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2nd Sunday of Advent

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Dec. 10. Bruce Arrowood is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Global Missions Offering

You can share the love of Christ with the world by contributing to the CBF Offering for Global Missions. The church goal is $5,000.00.

The Littlest Angel

The children will present “The Littlest Angel” tonight, Sunday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. Please bring finger foods to share after the program.

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McGill Post Office

You can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cents per card through December 17. Cards can be left in the lobby and will be distributed to Sunday School classes. All money collected will help our children’s missions.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets this Thursday, December 14, at 11 am. You are invited to enjoy lunch and sing carols led by Steve and Robin Harrill.

Christmas poke assembly

Christmas pokes will be assembled on Saturday, December 23 at 10 pm.

Christmas Eve services

On Sunday, December 24, worship services and Sunday School will be at the regular times. The Christmas Eve Services are at 6 pm and 11 pm.

Coat and toy drives

The Joint Missions Council is collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers. We will also collect new toys for the Empty Stocking Fund. Tubs are in the lobby.

End of year giving

Donations for 2017 must be postmarked December 30, 2017 or given during worship services in December to receive credit for 2017. They can also be delivered to the church.

Christmas concert today

The Piedmont Choral Society will present its annual Christmas concert with an orchestra today, Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. A reception will follow.

Advent begins

Live Streaming Services

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Dec. 3. Loree Anderson is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

McGill Post Office

You can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cents per card now through December 17. Cards can be left in the lobby and will be distributed to Sunday School classes. All money collected will help our children’s missions.

Moravian Lovefeast

The Moravian Lovefeast is tonight, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. This is a wonderful beginning to the Advent season. The service celebrates the birth of Christ with scripture reading and prayer, hymns, sweet bread and special coffee and lighting of the candles.

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Family movie night

On Friday, December 8, at 7 p.m. the Family Life Committee will have movie night for all ages featuring the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” with popcorn and hot cocoa bar.

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Warm clothing, toy drives

The Joint Missions Council is collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers. We will also collect new toys for the Empty Stocking Fund. Tubs are in the lobby.

Christmas Events

Moravian Lovefeast

Dec. 3 at 6 pm

Children’s Christmas Musical

Dec. 10 at 6 pm*

Pack Pokes Dec. 23 at 10 am

Dec. 24 Worship Service Schedule

Sunday School 9:30

8:45 & 10:45 am

Christmas Eve Services

6 pm & 11 pm

*Please bring your favorite finger food to be shared after the Children’s Musical on December 10.

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Seeing Jesus

Video Stream

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Nov. 26. Ginger Zsambeky is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

McGill Missions Post Office

Beginning today through December 17 you can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cents per card. Cards can be left in the lobby and will be distributed to Sunday School classes. All money collected will help our children’s missions.

Moravian Lovefeast

The Moravian Lovefeast will be on Sunday, December 3, at 6 p.m. This is a wonderful beginning to the Advent season. The service celebrates the birth of Christ with scripture reading and prayer, hymns, sweet bread and special coffee and lighting of the candles.

Family Movie Night

On Friday, December 8, at 7 p.m. the Family Life Committee will have movie night for all ages featuring the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” with  popcorn and hot cocoa bar.

Coat, Clothing & Toy Drive

The Joint Missions Council is collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers. We will also collect new toys for the Empty Stocking Fund. Tubs are in the back of the sanctuary where food on the first is located.

Brunswick Stew

See Bruce Arrowood today if you would like to order Brunswick Stew to be delivered after Thanksgiving. There is also BBQ available at the church.

Christmas Events

Moravian Lovefeast Dec. 3 at 6 pm

Children’s Christmas Musical Dec. 10 at 6 pm*

Pack Pokes Dec. 23 at 10 am

Dec. 24 Worship Service Schedule

8:45 & 10:45 am

Christmas Eve Services

6 pm & 11 pm

*Please bring your favorite dessert or snack to be shared after the Children’s Musical on December 10.

Be Careful of What You Ask

Video Streaming Services

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Amos 5:18-24 and Matthew 25:1-13. Jennifer Taylor is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Operation Christmas Child

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Today, Nov. 12, is the deadline to return the Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. Please see Trena Goodnight with questions.

Church budget

The church will vote at both services today, November 12, on the 2018 budget. Copies of the budget are available in the lobby as well as the October statement.

15 Years at Poplar Tent

Next Sunday, November 19, we will celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location and the retirement of the debt. There are signup sheets in the back of the sanctuary for the meal that will be served following the last service.

Advent poinsetta

Envelopes are available today to order a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one. Cost is $12.  The deadline to order is November 19.

Thankgiving eve Communion

A Thanksgiving eve meal and communion service will be on November 22 at 7 p.m.

