Monthly Archives: September 2017

Welcome to McGill

Watch our services on-line here.

The Rev. Darryl Jefferson delivers sermon this week, Sunday, Sept. 24. Our Pastor, Dr. Steve Ayers, is at a farm program at Princeton University. The Deacon of the Week is Kim Lyda. She will lead the morning prayer and read scriptures at the  10:45 a.m. service.

Mammography Van here

The CHS- NorthEast Mobile Mammography Van will be at McGill Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call to make an appointment 704-403-1729. Financial assistance is available.

CROP Walk Oct. 15

The CROP Walk to fight hunger will be Sunday, Oct. 15 at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the walk beginning at 2 p.m. See Robert Kluttz for details.

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Sept. 17: The Community of Life

Watch this week’s sermon on our Ustream channel here

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 114 and Romans 14:1-12. Danny Kirkman is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth meeting

The Youth Council will meet today (Sunday, Sept. 17) at 5 p.m. Parents are asked to sign up for Sunday night suppers for the youth. Sign up sheet is outside the youth room

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child in September-Small Games. A packing party for Operation Christmas Child is on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

Sweet potato harvest volunteers

Sweet potatoes will be harvested Saturday, September 23, unless the soil is too wet. Sweet potatoes are a good source of nutrition and have been a major crop since McGill first began the garden. That Saturday is also a UNCC football concession day.  Many who would normally volunteer at the Farm will be working the game, so we need others to step forward and fill the gap.  If you are considering volunteering at the Farm, sign up today following worship.

The budget process

The Finance and Stewardship Committee will receive budget requests at a meeting on September 25 at 7 p.m.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 27 beginning at 6 p.m. Orange tubs are at the exits of the church. Please help fill them with wrapped candy for this fun night. If you’d like to help please see Erin Currie or email her at erin@curriecreations.com.

Chrismon classes

See Joyce Kluttz if you are interested in making new Chrismons for the Chrismon tree this Advent season.

Nursery workers needed

We have a need for nursery workers in the baby and the toddler rooms. See Jordan Plemmons for the 8:30 a.m. service or Melinda Wolanin for the 10:45 service.

Race Together

Race Together, an engaging and informative series, will be held at McGill each Sunday afternoon from 3-5 through October 15.  You can email Wendy McConnell at RaceTogetherSeries@gmail.com to enroll. This 6-week series will shed light on historical and social context leading to our current racial situation.

15th Anniversary at Poplar Tent

Mark your calendar for November 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location.

Recent services

The Night Is Far Gone

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 149 and Romans 13: 8-14. Judy Jones is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

Deacons dinner meeting

A joint dinner meeting of those deacons who are rotating off the Diaconate and those recently elected will be tonight, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m.  Spouses are invited.

Youth meeting

The youth will meet tonight, Sunday, Sept. 10, from 6:15 until 7:45. Parents are reminded to sign up for supper outside the youth room on the bulletin board.

Future Development Committee

The Future Development Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 12, at 7:00 p.m.

Children’s Council

Children’s council meets Wednesday, September 13 at 6.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday, September 14, at 11 a.m. Mr. Jim Cooper will give an overview of Hospice and Pallative Care. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.

McGill Supper Club

The McGill Supper Club will go to Johnny’s Farm House at 290 Copperfield Blvd. in Concord on Friday, September 15. Meet at the church at 6:30 or at the restaurant at 6:45. All are welcome to attend.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child in September-Small Games. A packing party for Operation Christmas Child is on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

Sweet Potato Harvest

Sweet potatoes will be harvested Saturday, September 23, unless the soil is too wet. Sweet potatoes are a good source of nutrition and have been a major crop since McGill first began the garden. That Saturday is also a UNCC football concession day.  Many who would normally volunteer at the Farm will be working the game, so we need others to step forward and fill the gap.  If you are considering volunteering at the Farm, sign up today following worship.

Nursery workers needed

We have a need for nursery workers in the baby and the toddler rooms. See Jordan Plemmons for the 8:30 a.m. service or Melinda Wolanin for the 10:45 service.

Race Together series

Race Together, an engaging and informative series, will be held at McGill each Sunday afternoon from 3-5 beginning September 10 through October 15.  You can email Wendy McConnell at RaceTogetherSeries@gmail.com to enroll. This 6-week series will shed light on historical and social context leading to our current racial situation.