Unity Church presents 'Chasing away darkness'

“The Winter Solstice: Chasing Away the Darkness” will be the topic of the service of the Unitarian Universalists of Merced Sunday at 4 p.m. at Unity Church, 305 W. 26th St. in Merced.

The presenter will be Renee Hall. Some of those present will volunteer to share a fond memory of this time of the year at the coming end of long winter nights. Children’s programs will be available, and a social gathering follows the service.

For more information, call (209) 725-1541.

-- Carol Reiter