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Making All Things New

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Dr. Steve Ayers’ sermon title today, Sunday, Nov. 4, is “Making All Things New”. Scritpures come from Isaiah 25:6-9 and Revelation 21:1-6a. Chuck Broadway is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

2019 Budget Discussion

On Sunday, November 11, at 6 p.m., you are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the 2019 budget. On November 18, at both worship services, the budget will be voted on without discussion.

Special music at J.O.Y. Club

You are all invited to the JOY Club meeting on Thursday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. We will celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional meal of turkey and trimmings. Sarah Baumgardner will be entertaining us with a variety of music. Sarah moved to NC in 2016 from Harrisburg, PA and now lives in Harrisburg NC. She is a professional singer, a minister and author. She will have a $10.00 CD for sale of some of her vocal selections. Come welcome this lovely young woman to our church and enjoy her beautiful voice.

Disaster relief efforts

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”.

Operation Christmas Child

Shoeboxes are available in the lobby for Operation Christmas Child. They need to be returned to the church by November 11.

Children’s coat drive

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. 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.

Marys & Marthas Church mice

The M & M (Marys and Marthas) are collecting $10 Wal-Mart gift cards. Please leave them in the basket in the library. Today we will meet and do church “mouse” notes.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

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.

Race Together

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.

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.

McGill celebrates All Saints’ Day remembering those who have passed in the past year.

Liberating Love

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The Rev. Jackie Pace, a member of McGill, delivers the sermon today with scriptures from Job 42:1-6, 10-17 and  Mark 10:46-52. Erin Curie is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

2019 Budget discussion

On Sunday, November 11, at 6 p.m., you are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the 2019 budget. On November 18, at both worship services, the budget will be voted on without discussion.

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”.

Operation Christmas Child

Shoeboxes are available in the lobby for Operation Christmas Child. They need to be returned to the church by November 11.

Collecting warm coats and clothing

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. 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.

Marys & Marthas project

The M & M (Marys and Marthas) are collecting $10 Wal-Mart gift cards. Please leave them in the basket in the library. On November 4 they will meet and do church “mouse” notes.

Charlotte 49ers basket concessions

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.

Race Together

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

Everyone had a great time at Friday’s Fall Festival at McGill.

What holds us back?

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 14, with scriptures from Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 and Mark 10:17-31. Mandy Ashley is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Meet your deacon

Pick up your church directory today and meet your deacon.

Hurricane relief

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

CROP Walk today

The 2018 CROP Walk is today at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like to walk or if you’d like to sponsor a walker.

Fall Festival coming soon

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.

Nursery volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed for the nursery during the Early Service. Please call or text Jordan Plemmons if you can help at 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Warm coats 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.

Charlotte 49ers concessions

It is only 3 weeks until the UNCC basketball concession program begins. Look for a complete list in the WAY next week. Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com.

Race Together

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.

Lifeline 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.

At the Table

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Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Oct. 7, with scriptures fromHebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12 and Psalm 8. Maria Arrowood is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Deacons meeting today

The Deacons will have their regular monthly meeting today, Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m.

Help hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence, you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

The last class of Bridges Out of Poverty, a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, is Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30-8 p.m.

Nursery volunteers needed

The nursery during the Early Service needs more volunteers.  Specifically, for the 2nd Sundays of the even months, 1st Sunday of odd months, and possible alternates if people can’t do their week.  Please contact Jordan Plemmons if you’d be willing to fill those spots or want to be an alternate.  Call / text 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

An Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by the Piedmont Choral Society is today, Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 pm at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Bring a canned good for CCM.

Mammography clinic

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on Oct. 26. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes.

 

Race Together

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 from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm

 

Working Together

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Dr. Steve Ayers, our pastor, delivers the message today, Sunday, Sept. 30, with scriptures from Psalm 124 and Mark 9:38-50. Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Helping hurricane victims

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence you may do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. Classes are from 6:30-8 p.m. on October 4 and 11.

Nursery workers needed

The nursery during the Early Service needs more volunteers.  Specifically for the 2nd Sundays of the even months, 1st Sunday of odd months, and possible alternates if people can’t do their week.  Please contact Jordan Plemmons if you’d be willing to fill those spots or want to be an alternate.  Call / text 704-706-4222 or email jplemm1118@gmail.com.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing by the Piedmont Choral Society will be on Sunday, October 7, at 3 pm at Forest Hill Methodist Church. Bring a canned good for CCM.

Mammography clinic at McGill

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, October 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

2018 CROP Walk

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 26. Please bring wrapped candy for prizes.

Race Together

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 from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm.

Filling community needs

Food on the First: The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

 

First and Last

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Pastor Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon “First and Last” today, Sunday, Sept. 23, with the scriptures from Psalm 1 and Mark 9:30-37.  Loree Anderson is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

By-laws changes vote today

Today there will be a congregation meeting to adopt the revision in the church by-laws.

Hurricane Florence donations

If you would like to donate to help those who are affected by Hurricane Florence you can do so by noting on your offering envelope or check “CBF Hurricane Florence Relief”.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a workshop that will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. Classes are on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. on September 27 and October 4 and 11. All church members are invited to attend.

Marys & Marthas movie night

On September 29 at 6 p.m. the M & M Group will watch the movie “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and have a short discussion following. Light snacks will be provided.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child: September-Journals, notepads and small school supplies. See the list in for lobby for all supplies that are needed.

