First Baptist   Bulletin   Penn Yan   
October 19, 2014
Our Service of Worship and Praise

. Prelude & Chimes
. Welcome & Announcements
. Moment for Mission ........Karen Rasmussen
*Congregational Song ..... “How Majestic Is Your Name” .... PB no. 35
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ..... “We Bow Down” ..... On Insert
. Anthem ........................... “Come Unto Me"
. Children’s Message
. Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
. Offering
*Offertory Prayer
. Scripture Reading .......... Romans 9:1-13 ..... NT pg. 211
*Congregational Song ..... “Ancient Words” ..... On Insert
. Message ........................ “Hard Questions” ..... Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Congregational Song ..... “Because He Lives” .....PB no. 23
*Benediction - Postlude
***If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.

Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Ushers/Greeters: Stan Ovens, head usher
Cindy Ovens, Charlie Miller, Clifford LaBarr

Please Be in Prayer For

Richard Brow       Donald & Beverly Hall    Ben Loomis, 
Linda Potts        Riley Potts              John Rasmussen. 
Harold Rasmussen   Barbara Ritz             Gene Spannet, 
Stacy Whitney      The Family of Tom Burke 

Our Special Interest Missionaries:
International: Rev. Peter & Sarah McCurdy
Home: Jennifer Muniga, Cameron Community Ministries

ABW Scholarship Woman: Cheyenne Skinner

Clinton Crest:	   Doris Barcliff
The Homestead:	   Helen Ansley		  Virginia DeLooza
                   Margaret Drakeley      Marge Cornell
                   Necia Smith            Kathryn Clayson
                   Irene Wachala
The Manor:	   Billie Potts           Mary Armstrong
                   Bessie Decker	  Milly Bloomquist
                   Margaret Mills

> 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.

This Week at First Baptist

11 am Diaconate
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship

Monday, October 20
Newsletter articles are due today
5 pm Church Supper/Movie
Wellspring Bible Quiz
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz

Tuesday, October 21
7 pm Community Chorus

Wednesday, October 22
4 pm Backpack Program
6 pm Boy Scout Leader Training
6:30 pm Cub Scouts

Thursday, October 23
9 am Homeschool Group
7 pm Boy Scouts

Saturday, October 25
8 am FBC Men’s Group
2 pm Tom Burke Memorial Service
Happy Birthday to Pam Scutt & Sheryl Robbins!

News and Upcoming Events

Church - Community Supper & Movie Monday, Oct. 20
Supper at 5 PM - $3.00 per person – Chicken ‘n Biscuits<
Movie at 6 PM - Free Movie plot: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican. Langdon pursues ancient clues on a heart-racing hunt through Rome to find the four Cardinals kidnapped by a secret society. Langdon embarks on a nonstop, action-packed race through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, and the most secretive vault on earth.

World Mission Offering - Sunday, October 26
See more information in the Mission report below

Hearts Full of Song - Sunday, October 26
Please come and join us at 3:00 pm on Sunday, October 26th for our concert performed by Mark A. B. Lawrence. Mark is a well-known professional singer and the son of our own Kathie and Don Lawrence. Mark will perform a selection of classical and modern songs from opera, musical theater and the movies. Refreshments will be served following the concert. A Good Will offering will be taken. Please show your support and enjoy an afternoon of quality entertainment.

The October item for Milly’s Backpack Program is Instant Oatmeal

Our Church's Mission

Rise to the Challenge - World Mission Offering
October 26, 2014
Our goal - $1050, Received to date: $235
Special message
from Reid Trulson, Executive Director, International Ministries:
“Thank you for your prayers for the 116 global servants now serving through International Ministries in more than 70 countries around the world. Thank you for your giving to the World Mission Offering to help identify, train, place and sustain IM global mission staff worldwide. Because of your support, tens of thousands of people are being touched by the work of IM global and home staff and more than 200partner organizations in such ministries as evangelism, health and healing, theological education, human trafficking, economic development, education and peace and refuge. Thank you for giving to the World Mission Offering!”

Mission Budget Report
Mission Income for October 5th and 12th for our Treasury was $866. We also received $205 for the World Mission Offering for a total of $235 towards our goal of $1050. Thank you for your generosity. We still need another $700 in October to meet our budget obligations.

Community News and Events

Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, October 25
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will host a pancake breakfast on Saturday, October 25th from 8 am to 11 am to benefit the Living Well. Made to order specialty pancakes with homemade and real maple syrup. Also, biscuits and gravy, bacon and sausage, applesauce and beverage. Adults $7, kids under 12 yrs $5, kids 5 and under are free.

Caregivers Disaster Planning Workshop - Saturday, October 25
ProAction Yates Office for the Aging will host a professional guidance workshop to create your own plan, on Saturday, Oct. 25th at 10 am at the Penn Yan Fire Hall. Learn from professionals:
- Your elderly/disabled care recipient counts on you and a good plan
- Learn how to survive being stranded at home
- Going to a shelter? Learn what to do and take
- Plan for after the emergency ends
- Consult one on one with professionals and walk away with a personalized plan.
Register by calling ProAction at 536-5515

Service Information

We are glad you’ve joined us! We hope you’ll have a rich experience as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.

If you are a guest here today, in the pew in front of you, you will find a Guest Information card. We would like to get to know you better, 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.

For your convenience hearing devices are available. Please see an usher for assistance

Church information

Rev. Stephen Sanden
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Home: 315-536-6385
Cell Phone: 386-986-6961
Office: 315-536-9821

Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Secretary: Peggy Smart L

Church Office: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Email:
Church Website: