Aug. 21: Discernment

Live Streaming Services
Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 58:9b-14 and Luke 13:10-17.  Eric Poe is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth water and messy games

Rising 6th graders are invited to the youth water and messy games fun this afternoon from 5-7 p.m. Bring old clothes and shoes and a towel as well as a change of clothes and bag to put your wet clothes in. Pizza will be provided.

 Deacon Election

Deacon election will be held on Sunday, August 28, at both services. The Deacon Nominating Committee recommends Maria Arrowood, Chuck Broadway, Tim Pace, Jaime Poe, Phillip Riley, Allen Scott and Ginger Zsambeky. Bryant Frazier is recommended to complete the term of Ronald Barnes and will also serve for a 3-year term.

Volunteers need for Charlotte 49ers football

Jaime Poe is asking for volunteers to work at the UNCC football games this fall. The games in September are on the 10th and 17th. Both games start at 6 p.m. The bus will leave the church at 4 p.m. See Jaime if you can help. A complete list will be posted in the Way on August 29.

Nursery workers needed

The nursery is in need of volunteers for both worship services. Please contact Jordan Plemmons to help with the 8:30 service and Melinda Wolanin to help with the 10:45 service.

This a photo from last year's youth games at McGill.
This a photo from last year’s youth games at McGill.

Aug. 14: Run with Perseverance

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the message with scriptures from Isaiah 5:1-7 and Hebrews 11:29-12:2. Dan Philbeck is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Christian Olympics

Christian Olympics! You’re always a winner on God’s Team!  VBS will be on August 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson. Please collect empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls and leave in the basket in the lobby.

 Share the Harvest Okra Cooking/tasting

You are invited to an okra cooking/tasting on Saturday, August 20, at 9 a.m. at the Y garden. If you have never eaten okra this is a great opportunity! The okra will be prepared in several ways. Farm manager David Goforth will be on site to discuss future plans.

Youth Water & Messy Games

Rising 6th graders are invited to the youth water and messy games afternoon on Sunday, August 21, from 5-7 p.m. Bring old clothes and shoes and a towel as well as a change of clothes. Pizza will be provided.

 Deacon Election

Deacon election will be held on Sunday, August 28, at both services.

Nursery help needed

The nursery is in need of volunteers for both worship services. Please contact Jordan Plemmons to help with the 8:30 service and Melinda Wolanin to help with the 10:45 service.

Hot dog help needed

We need a few people to volunteer to help in the kitchen with hot dogs once a month or to be willing to be called to help when someone is out. We would like to have people work only once a month and several are working more than that.   Weeks needed are the second, fourth and fifth Friday.

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Aug. 7: Faith in Action

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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 and   Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16. Harold Wright is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet today at 2 p.m.

Ushers meeting

Ushers are asked to meet today at 6 p.m. to review and discuss the duties, responsibilities and safety procedures needed with all services.  This is for all ushers who are serving now or will be serving with the new schedule.

J.O.Y. Meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets this Thursday at 11 a.m. The Windsong Recorder Consort will be playing folksongs, classical pieces, hymns, patriotic and Revolutionary War selections.  Lunch is provided. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Samaritan’s Feet

Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, will be held on August 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord. See Donna Duncan if you have questions.

Christian Olympics

Christian Olympics! You’re always a winner on God’s Team!  VBS will be on August 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson. Please collect empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls and leave in the basket in the lobby.

Nursery help

Another church year and another nursery volunteer schedule is starting on September 4. We need volunteer coverage for both worship services. Please contact Jordan Plemmons to help with the 8:30 service and Melinda Wolanin to help with the 10:45 service.

Hot dog help needed

We need a few people to volunteer to help in the kitchen with hot dogs once a month or to be willing to be called to help when someone is out. We would like to have people work only once a month and several are working more than that.   Weeks needed are the second, fourth and fifth Friday.

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July 31: Grace, Grace Marvelous Grace!

Video Stream

Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Colossians 3:1-11 and Hosea 11:1-11The Rev. Darryl Jefferson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. The Sanctuary Choir will perform the morning anthem My Life, My All .

Food on the First

Next Sunday is Food on the First. Remember to shop for Cooperative Christian Ministry, R.A.I.N. and the P.L.C.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet next Sunday, August 7, at 2 p.m.

‘Making Sense of the Bible’

The Journey Class plans to study the book “Making Sense of the Bible”. If you have a copy that can be borrowed please let Joe Anderson know.

