Transfiguration Sunday


Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon. Carolyn Guess is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

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 February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste).

St. Jude’s recycling

Bring your old greeting cards to be recycled. There is a box in the lobby for your cards.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together beginning today and runs 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.

McGill Barbecue

BBQ is March 23.

Have You Not Known?

Broadcast Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Feb. 4, 2018. Bob Hathcock is the deacon of the week. He will read the New Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

This week’s The Way newsletter

J.O.Y. Club meeting

J.O.Y.  Club meets this Thursday, February 8, at 11:00. Love songs and personal experiences will be facilitated by Jenny and Jim Amendum. Good food. Please come and enjoy.

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 February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste).

Card recycling for St. Jude’s

St. Jude’s for Children recycle used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all occasion cards. There is a box in the lobby for your cards. The Joint Missions Council will send the cards to St. Jude’s.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together beginning February 11 and runs 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.

McGill Barbecue date set

The McGill BBQ is March 23.

Love builds up

Live Streaming Api

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

February calendar 2018

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.

Recent services

 

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

53rd Sunday of 2017

Open Video Platform

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “A Piercing Sword” today, Sunday, Dec. 31. Chuck Broadway is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

New Year’s holiday

The church office will be closed on Monday, January 1.

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

Mark your calendar for Saturday, January 20, at 10:00 a.m. for the annual Biscuit Bake Off.

Christmas Cards

Check the table outside the Media Center for Christmas cards. Thanks to everyone who mailed cards at the McGill Christmas Post Office.

Living will/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.

Recent services

 

 

Christmas Eve

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon this morning with services at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. today, Sunday, Dec. 24. Mandy Ashley is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Candlelight Communion Services

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The Christmas Eve Services are at 6 pm and 11 p.m. tonight.

CBF Offering for Global Missions

You can share the love of Christ with the world by contributing to the CBF Offering for Global Missions. The church goal is $5,000.00. To date we have received $1738.00.

Office closed

The church office will be closed on December 25, 26 and 27.

Poinettias in the Sanctuary

If you purchased a poinsettia, please pick it up today.

Wednesday activities

Wednesday night rehearsals and activities will resume on January 3rd.

The Joint Missions Council is collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers.

Donations for 2017 must be postmarked December 30, 2017 or given during worship services in December to receive credit for 2017. They can also be delivered to the church.

Joy Sunday

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Dec. 17, the third Sunday in Advent. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

CBF Global Missions Offering

You can share the love of Christ with the world by contributing to the CBF Offering for Global Missions. The church goal is $5,000.00. To date we have received $765.00.

Youth dinner tonight

Youth reminders: The Progressive Dinner is today, Sunday, Dec. 17. Meet at the church at 4:30. Please bring $5 to $10 to help someone in need in Helena, Arkansas. We will return to the church around 9 pm. Deadline to sign up for the Winter Retreat is also today. A deposit of $25 is needed.

McGill Post Office

Today is the last day to mail your Christmas cards to active church members for 25 cents. All money collected will help our children’s missions.

Pick Poinsettia today

If you purchased a poinsettia, please pick it up today.

Blue Christmas

A service of remembrance, “Blue Christmas”, will be on Wednesday night at 7 pm.

Christmas Pokes

Christmas pokes will be assembled on Saturday, December 23, at 10 pm.

Christmas Eve services

On Sunday, December 24, worship services and Sunday School will be at the regular times.  The Christmas Eve Services are at 6 pm and 11 pm.

Coat/clothing drive

The Joint Missions Council is collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers.

2017 Giving

Donations for 2017 must be postmarked December 30, 2017 or given during worship services in December to receive credit for 2017. They can also be delivered to the church.

No hot dogs Friday

No hot dogs on Friday, December 22.

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2nd Sunday of Advent

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Dec. 10. Bruce Arrowood is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Global Missions Offering

You can share the love of Christ with the world by contributing to the CBF Offering for Global Missions. The church goal is $5,000.00.

The Littlest Angel

The children will present “The Littlest Angel” tonight, Sunday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. Please bring finger foods to share after the program.

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McGill Post Office

You can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cents per card through December 17. Cards can be left in the lobby and will be distributed to Sunday School classes. All money collected will help our children’s missions.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets this Thursday, December 14, at 11 am. You are invited to enjoy lunch and sing carols led by Steve and Robin Harrill.

Christmas poke assembly

Christmas pokes will be assembled on Saturday, December 23 at 10 pm.

Christmas Eve services

On Sunday, December 24, worship services and Sunday School will be at the regular times. The Christmas Eve Services are at 6 pm and 11 pm.

Coat and toy drives

The Joint Missions Council is collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers. We will also collect new toys for the Empty Stocking Fund. Tubs are in the lobby.

End of year giving

Donations for 2017 must be postmarked December 30, 2017 or given during worship services in December to receive credit for 2017. They can also be delivered to the church.

Christmas concert today

The Piedmont Choral Society will present its annual Christmas concert with an orchestra today, Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. A reception will follow.