Tag Archives: Community Blood Center of the Carolinas

Jan. 10: The Beloved


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 43:1-7  and Luke 3:15-17, 21-22.  Ronald Barnes is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. The Rev. Steve Harrill will perform a solo “Day by Day.”

Youth and Children’s councils

The Youth Council will meet today at 4:30 pm. The Children’s Council will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6 pm.

Blood Drive Monday

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is holding a blood drive at McGill on Monday, Jan. 11, from 4-7 p.m. Be sure and drink plenty of water and bring a photo ID.

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday at 11 am. Rev. Chris Harbin will sing several selections and speak about his work and interests.

Biscuit Bakeoff

The Biscuit Bakeoff will be on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m.

Winter Night Shelter

McGill will be in charge of the Winter Night Shelter on Jan. 24-30. Please see Robert Kluttz if you are interested in helping.

McGill Barbecue date set

Mark your calendar now for the annual BBQ. It will be on Friday, March 18.

Recycle Christmas Cards

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. Deposit your cards in the box in the foyer. McGill missions will prepare the cards and mail to St. Jude’s.

Chrismon ornament class

Beginning in February the Piedmont Garden Warehouse in Salisbury will schedule classes to make the gold beads and pearl Christian symbols for display on Chrismon Trees. If you are interested you can call 704-636-7790 and be placed on their mailing list to be notified when classes will be held.

hot dogs

Jan. 3: Bearing Gifts


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “Bearing Gifts” with scriptures from Isaiah 60:1-6  and Matthew 2:1-12  Jason Ball is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. The Santuary Choir will before the morning anthem Lo, How a Rose E’re Blooming.

Youth News

For youth tonight we will play volleyball and have some fun with new photo booth pictures.

The Youth Council will meet on Sunday, January 10, at 4:30 pm. The Children’s Council will meet on Wednesday, January 13, at 6 pm.

Blood Drive

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is holding a blood drive at McGill on Monday, January 11, from 4-7 p.m.

Other items of note

The J.O.Y. Club meets on Thursday, January 14, at 11 am.

McGill will be in charge of the Winter Night Shelter on January 24-30. Please see Robert Kluttz if you are interested in helping.

Offering envelopes are in your Sunday School class or in the hallway outside Paul’s office. Please pick yours up today. Call Patsy if you do not see your envelopes.

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. Deposit your cards in the box in the foyer. McGill missions will prepare the cards and mail to St. Jude’s.

Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School is sponsored by the Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association. The cooking school will be on Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6-8:30 pm at the 715 Cabarrus Avenue West office. Cost is $50 and includes the dinner you will prepare each night and a cookbook. Register online at http://cabarrus county.us/register or call Pam Outen at 704-920-3310.

Beginning in February the Piedmont Garden Warehouse in Salisbury will schedule classes to make the gold beads and pearl Christian symbols for display on Chrismon Trees. If you are interested you can call 704-636-7790 and be placed on their mailing list to be notified when classes will be held.

steve and the cdc

Dec. 26: Advice for a New Year


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “Advice for a New Year” with scriptures from Colossians 3:12-17 and Psalm 148. Lindsay Megill will perform the anthem “Some Children See Him.” The Deacon of the Week is Bruce Arrowood.

There are no Wednesday night activities this week. We will resume the normal schedule on January 6. The Youth will resume their Sunday night meetings on January 3.

Hot dogs will not be sold on Jan, 1.

Blood Drive

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is holding a blood drive at McGill on Monday, Jan. 11, from 4-7 p.m. Come and give the gift of life.

Community outreach

Next Sunday, Jan. 3, will be Food on the First. Please bring canned goods for the Cooperative Christian Ministry. Supplies also are needed for the R.A.I.N. Closet. Individually packaged snacks are needed at the Performance Learning Center. If you would prefer to give a monetary gift please note on your check or envelope.

McGill will be in charge of the Winter Night Shelter on Jan. 24-30. Please see Robert Kluttz if you are interested in helping.

Some of the McGill children during the production of "Christmas in a Barn"
Some of the McGill children during the production of “Christmas in a Barn”

Dec. 20: 4th Sunday of Advent


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver today’s sermon on the Fourth Sunday in Advent. Special music today includes  “Manger Lullaby” with Glenita Riley on bells, Kim Lyda piano and Charlotte Reid flute.

An offering is taken each Sunday in December for Global Missions. The church goal is $4,000. With your contribution you are supporting Cooperative Baptist Fellowship literacy ministries and field personnel worldwide.

The Longest Night Service is tonight at 6 p.m.

Please see Earnie Hartsell if you would like to help a group assemble the Christmas Pokes on December 24 at 10 a.m. This is a long tradition at McGill. We thank the Morris Family for continuing to do this in memory of Mr.  Arthur Morris.

Christmas Eve Services are at 6 and 11 p.m.

Blood drive

The Community Blood Bank is at McGill on Jan. 11 from 4-7 p.m. See Donna Duncan if you have questions.

Cook Smart classes

The NC Cooperative Extension Center is offering a Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School during Jan. 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. Cost is $50 and includes dinner each night and a cookbook. See Joyce Kluttz if you have questions.

mcgill alter

Sept. 27: Salt and Peace?


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the message “Salt or Peace?” with New Testament scriptures from Mark 9:38-50. Judy Jones is the Deacon of the Week. She will read the Old Testament scripture Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29  and lead the morning prayer. The Sanctuary Choir will sing the morning anthem Oh That I Had a Thousand Voices to. Donna Duncan will lead Children’s Time.

Coming up

McGill Baptist is hosting a Community Blood Drive Monday, Sept. 28, from 4-7 p.m. Be sure and bring a photo ID and drink plenty of water.

The Children’s Council will meet on Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

Marys and Marthas Ministry will meet on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a pot lunch supper and fellowship.

The CROP Walk is Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. at Forest Hill Methodist Church in Concord. Donor packets will be available in the back of the worship hall. If you cannot walk please find someone that you can sponsor.

Nursery volunteers needed

Please see Jordan Plemmons or Melinda Wolanin if you can volunteer to work in the nursery during either service.

Here is a shot from the yard sale. Check out several more photos on our Facebook page.
Here is a shot from the yard sale. Check out several more photos on our Facebook page.

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Pentecost Sunday

McGill hosted a blood drive for the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Monday, May 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. The church will host another drive later in the year. If you didn’t get a chance to donate check with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas for other opportunities to give.