PENN YAN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 
BULLETIN FOR NOVEMBER 14, 2010

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN

224 Main Street                                                        November 14, 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.

 

 

 

Prelude                                                                            Sheryl Robbins    

                                                                                  

Song of Praise                        “Open Our Eyes, Lord             PB no. 59

           

Welcome & Announcements

 

Hymn                          “Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty”        No. 482

           

                                   

*Invocation – Read in Unison

            Almighty God, we praise you for breathing your spirit into our lives. Your forgiveness, your love, and your salvation open to us new life. Grant that the blinders be removed from our eyes and the dullness from our hearing. Awaken our senses to the joys of your love and lead us to celebrate your peace which passes all understanding.

 

*The Lord's Prayer

 

Scripture Reading                  Psalm 98                                OT pg. 660

 

Anthem                                   “Sweet Hour of Prayer”        Bradbury-Harkness

 

Children's Time                                                           

 

*Hymn                        “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”     No. 357

                                          Birthday hymn for Marge Cornell

 

Moment for Missions                                                      Don Lawrence

 

Pastoral Prayer

 

Scripture                     Matthew 6: 6-13                                      NT pg.7

 

Sermon                   “The Lord's Prayer”                 Rev. Richard Burke

 

Offertory                                                                                            

 

*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                        “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”         No. 403

 

*Benediction                                                              

 

*Postlude

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

 

Lay Reader:              Jack Clancy

Greeters:                   Jeanette O'Brien & Pat Ames

Ushers:                      Judi Gibbs, Ethel Clancy, George Jensen,

                                   Greg Miller, Charlie Miller, Paul Nash,     

                                   Barbara Stewart

Organist:                    Sheryl Robbins

Church Phone:            315-536-9821

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

Church E-mail:           pyfbc224@gmail.com

Church Website:       pennyanfbc.com

Interim Pastor:           Rev. Richard D. Burke

                                    2215 Clark Road, Penn Yan

                                    315-536-0021

                                    RICBUR555@gmail.com

 

Please  be  in  Prayer  for:

 

Milly Bloomquist                               Frank Modaffari

Holly Buchanan                                  Barbara Mortensen

Tom Burke                                         Mary Murphy

Margaret Drakely                             Keith Pierce

Bill Gillette                                        Jennifer Schoen

Mary Beth Greene                           Charlie Taylor                       

Bernie Gridley                                    Stub Vaughn

John Paul Hunt                                   Elwood & Phyllis 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

 

Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.

 

This  Week’s  Schedule  & Announcements

 

Today

9:15 am Choir Practice

11 am Children's Sunday School

11 am Adult Sunday School: Tempering In Discernment

5 pm Wellspring Fellowship

 

Monday, November 15

Newsletter articles are due today

7 pm Community Chorus

 

Tuesday, November 16

7 pm Nominating Committee Meeting

 

Wednesday, November 17

9 am Food for the Needy -  set up

5 pm Backpack Program

7 pm “The Miracle of Life Change” Small Group

 

Thursday, November 18

9 am Food for the Needy – packing

7 pm Boy Scouts Meeting

 

Friday, November 19

9 am Food for the Needy – distribution

9 am-4 pm Ring the Bell for Christmas for the Needy at TOPS

 

Next Week's Theme & Scripture:

“Counting Our Blessings”

Psalm 100

 

Church  News

 

Finger Lakes Association Annual Meeting - Today

At the Clifton Springs Baptist Church. Registration begins at 2:30 pm, devotions at 2:45, meeting at 3 pm. There will be a dish to pass supper at 5 pm. Don & Kathie Lawrence will drive, leaving from the church parking lot at 2 pm.

 

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”.

 

Next Week is Homecoming Sunday !!!

This is an event we don't want you to miss! Everyone is such an important part of this church family and the day wouldn't be complete without YOU. Please plan to join us. The schedule is as follows: Worship Service at 10 AM: “Counting Our Blessings”,

Fill Thanksgiving Baskets at 11 AM; Appetizers at 11:30 AM; Homecoming Dinner at 12 Noon.

Make your reservations by calling the church office at 536-9821.

 

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.

 

Treasurer, Asst. Treasurer and Bookkeeping

The Board of Trustees is considering hiring a bookkeeper to handle day-to-day bookkeeping and accounts and will also have to appoint a treasurer and asst. treasurer to sign checks, reconcile accounts and oversee bookkeeping.

 

Steeple Roof Repair

Bids have been received to repair the steeple roof. More information to follow as it becomes available.

 

Stewardship Campaign

If you haven't submitted your pledge card, please do so as soon as possible. This next year will be challenging. There are additional pledge forms on the tables at the rear of the sanctuary and in the foyer.

 

Community  News

 

Ringing the Bell for Christmas for the Needy - Friday, November 19

It's that time of the year again! Time to ring the bell to raise awareness and monies for the Christmas for the Needy Program. Each church takes a turn and our turn is this Friday, November 19, from 9 am to 4 pm in front of TOPS Supermarket in Penn Yan. Usually, each person or team, will ring for 1 hour and then be relieved by the next shift.  There is a clipboard in the foyer for you to sign up. This is a fun and festive activity!!!

 

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?                       10/24              10/31               11/7                                                                                                                                                                                                

                                                       64                   61                  60

Current Expenses                  $1,072             $1,052         $3,431

Missions                                       393                  186              640

BT&T                                           150                  110              364

Total                                        $1,615            $1,348          $4,435

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

 

When  troubles  drive  you   to  prayer,

prayer  can   drive  away  your  troubles.