April 24: How Will They Know?


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 148 and John 13:31-35. Loree Anderson is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and lead the morning prayer.

McGill Scholarships

Scholarship applications are available outside of Paul’s office or online. Deadline to return them is May 15. Graduate Sunday will be on June 5.

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Arkansas Mission Trip

There is a meeting next Sunday, May 1, at 9:20 a.m. of all those who are going on the Arkansas mission trip.

Food on the First

Next Sunday is Food on the First. Please remember CCM, the PLC and R.A.I.N as you shop this week.

Music Appreciation

Music Appreciation is on Sunday, May 15 at 6 p.m. Please bring your favorite strawberry dessert.

Pictorial directory

Plan now to have your family participate in the pictorial directory. Dates will be June 1-4. More details will follow.

Barbecue available

There is barbecue available in five pound bags or 1 pound containers as well as slaw and sauce. Please see Bruce if you are interested.

Primetime Community Band

The Piedmont Primetime Community Band will present Americana Music on Saturday, April 30, at 3 p.m. at Concord High School. Tickets are $5 at the door. Admissions is free for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older.

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April 17: Ordination of Nick Clanton


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Dr Steve Ayers will deliver the message with scriptures from Psalm 23 and John 10:22-30. Dr. Jonathan Zsambeky is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Ordaining Nick Clanton

Today we have the joy of ordaining Nick Clanton to the Gospel Ministry. Nick is finishing up his studies at the School of Divinity at Gardner Webb University.

Youth on Retreat

Please be in prayer for the youth and their chaperones that are in Marietta, SC this weekend on a retreat at Awanita Valley Christian Retreat Center.

McGill scholarships

Scholarship applications are available outside of Paul’s office. Deadline to return them is May 15. Graduate Sunday will be on June 5.

Marys & Marthas

The planning committee for our Women’s Ministry would like to receive feedback from the M&Ms of the congregation on your ideas and opinions for our activities. As a woman at McGill, you are automatically an M & M (short for Marys and Marthas).

If you did not receive the survey and candy in Sunday School or earlier this morning, be sure to pick it up, enjoy the M&M candies, and fill out the survey.   You may drop the survey in the box that is on the center table in the vestibule.  Your opinion is important!

Recycling for St. Jude’s

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. There is a box in the foyer for your cards. This project ends on April 30.

Music Appreciation

Mark your calendar for Music Appreciation Sunday on May 15 at 6 p.m.

More barbecue?

There is barbecue available in five pound bags or 1 pound containers as well as slaw and sauce. Please see Bruce if you are interested.

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April 10: Following Jesus


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Our pastor Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “Following Jesus” with scriptures from Psalm 20 and John 21:1-19. Jennifer Taylor is the Deacon of the Week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer. The Sanctuary Choir’s anthem will be “Open My Eyes.”

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y Club will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m.  Robert Moore, vocalist from Concord, will present a program including spirituals, Broadway tunes and other favorites.

Scholarships available

Scholarship applications will be available soon. Graduate Sunday is June 5.

St. Jude’s Recycling

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. There is a box in the foyer for your cards. The Joint Missions Council will prepare and mail them St. Jude.

This is the front of the building
This is the front of the building

April 3: To Have Life


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermone with scriptures from Psalm 118:14-29 and John 20:19-31. Miles Simpson is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Deacon Meeting

The Deacons will meet today, April 3, at 2 p.m.

Easter Lilies

Publix Super Market and their manager, Denise Murray, donated the beautiful Easter Lilies that were in the sanctuary on Easter Sunday. If you would like one of them to plant they are available in the foyer.

Barbecue still available

There is barbecue available in five pound bags or 1 pound containers as well as slaw and sauce. Please see Bruce if you are interested.

St. Jude’s recycling

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. There is a box in the foyer for your cards. The Joint Missions Council will prepare the cards and mail to them St. Jude.

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Easter: The Power of Names


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Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 65:17-25 and John 20:1-18. Eric Poe is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer. Delaney Schmitt was baptized in the early service this morning.  Alex Le and Robin Seagraves were baptized at the 10:45 service.

