Category Archives: McGill this week

To Do Right

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, July 14, with scriptures from Amos 7:7-17 and Luke 10:25-37. Jason Ball is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

The Lord’s Supper will be observed today.

Arkansas mission trip

Here is the McGill group as they prepared to travel to Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

The youth and their adult leaders left on Friday to go to Helena/West Helena, Arkansas for their annual mission trip. Please pray for them while they minister to these young children and as they travel back home on July 20.

Back to school shoes

The Back to School Shoe Distribution will be on Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until noon.  Please sign up to volunteer at the back table in the sanctuary.  Another way to help is to bring school supplies (by August 4, 2019) that will be used to fill the backpacks given to the children.  School Supply Lists can be picked up from the back table in the sanctuary.  See Donna Duncan with any questions. 

Share the Harvest classes

David Goforth at the Share the Harvest Garden is doing classes at the garden. There are 3 dates left to participate (see the WAY).  They are free and do not require Y membership or volunteer time. Pre-register at https://signup.com/go/fEUHkAZ to ensure enough training materials are on hand. (Supervising adults don’t need to register.) Classes are basic level and best suited for grades 1 through 6 and are not sequential so you may register and attend any or all classes. All ages welcome.

J.O.Y. Club

J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, August 8.

Hot dog sales

Hot dog sales have resumed! Please let Winfry Whicker know if you would like to volunteer.

Stay in touch

If you are not already receiving the constant contact email updates from the church please send your email address to Patsy at plawing@triad.twcbc.com to be added.

Legion

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Legion” today, Sunday, June 23, with scriptures from Psalms 42 and 43 and Luke 8:26-39. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Help with Arkansas mission

You can be a part of the Arkansas Mission Trip by bringing totes, beach towels and spray sunscreen. Please bring your donations by July 7. The Helena-West Helena, Arkansas trip is July 12-20.

Food on the First

Food on the First is July 7. It’s summer and children are out of school. Needed items are cereals and breakfast foods, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter and jelly, Spaghetti O’s, soups, and pork and beans. Esther’s Heart collects peanut butter and crackers. The RAIN Closet needs Clorox, laundry detergent and toilet tissue. The PLC is out for the summer.

No J.O.Y. Club meeting in July

J.O.Y. Club will not meet in July. Their next meeting will be Thursday, August 8.

Share the Harvest gardening classes

David Goforth at the Share the Harvest Garden is doing classes at the garden. They are free and do not require Y membership or volunteer time. Pre-register at https://signup.com/go/fEUHkAZ to ensure enough training materials are on hand. (Supervising adults don’t need to register.) Classes are basic level and best suited for grades 1 through 6 and are not sequential so you may register and attend any or all classes. All ages welcome.

Update your contacts

If you are not already receiving the Constant Contact email updates from the church please send your email address to Patsy at plawing@triad.twcbc.com to be added.

The Message: Endurance Produces Hope

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Our Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the semon “Endurance Produces Hope” today, June 16, with scriptures from Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 and Romans 5:1-5. Joe Anderson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Happy Anniversary

Happy 58th anniversary to Frances and Gene Morris!! The flowers today are given in their honor.  We love you so much. Susan, Alec, Bill, Tracie and Lea

Donuts for Dads

Enjoy “Donuts for Dads” today between services at 9:15 a.m. Today we celebrate Father’s Day.

Life Line screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill tomorrow. Details are on a flier in the lobby area.

Patriotic concert

The Piedmont Choral Society is having “All Patriotic Music” on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church, 265 Union Street N. This is a benefit concert for the Jason Ray Foundation (jasonray.org). Other concerts will be on Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. These concerts are free, but an offering will be accepted.

Update your contact info

If you are not already receiving the constant contact email updates from the church please send your email address to Patsy at plawing@triad.twcbc.com to be added.

Graduate Sunday

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, June 2, 2019, and  our high school and college graduates are being recognized for their accomplishments.  Scriptures are from Psalm 97 and John 17:20-26. Jeff Young is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Graduate Sunday

Today is Graduate Sunday. We congratulate all those who have graduated from high school and college.

Kitchen renovations

Renovations continue in the kitchen area. Tuesday and Wednesday they will be putting down the tiles for the halls so the kitchen entrance will be closed those 2 days  (6/4 and 6/5).  Plan not to use that entrance until Thursday.

Men’s breakfast

The men will meet at Punchy’s Diner on Thursday, June 6, at 8 a.m.

Deacon nominations

Deacon nominations will be taken today and June 9. Please prayerfully consider six people to become the Deacon Class of 2022. Per our bylaws, no one serving at the present time is eligible for election.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet on June 9 at 2 p.m.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

Donuts for Dads

Father’s Day is June 16. Donuts will be served between services at 9:15 a.m.

Life Line Screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on June 17. Details are on a flier in the lobby area.

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

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.

Fulfilled

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Fulfilled” with scriptures from Psalm 19 and Luke 4:14-21, Sunday, Jan. 27. Ginger Zsambeky is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Children’s trip to splash pad

Calling all children and parents! Come on out to Ray’s Splash Planet next Sunday, February 3, from 2:30 to 4:30. The cost is $8 for kids, $11 for adults and $5 for non swimmers. Don’t forget a towel and change of clothes.