Samaritan’s Feet

Steve and Janet help a youngster try on a new pair of shoes
Steve and Janet help a youngster try on a new pair of shoes at the 2015 Samaritan’s Feet program.

Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, will be held on August 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord. See Donna Duncan if you have questions.

‘Christian Oympics’

Christian Olympics! You’re always a winner on God’s Team!  VBS will be on August 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson. Please collect empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls. You can leave them in the basket in the lobby.

Chrismon workshop

If you would be interested in participating in a Chrismon workshop please call the church office. Check your calendar and see what days and times are good for you around the first of October. There are patterns and supplies available to make 4 large “Glory Orbs” which would enhance our Chrismon Tree.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase barbecue. There are five pound bags and one pound bags.

CROP date set

Save the date: CROP WALK Sunday is October 23, in Kannapolis.

July 24: CBF Mission Guests

We welcome Michelle and Matt Norman, our Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Field Personnel in Barcelona, Spain, to our worship services today. They will share in both services today.

Michelle and Matt Norman, our CBF Field Personnel in Barcelona, Spain, to our worship services Sunday morning. They are ministering in the Barcelona, Spain metro area with immigrants and refugees from North and West Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Partnering with the Union of Evangelical Baptists of Spain, they hope to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant and refugee population and are compelled to join God in this work, to serve and to share the good news of Christ with many whom have not heard, and to live life together with people who will grow in Christ and serve the world.
Welcome Michelle and Matt Norman, our CBF Field Personnel in Barcelona, Spain, to our worship services Sunday morning. They are ministering in the Barcelona, Spain metro area with immigrants and refugees from North and West Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Partnering with the Union of Evangelical Baptists of Spain, they hope to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant and refugee population and are compelled to join God in this work, to serve and to share the good news of Christ with many whom have not heard, and to live life together with people who will grow in Christ and serve the world.

Danny Kirkman is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. Today’s scriptures come from Psalm 85. Today’s anthem is Fill the Earth with Music performed by the Sanctuary Choir.

Popcorn Bar social

The Mary’s and Martha’s Women’s Ministry will have a popcorn bar social on Friday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. It will be a time of fellowship, conversation, connections and treats. Sign up today.

‘Making Sense of the Bible’

The Journey Class plans to study the book “Making Sense of the Bible”. If you have a copy that can be borrowed please let Joe Anderson know.

Samaritan’s Feet

Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, will be held on Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord. See Donna Duncan if you have questions.

Christian Olympics

Christian Olympics!  Mark your calendar for VBS on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

Chrismon workshop

If you would be interested in participating in a Chrismon workshop please call the church office. Check your calendar and see what days and times are good for you around the first of October. There are patterns and supplies available to make 4 large “Glory Orbs” which would enhance our Chrismon Tree.

July 17: Youth Mission Report

The Rev. Paul Haywood and the McGill Youth Group will be sharing from their week in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. The Rev. Jackie Pace is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. Today’s scriptures are Psalm 52 and Luke 10:38-42.

M&M’s Popcorn Social

The Mary’s and Martha’s Women’s Ministry will have a popcorn bar social on Friday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m. It will be a time of fellowship, conversation, connections and treats. Sign up today.

Making Sense of the Bible

The Journey Class plans to study the book “Making Sense of the Bible”. If you have a copy that can be borrowed please let Joe Anderson know.

Samaritan’s Feet

Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, will be held on August 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord. Sign up to volunteer with Donna Duncan today.

Christian Olympics!

Christian Olympics!  Mark your calendar for VBS on August 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering for this event please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

Chrismon workshop

If you would be interested in participating in a Chrismon workshop please call the church office. Check your calendar and see what days and times are good for you around the first of October. There are patterns and supplies available to make 4 large “Glory Orbs” which would enhance our Chrismon Tree.

Back from a week of missions

The McGill Youth Group is back from Helena-West Helena, Arkansas after a week of missions activities.
The McGill Youth Group is back from Helena-West Helena, Arkansas after a week of missions activities.

July 10: Not in Name Only

Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Amos 7:7-17  and Luke 10:25-37.  Kim Lyda is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Directory Photos

Those who received a complimentary portrait from Lifetouch should see Tanya Barnes today to pick up your picture.

Youth on a Mission
The group posed for a picture before leaving the church this week.
The group posed for a picture before leaving the church this week.

The youth are in West Helena, Arkansas, until July 16. Please pray for them as they minister to the children and for their safe travel home.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets this Thursday, July 14, at 11 a.m. Food will be provided. Chris Harbin will be the guest speaker.