 

The flowers today are given in loving memory of Atlas Faggart, R. M. and Virginia Faggart, daughter Kathy Susanne Faggart and D.A. and Vera Faggart by the Faggart Family.

Global Mission Offering

You can be a part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Global Missions Offering through your gifts. The church goal is $4000.

Spring break

There will be no newsletter next week. Also the Tuesday Bible study group will not meet. There are no Wednesday night activities on March 30.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons will meet next Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m.

Food on the First

Food on the First is next Sunday, April 3. Please bring items for Cooperative Christian Ministry, Performance Learning Center or the R.A.I.N. Closet.

Ladies’ retreat

The ladies’ retreat is April 8-9 at the Brantley Center located on the campus of The Children’s Home, Winston Salem NC. The discussions will be inspired by the book “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World”. Sign up today. The cost is $60. Deadline to sign up is April 3.

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March 20: Hosanna! Hosanna!


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Luke 19:28-40 and  Psalm 118:1-2, 19-2. Dan Philbeck is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

The CBF Easter Global Missions Offering is being received through Easter Sunday. The offering supports CBF field personnel. Our goal is $4000.00. Given to date is $1138.00.

Today from 2-3:30 children preschool-3rd grade will have a fun afternoon at the annual Egg Hunt. Please bring your own basket.

The ladies’ retreat is April 8-9 at the Brantley Center located on the campus of The Children’s Home, Winston Salem NC. The discussions will be inspired by the book “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World”. Sign up today. The cost is $60.00. Deadline to sign up is April 3.

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. Deposit your cards in the box in the foyer. McGill missions will prepare the cards and mail to St. Jude’s.

March 13: Not Either Or


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 43:16-21 and John 12:1-8. The Rev. Jackie Pace is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Senior Adult Appreciation meal

The youth will host a Senior Adult Appreciation meal this afternoon at 5:30. There is no charge for the meal. Come enjoy the fellowship and food.

Easter Missions Offering

The CBF Easter Global Missions Offering is being received through Easter Sunday. The offering supports CBF field personnel. Our goal is $4000.00.

McGill Barbecue

The 10th annual BBQ is this Friday, March 18, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will perform at noon and at 5:30 p.m. Please see Bruce to buy or sell tickets or to volunteer to work. Proceeds help fund mission work at McGill.

Baked goods are needed for the BBQ. Refrigerated desserts are welcome but since refrigerated space is limited please let Trena Goodnight or Debbie Mullis know. If possible please have your desserts to the McCoy Sunday School Classroom by Thursday, March 17.

Easter Egg Hunt Next Sunday

On Sunday, March 20, from 2-3:30 children preschool-3rd grade will have a fun afternoon at the annual Egg Hunt. Please bring your own basket. Wrapped candy is needed. Please leave in the bins at the doors.

Ladies’ retreat sign-up

The ladies’ retreat is April 8-9 at the Brantley Center located on the campus of The Children’s Home, Winston Salem NC. Sign up today. The cost is $60

Celebrate God's creations
Celebrate God’s creations

March 6: Extravagance


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Dr Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32  and Psalm 32 . Kim Lyda is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Global Missions goal

The CBF Easter Global Missions Offering is being received through Easter Sunday. The offering supports all field personnel. McGill’s goal is $4000.

Youth Deadline

Today is the deadline for youth to sign up for the spring retreat at Awanita Valley. Deposit is $25.00. See Paul today.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday at 11 a.m. The program will be the renowned accordionist, Jerry Goodman. Jerry has been here before and he is the best! Come hear Jerry play Irish music as we celebrate St. Paddy’s Day!

McGill Barbecue

The 10th annual BBQ will be on Friday, March 18, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will perform at noon and at 5:30 p.m. Please see Bruce to buy or sell tickets or to volunteer to work. Proceeds help fund mission work at McGill.

If you have food items or drinks in the refrigerator or freezer in the kitchen or the McCoy classroom please remove them before this Friday, March 11.