McGill Biscuit Bake Off

The Biscuit Bake Off will be on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m. Come and enjoy brunch with all the trimmings. Biscuits will be made by Ken Ayers, Vinnie Farrell, Steve Harrill and Darrel Huskey.

Valentine Banquet

Mark your calendars for the Valentine Banquet on February 15 at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy the food, fun and fellowship. Tickets will be on sale on Sunday.

Children and missions program

The children on Wednesday night each week learn about our field personnel in other countries. Bring your children to be a part of this study. Talk to Susan Pollack if you have questions.

Helping our community

Food on the First is next Sunday, February 3. Items needed for the RAIN closet: toilet tissue, Kleenex, paper towels, dish detergent, cleaning supplies, Clorox, laundry detergent, bar soap.

Recycle greeting cards

Bring your greeting cards to the church to be sent to Earth Inspired Crafts and Education to be repurposed for nursing homes, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals, veterans’ hospitals and service men and women overseas. There is a box in the lobby.

Concessions volunteers needed

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Old Advice for a New Year

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Old Advice for a New Year” with scriptures from Psalm 148 and Colossians 3:12-17. Phillip Riley is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.Offering envelopes

Offering Envelopes

2019Offering Envelopes are in your Sunday School Classroom or in the staff hallway.Please pick them up today.

2018donations must be postmarked or delivered to the church by December 31 toreceive credit.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

TheJOY Club will meet on January 10th at 11:00 a.m. One of our own McGill members,Phil Stephens, will be speaking about his work with hospitals until his recentretirement. All are invited to come and enjoy a prepared lunch and hear Phil.Warm clothing collection

Warm clothing collection

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boysand girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are for 4& 5 year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. Thereis a collection box in the lobby.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule isposted in the WAY weekly.

Rescheduled Christmas concert

The 60voice Piedmont Choral Society will perform its rescheduled Christmas concert onSaturday, January 5, at 4 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church in Concord. Theywill be accompanied by a full orchestra, Don Simmons, piano/organ and directedby Joe Judge. A love offering will be taken and a reception will follow.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

He has lifted the lowly

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Dr. St eve Ayers delivers the sermon the fourth Sunday of Advent with scriptures from Micah 5:2-5a and Luke 1:30-55. Kim Lyda is the Deacon of the Week.

Christmas mission offering

CBF Global Missions Offering will be taken through Christmas. Church goal is $5000.00. Collected to date is $1,365.00.

Christmas Pokes

Christmas pokes will be packed on Monday, December 24, at 10 a.m. This tradition was begun at McGill during the Great Depression because the church wanted to make sure every child received a treat. The bags are done in memory of Mr. Arthur Morris by his family because it was so important to him.

Christmas Eve Communion

Join us Christmas Eve and 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. for communion and candle lighting. At the 11 p.m. service we will ring in Christmas Day.

Church office closed

The church office will be closed December 24th, 25th and 26th.

Food on the First

Remember Food on the First in January.

Offering envelopes

2019 Offering envelopes are in your Sunday School class or in the staff hallway. Please pick them up today. If you cannot find yours, please call Patsy.

If you wish to make a donation for 2018 please make sure it is postmarked December 31 or at the church by December 30.

Children’s warm coat collection

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most needed are for 4- & 5-year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a collection box in the lobby.

Recycle your cards

Please donate your greeting cards for Earth Inspired Crafts and Education. They will be recycled for nursing homes, hospitals, veterans and service men and women overseas. A box is in the lobby.

Volunteers needed

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule is posted in the WAY weekly.

No hot dogs Friday

There will not be hot dogs on Friday, December 28.

First Sunday of Advent

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “…that Your Hearts are not Weighted  Down”  on the first Sunday of Advent, Sunday, Dec. 2. Carolyn Guess is the Deacon of the Week. She will lead the morning prayer and read the Old Testament scripture.

CBF Global Missions Offering

McGill’s goal for this year’s missions offering is $5000. Offerings will be taken through Christmas.

McGill Missions Post Office

The Children’s Missions program is delivering Christmas cards for 25 cents each with proceeds going toward children’s mission projects.

Advent schedule

Dec. 9  Moravian Lovefeast 6 p.m.

Dec. 16 Children’s Musical 6 p.m.

Dec. 19 Blue Christmas Service 6 p.m.

Dec. 24 Packing of the Pokes 10 a.m.

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Services 6 and 11 p.m.

Fruitcake trip

The Senior Adults will be going to the Southern Supreme Fruitcake Factory on Saturday, Dec. 8. They will stop in Siler City for lunch. The bus will leave at 9:45 a.m. See Frances Morris if you would like to go.

Speedway Christmas lights

The Family Life Committee is sponsoring a trip to the Speedway Christmas Lights Saturday, Dec. 8. See Erin Currie if you would like to go or like more information.

The Way – McGill newsletter

 

Advent worship booklet