Church Events
Thursday, January 30, 2003
Donut Man to appear
Sponsored by Unity Washington United Methodist Church, Donut Man, a.k.a. Rob Evans, 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.

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.
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.

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.
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.

Candlemas service planned
On Sunday, Feb. 2, a Candlemas service will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Seaford. Candlemas commemorates the presentation of Jesus at the Temple in Jerusalem. This feast day falls on Sunday only once in seven years, so this day will be marked by a special service which will include a procession with lighted candles, hymn singing, Bible readings, and a celebration of Holy Eucharist. Services will be at 8 and 10:15 a.m. The church is located on Front Street in Seaford.

Gospel Concert set for Feb. 2
St. George’s Methodist Church will hold a gospel concert Sunday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m. featuring Don Murray, his wife, Connie, and their daughter, Kelley.

Church plans healing service
New Zion United Methodist Church will hold a healing and miracles service Sunday, Feb. 2, at 5 p.m. The church is located at 428 West 6th St., Laurel. For details, call 875-3064.

Youth worship service set
A youth program will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Seaford Middle School auditorium. Teens, youth groups and youth workers are invited to participate. Mongoose, a local band, will provide the music. Karen Handy, youth director at St. John’s United Methodist Church, Seaford, is designing the program based on IYF (In Your Face), a monthly youth service held in Salisbury. Local youth and youth workers have been meeting monthly since September to plan for this service. For more information, contact Handy, 629-9466 or 629-3989, or Andree Woodard, 629-4458.

New Zion celebrates joy
New Zion United Methodist Church holds its Joy Night the second and fourth Friday of every month, at 7 p.m.. This month’s services will be Feb. 14 and 28. All singers, musicians, praise dancers, Christian poets, mime groups and individuals are welcome. The church is located at 428 West 6th St., Laurel. For details, call the Rev. Carol Sessoms Hopkins, 875-3064.

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