Church Events
Thursday, October 24, 2002
Galestown plans homecoming
Galestown United Methodist Church will hold its 147th homecoming Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m. The Rev. Tony Rosetta will be the guest speaker. Bud Scott will sing. Dinner will be served after the service.

Christmas craft sale planned
A Christmas craft sale will be Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, 28714 Seaford Road, Laurel. Admission is $1. Spaces are still available at $15 per space, $20 with electricity. For details, call 875-8150 or 875-0771.

Fest theme to be Wild West
Laurel Baptist Church will have a western-theme fall harvest party Saturday, Oct. 26, 4 to 7 p.m. There will be free food, games and fellowship. There will also be a silent cake auction. The church is located on Bi-State Boulevard, 1/4 mile before the Laurel Grain Co.

Southern gospel concert set
Doug Fluharty, southern gospel singer, will perform at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Laurel, Sunday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Fluharty has been performing for over 30 years. St. Paul’s is located on Old Stage Road. For details, call 856-6107

Church plans Oktoberfest
Christ Lutheran Church, Shipley Street, Seaford, will celebrate Oktoberfest Sunday, Oct. 27, on the church grounds. Activities start at 12:30 p.m. and last until 4 p.m. “As the new pastor here, I am excited that our neighbors will have such an entertaining way to get to know our church family,” said pastor Andy Watkins. “Everything is free of charge. Oktoberfest activities include pony cart rides, a moon bounce, face painting and games for the children.” “We plan to praise God with music, song, and puppets this year. It will be awesome,” said Amy Brown, director of Christian education. “German food, bratwurst and family entertainment will be enjoyed by all that attend this annual event.”

Mt. Olivet to collect for UNICEF
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church school children and adults will again be collecting money for the “Trick or Treat” UNICEF campaign. A UNICEF collection table will be set up in the church parking lot during the Halloween parade on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. This is Mt. Olivet’s fourth year of participation, contributing more than $450 to help needy children around the world. will host a chicken and dumpling dinner Saturday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. Price is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 6 to 12 years and free for children 5 and under. Carry outs will not be sold. The church is 4.5 miles west of Seaford on Woodland Church Road.

Church plates for sale
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church is selling second edition church plates. To make a purchase call 875-5009 or 875-3728. Harvest party set at Grace The G.B.C. Fun Family Bible Activities Night at Grace Baptist Church, at the corner of Atlanta Road and Fleetwood Drive in Seaford, will host a harvest party on Wednesday, Oct. 30, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. Children are asked to come dressed as their favorite Biblical character. After a short service, families will be able to enjoy old-fashioned games appropriate for children ages 4 to sixth grade. For reservations, call the church at 629-8434 or Desiree Moore at 628-9432.
Grace Baptist to host musician
Gospel singer Doug Fluharty, Easton, Md., will perform at Grace Baptist Church, 805 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, Sunday, Nov. 3. He will be featured at the 10:45 morning service and in a concert that evening at 7. Fluharty has been performing for 34 years in churches across the U.S. eastern seaboard and up into Canada. He has played concerts with many of the prominent southern gospel and contemporary groups of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. He uses a variety of keyboards and electronic enhancing devices. For more information call 629-8434 or visit the church’s web site,

Foggie A.M.E. to sell dinners
Foggie A.M.E. Zion Church, Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville, will sell dinners on Friday, Nov. 1, beginning at noon. Platters will include oysters ($8), fried chicken ($7) and chicken and dumplings ($7), all served with potato salad, yams, macaroni and cheese, string beans and corn bread. For more information call Blanche Puckham, 875-2965, or Virginia Snead, 875-7438.

Mt. Olivet will host dinner
The women of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 315 High St., Seaford, will serve their annual roast beef dinner on Friday, Nov. 1, in the church’s fellowship hall. The hours are 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The dinner will be served family style and take-outs will be available. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for students and free for children 5 and under. The hall is accessible to the handicapped.

Bethel plans homecoming
Bethel United Methodist Church, Bethel, will hold homecoming Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Robert O’Kelley Wallace, director of Barrett’s Chapel. Music will provided by Bruce Willey and Band of Brothers and Sisters of Salisbury, Md. The Bethel U.M. Women will serve a beef and dumpling dinner afterward at the Community House.

Lunch to help Sunday school
Cokesbury United Methodist Church will host a Sunday school luncheon Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. at Cokesbury Community Hall, Cokesbury Road near Reliance, Md. Food available will be oyster sandwiches, homemade chicken salad, vegetable beef soup and hot dogs. There will also be baked goods for sale. Carry outs will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Sunday school.

Epworth to host conference
Epworth Fellowship Church, Laurel, will hold a Signs and Wonders conference with the Rev. Don Rogers, Nov. 3 through 6, at 7 p.m. There will also be music each night. For details, call 875-7995.

St. George’s to serve lunch
St. George’s Church, between Delmar and Laurel just past Bacon Switch, will hold a luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. There will be oyster and chicken salad sandwiches, peas and dumplings, vegetable soup, desserts and other baked goods.

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