Find out what's happening at local houses of worship.
Soup and Clothes Outreach at Freedom Worship Center
Freedom Worship Center hosts a soup and clothes outreach every Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. The Center is located at 723 S. Washington St., Milford. For more information, call Pastor Mike Mills 302-841-7929.
St. Paul UM Church hosting Gospel Fest
St. Paul United Methodist Church will host its fourth annual Gospel Fest at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Milford High School Auditorium. The concert will feature various choirs, soloist and praise dancers. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.
St. Paul Church is located at 300 North St., Milford. A free will offering will be taken and refreshments will be on sale in the lobby. All proceeds to help benefit building our Education Resource Center/Fellowship Hall. For more information, call Naomi Young at 422-4275, James Starling Sr. at 422-9749 or Charles Hammond at 422-8804.
Calvary UM Church hosting Dinner Theater
The Friendship Class of Calvary United Methodist Church will be holding their annual dinner theater at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 13 and at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14. The title of the play is a comedy “Standing Room Only.” The buffet will consist of roast beef, ham, party potatoes, peas and dumplings, pretzel salad and lots of lots of desserts. Tickets are $12 for adults and children younger than 12 $5. Tickets may be purchased from members of the class or from the church office at 422-8884 or 422-1842.
The Calvary UM Church is located at 301 SE Front St., Milford.
Services at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist
The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, located at 307 Federal St. in Milton, will hold Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and Eucharistic worship service at 10 a.m. followed by coffee hour. Choir participation is every Sunday. Bible Study is at 7 p.m. on Mondays. The Rev. John Barton officiates. For more information, call 684-8431.
La Roca Church Hosts English Language Prayer Meeting
Church of God the Rock (Iglesia de Dios La Roca), 310 S. E. Front St., Milford, hosts an English language Prayer Meeting on Saturdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The name of the group is “The Great I AM Pentecostal Fellowship.” Meetings include praise and worship music, testimonies, prayers for participants, area churches and revival. People of all ages are welcome to attend. Dress is casual. After the music, children may attend Kids’ Time and enjoy a brief Bible study, coloring and related activities. For more information, call Pastor Roberto and Pastor Janet at 424-7718 or Ken and Anna at 424-1277.
Happenings at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
The Youth Department will be sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner Friday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. in the Fellowship. Eat-in or Take-out dinners include spaghetti, salad and roll for $7. Baked goods will also be available for sale. For information, call 422-5808.
2008 Free Tax Preparation
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, 18211 Beach Highway, Ellendale, offers free tax preparation for the Ellendale community. Services will be provided by appointment only through April 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 422-5808 to schedule an appointment. Donations to the church are welcome.
The church also will host an Everybody’s Birthday Celebration on Saturday, March 14 beginning at 5 p.m. featuring food, fun and games. Tickets are $10. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Day Committee. For more information, call 422-5808.
News Briefs from Christ Episcopal Church Milford
March 8, 15, 22, 29 Sundays 7:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist
March 3, 17, 24, 31 – Girl Scout Meeting 5:30 -8:00
March 4– 5:30 p.m. Women’s Educational Seder , Baker Hall
March 4 – 6:10 p.m. Soup & Bread
March 4, 11, 18, 25 – 6:45 p.m. Lenten Evening Prayer
March 4 – 7 p.m. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew Business Meeting – Baker Hall upstairs
March 8 – 11:15 a.m. Vestry Meeting
March 18– 7 p.m. Christ Church Men’s Bible Study sponsored by Brotherhood of St. Andrew Baker Hall
March 27 – 28 – Diocesan Convention – Wilmington, DE.
“Don’t Come to Church Empty Handed” – Please bring Jell-O, Toilet Paper, Dish Detergent, Peanut Butter to Church for the Milford Community Pantry.
GED Classes meet Monday and Wednesday evenings 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Poly Tech – Mike Coverdale 697-4545.
Choir Rehearsals are on Wednesday nights 7:30 – 8:30. If you enjoy singing, please join us.
NA Meetings are held in Baker Hall, Thursday nights at 8 p.m. and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. are Open meetings.
You are always welcome to attend anytime you can. We are located at the corner of Church St. and NW 2nd Street one block north of NW Front Street. Our Sunday services are 7:30 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. Babysitting is available for the 10:15 service. Hope you will choose Christ Church for your home Church.
If a pastoral emergency arises, contact the Parish Office 422-8466 Mon. 9 – 11 a.m. Tuesday. – Thursday 9 – 1 p.m.
Performance at St. John the Apostle Church
“I, Paul,” a play by John DeMers and performed by Charles Baker, is scheduled at St. John the Apostle Church in Milford on Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Baker has been performing the lives of great men in religious history since 1989. He will be performing the life of St. Paul in a one-man format.
A free will offering will be taken. For more information, call 422-5123.