Popcorn Social

The Mary’s and Martha’s Women’s Ministry will have a popcorn bar social on Friday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. It will be a time of fellowship, conversation, connections and treats. Sign up today.

Samaritan’s Feed

Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, will be held on August 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord. Sign up to volunteer with Donna Duncan today.

Christian Olympics

Christian Olympics!  Mark your calendar for Vacation Bible School on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering for this event please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

 

June 26: To Be Free


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 Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermone with scriptures from Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 and  Galatians 5:1, 13-25. Earnie Hartsell is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Pictures for Directory

If you were unable to get your picture made for the directory and would like your picture included, please see Ronald Hartsell after worship today. Pictures will be taken in the Bride’s Room.

Those who received only the complimentary portrait from Lifetouch should see Tanya Barnes today to pick up your picture.

Food on the First

Remember to bring food and supplies for Food on the First next Sunday.

Arkansas Missions Needs

The youth will go to Arkansas July 8-16. The following items are needed: puzzles, beach towels, bags with handles and sunscreen spray 30 or higher. Today is the last day for your donations.

Samaritan’s Feet

Please sign up today with Donna Duncan to participate in Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, to be held on August 13, from 10 a.m. til 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord.

Back to School Mission Blast

Back to School Mission Blast will be on August 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

 Patriotic Concert

Celebrate America will be presented by the Piedmont Choral Society today at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Concord. Service personnel and their families will be honored during this all patriotic concert.

The crops are growing nicely and more is planted to help the hungry in our area.
The crops are growing nicely and more is planted to help the hungry in our area.

June 19: Legion is My Name


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Psalms 42 and 43 and Luke 8:26-39. Meredith Farrell is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer. The Men’s Chorus will sing the morning anthem God of Grace and God of Glory.

Deacon Nominations

We will receive nominations for deacons today and June 26. Please prayerfully complete the form. The current deacons are listed.

Missing your picture for directory?

If you were unable to get your picture made for the directory and would like your picture included, please see Ronald Hartsell after worship today. Pictures will be taken in the Bride’s Room.

Samaritan’s Feet volunteers needed

Please sign up today with Donna Duncan to participate in Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, to be held on August 13, from 10 a.m. til 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord.

Arkansas Mission trip needs

The youth will go to Arkansas July 8-16. The following items are needed: puzzles, beach towels, bags with handles and sunscreen spray 30 or higher. Please bring all donations to the church by June 26.

Celebrate America concerts

Celebrate America with a benefit concert for Present Age Ministries “Hannah’s House” will be presented by the Piedmont Choral Society on Thursday, June 23, at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church in Concord. Other concert dates are Friday, June 24 at 7 at Forest Hill and Sunday, June 26, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Concord. Service personnel and their families will be honored during this all patriotic concert.

‘We Are An Easter People’

A flashback to Easter Sunday, 2016, and Baptism.
A flashback to Easter Sunday, 2016, and Baptism.

 

 

June 12: Careful What You Say


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Dr Steve Ayers delivers the message with scriptures fromII Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15 and Luke 7:36-8:3.  Donna Duncan is the Deacon of the Week. She will rea d the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

The flowers today are in celebration of the 40th wedding anniversary of Steve and Robin Harrill. Congratulations, Steve and Robin!

Deacon election begins

We will begin the process of electing new deacons next Sunday. We will receive nominations for deacons on June 19 and 26.

Missed Pictures

If you were unable to get your picture made for the directory and would like for your picture to be included, please see Ronald Hartsell after worship today. Pictures will be taken in the Bride’s Room.

Arkansas Mission needs

The youth will go to Arkansas in July. The following are items that are needed: puzzles, beach towels, bags with handles and sunscreen spray 30 or higher.

 Need barbecue?

There is barbecue available in five pound bags or one pound containers. See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase some for your summer cook-outs or family get togethers.

Pictured are Rev. Paul Haywood, Bradley Arrowood, Bailey Gunter, Cade Pace, Casey Taylor, Caitlyn Tucker, Summer Fitch, Dubby West, Kaleb Lyda, Jonathan Harbin and Joshua Harbin.
Pictured are Rev. Paul Haywood, Bradley Arrowood, Bailey
Gunter, Cade Pace, Casey Taylor, Caitlyn Tucker, Summer
Fitch, Dubby West, Kaleb Lyda, Jonathan Harbin and Joshua
Harbin.