BULLETIN FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2012
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street November 18, 2012
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 ~ Chimes
Welcome & Announcements
Moment for Stewardship
*Song of Praise “Great Is the Lord” PB no. 20
*Call to Worship
*Hymn “There's Something About That Name” PB no. 78
Anthem “Thanks Be To God”
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.
Scripture Reading Ephesians 1:3-6 NT pg. 258
*Hymn “Let All Things Now Living” No. 554
Sermon “Always Thanksgiving” Rev. Stephen Sanden
*Invitational Hymn “Jesus, We Just Want to Thank You” PB no. 36
*Benediction ~ *Postlude
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Greg & Nancy Marion
Lay Reader: Brittany Griffin
Ushers: Clifford LeBarr
Organist: Carrie Ahearn
Choir Director: Barbara Stewart
Pastor: Rev. Stephen Sanden
Pastor's Phone: Cell 386-986-6961
PO Box 695, Penn Yan
Pastor's E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
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
Our Special Interest Missionaries:
Rev. Charles and Mrs. Sarah Clement-West, Zambia
Courtney Crisler, The Place, Norwich, NY
Quail Summit: Alice Wise
Clinton Crest: Necia Smith Doris Barcliff
The Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Dick Sharman Willie Nelson
The Manor: Margaret Hartwell Billie Potts
Our Service Men and Women and their families
Our Country and Leaders
This Week at First Baptist
3 pm Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
5 pm Wellspring Fellowship Service
Monday, November 19
5 pm Wellspring Thanksgiving Dinner
7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, November 20
7 pm Wellspring Bible Quiz Team
Happy Birthday to Marge Cornell!
Wednesday, November 21
10 am ARC Worship Service
Happy Birthday to Judi Scheel!
Thursday, November 22
Happy Birthday to Carrie Ahearn!
Friday, November 23
Church Office will be closed today
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
The Penn Yan Area Council of Churches invites you to join with others from our faith community in a service of Thanksgiving on today at 3 pm, here at First Baptist Church. Judy White, pastor of Bluff Point UMC will deliver the Thanksgiving message. An offering to benefit the Food Pantry will be taken.
Ring the Bell
There are a few early open spots to fill for Ringing the Bell for the Needy. See the clipboard in the sanctuary.
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. All items need to be at the church by Sunday, December 2nd so we have time to get the baskets together. Monetary donations are always welcome and can be given to Cindy Ovens to help defray costs.
Ethel Clancy will be making her delicious egg rolls and Sheryl Robbins will be making her peanut butter fudge. We will be selling sodas, water and hot cocoa as well. This year we are asking for baked goods (individually packaged) and single serving pies. Any questions regarding the baked goods or if you'd like to help bake call Cathy MacDougall at 531-8390 anytime between 9 am and 8 pm.
Mission income for the Treasury on November 11th was $150. Another $4 was received for the World Mission Offering bringing the total to $1,036. We also received $1 for Pennies for Milly's Pantry. Thank you.
There will be a meeting of the Investment Committee on Tuesday, November 27th, at 5:30 pm
for prayers covering Stacy Whitney, she is doing well.
Attendance and Financial Report
Were you here? 10/28 11/4 11/11
52 66 68
Current Expenses $675 $3,327 $896
BT&T 103 1,052 1,098
Total $778 $4,379 $1,994
PYA Drama Club Presents:
“You Can't Take it With You”, by George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart
Penn Yan Academy Auditorium Today at 2 pm
Tickets at the door: $8 students/seniors, $9 adult
Hurricane Sandy Relief
The Dundee Youth Center is collecting supplies for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. A local family is collecting and has already taken several car loads down to the NYC area. Items being collected are:
toothpaste toothbrushes cleaning supplies soap
paper towels toilet paper kleenex shampoo
blankets diapers baby clothes coats
Items may be left at the Youth Center, they are open til 6 pm. They only ask that clothing and coats are gently used.
A craft sale and bake sale will be held at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 8th from 9 am – 3 pm. Vendors may rent a table/space for $25. Call 536-6711.
Family Life Radio
....has sent pamphlets of their Christmas programming which begins Nov. 26th. Locally you can find them on the FM dial at 93.7 or 88.9. Pick one up from the greeting table!
Rest and be Thankful.
~ William Wadsworth