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Our Service of Worship and Praise
~ November 1, 2015 ~

  Prelude & Chimes
  Welcome & Announcements
*Congregational Song ......... “Great Is the Lord” - No. 61
*Call to Worship
*Congregational Song ......... “Knowing You” - No. 487
  Anthem ............................. “Give Thanks”
  Children’s Message
  Pastoral Prayer & The Lord’s Prayer
  Offering
*Doxology
*Offertory Prayer
  Scripture Reading ............. John 14:6-11
*Congregational Song ....... “Jesus Paid It All” - No. 249
  Message .......................... “Do You Know the Truth?” - Rev. Stephen Sanden
  Communion
      Welcome to the Lord’s Table
      Breaking the Bread
      Sharing the Cup
*Congregational Song ....... “Come Just as You Are”- No. 411
*Benediction ~ Postlude
   *If you wish to, and are able, you are invited to stand.

Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart

Following the service, all are invited to join in a Fellowship Hour in the Great Room


Please Be in Prayer For

Wilma Basco             Malcom Bourne     Shirley Butterfield
Barbara Champlin        John Decker       Dan Emerson       
Donald, Beverly Hall    Chris Holder      Don Ovens         
Barbara Ritz

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

ABW Scholarship Woman: Cheyenne Skinner

Clinton Crest: Doris Barcliff      Doris Norman
               Jim Best 

The Homestead: Helen Ansley	   Virginia DeLooza
	       Marge Cornell       Kathryn Clayson
               Jennifer Slocum

The Manor:     Billie Potts        Mary Armstrong
               Margaret Mills      Bessie Decker
               Veronica Sedlock    Margaret Drakeley
> 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

Today, November 1 (End of Daylight Savings - set clocks back!)
10 am Worship Service
10:15 am Sunday school
11 am Fellowship Hour
11 am Adult Sunday School
5 pm Wellspring

Monday November, 2
5 pm Church & Community Supper – chicken ‘n biscuits
6:30 pm Trustee meeting
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
7 pm Community Chorus Rehearsal

Tuesday, November 3 – Election Day!
4 pm Backpack

Wednesday, November 4
7 pm Cub Scouts
7:30 pm Habitat meeting

Thursday, November 5
10 am Missions
1 pm Homeschool group
7 pm Boy Scout meeting
7 pm Hour of Prayer small group
7 pm Bible Quiz

Saturday, November 7
9 am Keuka Quilters


News and Upcoming Events

Church & Community Supper – Monday, November 2
Dinners are each Monday at 5:00 pm in the Great Room - $3.00
This week's entree - Chicken & Biscuits!

Hour of Prayer - Thursday, November 5
Prayer meetings are each Thursday at 7 PM. Learn more about prayer and put it into practice! Pray for our church, community and social justice issues. See Bill Decker for more information.

Finger Lakes Association Meeting - Sunday, November 8
At the 2nd Milo Baptist Church, Registration begins at 2:30 pm
Program: Dan Kulp, Christian Comedian and Pastor at First Baptist Church in Manchester.
Bring a dish-to-pass and your own table service.

Turkey Hunger Walk - Sunday, November 8
Help End Hunger By Participating In The TURKEY HUNGER WALK
Starts at Penn Yan First Presbyterian Church. 100% Comes Back to Our Local Food Pantry!
Join the Fun and Walk With Us!
* Sheryl Robbins and Diane DeLooza will be walking in the Turkey Walk. Please, see either one to sponsor them.

Ring the Bell - Friday, November 20
Ring the Bell for Christmas for the Needy! In just a few short weeks FBC people will have the opportunity to be represented at Tops Supermarket to Ring the Bell on Friday, November 20th from 8 am to 4 pm. Sign up for 1 hour or two, and ask a friend to stand with you. There is a now a sign-up sheet on the Reader’s Table.

