Scholarship Application Packages will be available Sunday, March 30 on the shelf in the Fireside Room, in the Church Office during regular business hours, or on the website (See below). Closing Date: Tuesday, May 7 promptly at 4pm.
Over the years we have had some very forward thinking people who have endowed the church with money or established a memorial to provide funds for scholarship to help our youth attend college. For the 2018-2019 school year we helped 11 of our students with a total of $10,000 worth of scholarships.
2019-2020 Scholarship Application
Here is the link to sign up for your photo session for the church’s new directory to be published in 2019. https://booknow-lifetouch.appointment-plus.com/yk4ehq22/
Annual Charge Conference – Thursday, December 6, at 6:30PM. Once a year, our church officers, members, and guests gather to vote on official administrative items central to every United Methodist Church. (Only official members @UMCMerced may vote.) At the meeting, we ratify the Board of Trustees, elect leadership officers, approve the pastor’s compensation, and recommend lay servants. This meeting demonstrates our shared connection to the administrative ministries of our United Methodist Annual Conference and the global UMC. Everyone is invited to attend.
Our Potluck Service Auction is almost here! Come join us for food and fun next Sunday, October 28 in the Wesley Hall after worship around 11:15. Everyone is invited to help make this fundraiser a success! Drop off your potluck dish or auction dessert in the Wesley Hall before worship and pick up your auction paddle. Contact Denise at 209 605-3164 with questions.
Love INC (In the Name of Christ) will be holding their annual Change a Life campaign throughout the month of October. Fill up a “cash cube” from the fireside room and return it to the church by November 18. The campaign benefits under-resourced and in-need families in greater Merced.
The United Methodist Women are engaged in a recycling challenge and we need your help! Now through November 30, bring your California cash recyclables to UMCMerced. The UMW will then redeem them with all money going to support a local nonprofit. The chapter that wins this chalenge gets “Go Green” bragging rights for the next year! For more information, see Amanda Fong or Nancy Reding.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
5PM – 7:30PM
Mercedians are struggling in a broken health care system and safety net programs that save lives – that are currently under attack in Congress. Hundreds of thousands of Mercedians who depend on the healthcare system are losing their health care. As people of faith, we cannot stand by. Join Faith in the Valley – Merced to learn from experts, share stories, and explore how we can let our faith lead us into action for a just health care system!
Know your rights & Valley Watch Network
Come and learn about the most recent updates on immigration policies and immigrants’ rights.
Dinner & childcare will be provided
For more information contact Lupe at 209.230.6371 or Blanca at 209.386-3424.
As we celebrate Easter and the risen Christ on April 1st, we hope to have our church beautifully decorated with lilies and spring flowers. The form below is provided for your convenience in donating one or more potted plants in memory of a loved one or in honor of someone special in your life.
You are asked to bring your flowers to the church no later than 12:PM on Good Friday, March 30th. Please place your name on the plant if you wish to take it home after Tuesday, April 10th.
Complete the Easter Flower Form Easter Flowers and return it to the church office by 9:AM on Wednesday, March 28th. (Information may also be e-mailed to email@example.com.)
Scholarship Application Packages will be available beginning Sunday, March 4 on the shelf in the Fireside Room, in the Church Office during regular business hours, or on the website (See below). Closing Date: Tuesday, April 17 promptly 4pm.
Over the years we have had some very forward thinking people who have endowed the church with money or established a memorial to provide funds for scholarship to help our youth attend college. For the 2017-2018 school year we helped 11 of our students with a total of $13,000 worth of scholarships.
2018-2019 Scholarship Application
Church Women United in the Merced area will observe World Day of Prayer on Thursday, March 1st from 10am – 12pm at the The Salvation Army, 1440 W 12th St, Merced.
The host country for WDP 2018 is Suriname. The theme for the worship service urges us to evaluate how our actions affect our planet – one of our Lord’s greatest creations.
To recycle is to give a new use to objects, thus reducing the consumption of resources that may degrade the planet. We may use the way we do WDP activities to educate and campaign for climate justice. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Bring a friend. Refreshments will be available. Free will offering.
For more information: Marjorie Miller, 209 383-4225