Church Events
Thursday, April 24, 2003
Recording artists to perform
Dove Award winning Christian recording artists Phillips, Craig and Dean will be in concert Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Wesleyan Church, Salisbury. Tickets are $15 and available online at or by phone at 877-777-4TIX. Tickets also available at the Gospel Shop and Jack’s Religious Gift Shop in Salisbury. For information, call 877-JOY-WOLC.

Chapel sponsoring bus trip
Chaplain’s Chapel, Bridgeville, is sponsoring a bus trip to see a Gaither Concert at First Union Station, Philadelphia, Friday, May 2. For details, call Winnie Vincent, 349-4874.

Bus trip to Holyland USA set
The Calvary Church of God is taking reservations for a bus trip to Holyland U.S.A., in Virginia, on April 26. Price is $68 per person. The bus will leave the Ames parking lot in Seaford at 2 a.m. For details call Arnold Vann, 628-1144, Easter Davis, 349-5954, or Roberta Mann, 628-8544.

Ushers to be honored
C.H. Foggie AME Zion Church, Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville, will hold its annual Usher’s Day Sunday, April 27, 4 p.m. Guest preacher will be pastor Keith Wongus of United Deliverance Bible Center, Laurel. All ushers are invited.
Church to have penny party
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Laurel, will hold a penny party Friday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $2. For more information call Maria Hastings at 875-9675.

Galestown to host hymn sing
Galestown United Methodist Church will hold a hymn sing Sunday, April 27, 2 p.m., with Bob and Ruth Jones, Barbara Bailk and Randy Marine. There will be light refreshments. Call 410-883-2149 for more information.
Patriotic service planned
Concord Methodist Church, Seaford, will host the Old Time Gospel Singers and pastor Leon Brunner on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. for a service called, “America, Our Service Men and Women.” For information call 629-2512.

Day of Prayer service set
Celebration of the National Day of Prayer Service will be held at the Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478, Governors Avenue, Thursday, May 1, 7 p.m. County Sheriff Robert Reed and pastor Willie Pierce of New Birth Christian Center in Greenwood will speak. The offering will benefit the National Day of Prayer Task Force Committee. Refreshments will be served. For details, contact area coordinator Dr. Michaele S. Russell, 349-4220. National Day of Prayer services will also be held at 5 p.m. in the Bridgeville Historical Society Park, Delaware Avenue and Williams Street, Bridgeville.
Conference to look at missions
The Bridgeville Church of God will hold its mission conference, “One Mission: Save the Lost at Any Cost,” May 2, 3 and 4 at the church, 7046 Seashore Highway, Bridgeville. The conference will address ways to become involved in missions work. Speakers will be:
  • Friday, May 2, 7 p.m. - Pastor Allen Greijack of Williamsport, Md.
  • Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m. - Joel Hitchcock, followed by morning and afternoon workshops on missions on broad areas, from Seaford to Washington, D.C., South America, to Europe to India. Guests will be Brenda Anderson, Phillips and Mary Morris, Tim Branks and Diane Lofland.
  • Saturday, May 3, 7 p.m.- Allen Greijack.
  • Sunday, May 4, 10:45 a.m. - Missions regional superintendent Thomas Sands.
Music will be provided by Amelia Harrison, the Williamsport Choir and the Bookerstreet Choir.

Gospel music concert planned
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Old Stage Road, Laurel, will host a gospel music concert Sunday, April 27, 7 p.m., featuring Everett Warrington and the Gospel Gents. For details call 856-6107.

Chorus to perform
New Zion United Methodist Church, Laurel, will host the Second Generation Community Chorus Saturday, May 3, 7 p.m. Admission is $3 and will benefit the church’s Women’s Day celebration. Contact Shirley Jones, 629-5259, for details.

Mt. Olive plans bus trip
Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Bridgeville, is sponsoring a bus trip to the Englishtown, N.J., flea market Saturday, May 3. Price is $20 per person. The bus will leave Mt. Olive at 5 a.m. For details call James Stewart, 337-7003, or Mt. Olive, 337-7593.

Prayer garden to open
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church will consecrate phase I of its new public prayer garden Sunday, May 18, at 1 p.m. The church is located across from Bon Appetit, High Street, Seaford.

Gethsemane plans flower fair
Gethsemane United Methodist Church will have a flower fair Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hanging baskets, bedding plants, geraniums, bushes and herbs will be sold. Lunch will be available along with homemade ice cream and baked goods. Free blood pressure checks will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. The church’s youth group will hold a car wash. In case of rain, the festival will be held inside the church’s fellowship hall. Gethsemane is 4 miles west of Seaford at the corner of Delaware 20 and Woodland Ferry Road, near Reliance, Md. For more information call 629-9161.

Mt. Pleasant festival set
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Laurel, will hold its spring festival Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oyster fritters, homemade vegetable soup, chicken salad, ice cream, hot dogs, hamburgers, and baked goods will be available. Craft vendors will also be there.

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