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

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.