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Losing Life


Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 and Matthew 10:24-39. Harold Wright is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

Youth trip to Passport

Youth and their chaperones are going to Greensboro College for Passport camp today. Please keep them in your prayers.

Tai chi class

Susan Pollack’s tai chi class will meet on Thursday, June 28. It will not meet on July 6.

Missionaries from Ukraine

Nina and Gennady Podgaisky, our missionaries in the Ukraine, will be with us in worship and Sunday School on July 2.

Food on the First, RAIN needs

Food on the First is next Sunday. The RAIN closet needs Kleenex, paper towels and laundry detergent.

Arkansas mission help needed

If you would like to help the youth going to Arkansas by bringing sunscreen and beach towels please do so by July 1.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

J.O.Y. Club meets on August 13. Guest speaker will be John Shepherd. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  June: Small toys    July: flip-flops, socks, underwear, t-shirt, hat, sunglasses, tote bag, small jewelry, watches, flashlight with extra batteries.

M&M Craft Night

Mark your calendar for M&M Craft Night on August 4 from 6:30-9:30. Everyone is invited. Look for more details and sign up sheet in July and for more M&M fall activities.

Hot dog delivery drivers needed

Delivery drivers are needed for hot dogs. Also needed are workers for the 4th and 5th Friday to do desserts and drinks in the dining area.

Patriotic Concert today

Celebrate America! The Piedmont Choral Society and guest community singers will perform “All Patriotic Music” today, Sunday, June 25, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church in Concord. The concert is free. A love offering will be taken.

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A recent service

Kingdom Work

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Exodus 19:2-8a and Matthew 9:35-10:23. Miles Simpson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

Happy Anniversary

The flowers in the sanctuary are given in honor of Gene and Frances Morris on their 56th wedding anniversary. They are given with love by Susan, Alec, Bill, Tracie and Lea.

Deacon nominations

Deacon nomination forms are available today. Please list 6 people to serve a 3-year term. Listed on the form are those who are currently on the diaconate. Those rotating off must wait a year before they can serve again.

Tai chi class

Susan Pollack’s tai chi class will meet on June 28.

Arkansas Mission Trip

If you would like to help the youth going to Arkansas by bringing sunscreen and beach towels please do so by July 1.

Share the Harvest Farm open house

Share the Harvest Farm will have an open house on Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. until noon. Squash is the theme for this year. David Goforth will have a stir fry demonstration at 10:00. Also featured is how easy it is to grill vegetables at 10:30.  Squash pickles will be shared. Free samples will be given.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  June: Small toys.

Patriotic Concert

Celebrate America! The Piedmont Choral Society and guest community singers will perform “All Patriotic Music” on Sunday, June 25, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church in Concord. The concert is free. A love offering will be taken.

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Recent services

Graduate Sunday

Dr. Steve Ayers’s sermon title today is “Happy Birthday Church!” with scriptures from Psalm 104:24-35b  and Acts 2:1-21. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer. 2017 graduates will be recognized and the annual McGill Scholarships will be presented.

Tai Chi Class

The Tai Chi class led by Susan Pollack will meet on Thursday, June 8.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday at 11 a.m. Come and bring a friend. The food will be provided.

Summer mission camps

There will be a meeting of those going to Passport this morning (June 4) at 9:30 a.m. For those going to Arkansas, there will be a meeting also today (June 4) at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided. We will go over the crafts for the week for Arkansas.

Vacation Bible School

Calling all cowhands!    Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 17th, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.    We hope all of our 3 year olds to rising 5th graders will kick off their summer at the McGill Corral.   Music, games, Bible study and FUN await you!    If you are willing to volunteer that day, please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

 Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  June: Small toys.

Recent services

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The Pause

The Rev. Darryl Jefferson delivers the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 and Acts 1:6-14. Phillip Riley is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

62nd Anniversary Flowers

Wanda and Archie Ritchie

In thanksgiving to God for sixty-two years of marriage and in appreciation for a loving family, the floral arrangement is provided by Archie and Wanda Ritchie. They were married on May 28, 1955 at McGill (Street) Baptist Church. Archie and Wanda are celebrating today with their family: Anne and William Austin; Jeff and Cindy Ritchie; John and Debbie Ritchie, Hannah and Catherine Ritchie; Bob and Courtney Owens, Knox, Nash and JC Owens; Kevin and Kendall Gulledge, Kaleb and Abe Gulledge.

Office closed for Memorial Day

The church office will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day.

Tai Chi class

The Tai Chi class led by Susan Pollack will not meet next Thursday, June 1. You will meet again on June 8.

Graduate Sunday

Graduate Sunday is June 4. Seniors are asked to wear their cap and gown. The seniors will go out to lunch at Afton Tavern after the service.

Passport meeting

There will be a meeting of those going to Passport on Sunday, June 4, at 9:30 a.m. For those going to Arkansas, there will be a meeting also on June 4 at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided. We will go over the crafts for the week.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  May: Small stuffed animals. June: Small toys. Our goal is to fill 100 shoeboxes this year.

Fun for the kids

Calling all cowhands!    Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 17th, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.    We hope all of our 3 year olds to rising 5th graders will kick off their summer at the McGill Corral.   Music, games, Bible study and FUN await you!    If you are willing to volunteer that day, please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

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Knowing the Way

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today with scriptures from Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 and John 14:1-14. Dan Philbeck is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

Remembering Glen and Juanita Hartsell

The flowers today are in memory of Glenn and Juanita Hartsell for their 74th wedding anniversary on May 9. They are given with love from Russ and Susan Hartsell, Ronald and Anita Hartsell and Chris and Glenita Riley.

