Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Earnie Hartsell is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

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This week’s newsletter

Breakfast at Church

On Sunday, February 4, the youth will provide breakfast for the church. They will be serving from 9:20 until 9:40. A serving table will be set up in the hallway outside the Fellowship Area.

Valentine banquet

Everyone is welcome Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. to the McGill Valentine Banquet. Tickets are $8 per person and will be sold today at both services. We look forward to celebrating with you. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Currie at erin@curriecreations.com. Please join us for a wonderful night of great food, fun games and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child January: Washcloth and soap (no Ivory).
February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste).

2018 Chrismons class

If you are interested in making beaded Chrismons for 2018, Rufty’s in Salisbury is offering classes. Call Rufty’s at 704-636-7790 to get information and dates and to reserve your spot or visit their shop at 280 Furniture Drive in Salisbury.

TV needed for R.A.I.N. client

A R.A.I.N. client is in need of a TV. If you have a TV you need to give away please let Anne Bishop or Winfry Whicker know.

Recycling for St. Jude’s

There is a box in the lobby to place your Christmas cards or all occasion cards for St. Jude’s for Children to recycle and create new cards. The Joint Missions Council will send the cards to St. Jude’s.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together February 11 through March 18 from 3-5 at McGill. This 6-week series will shed light on historical and social context leading to our current racial situation. We will look at how we got here; why we remain disconnected; and most importantly, how we can be part of the solutions.

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Following Jesus

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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon today, Jan. 21. The Rev. Darryl Jefferson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth handbells

Youth handbells will resumes today.

McGill Supper Club

McGill Supper Club is Friday, January 26, at 7 pm at The Wooden Spoon, 8480 Pit Stop Court in Concord.

Valentine Banquet

Everyone is welcome Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. to the McGill Valentine Banquet. Tickets will be sold today at both services and are $8 per person.  We look forward to celebrating with you. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Currie at erin@curriecreations.com. Please join us for a wonderful night of great food, fun games and fellowship.

R.A.I.N. Need

A R.A.I.N. client is in need of a TV. If you have a TV you need to give away please let  Anne Bishop or Winfry Whicker know.

Race Together programs

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together on these dates: February 11-March 18 from 3-5 at McGill. This 6-week series will shed light on historical and social context leading to our current racial situation. We will look at how we got here; why we remain disconnected; and most importantly, how we can be part of the solutions.

Hearing the Call

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Jan. 14. Bryant Frazier is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer in the 10:45 a.m. service.

Youth Move Night

Youth movie night tonight from 6-8:30. Pizza will be provided,

Church office closed Monday

The church office will be closed on Monday in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

The Biscuit Bake Off is next Saturday, January 20, at 10 a.m. Bakers will be Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell and Steve Harrill. Come and enjoy the best biscuits around! The menu also includes ham, sausage, grits and eggs, tomatoes and jelly.

Youth handbells

Youth handbells will resume on Sunday, January 21.

Offering envelopes

Offering envelopes for 2018 are available in your Sunday School class or in the lobby. Please let Patsy know if you cannot find yours.

Giving statements will be mailed next week. Please check them immediately for accuracy.

Living will and more

A free opportunity to review and sign your living will and healthcare power of attorney will be offered on March 8, May 10, July 12, September 13 and November 8 at the Concord Library from 5-7 pm. The sessions are also available in Kannapolis and Harrisburg libraries on different dates. See the flier in the lobby area for more information. This is sponsored by Carolinas Health Care.

Bearing Gifts

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Bearing Gifts” with scriptures from Isaiah 60-1-6 and  Matthew 2:1-12. Keith Fitch is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Children’s Council

Children’s Council will meet on Wednesday, January 10, at 6 pm.

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

The Biscuit Bake off is on Saturday, January 20, at 10:00 a.m. Get ready for the friendly competition between Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell and Steve Harrill.

Children’s ministry update

Thank you for your support in 2017 with McGill Baptist’s Children’s Missions Operation Christmas Child. With your monthly donations we packed 100 boxes to send overseas. This past month you donated $692.35 “postage” at our post office that we will use to pay the shipping for next year’s boxes. We are updating our donation calendars to share with you. January will again be a bar of soap (NO IVORY) and a wash cloth. Save the date of November 4, 2018 for the packing party. Check the table outside the Media Center for Christmas cards.

Offering envelopes

Offering Envelopes are available in your Sunday School class or down the office suite hallway. Please let Patsy know if you have a question.

Living will/healthcare power of attorney

A free opportunity to review and sign your living will and healthcare power of attorney will be offered on January 11, March 8, May 10, July 12, September 13 and November 8 at the Concord Library from 5-7 pm. The sessions are also available in Kannapolis and Harrisburg libraries on different dates. See the flier in the lobby area for more information. This is sponsored by Carolinas Health Care.

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The Way newsletter for Jan. 9, 2018