Category Archives: McGill this week

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).

Recent services

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.

Recent services

Transfiguration Sunday


Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon. Carolyn Guess is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Valentine Banquet

Everyone is welcome Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. to the McGill Valentine Banquet. Tickets are $8 per person and will be sold today at both services.  We look forward to celebrating with you. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Currie at erin@curriecreations.com. Please join us for a wonderful night of great food, fun games and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste).

St. Jude’s recycling

Bring your old greeting cards to be recycled. There is a box in the lobby for your cards.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together beginning 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.

McGill Barbecue

BBQ is March 23.

Have You Not Known?

Broadcast Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Feb. 4, 2018. Bob Hathcock is the deacon of the week. He will read the New Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

This week’s The Way newsletter

J.O.Y. Club meeting

J.O.Y.  Club meets this Thursday, February 8, at 11:00. Love songs and personal experiences will be facilitated by Jenny and Jim Amendum. Good food. Please come and enjoy.

Valentine Banquet

Everyone is welcome Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. to the McGill Valentine Banquet. Tickets are $8 per person and will be sold today at both services.  We look forward to celebrating with you. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Currie at erin@curriecreations.com. Please join us for a wonderful night of great food, fun games and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste).

Card recycling for St. Jude’s

St. Jude’s for Children recycle used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all occasion cards. There is a box in the lobby for your cards. The Joint Missions Council will send the cards to St. Jude’s.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together beginning February 11 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.

McGill Barbecue date set

The McGill BBQ is March 23.

Love builds up

Live Streaming Api

Earnie Hartsell is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

February calendar 2018

This week’s newsletter

Breakfast at Church

On Sunday, February 4, the youth will provide breakfast for the church. They will be serving from 9:20 until 9:40. A serving table will be set up in the hallway outside the Fellowship Area.

Valentine banquet

Everyone is welcome Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. to the McGill Valentine Banquet. Tickets are $8 per person and will be sold today at both services. We look forward to celebrating with you. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Currie at erin@curriecreations.com. Please join us for a wonderful night of great food, fun games and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child January: Washcloth and soap (no Ivory).
February: toothbrush, toothbrush covers, dental floss (no toothpaste).

2018 Chrismons class

If you are interested in making beaded Chrismons for 2018, Rufty’s in Salisbury is offering classes. Call Rufty’s at 704-636-7790 to get information and dates and to reserve your spot or visit their shop at 280 Furniture Drive in Salisbury.

TV needed for R.A.I.N. client

A R.A.I.N. client is in need of a TV. If you have a TV you need to give away please let Anne Bishop or Winfry Whicker know.

Recycling for St. Jude’s

There is a box in the lobby to place your Christmas cards or all occasion cards for St. Jude’s for Children to recycle and create new cards. The Joint Missions Council will send the cards to St. Jude’s.

Race Together

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together February 11 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.

Recent services

 

Following Jesus

Broadcasting Software

Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon today, Jan. 21. The Rev. Darryl Jefferson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth handbells

Youth handbells will resumes today.

McGill Supper Club

McGill Supper Club is Friday, January 26, at 7 pm at The Wooden Spoon, 8480 Pit Stop Court in Concord.

Valentine Banquet

Everyone is welcome Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. to the McGill Valentine Banquet. Tickets will be sold today at both services and are $8 per person.  We look forward to celebrating with you. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Currie at erin@curriecreations.com. Please join us for a wonderful night of great food, fun games and fellowship.

R.A.I.N. Need

A R.A.I.N. client is in need of a TV. If you have a TV you need to give away please let  Anne Bishop or Winfry Whicker know.

Race Together programs

Wendy McConnell will have another class for Race Together on these dates: February 11-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.