JC Block Party May 21
The JC Block Party in downtown Laurel will have free games for all ages, entertainment on stage all day and free lunch provided on Sunday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Market Square Park and Janosik Park in Downtown Laurel. The event is sponsored by Laurel Wesleyan Church. For details call 875-5380.
Mount Olivet classes on DVD
The story of Jesus on DVD was recently mailed to every home in the Seaford area. If it has stirred your interest to know more about the real Jesus, Mount Olivet Church, at 315 High St., in Seaford is offering classes entitled "Who is this Jesus?" The class will be held on Sundays at 9:45 a.m., starting May 21 and on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., starting May 23. All are welcome at either of these classes. Call 629-4458.
Memorial Day concert May 27
There will be an outdoor Memorial Day concert on Saturday, May 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Victory Tabernacle Church of God, U.S. 13A, between Seaford and Laurel. For information phone 629-8070.
Fun and fellowship dance
St. John's United Methodist Church will have a fun and fellowship dance on Saturday, June 17, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The dinner (choice of steak or baked chicken breast) will be catered by the Seaford Men of the Moose. Christian and dinner music will be provided during dinner by Jerry Jones and Mark Lowery CD Specials with live performances by "Lights of Home" and musical memories by Charles Michel (music from the 1940s to 1980s). The price is $18 a person with advance tickets only. Groups of six or more must reserve a table in order to sit together. Call Ruth Rhoades at 629-0789 for tickets and table reservations. All adults are welcome with proceeds going to missions projects.
Concert at Trinity United
Everett Warrington and the Gospel Gents will be in concert at Trinity United Methodist Church (near Trap Pond) at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 21. A fellowship dinner preceeds the service at 5 p.m.
Drama, Book of Esther June 4
Messiash's Vineyard Church, Laurel, will be performing the Book of Esther. The drama is entitled "Esther and the King." Plan to attend on Sunday, June 4, at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. This account of the Book of Esther involves a beautiful young orphan girl who rises from obscurity to become queen. For details call 875-4646.
St. Luke's Faith Alive weekend
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford hosted a Faith Alive weekend April 28-30. There were 85 attendees including 19 guest witnesses from Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Connecticut and Florida. The weekend included prayers, song and an opportunity to hear the experiences of men and women from other churches, as well as time for individual spiritual renewal. Dinners and luncheons were prepared and served by the ladies of John Wesley United Methodist Church. Separate programs for youth and teens were also held. Holy Eucharist, individual prayers and songs of praise were offered at worship service on Sunday. Everyone is welcome to join in worship at St. Luke's.
Pastor brings home title
Bob Miller, senior pastor at Central Worship Center (CWC) in Laurel, takes his racing seriously. This was evident earllier in May as he competed at the Bridgeport Speedway in Bridgeport, N.J. Not only did he compete, but he brought home the title of "Faster Pastor" by winning the race. CWC members John and Debbie Irwin, and Jimmy and Georgie LaPlant, stock car owners and fans, recruited pastor Miller and youth pastor Rob Brown to participate in the special race for area pastors scheduled at the speedway. Central Worship Center. Sunday services are at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with the E318 Youth Group meeting on Sundays at 6 p.m. Call the church office at 875-7995.
The No Name Band May 19
The No Name Band will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.
Wesleyan Gospel Music May 20
There will be an evening of gospel music on Saturday, May 20, at 6 p.m. at the Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark), on U.S. 13 between Seaford and Laurel. The featured singers will be the Camp Family from Columbus, N.C. along with The Old Time Gospel Singers of Laurel. A love offering will be taken and all proceeds will be for the benefit of The Make A Wish Foundation of Lower Delaware. For details call 875-1158.
St. Paul's gospel concert May 21
There will be a special concert at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, on May 21, at 7 p.m., featuring "God's Country Crossroads," a southern gospel group from Pocomoke, Md. Don Murray and friends will begin at 6:30 p.m. St. Paul's is east of U.S. 13, Laurel, on Old Stage Road. Call 856-6107 and hit 3 on the menu.
Latin Mass May 21
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 is celebrated on the third Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Dover. The mass will be celebrated on May 21. The mass is a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For details call 302-674-5781.
St. Philip's Calendar Day
On Sunday, May 7, 2006, St. Philip's Church held their annual Calendar Day to plan for the upcoming year. Some events to highlight for the year ahead are: June 4th, Pentecost, Services at Old Christ Church beginning at 10 a.m. During the months of July and August services of Holy Eucharist will be held at Old Christ Church at 9:30 a.m. During the service on Sept. 10, the Rev. Rita Nelson will have blessing of the backpacks and this is also the first day of Sunday School. Sunday School runs from September through May. On Oct. 1 services will be held at Old Christ Church and will include Blessing of the Animals. Oct 21 marks the day of the ECW Family Night. During the months of September through June the following monthly meetings take place. Every Wednesday at noon the Rev. Rita Nelson has healing service with Eucharist, a potluck luncheon follows the service. The men have a prayer breakfast on the second Saturday at 8 a.m., at Laurel Dutch Inn; the third Monday the ECW meets at 7:30 p.m.; the third Thursday the Shawl Ministry meets at 7 p.m.
St. Philip's Cookbook for sale
The women of St. Philip's Episcopal Church have published a cookbook titled "Heavenly Delights." The cookbook is available by calling 877-0281, or calling the church office at 875-3644. The office hours of St. Philip's Church are 8:30 a.m.-noon Monday thru Friday. The cost of each cookbook is $10.
River of Life Video series
A video series on love, sex, marriage and romance which consists of six 60-minute sessions addressing the art of attraction, dating, courtship, intimacy, conflict, romance and commitment is being presented by Tommy Nelson, pastor of Denton Bible Church, Denton, Texas. He has been featured on Focus On The Family radio broadcast. Sessions will be held Saturdays, May 27 through July 1, at 11 a.m., at River of Life Christian Center, 17 West Market St., Greenwood, 349-9420.
Ninety and Nine dinner meeting
The Ninety & Nine extends an invitation to all women to join them for their quarterly dinner meeting at the Seaford Golf & Country Club, Monday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m. The Ninety & Nine is a ministry formed in 1984 by a group of women who care about the needs of others. There are no membership dues. The special speaker for the evening is Anita Kiger, who lives in Dover. She and her husband, Pastor James Kiger, minister together at Restoration Life Ministries in Smyrna. She is also the women's ministry coordinator for First State Fall Fest, which will be held in Dover on Oct. 6-8 at Delaware State University football stadium. She will be sharing her testimony of the journey of her teenage daughter's pregnancy and the victory that followed. The singer will be Deneice Brown of Camden. Reservations are necessary and the deadline is June 1.
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