McGill Post Office

Beginning November 26 through December 17 you can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cents per card. Cards can be left in the lobby and will be distributed to Sunday School classes. All money collected will help our children’s missions.

Moravian Lovefeast

The Moravian Lovefeast will be on Sunday, December 3, at 6 p.m.

Empty Socking & Coat Drive

The Joint Missions Council will begin collecting gently worn or new coats for children up to size 12 and socks and underwear for preschoolers. We will also collect new toys for the Empty Stocking Fund.

Christmas Movie Flyer

Living in Community

Watch McGill services live

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Oct. 29, with scriptures from Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 and Matthew 22:34-46. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting

The deacons will meet this afternoon, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m.

Men’s Breakfast

The Men’s Breakfast at Punchy’s is on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 8 a.m.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are available in the lobby. Please see the list of items that can be included. Cost to ship is $9. A packing party for will be next Sunday, Nov. 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

Food on the First, R.A.I.N supplies, PLC supplies

Next Sunday, Nov. 5, is Food on the First. Please bring groceries for CCM or supplies for the R.A.I.N. closet or the Performance Learning Center.

Budget conference

A church conference will be held on Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. to answer your questions about the new budget. The church will vote at both services without discussion on Nov. 12.

15 years at Poplar Tent

Mark your calendar for Nov. 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location and the retirement of the debt.

Advent poinsettias

During the Advent season poinsettias will be in the church in memory or in honor of a loved one. Envelopes will be available next week. Cost will be $12. Deadline to order is Nov. 19.

McGill Christmas post office

Beginning Nov. 26 through Dec. 17 you can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cent per card. All money collected will help our children’s missions. This year we will pack 100 boxes from what you have donated throughout the year. The money collected for cards last year will pay the shipping cost this year.

Hot dog help needed

Please see Winfry Whicker to volunteer to help with hot dogs.

All Saints Day

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All Saints Day is Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Recent services

Knowing what matters

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Oct. 22, with scriptures from Exodus 33:12-23 and Matthew 22:15-22. Phillip Riley is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

 

Amazing Maize Maze

The youth will go to Huntersville today, Sunday Oct. 22, to the Amazing Maize Maze right after Sunday School.

Church safety program

Monday, Oct. 23, Jim Francis with Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co. (McGill’s provider) will present thoughts and ideas that they, as an insurance company, have for church safety. In today’s climate, safety is a topic that congregations need to talk about. This is an open meeting for the congregation and we encourage the deacons, building and grounds committee and ushers to attend.

Building and grounds meeting

There will be a brief Building and Grounds meeting after the safety meeting tomorrow night, Oct. 23.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is this Friday, Oct. 27, beginning at 6 p.m. If you’d like to help please see Erin Currie today or email her at erin@curriecreations.com.

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Church budget conference

A church conference will be held on November 5 at 6 p.m. to answer your questions about the new budget. The church will vote at both services without discussion on November 12.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are available in the lobby. Please see the list of items that can be included. Cost to ship is $9. A packing party for will be on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

15 years at Poplar Tent

Mark your calendar for November 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location and the retirement of the debt.

McGill Christmas post office

Beginning November 26 through December 17 you can “mail” your Christmas card to our active church members for 25 cent per card. All money collected will help our children’s missions. This year we will pack 100 boxes from what you have donated throughout the year. The money collected for cards last year will pay the shipping cost this year.

Hot dog volunteers needed

Please see Winfry Whicker to volunteer to help with hot dogs.

Hymn singing

An old fashioned hymn sing presented by Piedmont Choral Society today, Sunday Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church.

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Oct. 15: Wear the Robe

Watch our worship service here.

The Rev. Jackie Bailey Pace delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 15. Scriptures are from Exodus 32:1-14  and Matthew 22:1-14. Dr. Jaime Poe is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

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CROP Walk today

The CROP Walk is today, Sunday, Oct. 15, beginning at 2 p.m. Please turn in your packets to Robert Kluttz today or at the CROP Walk at 1 p.m. for registration. Non perishable food will be collected at this year’s walk. Bring a can or two for CCM. Charlotte Motor Speedway is donating a VIP NASCAR package including race tickets for the May 27, 2018 Coca-Cola 600. The cost is either $1 to buy a raffle ticket or 2 cans of food.

Operation Christmas Child

The children will make cards this month for the Christmas shoeboxesA packing party for will be on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

McGill Supper Club

The McGill Supper Club will go to Bobbee O’s BBQ on Friday, October 20. Meet at the church to ride the bus at 6:15 or at the restaurant at 7 p.m. Let Jaime Poe know if you’d like to go at jkt1128@gmail.com or 919-665-7930. Everyone is welcome.

Youth to Amazing Maize Maze

The youth will go to Huntersville on October 22 to the Amazing Maize Maze right after Sunday School. Bring a change of clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Bring $12 for the Maize and money for lunch.

