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Arkansas mission report

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Our youth shared about the Arkansas mission trip at worship today, Sunday, July 15, with scriptures from Ephesians 1:3-14 and Amos 7:7-15. Danny Kirkman is the deacon of the week. He will read the New Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Arkansas mission trip

Flowers celebrate Howells’ anniversary

The flowers today are given in honor of Gail Howell by Melvin Howell on their 61st wedding anniversary. “The past 60 years of my life I have been blessed with Gail’s enduring, undying love. There is nothing I can do or say that would ever show my love and appreciation for her being right beside me through everything. Gail, I love you!”

VBS/Parents’ Night Out

Mark your calendar for VBS / Parent’s Night Out on August 3 from 6-8 p.m. Make plans now to attend.

Samaritan’s Feet

The Samaritan’s Feet event will be on Saturday, August 11, for 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Shoes will be given out to children in need in our community. Please sign up in the back of the sanctuary to volunteer or see Donna Duncan with questions.

Part of the Samaritan’s Feet event will be packing of backpacks at Epworth United Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 8, at 6 p.m. You are asked to donate school supplies for the backpacks through July 29. Backpacks will be given out on August 11 during The Samaritan’s Feet event.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for July: pencils and pencil sharpener. (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

Need barbecue?

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

July 8 services

To Believe

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Lamentations 3:22-33 and Mark 5:21-43. Earnie Hartsell is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Food on the First

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Cooperative Christian Ministry needs include soups, pork and beans, saltine crackers, breakfast items, canned meats and canned fruits and vegetables. During the summer months children will not have breakfast or lunch at school. Cereal, breakfast bars and peanut butter and jelly are needed.

The R.A.I.N. Closet needs cleaning supplies and Clorax.

Esther’s Heart Collection will always needs crackers and peanut butter (not peanut butter crackers!)

If you would rather give money to the church to purchase food for C.C.M., P.L.C. or R.A.I.N. supplies you can do so by noting on your giving envelope and check the amount you would like to go towards any of these missions.

Fourth of July

The church office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4.

Men’s breakfast

The men will meet at Punchy’s for breakfast on Thursday, July 5, at 8 a.m.

No Friday hot dogs this week

There will not be a hot dog sale this Friday, July 6.

Arkansas mission trip

The youth will go to Arkansas July 6-14. You can participate in this mission trip by bringing spray sunscreen, beach towels and totes for the children of Helena/West Helena.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, July 12, at 11 a.m. Our guest speaker will be Amanda Buck, Certified Senior Advisor, who is a consultant for Cannon Pharmacy. She will speak on senior health and has valuable information for seniors about medicine. Come and enjoy a time of great food and fellowship.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for July: pencils and pencil sharpener. (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

Need barbecue?

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

 

Now Is the Day of Salvation

10:45 Worship Service

Photos and announcements

Early service

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, June 24, with scriptures from Psalm 9:9-20 and 2 Corinthians 6:1-13. Bob Hathcock is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons meet this afternoon at 2 p.m.

Arkansas missions meeting

There will be a meeting of those going to Arkansas this morning at 9:30 a.m. You can participate in this mission trip by bringing spray sunscreen, beach towels and totes for the group to take to Arkansas. Their trip is July 6-14.

PassportChoices Week

The youth wlll participate in PassportChoices this week, June 24-29.

Operations Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for June: reusable shopping bags, deodorant, character band aids, chap stick. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13) July: pencils and pencil sharpeners.

Patriotic concert today

The Piedmont Choral Society will present “All Patriotic Music” at Living Water Church of God in Kannapolis at 3 p.m., today, June 24.

This is not at McGill, but it is a beautiful set of windows.

Happy father’s day

10:45 Service

Early worship

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, The Lord Looks on the Heart, this morning, Father’s Day, June 17, 2018. Carolyn Guess is the deacon of the week. She will read the New Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. Scriptures are from 2 Corinthians 5:6-17 and I Samuel 15:34-16:13.

Morris anniversary flowers

The flowers today are given with love on the 57th wedding anniversary of Gene and Frances Morris by Susan, Alec, Bill, Tracie and Lea.

Deacon nominating

The Deacon Nominating process ends today.  Please use a blue ballot you will find in the lobby to recommend six people.

Donuts for Dads

We will celebrate Father’s Day today with “Donuts for Dad” between services at 9:15 a.m.

Arkansas missions meeting

There will be a meeting of those going to Arkansas on Sunday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m. You can participate in this mission trip by bringing spray sunscreen, beach towels and totes for the group to take to Arkansas.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for June: reusable shopping bags, deodorant, character band aids, chap stick. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

Turn off the lights and lock the door

Please be sure and turn out all lights and lock the outside doors if you are the last to leave the building.

Patriotic concert

The Piedmont Choral Society will present “All Patriotic Music” on Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC which will benefit Habitat for Humanity.  Concerts will also be presented at Pitts Baptist Church on Friday, June 22, at 7 p.m. and at Living Water Church of God in Kannapolis at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.

Announcements & photos

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Graduate Sunday

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, June 3, and we celebrate Graduate Sunday. Keith Fitch is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Graduate Sunday

Today we will honor our graduates. Scholarships will be awarded. The group will have dinner at Afton Tavern on Monday, June 4, at 7 p.m. Please let Paul know if you can attend.

McGill men at Punchy’s

The men will meet at Punchy’s Diner on Thursday, June 7, for breakfast at 8 a.m.

Deacon nominations

The Deacon Nominating process will begin on June 10 through June 17. Six deacons will be needed.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet on Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m.

Church-wide pool party

The Family Life Committee is sponsoring “Nacho Average Church Pool Party” on Sunday, June 10, from 4-7 at 801 Kings Crossing Drive in Concord. Please RSVP to Erin Currie at 980-521-6563.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday, June 14, at 11 a.m. Our guest will be Rev. Jim White and son, Josh White. They will play several hymns on their saxophones and then share about their recent trips to Roatan, Honduras and Israel. There will be a delicious meal served. Hope you will come and invite others to attend. Open to all!

Father’s Day celebration

We will celebrate Father’s Day, June 17, with “Donuts for Dad” between services at 9:15 a.m.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for June: reusable shopping bags, deodorant, character band aids, chap stick. (Ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

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Connected

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.

childrens time

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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