Dear First Baptist Congregation, At this week’s Advisory Council meeting it was decided to proceed in updating our organ and procuring a projector for our sanctuary. We will be doing this in cooperation with the Wellspring Church that meets in our building. In order to see that this project is successful, we are asking for volunteers for two committees:
Committee No. 1 Will be a group of people from both churches interested in determining how the organ is to be updated and what type of projector is to be used.

Committee No. 2 Will be a group of people from both churches to determine how the project is to be financed.

We ask you to take your time and seriously, prayerfully consider how you can work to make this project successful. If you are interested in either of these committees contact either our Moderator, Nancy Marion or Pastor Steve. Volunteers will be accepted until November, 8.

Please pray for the success of this project. Thank you for your attention.

Backpack Program Needs for November - hot cocoa! Let’s give our kids a warm treat for these cool mornings.
Thank you for whatever you can do.


Were you here?
Sept. 27     Oct 4      Oct 11     Oct 18     Oct.25
   56          55         39          ?          50

Pledges and Loose offerings: (Needed each week: $1,825) 
Sept. 27     Oct. 4     Oct 11     Oct 18     Oct. 25
$719.05    $3107.25      $1843       $933       $740

Our Church's Mission

Mission Around the World - Haiti
Deliris Carrion Rosa serves in Haiti as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. God uses her to bless the lives of Haitian children with special needs, especially those injured in the January 2010 earthquake. Deliris’ primary focus is in helping the children deal with the psychological aspects of losing a limb, or learning how to cope with the physical limitations that resulted from the injuries to their arms or legs. She assists pediatric medical teams who come to Haiti, as they set up health care clinics for critical needs. Languages used in ministry: Creole, Spanish and English.

Mission Report
Congratulations and many thanks to all who contributed to the World Mission Offering. On October 25th, we receive $1,130 giving as a total of $1,265 - $126 over our goal!!! We also received $94 for the Treasury and another $10 for Love Gift. That total for the year is now $261. Thank you all who give generously to help us help others


Community News and Events

Pet Food Pantry
Help for Yates Co. pets and their owners during times of financial hardship. Through the generous support of our community, Pet Partner Connections is able to provide temporary food supplies to assist with keeping pets in their homes and with their families. Please donate unopened and un-expired wet and dry dog and cat food and kitty litter at: Keuka Coffee Roasters Rte. 54A, Branchport Library, Knapp & Schlappi. For information on program eligibility requirements or an application please visit www.ppcny.wordpress.com or call Michael Bennett at 215-478-4723 or email petpartnerconnections@gmail.com

Dinner-Theatre Event - November 19, 20, 21
A Charlie Brown Christmas ~ Dinner sittings at 5:15 and 7:15 ~ Performances at 6:00 pm.
Hosted at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church
Mark your calendars for this exciting benefit. Tickets: $20 for adults; $15 for seniors (over 65) and $10 for kids (11 and under). Tickets are available at the Living Well. All proceeds benefit Sampson Theatre restoration, PYTCO, and The Living Well.

2 Church Bazaars - Saturday, November 21
> Second Milo Baptist Church Bazaar - Saturday, November 21st. 9 am
> PYUMC Church Bazaar + Craft + Bake Sale - Saturday, November 21st. 8 am – 3pm

Yes! I Can Help!
Search the list below for ways that you can help enrich the life of another person.
Afghan Squares for Hearts & Hands
Cancelled Stamps for Mission/Veteran rehab
Box tops for Mission/ playground equipment
Cake mix and frostings for Birthday program
Card fronts for Hearts & Hands
Pennies for Backpack Program
Volunteer: Tuesdays at 4 pm Backpack Program
Last Thursdays and Fridays of month for Keuka Food Distribution. Contact Cheryl Davis at 315-521-5949 for more information on lending a helping hand at these two events.
Living Well – Monday thru Thursdays 536-0838 for more info
Keuka Comfort Care Home – 536-1690
Once Again Shoppe – 536-3620


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
Email: revsanden@aim.com

Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Organist / Pianist: Carrie Ahearn

Secretary: Peggy Smart
Church Office: 315-536-9821
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am to Noon
Church Email: pyfbc224@gmail.com
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com