224 Main Street                                                          November 7, 2010

Penn Yan, New York                                                               10:00 AM


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.


Communion Sunday



Prelude                                                                            Sheryl Robbins                                                                                                                                                                  

Song of Praise            “Surely the Presence of the Lord”      PB  no. 62


Welcome & Announcements


Hymn                          “Faith of Our Fathers”                          See Insert
                Birthday hymn of Eva Jean Best


*Invocation – Read in Unison

            Heavenly Father, by the suffering and death of Jesus you save us from Adam's fall. Grant in your mercy that we may be drawn to Christ lifted high on the cross and by His redeeming love be raised to everlasting life in Him, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit forever and ever. Amen.


Scripture Reading                  Isaiah 53:1-6                          OT pg. 800


Anthem                                   “Jesus Took the Cup”       Hal H. Hopson      

                                                                          soloist: Richard Johnson

Children's Time                                                           


*Hymn                        “Standing On the Promises”                 See Insert

                                    Birthday hymn of Barbara Gage

Pastoral Prayer


Scripture                     Mark 15:21-39                                     NT pg. 73


Sermon                       “The Wondrous Cross”        Rev. Richard Burke




*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


*Prayer of Dedication                                                   


*Hymn                        “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”   No. 101

                                                                                                       vs. 1,2


Ordinance of The Lord's Supper

                                    Welcome to The Lord's Table

                                    Church Covenant

                                    Sharing the Bread

                                    Sharing the Cup

                                    Prayer of Thanks and The Lord's Prayer


*Hymn                                    “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”       vs. 3,4





*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.


Lay Reader:              Shelley Bicksler

Greeters:                   Stan & Cindy Ovens

Ushers:                      Jack Clancy, Pat Ames, Shelley Bicksler,          

                                   Erma Mullins, Cheryl Stewart

Organist:                    Sheryl Robbins

Church Phone:            315-536-9821

                                    Office hours: 9 am – Noon Mon.-Fri. 

Church E-mail: 

Church Website:

Interim Pastor:           Rev. Richard D. Burke

                                    2215 Clark Road, Penn Yan




Please  be  in  Prayer  for:

Please keep the church office updated on your loved ones.


Milly Bloomquist                               Barbara Mortensen

Tom Burke                                         Keith Pierce

Bill Gillette                                         Jennifer Schoen

Bernie Gridley                                   Charlie Taylor           

John Paul Hunt                                   Stub Vaughn  

Frank Modaffari                               Mr/Mrs Whitbeck                            


Our Special Missionaries:

Kristy Engel–Dominican Republic

Cynthia Harper–Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester, NY


Clark Meadows      Ralph Wilkes

Clinton Crest:             Burton Barcliff           Alice Fairbrother

                                    Gerry Lane

The Homestead:        Helen Ansley              Virginia DeLooza

                                    Dick Sharman             Willie Nelson

                                    Irene Wachala             Ruth Sampson


The Manor:                Helena Cranmer          Kathryn Clayson

                                    Margaret Hartwell     Georgia Ovens

Quail Summit:          Alice Wise


Our Service Men and Women and their families                            

Our Country and it's Leaders

Our Pastoral Search Committee


This  Week’s  Schedule  & Announcements



9:15 am Choir Practice

11 am Sunday School

1 pm Turkey Walk

5 pm    Wellspring Fellowship


Monday, November 8

7 pm Community Chorus


Tuesday, November 9

10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle

7 pm Bd. Of Trustees Meeting

7 pm Bd. Of Christian Education Meeting


Wednesday, November 10

5 pm Backpack Program

7 pm “The Miracle of Life Change” Small Group

7 pm Evening Food for the Needy distribution


Thursday, November 11

7 pm Boy Scouts Meeting

Happy Birthday to Eva Jean Best!

Happy Birthday to Barbara Gage!


Friday, November 12

6 pm JOY Circle at home of Cindy Ovens


Saturday, November 13

9 am Keuka Quilters


Next Week's Theme & Scripture:

“The Lord's Prayer”

Matthew 6:6-13



Church  News



Homecoming Sunday

November 21, 2010

To make it a special day at our church, we are asking all of our church family to please be here.


The day will begin at 10:00 A.M.  with a  “Counting Our Blessings” worship Service.

Following the service  we will meet in the Great Room

for Appetizers at 11:30 and  Dinner at Noon.


Please RSVP by Novemer 15 by calling 536-9821.

We are looking forward to our Church Homecoming.

Remember, to make it a success we need

YOU to be here with us.  Please Come !!!



You Are Invited To A Birthday Celebration!

Sunday, November 14

Join the family of Margaret Drakely as they host a gathering of friends and family to wish Margaret a happy 96th birthday. Gather in the Great Room from 1-3 pm for cake and refreshments.


Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Sunday, November 21

In our commitment to serve those less fortunate, we will again be packing boxes of Thanksgiving foods for about 50 families. In order to do this we need your help. So that each basket will be equal, we are asking for monetary donations to buy the food. Each basket cost approximatley $26. Anything you can give will be appreciated. Please put your donation in your Deacon's Fund envelope and mark it for “Thanksgiving Baskets”.


The World Mission Offering

total to date is $1,042 – just $108 short of the goal of $1,150. You can still help us reach our goal.

Thank you for your generosity!!


Adult Sunday School Class – November lessons:

7 -   “Accountable in Community”

14 - “Tempering in Discernment”

21 - “God's Revelation to Moses” (Starts new series: God Reveals)

28 - “God's Covenant with Israel”


December Newsletter

Your articles for the December edition will be due on Monday, November 15 (next week).


Office for the Aging Sunday Bus Riders

You are asked to contact Mickie Christiansen at 536-6345 if you wish to remain on the riders list.


Community  News


Pancake Supper

Thursday, Nov. 11

Keuka College students will be holding a Pancake Supper to raise monies to send care packages overseas to our service men & women. It will be held at St. Michael's dining hall from 5-7 pm.


Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

Sunday, November 21 @ 3 pm

The Penn Yan Council of Churches invites you to join in a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Rev. Marilyn Wood, Pastor at Dresden UMC will deliver the message, there will be an ecumenical choir and an offering will be collected that will benefit our local food pantry.


Red Cross Needs & Things

Currently they are in need of: diapers; size 3,4,5,6, paper towels, laundry soap and dish soap. Look for the “Red Cross” box.


Food Pantry

For the month of November the Food Pantry is asking for breakfast cereals and boxed macaroni and cheese. Anything you can do to help is very much appreciated!!


Attendance and Financial Report

Were you here?                       10/17            10/24              10/31                                                                                                                                                                                                

                                                       57                 64                   61

Current Expenses                    $823          $1,072             $1,052

Missions                                  1,017                393                  186

BT&T                                         121                150                  110

Total                                       $1,961           $1,615            $1,348



Welcome to First Baptist Church 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.


We invite you 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.



To  put  your  fears  to  rest,

put  your  faith  in  Jesus.