Annual Charge Conference set for Oct. 20 at Houston UMC

CHURCH NEWS: The following is a list of religious services and events in the area. To submit a church listing, email


Houston UMC schedule

HOUSTON — Houston UMC holds traditional worship service every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at 235 Broad St. in Houston under the direction of Rev. Helen McFadden.  All are welcome.

Bible Study meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.  This fall features the study of Paul’s Letter to the Romans.  All are welcome.

Family Night will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. The evening is hosted by Dave and Gloria Clendaniel.  All are welcome. Bring a covered dish to share.  Janice Winkler will bring the program at 7 p.m. with a time of testimony and song.

Communion will be administered Sunday, Oct. 9.

The Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Administrative Council will meet at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 – note day and time change.

Annual Charge Conference will take place at Houston UMC at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 in the Sanctuary. All members of the congregation are encouraged to attend this important meeting with the District Superintendent.

Meals on Wheels is in desperate need of volunteer drivers.  Seniors are going without nutritious meals because there is a real shortage of drivers to deliver them.  Drivers are reimbursed for mileage, and meals to be delivered can be picked up at either Harrington or Milford Senior Centers. To volunteer, contact Jaime Sherman, Directory of Nutrition Services at 734-1200.

All meetings/events are held at the church unless otherwise indicated.

For more information, call 424-3925.


Avenue United Methodist Church schedule

MILFORD — Avenue United Methodist Church announces is fall services.

Sunday services:

  • 8 a.m. Traditional, relaxed, organ and hymnals;
  • 9:30 a.m. Adult/Children

Sunday School;

  • 9:30 a.m. Contemporary, casual, Praise & Worship Team (nursery available);
  • 11 a.m. Traditional, organ, Sanctuary Choir (nursery available);
  • 6 p.m. Youth Group for grades 6-12, Momentum Praise & Worship Team.


  • 6:30 p.m. Reflective Worship, Eclectic Music (Musicians/Vocalists)

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

Avenue United Methodist Church is located at 20 N. Church St., Milford. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. For more information, call 422-8111 or visit


St. Paul AME 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.

The church will hold a Chicken and Fish Fry Friday, Oct. 7.

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


Pilgrim Chapel schedule

HARRINGTON — Pilgrim Chapel, 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.

Bible Study: Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Men’s Prayer Breakfast: first Saturday at 8 a.m.

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

Children church will be held during church service.

For information, call 398-9344.


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


Harrington Baptist Church schedule

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

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

Wednesday prayer is at 6 p.m.

Call 398-3373 or visit


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. Call 398-3843.


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.


Cornerstone Church

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

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

For information, call 236-0047.


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


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 Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. or by appointment.

For more information, call 398-8269.


Reformation Lutheran Church schedule

MILFORD — Reformation Lutheran Church offers two worship services on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. At 9:45 a.m., all ages are invited to “Faith Connections,” a learning hour with refreshments and conversation.  There are classes for adults, as well as a no-workbook, engaging learning time for children and youth.  Children are welcome to participate in worship, and nursery care is available all morning.

For more information, contact Pastor Eric Evers or Pastor Paige Evers at 422-9117 or visit You can find Reformation on Facebook at

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


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.

Circle of Light, Inc. Rev. Deacon Dorothy Vuono Program Coordinator call 682-0382 or email


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 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 St. 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 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


St. Stephens’ services

HARRINGTON — St. Stephens Episcopal Church holds Holy Eucharist at 10:30 a.m.

Youth classes and adult forum are held at 9:30 a.m.


Metropolitan service

HARRINGTON — Metropolitan United Methodist Church, located at 109 West St. in Harrington, welcomes new pastor, Marie Robinson.

Praise and worship time is held at 10:15 a.m. Service starts at 10:30 a.m.

All are welcome.

For more information, call the church at 398-9658.


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. Sundays for children five years of age to adults. Worship service follows at 11 a.m.

For more information, call 422-7269.


Christ Episcopal Church schedule

MILFORD — Christ Episcopal Church announces its schedule.

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

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: Monday and Wednesdat, 6-8 p.m.

For more information, call 697-4545 or visit


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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