Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Measure You Give

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “The Measure You Give” today, Feb. 24, with scriptures from Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 and Luke 6:27-38. Mandy Ashley is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Blood drive Monday

The Blood Drive is tomorrow, Monday, February 25 from 4-7 p.m. Sign up in the back of the sanctuary or you are welcome to walk in when you can tomorrow. All the blood donated is used locally.

Dementia workshop

A dementia workshop will be held at McGill on Saturday March 2 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and on March 9 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Call 800-272-3900 or go to communityresourcefinder.org to register.  The program is open to individuals with recent diagnosis and early stage Alzheimer’s and related dementia diseases and their families and caregivers. Experts in legal/financial planning, home environment and safety, transitioning and government services will be available to share tips. Sessions are free and include lunch.

College student care packages

March 3 the M & M’s will meet to prepare care packages for our college students. See Jordan Plemmons if you have a question.

McGill barbecue

The 13th annual BBQ is on March 29 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will once again entertain at noon and 5:30 p.m. The proceeds fund local and global ministries in which McGill participates.  If you have items in the freezer or refrigerator, please remove them by March 22. See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Blessings and Woes

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, “Blessings and Woes” with scriptures from Jeremiah 17:5-10 and Luke 6:17-26. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.Bible study

Bible Study

A study continues tonight from 6-7 p.m. on the book “How to Read the Bible and Still be a Christian: Struggling with Divine Violence from Genesis through Revelation” A snack supper will be shared as the book is discussed.

Blood drive

The Community Blood Center of the Carolina will have a Blood Drive on Monday, February 25, in the sanctuary from 4-7 p.m. Please sign up in the back of the church today. Drop ins are welcome also.

Dementia workshop

A dementia workshop will be held at McGill on Saturday March 2 and March 9 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Call 800-272-3900 or go to communityresourcefinder.org to register

M&M care packages

March 3 the M & M’s will meet to prepare care packages for our college students. See Jordan Plemmons if you have a question. Sessions are free and include a lunch.

Children’s missions study

The children on Wednesday night each week learn about our field personnel in other countries. Bring your children to be a part of this study. Talk to Susan Pollack if you have questions.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ or help with upcoming BBQ on March 29. If you have items in the freezer or refrigerator, please remove them by March 22.

An Epiphany

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “An Epiphany” on Sunday, Feb. 3, with scriptures from Jeremiah 1:4:10 and I Corinthians 13:1-13. Joe Anderson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Children to splash pad

Calling all children and parents! Come to Ray’s Splash Planet today from 2:30 to 4:30. The cost is $8 for kids, $11 for adults and $5 for non-swimmers. Don’t forget a towel and change of clothes. 

Care packages for shut-ins

Today at 5 p.m. we are making Valentine care-packages for the shuts-ins. Come help pack or let us know if you can deliver a package.  March 3rd we’ll make the final care-packages for colleges students.  

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

The Biscuit Bake Off will be on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m. Come and enjoy brunch with all the trimmings. Biscuits will be made by Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell, Steve Harrill and Darrel Huskey.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

You all are invited to come out to JOY CLUB on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 AM. We will be served a delicious country luncheon of pintos, greens and cornbread. Our program will be given by Jeff Page, a karaoke singer. Jeff goes to Brookdale Assisted Living Center weekly to sing for the residents. He enjoys singing in the adult choir at Loves Grove UMC in Stanfield. He will sing popular songs from the fifties, sixties and 70’s.

Valentine’s Banquet

The Valentine Banquet is on February 15 at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy the food, fun and fellowship. Tickets are on sale Sunday.

Children’s Missions Program

The children on Wednesday night each week learn about our field personnel in other countries. Bring your children to be a part of this study. Talk to Susan Pollack if you have questions.

Recycle card

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.

Preparing for barbecue

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ or help with upcoming BBQ on March 29. If you have items in the freezer or refrigerator, please remove them by March 22.