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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, July 8, 2018. Keith Fitch is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Flowers to remember and celebrate

The flowers today are giving in memory of Shelia Mullis on her birthday July 7 and in memory of Shawn Mullis for his birthday on August 17. They are also given in honor of Sam Mullis on his birthday today; Sammy Mullis who has a birthday on August 16 and Sarah Burris for her birthday on July 28.

Youth are in Arkansas

The youth left for Helena-West Helena, Arkansas Friday. They posed for this picture before they left for the mission trip.

Please remember the Youth Mission Team who is in Arkansas this week.

Remembering Glenn Hartsell

During the offertory today a song will be played that was recorded by Mr. Glenn Hartsell. July 9 would have been Glenn’s 94th birthday. We appreciate the wonderful legacy that Glenn left us.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, July 12, at 11 a.m. Our guest speaker will be Amanda Buck, Certified Senior Advisor, who is a consultant for Cannon Pharmacy. She will speak on senior health and has valuable information for seniors about medicine. Come and enjoy a time of great food and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for July: pencils and pencil sharpener. (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

Need barbecue or brunswick stew?

Please see Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ and Brunswick Stew.

Now Is the Day of Salvation

10:45 Worship Service

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Early service

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, June 24, with scriptures from Psalm 9:9-20 and 2 Corinthians 6:1-13. Bob Hathcock is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons meet this afternoon at 2 p.m.

Arkansas missions meeting

There will be a meeting of those going to Arkansas this morning at 9:30 a.m. You can participate in this mission trip by bringing spray sunscreen, beach towels and totes for the group to take to Arkansas. Their trip is July 6-14.

PassportChoices Week

The youth wlll participate in PassportChoices this week, June 24-29.

Operations Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for June: reusable shopping bags, deodorant, character band aids, chap stick. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13) July: pencils and pencil sharpeners.

Patriotic concert today

The Piedmont Choral Society will present “All Patriotic Music” at Living Water Church of God in Kannapolis at 3 p.m., today, June 24.

This is not at McGill, but it is a beautiful set of windows.

Be Careful of What You Ask

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon. Bryant Frazier is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacon nominating

The Deacon Nominating process will begin today through June 17. Six deacons will be needed.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday, June 14, at 11 a.m. Our guest will be Rev. Jim White and son, Josh White. They will play several hymns on their saxophones and then share about their recent trips to Roatan, Honduras and Israel. There will be a delicious meal served. Hope you will come and invite others to attend. Open to all!

Donuts for Dad

We will celebrate Father’s Day, June 17, with “Donuts for Dad” between services at 9:15 a.m.

Arkansas mission meeting

There will be a meeting of those going to Arkansas on Sunday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m. You can participate in this mission trip by bringing spray sunscreen, beach towels and totes for the group to take to Arkansas.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for June: reusable shopping bags, deodorant, character band aids, chap stick. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

If you use the building

Please be sure and turn out all lights and lock the outside doors if you are using the building.

Congratulations Class of 2018

Children of God

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today. Chuck Broadway is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Memorial Day holiday

The church office will be closed on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day.

Graduate Sunday June 3

We will honor graduates on Sunday, June 3. Graduates are asked to meet in the lobby at 10:30 to process into the church at the 10:45 service. Please wear your cap and gown. Scholarships will be awarded. The group will have dinner at Afton Tavern on Monday, June 4, at 7 p.m. Please let Paul know if you can attend.

Men’s meeting at Punchy’s

The men will meet at Punchy’s Diner on June 7 for breakfast at 8 a.m.

Church pool party

The Family Life Committee is sponsoring “Nacho Average Church Pool Party” on Sunday, June 10, from 4-7 at 801 Kings Crossing Drive in Concord. Please RSVP to Erin Currie at 980-521-6563.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday, June 14, at 11 a.m.

Donuts for Dads

We will celebrate dads on Father’s Day, June 17, with “Donuts for Dad” between services at 9:15 a.m.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for May: Small toys or games. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13.)

June: reusable shopping bags, deodorant, character band aids, chap stick.

Muffins for Moms was a big success. Donuts for Dads will be coming up for Father’s Day

So Send I

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon on Mother’s Day, May 13, with scriptures from Psalm 1 and John 17:6-19. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Happy Mother’s Day

Enjoy “Muffins for Moms” today at 9:15 a.m. to celebrate Mother’s Day.

McGill Scholarships

Scholarship applications are available on the table outside of Paul’s office or online. The deadline to return the completed applications is next Sunday, May 20. The scholarships will be awarded on Graduate Sunday, June 3, at the 10:45 service. Completed scholarship can be left in the box outside Paul’s office. Please call the church office if you are graduating and give us your information. Graduates are asked to wear their cap and gown on June 3. The group will go out for lunch at Afton Tavern after the service.

Church Mouse Luncheon

The church mouse luncheon is on Sunday, May 20, after the worship service. Please let the church office know if you are coming.

McGill CDC Graduation

The McGill Child Development Center will have graduation on Thursday, May 24, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for May: Small toys or games. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13.)

A few scenes from McGill

McGill supports Habitat for Humanity and other projects to help our community.
McGill has music for all ages and a variety of choirs and ways to worship.
Our pastor, Dr. Steve Ayers, right, is shown with one of our members, the Rev. Allen Scott.