Mammography mobile clinic

The Mobile Mammography Coach will be at McGill on Tuesday, October 9, from 8:30 until 3:30.  An appointment is required so please call 704-403-1729 to schedule. Financial assistance is available. Please have your physicians first and last name when you make an appointment.

2018 CROP Walk Oct. 14

The 2018 CROP Walk is on October 14 at 2 p.m. at Kimball Lutheran Church.  See Donna Duncan if you’d like a packet or if you’d like to sponsor a walker. You can also go online and make a contribution.

Race Together

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 from October 7-November 11 from 3-5 pm.

Community needs

The R.A.I.N. Closet needs toilet paper and cleaning supplies. Please pick up other food for CCM, PLC and Esther’s Heart Transformation (peanut butter and crackers).

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When Faith Is Dead

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10:45 Worship Service

Early worship

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptues from Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 and James 2:1-17. Jennifer Taylor is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Tuesday Bible Study

You are invited to be a part of the Tuesday Noon Bible Study. The group will study the book “Challenge of Paul” each week at noon. Bring your lunch.

Deacon election

The Deacon Nominating Committee presents the following members to serve a three-year term: Joe Anderson, Jason Ball, Erin Currie, Meredith Farrell, Kim Lyda and Jeff Young. The election will be during both worship services today. Please put your ballet in the box in the lobby.

M&Ms assembling care packages

The M & M’s will assemble care packages for college students today, Sunday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. If you have a college student please give the church office or Jaime Poe their mailing address today.

Mission Prayer Group

The Noon Mission Prayer Group meets the second Monday of each month. They will meet this Monday, September 10, and you are invited. The ladies share lunch, prayer concerns, learn about field personnel and celebrate the birthdays of the field personnel.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

J.O.Y. Club meets this Thursday, September 13, at 11 a.m. Amanda Buck, Certified Senior Advisor with Cano Health, will be our guest speaker.

The sweet potato harvest

Sweet potatoes are going to be harvested on Saturday, September 15, beginning at 8 a.m. Volunteers are needed.

Church by-laws changes

September 23 there will be a congregation meeting to adopt the revision in the church by-laws.

Bridges Out of Proverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. on September 20, 27, October 4 and 11. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child: September-Journals, notepads and small school supplies. See the list in for lobby for all supplies that are needed.

Have address, contact changes?

Please call the church office if you have a change of address, phone number or email address.

Church financial statements

August financial statements are available in the lobby. Please pick one up today.

Blessing of the Bookbags

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Early worship 8:30 a.m.


Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Aug. 26, with scriptures from Psalm 84 and Ephesians 6:10-20. Miles Simpson is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Both services will be feature a “blessing of the bookbags” and the students and teachers who are headed back to school.

By-laws discussion

Tonight at 6 p.m. there will be a discussion of the changes to be made to our church by-laws. A vote will be taken during worship on September 23.

Deacon election

The Deacon Nominating Committee presents the following members to serve a three-year term: Joe Anderson, Jason Ball, Erin Currie, Meredith Farrell, Kim Lyda and Jeff Young. The election will be during the worship service on September 9.

Concord Wildlife Alliance meeting

The Concord Wildlife Alliance invites you to come to their meeting on September 4 at 6:15 at the church to hear Larry Dickerson, a master falconer, from Statesville. He will be accompanied by his 10 year old goshawk, Daisy. This will be a unique opportunity to learn about these beautiful and fascinating birds as well as about the sport of falconry from one of the most knowledgeable falconers in the county. This will be especially interesting to children.

Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. You will learn the “hidden rules” of poverty, middle class and wealth and will begin to explore practical yet compassionate strategies for engagement that can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Dates are September 20, 27, October 4 and 11.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child August: Crayons and scissors    September: Journals, notepads and small school supplies (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13).

Last week’s services

We must grow up

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 Early worship Aug. 5

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon, “We Must Grow Up,” today, Sunday, Aug. 5, with scriptures from Psalm 51:1-12 and Ephesians 4:1-16. Dr. Jaime Tippett-Poe is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth swim party

On Wednesday, August 8, rising 6th graders through seniors and their parents are invited to the Northwest Pool from 5-8 p.m. Please let Paul Haywood know if you can come.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club will meet Thursday, August 9, at11:00 a.m. Our program will be on Beekeeping by local beekeeper Russ Olson. Come and enjoy a delicious meal and interesting program.

Fighting poverty

McGill will host “Getting Ahead” Classes on Thursday nights from August and thru November 15. The class offers a new perspective for understanding and addressing the dynamics which characterize life in poverty and why is it so difficult for people to break out of poverty. Thanks to everyone who has agreed to provide a meal for the group each week.

Food on the First

McGill supports the following ministries by collecting donations the first Sunday of every month. Please bring any contributions this Sunday’s services 8:30am or 10:45am to help our community outreach.

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.

 Samaritan’s Feet Aug. 11

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 today 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. Backpacks will be given out on August 11 during The Samaritan’s Feet event.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child for August: Crayons and scissors (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13)

Church financial report

Copies of the July financial report are available in the lobby. Please pick one up today.

Need barbecue?

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

July 29 services

10:45 Service

8:30 Service

Arkansas mission report

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10:45 worship

Early worship


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