Church Events
Thursday, September 20, 2001
Mid-week worship service
St. John’s United Methodist Church, Seaford, holds Wednesday-night worship services beginning at 6:30 with music by Rosemary Martin. Child care is provided.

St Stephen’s fall festival
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, State Street, Delmar, will hold its fall festival Saturday, Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Camelot Hall. There will be food, crafts, collectibles, a cash drawing and a youth car wash.

Gethsemane plans yard sale
Gethsemane Church will hold its Attic Treasures Day, Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. to noon. There will be an indoor/outdoor yard sale, baked goods, homemade soups and scrapple sandwiches. The church is 5 miles west of Seaford at Reliance.

Church of God yard sale
Clarence Street Church of God, Seaford, will hold its annual Women’s Day yard sale Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The church’s Women’s Day Services are Sunday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The morning speaker is Min. Alberta Waples. Guests for the 5 p.m. service are the Rev. Dorothy Wilson and the choir from Fitzwater Church of God in Philadelphia. Dinner will be served to all after the evening service.

Woodland to present drama
Woodland United Methodist Church, Woodland, will present Jim Hughes in the drama, “David, a Man After God’s Heart,” Sunday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Hughes portrays the story of King David. Hughes is a licensed preacher from Vineland, N.J., and has been in the music and drama ministry since 1971.

Revival to start with music
An evening of southern gospel music will be Sunday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. The featured group will be “Reunion.” Weekend revival services begin Friday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m., with speaker Dr. Brooks Reynolds and music by the Sounds of Joy and St. Paul’s Choir. Saturday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m., the speaker will be the Rev. Ed. Dennis and music will be by the O’Day Family, and St. Paul’s Choir. On the Sunday, Oct. 7, morning service at 11, the speaker will be Brad Schutt, and music will be by “Judge Not.” Pastor Don Murray will speak at the 7 p.m. service and St. Paul’s Choir will provide music.

Day for women planned
The Ladies Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy, north alternate US 13, Seaford, will hold their fourth annual Praise and Worship Day for Women Saturday, Oct. 6. The guest speaker for the 10 a.m. service will be Joyce Thomas, leader of the Ninety and Nine, speaking on “The Prayer of Jabez.” The singers for the morning service will be the Smith Family . The guest speaker for the afternoon will be Kathy Bing. For more details call Rose Mary Dean at 629-2027.

Mt. Pleasant plans dinner
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church will host a chicken and dumpling dinner Saturday, Oct. 6, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Rehoboth Day Care Center, Rt. 1, Rehoboth. Cost is $7 per person. Proceeds will benefit the Service, Enlightenment, Love & Fellowship Community Outreach Organization. For details call Bruce Duffy, 645-5574, or Diaz Bonville, 645-7544.

Fall festival planned
The Church of God of Prophecy, US 13 N and Dorothy Road between Delmar and Laurel, will hold its fall festival and yard sale Saturday, Oct. 6, beginning at 9 a.m. Foods available include: oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, homemade ice cream, chicken salad, hamburgers, hot dogs, scrapple sandwiches, baked goods, soup and chili.

Sounds of Grace to sing
The gospel recording group the Sounds of Grace will celebrate their 10th anniversary. Joining them will be the Epworth Quartet from Laurel and Steve Hienze from Pa. The concert will be held at Christ Evangelistic Church, Laurel, Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. For information call 337-3105 or 337-3528.

Joyce Igo to perform
Christ the Cornerstone Community Church will host singer Joyce Igo Sunday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Seaford Road, Rt. 13A, and Bethel Road. For more information call 875-0771.

Jericho to host guest speaker
Jericho Fellowship International will feature Art Doakes as guest speaker Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., at Mt. Olivet Church, Seaford. Doakes is pastor of God’s Covenant Discipleship Church in Laurel. He lives in Bridgeville with his wife Karen and four daughters. The choir from Doakes’ church will perform. For details call 629-5654; or visit the web site at

Workshop set for leaders
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 Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11 through 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 Arthur, Precept Ministries has a worldwide reputation for accurate, in-depth Bible study methods with powerful application of Biblical principles.
Experienced instructors lead sessions that teach the inductive Bible study skills of observation, interpretation, application, and discussion group leadership. 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.

Spaghetti dinner planned
Centenary United Methodist Church Promise Keepers are serving a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Oct, 13, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Centenary U.M. Church, Poplar and Market Streets, Laurel. Dinner will cost $5 for adults and $3 for children (6 to 12 years old) and will include all you can eat spaghetti, salad, meatballs and bread.

Homecoming service Oct. 14
A homecoming service will be held at Chaplain’s Chapel, near Bridgeville, on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m. The Rev. Olin Shockley will be the speaker. There will be special music. Dinner will follow.

Centennials to perform
A southern gospel concert by the Centennials of North Carolina will be Saturday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m., at Wesley United Methodist Church, 6304 Eldorado Road, about 1 mile south of intersection of routes 331 and 392 in Dorchester County, Md. For more information, call 410-754-0753. The Centennials will also perform Sunday, Oct. 7, 10:30 a.m., at Friendship Community Church, 4339 American Corner Road, Federalsburg, Md.

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