Church Events
Thursday, November 20, 2003
Seaford Community Thanksgiving Service
The annual Seaford Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Greater Seaford Ministerium, will be Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church. Local pastors will be participating. The Rev. Tom Gross, pastor of Mt. Olivet UMC, will be the speaker, with special music provided by the Atlanta Road Alliance Church choir. Light refreshments will be served following the service. A Thanksgiving offering will be received and will be given to the Seaford-Blades Associated Charities and the Seaford Mission. Non-perishable food items will be collected for the Seaford Community Food Closet. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located on Atlanta Road, 1-1/2 miles north of the intersection of Stein Highway and Atlanta Road.

Back Home Service
A Back-Home Service will be Sunday, Nov. 30, at Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ, W. 8th Street, Laurel, at 4 p.m., with Elder C.L. Blackshear, pastor; Elder Charles Johnson, assistant pastor. Speaker will be Bishop L.T. Blackshear from Bibleway Temple in Dover. Refreshments will be served after the service.

Men’s Day services
Men’s Day will be observed Sunday, Nov. 23, at the C.H. Foggie AME Zion Church in Bridgeville. The Rev. William Dent, pastor of Wallace Temple AME Zion Church in Rhodesdale, Md., will speak at the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Lewis N. Watson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Salisbury, will speak at the 3:30 p.m. service. Members of his church’s choir and congregation will also be there. The step team, Christian Brothers With Step, will perform, as will choirs from St. John’s Second Baptist Church in Millsboro and Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Bridgeville. Dinner will be served following the morning service. For details call the Rev. Roscoe R. West, 875-5397.

Concert with Youth Choir
There will be a concert featuring Holy Trinity Church of God Youth Choir from Reading, Pa., at the Clarence Street Church of God in Seaford, on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. The concert is free to all. Sunday, Nov. 30, is Youth Day at the church. The Rev. William Lockhart, youth pastor of Holy Trinity Church of God, Reading, is the messenger for the 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. worship services.
‘No Name Band’
The “No Name Band” will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. Contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Trinity Hymn Sing
Trinity UMC, Dublin Hill, is having a Hymn Sing on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2:30 p.m. with Everett Warrington and the Gospel Gents. Refreshments will be served. From Bridgeville take Rt. 404 west, turn left onto Dublin Hill Road and follow Dublin Hill Road. The church is two miles on the right.

Thanksgiving dinner
Union United Methodist Church, 2 North Laws St., Bridgeville, will have its annual community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 27, noon to 2 p.m., in the church’s fellowship hall. Admission is free to all. Call 337-7409.

Family & Friends Day
All are invited to Family & Family Friends Day at Williams Chapel Church, 501-1/2 North Cannon St., Bridgeville, Nov. 30, at 4 p.m. Theme is “One Body.” We all need each other, Ephesians 4:25, “For we are members one of another.” Pastor is Charles W. Smith Jr. This is sponsored by the Pastor’s Committee. Contact Minister Nadine Smack, 628-7776 or Sister Constance Hicks, 337-0293.

Christmas dinner
The Ninety & Nine extends an invitation to men and women to its annual Christmas dinner at the Seaford Golf & Country Club, on Monday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. The Ninety & Nine is a ministry, which was formed in 1984 by a group of women who care about the needs of others. There are no membership dues to pay. Mike and Jane Maloney from Cambridge, Md., will be the featured guests. They will be leading in praise and worship. Mike was a three-term elected states attorney and served Dorchester County as prosecutor for 23 years. He currently practices law in Cambridge. Jane, originally from St. Michaels, Md., is a musician and teaches piano in their home. She has written and produced two albums of gospel songs. They started “For His Glory Ministries” seven years ago, and Mike has since become an ordained minister. They both evangelize and have ministered all over the East Coast. Their unique testimony will tell of their hardships during their early marriage, as well as Mike’s addiction to alcohol and gambling. Reservations are necessary and the deadline is Dec. 3. For more information call Joyce Thomas at 629-2248.

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