Tag Archives: St. Jude’s

April 17: Ordination of Nick Clanton


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Dr Steve Ayers will deliver the message with scriptures from Psalm 23 and John 10:22-30. Dr. Jonathan Zsambeky is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament lesson and have the morning prayer.

Ordaining Nick Clanton

Today we have the joy of ordaining Nick Clanton to the Gospel Ministry. Nick is finishing up his studies at the School of Divinity at Gardner Webb University.

Youth on Retreat

Please be in prayer for the youth and their chaperones that are in Marietta, SC this weekend on a retreat at Awanita Valley Christian Retreat Center.

McGill scholarships

Scholarship applications are available outside of Paul’s office. Deadline to return them is May 15. Graduate Sunday will be on June 5.

Marys & Marthas

The planning committee for our Women’s Ministry would like to receive feedback from the M&Ms of the congregation on your ideas and opinions for our activities. As a woman at McGill, you are automatically an M & M (short for Marys and Marthas).

If you did not receive the survey and candy in Sunday School or earlier this morning, be sure to pick it up, enjoy the M&M candies, and fill out the survey.   You may drop the survey in the box that is on the center table in the vestibule.  Your opinion is important!

Recycling for St. Jude’s

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. This project ends on April 30.

Music Appreciation

Mark your calendar for Music Appreciation Sunday on May 15 at 6 p.m.

More barbecue?

There is barbecue available in five pound bags or 1 pound containers as well as slaw and sauce. Please see Bruce if you are interested.

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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

Jan. 17: The Common Good


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Dr. Steve Ayers will deliver the sermon with scriptures from Isaiah 62:1-5 and  I Corinthians 12:1-11   Donna Duncan is the deacon of the week. She will read the Old Testament scripture and  have the morning prayer. Special music includes “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” performed  by Caleb Pace, Darryl Jefferson and Steve Harrill.

Winter Night Shelter

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

Cotton Patch Gospel

“The Greatest Story Ever Retold”, the Cotton Patch Gospel, will be presented at McGill on Friday, February 19, and Saturday, February 20, at 7 p.m. Dinner will be served. On Sunday, February 21, there will be a matinee performance at 3 pm with no meal. Tickets will go on sale soon. Please see Steve Harrill if you‘d like to help.

Marys & Marthas (women’s group)

Ladies, mark your calendars and plan to join us for “Still Becoming…” an afternoon of tea and fun Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3:00 here at McGill, hosted by the M&Ms. More details and sign-up sheets coming soon.

McGill Barbecue

The 10th annual BBQ is on Friday, March 18.  See Bruce Arrowood if you would like to help.

Recycle for St. Jude’s

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.

Christmon classes

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 or go to their website and be placed on their mailing list to be notified when classes will be held.

McGill Master Biscuit Bakers
McGill Master Biscuit Bakers

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.

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