Blessings and Woes

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, “Blessings and Woes” with scriptures from Jeremiah 17:5-10 and Luke 6:17-26. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.Bible study

Bible Study

A study continues tonight from 6-7 p.m. on the book “How to Read the Bible and Still be a Christian: Struggling with Divine Violence from Genesis through Revelation” A snack supper will be shared as the book is discussed.

Blood drive

The Community Blood Center of the Carolina will have a Blood Drive on Monday, February 25, in the sanctuary from 4-7 p.m. Please sign up in the back of the church today. Drop ins are welcome also.

Dementia workshop

A dementia workshop will be held at McGill on Saturday March 2 and March 9 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Call 800-272-3900 or go to communityresourcefinder.org to register

M&M care packages

March 3 the M & M’s will meet to prepare care packages for our college students. See Jordan Plemmons if you have a question. Sessions are free and include a lunch.

Children’s missions study

The children on Wednesday night each week learn about our field personnel in other countries. Bring your children to be a part of this study. Talk to Susan Pollack if you have questions.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ or help with upcoming BBQ on March 29. If you have items in the freezer or refrigerator, please remove them by March 22.

An Epiphany

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “An Epiphany” on Sunday, Feb. 3, with scriptures from Jeremiah 1:4:10 and I Corinthians 13:1-13. Joe Anderson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Children to splash pad

Calling all children and parents! Come to Ray’s Splash Planet today from 2:30 to 4:30. The cost is $8 for kids, $11 for adults and $5 for non-swimmers. Don’t forget a towel and change of clothes. 

Care packages for shut-ins

Today at 5 p.m. we are making Valentine care-packages for the shuts-ins. Come help pack or let us know if you can deliver a package.  March 3rd we’ll make the final care-packages for colleges students.  

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

The Biscuit Bake Off will be on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m. Come and enjoy brunch with all the trimmings. Biscuits will be made by Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell, Steve Harrill and Darrel Huskey.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

You all are invited to come out to JOY CLUB on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 AM. We will be served a delicious country luncheon of pintos, greens and cornbread. Our program will be given by Jeff Page, a karaoke singer. Jeff goes to Brookdale Assisted Living Center weekly to sing for the residents. He enjoys singing in the adult choir at Loves Grove UMC in Stanfield. He will sing popular songs from the fifties, sixties and 70’s.

Valentine’s Banquet

The Valentine Banquet is on February 15 at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy the food, fun and fellowship. Tickets are on sale Sunday.

Children’s Missions Program

The children on Wednesday night each week learn about our field personnel in other countries. Bring your children to be a part of this study. Talk to Susan Pollack if you have questions.

Recycle card

Bring your greeting cards to the church to be sent to Earth Inspired Crafts and Education to be repurposed for nursing homes, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, veterans’ hospitals and service men and women overseas. There is a box in the lobby.

Preparing for barbecue

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ or help with upcoming BBQ on March 29. If you have items in the freezer or refrigerator, please remove them by March 22.

Fulfilled

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Fulfilled” with scriptures from Psalm 19 and Luke 4:14-21, Sunday, Jan. 27. Ginger Zsambeky is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Children’s trip to splash pad

Calling all children and parents! Come on out to Ray’s Splash Planet next Sunday, February 3, from 2:30 to 4:30. The cost is $8 for kids, $11 for adults and $5 for non swimmers. Don’t forget a towel and change of clothes.

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

The Biscuit Bake Off will be on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m. Come and enjoy brunch with all the trimmings. Biscuits will be made by Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell, Steve Harrill and Darrel Huskey.

Valentine Banquet

Mark your calendars for the Valentine Banquet on February 15 at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy the food, fun and fellowship. Tickets will be on sale on Sunday.

Children and missions program

The children on Wednesday night each week learn about our field personnel in other countries. Bring your children to be a part of this study. Talk to Susan Pollack if you have questions.

Helping our community

Food on the First is next Sunday, February 3. Items needed for the RAIN closet: toilet tissue, Kleenex, paper towels, dish detergent, cleaning supplies, Clorox, laundry detergent, bar soap.

Recycle greeting cards

Bring your greeting cards to the church to be sent to Earth Inspired Crafts and Education to be repurposed for nursing homes, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, veterans’ hospitals and service men and women overseas. There is a box in the lobby.

