Church Events
Thursday, January 23, 2003
St. Stephen’s to serve spaghetti
St. Stephen’s Church, 103 E. State St., Delmar, will hold a spaghetti dinner in its Camelot Hall on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost for dinners are: adults and carryouts, $6.50; ages 6 to 12, $3; under 6, free. Call 846-9501 for more information.

Mt. Calvary breakfast set
A breakfast will be served at Mt. Calvary AME Church, Concord, Saturday, Jan. 25, at 7 a.m. Admission is $5. This event is sponsored by the Couples Club. For more information, contact Gladys Briggs, 629-9075, or Otelia Oliver, 629-9722.

Inn to host seminar
Marci Bryant, founder of Building The Virtuous Temple Ministries, will lead a seminar, “Undo The Heavy Burdens,” Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Building The Virtuous Temple Ministries has its headquarters in Newark. The Seaford branch opened in October. The local contact is minister LaJuan Dutton of Williams Chapel Church in Bridgeville. Bryant was born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the oldest of seven siblings. In addition to running her ministry, which reaches out to families and women struggling to overcome life’s adversities, she is minister of a church in Newark. There is no charge for this seminar. Proceeds from an offering will benefit the ministry. To register, call 832-6980 or e-mail Those who pre-register will receive a gift.

Donut Man to appear
Sponsored by Unity Washington United Methodist Church, Donut Man will appear at North Dorchester High School Saturday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. For tickets and information call Mary Lou Brown at 410-943-4192. With jumping, clapping, singing and laughing, Rob Evans, a.k.a. Donut Man, teaches Bible stories to children. Children are brought from out of the audience to help the Donut Man tell his stories and to do the hand motions that go with the songs. Even Duncan the Talking Donut pops out of his bakery box to sing the “whole” song.

Seaford woman to perform
The Second Generation Community Chorus’ 14th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Sunday, Feb. 2 (rain date Feb. 9), 4 p.m. at the Talbot County Auditorium, Easton High School, Mecklenburg Avenue, Easton. Featured will be the Rev. Ernest Davis Jr.’s. Wilmington Chester Mass Choir. Soloist Joyce Phipps, Seaford, and the dance group “The Expressions of Praise,” Salisbury, will perform. Tickets are $6 in advance, $8 at the door. For tickets call Shirley Jones, 629-5259, or see any member of Second Generation.

Formal banquet planned
The Rehoboth Temple of Praise Church will hold a formal banquet, “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” Friday, Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m., at the Delmarva Convention Center, Delmar, Md. Tickets are $25 per person. A professional photographer will be available to take portraits. Tickets may be purchased at Jack’s Religious Gift Shop and at The Gospel Shop. For details, call the church at 875-5545.
Center to host guest speaker
New Beginnings Worship Center will host prophet Diane Bowater from New Zealand Sunday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m. The church is at US 13 and Williamsville Road, 3 miles south of Harrington. On Sunday, Jan. 26, the center will hold a spaghetti dinner from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. to help with church expenses. The cost is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children 4 and under. For information call pastor Bill Dorey at 398-8808 or 337-0161.

St. Paul’s to host concert
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold a gospel concert Sunday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. The featured guest will be the Epworth Quartet of Laurel. St. Paul’s is on Old State Road. For more information call pastor Don Murray, 856-6107.

St. Luke’s has mid-week service
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church holds a weekly Wednesday morning service which begins at 10:30 a.m. at the church, Front Street, Seaford. The service includes Bible readings, the Litany of Healing, a time for meditation and a celebration of the Holy Eucharist. On the second Wednesday of each month, the service is held at the Manor House Chapel (multi-purpose room) on Middleford Road in Seaford.

Chicken, dumplings to be served
Macedonia AME Church, Seaford, will sell chicken and dumpling dinners Friday, Jan. 31, from noon to 3 p.m.Cost is $6; desserts and drinks are extra. The dinner is sponsored by the Men’s & Women’s Day Committee. To place an order call 629-3116.

Concord selling cookbook
Concord United Methodist Church has published a new cookbook. “Sharing Concord’s Best” is dedicated to all members past and present of the Concord Methodist Church. Proceeds will benefit projects sponsored by the United Methodist Women. The book has more than 200 recipes, some from current members of Concord United Methodist Church and others from the church’s first cookbook printed in the 1980s. To purchase a copy, send $8 plus $1 for shipping and handling to Delores Lloyd, 12560 Concord Road, Seaford. Copies are also available through any church member and at local businesses. For details, call Lloyd,629-8177.

St. John’s plans adult classes
St. John’s Church Pine and Poplar streets, Seaford, is offering several adult classes on Sunday morning starting Feb. 2. For more information call the church office at 629-9466. Some of them have proven to be very interesting such as: “The Beverly Hillbillies Bible Study” by Stephen Skelton. This one along with “Spirit Gifts,” (One Spirit, Many Gifts. Discovering God’s Direction for Your Life) by Patricia D. Brown will be offered at 8:30 a.m. At 9:45 a.m., “Joy Under Stress” a study of the book of Philippians will be presented. Also at this time, “An Adventure of Healing and Wholeness” by James K. Wagner will be offered. This is an introduction to intentional local church healing ministries, developed by the Upper Room staff to meet the growing need for a biblical, balanced, wholistic, authentic approach. At 11 a.m. “Companions in Christ” will offer you the opportunity to focus on your relationship with Christ and to grow in your openness to God’s presence and guidance. Also at this time, “The World Shattering Ministry of Jesus” by Anne B Crumpler will guide learners through some of the most difficult and challenging teaching and practices of Christ. The church is open to all, and members hope you will joint them at one or several of these classes.

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