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The Scars of Life

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “The Scars of Life” with scriptures from Psalm 118:14-29 and John 20:19-31. The Rev. Tim Pace is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Doubting Thomas, photo from Pixabay.com

J.O.Y. Club at the Brickhouse

The J.O.Y. Club will meet at the Brickhouse Grill, 455 Corban Avenue, South in Concord for their May meeting on May 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Gig on the Green

The Gig on the Green is on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music from the Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers. Bring your lawn chairs. T-Shirts are available for order. Please see Sarah Burris if you would like to order one today.

Church Mouse luncheon

The Church Mouse luncheon is at noon on Sunday, May 19. College students and those who have helped with the students are asked to RSVP to the church office or Jaime Poe at jkt1128@gmail.com by May 12.

McGill scholarships

Scholarship applications will be available next week and need to be returned by May 19. Scholarships will be awarded at Graduate Sunday on June 2.

Chrismon classes

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739.

One Morning

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Easter Sunday, April 21, with scriptures from Isaiah 65:17-25 and John 20:1-18 . Kim Lyda is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

He Is Risen Today

Church office closed

The church office will be closed on Monday, April 22.

Gig on the Green

The Gig on the Green is on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music from the Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers. Bring your lawn chairs. T-Shirts are available for order. Please see Sarah Burris if you would like to order one today.

Kitchen renovations

It will soon be time to close the kitchen so the renovation can begin. The contractor and crew should start on April 29. We will use the remainder of the time to completely empty the kitchen. It will not be available for any use now. The renovation should take 60-70 days.

Chrismon classes

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739

The Stones Would Shout

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “The Stones Would Shout” with scriptures from Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 and Luke 19:28-40 today, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Carolyn Guess is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

CBF missions

You will meet Felix in the CBF Missions video today. Felix had to flee his home in the Congo during a rebellion. He found asylum in Nigeria and later came to the US through a resettlement program. With CBF Field Personnel Kim and Marc Wyatt, Felix ministers to refugees. He has accepted a mandate from Christ. Listen to what he says about that mandate. Church goal: $3000.00.  Received $1,565.00.

Easter Egg hunt

The children’s Egg Hunt is this afternoon from 2-3:30 for preschoolers through 3rd

grade. Be sure and bring your basket. Crafts will be made and a bouncy house will be enjoyed.

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday service with a meal and Communion will be on April 18 at 7 p.m.

Easter flowers

Remember to bring greenery or flowers for the cross on Easter Sunday.

The Gig on the Green

The Gig on the Green is on Saturday, May 18, at 6 p.m. rain or shine. Enjoy music from the Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers. Bring your lawn chairs.

Chrismon classes

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739.

Pressing On

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the message today, Sunday, April 7, with scriptures from Isaiah 43:16-21 and Philippians 3:4b-14. Bryant Frazier is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Mission emphasis

In the CBF Global Missions Easter Offering video today you will hear a testimony from BRUCE HOBSON. Bruce struggled with alcoholism and living on the streets of Danville, Virginia. One day, as he says, “I was in the right place at the right time”.  As you watch the video, think about how your gift can continue to minister to Bruce and others as our CBF Personnel share the love of God, introducing people to the Greatest Gift of All, JESUS. Our church’s goal is $3,000.00. We have received $780.00

Marys and Marthas meeting

The Marys and Marthas group will meet today, Sunday, April 7, at 5 p.m. to make packages for shut-ins.

Easter Egg hunt

The children’s Egg Hunt is on Sunday, April 14, from 2-3:30 for preschoolers through 3rd

grade.

Maunday Thursday

Maundy Thursday service will be on April 18 at 7 p.m.

Flowers for Easter

Remember to bring greenery or flowers for the cross on Easter Sunday.

Want to make a Chrismon?

Chrismon classes for beginners, intermediates and advanced are available at Piedmont Floral Gallery on May 2-4, May 30-June 1, July 25-26, August 22-23. Classes are $15 plus price of Chrismon. Each day offers 4 different Chrismons; one on each learning level. Their number is 704-636-7739.

Two brothers

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, March 31, with scriptures from Psalm 32 and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32. Keith Fitch is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

CBF missions

In the CBF video today, you will meet CINDY, who expresses her gratitude for the ministry of Grace and Main Fellowship in Danville, Virginia. Under the leadership of CBF field personnel, Jessica and Joshua Hearne, Grace and Main Fellowship ministers to people experiencing homelessness, housing insecurity, hunger, poverty, addiction and other injustices. The foundation of their ministry is simple: building relationships and community. The church goal for the CBF Global Missions Easter Offering is $3000.00 and we have received $400.00.

No Tuesday Bible study this week

There will be no Tuesday Bible Study this week, April 2.

