Hannukah starts December 7, 2023

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Religion

The first day of Hanukkah began on December 7, celebrating what is also known as the Festival of Lights in the Jewish faith. Although this holiday is considered a rabbinic holiday, according to Rabbi Sholom Vogel of Chabad of Southern Delaware, which means it has fewer restrictions than other holidays in the faith, like Passover or Sukkot, it is one …

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Milford First Baptist Church parking lot expansion approved

Terry RogersGovernment & Politics, Headlines, Religion

by Terry Rogers     Milford First Baptist Church received approval to expand their parking lot (Photo courtesy of Facebook) Milford City Council recently approved a request from the Milford First Baptist Church, located at 6062 Old Shawnee Road, to expand their parking lot. The expansion would provide the church with 87 additional spaces. “The sidewalk will require the construction …

Milford Church of God to hold live nativity

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Religion

The Milford Church of God Live Nativity and Outdoor Concert will feature live animals, including a camel by Terry Rogers   The Milford Church of God will hold their live nativity outside the church located at 500 North Walnut Street for the second year. The nativity will be open December 10 and 11 from 6 to 8 PM. There is …

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St. Paul’s plans Revival for Survival

Terry RogersHeadlines, Religion

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is planning a “Revival for Survival.” The COVID-19 pandemic and a church congregation that has grown older is putting a significant strain on St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. In an effort to renew the minds and spirits of the congregation as well as the Milford community, the church is planning a “Revival for Survival” on …

UNITED Church to open on Mother’s Day

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David Vargas, Campus Pastor for United Church, is excited to see the church begin holding experiences in their new location starting on Mother’s Day. The church has rented space next to Milford Movies 9, owned by Arthur Helmick, and the interior has been completely remodeled to suit the needs of the church. “The interior has been completely redesigned,” Vargas said. …

Fr. Johnny at St. John’s Catholic Church provides guidance to local Hispanic families

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Fr. Johnny Laura Lazo focuses on providing guidance to 200 Hispanic families attending St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Milford. Fr. Johnny explained that the Hispanic community is growing rapidly with the majority of families coming from Mexico and Guatemala. “My job here is to understand this community and speak with them in their native language,” Fr. Johnny said. …