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Melrose Regular & Upcoming Special Events


Summer Staff Vacation and Coverage:

The Rev. Dr. Philip Gardner will be on vacation from July 2-July 29 inclusive. During this time we will enjoy lay worship led by a number of people including:
Shari Saunders, Ted Lowrey, Meg Chalmers, Patti Varey, and Margaret Duff. Emergency pastoral care will be covered by Rev. Alison Nicholson. For Rev. Nicholson's contact info please email or call the office.

Alex Cann will be off for a number of services this summer and we are pleased to have Krista Rhodes filling in.

Meg Chalmers will be around but working less hours throughout the summer.

The office and custodial staff will be taking vacations at different times but telephone messages and emails will still be checked regularly throughout the summer.

Summer Chapel Services - see more info here

Join us this summer in our air conditioned chapel for worship every Sunday at 10:30am.

 Re-imagine Conference!

Looking forward to playing host in the fall for a part of this neat conference! Check it out if you're interested...





Along with usual Sunday morning services at 10:30 am each morning, Melrose United Church has many other regular and special events throughout the year.

A brief list includes:

  • Senior Choir rehearsals at 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. on Thursday evenings from September to May.  Sing in a variety of styles including popular, traditional and gospel.
  • Sunday School - follows the All in One Bible Fun  curriculum.  Activities include stories, discussions, music, crafts and games.
  • TGIF - Thank God It's Friday (6 times a year) from September to May at 6:30 p.m.  Meet with us for these informal friendly evenings which provide nourishment for body, mind and spirit. Please check the Melrose Home Page calendar for more details.
  • Concerts and musical events
  • Prayer Shawl and Outreach Ministry--meets on the last Saturday of the month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Please plan to join us for coffee, tea, a light snack, and a morning of conversation and fellowship while working on Prayer Shawls.  Patterns, needles and yarn are provided for our Prayer Shawl Ministry.  Also if knitting and crocheting instruction is wanted, we would be glad to help you.
  • Women in Touch--bringing together all ages of Melrose women and their friends, to enjoy fellowship, conversation, and a shared meal.  A variety of themes will be used for each event.  Please check the Melrose Home Page calendar for up-coming dates. 

Please let us know if you would like to join the events listevents listevents listevents listevents list to stay up-to-date on all upcoming events at Melrose United Church.


Calendar of Events

For a full calendar of events, please see the Calendar page.