BULLETIN FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2012
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OF PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
224 Main StreetNovember 4, 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
Moment for Stewardship
*Song of Praise “He Has Made Me Glad” PB no. 21
Call to Worship
*Hymn “How Firm a Foundation” No. 361
Anthem “Thank You Lord”
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.
Stewardship Litany On Insert
Acts 19:1-6 NT pg. 185 Reading
*Hymn “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” PB. no. 49
Sermon “There Has To Be More” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “The Wonderful Cross” On Insert
The Lord's Supper
Welcome to The Lord's Table
Sharing the Bread
Sharing the Cup
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Charlie & Mary Watkins
Lay Reader: Jack Clancy
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: email@example.com
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: pennyanfbc.com
Please be in Prayer for:
Tom Burke Richard Johnson Barb Mortensen
Rachel Carter Janice Knecht Marge Moulton
Julanne Guild Ben Loomis Dick Sharman
Ethel Hoose Fran Morse Stacy Whitney
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 Billie Potts
Presidential Election U.S.
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and Leaders
This Week at First Baptist
Finger LakesBaptist Association Meeting
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Monday, November 5
6:30 pm Keuka Quilters
7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, November 6 – Election Day
7 pm Diaconate Meeting
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Team
Wednesday, November 7
4 pm Backpack Program
Thursday, November 8
Wellspring Home School
3:30 pm Bd of
7 pm Bd of Christian Education Meeting
7 pm Boy Scout Meeting
Saturday, November 10
9 am Keuka Quilters
1 pm Mary &
Martha Circle“Rip 'n Roll” event
Happy Birthday to Clarence Ansley!
Walk - Today Turkey
Benefit - Christmas for the Needy
GREG & NANCY MARION ARE WALKING – sponsor them!!!
Association Meeting - Today
FL Baptist Association Annual Meeting at FBC
Our special guest will be Roberta Stephens, long term missionary to
. Registration begins at 2:30 pm, the program will begin at 2:45 pm and will be followed by a dish-to-pass supper at 4 pm. Bring your own place setting. Japan
Next Sunday, November 11th at 11:15 am.
Scroll to the bottom of this page for information on making a stewardship comment for the ministry of First Baptist. The form can be printed and brought in, or sent to
Penn Yan First Baptist Church, 224 Main St, Penn . Information can be called in (315) 536-9821 Yan, NY, 14527
Rip 'n Roll
The Mary &
Martha Circleis hosting a “Rip 'n Roll” event on Saturday, November 10th in the church library. Our goal of 200 rolled bandages for White Cross is a huge request! Even if you can come for only part of the time, your help would be appreciated. With many helping hands we can do it and enjoy some quality fellowship at the same time! Hope to see you there!!! No previous experience is required.
Ringers Needed Bell
The PY Council of Churches “Ring the
for the Needy”. Our turn to ring is on Friday, November 30th from 9 am – 4 pm in front of Tops Supermarket. There is a sign up sheet in the sanctuary. Usually we work in teams of two. Grab a partner and sign up for a two hour shift. Bell
Starshine is Friday, December 7th at the County Courtyard/FBC. FBC will take advantage of this opportunity for fund raising.
We are looking for donations for the baskets we will be selling, a list of baskets and a box for the donations will be in the sanctuary. Monetary donations are always welcome and can be given to Cindy Ovens to help defray costs. All items need to be at the church by Sunday, December 2nd so we have time to get the baskets together.
Ethel Clancy will again be making her delicious egg rolls and we will be selling sodas, water and hot cocoa as well.
This year we are asking for baked goods and Sheryl Robbins will be making her peanut butter fudge. Baked goods should be individually packaged for selling. Any questions regarding the baked goods, call Cathy MacDougall at 531-8390 anytime between 9 am and 8 pm. We have added pies to our bake sale, they will be single serving pies. Let Cathy know if you'd like to help bake pies.
Memorial Service for Ralph Wilkes
Saturday, December 8th at 2:00 pm at
Norton Chapel. Keuka College
Rev. John R. Tharp, officiating.
Lay Readers & Greeters
needed for next Sunday and Sundays in December.
from PY Rotary & Food for the Needy
Thank you for the use of the Great Room for the “Can Hunger – Can-Struction” event that helped the YC Food for the Needy. A total of 319 boxed food items and 1,756 canned foods were collected!
A special way for us to remember and recognize our loved ones is through FBC Memorial Bulletins. The cost is $10 for each request and monies raised will help defray the churches operating costs. Fill out the form below and leave it in the offering plate or turn it into the church office. Printed in the bulletin will be the information you provide below. With the holidays approaching, we have included two forms in the event you have more than one request.
Preferred date: ______________________________
I would like the Sunday bulletin to be named:
In Honor of: ________________________________
In Memory of: ________________________________
My name is: _________________________________
MissionBudget income for October 28th was $222. We received another $52 for the World Offering bringing our total to $499, towards our goal of $1000. There is still time to make a contribution for this very important offering. Thank you for your generosity. In order to meet the minimum total of our budgeted obligations for the year, we need to receive at least $1200 a month in November and December. Mission
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 10/14 10/21 10/28
53 62 52
Current Expenses $2,803 $1,521 $675
BT&T 1,102 218 103
Total $$3,905 $1,739 $778
Veteran's Day Concert
7 pm Sunday, November 11th at the Penn Yan United
. Featuring: the Sanctuary Choir, Memorial Handbells, Gabriel's Bunch Ensemble and Patriotic Hymn Singing. Veterans and their families and current Military Personnel and their families are especially invited to come. Refreshments will be served following the concert. Methodist Church