artist coming to Seaford
Alan McGill, who for many years was one of the most recorded soloists
in the field of religious music, will present a program of "Song and
Christian Testimony" at First Baptist Church, 543 N. Bradford St.,
Seaford, Sunday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m.
McGill has recorded numerous single records and 23 albums.
Early in his Christian recording career while under contract in Hollywood,
his rendition of "Each Step of the Way" became the fastest-selling
sacred record in America.
There is no admission charge.
Ninety and Nine to hold Christmas dinner
The Ninety & Nine invites women to its annual Christmas dinner at
the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Monday, Dec. 6, 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.
The speaker will be Barbara Wilson from Laurel. Wilson taught in the
public school system and Delaware Technical & Community College for
During her career she also taught seminars and workshops for educators,
and business and industry workers.
After Wilson's retirement in 1991, she was active in ministry at St.
John's UMC in Seaford, serving as volunteer lay pastor of visitation.
On July 4, she was appointed pastor of the Laurel-Mt. Pleasant Charge.
She plans to continue theological studies at Duke University until
she concludes her requirements to be a licensed local pastor in the
United Methodist Church.
Music will be provided by Esther Marval.
Reservations are necessary. For details call Joyce Thomas at 629-2248
or Mildred Fager at 629-7228.
Trip to Sight & Sound theater is planned
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Laurel, is sponsoring a trip
to "The Miracle of Christmas Show" at the Sight and Sound Theater
in Lancaster, Pa. on Saturday, Dec. 18.
The cost of $71 includes transportation by Savages' bus service, buffet
meal, ticket to the show, shopping stop at Rockvale Mall and a short
tour of holiday lighting in Lancaster.
For more information and reservations, call 302-846-2694.
Shiloh Ministries to be introduced
On Sunday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 5 p.m., an open house will be held at
the home of Randy and Barbara Walter to introduce Shiloh Ministries,
which is being developed as a disciplining and training program for
single mothers and their children. Anyone interested in finding out
more about this ministry is welcome to come.
The house is located at 209 West St. in Berlin. For more information,
On Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the Wal-Mart Store on U.S. 50 in Berlin, Md.,
a bake sale will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to benefit Shiloh
Kids' Club set for every Wednesday
Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel, is hosting a weekly, after-school
fellowship group for children called Kids' Club. The weekly fellowship
group will include safe homework hours, tutoring, meals, music, recreation
and crafts. The club will meet on each Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30
For more information call the church office at 875-4233.
activity will give parents night out
The Seaford Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a Parents Night Out
program. Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited
to attend "Christmas is Coming" on Friday, Dec. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m.
To obtain more information or register (must be registered), call
Sandy at 628-9808. Dinner will be provided. There is no charge for
this program. A parent must bring and pick up the child.
Church to stage a live nativity scene
Providence United Methodist Church, Shortly Road, Georgetown, will
hold its second annual live nativity Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and
5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Animals and music will be featured and refreshments
will be served.
Pianist to perform at First Baptist, Seaford
G. Richard Deal, concert pianist and recording artist, will present
a sacred piano concert at First Baptist Church, Seaford, Sunday, Dec.
5, at 7 p.m. He will give a second performance at the Seaford Christian
Academy on Dec. 6.
Deal is from the Chicago, Ill., area and has presented nearly 1,900
sacred and classical piano concerts in Europe, Asia, North and South
America, including numerous solo concerts in the United States. He
has also performed with symphony orchestras including an appearance
at Chicago's historic Orchestra Hall. He is a graduate of the American
Conservatory of Music, the Moody Bible Institute and the Sherwood
Conservatory, all of Chicago.
He has been a participant in several international piano competitions
including the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, Russia. He
arranges his own sacred piano arrangements and has released five professional
recordings. The most recent one is entitled "Piano Favorites," a collection
of favorite classical selections.
The church is located at 543 N. Bradford St. Admission is free.
Women's association plans celebration
The Seaford Presbyterian Women's Association is holding a Christmas
celebration, "The Birth of Christ in Scripture and Carol," on Sunday,
Dec. 12, at 3 p.m. All women are invited. Toiletries will be collected
for local shelters. The church is located on Bridgeville Road.
St. John's to present music of the season
The choirs of St. John's United Methodist Church of Seaford will present
their annual concert of Christmas music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec.
12, in the church sanctuary. A selection of music ranging from traditional
carols to contemporary anthems will be performed.
The Choirs of St. John's, including the adult choir, the handbell
choir and the newly formed wind ensemble, are under the direction
of David R. Miller. Ralph Holland will provide the organ accompaniment.
Admission is free. St. John's is located on the corner of Pine and
Poplar streets in Seaford.