Category Archives: McGill this week

Words of Caution

Worship at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday

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Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “Words of Caution” with scriptures from Psalm 16 and Mark 13:18. Meredith Farrell is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Church budget vote

Today, Sunday, Nov. 18, at both worship services the budget for 2019 will be voted on.  A discussion was held last Sunday night.

Thanksgiving eve meal and communion

This Wednesday at 7 p.m. we will have a Thanksgiving Eve meal and communion.

Honoring Tappy McMillan

Tappy McMillan will be recognized on Sunday, November 25, during the Sunday School hour with a reception in the Journey Classroom and at both worship services for her years as the Child Development Center director.

Advent poinsettias

Forms are available in the lobby to reserve a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one. Deadline to order is November 21. Cost is $12.00 for either a red or white poinsettia.

Disaster relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Children warm clothing

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 box in the lobby to collect your gifts.

Charlotte 49ers concessions help

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

Christmas Concert

The Piedmont Choral Society will have a Christmas Concert at Forest Hill Methodist Church on December 7 at 7 p.m. and on December 9 at 3 p.m.

Need barbecue?

See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

Not to be served but to serve

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 21, with scriptures from Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c and Mark 10:35-45. Jason Ball is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Hurricane relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by the hurricanes, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Relief”.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 26 from 6-8 p.m. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes. There will be face painting, cake walks, raffle baskets, photo booth, games and prizes and lots of candy.

Children’s coat drive

We are collecting gently used or new coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school. Sizes most needed are 6, 7, 8 for boys and girls. Also needed is new socks and underwear. There is a box in the lobby to collect your gifts.

Charlotte 49ers concessions help needed

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions this season. A schedule will be posted in the WAY this week.

Race Together program

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6-week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here on Sunday afternoons from 3-5 through November 11.

Dementia education conference

Remembering Kay, a dementia education conference, will be at McGill on November 1. Dr. Ayers will speak at the conference. Go to http://www.rememberingkay.com to register.

Life Line screening

Life Line Screening will be at McGill on November 13. To make an appointment call 888-653-6450 or go online at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.com.

At the Table

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 7, with scriptures fromHebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12 and Psalm 8. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting today

The Deacons will have their regular monthly meeting today, Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m.

Help hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

The last class of Bridges Out of Poverty, a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, is Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30-8 p.m.

Nursery volunteers needed

The nursery during the Early Service needs more volunteers.  Specifically, for the 2nd Sundays of the even months, 1st Sunday of odd months, and possible alternates if people can’t do their week.  Please contact Jordan Plemmons if you’d be willing to fill those spots or want to be an alternate.  Call / text 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

An Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by the Piedmont Choral Society is today, Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 pm at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Bring a canned good for CCM.

Mammography clinic

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on Oct. 26. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes.

 

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6 week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm

 

Working Together

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Dr. Steve Ayers, our pastor, delivers the message today, Sunday, Sept. 30, with scriptures from Psalm 124 and Mark 9:38-50. Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Helping hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. Classes are from 6:30-8 p.m. on October 4 and 11.

Nursery workers needed

The nursery during the Early Service needs more volunteers.  Specifically for the 2nd Sundays of the even months, 1st Sunday of odd months, and possible alternates if people can’t do their week.  Please contact Jordan Plemmons if you’d be willing to fill those spots or want to be an alternate.  Call / text 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by the Piedmont Choral Society will be on Sunday, October 7, at 3 pm at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Bring a canned good for CCM.

Mammography clinic at McGill

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, October 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

2018 CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 26. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes.

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6 week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm.

Filling community needs

Food on the First: The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

 

First and Last

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Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “First and Last” today, Sunday, Sept. 23, with the scriptures from Psalm 1 and Mark 9:30-37.  Loree Anderson is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

By-laws changes vote today

Today there will be a congregation meeting to adopt the revision in the church by-laws.

Hurricane Florence donations

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence you can do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. Classes are on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. on September 27 and October 4 and 11. All church members are invited to attend.

Marys & Marthas movie night

On September 29 at 6 p.m. the M & M Group will watch the movie “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and have a short discussion following. Light snacks will be provided.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child: September-Journals, notepads and small school supplies. See the list in for lobby for all supplies that are needed.

Mammography mobile clinic

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, October 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

2018 CROP Walk Oct. 14

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Race Together

Race Together is an engaging and informative 6 week community series for those that would like to discover more on the topic of race in the U.S. Classes will be here from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm.

Community needs

The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

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Knowing Jesus and Following Jesus

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Mark 8:27-38 and Psalm 19. Ginger Zsambeky is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Early worship

Congregational meeting

Today, Sept. 16, there will be a congregation meeting to adopt the revision in the church by-laws.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4-session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. on September 20, 27, October 4 and 11. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making.

Deacons dinner meeting

The Deacons will have a dinner meeting on Sunday, September 23, at 6 p.m. Deacons who are rotating off the Diaconate, please bring your books and leave in the church office.

M&M Group movie

On September 29 at 6 p.m. the M & M Group will watch the movie “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and have a short discussion following. Light snacks will be provided.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child: September-Journals, notepads and small school supplies. See the list in for lobby for all supplies that are needed.