Baked goods are also needed for the BBQ. Refrigerated desserts are welcome but since refrigerated space is limited please let Trena Goodnight or Debbie Mullis know. If possible please have your desserts to the McCoy Sunday School Classroom by Thursday, March 17.

Senior Adult Appreciation meal

The youth will host a Senior Adult Appreciation meal on Sunday, March 13, at 5:30. There is no charge for the meal. Come and get to know our youth.

Easter Egg Hunt

On Sunday, March 20, from 2-3:30 children preschool-3rd grade will have a fun afternoon at the annual Egg Hunt. Please bring your own basket.

Ladies Retreat

The ladies’ retreat is April 8-9 at the Brantley Center located on the campus of The Children’s Home, Winston Salem NC.  Our discussions and study will be using a book by Joanna Weaver, “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World…Finding Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life.”  Sign up begins today, and the cost is $60.

A blast from the past
The first building McGill Street 1909-1934
The first building on  McGill Street 1909-1934

Feb. 28: Still Becoming


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We are excited today to celebrate the ministry of the women in our congregation. This celebration coincides with a greater celebration of the gifts of preaching women by Baptist Women in Ministry. The Rev. Karen Harbin will share her special gifts with us as will many of our women deacons and leaders during both services. Donna Duncan is the Deacon of the Week and will read the Old Testament scriptures and lead the morning prayer. Today’s scriptures come from Exodus 3:1-15 and Luke 13:1-9. The Women’s Choir will perform the morning anthem “For Women of Old and Women Today.”   

The flowers today are in memory of David Piatt on his 68th birthday on February 26 by Keith Joyce.

Women’s Tea today

“Still Becoming…” is an afternoon of tea and fun today at 3:00, hosted by the Marys and Marthas. This year our theme comes from the children’s book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle. Dress is casual.

Youth Retreat Deadline

The deadline for the Spring Youth Retreat is next Sunday, March 6. A $25 deposit is due then.

Senior meal

The Senior Adult Appreciation Meal is Sunday night, March 13, at 5:30.  Baked potatoes and salad will be served. Please call the church office if you’d like to come. There is no charge.

McGill Barbecue Coming Soon

The 10th annual BBQ will be on Friday, March 18, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will perform at noon and at 5:30 p.m. Please see Bruce to buy or sell tickets or to volunteer to work. Proceeds help fund mission work at McGill.

If you have food items or drinks in the refrigerator or freezer in the kitchen or the McCoy classroom please remove them before March 11. We need lots of room for the BBQ.

Baked goods are also needed for the BBQ.

St. Jude’s Recycling Cards

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. Deposit your cards in the box in the foyer. McGill missions will prepare the cards and mail to St. Jude’s.

Feb. 21: Work to Be Done


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 27 and Luke 13:31-35. Judy Jones is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and lead the morning prayer.

Final performance

Cotton Patch Gospel will be presented this afternoon at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased after worship or at the door.

Women’s Sunday

Join us on Sunday, Feb. 28, at both services as we will celebrate the ministry of our women at McGill.

Marys & Marthas tea party

“Still Becoming…” is an afternoon of tea and fun on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3:00, hosted by the Marys and Marthas. This year our theme comes from the children’s book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle. Dress is casual. Sign up today.

10th Annual Barbecue

The 10th annual BBQ will be on Friday, March 18, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will perform at noon and at 5:30 p.m. Please see Bruce to buy or sell tickets or to volunteer to work. Proceeds help fund mission work at McGill.

If you have food items or drinks in the refrigerator or freezer in the kitchen or the McCoy classroom please remove them before March 11. We need lots of room for the BBQ. Baked goods are also needed for the BBQ.

Recycling cards

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. Deposit your cards in the box in the foyer. McGill missions will prepare the cards and mail to St. Jude’s.

Steve Jr. and Rebekah Ayers have twin boys, Luke and Silas. A shower was held Saturday afternoon.
Steve Jr. and Rebekah Ayers have twin boys, Luke and Silas. A shower was held Saturday afternoon.