Church safety program

On Monday, October 23, at 7 p.m.  Jim Francis with Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co. (McGill’s provider) will present thoughts and ideas that they, as an insurance company, have for church safety. In today’s climate, safety is a topic that congregations need to talk about. This is an open meeting for the congregation and we encourage the deacons, building and grounds committee and ushers to attend.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on Friday, October 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Orange tubs are available to leave candy. If you’d like to help please see Erin Currie or email her at erin@curriecreations.com.

Church budget conference

A church conference will be held on November 5 at 6 p.m. to answer your questions about the new budget. The church will vote at both services without discussion on November 12.

15th Anniversary on Poplar Tent

Mark your calendar for November 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location.

Church mice needed

The M & M’s are looking for a few “church mice” to communicate with our college students during the year. See Jaime Poe if you would like to participate.

Hymn singing

An old fashioned hymn sing presented by Piedmont Choral Society on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church.

Recent services

 

 

A Gracious Law

Watch our service live here

Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon today, Oct. 8, 2017. The scriptures come from Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9 12-20 and Philippians 3:4b-14. Dan Philbeck is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

 

Meet your deacon today

New directories will be given out today by your deacon. If you do not know your deacon please see Loree Anderson.

The J.O.Y. Club Meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet on Thursday, October 12, at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Norman Franklin from the City of Concord Fire Marshall’s Office. He will speak on fire prevention in the home.

Fruitcake Factory trip

You are invited to go to the  Southern Supreme Fruitcake Factory in Bear Creek on Saturday, October 14. The church bus will leave at 8:30 a.m.

The CROP Walk

The CROP Walk is next Sunday, October 15, beginning at 2 p.m. See Robert Kluttz if you would like to walk or to sponsor a walker.

McGill Supper Club outing

The McGill Supper Club will go to Bobbee O’s BBQ on Friday, October 20. Meet at the church to ride the bus at 6:15 or at the restaurant at 7 p.m. Let Jaime Poe know if you’d like to go at jkt1128@gmail.com or 919-665-7930.

Youth to the Amazing Maize Maze

The Youth will go to Huntersville on October 22 to the Amazing Maize Maze right after Sunday School. Bring a change of clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Bring $12 for the Maize and money for lunch.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 27 beginning at 6 p.m. Orange tubs are at the exits of the church. Please help fill them with wrapped candy for this fun night. If you’d like to help please see Erin Currie or email her at erin@curriecreations.com.

Our 15th Poplar Tent Anniversary

Mark your calendar for November 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location.

Church mice needed

The M & M’s are looking for a few “church mice” to communicate with our college students during the year. See Jaime Poe if you would like to participate.

Operation Christmas Child

The children will make cards this month for the Christmas shoeboxes. A packing party for will be on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

A few recent services

World Communion Sunday

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Oct. 1, “Come to the Table” as we celebrate World Communion Day. Scriptures are from Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 and Philippians 2:1-13.  The Rev. Tim Pace is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting today

The Deacons will meet at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 1.

Finance & Stewardship meeting

The Finance and Stewardship Committee will receive budget requests at a meeting Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.

Mobile Mammography bus

The Mobile Mammography bus will be at McGill on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 8:30-3:30. You can make an appointment by calling 704-403-1729.

Men’s breakfast

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

Operation Christmas Child

The children will make cards this month for the shoeboxes. A packing party for Operation Christmas Child is on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

Meet Your Deacon

New directories will be given out at “Meet Your Deacon” next Sunday, Oct. 8. Please check the current directory today to see if your information is correct. Call Patsy if you have corrections.

Cabarrus CROP Walk

The CROP Walk is October 15 beginning at 2 p.m. See Robert Kluttz if you would like to walk or to sponsor a walker.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on Friday, Oct. 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Orange tubs are at the exits of the church. Please help fill them with wrapped candy for this fun night. If you’d like to help please see Erin Currie or email her at erin@curriecreations.com.

15 Years here

Mark your calendar for November 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location.

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Welcome to McGill

Watch our services on-line here.

The Rev. Darryl Jefferson delivers sermon this week, Sunday, Sept. 24. Our Pastor, Dr. Steve Ayers, is at a farm program at Princeton University. The Deacon of the Week is Kim Lyda. She will lead the morning prayer and read scriptures at the  10:45 a.m. service.

Mammography Van here

The CHS- NorthEast Mobile Mammography Van will be at McGill Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call to make an appointment 704-403-1729. Financial assistance is available.

CROP Walk Oct. 15

The CROP Walk to fight hunger will be Sunday, Oct. 15 at Forest Hill United Methodist Church. Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the walk beginning at 2 p.m. See Robert Kluttz for details.

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