Update contact info

Please call the church office if you have a change of address, phone number or email address ASAP.

2018 CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

R.A.I.N. Closet needs

The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

The End of Summer bash was a blast for those who participated.

 10:45 worship Sept. 9

Doers of the Word

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8:30 a.m. Worship

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sept. 2, with scriptures fromSong of Solomon 2:8-13 and James 1:17-27.  Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Tuesday Bible study

The Tuesday Bible Study group will meet at 11:30 this Tuesday at E-Noodle for lunch. Beginning September 11 at noon there will be a study of the book “Challenge of Paul”.

Wednesday activities begin

Everyone is invited this Wednesday as we begin the fall schedule for missions and the music programs. Come at 5:30 and enjoy a hot dog. There will be a time for information and registration for choirs and ensembles.

End of Summer Bash

The End of Summer Bash will be on Saturday, September 8, at 2 p.m. Bring a towel and water guns and have some water fun. Ice cream will be served.

Deacon election

The Deacon Nominating Committee presents the following members to serve a three-year term: Joe Anderson, Jason Ball, Erin Currie, Meredith Farrell, Kim Lyda and Jeff Young. The election will be during the worship service on September 9.

M&Ms care packages

The M & M’s will assemble care packages for college students on September 9 at 5 p.m. If you have a college student please give the church office or Jaime Poe their mailing address today.

By-laws changes

On September 23 there will be a congregation meeting to adopt the revision in the by-laws.

See a falcon

The Concord Wildlife Alliance invites you to come to their meeting on September 4 at 6:15 at the church to hear Larry Dickerson, a master falconer, from Statesville. He will be accompanied by his 10 year old goshawk, Daisy.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. on September 20, 27, October 4 and 11. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child: September-Journals, notepads and small school supplies

Need barbecue?

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

 

Blessing of the Bookbags

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Early worship 8:30 a.m.


Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Aug. 26, with scriptures from Psalm 84 and Ephesians 6:10-20. Miles Simpson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Both services will be feature a “blessing of the bookbags” and the students and teachers who are headed back to school.

By-laws discussion

Tonight at 6 p.m. there will be a discussion of the changes to be made to our church by-laws. A vote will be taken during worship on September 23.

Deacon election

The Deacon Nominating Committee presents the following members to serve a three-year term: Joe Anderson, Jason Ball, Erin Currie, Meredith Farrell, Kim Lyda and Jeff Young. The election will be during the worship service on September 9.

Concord Wildlife Alliance meeting

The Concord Wildlife Alliance invites you to come to their meeting on September 4 at 6:15 at the church to hear Larry Dickerson, a master falconer, from Statesville. He will be accompanied by his 10 year old goshawk, Daisy. This will be a unique opportunity to learn about these beautiful and fascinating birds as well as about the sport of falconry from one of the most knowledgeable falconers in the county. This will be especially interesting to children.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. You will learn the “hidden rules” of poverty, middle class and wealth and will begin to explore practical yet compassionate strategies for engagement that can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Dates are September 20, 27, October 4 and 11.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child August: Crayons and scissors    September: Journals, notepads and small school supplies (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13).

Last week’s services

Make the most of your time

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Early worship service

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Aug. 19, with scriptures from Proverbs 9:1-6 and Ephesians 5:15-20. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Changes to church bylaws

Next Sunday night, August 26, at 6 p.m. there will be a discussion of the changes to be made to our church bylaws. A vote will be taken during worship on September 23.

Deacon election

The Deacon Nominating Committee presents the following people to serve a three-year term: Joe Anderson, Jason Ball, Erin Currie, Meredith Farrell, Kim Lyda and Jeff Young. The election will be during the worship service on September 9.

Wildlife alliance meeting

The Concord Wildlife Alliance invites you to come to their meeting on September 4 at 6:15 at the church to hear Larry Dickerson, a master falconer, from Statesville. He will be accompanied by his 10-year-old goshawk, Daisy. This will be a unique opportunity to learn about these beautiful and fascinating birds as well as about the sport of falconry from one of the most knowledgeable falconers in the county. This will be especially interesting to children.

Fighting poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. You will learn the “hidden rules” of poverty, middle class and wealth and will begin to explore practical yet compassionate strategies for engagement that can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Dates are September 20, 27, October 4 and 11.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child August: Crayons and scissors    September: Journals, notepads and small school supplies (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13).

Need barbecue?

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

Advice for Living

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Early worship


Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. The scriptures are from Psalm 34:1-8 and Ephesians 4:25-5:2. Phillip Riley is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons will meet today at 2 p.m.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. You will learn the “hidden rules” of poverty, middle class and wealth-and will begin to explore practical yet compassionate strategies for engagement that can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Dates are September 20, 27, October 4 and 11.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for August: Crayons and scissors (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13).

July financial reports

Copies of the July financial report are available in the lobby. Please pick one up today.

Need barbecue

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

Samaritan’s Feet

McGill was well represented at the back to school event Saturday.

Samaritan’s Feet, a community-wide effort provided new shoes and back to school supplies Saturday to those in need. It included the Christian act of love – washing to the feet.