Church Events
Thursday, September 11, 2003
Temple to hold conference
The Rehoboth Temple of Praise, Laurel, will hold a youth conference Sept. 12 and 13 at the Sands Hotel, Rehoboth Beach. To register or for details, call 875-5545.

Benefit gospel sing planned
A gospel sing featuring the Cash Family, Felton, Kendall George, Millsboro, Jim and Jennifer Parvis, Delmar, Kim Niblett, Laurel, Virginia Mitchell, Salisbury, Md., and Faith Baptist Church Singers will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church (across from Bonanza) Delmar, Md. Cost is $5. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Proceeds will to go the patients and residents of Deer’s Head Hospital Center. Door prizes will be given. Donations will be accepted. Call 410-543-4051 or 543-4052 for more information.

Church to present drama
The United Deliverance Bible Center Drama Production Team will present “The Choice,” a play written and produced by elder Thelma E. Jones., Saturday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m. at Paul S. Dunbar Elementary School, West 6th St., Laurel. Admission is free. For details, call Jones at 337-7571.
v St. Luke’s back to fall schedule
Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold Rally Day, when it returns to the fall schedule of services, on Sept. 14. Sunday services will start at 8 and 10:15 a.m. Church school registration and classes will start at 9 a.m. Pro Anaphora (children’s chapel) will be during the 10:15 service. The vestry will hold its regular September meeting following the 10:15 service. Education for Ministry (EFM) will start at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15. Confirmation classes will resume on Sunday, Sept. 21. The church is also planning its second annual antiques, treasures and rummage sale for Saturday, Sept. 27, in the parish house, North and King streets, from 7 a.m. till 1 p.m. Items will include antiques, furniture, linens, toys, electronics, kitchen appliances and Christmas decorations. Breakfast will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. and lunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For further information contact Nancy Harper at 629-3984.

Band of Brothers to perform
A gospel concert with Bruce Willey and the Band of Brothers and Sisters will be Sunday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Portsville United Methodist Church, Dogwood Lane west of Bethel. For details, call 875-3628.
Church women selling dinners
The Deborah Circle of Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel, is selling tickets for Eming’s chicken or ribs platters, to be picked up at the church on Friday night, Sept. 19. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased by calling the church office at 875-4233 or the parsonage at 875-3398. Proceeds will benefit missions both local and global.

A celebration of family, friends
The seventh annual Family & Friends Celebration will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, at the Charles Herbert Foggie AME Zion Church, Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville. The celebration will begin Saturday at 5 p.m. with a musical presented by Steven Smack and Tim Jenkins. The musical will include various singing groups and soloists. The celebration will conclude on Sunday with 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. worship services. Pastor of the church, the Rev. Wilford L. Oney Jr., will speak at the morning service. The afternoon speaker will be the Rev. Scot C. Moore, pastor of Judah Temple AME Zion Church, Largo, Md. Dinner will be served following the morning service. For more information contact Virginia West Snead, 875-7438.

Mission distributes free food
Royal Mission, an outreach of River of Life Christian Center, distributes free food on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. until noon. Walk-ins are welcome. The mission is located at 500 E. Market St., Greenwood. Call 349-9484 for more information or to make an appointment to pick up food at another time.

Revival services planned
Grace Baptist Church, will hold revival services Sept. 14 through 17, 7 p.m. each evening, led by Homer McKeithan of Southport, N.C. McKeithan and his wife are graduates of Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Winchester, Va., where he received a degree in church music and his wife a degree in music education. McKeithan continued his education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, and has been in pastoral ministry for 35 years. As a missionary evangelist, he has traveled to Hong Kong, Korea, Haiti, Costa Rica, Russia and most recently to India. On his trips to Russia he was involved in starting nearly two dozen churches and the distribution of Bibles and medical supplies. In India he spoke to more than 1,500 local pastors who were attending a leadership conference. The church is at 805 Atlanta Road, Seaford.

Church to host buffet
A fried chicken buffet will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Cost will be $8.50 for adults and for carry-outs, $4 for children. The dinner will be served from 2 to 6 p.m. Baked goods will also be sold.

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