Scholarship Deadline

Scholarship applications are due today, May 14. A collection box is on the table outside Paul’s office. Scholarships will be awarded on Graduate Sunday, June 4. Seniors are asked to wear their cap and gown. If you apply for a scholarship please plan to be at church on June 4.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  May: Small stuffed animals. Our goal is to fill 100 shoeboxes this year.

McGill Corral

Calling all cowhands!    Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 17th, 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.    We hope all of our 3 year olds to rising 5th graders will kick off their summer at the McGill Corral.   Music, games, Bible study and FUN await you!    If you are willing to volunteer that day, please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

BBQ and Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew is available. There are one pound and five pound bags of BBQ available also. See Bruce Arrowood if you’d like to purchase either.

Free Concert Series

Piedmont Choral Society & Community Singers “All Patriotic Music” invites you to the free concert series:

Thursday, May 18 – 7 pm       Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union St N

Friday,      May 19 – 7 pm       Pitts Baptist Church, 140 Pitts School Rd

Sunday,    May 21 – 3 pm      Central UMC, 30 Union St N

Last Week’s Service

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May 7: Good Shepherd

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon on Good Shepherd Sunday. The Rev. Tim Pace is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth Retreat

Remember the youth and adults as they travel home from their retreat.

Deacons Meeting

The Deacons meet today at 2 p.m. for their monthly meeting.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 11, at 11 a.m.

McGill Yard Sale

The yard sale is next Saturday, May 13, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. BBQ, hot dogs and ham biscuits will be sold. Help is needed this Wednesday afternoon, May 10, to unload the trailer. Help will be needed at 5 a.m. on Saturday to take the merchandise out to the front lawn for the sale. You can bring your donations into the sanctuary on Wednesday. Please see Maria Arrowood if you can help.

McGill Scholarships

Scholarship applications are available in the lobby or online. Scholarship Application 2017 The deadline to return your application is May 14. A collection box is on the table outside Paul’s office. Scholarships will be awarded on Graduate Sunday, June 4. Seniors are asked to wear their cap and gown. If you apply for a scholarship please plan to be at church on June 4.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  May: Small stuffed animals. Our goal is to fill 100 shoeboxes this year.

Barbecue and Brunswich Stew

Brunswick Stew is available. There are one pound and five pound bags of BBQ available now. See Bruce Arrowood if you’d like to purchase either.

‘Race Together’ series

Race Together is a 6-part series from May 15 through June 26 from 6-8 p.m. at McGill. The series is led by Mrs. Wendy McConnell. If you are interested in gaining a better historical and social context about our current racial situation and how we may bridge the gap, this group is for you. Go to https://RaceTogether.Eventbrite.com for more information.

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How do we know Jesus?

Dr Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 and Luke 24:13-35. Kim Lyda is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

Punchy’s Breakfast Groups

Meet at Punchy’s Diner on Thursday, May 4, for breakfast at 8 a.m.

The J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will have their monthly luncheon on Thursday, May 11, at 11 a.m.

McGill Yard Sale

The yard sale is on May 13 from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. BBQ, hot dogs and ham biscuits will be sold. Help is needed Wednesday afternoon, May 10, to unload the trailer. Help will be needed at 5 a.m. on May 13 to take the merchandise out to the front lawn for the sale. Please see Maria Arrowood if you can help. Keys for the trailer are in Patsy’s office.

McGill Scholarships

Scholarship applications are available in the lobby or online. The deadline to return your application is May 14. Scholarships will be awarded on Graduate Sunday, June 4.

Here is the application: Scholarship Application 2017

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  May: Small stuffed animals.Our goal is to fill 100 shoeboxes this year.

Brunswick Stew available

Brunswick Stew will be available the first of May. There are one pound and five pound bags of BBQ available now. See Bruce Arrowood if you’d like to purchase some.

Race Together

Race Together is a 6-part series from May 15 through June 26 from 6-8 p.m. at McGill. The series is led by Mrs. Wendy McConnell. If you are interested in gaining a better historical and social context about our current racial situation and how we may bridge the gap, this group is for you. Go to https://RaceTogether.Eventbrite.com for more information.

May calendar

May calendar 2017

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McGill Scholarships

Once again the McGill college scholarships are available. Here is the application form and instructions: Scholarship Application 2017

The deadline to return the application is Sunday, May 14.

McGill Scholarships
The deadline for applications is Sunday, May 14. No late applications will be accepted.

Easter Sunday April 16

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

CBF Missions Offering

Your gifts to the CBF Easter Offering for Global Missions transforms lives. The CBF Offering for Global Missions and missions giving are so much more than a once-a-year passing of the plate. At its finest, the Offering has the power to not only transform lives at home and abroad, but to also connect churches to God’s larger plan for the world.” – Martha Perusek

Our Goal: $3,000  Received to Date: $1,798

 Next youth meeting

The Youth will not meet tonight or next Sunday night, April 23.

Church office closed Monday

The church office will be closed on Monday.

Church council

The Church Council will meet on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m.

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child:  April: Craft supplies such as colored paper, colored pencils, crayons, etc.  Our goal is to fill 100 shoeboxes this year.

Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew will be available the first of May. There are one pound and five pound bags of BBQ available now. See Bruce Arrowood if you’d like to purchase some.

‘Race Together’

Race Together is a 6-part series from May 15 through June 26 from 6-8 p.m. at McGill. The series is led by Mrs. Wendy McConnell. If you are interested in gaining a better historical and social context about our current racial situation and how we may bridge the gap, this group is for you. Go to https://RaceTogether.Eventbrite.com for more information.

McGill Yard Sale

The yard sale is on May 13 from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. BBQ, hot dogs and ham biscuits will be sold. Keys for the trailer are in Patsy’s office.

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