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

A True King

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “A True King” with scriptures from Psalm 93 and John 18:33-37. Bryant Frazier is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Honoring Tappy McMIllan

Tappy McMillan will be honored today during the Sunday School hour with a reception in the Journey Classroom and at both worship services for her years as the Child Development Center director.

Tappy McMillan positively affected the lives of thousands of children and their families through decades of service at McGill Child Development Center.

Fruitcake trip

The Senior Adults will be going to the Southern Supreme Fruitcake Factory on Saturday, December 8. They will stop in Siler City for lunch. The bus will leave at 9:45. Please see Frances Morris if you want to go.

Speedway Lights

The Family Life Committee plans to go to the Speedway on December 8 to see the Christmas lights. See Erin Currie if you are interested in going.

Moravian Lovefeast

Mark your calendar for the Moravian Lovefeast on December 9 at 6 p.m. The children will have a musical on December 16 at 6 p.m.

Help hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Children’s warm clothing drive

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.

Charlotte 49ers concession workers 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.

Christmas conert

The Piedmont Choral Society will have a Christmas Concert at Forest Hill Methodist Church on December 7 at 7 p.m. and on December 9 at 3 p.m.

Need barbecue

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Words of Caution

Worship at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday

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Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Words of Caution” with scriptures from Psalm 16 and Mark 13:18. Meredith Farrell is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Church budget vote

Today, Sunday, Nov. 18, at both worship services the budget for 2019 will be voted on.  A discussion was held last Sunday night.

Thanksgiving eve meal and communion

This Wednesday at 7 p.m. we will have a Thanksgiving Eve meal and communion.

Honoring Tappy McMillan

Tappy McMillan will be recognized on Sunday, November 25, during the Sunday School hour with a reception in the Journey Classroom and at both worship services for her years as the Child Development Center director.

Advent poinsettias

Forms are available in the lobby to reserve a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one. Deadline to order is November 21. Cost is $12.00 for either a red or white poinsettia.

Disaster relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Children warm clothing

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 box in the lobby to collect your gifts.

Charlotte 49ers concessions help

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

Christmas Concert

The Piedmont Choral Society will have a Christmas Concert at Forest Hill Methodist Church on December 7 at 7 p.m. and on December 9 at 3 p.m.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Making All Things New

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Dr. Steve Ayers’ sermon title today, Sunday, Nov. 4, is “Making All Things New”. Scritpures come from Isaiah 25:6-9 and Revelation 21:1-6a. Chuck Broadway is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

2019 Budget Discussion

On Sunday, November 11, at 6 p.m., you are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the 2019 budget. On November 18, at both worship services, the budget will be voted on without discussion.

Special music at J.O.Y. Club

You are all invited to the JOY Club meeting on Thursday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. We will celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional meal of turkey and trimmings. Sarah Baumgardner will be entertaining us with a variety of music. Sarah moved to NC in 2016 from Harrisburg, PA and now lives in Harrisburg NC. She is a professional singer, a minister and author. She will have a $10.00 CD for sale of some of her vocal selections. Come welcome this lovely young woman to our church and enjoy her beautiful voice.

Disaster relief efforts

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Operation Christmas Child

Shoeboxes are available in the lobby for Operation Christmas Child. They need to be returned to the church by November 11.

Children’s coat drive

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are 6, 7, 8 for boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a box in the lobby to collect your gifts.

Marys & Marthas Church mice

The M & M (Marys and Marthas) are collecting $10 Wal-Mart gift cards. Please leave them in the basket in the library. Today we will meet and do church “mouse” notes.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

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

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6-week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here on Sunday afternoons from 3-5 through November 11.

Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on November 13. To make an appointment call 888-653-6450 or go online at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.com.

McGill celebrates All Saints’ Day remembering those who have passed in the past year.

Liberating Love

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The Rev. Jackie Pace, a member of McGill, delivers the sermon today with scriptures from Job 42:1-6, 10-17 and  Mark 10:46-52. Erin Curie is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

2019 Budget discussion

On Sunday, November 11, at 6 p.m., you are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the 2019 budget. On November 18, at both worship services, the budget will be voted on without discussion.

Hurricane relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Operation Christmas Child

Shoeboxes are available in the lobby for Operation Christmas Child. They need to be returned to the church by November 11.

Collecting warm coats and clothing

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are 6, 7, 8 for boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a box in the lobby to collect your gifts.

Marys & Marthas project

The M & M (Marys and Marthas) are collecting $10 Wal-Mart gift cards. Please leave them in the basket in the library. On November 4 they will meet and do church “mouse” notes.

Charlotte 49ers basket concessions

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

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6-week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here on Sunday afternoons from 3-5 through November 11.

