18 AUGUST | 12:00PM-4:00PM | MARC

Let's celebrate the end of summer and the start of a new school year together! Our annual Block Party is on August 18th, 2024 at the MARC (Smith Center). Join us for contemporary worship at 10:30 and then enjoy the Block Party until 4:00pm!
Curious about the Block Party details? Look below! 👇 We have activities for ALL ages!
Take an extra special look at our donation collection for the MAC Home - if you bring a donation item, you will receive three FREE raffle tickets!
Our Block Party is FREE to attend! Most activities are free, but you will want to bring cash for food trucks, the basket raffles, and water ball.

Worship

Join us for a contemporary worship service at 10:30am at the MARC!

The service will be held inside the Smith Center prior to the Block Party and will feature Trinity's Praise Band and a special backpack blessing for all students! So, students, bring your backpacks!

All are welcome to come to this service and then enjoy the Block Party until 4:00pm.

donations

This year, we are collecting donations for the MAC Home! If you bring a donation, you will receive 3 FREE raffle tickets for the raffle baskets! The MAC Home provides safe housing and basic needs to families and individuals who are experiencing homelessness.

Items to bring for donation:
Toilet Paper
Paper Towel
Tall Garbage Bags
Laundry Detergent
Floor Cleaner
Dishwasher Detergent
Lysol Disinfectant Spray
Backpacks
Copier Paper
Ink Cartridges #902
Non-Perishable Food

food trucks

Food trucks will be available throughout the Block Party (or until they run out of food). This year, we are excited to welcome Rich's Amazin' Blazin' BBQ, Jano's Sunray Cafe, and 107 Bait Shack's Wood Fire Pizza!

Raffle Baskets

Raffle tickets will be available for purchase from 12:00-3:30pm. The drawing will take place at 3:45pm, so be sure to stick around in case you're a winner! If you are present during the prize drawing and you win a basket, your name will be entered for free into the grand prize basket!

Tickets purchases: $5 for 3 tickets, $10 for 7 tickets, or $20 for 20 tickets!

Remember, if you bring a donation for the MAC Home, you will receive 3 FREE raffle tickets!

Activities

Most activities at the Block Party are free and if they're not, they're marked below. Take a look! 👇

Special Viewings

During the Block Party, be sure to keep an eye open for special visits from Merrill Police Department, Merrill Fire Department, and McCoy Construction! They might even let you view their equipment!

Previous Years' Highlights

Join us at the MARC!