Courage To Lead - Faith To Follow



Programs at Marshall Memorial United Church, both spiritual and special events are targeted to Family, Youth, Intergenerational and Life events that include the broader community of Ancaster and the MMUC Congregation. Please check the calendar regularly for additional information. Learn more about the following programs. 

  • Spiritual Programs
  • Community Programs 
  • Life Celebrations 
  • United Church Women
  • Men's Group
  • Pastoral Care
  • Day Care and Pre-School Programs

Featured Community Events for December 2018 through to March 2019 


Miracle of Jesus: An Interactive Journey to the Bethlehem Marketplace

Family Christmas Event – Saturday, December 15, 10 am – 3 pm.

Take an interactive Journey to the Bethlehem Marketplace. Dress up in period costume and have your picture taken at the Manger, sing carols and watch a Nativity play. Then, visit LIVE ANIMALS at the Stable and step back in time with a trip to the Bethlehem Marketplace. Make fun take-home crafts at the Basket Weavers Workshop, Tax Collector’s Office, Lamp Lighter’s Shop, Wiseman Astrological Charts and Bethlehem Inn Gift Shop. Take a break at the Bethlehem Bakery for cookies and hot chocolate. It’s the perfect way to experience Christmas. Everyone is welcome! Save the date and tell your friends! Marshall Memorial United Church 20 Gilbert Ave. (at Fiddler’s Green) Ancaster 905-648-4631


Sun, Dec 9th at 3:00 pm

Orchestral Ensemble with Choir (not Hamilton Philharmonic)
Special Guest: Jason Hales
Appetizers and wine to follow concert.


Mon, Dec 24 - 7:00 pm - Pageant & Band

Mon, Dec 24 - 10:00 pm - Candle Light Service


Taking time out from the business of the season to experience the presence of the Holy Spirit. Each week will focus on an Advent theme. HOPE, PEACE, JOY and LOVE - and prepare our hearts for the coming Christ.

Nov 26, Dec 3, 10 and 17th  - 6-7 pm with Etienne on Sunday Evenings

Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, and 19th - 1:30 - 3 pm with Judy on Wednesday afternoons.


Sat, Dec 8th - 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
United Church Women
Waterfront Centre, Hamilton


Sat, Dec 8 – Jam & Breakfast at Bowman United Church

Sat, Jan 12 – Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey

Sat, Feb 23 – Ancaster Food Drive (flyer distribution)

Sat, Mar 2 – Ancaster Food Drive (food pickup)


The Marshall Memorial United Church ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING is both a time for reflection and a time to    look forward. During this meeting congregants have the opportunity to review the programs, activities and finances
of the church. It is a time to cast our support for new and retiring Board Members and Committees. There will be one combined worship service prior to the AGM starting at 10:00 am.
    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 - Fellowship Hall


Guy Mitchell Christmas Luncheon
Friday, December 7th - 12:00 pm - Fellowship Hall
This Christmas luncheon is in honour of Guy Mitchell and is one of our favourite Outreach activities. Some of our guests will include clients and staff from the Choices Organization.
Chocolate Bark Sale
Sunday, December 9th - between services
In support of Marshall Memeorial United Church Outreach programs and charities.
Seniors Potluck Christmas Luncheon
Monday, December 10th  1:00-2:30 pm - The Gathering Room
This will be the last Seniors Social meeting for 2018. It will be followed by a holiday break. Happy New Year.
Seniors Social meetings will continue January 7th - 2:00 pm and will continue weather permitting each Monday. .