Church Events
Thursday, August 16, 2001
Pastor's Anniversary Service
Pentecostal Temple, Church of God in Christ, 508 W. 8th St., Laurel, will hold a Pastor's Anniversary Service, on Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Bishop L.T. Blackshear; Host Pastor is Elder C. L. Blackshear.

Mt. Olivet Preschool openings
Mt. Olivet Preschool has limited space available for Fall 2001. Students who will be 2, 3, or 4 years of age by Aug. 31, are eligible for enrollment in their age appropriate class. Class sizes are limited to 12 students for the 4-year-old class, 10 students in the 3-year old class, and 6-students per class for the 2-year old classes. Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9 to 11:15 beginning Wednesday, Sept. 5. For information call Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church at 629-4458 or Linda Stephenson at 629-2786.

Church Yard Sale Aug. 18
A Multi-Family Yard Sale will be held Aug. 18, starting at 7 a.m., at the Good Samaritan Christian Fellowship Church. Items include: Collectibles, Antiques, Clothes, "Ladies' Plus Sizes Galore," Tools, Shelving Units, etc. The church is located on 13 A, now Seaford Highway, about 1 mile south of Blades.

Latin Mass Aug 19 - 3 p.m.
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 is celebrated on the third Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Dover. The mass will be celebrated on Aug. 19. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For further information, call 302-674-5905 or 302-629-8863.

Centenary hosts fair Aug. 25
Centenary United Methodist Church's summer fair promises a day of fun, food, and games on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children of all ages are invited to gather at the church, at the corner of Poplar and Market Streets, Laurel, for hours of laughter as the clown tickles your funny bone and dunking booth volunteers pay the price for your best pitch.. Dress comfortably, especially if you're going to play the games. Register for Sunday School while you are here! Purchase grilled hamburgers and hot dogs and homemade ice cream to top off the perfect day. For more information, call the church office at 875-3983.

Gospel Sing set for Sept. 15
The 12th annual Old Fashion Gospel Sing, featuring the Tombstone Cowboys, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Delmar Park. Opening Prayer by Mayors McDonnell and Nibblett. Other singers will include: Jim and Patty Jeannette; Smith Family Singers; Northpointe Tabernacle Singers; Rick and Cathy Benton; Terri and Barbara; Barbely Boys; Cornerstone Notes; Brewer Family; and Tony Carey and Les Sherrill. Kids activities include: Margie the Clown, and Pony Rides and Wagon Train by Tim. Bring your own lawn chairs for a full day of family activities with good praise, good fun and good food including: hot dogs, hamburgers, Mrs. Eleanor's Famous Oysters, sodas and sweets. For more information call 302-846-3011.

Precept Training Oct. 11-13
A Precept Bible Study Workshop, sponsored by WOLC 102.5, "Joy On the Air," will be presented by Precept Ministries of Chattanooga, Tenn. This Workshop for students, potential leaders, or current leaders, will be held Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11-13, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel. Classes will be held each day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Classes will be available for every level of learning, from a new student with little or no previous knowledge of inductive studies to those with extensive prior knowledge. New workshops and workshop materials have been added in 2001. Founded in 1970 by Jack and Kay Authur, Precept Ministries has a worldwide reputation for accurate, in-depth Bible study methods with powerful application of Biblical principles. Experienced instructors lead intense sessions that teach you the inductive Bible study skills of observation, interpretation, application, and discussion group leadership. Our experienced trainers can also offer tried and true instructions to guide you in developing more effective skills in your particular area of interest or need. If you are interested in attending the Precept Ministries Institute of Training Workshop, call precept Ministries at 800-763-8280 to register. For further information contact Cheryl Pepper at 302-732-3536 or Don Andrews at 410-376-0303.

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