St. Paul to host Women’s Day Prayer Brunch June 25

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St. Paul A.M.E. Church schedule

HARRINGTON — St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 103 Mispillion St. in Harrington, announces its schedule with Reverend Maxine L. Johnson, Pastor.

Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and traditional worship service starting at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Bible Study is held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Holy Communion is observed the first Sunday of each month.

St. Paul Pre-Women’s Day Prayer Brunch will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25 at Delaware Early Childhood Center, 103 Mispillion St., Harrington. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 kids. For tickets contact any St. Paul’s member.

St. Paul’s Annual Women’s Day will be held June 25 at the church.

The following guests will appear on Sunday, July 17 at the church:

  • 10:30 a.m. Guest Preacher Rev. Frances Benson;
  • 3:30 p.m. Guest Preacher Rev. Dr. Natalie P. Alford from Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church in Middletown.

For more information, call 398-4343, email, or visit or


Christ Episcopal Church summer schedule

MILFORD — Christ Episcopal Church announces its summer schedule.

Sunday Holy Eucharist will be held at 9 a.m. only. Healing will follow service. Nursery is available. Everyone is welcomed to attend.

Sunday school will resume in September.

AA: Sunday 7 p.m. Baker Hall.

NA H&I:  6 p.m. – third Saturday of each month at Baker Hall.

NA: 7 p.m. Thursday evenings at Baker Hall.

Girl Scout Leaders:  6 p.m., second Monday of each month at Baker Hall.

GED classes will resume in September: Mon. and Wed., 6-8 p.m.

For more information, call 697-4545 or visit


RCGG presents ‘Cherish’

MILFORD — The Redeemed Christian Church of God presents “Cherish” from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at 1111 N. DuPont Blvd. in Milford.

Come learn how you are cherished by God and discover the spiritual gifts God has given you from of Rev. 2:17.

All are welcome. Refreshments and fellowship to follow.

For more information, call 465-6147.


Houston UMC schedule

HOUSTON — Traditional worship will continue throughout the summer at Houston United Methodist Church, 235 Broad St., Houston each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. under the direction of Rev. Helen McFadden. Special music in June will include Janice Winkler on June 19.

The Ad Council meeting has been moved to Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

The Annual Yard and Bake Sale will be held Saturday, June 18 beginning at 7 a.m.  There will be numerous household items for sale.  There will be no clothing or large furniture.  If you would like to donate an item to the yard sale and/or need it picked up, contact Leah Wheeler, 398-8007.  The men will be selling scrapple, sausage, and hot dog sandwiches outside.  Baked goods and chicken salad will be sold inside.  To pre-order chicken salad, please call Virginia Shultie, 398-3167 or Nancy Bennett, 422-9190.

Grotto’s Community Night will be held on Monday, June 20 from 4-9 p.m. at the Milford location.  When you present a Grotto’s voucher, they will donate 20 percent of the total sale back to Houston UMC.  Please come and invite others to support this fundraiser.   Vouchers are available at church on the fellowship room table or can be obtained from Barbara Johnson.

The UMWomen will not meet again until September.

The Trustees will meet during the summer as the need arises, but will not have regularly scheduled meetings in June, July, or August.

The UMMen will meet next in August.

The Ad Council will not meet in July or August.

The next Family Night will be in October.


Wesley Chapel UMC service

SLAUGHTER NECK — Wesley Chapel UMC, 23115 Slaughter Neck Road in Slaughter Neck, holds church school at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m with Rev. Jewett M. Short, pastor.


Trinity schedule

HARRINGTON — Trinity United Methodist Church announces its upcoming schedule.

Sunday school for adults and youth is held at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays. Worship service is held at 11 a.m. Youth choir practices from 7-7:30 p.m. on Mondays.

Trinity United Methodist Church is located on 63 Commerce St., Harrington.

For information, call 398-3843.


St. Stephens’ services

HARRINGTON — St. Stephens Episcopal Church holds Holy Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. and youth classes and adult forum at 9:30 a.m.


St. John services

MILTON — The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist announces its schedule.

Eucharistic worship service is at 10 a.m., followed by fellowship hour.

Pastoral visits by appointment.

For more information, call 684-8431 or 947-9044 or visit


Cornerstone Church

MILFORD — Cornerstone Church, located at 315 Claude St. in Milford, is a non-demoninational church.

Sunday morning service is at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Pat Quillen.

For information, call 236-0047.


Northway Church service

MILFORD — Northway Church will offer two service times at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Each service is programmed to last for approximately one hour and will consist of upbeat, relevant, live music and a message of inspiration and encouragement from Pastor Buddy Cremeans.

Northway Church is located at 22033 Shockley Road in Milford.

For more information, visit


Milford Area Ministerial Association

MILFORD — The Milford Area Ministerial Association announces its upcoming schedule.

