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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Ezekiel 37:1-14 and Acts 2:1-21. Mandy Ashley is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Scholarship deadline today

The deadline to return scholarship applications is today, May 20. Please be sure your application is complete. 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 or under Patsy’s door. 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. Please let Paul Haywood 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.)

Gig on the Green

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You Are My Friends

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, May 6. Bruce Arrowood is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons meet today, May 6, at 2 p.m.

McGill Music Celebration

The Music Celebration Service is tonight, May 6, at 6 p.m. A dessert fellowship will follow. Please bring your favorite dessert.

Habitat for Humanity

Sign up to work on a project with Habitat for Humanity in the back of the sanctuary. Ten volunteers are needed on Saturday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone can do the work that we have been assigned. See Donna Duncan or Winfry Whicker with questions.

J.O.Y. Club ham breakfast

On Thursday, May 10, at J.O.Y. Club, we will be celebrating National Seniors Month with the annual country ham breakfast (brunch). All of you are invited to join in the celebration by attending J.O.Y. Club at 11:00 a.m. for a delicious meal especially prepared by some of our “cooks.”

McGill Scholarships

Scholarship applications are available on the table outside of Paul’s office or online. The deadline to return the completed applications is 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.

Scholarship application

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Concert on the church lawn

A concert will be held on the lawn on Saturday, May 12, at 6 p.m. Come enjoy music by Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers, food and fellowship.

Muffins for Moms

Muffins for Moms on Mother’s Day, May 13, at 9:15 a.m., between worship services.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for April: Small stuffed animals and plastic cups (remember it needs to all fit in the shoebox). May: Small toys or games. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13.)

Spring Concert

Piedmont Choral Society Spring Concert is today, May 6, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC 265 Union Street. Cabarrus County’s 50-voice community choir will present its annual Spring Concert “An American Choral Landscape” (Shenandoah, Spirituals, Hymn Settings and more). The concert is free! Support your local arts.

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No Fear

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 22:25-31 and I John 4:7-21. Miles Simpson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Habitat home building

Sign up to work on a project with Habitat for Humanity in the back of the sanctuary. Ten volunteers are needed on Saturday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone can do the work that we have been assigned. See Donna Duncan or Winfry Whicker with questions.

McGill scholarships

Scholarship applications are available online and on the table outside of Paul’s office. The deadline to return the completed applications is May 20. The scholarships will be awarded on Graduate Sunday, June 3, at the 10:45 service.

Scholarship application

Music Celebration

The Music Celebration Service is on Sunday, May 6, at 6 p.m. A dessert fellowship will follow. Please bring your favorite dessert.

Gig on the Green

A concert will be held on the lawn on Saturday, May 12, at 6 p.m. Come enjoy music by Brain Trust and the McGill McPickers, food and fellowship.

Mother’s Day

Muffins for Moms on Mother’s Day, May 13, at 9:15 a.m., between worship services.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for April: Small stuffed animals and plastic cups (remember it needs to all fit in the shoebox). May: Small toys or games. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13.)

Spring Concert

Piedmont Choral Society Spring Concerts are Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 6, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC 265 Union Street. Cabarrus County’s 50 voice community choir will present its annual Spring Concert “An American Choral Landscape” (Shenandoah, Spirituals, Hymn Settings and more). The concert is free. Support your local arts.

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McGill Scholarships 2018

Application Deadline May 20

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Thank you for your interest in the scholarships awarded at McGill Baptist.  We are grateful for the financial support provided by the families sponsoring the scholarships each of which have a minimum amount to be awarded of $500.00.

The number of applications completed each year exceeds the number of scholarships that are available.  To ensure fairness in the committee’s review of applications, specific criteria are set for the application process:

  1. Applicant must be an active member of McGill Baptist Church.
  2. Applicant must be accepted by the college/university he/she plans to attend.
  3. Applicants do not apply for a specific scholarship; the Scholarship Committee is responsible for awarding the individual scholarships.
  4. Criteria for selection will include scholastic achievement; financial need; service to school, church and community; character; and a completed application.
  5. A student applying/re-applying for a scholarship during his/her college years may be considered along with other applicants. A transcript of your previous two semester course grades is to be provided with the completed application.
  6. The application form is available in the church office.
  7. The absolute deadline for submitting a “McGill Baptist Church Scholarship Application” is Sunday, May 20, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.   
  8. Incomplete applications will not be considered for scholarships. Please check your application for completion in its entirety before turning the application in to the Office Manager (Patsy Lawing) at the church office.

Scholarships are to be awarded at the Graduate Recognition Service (10:45 AM) on June 3, 2018.   Applicants are asked to make every effort to be present for this special occasion and to wear their cap and gown.

The McGill Scholarship Committee

 

Youth Sunday at McGill

The Youth of McGill are leading the services Sunday, April 22. This is always a special time with special music and creative worship.

Scholarship applications are available online or on the table outside Paul’s office for active members of McGill Baptist Church.  Deadline to return is Sunday, May 20. More information is posted below.

McGill Music Celebration

The Music Celebration Service is on May 6 at 6 p.m. Please bring a dessert to share during a time of fellowship following the service.

