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 journal@newzap.com.   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. […]

Marker recognizes legacy, strength of Laws Chapel

FELTON — A new historical marker recognizes more than two centuries of enduring faith at a house of worship southeast of Felton. The marker, the 120th to be erected in Kent County, commemorates the legacy of the Laws Chapel site at the intersection of Carpenter Bridge and Canterbury Roads. The first church to be built […]

Get to know the town: Shannon Harris

Pastor Shannon Harris is a licensed local pastor for Trinity and Prospect United Methodist Churches in Harrington. She’s also a hairdresser with a passion to walk with people through all life stages. Get to know Pastor Shannon Harris in this week’s feature: Name: Shannon Harris Age: 45-years- old Hometown: Millsboro Educational background: Earned a HS […]

Teen arrested after stealing basketballs from local church

HARRINGTON -The Harrington Police Department arrested a teenage resident for burglary and related charges Aug. 21. Police were contacted by an anonymous person reporting the burglary had occurred at Calvary Wesleyan Church located in the 200 block of Delaware Ave. Police began an investigation and determined that Reggie Marshall, 15 of the 400 Block of […]

Milford Area Ministerial Association meeting set for Sept. 8

CHURCH NEWS: The following is a list of religious services and events in the area. To submit a church listing, email journal@newzap.com.   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:// kenbehrens.com/Monitor.html. Monday Night […]

Special guests to appear at St. Paul A.M.E. July 17

CHURCH NEWS: The following is a list of religious services and events in the area. To submit a church listing, email journal@newzap.com.   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 […]

Volunteers pack 100,000 meals at Calvary Wesleyan

HARRINGTON – Calvary Wesleyan Church Lead Pastor Ken Figgs was given $20 at McDonald’s the other day, but it wasn’t for a Big Mac. “While I was there, I was telling some people that it was just $.25 per meal and someone handed me a $20 and said, ‘I just want to help feed people,’” […]

Laws Mennonite Church sees opportunity in arson repairs

FELTON — Members of Laws Mennonite Church didn’t let the fiery choices of others get them down. In fact, they used it as an opportunity. The church on Carpenters Bridge Road in Felton was heavily damaged in an arson on Dec. 2, 2014 and members were displaced for one year and four days. “We used […]

Harrington-based food pantry receives $10,000 donation

Volunteers with the Lake Forest Church Association, Inc. food pantry recently accepted a $10,000 grant from the Potter Charity Trust Grants Fund, a fund of the Delaware Community Foundation that awards grants in partnership with the CenDel Foundation. The food pantry had plenty of clients but not enough freezer space to accommodate the needs of […]

Local New Year’s Eve events for all ages

Looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve? Here are a few local events to get you started. For younger kids Noon Year Storytime: 11:30 a.m. at the Greenwood Public Library. Ring in the noon year with a special storytime. Count down to noon, sing songs, read a book and make a craft. Children […]