Church Events
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Church holding fund-raiser
Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, 28714 Seaford Road, Laurel, is selling cookie dough, soft pretzels, cheesecakes, coffee, teas and hot chocolate. Proceeds will help purchase carpet for the newly-finished community room. To place an order, contact any member of the church or call the church office, 875-8150. On Easter Sunday, March 31, at 10 a.m. evangelist David Manley, portraying Simon Peter, will speak at the 10 a.m. service.

Ministerium serving hot meals
The Greater Laurel Ministerium is serving hot meals every Friday evening, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Centenary United Methodist Church, West and Poplar streets. The meal is a free outreach ministry of the churches of Laurel and includes a brief devotional . For more information call 875-4233 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Center plans weekly services
Family Enrichment & Deliverance Center Inc., 538 East 4th St., Laurel, will hold Holy Ghost Powered Nights, March 21, 22 and 23, at 7 each night. Pastor Anthony T. Flowers will speak. To arrange for a group or soloist to participate, call 875-4227.

St. John oyster supper set
There will be an oyster supper on Friday, March 22, at 1 p.m., at St. John A.M.E. Zion Church in Laurel. Call 875-4042 for details.

Church to dedicate building
The River of Life Christian Center, 17 West Market St., Greenwood, will sponsor two services Friday, March 22, 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, 11 a.m., to dedicate its new building. Speaker will be Terrell M. Rummage, pastor of Preach The Word Christian Center, Gary, Ind., and former director of the Bible Training Center of Living Word Christian Center, Forest Park, Ill. He is an ordained minister and a graduate of Rhema Bible College, Tulsa, Okla. Rummage’s wife Charlotte will be the guest speaker at a luncheon Saturday, March 23, 11:30 a.m. at the church. All women are invited. She is administrator of Preach The Word Christian Center, Gary, Ind., and a graduate of Rhema Bible College, Tulsa, Okla. For more information call 349-9420.

Church to sponsor Life Chain
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Seaford, will sponsor a Life Chain Friday, March 29, 10 a.m. to noon. The chain of people, to protest abortion, will form in front of the Catholic Church, extending down Stein Highway. For details, call Jim or Ann Elliott, 875-7772 or 875-5744.
Hymn sing set for Palm Sunday
Blades United Methodist Church, South Market Street, Blades, will host a hymn sing on Palm Sunday, March 24, 2 to 4 p.m. Performers will include Jim and Patty Jeannette, B.J. Hardin, Earl Hoopes and Greg Ellingsworth.

Hymn sing to be at St. Paul’s
St. Pauls’ Church, Old Stage Road, Laurel, will host a hymn sing Sunday, March 24, 7 p.m. featuring the Cokesbury Lighthouse Singers (formerly the O’Day Family). Refreshments will be served.

Women’s conference planned
The women of C.H. Foggie AME Zion Church, Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville, will hold a woman’s conference, beginning Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m., with a consecration service. Beth Morris of Trinity Holiness Church, Frankford, will speak. On Saturday, March 23, speakers will be elder Sharon Hall of Disciples Ministries, Seaford; minister Melissa Smith of United Deliverance Bible Center, Laurel; and pastor Carol LaCorte of Power House Church, Newark. Cost is $15. For reservations, call 875-1290. Woman’s Day services will be Sunday, March 24. The theme will be “Women Standing On Holy Ground.” The Rev. Deneen Jackson-Rymes, of AME Zion Church, Baltimore, will speak at 11 a.m. The Rev. Leslie B. Davis, pastor of Patterson Asbury AME Zion Church, Baltimore, will speak at 4 p.m.

St. Stephen’s plans dinner
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 101-5 State Street, Delmar, will hold its annual chicken and crust dinner Saturday, March 23, 4 to 7 p.m. in Camelot Hall. The price of adult tickets will be $7 and children’s tickets, $3.50. Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting Lisa Ellis at 302-846-2125 or the church office at 302-846-9501.

First Baptist plans Cantata
The First Baptist Church of Seaford choir and its drama players will present “I Saw the Lord,” an Easter musical by Ron and Shelly Hamilton, Sunday, March 24, 7 p.m., in the church auditorium. Admission is free and a nursery is provided. The church is at 543 N. Bradford St. For more information, call 629-7161 or 629-7299.

Laurel Ministerial plans Easter
The Laurel Ministerial Association will hold a community Good Friday Service, March 29, at the Laurel Wesleyan Church, Route 13A, north of Laurel, at 7 p.m. The association will sponsor an Easter sunrise service at the Laureltowne Park across from the shopping area, along the river, at 6 a.m. Pastor Ron Schatz of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church charge will speak. The Cherry Tree Café will serve coffee and muffins following the service. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Victory Tabernacle Church of God, Route 13A, south of Blades.

Galestown to hold yard sale
Galestown United Methodist Church will hold a yard and craft sale with food available, Saturday, March 30, 7 a.m. Scrapple sandwiches, oyster sandwiches, homemade beef soup and hot dogs will be served. Call 833-2149 for details.

Alliance Church cantata set
The choir of The Atlanta Road Alliance Church, under the direction of Richard Trice, will present the Easter cantata, “In The Fullness of Time,” Friday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 31, 7 p.m. For more information call 629-7693. The church is located on Atlanta Road, 1 and 1/2 miles north of the Nylon Capital Shopping Plaza.

Sunrise Service March 31
The Delmar Kiwanis Club will sponsor a sunrise service Easter Sunday, March 31, at St. Stephen’s Cemetery Park (next to the Delmar Plaza) at 7 a.m. The Rev. Sam McWilliams will speak. Breakfast will be served at Union United Methodist Church from 7 to 9 a.m. Admission is $5. The church is two blocks south of St. Stephen’s Cemetery.

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