S.
Our Service Men and Women and their families
This Week at First Baptist
11:15 am Trustees Meeting
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Monday, October 15
9 am November Newsletter articles due
7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, October 16
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Team
Wednesday, October 17
10 am ARC Worship Service
4 pm Backpack Program
Happy Birthday to Matt Scutt!
Thursday, October 18
Wellspring Home School
7 am Advisory Council
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Friday, October 19
4 pm “Can Hunger” set up
Saturday, October 20
Happy Birthday to Pat Ames!
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.
“Baptism Ahead” Class
There will not be a class today. Kids, please read chapter 2, to prepare for next week's class.
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.
Lay Readers & Greeters
Oct. 28 and Nov. & Dec. need to be filled. There is a clip board at the front pew for you to sign up.
Income for October 7, was $369 for the treasury; $5 for World
MissionOffering. Thank you for your generosity.
November 4th is the
Have you formed your team yet? Have you pledged yet? The event is less than a month away and raises money for the turkeys and hams that go into the Christmas for the Needy food baskets!
Planning for Starshine
Come join a brainstorming task force on Saturday, October 27th, to plan for Starshine which will be held in the courtyard / FBC again this year. A light lunch will be served as we make plans to sell refreshments and themed baskets. Please RSVP to Cindy Ovens at 536-2485 by Monday, Oct. 22. We need your ideas and input, please come!
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 9/23 9/30 10/7
54 66 54
Current Expenses $1,558 $915 $3,178
BT&T 83 130 810
Total $1,641 $1,045 $3,988
- “Safe Harbors”; 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.
- The Annual
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
We are putting out a call for volunteers to help with the monthly distributions and unloading the Food Link delivery trucks. Call George Schaeffer at 315-200-0527 to gather more information. Needed items of mac n cheese, breakfast cereals, pudding/jello/fruit cups and spaghetti and sauce are welcome too!
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. Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul;
man cannot live in health without them.