For church related news and events, refer to The Milford Ministries Monitor at http://

Monday Night Soup Kitchen sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene, held from 7-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Milford.

Community Food Pantry located in Avenue Methodist will be open Monday to Friday 12:30–4 p.m. Referrals only. The pantry is closed the first Thursday of month.

Food Pantry: St. John the Apostle: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Food Pantry: Church of the Nazarene. Call Pastor Butch at 858-2037.


Pilgrim Chapel schedule

HARRINGTON — Pilgrim Chapel Non-Denominational Church, located at 4792 Milford-Harrington Highway in Harrington, announces its weekly schedule.

Sundays: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:40 a.m.

Children’s church during morning worship.

Hymn Sing the last Sunday of each month at 6 p.m.

Wednesdays: Bible Study at 9:30 a.m. and also at 7 p.m. Women’s Prayer Group at 10:30 a.m.

First Saturday of the month: Men’s Breakfast at 8 a.m

For information, call 398-9344.


Metropolitan service, events

HARRINGTON — Metropolitan United Methodist Church, located at 109 West St. in Harrington, holds praise and worship time at 10:15 a.m. and service starts at 10:30 a.m.

Pastor Kenneth Anderson.

For more information, call the church at 398-9658 or visit


RCIA sessions

HARRINGTON — Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Inquiry Sessions (RCIA) for St. John the Apostle and St. Bernadette’s Parish will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. on Wednesdays at St. Bernadette’s Parish Hall, 109 Dixon St., Harrington.

For information, call 422-5123 or Deacon John Yaeger at 422-4554.


Mt. Enon Baptist Church schedule

MILFORD — Mt. Enon Baptist Church, located at 600 N. Church St. in Milford, announces its weekly services.

Sunday schedule:

  • Church School-New Member Class: 9 a.m.;
  • Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m.


  • Bible Study: 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.;
  • Prayer Service: 10 a.m.


Reformation Lutheran Church schedule

MILFORD — Reformation Lutheran Church offers two worship services on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Nursery care is offered at both worship services.

There is also a Sunday morning interactive faith learning hour called, Faith Connections, at 9:45 a.m.

An adult Bible study and a parenting group meet at this time, as well as groups for pre-k through teenaged children; nursery care is also available.

For more information, contact Pastor Eric Evers or Pastor Paige Evers, 422-9117 or visit, or

Reformation Lutheran Church is located at 613 Lakeview Ave., Milford.


Faith Hope & Love C/F Inc. schedule

MILFORD — Faith Hope & Love C/F Inc., located at 218 N. Rehoboth Blvd. in Milford, announces its schedule.

  • Sunday school is held at 8:30 a.m.;
  • Sunday morning service is held at 10 a.m.;
  • Tuesday morning Bible study is held at 10 a.m.;
  • Tuesday evening Bible study is held at 7 p.m.


Harrington Baptist Church schedule

HARRINGTON — Harrington Baptist church is located at 111 E. Liberty St. in Harrington.

Worship Sundays at 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. with Bible study at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday prayer is at 6 p.m.

For more information, call 398-3373 or visit


Avenue UMC schedule

MILFORD — Avenue United Methodist Church, located at 20 N. Church Street in Milford, seeks to be a dynamic faith community growing in hope, love, and service.

Grow your spiritual journey by joining the church for worship but through missions, outreach, Bible and small group studies, Vacation Bible School (June 26-30), Fusion (Youth Group), Music Ministries, United Methodist Women, and a variety of other groups, ministries and fellowship opportunities.

The Sunday schedule is as follows:

  • 8 a.m. – traditional, relaxed, organ and hymnals;
  • 9:30 a.m. – adult/children Sunday school;
  • 9:30 a.m. – contemporary worship, casual, praise and worship team;
  • 11 a.m. – traditional, formal, organ and choir;
  • 6 p.m. – youth group, grades 6-12, momentum praise and worship team.

Pastors Tom Pasmore and Wendy Owen, Kevin Chamberlain, Music Ministries and Youth Pastor Cliff McCall.

For more information, visit or call 422-8111.


St. Bernadette services

HARRINGTON — St. Bernadette Catholic Church’s weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The weekday Mass schedule is Wednesday at 7 p.m. Confessions are on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. or by appointment.

For more information call 398-8269.


First Church of Christ, Scientist lecture

MILFORD — First Church of Christ, Scientist is located at 901 S. Walnut Street in Milford.


  • Sunday worship is held at 10 a.m.;
  • Midweek worship is on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Childcare is provided.

A reading room, for study and prayer is available.

For more information, call 491-6328.


First Presbyterian Church services

MILFORD — First Presbyterian Church, 101 S. Walnut Street in Milford, holds Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m.

