Monthly Archives: November 2015

Nov. 22: Knowing a King

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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “Knowing a King” with scriptures from Psalm 93 and Mark 18:33-37. Miles Simpson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Thanksgiving Eve meal and Communion will be this Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m.

Hanging of the Greens and the Moravian Lovefeast is Sunday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m.

The McGill Post Office will be open November 29-December 20. You are asked to leave cards only for regularly attending church family. Cost is 25 cent per card. Money collected will go to pay for Children’s Mission Projects.

Thanksgiving closings

Hot dogs will not be served onFriday, Nov.  27. The church office will be closed on Thursday and Friday. A newsletter will not be published this week due to the printing of the Advent Booklet.

Mission Opportunities:

The Cabarrus Partnership for Children is again collecting gently used or new coats for children sizes 12 months up to size 10/12. They are also collecting preschool sized winter items such as gloves, hats and scarves. NEW packages of preschool sized socks and underwear are needed also. A red box is in the lobby for collection.

The Joint Mission Council is collecting gently used clothes for small children to teen- agers for The Upper Room. The box and rack for hanging clothes is in the back of the sanctuary.

Ryan Foot Clinic is collecting new socks to be given to CVAN and the Community Free Clinic. A box is available in the lobby

The YMCA Empty Stocking Christmas Tree is collecting new toys. Leave your toys in the box in the lobby.

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Nov. 15: Sources of Amazement


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “Sources of Amazement” with scriptures from Mark 13:1-8 and I Samuel 2:1-10. Eric Poe is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

There will be a youth/parent meeting on today at 9:20 in the sanctuary with Paul.

Samaritans Purse Shoe Boxes should be returned today.

Sign up today for the Girls’ Nite Out at Garofola’s Italian Restaurant, Friday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 pm.  This evening is for all ages and childcare will be provided if requested with advanced sign up.

Join us for the Lovefeast on the first Sunday of Advent, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

The Piedmont Choral Society hosts its 6th annual “Old Fashioned Hymn Sing” of older, beloved hymns and hymn stories this afternoon at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church on November 15. The program is free. Please bring a canned good for CCM. A reception will follow.

Mission Opportunities:

-The Cabarrus Partnership for Children is again collecting gently used or new coats for children sizes 12 months up to size 10/12. They are also collecting preschool sized winter items such as gloves, hats and scarves. NEW packages of preschool sized socks and underwear are needed also. A red box is in the lobby for collection.

-The Joint Mission Council is collecting gently used clothes for small children to teen- agers for The Upper Room. The box and rack for hanging clothes is in the back of the sanctuary.

Ryan Foot Clinic is collecting new socks to be given to CVAN and the Community Free Clinic. A box is available in the lobby

-The YMCA Empty Stocking Christmas Tree is collecting new toys. Leave your toys in the box in the lobby.

Steve decided it was the CROP "run"
Steve decided it was the CROP “run”

Nov. 8: How to Give


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 146 and Mark 12:38-44. The Deacon of the Week is Dan Philbeck, who will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

The Rev. Paul Haywood will lead Children’s Time.  The Sanctuary Choir will present the morning anthem “Lord Most Holy.”

Budget Meeting

The 2016 budget will be presented at 6 p.m. tonight, Nov. 8, with discussion. The vote to approve the  budget will be held at services next Sunday, Nov. 15.

Announcements

J.O.Y. Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m.

Youth/parent meeting:  Paul will meet with the youth and parents at 9:20 a.m. in the Sanctuary Sunday, Nov. 15.

Girls’ Nite Out at Garofola’s Italian Restaurant will be Friday Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Sign-up are being taken now. This is for all ages and childcare will be provided if requested with advanced sign up. Sign-up sheets will be available at church Nov. 8 and 15.

The Piedmont Choral Society hosts its 6th Annual Old Fashioned Hymn Sing at Forest Hill United Methodist Church on Nov. 15.  The free program will be at 3 p.m.

Helping others

The Cabarrus Partnership for Children is collecting gently used and new coats for children sizes 12 months to size 10/12. They are also collecting preschool sized winter items such as gloves, hats and scarves. NEW packages of preschool sized socks and underwear are also needed. A red box is in the lobby for collection.

The Joint Mission Council is collecting gently used clothes for small children to teenagers for The Upper Room. The box and rack for hanging clothes is in the back of the sanctuary.

Hot dogs are served every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McGill.
Hot dogs are served every Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McGill.

Nov. 1: All Things New


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the message “All Things New” with scriptures from Psalm 24 and Revelations 21:1-6a. The Rev. Jackie Pace is the Deacon of the Week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer. The Sanctuary Bells will perform On Wings of Eagles at the 10:45 service.

Today is All Saints Day and we remember the Saints who left us in the past year

ALL SAINTS REMEMBRANCE

Frances Barnes                                    Beulah Womble                                   Phyllis Costley

Nadine Yow                                             Margie Helms                                      Nancy Jordan

Juanita Hartsell                                        Jeff Measmer                                             Jack Suite

Charles Chubirko                                      Paul Swett

 

The Deacons meet today at 2 p.m.

Today from 3-5 p.m., an Advanced Care Planning Workshop will be held in the sanctuary. Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County are hosting the free workshop on creating healthcare documents for your future. You will be able to complete a Living Will or Healthcare Power of Attorney and have it notarized at no charge at the workshop.

Announcements

The 2016 budget will be presented on Sunday, Nov, 8, at 6 p.m. with discussion. On Sunday, Nov, 15, a vote to approve the budget will be taken at both services.

There will be a children/parent meeting on Sunday, Nov, 8, at 9:20 in the sanctuary with Paul.

Samaritans Purse Shoe Boxes are available in the Media Center. Inside each box is directions on what can be used to fill the box along with labels to be taped to the outside of the box designating whether the gift is for a boy or girl and their age. Please return the filled boxes by Nov, 15.

Envelopes are available today for you to reserve a poinsettia during the Advent season. Dates the flowers will be in the church are Nov. 29, Dec. 6,  13 and 20.  The cost for either a red or white poinsettia is $12. There is a box outside Paul’s office in which to leave your envelope.  Deadline to return your order is November 15.

The Piedmont Choral Society hosts its 6th annual “Old Fashioned Hymn Sing” of older, beloved hymns and hymn stories on Sunday, Nov. 15, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. The program is free. Please bring a canned good for CCM. A reception will follow.

Everyone had fun at the Fall Festival Friday. Check the photo to see more pictures
Everyone had fun at the Fall Festival Friday. Check the photo to see more pictures