Church Events
Thursday, May 1, 2003
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.

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.

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. Mt. Olive will host a concert featuring Fred Baum and the Original Specials of Trenton, N.J., and Mt. Olive Specials of Bridgeville Saturday, May 3, 6 p.m.

Children to lead service
Children will lead the 11 a.m. worship service on Mother’s Day, May 11, at Christ Lutheran Church, Seaford. The service will include drama, liturgical dance, singing and puppets. The church is on the corner of Shipley and Spruce streets. Contact Amy Brown, 629-9755, for more information. The Bible School for Special People will lead the worship service Sunday, May 18, 11 a.m. The program meets every Saturday, 10 a.m., for people with developmental disabilities. The class has over 40 students who are involved in weekly Bible study, worship and other activities which help them learn more about God’s love. A reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall. Contact Leona Tull, 629-2770, for more information.
Gospel choirs to perform
The Voices of the Hill gospel choir will perform at the United Church of the Nazarene, Jackson Street, Hurlock, Md, Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m. The Silver Tones of Annapolis, Md., will perform at the church Saturday, May 17, 7 p.m. For information call 410-754-9135, 410-943-1887 or 410-943-9940.

Prayer breakfast planned
The Bridgeville community prayer breakfast, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville, will be Saturday, May 10, 8 a.m., at the Bridgeville Church of God, Seashore Highway. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door or free from many community business sponsors. Call 337-7070 or 337-8274 for details.

Church to celebrate spring
Dagsboro Church of God will hold a spring celebration, featuring a live auction, car wash, barbequed chicken lunches and baked goods, Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. The church is on US 113, Dagsboro. For details, call 732-6550.

Epworth Quartet to perform
The Epworth Quartet will be in concert on Sunday, May 4, at 7 p.m. at Greenwood United Methodist Church, W. Market and Church streets. Admission is free. Refreshments will follow. For more information call Carolyn Tyson, 349-4222.

St. George’s to hold concert
St. George’s Church will hold a gospel concert Sunday, May 4, at 7 p.m. The No Name Band with Everett Warrington will perform.

Joy Night, twice a month
New Zion United Methodist Church holds Joy Night the second and fourth Friday of every month, 7 p.m. This month it will be May 9 and 23. All singers, musicians, dancers, Christian poets, mime groups and individuals are welcome. The church is at 428 West 6th St., Laurel. For details call the Rev. Carol Sessoms Hopkins, 875-3064.

Lady of Lourdes plans fair
A May Fair at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Stein Highway, Seaford, will be Saturday, May 10, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be attic treasures, clothing, linens, books, furniture, plants, games and toys. Baked goods will be for sale. Food will be available throughout the fair. A raffle for money will be at 1 p.m.

Workshop on lying set
Daniel Cherneski, a Florida-licensed marriage and family therapist who has 15 years of experience treating adolescents and their families, will present a workshop, “Learn To Be a Liebuster,” at River of Life Christian Center, 17 West Market St., Greenwood, Saturday, May 10, 1 p.m. In Florida, Cherneski appeared on local television and national radio programs discussing teen and family issues. He is an advocate for in-home therapy interventions. After moving to Delaware in 1993, Cherneski and his wife Barbara are counselors at Calvary Chapel, Chester Springs, Pa. For details, call 349-9420.

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