Category Archives: McGill this week

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

A True King

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “A True King” with scriptures from Psalm 93 and John 18:33-37. Bryant Frazier is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Honoring Tappy McMIllan

Tappy McMillan will be honored today 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.

Tappy McMillan positively affected the lives of thousands of children and their families through decades of service at McGill Child Development Center.

Fruitcake trip

The Senior Adults will be going to the Southern Supreme Fruitcake Factory on Saturday, December 8. They will stop in Siler City for lunch. The bus will leave at 9:45. Please see Frances Morris if you want to go.

Speedway Lights

The Family Life Committee plans to go to the Speedway on December 8 to see the Christmas lights. See Erin Currie if you are interested in going.

Moravian Lovefeast

Mark your calendar for the Moravian Lovefeast on December 9 at 6 p.m. The children will have a musical on December 16 at 6 p.m.

Help hurricane victims

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’s warm clothing drive

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.

Charlotte 49ers concession workers 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.

Christmas conert

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.

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.