Food on the First

Food on the First is next Sunday. Please bring your items for CCM, R.A.I.N., PLC or Esther’s Heart Collection (crackers and peanut butter).

Marys & Marthas care packages

The Mary’s and Martha’s group will meet on April 7 at 5 p.m. to make packages for shut-ins.

Children’s Easter egg hunt

Children’s Egg Hunt is on Sunday, April 14, from 2-3:30 for preschoolers through 3rd

grade.

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday service will be on April 18 at 7 p.m.

A tiny flower blooming off the trail at James Dorton Park.

Easter flowers and greenery

Remember to bring greenery or flowers for the cross on Easter Sunday.

Lessons from Life

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon Sunday, March 24, 2019, “Lessons from Life” with scriptures from Isaiah 55:1-9 and Luke 13:1-9. Meredith Farrell is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Global missions offering

In the CBF Global Missions Offering video today, we meet Jacob and Esau. The brothers were forced to leave their home. We met the brothers through a video last December. Their story is a testimony to what our gifts to the CBF Global Missions Easter Offering can do. The church goal for the CBF Global Missions Easter Offering is $3000.00.

McGill Barbecue

The 13th annual BBQ is on March 29 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will 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. Your help is needed. BBQ can be purchased now from Bruce Arrowood.

Baked goods will be needed for the BBQ also. Last year over 950 desserts were used in take out deliveries. Space is limited for refrigerated desserts. Please let Trena Goodnight, Linda Ramseur or Mandy Ashley know if you can bring a dessert. Bring the dessert on Thursday, March 28, by noon to the Journey Sunday School Classroom.

Community band concert

The Piedmont Prime Time Community Band will present a concert “Land of the Free because of the Brave” today, Sunday, March 24, at 4 p.m. at the Kannapolis Middle School. Donations are appreciated.

A Statement of Purpose

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “A Statement of Purpose” today, March 17, with scriptures from Psalm 27 and Luke 13:31-35. Erin Currie is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

CBF Global Missions

The church goal for the CBF Global Missions Easter Offering is $3000.00. Through your gifts to the CBF Easter Offering you can have a part in responding to the needs of those who are hurting.

Youth outing

The youth will go to Topgolf today from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cost is $30 and includes lunch.

Youth serving breakfast

The Youth will serve the church breakfast on Sunday, March 24. It will be set up in the hallway outside the kitchen between 9:15 and 9:45.

McGill Barbecue

The 13th annual BBQ is on March 29 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will 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. BBQ can be purchased now from Bruce Arrowood.

Baked goods will be needed for the BBQ also. Last year over 950 desserts were used in take out deliveries. Space is limited for refrigerated desserts. Please let Trena Goodnight, Linda Ramseur or Mandy Ashley know if you can bring a dessert. Bring the dessert by Thursday, March 28, at noon to the Journey Sunday School Classroom.

Facing Temptation

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, “Facing Temptation” with scriptures from Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 and Luke 4:1-13. Chuck Broadway is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Easter missions offering

The church goal for the CBF Global Missions Easter Offering is $3000.00. 100% of your gift goes to missions funding.

Tuesday Bible study

There will not be Tuesday Bible study on March 12. We will resume on the 19th with the study of Adam Hamilton’s book, “Simon Peter”.

J.O.Y. Club speaker

The J.O.Y. Club meets this Thursday, March 14, at 11 a.m. Speaker will be Arin Jackling, a community representative from Cannon Pharmacy. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship together.

Youth outing

The youth will go to Topgolf on Sunday, March 17, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cost is $30 and includes lunch.

Youth serves breakfast

The Youth will again serve the church breakfast on Sunday, March 24. It will be set up in the hallway outside the kitchen between 9:15 and 9:45.

McGill barbecue

The 13th annual BBQ is on March 29 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will 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. BBQ can be purchased now from Bruce Arrowood.

Baked goods will be needed for the BBQ also. Last year over 950 desserts were used in take out deliveries. Space is limited for refrigerated desserts. Please let Trena Goodnight, Linda Ramseur or Mandy Ashley know if you can bring a dessert. Bring the dessert by Thursday, March 28, at noon to the Journey Sunday School Classroom.

Listen to Him

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the message “Listen to Him” with scriptures from Psalm 99 and Luke 9:28-43a. Jason Ball is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

No youth tonight

The Youth will not meet tonight, March 3.

M&Ms care packages

Today March 3 at 5 p.m. the M & M’s will meet to prepare care packages for our college students. See Jordan Plemmons if you have a question.

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday service with imposition of ashes will be this Wednesday, March 6, from 6-6:45 in the Journey classroom.

Dementia workshop

A dementia workshop will be held at McGill on Saturday, March 9, from 11 a.m. until 1:00 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.

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. Baked goods will be needed for the BBQ also. BBQ can be purchased now from Bruce Arrowood.

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.