Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Nov. 19, as McGill celebrates 15 years at the Poplar Tent location of the church and the retiring of the church debt. Dr. Winfry Whicker is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. The flowers today are given in celebration of the 15th anniversary of our moving to Poplar Tent Road and retiring of the debt.
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 today.
No Youth tonight
Because of our celebration and lunch today there will be no youth tonight. Don’t forget that your deposit for PassportChoices is due today.
Thanksgiving eve communion
A Thanksgiving eve meal and communion service will be on Wednesday 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.
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 and toy drives
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.