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July 24: CBF Mission Guests

We welcome Michelle and Matt Norman, our Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Field Personnel in Barcelona, Spain, to our worship services today. They will share in both services today.

Michelle and Matt Norman, our CBF Field Personnel in Barcelona, Spain, to our worship services Sunday morning. They are ministering in the Barcelona, Spain metro area with immigrants and refugees from North and West Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Partnering with the Union of Evangelical Baptists of Spain, they hope to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant and refugee population and are compelled to join God in this work, to serve and to share the good news of Christ with many whom have not heard, and to live life together with people who will grow in Christ and serve the world.
Welcome Michelle and Matt Norman, our CBF Field Personnel in Barcelona, Spain, to our worship services Sunday morning. They are ministering in the Barcelona, Spain metro area with immigrants and refugees from North and West Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Partnering with the Union of Evangelical Baptists of Spain, they hope to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant and refugee population and are compelled to join God in this work, to serve and to share the good news of Christ with many whom have not heard, and to live life together with people who will grow in Christ and serve the world.

Danny Kirkman is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer. Today’s scriptures come from Psalm 85. Today’s anthem is Fill the Earth with Music performed by the Sanctuary Choir.

Popcorn Bar social

The Mary’s and Martha’s Women’s Ministry will have a popcorn bar social on Friday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. It will be a time of fellowship, conversation, connections and treats. Sign up today.

‘Making Sense of the Bible’

The Journey Class plans to study the book “Making Sense of the Bible”. If you have a copy that can be borrowed please let Joe Anderson know.

Samaritan’s Feet

Samaritan’s Feet, a shoe distribution for children and youth, will be held on Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The location will be the Logan Recreation Center in Concord. See Donna Duncan if you have questions.

Christian Olympics

Christian Olympics!  Mark your calendar for VBS on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for ages 3 through rising 5th graders. Lunch will be served. If you have questions or are interested in volunteering please see Angie Schmitt or Lauren Simpson.

Chrismon workshop

If you would be interested in participating in a Chrismon workshop please call the church office. Check your calendar and see what days and times are good for you around the first of October. There are patterns and supplies available to make 4 large “Glory Orbs” which would enhance our Chrismon Tree.

April 10: Following Jesus


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Our pastor Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “Following Jesus” with scriptures from Psalm 20 and John 21:1-19. Jennifer Taylor is the Deacon of the Week. She will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer. The Sanctuary Choir’s anthem will be “Open My Eyes.”

J.O.Y. Club meeting

The J.O.Y Club will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m.  Robert Moore, vocalist from Concord, will present a program including spirituals, Broadway tunes and other favorites.

Scholarships available

Scholarship applications will be available soon. Graduate Sunday is June 5.

St. Jude’s Recycling

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles used greeting cards and creates new holiday and all-occasion greeting cards. There is a box in the foyer for your cards. The Joint Missions Council will prepare and mail them St. Jude.

This is the front of the building
This is the front of the building

Easter: The Power of Names


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Dr. Steve Ayers delivered the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 65:17-25 and John 20:1-18. Eric Poe is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer. Delaney Schmitt was baptized in the early service this morning.  Alex Le and Robin Seagraves were baptized at the 10:45 service.

 

The flowers today are given in loving memory of Atlas Faggart, R. M. and Virginia Faggart, daughter Kathy Susanne Faggart and D.A. and Vera Faggart by the Faggart Family.

Global Mission Offering

You can be a part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Global Missions Offering through your gifts. The church goal is $4000.

Spring break

There will be no newsletter next week. Also the Tuesday Bible study group will not meet. There are no Wednesday night activities on March 30.

Deacons meeting

The Deacons will meet next Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m.

Food on the First

Food on the First is next Sunday, April 3. Please bring items for Cooperative Christian Ministry, Performance Learning Center or the R.A.I.N. Closet.

Ladies’ retreat

The ladies’ retreat is April 8-9 at the Brantley Center located on the campus of The Children’s Home, Winston Salem NC. The discussions will be inspired by the book “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World”. Sign up today. The cost is $60. Deadline to sign up is April 3.

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Feb. 28: Still Becoming


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We are excited today to celebrate the ministry of the women in our congregation. This celebration coincides with a greater celebration of the gifts of preaching women by Baptist Women in Ministry. The Rev. Karen Harbin will share her special gifts with us as will many of our women deacons and leaders during both services. Donna Duncan is the Deacon of the Week and will read the Old Testament scriptures and lead the morning prayer. Today’s scriptures come from Exodus 3:1-15 and Luke 13:1-9. The Women’s Choir will perform the morning anthem “For Women of Old and Women Today.”   

The flowers today are in memory of David Piatt on his 68th birthday on February 26 by Keith Joyce.

Women’s Tea today

“Still Becoming…” is an afternoon of tea and fun today at 3:00, hosted by the Marys and Marthas. This year our theme comes from the children’s book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle. Dress is casual.

