By Faith

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon Sunday, Aug. 18, with scriptures from Isaiah 5:1-7 and Hebrews 11:29-12:2. Meredith Farrell is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Wedding shower

You are invited to a bridal shower honoring Lindsay Megill today from 2-4 p.m. in the fellowship area.

Pool party

An End of the Year Pool Party is planned for Sunday, August 25 at 2 p.m. at the Kings Crossing Clubhouse at 801 Kings Crossing Drive NW. See Erin Currie if you have questions.

Blood drive

A Blood Drive will be held in the McGill Baptist sanctuary on Monday, August 26. Drop in to give blood between 4 p.m.-7 p.m. You may sign up at the table at the back of the sanctuary any Sunday. Donna Duncan can help if you have questions.

Laptop, washing machine needed

The Joint Missions Council is looking for a useable laptop and there is a need also for a washing machine. Please talk to Winfry Whicker if you can donate either.

Wednesday night activities

Wednesday night fall activities will begin on September 4.

What pleases God?

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, “What Pleases God?” Sunday, Aug. 11, with scriptures from Luke 12:32-40 and Isaiah 11:1, 10-20. Keith Fitch is the deacon of the week. He will read the New Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet today, August 11, at 2 p.m.

Lindsay’s bridal shower

You are invited to a bridal shower honoring Lindsay Megill on Sunday, August 18. It is a drop-in shower from 2-4 p.m. in the fellowship area. Lindsay and Jay are registered at Bed, Bath and Beyond and Amazon.

Blood drive

A Blood Drive will be held in the McGill Baptist sanctuary on Monday, August 26. Drop in to give blood between 4 p.m.-7 p.m. You may sign up at the table at the back of the sanctuary any Sunday. See Donna Duncan if you have questions.

More than 36,000 pounds of fresh produce has been grown to fight hunger.

To Do Right

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, July 14, with scriptures from Amos 7:7-17 and Luke 10:25-37. Jason Ball is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

The Lord’s Supper will be observed today.

Arkansas mission trip

Here is the McGill group as they prepared to travel to Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

The youth and their adult leaders left on Friday to go to Helena/West Helena, Arkansas for their annual mission trip. Please pray for them while they minister to these young children and as they travel back home on July 20.

Back to school shoes

The Back to School Shoe Distribution will be on Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until noon.  Please sign up to volunteer at the back table in the sanctuary.  Another way to help is to bring school supplies (by August 4, 2019) that will be used to fill the backpacks given to the children.  School Supply Lists can be picked up from the back table in the sanctuary.  See Donna Duncan with any questions. 

Share the Harvest classes

David Goforth at the Share the Harvest Garden is doing classes at the garden. There are 3 dates left to participate (see the WAY).  They are free and do not require Y membership or volunteer time. Pre-register at https://signup.com/go/fEUHkAZ to ensure enough training materials are on hand. (Supervising adults don’t need to register.) Classes are basic level and best suited for grades 1 through 6 and are not sequential so you may register and attend any or all classes. All ages welcome.

J.O.Y. Club

J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, August 8.

Hot dog sales

Hot dog sales have resumed! Please let Winfry Whicker know if you would like to volunteer.

Stay in touch

If you are not already receiving the constant contact email updates from the church please send your email address to Patsy at plawing@triad.twcbc.com to be added.

Legion

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Legion” today, Sunday, June 23, with scriptures from Psalms 42 and 43 and Luke 8:26-39. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Help with Arkansas mission

You can be a part of the Arkansas Mission Trip by bringing totes, beach towels and spray sunscreen. Please bring your donations by July 7. The Helena-West Helena, Arkansas trip is July 12-20.

Food on the First

Food on the First is July 7. It’s summer and children are out of school. Needed items are cereals and breakfast foods, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter and jelly, Spaghetti O’s, soups, and pork and beans. Esther’s Heart collects peanut butter and crackers. The RAIN Closet needs Clorox, laundry detergent and toilet tissue. The PLC is out for the summer.

No J.O.Y. Club meeting in July

J.O.Y. Club will not meet in July. Their next meeting will be Thursday, August 8.

Share the Harvest gardening classes

David Goforth at the Share the Harvest Garden is doing classes at the garden. They are free and do not require Y membership or volunteer time. Pre-register at https://signup.com/go/fEUHkAZ to ensure enough training materials are on hand. (Supervising adults don’t need to register.) Classes are basic level and best suited for grades 1 through 6 and are not sequential so you may register and attend any or all classes. All ages welcome.

Update your contacts

If you are not already receiving the Constant Contact email updates from the church please send your email address to Patsy at plawing@triad.twcbc.com to be added.

The Message: Endurance Produces Hope

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Our Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the semon “Endurance Produces Hope” today, June 16, with scriptures from Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 and Romans 5:1-5. Joe Anderson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Happy Anniversary

Happy 58th anniversary to Frances and Gene Morris!! The flowers today are given in their honor.  We love you so much. Susan, Alec, Bill, Tracie and Lea

Donuts for Dads

Enjoy “Donuts for Dads” today between services at 9:15 a.m. Today we celebrate Father’s Day.

Life Line screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill tomorrow. Details are on a flier in the lobby area.

Patriotic concert

The Piedmont Choral Society is having “All Patriotic Music” on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church, 265 Union Street N. This is a benefit concert for the Jason Ray Foundation (jasonray.org). Other concerts will be on Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. These concerts are free, but an offering will be accepted.

Update your contact info

If you are not already receiving the constant contact email updates from the church please send your email address to Patsy at plawing@triad.twcbc.com to be added.