Seeing and Believing

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon Sunday, April 8. Jennifer Taylor is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

J.O.Y. Club special guest

Fabio Hurtado will be our guest speaker for the April J.O.Y. Club on Thursday, April 12. Fabio has written a book about his childhood in communist Cuba.  Fabio, his mother and step-father left Cuba in 1980 and lived in Costa Rica three months before moving to the United States.  Since 2008, Fabio has been a teacher and administrator at Cannon School in Concord. You will be served a Cuban type meal.  Everyone is invited to come. Bring a guest with you! And don’t miss this exciting program.

Youth Awanita Valley retreat

The youth are going on a Spring Retreat to Awanita Valley in Marietta, SC on May 4-6. Cost is $135. The deadline to sign up is today, April 8, with a $25 deposit. Please see Paul Haywood if you have questions.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for April: Small stuffed animals and plastic cups (remember it needs to all fit in the shoebox).

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Where Jesus Is

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Jeremiah 31:31-34 and John 12:20-33. Phillip Riley is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Easter offering

Today we are receiving the Easter offering and will continue to each Sunday during Lent. Our church’s goal is $3000. To date we have collected $684. Refugees around the world experience many challenges. Your gift to the CBF Easter Global Offering can welcome a refugee who had nowhere else to turn.

Operation Christmas Child

Needs for Operation Christmas Child for March: Hair brushes, hats, scarves, gloves or mittens.

Church council meeting

The Church Council will meet tomorrow night, March 19, at 7 p.m.

McGill Barbecue this Friday

The 12th annual BBQ is this Friday, March 23.  Please turn in any BBQ ticket money you have collected to Bruce Arrowood.

Please see Trena Goodnight or Linda Ramseur if you can donate a dessert. Refrigerated desserts are welcomed. You can bring your dessert to the Journey Classroom on March 22.

Easter Egg hunt

An egg hunt for children preschool to 3rd grade will be March 25 from 2-3:30 p.m

To Love the World

Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 107:1-3, 1722 and John 3:14-21. Dr. Jaime Poe is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Easter offering

Today we are receiving the Easter offering and will continue to each Sunday during Lent. Our church’s goal is $3000. To date we have collected $199. Gifts to the offering for Global Missions will cultivate beloved community by providing resources such as shelter, food, clothing and other basic needs as well as support for refugees and Bible studies and prayer groups.

Operation Christmas Child

Needs for Operation Christmas Child for March: Hair brushes, hats, scarves, gloves or mittens.

Church Council meeting

Church Council will meet on Monday, March 19, at 7 p.m.

McGill Barbecue

The 12th annual BBQ is March 23.  Please turn in any BBQ ticket money you have collected to Bruce Arrowood.

Please see Trena Goodnight or Linda Ramseur if you can donate a dessert. Refrigerated desserts are welcomed. You can bring your dessert to the Journey Classroom on March 22.

Easter Egg Hunt

An egg hunt for children preschool to 3rd grade will be on March 25 from 2-3:30 p.m.

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Foolishness

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, March 4, with scriptures from Psalm 19 and I Corinthians 1:18-25. Dan Philbeck is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons meet today at 2 p.m.

Easter Offering

Today we will begin receiving the Easter offering and continue through each Sunday during Lent. Our church’s goal is $3000. “There are missionaries (field personnel) – many serving in some of the toughest situations imaginable around the world and right here at home – that rely on your faithful generosity. These are missionaries you pray for and support, and they are sharing the Gospel right now because of your generosity”.

Time change coming

Daylight Saving Time begins next Sunday, March 11.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas March: Hair brushes, hats, scarves, gloves or mittens.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The monthly meeting of the J.O.Y. CLUB will be held on Thursday, March 8, at 11:00 a.m.  St. Patrick’s Day is the theme, and we will have as our guests, Randy Childress and Kay Yates. They will entertain us with Irish popular tunes and hymns written by Irish composers. Hope you will come and give a big welcome to Randy and Kay! You can dress IRISH if you like.

Church Council meeting

The Church Council will meet on Monday, March 19, at 7 p.m.

McGill Barbecue coming

The 12th annual BBQ is March 23. Help is needed. Please turn in any BBQ ticket money you have collected to Bruce Arrowood.

Please see Trena Goodnight or Linda Ramseur if you can donate a dessert. Refrigerated desserts are welcomed. You can bring your dessert to the Journey Classroom on March 22.

Please remove anything your group has left in the refrigerator or the freezer in preparation for the BBQ by March 12.

Children’s Easter Egg hunt

An egg hunt for children preschool to 3rd grade will be on March 25 from 2-3:30 p.m.

The Way for this week

Not what we expect

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Feb. 25. Danny Kirkman is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

 Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste). March: Hair brushes, hats, scarves, gloves or mittens

Recycle your cards

Bring your old greeting cards to be recycled. Cards will be collected thru February 28.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell is leading a class “Race Together” 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.

Healthcare directive workshop

An Advance Healthcare Directive Workshop will be at McGill on February 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. Your questions can be answered about a written plan for your future healthcare desires.

12nd Annual McGill Barbecue

The barbecue is set for Friday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are now available. Bulk orders are welcome and encouraged.

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