Great Is Thy Faithfulness

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” on Sunday, Oct.6, 2019, World Communion Sunday. Jennifer Taylor is the deacon of the week. She read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Budget meetings

The Finance Committee will be having budget meetings on Monday, October 7 and 14, at 7 p.m. to prepare the budget for 2020. Please bring your budget requests to the meeting either tomorrow night or next Monday.

CROP Walk

The annual CROP Walk is on Sunday, October 13, at 2 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Please plan to walk or sponsor a walker.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival will be on Friday, October 25, at 6 p.m. There are tubs at the entrances for you to donate wrapped candy for games, etc

Hot dog help needed

Help is needed to deliver hot dogs on Friday’s between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Please let Winfry Whicker know if you can help.

Washing machine needed

The Joint Missions Council has someone in need of a washing machine. Please see Winfry Whicker if you have one to donate.

Need barbecue?

BBQ and Brunswick stew are available. See Bruce Arrowood to purchase.

The Great Divide

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “The Great Divide” on Sunday, Sept. 29, with scriptures from Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 and Luke 16:19-31. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Church Council meeting

The Church Council will meet tomorrow night, September 30, at 7 p.m.

Building and Grounds meeting

The Building and Grounds Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m.

World Communion Sunday

Next Sunday, Oct. 6, we will celebrate World Communion at both services.

New church directories

Deacons will be available to distribute 2020 directories next Sunday. Please take a moment to pick up your directory and speak with your deacon.

CROP Walk

The annual CROP Walk is on Sunday, October 13, at 2 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church.

Food on the First

Food on the First is next Sunday. Please bring groceries for CCM, supplies for the RAIN closet, wrapped snacks/drinks for PLC or jars of peanut butter and saltine crackers for Esther’s Heart Collection.

Disaster relief

You may contribute to Disaster Relief by making your check to the church with the notation “Disaster Relief”.

Hot dog help needed

Help is needed to deliver hot dogs on Friday’s between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Please let Winfry Whicker know if you can help.

Washing machine needed

The Joint Missions Council has someone in need of a washing machine. Please see Winfry Whicker if you have one to donate.

A few scenes from McGill

Need barbecue?

BBQ and Brunswick stew are available. See Bruce Arrowood to purchase.

Knowing Your Place

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sept. 1, 2019, “Knowing Your Place” with scriptures from Psalm 112 and Luke 14: 1, 7-14. Kim Lyda is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Honoring Paul Haywood

In honor of the retirement of Paul Haywood we will have a luncheon and time of fellowship on Sunday, September 8, following the worship service at noon.

Deacon elections

Deacon election will be held at both services on September 8.

Breakfast at Punchy’s

Come to Punchy’s Diner for breakfast on Thursday, September 5, at 8 a.m.

Flu shot clinic

A Flu Shot Clinic will be held at McGill on Thursday, September 12, from 10-11:30 a.m.

You may sign up in the back of the sanctuary on Sunday.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

J.O.Y. Club is on Thursday, September 12, at 11 a.m.

Washing machine needed

The Joint Missions Council has someone in need of a washing machine. Please see Winfry Whicker if you have one to donate.

Wednesday activities resume

Wednesday night fall activities will begin this week on September 4.

Priorities

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, “Priorities” with scriptures from Isaiah 58:9b-14 and Luke 13:10-17. Carolyn Guess is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Baby Poe

The rosebud today is in honor of the birth of George Phelps Poe. Phelps was born on August 15 to Eric and Jaime Poe. Proud grandparents are Tim Tippett and Daryl and Vangie Poe. Congratulations!

Deacon election

Deacon election will be held at both services on September 8.

Honoring Paul Haywood

In honor of the retirement of Paul Haywood we will have a luncheon and time of fellowship on Sunday, September 8, following the worship service at noon.

Pool party

An End of the Year Pool Party is planned today, 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 tomorrow, August 26, in the sanctuary. 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 today.

Computer, washer 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 activties

Wednesday night fall activities will begin on September 4.

Recycle ink cartridges

Please bring your used inkjet cartridges to the church and leave in box outside of Paul’s office. We are completely out of them to recycle.


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.