Sunday school for children is held during the worship hour and adult Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

A potluck fellowship hour follows worship every third Sunday of each month.

For more information, call 422-5701 or visit


St. John the Apostle services

MILFORD — St. John the Apostle, located at 506 Seabury Avenue in Milford, holds Mass on Saturday at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. (Latin); Sunday at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. and a Spanish Mass at 7 p.m.

Ongoing weekday Mass schedule is Monday at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday (Latin), Thursday, and Friday at 9 a.m. Confessions are on Saturday at 4 p.m. except on the first Saturday confessions are 9:30 a.m. or by appointment.

For more information, call 422-5123.


Multi-Cultural Church services

MILFORD — Multi-Cultural Church, located at 105 N.E. Front St. in Milford announces its service schedule.

Sunday Bible Study is at 10 a.m. Sunday celebration service is at 11:15 a.m.

Monday Bible Study is at 6 p.m.

Thursday mid-week service at 7 p.m. with a community dinner to follow.

For more information, call the church office at 725-0770 or visit


Reformation Lutheran Church

MILFORD — Reformation Lutheran Church, 613 Lakeview Avenue in Milford, will hold Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. with Faith Connections for all ages at 9:45 a.m.

Holy Communion is celebrated at all services.

While children are always welcome in worship, nursery care is provided for young kids all morning.

Faith Connections is an interactive, “no-workbook” time of connecting more deeply with God and with each other, and discovering how faith connects to life. It involves all ages, and includes a Christian parenting group.

For more information, call Pastor Eric at 422-9117 or see


Diaper pantry needs support

MILFORD — The Multi-Cultural Church Family and Community Center, 105 N.E. Front St. in Milford now has a diaper pantry Tuesdays from 9-11 a.m. diapers and wipes will be distributed to those in need.

Support is needed from the community to keep the pantry stocked. If you are able to contribute financially to this ministry from your social justice ministry outreaches, or if you could do a diaper drive in your church for the pantry, it would go a long way toward helping the community.

Drop off at the community center or thrift store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call Lisa Davis at 725-0770.


The Water’s Edge

MILTON — Milton Wesleyan Church in Milton and Pilgrim Wesleyan Church in Milford have recently combined to form The Water’s Edge – A Wesleyan Church with Rev. Tim Wilson, Senior Pastor and Pastor Brent Schott, Associate/Youth Pastor.

The church’s two locations are 411 Union Street in Milton and 805 S.E. Front St. in Milford.

Morning worship services in Milton: 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

D2 Children’s Church: 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Morning worship service in Milford: 11:15 a.m.

Adult Sunday school in Milton: 6 a.m.

For more information, call Rev. Wilson at 604-4147 or e-mail and Pastor Schott at 858-3839 or e-mail


Calvary UMC Calvary Cookery

MILFORD — Calvary United Methodist Church at 301 S.E. Front St. is providing a free lunch on one Saturday every month from 11 a.m. to noon.

All are welcome to attend and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Call 422-8884 for this month’s date.


Calvary UMC offers free Bibles

MILFORD — Calvary United Methodist Church offers free, new Bibles, available in Spanish and English.

The church will also deliver free Bibles to shut-ins and home bounds.

Hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., call the church to schedule a pick-up time at 422-8884. Call first.


Help feed the needy

MILFORD — Donations are being accepted to use at the Presbyterian Church’s Monday night soup kitchen.

Prepare and donate soups that freeze well; the church will furnish gallon containers.

For more information, call 858-2037 or 393-1180.


Soup and sandwiches

MILFORD — Milford churches are working together to serve God and the Milford community by offering free soup and sandwiches from 7-8 p.m. on Mondays at Presbyterian Church.

For more information, call 864-3527.


Latter-day Saints services

HARRINGTON — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

The church is at 110 S. Lucky Estates.


Slaughter Neck schedule

MILFORD — Slaughter Neck United Methodist Church announces its schedule.

Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. on Sundays for five years of age to adult. Worship service follows at 11 a.m.

For more information, call 422-7269.


Grace Fellowship services

LINCOLN — Grace Fellowship Church meets at 11146 Ponder Road, Lincoln for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m.

For more information, call Pastor James Dundas at 424-2166 or visit


UUCD service

DOVER — Sunday, June 19, UUCD member, Sheryl Winsby, will discuss the role that fathers play in our lives and share a little about her father and his influence on her.  There will be time for others to also share briefly a little about the impact that their father had on them.  Join UUCD in remembering and celebrating fatherhood on Father’s Day.

The Unitarian Universalists of Central Delaware worship at 10 a.m. every Sunday at Congregation Beth Sholom, 340 N. Queen St., Dover. Childcare for the young is provided.

Religious education is on hiatus for the summer.

For more information visit or call Rev. Greg Chute 369-6499.

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