Youth Retreat Deadline

The deadline for the Spring Youth Retreat is next Sunday, March 6. A $25 deposit is due then.

Senior meal

The Senior Adult Appreciation Meal is Sunday night, March 13, at 5:30.  Baked potatoes and salad will be served. Please call the church office if you’d like to come. There is no charge.

McGill Barbecue Coming Soon

The 10th annual BBQ will be on Friday, March 18, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jim Avett will perform at noon and at 5:30 p.m. Please see Bruce to buy or sell tickets or to volunteer to work. Proceeds help fund mission work at McGill.

If you have food items or drinks in the refrigerator or freezer in the kitchen or the McCoy classroom please remove them before March 11. We need lots of room for the BBQ.

Baked goods are also needed for the BBQ.

St. Jude’s Recycling 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.

Sept. 20: An Attitude of Greatness

Wear Pink this Sunday

Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon “An Attitude of Greatness”  at both the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. worship services. The New Testament scripture comes from Mark 9:30-37. Earnie Hartsell is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture Psalm 1 and lead the morning prayer. Lindsay Megill will lead Children’s Time. Robert Kluttz will present a Missions Moment. There will be a congregational meeting at 9:30 a.m.

pink ribbon

Other announcements

The Youth Council will meet today at 4:30 p.m.

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

The CMC Northeast Mobile Mammography Unit will be at McGill on September 24 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. To make an appointment, please call 704-403-1729. Financial assistance is available.

Marys and Marthas Ministry will meet on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a pot lunch supper and fellowship. A signup sheet will be available Sunday, Sept. 27.

Sept. 13: Words Matter

Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the message “Words Matter” with New Testament scriptures coming from James 3:1-12. Meredith Farrell is the Deacon of the Week. She will read the Old Testament scripture from Isaiah 50:4-9a and lead the morning prayer. The Rev. Paul Haywood will lead Children’s Time. The Sanctuary Choir will perform the morning anthem “He Leadth Me.”

Sunday Youth Schedule

The youth start back on their Sunday night schedule tonight.  The schedule is handbells at 5:30; supper at 6:15; and youth gathering from 6:45-7:45.

Yard sale is September 19

If you have items you need to donate please wait until Wednesday through Friday of this week and bring them into the sanctuary since the trailer is almost full. Volunteers are needed to unload the trailer on Wednesday before the yard sale, to sort and price donations and work Saturday. See Bruce or Maria Arrowood if you can help.

steve during the service sept 6

Congregational meeting

A congregational meeting will be next Sunday, Sept. 20, during the Sunday School time at 9:30.

Youth Council meeting

The Youth Council will meet Sunday, September 20, at 4:30 pm.

nursery workers needed

Feeding Cabarrus Children

Feeding Cabarrus Children will be having a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in Concord on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 7:30-10 a.m. to raise funds to help the Cabarrus County Backpack Coalition fight hunger in our school and county. Cost is $7 per person. See Phil Herndon for tickets or you can purchase tickets at the door. If you cannot come and would rather make a contribution please send it to: Feeding Cabarrus Children, P.O. Box 5614, Concord, 28027.

Mobile Mammography Unit

The CMC Northeast Mobile Mammography Unit will be at McGill on Sept. 24 from 8:30 until 3:30. To make an appointment, please call 704-403-1729. Financial assistance is available.

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Sept. 6: More Than Words

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Live streaming video by UstreamDr. Steve Ayers delivers the message today “More Than Words” with New Testament Scriptures from James 2:1-17. Donna Duncan is the Deacon of the Week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and lead the morning prayer. The Sanctuary Choir under the direction of the Rev. Steve Harrill will perform the morning anthem  “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.”

Wednesday evening activities start

Wednesday night activities begin this week. Here is the schedule:

5:30-6:00

Little Chimers K-2
Wee Musicians ages 3-4
Missions grades 3-5
6:05-6:35

Half Notes Handbells Gr 3-5
Music Makers Choir K-2
Missions ages 3-4
Advanced Guitar
6:40-7:10

Young Musicians Gr 3-5
Missions grades K-2
Beginning Guitars

6:15-7:00

Prayer Meeting

6:40-7:10

Riley Ringers Handbells

7:15-7:45

Sanctuary Bells

7:45-8:45

Adult Choir Rehearsal

Slippin’ and slidin’ with the youth

youth slipping and sliding fun 2015

The McGill Youth had a lot of fun slipping and sliding down the McGill Hill last week.

Upcoming events

The yard sale is September 19.  If you have items you need to donate please wait until Sept. 16-Sept. 18 and bring them into the sanctuary since the trailer is almost full. Volunteers are needed to unload the trailer on Wednesday before the yard sale, to sort and price donations and work Saturday. See Bruce or Maria Arrowood if you can help.

Please see Jaime Poe if you can help with the fall season football concessions for the Charlotte 49ers beginning Saturday Sept. 12. Note to the naysayers: the 49ers opened season with a win at Georgia State.