Habitat for Humanity build

On May 12 we have an opportunity to work with Habitat for Humanity on a renovation they are completing for a Cabarrus family. We will need 10-12 volunteers to work from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on that Saturday. This will be work that anyone can do. You must be 16 years of age to participate. To sign up please see Donna Duncan or Winfry Whicker at the back of the sanctuary. A waiver form is necessary also.

Planning for Graduation

Please call or email the church office (plawing@triad.twcbc.com) if you are graduating from high school or college so that you can be recognized at Graduate Sunday which is June 3. It would be helpful to have the high school and college that you are graduating from and your future plans.

Health Fair

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a Health Fair at McGill on Saturday, April 28, from 10 am to 1 pm. This year Novant Health will provide free screenings with same day results and a counselor. You can also learn the basics of Bleeding Control-Stop the Bleed Save a Life.

Human trafficking discussion

An educational program on human trafficking will be at McGill on Thursday, August 26, from 5:30-7 p.m.     Nikki Rainey, of Present Age Ministries, will lead a discussion of the growing problem in our Charlotte Metro area and the services that Present Age Ministry provides in addressing this issue.

 Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for April: Small stuffed animals and plastic cups (remember it needs to all fit in the shoebox).

McGill Scholarship instructions & qualifications

McGill Scholarships application

Thank you for your interest in the scholarships awarded at McGill Baptist.  We are grateful for the financial support provided by the families sponsoring the scholarships each of which have a minimum amount to be awarded of $500.00.

The number of applications completed each year exceeds the number of scholarships that are available.  To ensure fairness in the committee’s review of applications, specific criteria are set for the application process:

  1. Applicant must be an active member of McGill Baptist Church.
  2. Applicant must be accepted by the college/university he/she plans to attend.
  3. Applicants do not apply for a specific scholarship; the Scholarship Committee is responsible for awarding the individual scholarships.
  4. Criteria for selection will include scholastic achievement; financial need; service to school, church and community; character; and a completed application.
  5. A student applying/re-applying for a scholarship during his/her college years may be considered along with other applicants. A transcript of your previous two semester course grades is to be provided with the completed application.
  6. The application form is available in the church office.
  7. The absolute deadline for submitting a “McGill Baptist Church Scholarship Application” is Sunday, May 20, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.   
  8. Incomplete applications will not be considered for scholarships. Please check your application for completion in its entirety before turning the application in to the Office Manager (Patsy Lawing) at the church office.

Scholarships are to be awarded at the Graduate Recognition Service (10:45 AM) on June 3, 2018.   Applicants are asked to make every effort to be present for this special occasion and to wear their cap and gown.

The McGill Scholarship Committee

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Worship and praise April 15

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, April 15. Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Family Life Committee

The Family Life Committee will meet Monday night, April 16, at 6:30 in the conference room.

Documentary ‘Resilience’

You are invited to a free community event at the Gem Theater in Kannapolis. There will be a film screening and panel discussion of the documentary Resilience on Tuesday, April 17, from 9 am-11 am and 6 pm-8 pm. Resilience is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress.

Charlotte 49ers spring football

Please see Jaime Poe if you can help with the spring football game concessions at UNCC on April 21. The bus will leave from church at 3:30. The game begins at 6 pm.

Delta Sigma Theta health fair

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a Health Fair at McGill on Saturday, April 28, from 10 am to 1 pm. This year Novant Health will provide free screenings with same day results and a counselor. The Health Fair will provide a valuable service to our community.  Call 336-277-1880 or email communitywellness@novanthealth.org .Included in the screenings are body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, triglycerides  and hemoglobin A1C. You can also learn the basics of Bleeding Control-Stop the Bleed Save a Life.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for April: Small stuffed animals and plastic cups (remember it needs to all fit in the shoebox).

What are you looking for?

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, April 1. Loree Anderson is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Easter offering

What a great opportunity on EASTER SUNDAY to give a gift to the CBF EASTER OFFERING FOR GLOBAL MISSIONS.  Please mark on your regular envelope CBF Offering or use the Mission Offering envelope. Our church’s goal is $3000. To date we have collected $1,573.

Office closed Monday

The church office is closed on Monday, April 2.

Supper Club to hockey game

The McGill Supper Club will go to a Checkers Hockey Game on April 7 at 7 p.m. Please let Jaimie Poe know by today, April 1, if you’d like to go. The group will meet for dinner before the game at 4:30. Cost is $20.

J.O.Y. Club special speaker

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 Spring 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 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).

 Palm Sunday service

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Blessed is He

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Easter Egg hunt

An egg hunt for children preschool to 3rd grade is this afternoon, Sunday, March 25, from 2-3:30 p.m.

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday service is this Thursday at 7 p.m. Join us for dinner and Communion.

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 $1,048. Your gift to the CBF Offering for Global Missions supports the field personnel alongside their team of leaders who, together, eat, pray, provide shelter, seek justice and bear witness to Christ through the character of their lives.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for March: Hair brushes, hats, scarves, gloves or mittens.

April: Small stuffed animals and plastic cups (remember it needs to all fit in the shoe+ box).

Supper club hockey

The McGill Supper Club will go to a Checkers Hockey Game on April 7 at 7 p.m. Please let Jaimie Poe know by April 1 if you’d like to go. The group will meet for dinner before the game at 4:30. Cost is $20. Supper club is open to everyone.

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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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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.