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New Pastor Announced


Our new pastor was announced in worship yesterday, 5/31. Rev. Matt Willis-Goode is currently serving People’s UMC in Newburyport and will be taking on both congregations as of July 1. Matt is currently living in Newburyport but will be moving into the Merrimacport parsonage. Matt has been serving various churches for the last ten years. He and…read more.

Blessing of Pets Saturday May 16 at 9am


We hope you will join us for a Blessing of the Pets at 9am on Saturday, May 16 at Kimball Park at the corner of Union Street & Route 110 (Merrimac  Christmas Tree lighting area), open to all pets whether they walk, creep, fly, slither or swim! All pets should be on a leash or in…read more.

Easter Week at the Port Church


Here’s what’s happening at the Merrimacport United Methodist Church during Holy Week & Easter 2015: There is  “Mad About Jesus” Sunday School Through Science during Sunday morning worship for PK – Grade 6. • Palm Sunday | Sunday, March 29 Palm Sunday worship at 10 am.  All welcome. • Holy Thursday | Thursday, April 2 Holy…read more.

Pastor Announces Move


Pastor Gwyneth announced on Sunday, March 22 that she and her family have decided to take a year’s rest from ministry. As of July 1, 2015, the Merrimacport United Methodist Church will be receiving a new pastor, who will be appointed by the Bishop and cabinet, the denomination’s leadership in New England. You can listen to…read more.

Ecumenical Lenten Worship


The Merrimacport United Methodist Church and the Holy Redeemer Parish, Nativity Church in Merrimac are partnering together this Lent to host ecumenical worship and mission in the community. Worship will take place on Tuesday evenings at 7pm on March 10 at the Port Church and March 17 at the Nativity Church. Attendees will be invited…read more.

Pastor’s Article in the Daily News


Pastor Gwyneth’s article was published in the Newburyport Daily News today, titled, “Fifty Shades of Grace,” which you can read at the link.

Saint Patricks Day Church Supper


On  Saturday, March 21 from 4:30pm-6:30pm, we hope you will join us for our ever-popular Saint Patrick’s Day corned beef dinner with beverage and dessert! Macaroni and Cheese will be available for children. Cost is $10/adult  $5/child (ages 3-10)  Children 2 and under Free. Credit cards accepted. Come connect with other community members, or you may…read more.

CANCELED Easter Egg Hunt Sat. March 28


The Merrimac Community Easter Egg Hunt that was scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Port Church had to be canceled due to the high snow banks all around the church. Hopefully next year 🙂

Spring Forward!


Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour tonight!