Dementia education conference

Remembering Kay, a dementia education conference, will be at McGill on November 1. Dr. Ayers will speak at the conference. Go to http://www.rememberingkay.com to register.

Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on November 13. To make an appointment call 888-653-6450 or go online at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.com

Everyone had a great time at Friday’s Fall Festival at McGill.

Not to be served but to serve

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 21, with scriptures from Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c and Mark 10:35-45. Jason Ball is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Hurricane relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 26 from 6-8 p.m. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes. There will be face painting, cake walks, raffle baskets, photo booth, games and prizes and lots of candy.

Children’s coat drive

We are collecting gently used or new coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school. Sizes most needed are 6, 7, 8 for boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a box in the lobby to collect your gifts.

Charlotte 49ers concessions help needed

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions this season. A schedule will be posted in the WAY this week.

Race Together program

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6-week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here on Sunday afternoons from 3-5 through November 11.

Dementia education conference

Remembering Kay, a dementia education conference, will be at McGill on November 1. Dr. Ayers will speak at the conference. Go to http://www.rememberingkay.com to register.

Life Line screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on November 13. To make an appointment call 888-653-6450 or go online at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.com.

What holds us back?

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 14, with scriptures from Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 and Mark 10:17-31. Mandy Ashley is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Meet your deacon

Pick up your church directory today and meet your deacon.

Hurricane relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

CROP Walk today

The 2018 CROP Walk is today at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like to walk or if you’d like to sponsor a walker.

Fall Festival coming soon

The Fall Festival is on October 26 from 6-8 p.m. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes. There will be face painting, cake walks, raffle baskets, photo booth, games and prizes and lots of candy.

Nursery volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed for the nursery during the Early Service. Please call or text Jordan Plemmons if you can help at 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Warm coats drive

We are collecting gently used or new coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school. Sizes most needed are 6, 7, 8 for boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a box in the lobby.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

It is only 3 weeks until the UNCC basketball concession program begins. Look for a complete list in the WAY next week. Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com.

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6-week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here on Sunday afternoons from 3-5 through November 11.

Dementia education conference

Remembering Kay, a dementia education conference, will be at McGill on November 1. Dr. Ayers will speak at the conference. Go to http://www.rememberingkay.com to register.

Lifeline screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on November 13. To make an appointment call 888-653-6450 or go online at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.com.

At the Table

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 7, with scriptures fromHebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12 and Psalm 8. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting today

The Deacons will have their regular monthly meeting today, Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m.

Help hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

The last class of Bridges Out of Poverty, a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, is Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30-8 p.m.

Nursery volunteers needed

The nursery during the Early Service needs more volunteers.  Specifically, for the 2nd Sundays of the even months, 1st Sunday of odd months, and possible alternates if people can’t do their week.  Please contact Jordan Plemmons if you’d be willing to fill those spots or want to be an alternate.  Call / text 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

An Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by the Piedmont Choral Society is today, Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 pm at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Bring a canned good for CCM.

Mammography clinic

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on Oct. 26. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes.

 

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6 week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm

 

Working Together

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Dr. Steve Ayers, our pastor, delivers the message today, Sunday, Sept. 30, with scriptures from Psalm 124 and Mark 9:38-50. Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Helping hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. Classes are from 6:30-8 p.m. on October 4 and 11.

Nursery workers needed

The nursery during the Early Service needs more volunteers.  Specifically for the 2nd Sundays of the even months, 1st Sunday of odd months, and possible alternates if people can’t do their week.  Please contact Jordan Plemmons if you’d be willing to fill those spots or want to be an alternate.  Call / text 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by the Piedmont Choral Society will be on Sunday, October 7, at 3 pm at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Bring a canned good for CCM.

Mammography clinic at McGill

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, October 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

2018 CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 26. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes.

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6 week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm.

Filling community needs

Food on the First: The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

 

First and Last

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Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “First and Last” today, Sunday, Sept. 23, with the scriptures from Psalm 1 and Mark 9:30-37.  Loree Anderson is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

By-laws changes vote today

Today there will be a congregation meeting to adopt the revision in the church by-laws.

Hurricane Florence donations

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence you can do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. Classes are on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. on September 27 and October 4 and 11. All church members are invited to attend.

Marys & Marthas movie night

On September 29 at 6 p.m. the M & M Group will watch the movie “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and have a short discussion following. Light snacks will be provided.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child: September-Journals, notepads and small school supplies. See the list in for lobby for all supplies that are needed.

Mammography mobile clinic

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, October 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

2018 CROP Walk Oct. 14

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6 week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm.

Community needs

The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

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