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September 21 Apple Pie Report

Apple report for September 21, 2017. We made 275 pies and 15 pie shells. This gave us a total of $2,230.00. Our expenses were $585.20 giving us a profit of $1,644.80. Our next pie day will be November 23 which will be the last till January 2018. We hope you will come and join us….

October 3 Kent Presbytery Meeting Recognition

This post is to acknowledge the recognition of Joe Simpson (of Merlin) as a Lay Licensed Worship Leader at the Presbytery Meeting earlier in October. We congratulate Joe on his accomplishment.  

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,…

Annual Christmas Campaign (click to see more)

Our annual Christmas Campaign in support of Chatham Kent Children’s Services and Operation Christmas Child-Samaritan’s Purse will run from Oct. 15 to Nov 12 inclusive. The shoe boxes may be available sooner but collection will start Oct 15th. Also available is Gifts With Vision. Catalogues will be available in the entry for your shopping convenience…

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)

Our Minister

  Reverend James (Jim) Haupt began his ministry at our churches on August 1, 2014. If you would like a visit or require pastoral care, please feel free to contact Rev. Jim at 519-689-7356 (home)   or   519-689-4784 (office) or email the church office at merlinfletchercharge (at)

Sleeping Children Around the World

One of our mission projects at Merlin United Church is Sleeping Children around the world. Sleeping Children Around the World provides bedkits for children in underdeveloped and developed countries in the world.100% of the donation for a bedkit reaches a needy child. It cost $35.00 for a bedkit which consists of plastic mat,mosquito net,blanket,sheets, pillow,shorts,t…