Church Events
Thursday, October 10, 2001
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 set
A homecoming service will be held at Chaplain’s Chapel, near Bridgeville, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m. The Rev. Olin Shockley will be speaker. There will be special music. Dinner will follow.

Christ U.M.C. plans bazaar
Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will hold its fall bazaar Friday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with chicken salad and ham sandwiches, homemade soup and pies. Drawing for prizes, including a handmade quilt and table, will be held following the spaghetti dinner, which will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. For details,call 875-4233.

Homecoming set at Portsville
Portsville United Methodist Church will celebrate its 54th annual homecoming Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. The Lights of Home, Reed and Ruth Morris, Tammy Driscoll and Sam Hearn will perform. Dinner will be served in the community hall. The church is 3 miles west of Laurel at Portsville Road and Dogwood Lane. Breakfast, lunch and bake sale Line United Methodist Church, Rt. 54, Delmar, is holding a breakfast, lunch and bake sale Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning at 7 a.m.

Gospel group to perform
Gospel group Called Out will be in concert Saturday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Laurel (near Trap Pond). For more information call Sandy LeCates at 302-856-1506 or e-mail her at

Foggie harvest weekend set
Harvest Home Services will be held at Foggie A.M.E. Zion Church, Bridgeville, Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14. At 7 p.m. on Saturday, the Rev. Anthony Flowers, Laurel, will speak on family enrichment and development ministry. On Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Leon Williams from the Rehoboth Temple of Praise, Laurel, will speak.

Retreat for Scouts planned
The Catholic Committee on Boy Scouting has scheduled the biannual Catholic Retreat for Boy Scouts for the weekend of Oct. 26-28. The theme for this year is “The Kingdom of God.” The Henson (Nanticoke) Scout Camp has been reserved for this event. For information, call Tommy Watts, 834-5408, or e-mail him at TWATTS5@AOL.COM

Church has awards for Scouts
The Catholic Church has a program of awards which may be earned by members of the various age levels of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. A group will begin soon to learn about the Ad Altare Dei Award. For information, call William Stoops at 629-8863 or e-mail him at STOOPSWG@JUNO.COM.

Time for quiet meditation
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Seaford, holds a weekly Wednesday service beginning at 7 p.m. The service usually lasts approximately 40 minutes and includes Bible readings, the Litany of Healing, a time for quiet meditation and a celebration of Holy Eucharist. The church is located on Front Street in Seaford.

A celebration of life
Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 3.5 miles west of Seaford, at Reliance on Woodland Ferry Road, is holding a “celebration of life” Oct. 19, 20, 21. On Friday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. the gospel group Soldiers of the Cross will perform. Mike and Jane Maloney, Ray Fisher and Pat White, will perform Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday morning, Oct. 21, the regular scheduled services will be replaced with a 10:30 a.m. service. David Burke, youth director of the Peninsula Conference, will speak.

Bethel Church to hold supper
On Saturday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m., a covered dish supper will be held in Bethel Church community dining hall in Oak Grove. For details call Lucy Slacum, 629-7177.

St. George’s plans luncheon
A luncheon will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. George’s United Methodist Church, between Laurel and Delmar. Featured will be oyster, chicken salad and hot dog sandwiches, peas and dumpling and vegetable soup, desserts and a bake table.

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