Empowered

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon on Pentecost Sunday, June 9, 2019. The title is “Empowered” with scriptures from Psalm 104:24-34, 35b and Acts 2:1-21. Jeff Young is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Remembering Carol Arrowood

The flowers today are given in memory of Carol Arrowood with much love from her family on her 75th birthday June 11.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet today at 2 p.m.

J.O.Y Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.

Celebrating our graduates

Caroline Condrey

Caroline Condrey graduated from Concord High School and will be attending Western Carolina University majoring in Interior Design.

Bradley Arrowood, from left, Kylin Condrey and McKenzie Jones

Bradley Arrowood graduated from Stanly Community College with an Associates Degree in Business Administration.

Kylin Condrey graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in Business Administration.

McKenzie Jones graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science.

Frank McLean (not pictured) graduated from UNC-Charlotte.

McGill scholarships awarded

The annual McGill scholarships were awarded on Graduate Sunday, June 2. Here are the recipients:

Crowell Scholarship-Haylee Frazier

Howard Scholarship-Turner Zsambeky

Eury-Kluttz Scholarship-Summer Fitch

Ginger Kepley Scholarship-Haylee Frazier

Sarah Tucker Scholarship-Summer Fitch

Polk-Aiken Scholarship-Caroline Condrey

Joe & Lena Phillip Scholarship-Ben Haywood

Carl & Ruth McCoy Scholarship-Cade Pace

Janice Sherrill Scholarship-Natalie Gillin

Donuts for Dad

Father’s Day is June 16. Donuts will be served between services at 9:15 a.m.

Lifeline screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on June 17. Details are on a flier in the lobby area.

Patriotic concert

The Piedmont Choral Society is having “All Patriotic Music” on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church, 265 Union Street N.

This is a benefit concert for the Jason Ray Foundation (jasonray.org). Other concerts will be on Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. These concerts are free but an offering will be accepted.

Graduate Sunday

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, June 2, 2019, and  our high school and college graduates are being recognized for their accomplishments.  Scriptures are from Psalm 97 and John 17:20-26. Jeff Young is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Graduate Sunday

Today is Graduate Sunday. We congratulate all those who have graduated from high school and college.

Kitchen renovations

Renovations continue in the kitchen area. Tuesday and Wednesday they will be putting down the tiles for the halls so the kitchen entrance will be closed those 2 days  (6/4 and 6/5).  Plan not to use that entrance until Thursday.

Men’s breakfast

The men will meet at Punchy’s Diner on Thursday, June 6, at 8 a.m.

Deacon nominations

Deacon nominations will be taken today and June 9. Please prayerfully consider six people to become the Deacon Class of 2022. Per our bylaws, no one serving at the present time is eligible for election.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet on June 9 at 2 p.m.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

Donuts for Dads

Father’s Day is June 16. Donuts will be served between services at 9:15 a.m.

Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on June 17. Details are on a flier in the lobby area.

The Scars of Life

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “The Scars of Life” with scriptures from Psalm 118:14-29 and John 20:19-31. The Rev. Tim Pace is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Doubting Thomas, photo from Pixabay.com

J.O.Y. Club at the Brickhouse

The J.O.Y. Club will meet at the Brickhouse Grill, 455 Corban Avenue, South in Concord for their May meeting on May 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Gig on the Green

The Gig on the Green is on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music from the Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers. Bring your lawn chairs. T-Shirts are available for order. Please see Sarah Burris if you would like to order one today.

Church Mouse luncheon

The Church Mouse luncheon is at noon on Sunday, May 19. College students and those who have helped with the students are asked to RSVP to the church office or Jaime Poe at jkt1128@gmail.com by May 12.

McGill scholarships

Scholarship applications will be available next week and need to be returned by May 19. Scholarships will be awarded at Graduate Sunday on June 2.

Chrismon classes

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739.

One Morning

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Easter Sunday, April 21, with scriptures from Isaiah 65:17-25 and John 20:1-18 . Kim Lyda is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

He Is Risen Today

Church office closed

The church office will be closed on Monday, April 22.

Gig on the Green

The Gig on the Green is on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music from the Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers. Bring your lawn chairs. T-Shirts are available for order. Please see Sarah Burris if you would like to order one today.

Kitchen renovations

It will soon be time to close the kitchen so the renovation can begin. The contractor and crew should start on April 29. We will use the remainder of the time to completely empty the kitchen. It will not be available for any use now. The renovation should take 60-70 days.

Chrismon classes

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739

The Stones Would Shout

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “The Stones Would Shout” with scriptures from Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 and Luke 19:28-40 today, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Carolyn Guess is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

CBF missions

You will meet Felix in the CBF Missions video today. Felix had to flee his home in the Congo during a rebellion. He found asylum in Nigeria and later came to the US through a resettlement program. With CBF Field Personnel Kim and Marc Wyatt, Felix ministers to refugees. He has accepted a mandate from Christ. Listen to what he says about that mandate. Church goal: $3000.00.  Received $1,565.00.

Easter Egg hunt

The children’s Egg Hunt is this afternoon from 2-3:30 for preschoolers through 3rd

grade. Be sure and bring your basket. Crafts will be made and a bouncy house will be enjoyed.

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday service with a meal and Communion will be on April 18 at 7 p.m.

Easter flowers

Remember to bring greenery or flowers for the cross on Easter Sunday.

The Gig on the Green

The Gig on the Green is on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music from the Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers. Bring your lawn chairs.

Chrismon classes

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739.