Faith Briefs

July 18, 2018

UUSD to discuss yearning July 22

The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will meet at 10 a.m., Sunday, July 22. UUSD member Jean Charles will discuss yearning. The church address is 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway (Route 9), Lewes, two miles west of Route 1. For more information, call 302-313-5838 or go to

Unity to meet July 22

Unity of Rehoboth Beach will meet at 10 a.m., Sunday, July 22. Based on “The Enemy Within,” an original Star Trek episode, the topic will be people’s shadow sides. For more information, go to

Grief support ministry meets Mondays

The Lewes Charge (Faith and Israel United Methodist Churches) Grief Support Ministry meets from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday at the Rabbit's Ferry Community Center, 19112 Robinsonville Road, Lewes. For more information, contact  Ralph Gooch at 302-505-4009 or Katina Gooch at 302-236-8654.

Fish fry set July 27 in Milford

St. Paul United Methodist Church in Milford will host a fish fry from 11 a.m. until food is sold out, Friday, July 27 at Masonic Temple Lodge No. 8, 610 N. Church Ave., Milford, across from Benjamin Banneker Elementary School. The menu includes fried potatoes and onions, green beans, cole slaw and bread. Fried fish dinners are $12 each and sandwiches are $7. Free delivery is available for orders of three or more dinners. For more information, call 302-422-0709.

Greek festival set in Ocean City July 27-29

The 29th Annual St. George Greek Festival will be held from noon to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28, and noon to 9 p.m., Sunday, July 29, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 41st Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Md. There will be authentic Greek cuisine, delicious Greek pastries, live Greek bands and dance performances, and unique vendors of art, jewelry and imports. For more information, go to

HIV World Survivor Day event set Aug. 1

The HIV virus is now a part of nearly 40 million people’s lives. As in any struggle, people need heroes who have survived the virus. A celebration of World Survivor Day will be held from 7 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Metropolitan Community Church on Plantation Road, Rehoboth Beach. For more information or to be a part of the event, call Christopher Costas at 302-645-6781.

Society of St. Vincent dePaul accepting donations 

The Society of St. Vincent dePaul is accepting donations to help community members meet basic needs such as heating oil, food, rent, electricity, medications, and bus tickets and gasoline to enable parents to get to work. Seaford's Our Lady of Lourdes conference of the SVdP serves all the towns and unincorporated areas of western Sussex County, as well as Hurlock and Federalsburg, Md. Financial gifts can be mailed to: SVdP, P.O. Box 719, Seaford, DE 19973. Make checks payable to the Society of St. Vincent dePaul, OLL. For more information, contact Lynne Betts at at 302-265-5602.

Compassionate Friends support group meets second Thursdays

The Compassionate Friends is a self-help group offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. Monthly meetings are held at 7 p.m., the second Thursday of the month at Epworth United Methodist Church in Rehoboth. For more information, contact Marge LaFond at 302-930-3344.