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Chelsea High School Key Club Elects New Officers

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) The Chelsea High School Key Club has retired its elected officers for the 2021-2022 school year. Thanks to those officers for leading their club members in service … Read more

Chelsea Firefighters and Community Give Back

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Osborne for the photos and information in this story.) Chelsea firefighters spent Dec. 23 ringing the bell for the Salvation Army and collecting donations for Faith in Action outside Polly’s Country Market. More … Read more

Chelsea First UMC donates $75,000 to two local programs

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Diane Brown for the information and photos in this story.) Addressing two challenging issues in its community – emergency housing and youth mental health – Chelsea First United Methodist Church gave $50,600 to Faith … Read more

It’s not too late to support Faith in Action

Chelsea First United Methodist Church (CFUMC) sponsored a Facebook Live concert on July 25 to benefit Faith in Action (FIA), the local organization with a mission is to provide essential support to those in need, especially for those who reside … Read more

Faith in Action: food assistance guidelines relaxed

By Lisa Carolin The requirements for receiving general assistance from Faith in Action have recently changed and now state that your household falls within 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. Anyone who lives in the Chelsea and/or Dexter school … Read more

Faith in Action annual fundraiser cancelled

By Lisa Carolin The annual Faith in Action fundraiser scheduled for April 25 is being postponed. The decision is a result of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s state of emergency declaration and the state’s advisory against public gatherings. No future date has … Read more

Chelsea State Bank supports local businesses during pandemic

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joanne Rau for the information in this story.) Chelsea State Bank recently supported local businesses with cash donations during the COVID-19 Pandemic including non-profit Faith in Action and the small business Ugly Dog Distillery … Read more

Updates from Faith in Action

By Lisa Carolin As of March 13, Faith in Action has closed its clothing room due to the Covid-19 virus situation and is not accepting clothing or household donations. The only donations being accepted are food donations. Monetary contributions are … Read more

Help pay a family’s utility bill

You can help a family in need by donating to the Chelsea Utility Support Fund through the city office. Your tax-deductible donation will be given to Faith In Action to pay utility bills for those in need. Make your check … Read more