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Food Bank Sunday

Sunday, February 25 at both Churches Fletcher:  You can give your offering to the food bank (Chatham Outreach for Hunger) every week although the items are taken in once a month. Also you can give non-perishable food items or money (used to buy needed supplies).

Next APPLE PIE Day

Thursday, April 26 Last date until September. Merlin UC will be making apple pies. Time to think about your orders and about volunteering to help.  

A Special Chance to Help

Please note: owing to an error on the part of the site maintenance operator, this posting is appearing late. An emergency benefit campaign is being held for Tim Porter and Betty Dawson as they have fallen into hard times. Recently the apartment building they live in was sold. As a result, he has lost his…

Special Note to Congregations of Merlin and Fletcher

We wish to thank you for your kind generosity in supporting our recent Christmas Gift Campaign. We are happy to report that between the two churches the following totals were reached: 10 Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes were filled, along with items for the teacher’s box. Donations to the Chatham-Kent Children’s Services through the Christmas Giving…

End of Merlin UCW

The Merlin UCW group is planning to disband at the end of the year, this coming December. We would like to thank the women of the UCW through the years, as well as the women’s groups before UCW, for their many years of contributions and service to the church, the community and the world. Thanks…

Special Event: Church Anniversary Celebration (click here)

MERLIN UNITED CHURCH 147TH ANNIVERSARY Sunday, October 29th, 11:00 A.M. Guest Speaker And Special Music By Wayne And Karen Hasson Wayne presently serves as an Associate Pastor at Living Faith Community Church, Chatham Lunch and fellowship to follow the service Please come and join us in celebrating this special occasion! EVERYONE WELCOME Merlin United Church,…

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is building a home for a family in Blenheim. Each church in the area is being asked to raise $150.00 towards this build. A contribution box is located in Fletcher and Merlin churches for this project. For Merlin and Fletcher contributors, you can donate through your church envelope and a receipt will…

We need Sunday School Teachers

  If you can help with this precious assignment, please contact Mary Cooper  519-689-4464   or   jmcooper47  (at)  rogers.com