Fenwick United Church

Fenwick United Church


The Little Church That Can!

Pop-up Produce Bags

As we know food security and access are issues many are facing so we are trying to create additional opportunities. This is one that we are trying to get underway and would love it if it would be possible to promote it to your Fenwick community. 

We are piloting this project in partnership with The Pelham Library, United Way and Public Health. 

The pop up produce bags will take place on Tuesday at the Fenwick Library with all pre-orders needing to be in on Monday, June 3, 2024.

Ongoing: Niagara Fresh in Fenwick

Have you heard of Niagara Fresh in Fenwick?
You may have known them as Glasbergen's or simply as "the cucumber stand on Foss Road".  The location/store has grown over the years as has what the is carried.  With a focus on local, you'll find fresh produce, flowers, coffee, dry foods, clothing, frozen foods including prepared meals from Antipasto's and offerings from Red's Meats in Thorold and local dairy from Hewitt's. New to the store are the gerbera daisy and other fresh bouquets previously available at Vanvliet greenhouses.

You can shop in the store or online at:  niagarafresh.ca.  The most popular item is The Mystery Box.  Check it out.  Free delivery is available or you can order online and pick up instore - or you can simply shop in the store.

Using the code  FENWICKUNITED  at checkout online or in the store and, until May 31st, 10% of your order will be donated to Fenwick United Church. After May 31st, 5% of your order is donated to the church.  

Ongoing:  Support for Ukrainian families

Since December 2022 Fenwick United Church has been actively involved in helping newly arrived Ukrainian families settle into their new life in Canada. We have worked collaboratively with Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Niagara Branch, as well as other local churches - Fonthill United Church, Pelham Community Church, Wesley United Church, and Central United Church.

This has included finding apartments, collecting and delivering furniture and household items, helping to find doctors and dentists, schools for children, advice and help with navigating financial institutions, financial support, as well as emotional support by giving them a community of new friends where they are always welcome.  So far we have been involved in helping, to various extent, eight Ukrainian families.

If you would like to join us in this ministry, please contact us! Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated.

Click here for more information on our past and present projects, photos and updates.

Update:  Afternoon Tea

Our "Afternoon Tea" was another great success!

We raised over $2000 for our outreach programs, had a great time working together as a community, and brought a moment of joy to all those who attended.

Thank you to all who participated!! 

Update: Children's Church Cake Walk

Thank you to all who brought a cake, thank you to all who enthusiastically participated in the walk.

It was an all around sweet occasion!

Click here for more information about our Children's Church.

Ongoing: Collecting Milk Bags

The exterior milk bags we collect are making a difference. Please keep drying, saving and putting them into the box in the kitchen.

From one of the people who makes them into mats:

"I was at the Smithville Legion today picking up a huge amount of milk bags (all the Legions got together and collected bags for our group specifically). They collect bags for us, we make them into mats and bring them back to the Legion (and other organizations). The Legion has been giving the mats to another group who donated the mats to our homeless vets. So when I went to pick up today, I was asking how our mats are being received. Kathey said they are so appreciated and the need is increasing. She added that the police and EMTs are now taking our mats and giving them out to homeless they see. She said, please keep making them."

“But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?” - 1 John 3:17