|- - - - NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2010 - - - -|
of Penn Yan First Baptist Church
224 Main St.Penn Yan, NY 14527
SEPT. 5th - We welcome our new interim pastor!
Rev. Richard D. Burke will take the pulpit on Sunday, September 5, as our interim minister.
Rev. Burke is retired and has lived in
as of late. Florida
He pastored at the
First Baptist Churchof from 1976 to 1988. New York City
We’re looking forward to welcoming Rev. Burke to
of Penn Yan. First Baptist Church
Be sure to join us!!!!
Sept. 12 “Take Heart from Christ's Example”
Sept. 19 Women’s Sunday - guest speaker Amy Manning
Sept. 26 “Eternal Investments”
Each service will be followed by a fellowship hour
Lay Readers Greeters
5 - Jack Clancy George & Joyce Slocum
12 - Betty Johnson Betty Johnson & Polly
19 - Pat Ames Barbara Gage & Pat
26 - Don Lawrence Lyle, Treavor, Calysta
& Kevin Conrad
7 ~ Kathryn Clayson 24 ~ Greg Miller
8 ~ Mary Lou Hainsworth 25 ~ Jack Clancy
Ansley 28 ~ Viola Gray Sylvania
17 ~ Matt Scutt 30 ~ Barbara Burke
20 ~ Pat Ames
From the board of Christian Education:
Sunday School Rally Day will be on September 12, where all will have the opportunity to enroll in a
program. Church School offerings include Primary and Elementary classes beginning after the Children’s Story. The Adult Class will begin after the Sunday Service. Church School
Our teacher for the Elementary Program beginning on October 3 will be Diane DeLooza, who will teach, she says, until the snow flies. Diane is a fine teacher. We hope it is a dry fall, Diane. (Added note from Dick: … and a SNOWLESS winter!)
American Baptist Woman’s Sunday is September 19th. Our guest speaker will be Amy Manning, assistant regional director for Church World Service in upstate
. During that servicewe will present to Amy the completed school and hygiene kits we have collected and put together during the summer. Plan to join us for what promises to be an interesting and informative service planned and led by the women of our congregation. New York
On September 19, we will have the opportunity to walk through Kashong Glen. Our guide, Lyle Conrad, tells that in addition to rhe fall scenery, there are interesting fossils to be found in the rocks along the way. Our trek will begin after the service. Bring tennis shoes and plan to get your feet wet!
A Lay Studies class on Spiritual Development will be offered this fall. The instructor will be Pastor Debbie Kamm of Reed’s Corners Babtist church. The cost for this course is free to members of our church with an application to thr
Finger LakesAssociation of ABC/NYS. The time is to be announced.
From the Church Office
With the arrival of September, we welcome back many of the community groups who use our facilities. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Community Chorus, Keuka Quilters, and the Backpack Program. Keep this in mind as your group plans activities. Be sure to check with Peggy on the availability of rooms, and get your activity on the calender, Thank you!!!
Marbles Glass was here to insrall a new door closure on the main glass door.
Thanks, again, to those who stepped in to give me time off for my knee surgery and vacation. Thank you, thank you. thank you!!
Communications is key. Try to remember to pass along information from your committee's upcoming planned activities. Who, what, when,where, how. Submit them by the middle of the month to be included in the next month's newsletter.
2010 ~ SUNDAY BULLETIN MEMORIAL COVERS
Many dates are open to reserve your chosen Sunday for your memorial/honor bulletin. The cost is $10 for one Sunday. In purchasing Memorial Bulletin Covers, you will help defray some of the church’s operating costs and at the same time memorialize or recognize a loved one. Printed in the bulletin will be the information you provide below. Please send this form to the church office along with your payment.
Date Preferred _______________ From _______________________
In Honor of ______________________________________________
In Memory of _____________________________________________