Concessions volunteers needed

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

One Spirit, different gifts

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the message “One Spirit, different gifts” with scriptures from Isaiah 62:1-5 and I Corinthians 12:1-11. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

MLK holiday

The church office will be closed tomorrow. There will not be a newsletter this week.

Offering envelopes

2019 Offering Envelopes are in your Sunday School Classroom or in the staff hallway. Please pick them up today.

McGill Biscuit Bake-off

The Biscuit Bake Off will be on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m. Come and enjoy brunch with all the trimmings. Biscuits will be made by Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell, Steve Harrill and Darrel Huskey.

Take an old hymnal home

New hymnals are now being used during services. If you would like an old hymnal please pick one up today.

Recycle greeting cards

Bring your greeting cards to the church to be sent to Earth Inspired Crafts and Education to be repurposed for nursing homes, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, veterans’ hospitals and service men and women overseas. There is a box in the lobby.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Keep the dream alive, everyday

“”I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'”

Worship, service & praise

Services streamed on Facebook

Scriptures today, Sunday, Jan. 13, come from Isaiah 60:1-6. Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

2019 Offering Envelopes

2019 Offering Envelopes are in your Sunday School Classroom or in the staff hallway. Please pick them up today.

Youth council meeting

The youth council will meet today, Jan. 13, at 4:30 and the children’s committee will meet Wednesday, January 16, at 6:00.

Biscuit bake-off

The Biscuit Bake Off will be on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m.

New hymnals, old hymnals

New hymnals have been purchased. If you would like an old hymnal please pick one up today.

Recycle greeting cards

Bring your greeting cards to the church to be sent to Earth Inspired Crafts and Education to be repurposed for nursing homes, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, veterans’ hospitals and service men and women overseas. There is a box in the lobby.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ

Change of Plans

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Change of Plans” with scriptures from Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12. Jeff Young is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet for their regular monthly meeting today at 2 p.m.

Offering envelopes

2019 Offering Envelopes are in your Sunday School Classroom or in the staff hallway. Please pick them up today.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The JOY Club will meet this Thursday, January 10th, at 11:00 a.m. One of our own McGill members, Phil Stephens, will be speaking about his work with hospitals until his recent retirement. All are invited to come and enjoy a prepared lunch and hear Phil.

Youth meetings

Our Sunday night youth will begin meeting next week, January 13.

Passport, Arkansas meeting

There will be a very important Passport and Arkansas meeting next Sunday, January 13 at 9:20.

Youth council meeting

The youth council will meet Sunday, January 13, at 4:30 and the children’s committee will meet Wednesday, January 1,6 at 6:00.

New hymnals

New hymnals have been purchased. The old hymnals will be available for you to pick up to take home if you would like today. Warm clothing collection

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are for 4 & 5 year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a collection box in the lobby.

Recycle greeting cards

Bring your greeting cards to the church to be sent to Earth Inspired Crafts and Education to be repurposed for nursing homes, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, veterans’ hospitals and service men and women overseas. There is a box in the lobby.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Old Advice for a New Year

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Old Advice for a New Year” with scriptures from Psalm 148 and Colossians 3:12-17. Phillip Riley is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.Offering envelopes

Offering Envelopes

2019Offering Envelopes are in your Sunday School Classroom or in the staff hallway.Please pick them up today.

2018donations must be postmarked or delivered to the church by December 31 toreceive credit.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

TheJOY Club will meet on January 10th at 11:00 a.m. One of our own McGill members,Phil Stephens, will be speaking about his work with hospitals until his recentretirement. All are invited to come and enjoy a prepared lunch and hear Phil.Warm clothing collection

Warm clothing collection

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boysand girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are for 4& 5 year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. Thereis a collection box in the lobby.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule isposted in the WAY weekly.

Rescheduled Christmas concert

The 60voice Piedmont Choral Society will perform its rescheduled Christmas concert onSaturday, January 5, at 4 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church in Concord. Theywill be accompanied by a full orchestra, Don Simmons, piano/organ and directedby Joe Judge. A love offering will be taken and a reception will follow.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

He has lifted the lowly

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Dr. St eve Ayers delivers the sermon the fourth Sunday of Advent with scriptures from Micah 5:2-5a and Luke 1:30-55. Kim Lyda is the Deacon of the Week.

Christmas mission offering

CBF Global Missions Offering will be taken through Christmas. Church goal is $5000.00. Collected to date is $1,365.00.

