Sept. 17: The Community of Life

Watch this week’s sermon on our Ustream channel here

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon with scriptures from Psalm 114 and Romans 14:1-12. Danny Kirkman is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Youth meeting

The Youth Council will meet today (Sunday, Sept. 17) at 5 p.m. Parents are asked to sign up for Sunday night suppers for the youth. Sign up sheet is outside the youth room

Operation Christmas Child

Items for Operation Christmas Child in September-Small Games. A packing party for Operation Christmas Child is on Sunday, November 5, from 9:30-11:30 for school age children.

Sweet potato harvest volunteers

Sweet potatoes will be harvested Saturday, September 23, unless the soil is too wet. Sweet potatoes are a good source of nutrition and have been a major crop since McGill first began the garden. That Saturday is also a UNCC football concession day.  Many who would normally volunteer at the Farm will be working the game, so we need others to step forward and fill the gap.  If you are considering volunteering at the Farm, sign up today following worship.

The budget process

The Finance and Stewardship Committee will receive budget requests at a meeting on September 25 at 7 p.m.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is on October 27 beginning at 6 p.m. Orange tubs are at the exits of the church. Please help fill them with wrapped candy for this fun night. If you’d like to help please see Erin Currie or email her at

Chrismon classes

See Joyce Kluttz if you are interested in making new Chrismons for the Chrismon tree this Advent season.

Nursery workers needed

We have a need for nursery workers in the baby and the toddler rooms. See Jordan Plemmons for the 8:30 a.m. service or Melinda Wolanin for the 10:45 service.

Race Together

Race Together, an engaging and informative series, will be held at McGill each Sunday afternoon from 3-5 through October 15.  You can email Wendy McConnell at to enroll. This 6-week series will shed light on historical and social context leading to our current racial situation.

15th Anniversary at Poplar Tent

Mark your calendar for November 19 as we celebrate 15 years at the 5300 Poplar Tent Road location.

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