A congregational meeting will be on Sunday, Sept. 20, during the Sunday School time.

The Youth Council will meet Sunday, Sept. 20, at 4:30 pm.

Feeding Cabarrus Children will be having a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in Concord on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 7:30-10 a.m. to raise funds to help the Cabarrus County Backpack Coalition fight hunger in our school and county. Cost is $7 per person. See Phil Herndon for tickets or you can purchase tickets at the door.

The CMC Northeast Mobile Mammography Unit will be at McGill on Sept. 24 from 8:30 until 3:30. To make an appointment, please call 704-403-1729. Financial assistance is available.

Aug. 30: What’s Inside?

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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the message entitled “What’s Inside?” with the New Testament scripture coming from Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23. Ronald Barnes is the Deacon of the Week. He will read the Old Testament scripture Song of Solomon 2:8-13  and lead the morning prayer. The Rev. Paul Haywood will lead the Children’s time. The Sanctuary Choir will perform the morning anthem “I Will Arise.”

Women’s group

There is a short meeting for all ladies after both services to obtain names and emails for any who are interested in receiving information and being involved in McGill’s Marys & Marthas  activities.

Upcoming events

The yard sale is Sept. 19.  If you have items you need to donate please wait until Sept. 16-Sept. 18 and bring them into the sanctuary since the trailer is almost full. Volunteers are needed to unload the trailer on Wednesday before the yard sale, to sort and price donations and work Saturday. See Bruce or Maria Arrowood if you can help.

A congregational meeting will be on Sunday, Sept. 20, during the Sunday School time.

The CMC Northeast Mobile Mammography Unit will be at McGill on Sept. 24 from 8:30 until 3:30. To make an appointment, please call 704-403-1729. Financial assistance is available.

Choirs and mission activities begin for the year Wednesday, Sept. 9
Choirs and mission activities begin for the year Wednesday, Sept. 9

Aug. 23: Suit Up!

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“Suit Up!” is today’s sermon title. Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the message with the New Testament scriptures coming from Ephesians 6:10-20. The Sanctuary Choir will perform the morning anthem Lord, Be with Us on this Day.

The Deacon of the Week is Jason Ball, who will read the Old Testament scriptures from Psalm 84 and lead the morning prayer. Donna Duncan will lead Children’s Time.

The Call to Worship:

Leader: Jesus said: ‘I am the Bread of Life . . . whoever eats this Bread will always live.’
People: This is a tough teaching, too tough to swallow.
Leader: Jesus said: ‘Whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.’
People: This is a tough teaching, too tough to hear.
Leader: Jesus said to all he met: ‘Follow me.’
People: We have accepted Jesus, and seek to be faithful no matter how tough it is to follow him.

Sunday School promotion

Next Sunday, August 30, is promotion Sunday and later in the day all rising 6th graders are invited to join the youth for an afternoon of fun on a giant slip-n-slide. Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty and bring a towel and dry clothes. Supper will be provided.

Celebrate God's creations
Celebrate God’s creations

Other remindars

The yard sale is September 19. Bring your gently used items to the trailer parked in the back lot. The keys to the trailer are in the church office. Volunteers are needed. See Bruce or Maria Arrowood if you can help.

Please look in this year’s directory to make sure your name, address and email address are correct. Call or email the church office if you have changes or would like to add your email address this year.

Pick up school supply items to put in your Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box now while they are on sale.

We are collecting school supplies for Communities in Schools. There is a container near the kitchen to leave your donations.

Please see Jaime Poe if you can help with the fall season of football concessions for the Charlotte 49ers. The first home game is Saturday, Sept. 12.

 

 

Aug. 16: A Good Start

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Our Pastor, Dr. Steve Ayers, will deliver the sermon “A Good Start” while LIndsay Megill will led the music. Joe Anderson is the Deacon of the Week and will read the New Testament from Ephesians 5:15-20.

Back to School mission project

McGill and other churches partnered for a project at the Logan Multi-Purpose Center to help kids in need with back to school needs. “Soles for Souls” is a CommUNITY Back to School Shoe Distribution project. Partnering with Samaritan’s Feet, the event was Saturday.

Amanda washes a girl's feet before you got new socks and shoes
Amanda washes a girl’s feet before you got new socks and shoes
Steve and Janet help a youngster try on a new pair of shoes
Steve and Janet help a youngster try on a new pair of shoes
A fun moment
A fun moment
The Revs. Jackie, right,and Tim Pace
The Revs. Jackie, right,and Tim Pace
Selfie time for Darryl Jefferson and Donna Duncan
Selfie time for Darryl Jefferson and Donna Duncan
This young man enjoyed Janet's foot washing
This young man enjoyed Janet’s foot washing

In coming weeks at McGill

Blessing of the Backpacks
Sunday, August 23
Both Services

Promotion for Sunday School
Sunday, August 30

Yard Sale
Saturday, September 19
7 a.m.-1 p.m.