Christmas Pokes

Christmas pokes will be packed on Monday, December 24, at 10 a.m. This tradition was begun at McGill during the Great Depression because the church wanted to make sure every child received a treat. The bags are done in memory of Mr. Arthur Morris by his family because it was so important to him.

Christmas Eve Communion

Join us Christmas Eve and 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. for communion and candle lighting. At the 11 p.m. service we will ring in Christmas Day.

Church office closed

The church office will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th.

Food on the First

Remember Food on the First in January.

Offering envelopes

2019 Offering envelopes are in your Sunday School class or in the staff hallway. Please pick them up today. If you cannot find yours, please call Patsy.

If you wish to make a donation for 2018 please make sure it is postmarked December 31 or at the church by December 30.

Children’s warm coat collection

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are for 4- & 5-year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a collection box in the lobby.

Recycle your cards

Please donate your greeting cards for Earth Inspired Crafts and Education. They will be recycled for nursing homes, hospitals, veterans and service men and women overseas. A box is in the lobby.

Volunteers needed

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

No hot dogs Friday

There will not be hot dogs on Friday, December 28.

Bear Fruits

This the 3rd Sunday in Advent, Dec. 16, 2018. Today’s sermon, delivered by Dr. Steve Ayers, is “Bear Fruits” with scriptures from Zephaniah 3:14-20 and Luke 3:7-18.

Services are streamed live and available in recorded version on Facebook Live

CBF Global Missions Offering will be taken through Christmas. Churchgoal is $5000.00. Collected to date is $735.00.

AdventSchedule:

December 16-Children’s Musical 6 pm

December 19-Blue Christmas Service 6 pm

December 24-Packing of pokes at 10 am

December 24-Christmas Eve Service at 6 & 11 pm

The children will present the musical “Star Search” tonight at 6 p.m. Please bring yourfavorite finger foods to share during a time of fellowship after the play.

Youare invited to attend the December J.O.Y. Club on Thursday, December 20, 11:00a.m. There will be Christmas fun with Santa and music with Robin and SteveHarrill! Enjoy a lunch meal of BBQ and trimmings.

Todayis deadline to sign up for PassportChoices. Deposit due is $ 60.00.

Christmas pokes will be packed on Monday, December 24,at 10 a.m. This tradition was begun at McGill during the Great Depressionbecause the church wanted to make sure every child received a treat. The bagsare done in memory of Mr. Arthur Morris by his family because it was soimportant to him.

2019 Offering envelopes are in your Sunday School class or in the staff hallway.Please pick them up today. If you cannot find yours, please call Patsy.

If you wish to make a donation for 2018 please make sure it is postmarked December 31 or at the church by December 30.

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most neededare for 4- & 5-year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks andunderwear. There is a collection box in the lobby.

Please donate your greeting cards for Earth Inspired Crafts and Education. They will be recycled fornursing homes, hospitals, veterans and service men and women overseas. A boxwill be in the lobby.

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule isposted in the WAY weekly.There will not be hotdogs on Friday, December 28.

First Sunday of Advent

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “…that Your Hearts are not Weighted  Down”  on the first Sunday of Advent, Sunday, Dec. 2. Carolyn Guess is the Deacon of the Week. She will lead the morning prayer and read the Old Testament scripture.

CBF Global Missions Offering

McGill’s goal for this year’s missions offering is $5000. Offerings will be taken through Christmas.

McGill Missions Post Office

The Children’s Missions program is delivering Christmas cards for 25 cents each with proceeds going toward children’s mission projects.

Advent schedule

Dec. 9  Moravian Lovefeast 6 p.m.

Dec. 16 Children’s Musical 6 p.m.

Dec. 19 Blue Christmas Service 6 p.m.

Dec. 24 Packing of the Pokes 10 a.m.

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Services 6 and 11 p.m.

Fruitcake trip

The Senior Adults will be going to the Southern Supreme Fruitcake Factory on Saturday, Dec. 8. They will stop in Siler City for lunch. The bus will leave at 9:45 a.m. See Frances Morris if you would like to go.

Speedway Christmas lights

The Family Life Committee is sponsoring a trip to the Speedway Christmas Lights Saturday, Dec. 8. See Erin Currie if you would like to go or like more information.

The Way – McGill newsletter

 

Advent worship booklet