Church News
Thursday, May 13, 2004
Harvest Christian auction, sale
Harvest Christian Church is raising money to send a team to Turkey on a mission trip. There will be a silent auction on Friday, May 21, from 7-9 p.m., and continuing on Saturday. Hourly door prizes. Also a yard sale on May 22 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Harvest Christian is located on Ockels Drive, just off US 13A, south of Seaford.

St. John’s bus trip to see ‘Noah’
St. John’s United Methodist Church is sponsoring a bus trip to “Sight and Sound” in Strausburg, Pa. on Thursday, July 15. The cost is $54. The show “Noah” starts at 1 p.m. with dinner at 4 p.m. Call Ruth Rhoades at 629-9466.

Christ Church Baseball Trip
Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, is sponsoring a trip to see the Phillies play the Atlanta Braves, Friday night, July 9, at 7 p.m. The cost is $35 which includes the cost of a chartered bus. Part of the ticket price goes to support youth ministries. Call 875-4233.

Macedonia Cemetery Rally Day
Macedonia Trustees Cemetery Rally Day on Sunday, May 16, at 4 p.m. The Rev. Hayward Henry is guest speaker. He will bring his choir and congregation from St. James Union AME Church, Felton. The Rev. Dania Griffin is pastor of Macedonia. Call him at 629-3116 with questions.

Memorial Day Picnic
Seaford Church of the Nazarene had their second planning session, for an old time Memorial Day picnic. There will be games for all ages, with prizes to the winners. There will be food, music and a hymn sing. The picnic will be on Memorial Day, May 31, at 10 a.m. at the church grounds, located on US 13 south next to the Guide. Rain date is Saturday, June 5.

Chaplains’ Chapel trip
Chaplain’s Chapel is planning a bus trip to Lancaster on Saturday, May 15, to the American Music Theatre, “The Review ’04.” The $60 cost includes bus, show and dinner. Call Winnie Vincent at 349-4874.

Citywide worship at Mt. Olivet
There will be a citywide worship gathering at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Delaware Strategic Prayer Network in an effort to promote revival and unity. Every town will hold a worship meeting before May 22. The blitz will end on that date with a drive-through caravan of praise traveling from Delmar to Wilmington.
Shiloh Spring Festival
Shiloh Community Church, Laurel, will have its annual Spring Festival and yard sale on Saturday, May 15, from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Available will be scrapple sandwiches, peas and dumplings, vegetable beef soup, and more. Call 875-7075.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
The Rev. Jeanne Kirby and Vicki Reinsfelder, lay pastoral associates of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Seaford, joined others in the Diocese of Delaware on May 9 for a two-week pilgrimage to the borders of Scotland. They will spend three nights on the Holy Island of Iona and visit several other places for study, prayer and reflection. The Diocese of Argyll and the Isles of the Scottish Episcopal Church is the sister Diocese of Delaware. In the absence of Rector Jeanne Kirby, the Rev. Custer will celebrate the Holy Eucharist on Sunday, May 16, at the 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. services at St. Luke’s. On Thursday, May 20, Ascension Day, evening prayer will be at 7 followed by a covered dish supper.

Gethsemane concert
Gethsemane United Methodist Church is having a concert featuring the group “Reunion” on Sunday, May 16, 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken.

‘The Lights of Home’
On Sunday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m. “The Lights of Home” will perform at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Laurel. Refreshment to follow. Call 875-5009.

Our Lady of Loudes Church
Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 532 Stein Highway, Seaford, is celebrating the good works of parishioners involved in church ministries. There are more than 25 ministries supported through Our Lady of Lourdes parish. These include prayer groups, support groups, outreach to the poor and elderly, and daily operations of the parish. There is an Hispanic community who celebrate Mass in Spanish on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. All Roman Catholics and those interested in the faith are invited to one of the Masses and afterwards in the parish hall. The celebration will be held after the Masses during the weekend of May 22 and 23.

Latin Mass May 16
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 will be celebrated on May 16. The mass is a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. Call 629-8863.

Delmar church events
The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorothy Road, will have a sandwich sale, yard sale, and car wash on Saturday, May 15, starting at 9 a.m. Oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, chicken salad, and baked goods. Call 875-7824.

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